Did the Russians Just Find a Massive Fragment of a Real Life UFO?

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What is that object above? It was apparently found near a remote village in the middle of Siberia, and no one knows how it got there or what it is. It’s presumed to have fallen from space, but the 200kg “fragment” isn’t anything related to human space technology, according to Russian space agency officials. Did a chunk of ET’s ship really just crash-land on Earth?

Move Over Segway -- There's a New Awesome Personal Transporter In Town

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Ever since I saw the awesome cars that could move sideways in I, Robot, I’ve longed for the day when your standard one-axis tyre would be relegated to the scrap heap. Apparently I wasn’t the only one; Japanese scientists have been testing a working prototype of the Permoveh (Personal Mobile Vehicle), which features wheels that’ll move both forwards and backwards as well as horizontally – no more parallel parking hack-jobs.