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  • Space hero Neil Armstrong dies at 82

    Space hero Neil Armstrong dies at 82

    Neil Armstrong made “one giant leap for mankind” with a small step onto the moon. He commanded the historic landing of the Apollo 11 spacecraft on the moon July 20, 1969, capping the most daring of the 20th century’s scientific expeditions and becoming the first man to walk on... Read More »

  • Smartphone app can feel your strain

    Smartphone app can feel your strain

    Stress can play a role in psychological disorders and can affect health and well-being. Therefore, researchers came up with an automatic method for stress detection to help keep nerves at bay. StressSense, a system developed by Hong Lu of Intel and his colleagues, is programmed to recognize... Read More »

  • Thermal imaging cameras to diagnose skin conditions

    Thermal imaging cameras to diagnose skin conditions

    Thermal imaging cameras that can reveal where pathogens are lurking in a forested landscape could be used to identify problems with your skin. Doctors usually diagnose common psoriasis by visually assessing how much of the skin is covered in lesions; they look at how reddened, thickened, and... Read More »

  • Donny Osmond rules out The Osmonds reunion

    Donny Osmond rules out The Osmonds reunion

    The Osmonds have no plans to reform again because several members “can’t perform anymore”, according to Donny Osmond. The singing siblings, who found fame as child stars, thrilled fans by embarking on a tour of Europe in 2007 and into the following year (08) to celebrate the... Read More »

  • Elvis Presley’s presence felt at Graceland

    Elvis Presley’s presence felt at Graceland

    Elvis Presley’s ex-wife Priscilla can still feel his presence at their former Tennessee mansion, 35 years after his death. Thursday marked the 35th anniversary of the King’s passing and to commemorate the Hound Dog hitmaker’s legacy, the icon’s ex-wife Priscilla and his... Read More »

  • George Jones retiring from the road

    George Jones retiring from the road

    Country music legend George Jones will be calling it quits as far as touring goes after a string of performances scheduled next year titled “The Grand Tour.”  The trek takes its name from the title of one of Jones’ classic hits which peaked at number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot... Read More »

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