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11 Problems Music Can Solve

REUTERS/PETR JOSEK/LANDOV Music is a splendid thing. It can cheer you up when you’re sad, make you dance like a fool, and allow you to drown out the world when you need to. But music has its scientific uses, too. The new documentary Alive Inside details how dementia patients react positively when given iPods filled with [...]

Woman claims ownership of the sun

Angeles Duran claims she has officially registered ownership of the sun and will be charging for its use. “There was no snag, I backed my claim legall…

The Sun is Not Yours

When Angeles Duran filed a claim of ownership for our sun, Dr. Phil Plait, the Bad Astronomer, went into full research mode. After all, celestial bodies are his territory. Plait contacted Joanne Gabrynowicz, the director of the National Center for Remote Sensing, Air and Space Law at the University of Mississippi. She cited The Outer [...]

Woman Claims to Own the Sun

Angeles Duran, a woman from Spain, has laid claim to the Sun. She argues that there’s no international law to prevent her action: Angeles Duran, 49, told the online edition of daily El Mundo she took the step in September after reading about an American man who had registered himself as the owner of the moon [...]

Spanish Woman Claims Owns Of the Sun

A 49-year-old Spanish lady has claimed to be the owner of Sun. Angeles Duran from Spain’s soggy region of Galicia said that she registered the star at a local notary public as being her property after learning about the American man, who registered moon and most planets in our solar system as his property. There is an [...]