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The worms that invade your brain

Once you consume them, they can move throughout your body — your eyes, your tissues and most commonly your brain. They leave doctors puzzled in their wake as they migrate and settle to feed on the body they’re invading; a classic parasite, but this one can get into your head. …

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American Sniper Shoots To Top Of Winter Box Office Record Breakers List

Clint Eastwood’s Iraq war drama, American Sniper, earned an astonishing $90 million on its opening weekend, making it the most successful winter movie release in history. If that wasn’t enough, American Sniper has also been nominated for six Oscars, including best actor for its star, Bradley Cooper. It’s pretty rare for …

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IMF: The world economy is worse off than we thought

The world economy will grow by just 3.5% in 2015, and by 3.7% in 2016, according to the latest estimate from the International Monetary Fund. Both estimates are down 0.3 percentage points from the group’s previous forecast, made in October. The IMF estimates underscore the difficult set of choices facing …

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5 things to know about World Economic Forum in Davos

The world’s elite, from monarchs to CEOs, will don their parkas and converge this week for five days on a snow-covered Swiss mountain town two hours from Zurich to chew over the world’s problems at the 45th World Economic Forum. So how did one man and his small foundation manage …

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NASA Has Released The Largest Picture Of Andromeda

Have you seen the largest picture ever taken? For the record, it’s a mammoth 1.5 billion pixel image (69, 536 x 22, 230) and requires about 4.3 GB disk space. Oh, and it’ll take your breath away. On January 5, NASA released an image of the Andromeda galaxy, our closest …

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New gold deposits discovered in Azerbaijan

New gold deposits were discovered in Azerbaijan, the Ecology and Natural Resources Minister of Azerbaijan Huseyngulu Bagirov told reporters Jan. 20. He said that at present a corresponding work is underway for gold production at two fields. “Aside from that, a few more gold deposits have been found. At present, …

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Outlook email taken down in China, as Gmail block continues

Microsoft’s Outlook email service seems to have been taken offline over the weekend, weeks after Google’s Gmail was taken offline. Outlook appears to have been taking down using a “man-in-the-middle” attack, according to Greatfire.org, the Chinese internet monitoring group. Such attacks allow those carrying them out to listen in on …

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