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Horror footage of shark attack

JASON Longgrass’ mates could not believe what they were seeing as they desperately screamed to warn the surfer of an incoming shark.

The chilling moment at Gracetown, WA, which took place just hours after Argentinian-born Alejandro Travaglini, 37, was attacked at Cobblestones surf break, was caught on camera.

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Toshiba showed smart glasses in the Windows

Toshiba introduced smart glasses, designed for engineers and production workers. They are paired with a connected via wire compact computer with Windows 10 which can display the headset documents, instructions, and video calls. The wearable module with the screen can be mounted not only on the sunglasses but also, for example, protective helmet,... ( подробнее )

To infinity and beyond, says new leader

Premier Marshall has followed his predecessor in taking space and defence industries under his wing.

Mr Marshall will give the opening speech on Thursday morning at the Fifth South Australian Space Forum, which will hear from global leaders on the opportunities in orbit and beyond.

Former NASA astronaut Pamela Melroy is one of... ( подробнее )

World’s largest dinosaur found in Scotland

Dozens of footprints of early sauropods — the largest animals to walk the planet — were unearthed in a lagoon on the remote Scottish hideaway, The Sun reports.

Others were made by the older theropod cousins of T-Rex as herds splashed about in the muddy shallows.

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Microsoft has sold the latest smartphone on Windows Phone

Last year was the official funeral for Windows Phone. However on the Microsoft website (at least in the US) it was still possible to order a couple of "dead". Today, GSMArena noticed that they have moved into the category of "Not available": whether smartphones really ended, or selling them already became obviously unprofitable.

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Disease X: WHO issues global alert for potential pandemic

Ebola.

Lassa fever.

CCHF haemorrhagic fever.

Nipah / henipaviral.

MESS.

SARS.

Zika.

Now a high-level meeting of the world’s best medical scientists has added another to the high-risk list.

It’s been dubbed ‘Disease X’.

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Test yourself in our quiz to see

Those facts are true. But there are a number of other concepts in the world we accept as “fact”, when really they’re nowhere near what we believe.

The following quiz from the book Factfulness might stretch your abilities. But strangely, a chimpanzee was able to get more right than most people who tried it.

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13-year-old finds Viking king’s treasure

A single silver coin was first found in January by two amateur archaeologists, one of them a 13-year-old boy, in a field near the village of Schaprode.

The state archaeology office then became involved and the entire treasure was uncovered by experts over the weekend, the Mecklenburg-West Pomerania state archaeology office said on Monday.

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Giraffe smashes car window at safari park

The couple were driving through West Midlands Safari Park with their window down when the giraffe reached into the passenger window of their car. Shocked, they wound up the window, which then shattered on the giraffe’s massive head.

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Panasonic introduced its first smartphone with a display 18:9

Japanese company Panasonic has introduced the first in its range smartphone with a display having an aspect ratio of 18:9. This model was the Eluga Ray 550.

It is based on a Quad-core MediaTek MT6737H with a clock frequency of 1.3 GHz and the Android operating system 7.0 Nougat. The chip contains a built-in graphics accelerator Mali-T720.

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