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I know, I know—dinosaur fights, Unix systems, rapid breeding, clones that work better, not worse, than designed—it seems far-fetched to call this movie realistic. But the last time I had watched Jurassic Park was before I graduated high school. When I saw previews for the new sequel, I decided it was time to revisit this masterpiece, and realized it was a very different movie than I remembered.
Microscopes have led to countless scientific discoveries that benefit mankind in many ways. Just as astronomers use telescopes to explore the huge outer world of space, microscopes can be used to study what is otherwise inscrutable to the human eye.
Alchemy is a pseudo-science today, but at one time it was a proto-science. Though it is difficult to imagine, there was a time before science had been invented. Every technology must be invented before people can use it, even the logical study of natural phenomena. Until science came along people used very different processes to understand and predict the world around them.
This week, a million fraternity brothers rushed to join NASA. The reason: scientists have discovered beer in space. Well, not beer exactly. But they did find alcohol: ethyl alcohol, to be precise, the active ingredient in all major alcoholic drinks.
So far, over 2000 people have been infected by the Swine Flu virus, most of which were in North America (mainly Mexico, followed by the United States). It is hard to say, due to the flow of different and often contradicting information, but most likely 149 people have died, as of April 28, morning.
The recent spreading of the deadly Swine Flu has started a wave of panic in the media. The Internet isn't different in that matter. In fact the Swine Flu is currently the top trending topic on the micro-blogging service Twitter. It is also one of the most searched keyword on search engines such as Google and Yahoo. For example "Swine Flu Ohio" is the 27th most popular search keyword on Google.
Nuclear Bombs are known to be the most destructive weapon man has ever created, but it could also be a great tool for some civilian uses. The 7 proposed civilian uses for some of the 23,000+ known nuclear bombs in the world are the following.
This sounds like something from a science fiction movie, but it is a real threat to the whole planet. It can happen any time. A medium sized asteroid of a few kilometers in diameter crashing into the Earth can completely destroy our civilization and exterminate the whole human race, just like it happened to the dinosaurs.