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Even Einstein Couldn’t Think of Peace Plan
For the first time, the late Albert Einstein's personal archives and letters have been opened to the public, and they reveal some surprising things about the man regarded as one of the greatest geniuses who ever lived.
Russia Will Finally Send Men to the Moon
Better late than never, we suppose.  But more than half a century later?
It's reported that Russia is planning to send a team of cosmonauts to the Moon by the year 2030, which would be more than 60 years after America's Apollo 11 mission effectively signaled the end of the US-Soviet s…
Scientists Hope to Clone Extinct Wooly Mammoth
Really?  And we thought the book and movie Jurassic Park were just science fiction.
Scientists in Russia and Korea say they believe they can clone a prehistoric creature that became extinct at least ten thousand years ago. And they've signed an agreement to try.
Solar Storm Strikes Earth
The largest solar storm in five years has engulfed Earth, but scientists say the planet has lucked out -- so far.  It's the result of one of the largest and most dramatic solar explosions ever seen.
Was Osama Bin Laden Really Buried At Sea?
That's what we were told.  The "official" story is that the founder and leader of Al Qaeda was given a burial at sea, only a few hours after commandos from the US Navy's SEAL Team 6 killed him in his home in Pakistan.
But there are now reports that it may not have hap…
Asteroid Coming Toward Earth – What to do??
Forget about that Mayan Doomsday prophecy -- the one that says the world will come an end this December.  Not very many credible people take that one seriously.
But a lot of people with credible credentials say an asteroid will come close to Earth next February, and it should be taken very serio…
Lufkin Industries Buys British Oil Tech Firm
Lufkin Industries has completed a merger that will make the company an even bigger worldwide player in oil exploration and production.  Lufkin's British subsidiary, Lufkin Industries Holdings UK Limited, has bought Zenith Oilfield Technology Ltd., based in Aberdeen, Scotland.
Japan Tsunami Debris Floats Toward North America
Here's another aftershock of the earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan last March.  Millions of tons of debris from near total destruction were washed out to sea when the tsunami subsided and tides returned to normal.
Much of the debris sank to the ocean floor, but between one and two million tons of…

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