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The Truth About Fake News Probably

The Truth About Fake News Probably

We decided to dedicate a post to fake news, as there has been much on the subject in the media lately. With all the arguments flowing freely, we should take care not to let blatant lies ‘trump the truth’.

La-Di-Da Lada the Car

La-Di-Da Lada the Car

If la-di-da means affected gentility or pretentious refinement, then Russia’s Lada cars romping around Britain in the 90’s were hardly guilty, although they were cheap. So cheap in fact, that Coca-Cola traded its products for Lada’s, and shipped them to the UK according to a thoroughly moderated Wikipedia post.

Straining the Salt Out of the Ocean

Straining the Salt Out of the Ocean

Graphene is a derivative of carbon in which the atoms join to form a two-dimensional, hexagonal, lattice. This graphene lattice is quite remarkable. It is 200 times stronger than steel. But problems extracting it limited its usefulness, until scientists learned to make it from soybeans.

The Sad Loss of the Stellar Daisy

The Sad Loss of the Stellar Daisy

Our hearts go out to the crew of the very large ore carrier that broke in two, and went to the bottom of the ocean 2,300 miles off the coast of Uruguay. Two sailors are already safe after rescuing from their life raft. Auger sincerely hopes the other 22 survive.

A Glass of Water at the Mars Bar

A Glass of Water at the Mars Bar

While we cannot quite get our minds around the technospeak, scientists at the University of Colorado believe Mars not only once had water, but also an atmosphere as thick as earth’s. The two go hand in hand they say.