ARCA Space accepting orders for Hoverboard costing $20,000

ARCA Space accepting orders for Hoverboard costing $20,000

Romanian company ARCA Space Corporation has officially announced a hoverboard that can run for six-minutes and can support up to 80 kg weight. Don't confuse it with two-wheeled self-balancing scooters. The hoverboard has been priced at $19,900 by the company and will be available by April 2016. The company is already accepting orders on its website.

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UCLA Scientists Create Super Metal with Amazing Strength to Weight Ratio

UCLA Scientists Create Super Metal with Amazing Strength to Weight Ratio

A new super metal has been created by the scientists of the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), which is likely to bring about a revolution in the production of airplanes, spacecraft and cars. The metal has been made with a combination of ceramic silicon carbide nanoparticles and magnesium, and is likely to have varied applications. This metal is highly strong and super light, along with distinct stiffness-to-weight ratio.

Last-Minute Christmas Shopping On Rise

Last-Minute Christmas Shopping On Rise

Last-minute shopping for Christmas saw hundreds of people rushing to buy gifts and food items just before the shops close down on the eve of the festival. Though, eleventh-hour shopping is not a perfect way to spend Christmas Eve, but still several shoppers say they do not have much options because during the festival time seems to pass by too quickly.

HTC and Samsung Officially Launch Phones Exclusive to China

HTC and Samsung Officially Launch Phones Exclusive to China

After several weeks of rumors and leaks, HTC and Samsung have finally launched new cell phones into the Chinese market. Phones launched by both the tech giants are unique in their own way.

HTC has launched its HTC One X9, which is a handset with 5.5-inch full HD screen and is powered by an octa-core MediaTek processor and 3GB of RAM. This new phone costs about $370, and will be sold with 32GB of storage.

Archaeologists Discover Pre-Viking Iron Age Settlement Almost 1,500 Years Old

Archaeologists Discover Pre-Viking Iron Age Settlement Almost 1,500 Years Old

A team of archaeologists discovered a pre-Viking Iron Age settlement belonging to over 1,500 years ago. This ancient village was excavated from at the site of a former Viking settlement in the middle of Norway's Ørland peninsula.

The Norwegian University of Science and Technology said in a press release that the site of excavation includes three large longhouses arranged in a U shape, one of which had several fire pits possibly used for cooking, keeping warm and for handwork.

Mysterious Streak Light in Western US Sky was Detached Body of Russian Rocket, say Experts

Mysterious Streak Light in Western US Sky was Detached Body of Russian Rocket, say Experts

A streak of light seen in three Western US states has been baffling people since December 22. Some people are speculating that it was a meteor, but US Military officials said the streak was debris from a Russian rocket.

The officials said the light witnessed by many people over an apartment complex in Las Vegas earlier came from rocket debris while entering the earth’s atmosphere. They also said that people should not believe rumors suggesting that the light was a meteor.

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Holidays Can Be Threat for Your Pets

Holidays Can Be Threat for Your Pets

Holidays in short means fun time with friends, family and near and dear ones, but stop, are you forgetting some most important members of your family who can be at risk his holiday. Experts warn that holidays can bring potential hazard for your furry friends.

The Suffolk County SPCA suggests that by adopting some small and easy precautions you can make your pets safe these holidays.

Here are few suggestions you can follow. You should avoid tinsel because your pets may find it attractive or think it as a toy to play with and they may accidently swallow and get choked.

Americans Consuming Alcohol at a Record Rate: CDC

Americans Consuming Alcohol at a Record Rate: CDC

A recent report released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has revealed some shocking data about consumption of alcohol in the United States. The report has shown that Americans are drinking alcohol at a record rate.

As per the report, alcohol-related deaths in US have increased 37% from 2002. Data has shown that from 2006 and 2010, excessive alcohol use claimed almost 88,000 deaths each year.

Experts in explanation said alcohol related deaths here do not mean deaths due to drink-and-drive, or accidents or homicides committed under its influence.

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Kangaroo mother care can substantially reduce mortality in low-birth-weight newborns, Meta-analysis suggests

Kangaroo mother care can substantially reduce mortality in low-birth-weight newborns, Meta-analysis suggests

According to a meta-analysis, published online December 23 in Pediatrics, Kangaroo mother care (KMC) can considerably decrease mortality in low-birth-weight newborns. KMC is an intervention that aids skin-to-skin contact between newborn and mother.

Ellen O. Boundy, ScD, from the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, and colleagues have also discovered that KMC can reduce the risk of hypothermia, hypoglycemia, neonatal sepsis, and hospital readmission in newborns and boost the likelihood of exclusive breast-feeding.

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