Fat Boy, 6, Sits On Computer Chair, And Smashes It Beyond Recognition|Humor

Fat Boy, 6, Sits On Computer Chair, And Smashes It Beyond Recognition|Humor

Not quite, but not far off There was hysterical laughter aplenty at one school in Battambang this morning, when a student sat down rather too heavily on a computer chair, whereupon it disintegrated underneath him. The boy, aged 6, and weighing around 150lbs, was waiting to be picked up from the school by his dad, […]

Beyond Fasting: What We Can All Learn From Ramadan

Beyond Fasting: What We Can All Learn From Ramadan

The Muslim holiday of Ramadan begins this week, and the first thing that many non-Muslims envision is a month of fasting under blazing desert suns. Ramadan isn’t as simple as that, even for Muslims who practice the holiday in the West. Muslims who observe Ramadan in majority non-Muslim countries face unique challenges. While many Muslims […]

Deadly solar flares may have helped seed life on Mars and beyond

Deadly solar flares may have helped seed life on Mars and beyond

Stellar flare: bringer of life and deathNASA/GSFC/SDO By Leah Crane Planets walk a thin line between nurturing life or killing it off altogether, blasted as they are by high-energy particles spewing from stellar flares. While these particles can bombard a world, causing biological damage and chipping away at its vital atmosphere, they might also kick-start […]

‘Beyond belief’: Scientist slams study identifying ‘oldest fossils ever discovered’

‘Beyond belief’: Scientist slams study identifying ‘oldest fossils ever discovered’

Researchers have identified a series of fossils which they believe are the oldest living organisms ever discovered on our planet, pre-dating their closest competitor for the title by approximately 1 billion years. Using recently-developed and extremely rare technology, known as a Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometer (SIMS), the researchers spent over a decade painstakingly examining the […]

Breakthrough could launch organic electronics beyond cellphone screens

Breakthrough could launch organic electronics beyond cellphone screens

Top Story A discovery by an international team of researchers from Princeton University, the Georgia Institute of Technology and Humboldt University in Berlin points the way to more widespread use of an advanced technology generally known as organic electronics. The researchers describe a new approach for greatly increasing the conductivity of organic semiconductors, which are […]

Beyond good vibrations: new insights into metamaterial magic

Beyond good vibrations: new insights into metamaterial magic

Top Story From invisibility cloaks and perfect lenses to immensely powerful batteries, the potential super-power applications of metamaterials tantalize the imagination. These designer materials work by bending the paths of electromagnetic radiation — from radio waves to visible light to high-energy gamma rays — in new and different ways. How metamaterials bend those paths — […]

Palestinian Unity: Beyond Hamas And Fatah

Palestinian Unity: Beyond Hamas And Fatah

Israel/Palestine For the Hamas-Fatah unity to become a true national unity, priorities would have to change entirely, where the interest of the Palestinian people – all of them, everywhere – would, once more, become paramount. by Ramzy Baroud Let’s block ads! (Why?) MintPress News fmsmnewsFMSMNews.com is a news aggregator and opinions blog. We aim to […]