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Fork hides noodle-slurping sounds

National / Media | Pulsations Oct 28, 2017

Fork hides noodle-slurping sounds

by Natsumi Komiyama

Instant noodle producer Nissin Food Products has created a "noise-canceling" fork to mask the sound of someone exuberantly slurping down a mouthful of noodles. Named "Otohiko," the utensil has been developed in an attempt to disguise the excessive slurping sounds that can be found emanating ...

Possible first interstellar interloper spotted

World / Science & Health Oct 28, 2017

Possible first interstellar interloper spotted

A small asteroid or comet racing through our solar system may be the first known interstellar visitor, U.S. scientists say — but it won't be around for long. The object, known as A/2017 U1, was discovered this month by a researcher using a sophisticated telescope ...