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What Causes Spontaneous Combustion?

Sometimes the trigger that ignites a fire is not a definite source, like a match, but a complicated, often hidden, process…

Braille T-Shirts

Finley’s Fighters help raise money and awareness for LCA – visit Angry Mongo for details on purchasing braille t-shirts for a worthy cause…

Fringe T-Shirts

Now into its third season, the JJ Abrams-created Fringe continues the precedents set with the creator’s previous TV efforts Alias and Lost. GritFX T-Shirts is proud to be able to offer to fans of the show a unique range of Fringe-inspired t-shirts and merchandise (including iPhone and iPad cases)…

Microscope Photography

35 Years of the World’s Best Microscope Photography…view the amazing  images in the article on Wired…

Angels & Demons (2009)

When four cardinals are kidnapped and a symbolic stamp of the Illuminati is sent to the Vatican, Robert Langdon (Hanks), the protagonist of Brown’s earlier work, is summoned to decipher the symbology and stop the Illuminati plan to destroy Vatican City. And it’s all by-the-numbers really, with some questionable dialogue, plot developments and even questionable excitement…

Art by Keith Tyson

“Nature is better at painting than I am”, says artist Keith Tyson. Check out his latest mathematical paintings on aluminium at New Scientist…

What We Can’t See Can’t Hurt Us

Whilst this all sounds like something lifted straight from the mind of Philip K. Dick, the rise of nanotechnology since the 1980s has been profound. It has scared many and, reluctant to applaud this seemingly wonderous scientific advancement, have been vocal critics of the lack of oversight and non-existant research into the potential hazards of the technology…

Dropa – Fact or Fiction?

In 1937, a Chinese archaeologist named Chi Pu Tei discovered strange cave burial sites in the Baian-Kara-Ula mountain range, located in the borderland between China and Tibet. The skeletons found were roughly 4 feet tall, and displayed heads which were considerably larger than their slender frames…

A Convenient Truth

Former Presidential candidate Al Gore was awarded the Nobel Prize for his work in bringing to light the issue of ‘Global Warming’. Yet the hypocrisy of the award was not lost on some as Gore continued to travel to his speaking engagements in a private jet – a machine which, in one trip across the United States, burned more fuel than the average American family car would in an entire year…

Aurora, Texas (1897)

On April 17th, 1897, in the town of Aurora, Texas, a cigar-shaped craft was supposedly seen in the sky. Shortly thereafter, the object crashed to earth, destroying the windmill on the farm of the local judge. A small humanoid occupant was reportedly ejected, and was buried that same day in the town cemetery…

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