Angry Indonesian Mob Slaughters 292 Crocodiles After Villager Killed

People in a small town in Indonesia slaughtered close to 300 crocodiles after a villager was killed by one, the Jakarta Post reports. Sugito was a factory worker who was looking for grass to feed his cattle when he was attacked by an alligator at a wildlife sanctuary in Sorong, West Papua, on Saturday. After local villagers attended his funeral the More...

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By SLPundit On Monday, July 16th, 2018
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A mummy’s final meal adds to an ancient mystery

HOW to prepare for a trip to the mountains concerned hikers five millennia ago as much as it does today. That is the conclusion of the latest study of the mummy dubbed “Ötzi the Iceman”, who perished More...

By SLPundit On Monday, July 16th, 2018
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The way people walk can be used for ID and health checks

LISTEN carefully to the footsteps in the family home, especially if it has wooden floors unmuffled by carpets, and you can probably work out who it is that is walking about. The features most commonly used to identify More...

By SLPundit On Monday, July 16th, 2018
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The rise of the robochef

CREATOR, a new hamburger joint in San Francisco, claims to deliver a burger worth $ 18 for $ 6—in other words, to provide the quality associated with posh restaurants at a fast-food price. The substance More...

By SLPundit On Sunday, July 15th, 2018
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Report: U.S. Sees Decline in Carbon Emissions

The United States in 2017 had the largest decline in carbon emissions in the world, according to conservative think tank American Enterprise Institute.   Citing statistics published by oil giant BP, AEI More...

By SLPundit On Sunday, July 15th, 2018
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Elon Musk Trolls Critical Thai Cave Rescuer  

Elon Musk responded to criticism from Vernon Unsworth, a British diver who had ripped the renowned tech developer for his rigged Thai cave rescue submarine, calling it "just a PR stunt" and saying Musk More...

By SLPundit On Sunday, July 15th, 2018
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NYT: 'Downloadable Gun' Era Officially Begins Aug. 1

Having won a free speech rights settlement against the U.S. government, Cody Wilson will be permitted to post online code for 3-D printing of a "ghost gun — an untraceable, unregistered firearm without More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, July 12th, 2018
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Report: NASA Burned Up Proof of Mars Life 40 Years Ago

A NASA rover has recently discovered organic material that could confirm proof of life on Mars — evidence that previous NASA probes reportedly turned up 40-plus years ago, then accidentally burned it up. New More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
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Israeli Company Plans Lunar Landing Next Year

An Israeli organization said Tuesday that it hopes to become the first non-governmental entity to land a spacecraft on the moon when it attempts to launch a module later this year. SpaceIL and the state-owned Israel More...

By SLPundit On Sunday, July 8th, 2018
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New Radio-Wave Technology Can See People Through Walls

New smart technology known as RF-Pose can see through walls to track and identify people, according to a group of MIT researchers, NBC News Mach reports. "We've seen that monitoring patients' walking More...