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New Asteroid Passes Close to Earth

New Asteroid Passes Close to Earth

A recently discovered asteroid was due to zip within 39,000 thousand miles (64,000 km) of Earth on Friday, marking the second space rock to pass within the orbit of the moon this week, according to NASA scientists. Measuring between 50 and 130 feet (15 and 40 meters) across, the asteroid’s trajec

One of Britain's Oldest Fruit and Veg Shops Is Set to Close its Doors

One of Britain's Oldest Fruit and Veg Shops Is Set to Close its Doors

The world's oldest green grocers is set to finally close its doors - having sold fruit and veg to thousands of customers for over 130 years. The Grade II listed thatched property has passed through six monarchs, 35 Prime Ministers and two World Wars.

Overdosing on Ibuprofen Causes Stomach Bleeding

Many adults who use ibuprofen and other so-called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) drugs take too much, increasing their risk of serious side effects like internal bleeding and heart attacks, a US study suggests. About 15 percent of adults taking ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil) or other NSAIDs li

Scientists Warn of Threat of Plastic Waste on Marine Life

Scientists Warn of Threat of Plastic Waste on Marine Life

Scientists are warning that micro-plastics in the ocean and the toxic chemicals in them are posing a significant risk to giant animals like whales, sharks and manta rays that are marine filter feeders.

Poland Celebrates History of Fluorescent Ads in Neon Museum

Poland Celebrates History of Fluorescent Ads in Neon Museum

Ilona Karwinska found the communist-era neon advertising board in a Warsaw shop that used to sell Western clothing. The sign, with its curling tubes full of bright red gas, was the first of hundreds she has salvaged.

Tank Museum Displaying 110 Battle-Worn Tanks Opens in Jordan

Tank Museum Displaying 110 Battle-Worn Tanks Opens in Jordan

A museum displaying 110 battle-worn tanks from a century of wars in the Middle East and from more distant conflicts has opened in Jordan, reported The Associated Press on Tuesday. Curators at the Royal Tank Museum collected armored vehicles over the past decade, including some that served in both

UAE Vice President Inspects First Arab-Built Satellite

UAE Vice President Inspects First Arab-Built Satellite

Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum inspected on Saturday the progress of the KhalifaSat project, which was built at the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Center (MBRSC), reported the Emirates News Agency (WAM). KhalifaSat

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