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US wants India to swap Russian S-400s for THAAD & Patriots, but will it take the bait?

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The US has long vowed sanctions if India buys the S-400 from Russia, but now it is offering its THAAD and Patriot missiles as an alternative. But the sticks-and-carrots game won’t help the US get its way, an analyst told RT. Washington has pitched Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) and Patriot Advanced Capability (PAC-3) Read More

‘We must be where Danes are’: Danish MP reaches out to voters on Pornhub

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As Danes prepare to cast their votes in the June 5 general election, one lawmaker has found a shortcut to the hearts and minds of voters by placing his campaign ad on the popular adult website, Pornhub. “We must be where the Danes are”, MP Joachim B. Olsen said in an interview to Danish daily Read More

Sherpas genetically predisposed to living at altitude

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Sherpas like Tenzing Norgay, who along with Edmund Hillary, first conquered Everest, have inherited genes from a long-extinct human sub-species that help them cope with living high in the mountains. A 160,000-year-old jawbone found in a cave has revealed the ancient human species Denisovans lived at altitudes of 11,000ft. Scientists say the extinct race of Read More

Flames seen shooting out of plane engine during takeoff

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Shocking footage of a passenger plane shooting flames out of its engine, accompanied by terrifying thunderous bangs, has emerged online. The plane’s engine caught fire shortly after takeoff from Barcelona in Spain. The flight was run by Israeli airline Arkia, who rented the plane from Italian company Neos, and was bound for Tel Aviv before Read More

Trump’s policies lift Lockheed Martin’s profit, shares surge

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(Reuters) – Lockheed Martin Corp reported better-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday as U.S. President Donald Trump’s looser policies on foreign arms sales boosted demand for missiles and fighter jets. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Lockheed Martin is seen at Euronaval, the world naval defence exhibition in Le Bourget near Paris, France, October 23, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Read More

On South America’s largest solar farm, Chinese power radiates

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JUJUY, Argentina (Reuters) – In an arid, lunar-like landscape in the sunny highlands of northern Argentina, South America’s largest solar farm is rising, powered by funding and technology from China. Guillermo Giralt, technical director of Cauchari Solar, stands next to solar panels at a solar farm, built on the back of funding and technology from Read More

Billboards in the sky, is it real? Space ads will be ‘so popular people would hate them’

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It may seem more like the plot of a dystopic sci-fi epic than a modern advertising technique but ads in space are a real possibility, analysts tell RT, warning of more sophisticated questions The stars in the night sky will very soon be outshone by the glare of billboards – and in the not-too-distant future. Read More

Billboards in the sky, is it real? Russian firm to project Blade Runner-style ads from outer space

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It may seem more like the plot of a dystopic sci-fi epic than a modern advertising technique but giant ads in space are a very real possibility, as a Russian firm has unveiled plans to install orbital billboards in the night sky. The stars in the night sky will very soon be outshone by the Read More

Safe space: PepsiCo scraps rumored ‘orbiting billboard’ plans (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

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Russian startup StartRocket has reportedly partnered with PepsiCo in an “exploratory test” of orbital advertising capabilities in a move which is sure to horrify astronomers, environmentalists and, well, just about everyone. “Adrenaline Rush (owned by PepsiCo Russia) became the test launch partner,” StartRocket told Futurism in an email. “The Adrenaline GameChangers logo — a newly Read More

Huge blaze devastates Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris: How it unfolded

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Paris’ most visited tourist attraction – the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral – caught fire Monday afternoon. By nightfall the 850 year-old jewel of Gothic architecture turned into blazing inferno. The fire broke out at Notre-Dame around 18:50 local time (16:50 GMT), according to a member of the cathedral’s administrative staff. Huge plumes of thick smoke Read More