32 Celebs Who Portrayed The Opposite Gender In Film Roles

Here we take a look at actors who took transforming for a film to a whole new level by portraying the opposite gender. 1- Angelina Jolie As Evelyn Salt/Natasha Chenkova – “SALT” 2- Robin Williams As Mrs. Doubtfire – “MRS. DOUBTFIRE” 3-Neil patrick harris as hedwig robinson in the broadway adaptation of “hedwig and the angry inch” 4- Johnny…

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Google fined a record €2.4 billion by the EU for manipulating search results

Google has been hit with a record-breaking €2.42 billion ($2.7 billion) fine by the European Union for breaking antitrust law. The decision follows a seven-year investigation into the US company’s search algorithms, which ended with the judgement that Google had “abused its dominant position by systematically favoring” its own shopping comparison service. Today’s fine is…

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11 Strange Body Parts and Their Surprising Purposes

Some parts of our body get more credit than others. Read up on the fascinating bits you've never considered. 1- Uvula  Nobody pays much attention to that dangly little thing in the back of the throat, except perhaps some comic animators. Some theories suggest that the uvula—which is fully developed only in humans—helped our ancestors speak…

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14 Signs Humans Are Still Evolving

When we think of human evolution, our minds wander back to the thousands of years it took natural selection to produce the modern-day man. But are we still changing as a species, even today? New research suggests that, despite modern technology and industrialization, humans continue to evolve. "It is a common misunderstanding that evolution took…

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25 Of The Oldest Objects Ever Discovered

From flushable toilets, chewing gum and oldest written recipe, these are the world’s oldest examples of everyday things. Many of these things may have even existed earlier. Really amazing to still see these things today. Enjoy! 1- Oldest Globe (510 years old) This old globe was painstakingly etched into the surface of an ostrich egg…

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Russian scientists develop invisibility cloak for soldiers to hide from enemy radars

Scientists from the Saratov State University in Russia have developed a custom-made invisibility cloak for soldiers that will help the camouflage with their background without being detected by radars and radio devices. The cloak is not like the one seen in fictional content like Harry Potter movies but can be a crucial defence technique of…

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Forget Ambulances — Sweden Is Testing Defibrillator-Equipped First Responder Drones

While most drones are designed for recreational purposes, researchers at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden are adding a welcome dose of medical functionality to their list of uses. In a recently-launched pilot program, the researchers tested a drone equipped with a defibrillator to provide more immediate aid to people who experience cardiac arrest. More than six million…

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13 Mysterious Technologies And Inventions Are Now Lost To History

1- Damascus Steel Damascus steel is represented in "Game of Thrones" as Valerian Steel. Both materials are stronger and more resilient than normal blades. Legends once told of Damascus steel being able to split a hair, easily slice other swords in half, and cut through rifle barrels. The real Damascus steel swords have a pattern…

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Has the 40-year old mystery of the “Wow!” signal been solved?

In August 1977, the Ohio State University Radio Observatory picked up a radio transmission from the Sagittarius constellation that was so strong it inspired the astronomer who discovered it to write "Wow!" in the margin of the data printout. Almost 40 years later, researchers from the Center for Planetary Science may have finally solved the…

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Scientists Find 100 Million-Year-Old, Nearly Complete Baby Bird Trapped in Amber

This has been a huge year for finding specimens in amber, from bird wings to dinosaur feathers to this ugly-ass bug. But this new finding might be the best one yet: a nearly complete 99-million-year-old baby bird. Scientists found the specimen in Myanmar, where others have purchased or found plenty of other incredible amber samples…

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The Next Revolution in Transport? Roads That Heal Themselves

Recently, developers at Delft University have developed a steel-infused asphalt that can be heated to get rid of potholes, cracks and loose stones, thereby saving millions on road repairs. The technology works by adding steel wool to bitumin, the binding agent that asphalt usually uses to hold the tiny stones together Christopher Schlangen, a PhD…

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