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This is the first photo ever of a stealthy Black Hawk helicopter | The Drive

An unpublished photo was found about a heavily modified EH-60 electronic warfare and signals intelligence variant of the Black Hawk. This can be a clue relating to the Black Hawk helicopters used on the Bin Laden raid and stealthy Black Hawk design concepts dating back to the 1970s. The helicopter’s most notable features are the modifications to the nose, the ... Read More »

How the Oreo cookie went from unknown knock-off to the world’s most popular cookie, as a result of a sibling rivalry between baker brothers | Business Insider

Oreo was born out of a sibling rivalry between two baker brothers, Jacob and Joseph Loose. The tension deepens that they ended up running rivalry bakery companies. It was developed by Joseph’s company, Nabisco, which was inspired by the Hydrox cookie of Jacob’s company, Loose-Wiles Biscuit. Hydrox was thriving to consumers but in the 1950s, Oreo relaunched with better marketing strategy. Nabisco ... Read More »

Scientists develop new way to deliver more drugs through the skin | Science Daily

New research by scientists from Nanyang Technological University discovered applying “temporal pressure” to the skin of mice can create an alternative way to deliver drugs. The method used two magnets brought together to pinch and apply pressure to a fold of skin leading to short term changes in the skin barrier and form “micropores” underneath its surface. This allows drugs ... Read More »

Russian power lifter fractures both knees while attempting to squat nearly 900 pounds | CNN

A video was posted by the WRPF on Facebook shows Sedykh in a lot of pain after he drops the 900-pound weight competing in the 2020 World Raw Powerlifting Federation (WPRF) Championship. The competition was held in Russia near Moscow. Sedykh had to undergo 6-hour emergency surgery after fracturing both of his knees. Source: https://www.cnn.com/2020/08/13/world/alexander-sedykh-squat-injury-trnd/index.html Read More »

Don’t go to the dentist just yet, warns the World Health Organization | SFIST

According to the World Health Organization dentist offices might be a hot spot to catch COVID-19. This is due to all the face to face interaction and the difficulty of safe social distancing. WHO is warning people not to go to the dentist unless it is an emergency because of the risk. Source: https://sfist.com/2020/08/12/dont-go-to-the-dentist-just-yet-warns-the-world-health-organization/ Read More »

Agnes Chow: Hong Kong activist hailed as the ‘real Mulan’ | BBC News

A Hong Kong activist, Agnes Chow, is getting an influx of support as many compare her to the real-life Mulan for her heroic actions. She is one of the many being arrested for standing up to the government about the recent harsh new laws that prohibit freedom of speech. She was arrested for colluding with foreign forces, but now is ... Read More »

Model Suggests Toxic Transformation on Venus | Scientific American

According to researchers, although Venus is fiery and has hot temperatures, it might have once been habitable for oceans like we have here. Scientist are starting to believe that the planet started out bone dry. There was already the thought that Venus was once habitable but now researchers are diving into a new model. Source: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/model-suggests-toxic-transformation-on-venus/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+basic-science+%28Topic%3A+More+Science%29 Read More »

Mauritius oil spill: Rush to pump out oil before ship breaks | BBC News

The ship carried 4,000 tons of oil and hit a coral reef causing it to spill out into the Mauritius coast. France has sent assistance. Volunteers have been using straws to create barriers so the oil doesn’t expand more. However, this goes against the government telling people to leave the clean-up to the government. Source: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-53750151 Read More »

2 of the worst exercises you can do for your spine are super common, according to a chiropractor | Well + Good

Chiropractors have seen all kinds of back injuries, including exercise related ones. Well + Good has broken down two exercises that you might do that will cause you to fall victim to injuring your spine or your back. Spinal injuries can be deadly and often take longer to heal, meaning preventative measures are very important. Source: https://www.wellandgood.com/worst-exercises-for-back/ Read More »

An aerospace startup just won a contract to develop an Air Force One jet that can travel at Mach 5 | Business Insider

They have won a contract with the US Air Force and the Presidential and Executive Airlift Directorate to produce the next vessel to help transport the President. They will be replacing the Air Force One. It was developed to be five times faster than the speed of sound also known as Mach 5. The tests were completed in March. Source: ... Read More »