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NASA’s Spitzer Reveals Largest Batch of Earth-Size, Habitable-Zone Planets Around a Single Star

NASA held a news conference Feb. 22 at the agency’s headquarters to discuss the finding by the Spitzer Space Telescope of seven Earth-sized planets around a tiny, nearby, ultra-cool dwarf star. Three of these planets are in the habitable zone, the region around the star in which liquid water is most likely to thrive on a rocky planet. This is the first time so many planets have been found in a single star’s habitable zone, and the first time so many Earth-sized planets have been found around the same star. The finding of this planetary system, called TRAPPIST-1, is the best target yet for studying the atmospheres of potentially habitable,…

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Best Wines For Your Heart

There are certain wines that give your heart health a bigger boost. Dr. Manny sits down with Susan Kostrzewa, executive editor of Wine Enthusiast magazine for a look at which ones to sip. Research on wine just keep on going to the right direction. The general finding is that it increases good cholesterol, and lowers heart disease. In general, it really had a lot of benefits to health, as long as it is taken in moderation. Share this post on Facebook.

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Here’s What Apple Cider Can Do For You

NewApple cider has been around for so long but do you know what it can actually do? Research on the vinegar shows that it is effective in losing weight. So if you want to shed some extra pounds, just prepare a glass of warm water, add two teaspoons of apple cider, one teaspoon of honey, and swirl it. Drink it early in the morning for best results. Aside from weight loss, this video also shows that it’s good for hair and skin. So give it  try. If you like this video, share it on Facebook.

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ASIMO ROBOT Honda Technology at Auto Expo India

ASIMO, an acronym for Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility, is a humanoid robot designed and developed by Honda. Introduced on 21 October 2000, ASIMO was designed to be a multi-functional mobile assistant. With aspirations of helping those who lack full mobility, ASIMO is frequently used in demonstrations across the world to encourage the study of science and mathematics. At 130 cm (4 ft 3 in) tall and 50 kg (110 lb), ASIMO was designed to operate in real-world environments, with the ability to walk or run on two feet at speeds of up to 6 kilometres per hour (3.7 mph). In the U.S., ASIMO was part of the Innoventions attraction…