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World's Largest Uncut Diamond Fails To Sell In London

Pic: AFPLONDON: The world's largest uncut diamond failed to sell at auction in London on Wednesday after the bids fell short of the reserve price.

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One Star Wars Expert Has Seen The Han Solo Spinoff Script, And Wow

 Since the release of J.J. Abram's triumphant Star Wars: The Force Awakens, fandom for the galaxy far, far away has been at a high that we hadn't seen in years. Generations have united for their love of Star Wars, and Disney is planning on delivering the goods to those fans, with one film being released each year probably until we get exhausted and stop caring. In addition to the main episodes, there will also be Star Wars standalone films, the first of which being Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, coming to theaters this December. But perhaps more exciting than this is the upcoming mysterious young Han Solo film, which will feature a youthful version of everyone's favorite nerf herder. And apparently the movie is going to be awesome as hell.

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Amazon Fires: Humans Make Rainforest More Flammable

Human disturbances are making the Amazon rainforest more flammable, according to researchers.

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One In 10 Pay For Streaming Music

 On a worldwide basis, 63% of online adults listen to music streaming services on a monthly basis, with 10% of them taking up a paid option.

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Survey Finds Excess Health Problems In Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals

Participants carry a rainbow flag during an annual Gay Pride Parade along the streets of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico June 19, 2016. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez Participants carry a rainbow flag during an annual Gay Pride Parade along the streets of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico June 19, 2016. REUTERS/JOSE LUIS GONZALEZ

Gay, lesbian and bisexual individuals reported more health problems than straight men and women, in a large U.S. survey.

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Zika Vaccines Prove 100 Percent Protective In Mice; Monkey Study Shows Promise

Material to prevent Zika infection by mosquitoes are displayed at the 69th World Health Assembly at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, May 23, 2016. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse Material to prevent Zika infection by mosquitoes are displayed at the 69th World Health Assembly at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, May 23, 2016. REUTERS/DENIS BALIBOUSE

Mice given a single shot of one of two experimental Zika vaccines were completely protected when exposed to the virus one to two months later, a promising sign that similar vaccines under development for humans will protect against Zika, U.S. researchers said on Tuesday.

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Broken Mirrors To X-Ray Plates: Olympic Gold Not What It Seems

ASK athletes what goes into Olympic gold medals, and they will likely say sweat and years of training. For Brazil’s National Mint the answer is simpler: recycled silver.

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Baby Asian Elephant Makes Public Debut At Singapore’s Nocturnal Zoo

SINGAPORE: A two-month Asian baby elephant was introduced to the public for the first time on Tuesday at the Singapore Night Safari.

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Can You Spot The Ghostly Surprise In This Viral 115-Year-Old Snapshot?

Pic: Belfast Live

At first glance, it looks like another old photograph of another era - but look closer to see if you can spot the creepy surprise.

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Google Brings Earth Into Better Focus

SAN FRANCISCO: Google’s free online mapping service is bringing the world into better focus with an updated version of Earth that takes advantage of photos from a US Landsat 8 satellite.

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