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Steam Bike Rocks It Old-School

Petrol engines dominate the world of the automobile, while electric propulsion races to take an ever larger market share. Despite this, some still hold a flame for steam power. Such aficionados would hold this build in high regard, from the recent past of 2014. In steampunk, finish is everything. The bike is of a recumbent …

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Explosion rocks Russian lab that houses smallpox, Ebola viruses

Explosion rocks Russian lab that houses smallpox, Ebola viruses

CLOSE Scientists fear that melting permafrost will revive an 1890s smallpox virus. (Photo: Greg Eans, Associated Press) An explosion sparked a fire Monday at a Russian biological research center known for being one of two places in the world that holds live samples of the smallpox virus. A gas cylinder exploded on the fifth floor of a six …

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Rocks from 66-million-year-old asteroid crater reveal how the dinosaurs died

New light had been shed on the day the dinosaurs died, after scientists drilled almost a mile into the crater left by the asteroid that wiped them out 66 million years ago. Rocks dug out of the crater are essentially “time capsules” from the day a giant asteroid smashed into Earth with the equivalent power …

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Rocks discovered from the day the dinosaurs died 66 million years ago

CLOSE Story Highlights The asteroid collision killed 75% of all species on Earth, including the dinosaurs. Researchers estimate the asteroid hit with the equivalent power of 10 billion atomic bombs. It’s the planet’s most recent mass extinction. An artist’s conception depicts the asteroid impact that killed the dinosaurs. The asteroid in the artwork appears much …

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Be You: Nikia Yung rocks the violin and the music community has taken notice | Entertainment/Life

Nikia Yung Sayre (Nikia Yung is her stage name) wears many hats. She is a private violin teacher, musician and songwriter. She’s also a search engine optimization director. Nikia moved to Lafayette about a year ago and the local music community already loves her. She is a classically trained violinist who now uses her talent …

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