Laser Cannons Could Defend Ships Against Pirates

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Lasers cannons could be mounted on ships and boats to help fight off pirates attempting to board the vessels.

British engineers are developing a new type of defense system that uses lasers to incapacitate pirates by dazzling them as they approach a ship.  Lasers cannons could be mounted on ships and boats to help fight off pirates attempting to board the vessels.

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Archaeologists Discover Sunken ‘Graveyard’ Of Ancient Roman Ships

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Amphorae from a Roman shipwreck are seen on the seabed near the island of Ventotene

A team of archaeologists using sonar technology to scan the seabed have discovered a “graveyard” of five pristine ancient Roman shipwrecks off the small Italian island of Ventotene.

 

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Scientists Warn Virus Could Cause Heart Disease In Adults

Scientists Warn Virus Could Cause Heart Disease In Adults

The risk of heart attack is increased by the virus, spread through bodily fluids 

New research suggests that a common infection affecting 60 to 99 per cent of adults could result in high blood pressure and hardening of the arteries – leading causes of heart disease, stroke and kidney disease.

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Pictures Reveal Shocking Effects Alcohol, Cigarettes and Caffeine Have On The Brain

Pictures Reveal Shocking Effects Alcohol, Cigarettes and Caffeine On The Brain

Caffeine is widely seen as relatively harmless – but these drastic images will make even habitual coffee drinkers rethink 

What exactly are you doing to your brain when you drink alcohol or coffee? If you think they can’t be doing much harm, the pictures after the jump may come as a shock. (Pics)

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Europe’s Biggest Oceanarium Will Be Located In Moscow

Europe’s Biggest Oceanarium Will Be Located In Moscow 

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It is expected that the proposed enormous oceanarium in Moscow will form part of an amusement complex complete with a cinema, hotel, business center, shopping mall and many restaurants. According to news sources, the Eurasian country of Kazakhstan, which is the world’s largest landlocked country, is financing the construction of one of the new oceanarium.

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