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These animals can survive until the end of the Earth, astrophysicists say

Tardigrades, also known as the water bear, are microscopic animals , which can survive in many extreme conditions , including space . ( Taylor Turner/The Washington Post )


Tardigrades have a reputation as the toughest animals on the planet. Some of these microscopic invertebrates shrug off temperatures of minus 272 Celsius , one degree warmer than absolute zero. Other species can endure powerful radiation and the vacuum of space. In 2007, the European Space Agency sent 3 ,000 animals into low Earth orbit , where the tardigrades survived for 12 days on the outside of the capsule.

To a group of theoretical physicists , tardigrades were the

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Video: It would be a mistake for anyone to provoke another Biafra war – Late Ojukwu

A video trending online shows Lieutenant-Colonel Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, the then Military Governor of Eastern Nigeria whose declaration of the sovereign state of Biafra in 1967 led to the three years civil war that saw millions killed saying it would be a mistake for anyone to provoke another Biafran war.

In the video interview the late Eastern leader granted years after the 1967 war, he was quoted to have said, “I don’t think the 2nd one is necessary. We should have learned from the first one.”