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Mimetic Martian water is highly pressurized, experiments show

Mimetic Martian water is highly pressurized, experiments show

Science
Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Mars is too cold to host flowing liquid water, but with the right mix of compounds, a water solution could be hiding on and below Mars' surface.New research suggests a solution dubbed "mimetic Martian water" could flow on and beneath the Red Planet's crust. Such a solution could explain the channeling, riveting and other evidence of weathering observed on the Martian surface.But the experiments also suggest such a water solution would be highly pressurized.Martian soil samples collected by NASA's Phoenix Lander in 2009 revealed the presence of calcium and magnesium perchlorate, a powerful oxidant."The discovery of significant amounts of different perchlorate salts in Martian soil gives new insight into the Martian 'riverbeds,'" Lorna Dougan, researcher at the University of...
These charts show how quickly bitcoin is growing

These charts show how quickly bitcoin is growing

Finance
As bitcoin soars to all-time highs, the pace of gains is rapidly picking up speed. For example, it took well over 1,000 days for each leg of bitcoin's climb from a few cents to $ 1,000, and from $ 1,000 to $ 2,000. But since bitcoin topped $ 2,000 for the first time this May, the digital currency has added each incremental $ 1,000 to its price in less than 100 days. Each colored band in the chart below shows how long it took for bitcoin to climb from one psychologically key level to the other. The latest climb from $ 4,000 to $ 5,000 only took about 60 days. Bitcoin is gaining $ 1,000 at a faster and faster paceSource: CNBC analysis of CoinDesk dataBitcoin hit a record high of $ 5,856.10 Friday, a sixfold increase for the year, according to CoinDesk. The digital currency now has a market c...
Lizzie Cundy's boobs steal the show in totally transparent top

Lizzie Cundy's boobs steal the show in totally transparent top

Entertainment
ALUCARD/FLYNET/SPLASH NEWSASSET FLASH: Lizzie wowed onlookers as her bra peeked out through her see-through topThe 47-year-old presenter wowed onlookers as she stepped out in a very kinky outfit.Lizzie's Instagram pics usually titilate, however they had nothing on her latest ensemble.The brunette's assets were the main attraction as she flashed her buxom chest in a totally sheer black top.Celebrities flashing their underwear Forget a VPL, these celebrities have their full knickers on show. From accidental displays, to full on panty-wearing celebs, here are the best knicker flashes.ANDY BARNES / FLYNET - SPLASHNEW JEMA Gilsenan the Adult film star yanks down thong in crotch-flashing red carpet stunt ALUCARD/FLYNET/SPLASH NEWSHEAD-TURNER: The star definitely k...
Texas oil production slightly lower, early data show

Texas oil production slightly lower, early data show

Business
Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Crude oil production reported to the state energy regulator in Texas for July was slightly lower than last year, preliminary data show.Texas is the No. 1 oil producer in the nation and at least parts of four of the seven active shale basins in the country lie within its borders. The Railroad Commission of Texas, the state's energy regulator, reported total crude oil production from August 2016 to July 2017 at nearly 1 billion barrels.For July, the commission said crude oil production averaged 2.43 million bpd, about 6,000 bpd shy of the level from July last year. Commission data don't show production per basin or explain variances.A drilling productivity report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration show production from the Permian basin, the most prolific in ter...
Half-naked girls show off saucy dance routine in lift – then world-FAMOUS celeb walks in

Half-naked girls show off saucy dance routine in lift – then world-FAMOUS celeb walks in

Entertainment
The five female pals had stripped to their bikinis in a lift – as they prepared to hit Las Vegas on Friday night (September 22).In the hilarious footage posted to Twitter, they can be seen doing their thing in front of a mirror.But their routine is grounded to a halt when the lift doors open.Standing on the other side is none other than famous television personality Bill Nye.TWITTERSAUCY: The women twerked in their bikinis for the cameraDressed in a typical suit-and-bow-tie combination, the 61-year-old politely says “Hi girls,” with a huge grin across his face.The embarrassed women gasp in shock, with some saying “oh my god” and others “no way”.The clip has been retweeted more than 250,000 times since it was posted, with the caption: “Bill Nye just walked into our elevator while I was snap