Aliens do not exist: space expert says

Astrophysicist Howard Smith from America's elite Harvard University has claimed that we are all alone in the Universe as aliens do not exist.

Dr. Smith said that he analyzed 500 planets and found that any of those planets could support life due to extremely hostile conditions.

Speaking on the topic, Dr. Smith said, "We have found that most other planets and solar systems are wildly different from our own. They are very hostile to life as we know it."

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Celebrities come forward to stop govt. from selling forests

Several celebrated public figures, including author Bill Bryson and actress Dame Judi Dench, have joined a campaign to urge the coalition government not to sell off public woodlands.

The Tory-led British government has plans to sell 15 per cent of Forestry Commission land for an estimated amount of £100 million. But, the campaign is criticizing the government's beautiful woodlands all over the British Isles.

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Mortal Kombat to hit UK store shelves in April

Mortal Kombat will hit the UK store shelves on midnight 18 April 2011, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Netherrealm Studios announced.

The upcoming Mortal Kombat game will be available for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. On the PlayStation 3 version, players will receive a bonus player, viz. God of War's Kratos. In addition, the PlayStation 3 game will support 3D displays.

Developer NetherRealm Studios has described the upcoming game as "a triumphant return to its violent roots in the fastest and most brutal instalment to date."

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Scientists looking to redefine the kilogram

Scientists are reportedly looking for an alternative to the mass of platinum used as international standard measure, after they found that kilogram do not weigh as much as it used to.

A solid cylinder of platinum-iridium alloy, known as the International Prototype Kilogram, was registered with the International Bureau of Weights & Measures in 1889. Since then, this metal block has been used to as a definitive unit of mass against which all kilograms are measured.

But, now scientists fear that the metal block may have lost as much as 50 micrograms.

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Apple performs better-than-expected in the content market

Cupertino, Calif.-based consumer electronics giant Apple's growth in the content market can easily be estimated from the fact that it pocketed US$1.1 billion from content sales through its App Store and ITunes music store during the last three months.

Citibank had predicted that Apple would earn US$2 billion from content sales during the whole current year, but the iPhone-maker has already reported earnings of US$1.1 billion from content sales.

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