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RESEARCHERS from Japan’s National Institute of Informatics are warning consumers to stop flashing the peace sign in selfies, because it is possible for identity thieves to detect and capture finger prints from the image, which can be used to trick biometric sensors increasingly used to secure phones, PCs, financial services and apartment building door-locking systems.

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Photos of the Titanic were recently found as part of a private auction. These were taken by the ship’s chief electrical engineers before it left Belfast shipyard. The photos showed 30-foot-long black marks along the front
right-hand side of the hull, where the ship’s lining was pierced by the iceberg.

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The titanic was the largest ship in the world when it set sail from Southampton to New York in 1912 and was designed in such a way that it was meant to be ‘unsinkable’. More than 1,500 people died when the ship, which was carrying 2,224 passengers and crew, sank in the Northern Atlantic Ocean on April 15, 1912 after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage.

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A MYSTERIOUS type of radio wave from deep space called fast radio bursts (FRBs) was discovered 10 years ago. In 2007, the Parks radio-telescope (Australia) observed a single intense radio pulse.

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Robot technologies will be applied to travel guides at International airports, tourist information centers and public transportation facilities using multilingual audio translation system. Visitors are sure to see humanoid robots in the place of human concierges at airports and hotels, where they’ll be on hand to meet and greet you.

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In the past, people have tended to stick with traditional recipes, but the latest trend in Japan has people getting creative with how hot pot, or “nabe” looks and their photogenic creations are a feast for the eyes.

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