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The Helicoprion was a shark-like fish that arose in the oceans of the late Carboniferous 280 million years ago, and eventually went extinct during the early Triassic some 225 million years ago.
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From Popsci:

Today in mind-bendingly cool stuff that nanoparticles can do: A team of researchers at Rice University in Texas has demonstrated a mechanism by which they can create steam in just seconds by focusing sunlight on a mixture of water and nanoparticles. This isn't just some artificial means of lowering boiling point either; this solar powered "boiler" can produce steam before the water even gets warm to the touch, without ever bringing the aggregate water to a boil.

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Craziest Excuses From Students That Ended Up Being True

Sometimes the truth is indeed stranger than fiction. This AskReddit thread pays homage to the absolute wildest excuses that ever came across teachers' desks from students. If anything it's threads like this that can once again awaken us to the reality that we never really know what's boiling underneath the surface of someone's otherwise, seemingly pleasant life. Whole lot of crazy stuff going on in this world. 

Craziest excuses from students that ended up being true. | kajigleta 11h Showed up late college final because his neighbor's apartment on fire. He smelled like fire smoke so gave him an extension on time limit.
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It transports electrons 10 times faster than silicon, and may soon be replacing it as the go-to material for transistors and computer parts. …

We're talking about "charging iPhones within five seconds" conductivity here. Imagine a world with electric cars that recharge as quickly as filling your tank with gas, or paper-thin foldable plastic phones that recharge the instant you set them down — that's exactly what graphene offers. And then there's the slight matter of its strength. Mix graphene with metals, and it increases their resilience 500-fold.
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Can humanoid robots save lives? Will they have the capacity to be our friends? Dennis Hong, founding director of Virginia Tech's Robotics & Mechanisms Laboratory (RoMeLa), is making this happen by teaching robots how to win at soccer and by entering the DARPA Robotics Challenge.
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