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Could A Mathematical Model Predict Hit Movies?

A research group at the Tottori University Department of Engineering in Japan, led by Professor Akira Ishii has developed a mathematical model to predict how films become ‘hits’.

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The Doomsday Ark

According to the news piece, plans are being drawn up for a “Doomsday ark” to be built on the moon by the European Space Agency.

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The Antikythera Mechanism

In 1900, a sponge diver named Elias Stadiatos discovered the wreck of a Roman cargo ship located near to cape Glyfada in Potamakia, 60m undersea and 30m from the shore of the small island of Antikythera, near Crete, Greece.

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A Face In The Crowd

An oddly compelling image of human faces packaged supermarket-style like pre-packed meat.

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