Japan Abandons Costly X-Ray Satellite Lost in Space

Japan Abandons Costly X-Ray Satellite Lost in Space

Japan’s space agency has abandoned its efforts to restore the operations of a multimillion-dollar satellite that was to probe the mysteries of black holes using X-ray telescopes. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency announced Thursday that it would stop trying to...
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No One Knows Dark Souls III’s Release Date in India

No One Knows Dark Souls III’s Release Date in India

Action role-playing game Dark Souls 3 is due to hit stores the world over on April 12 (well, barring Japan since the game release on March 24 there). India was slated to get the game at the same time. This...
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Russia, China Greatest Cyber-Security Threats, But Iran Is Growing

Russia, China Greatest Cyber-Security Threats, But Iran Is Growing

Russia and China present the greatest cyber-security threat to the US, but Iran is trying to increase and spend more on its capabilities, the Navy admiral in charge of the military’s Cyber Command told Congress Tuesday. Adm. Michael Rogers told...
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Trend for coloured hair takes its inspiration from childhood toys

Not for the first time, the latest hair trend requires you to dig deep into your past: welcome to the rise of My Little Pony hair. Inspired by the colourful manes of the little plastic toys, rainbow hair has become...
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Black hair: why it’s time to stop politicising it

For nearly a century, black men’s and women’s hair has been a political declaration, a cultural statement, a social media moment – and sometimes all three. Think Angela Davis, fist raised at a 1960s Black Panther rally; Pam Grier, “the...
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Denim hair: what does it mean?

Denim hair is the latest online hair trend, and became more than simply a hashtag when Kylie Jenner did it last week. Like rainbow hair, it is less about what you look like IRL and more about what looks good...
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Promising lab-grown skin sprouts hair and grows glands

Scientists in Japan have successfully transplanted mice with lab-grown skin that has more of the organ’s working parts in place than ever before. Starting with stem cells made from a mouse’s gums, they managed to craft skin with multiple layers...
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Miami Open: Victoria Azarenka avenges Angelique Kerber loss to reach final

In-form Victoria Azarenka battled past an ailing but determined second seed Angelique Kerber to set up a Miami Open final showdown against Svetlana Kuznetsova with a 6-2 7-5 victory on Thursday. With the victory, the 13th-seeded Belarusian gained revenge for.....
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Amnesty report alleges labour abuse at Qatar World Cup venues

Amnesty report alleges labour abuse at Qatar World Cup venues

Migrant labourers faced abuse that in some cases amounted to forced labour while working on a stadium that will host soccer matches for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, a new report released by Amnesty International alleged Thursday Rights groups...
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MS Dhoni is an inspiring captain who is open to ideas, says Stephen Fleming

The coach of new IPL team Pune Supergiants Stephen Fleming on Friday made light of the speculations over retirement of Mahendra Singh Dhoni from international cricket and hailed his “remarkable” fitness. Asked about Dhoni’s future in the context of Indi...
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