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Could a 800-feet mega-tsunami triggered by volcano collapse happen again?

According to a study published in the journal Science Advances, scientists have discovered a volcano that collapsed 73,000 years ago at Cape Verde Islands causing a mega-tsunami more than 800-feet high. Dr. Richard Ramalho, Bristol’s School of Earth Sciences and his team made the discovery. Scientists study the massive boulders on the highlands of Santiago Island, and they appeared to ...

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Benefits of psychological therapy for depression overrated, says study

A study published in the journal PLOS ONE on Wednesday, stated that the benefits of talk therapy for depression has been overrated in medical literature. Depression is treated with medication and talk therapy and studies in the past have shown their effectiveness ion both ways. The analysis found that cognitive behavior therapy and interpersonal therapy are effective, and found that ...

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Drugged driving is an increasing problem, says a report

A new report says drivers are nearly as likely to be high on pot or medication as drunk on alcohol, and urges states to take steps to monitor better and control, drugged driving. The report was released by the Governor’s Highway Safety Association (GHSA), a non-profit organization representing state highway safety offices. The report cites crash data and surveys, recording ...

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Kenya’s wildebeest migration from Maasai Mara streamed online

This week, the Kenya’s wildebeest migration from the Maasai Mara reserve is being broadcast live, allowing users to witness one of the seven natural wonders of the world. More than one million wildebeest, 500,000 gazelles and 200,000 zebras migrate towards greener pastures across the plains of Africa. By the end of the month, these herbivore herds from Maasai Mara Reserve ...

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NASA seeks help in solving the mystery of bright spots on Ceres

NASA’s Dawn spacecraft team has released new maps of Ceres, showing bright spots and a giant mountain. The maps reveal the compositional and elevational differences across Ceres, and leaving several mysteries for the scientific community and astronomers. The mysteries of the dwarf planet are set to be discussed at the European Planetary Science Conference in Nantes, France this week. NASA ...

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Twitter to name Jack Dorsey as permanent CEO, says report

Technology new website Re/code reported that Twitter Inc. co-founder and interim chief executive Jack Dorsey is likely to be named as permanent CEO as soon as Thursday. Dorsey would also keep his job as the head of online payment service, Square. However, questions remain if Dorsey could manage both the companies at the same time, and if it could create ...

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Microsoft Lumia 950 and 950 XL specs revealed in a leak

Specifications of Microsoft Lumia 850 and 950 XL have been leaked by technology blog Foreber Latinoamerica. The blog removed the page from the internet fearing spying charges from the Redmond-based company (NASDAQ:MSFT). The exclusive photos of an internal presentation at Microsoft office was likely to be meant for the programme scheduled for Oct. 6 event, where Lumia 950 series would ...

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