Category Archives: Science

 

How to live 40% longer?

Scientists believe that a reduction in calorie intake by 60 per cent of normal, while maintaining a healthy diet of vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients, could prolong our lives by up to 40 per cent. The Telegraph.

 
 
 
 
 

green.tv

green.tv is the first broadband TV channel dedicated to environmental issues. It launched at the beginning of April with the backing of the United Nations Environment Programme. The site had 250,000 hits in the first week of being online.

 

British Rail planned nuclear-powered flying saucer

The Guardian reports that British Rail patented plans for a nuclear-powered flying saucer in 1973. ‘Charles Osmond Frederick, patented the design for a craft powered by laser-controlled thermonuclear fusion. Designed to reach high speeds in space, it was meant to move us around the globe and even to other planets. Its “lifting platform” was designed […]