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1. Learning The Elements Cartoon Style - Comments
Posted in Physics
Proof that everything is easier to learn when presented via Pokemon-style. Artist Kacie D. lovingly anthropomorphized every single element, which deserves to be converted into a children’s book.
2. World-Wide Earthquake Map - Comments
Posted in Earth Sciences
This flash map will show you earthquakes detected recently around the world.
3. Melting in Antarctica is worst in 1,000 years - Comments
Posted in Earth Sciences
The amount of ice melting on the Antarctic Peninsula has increased dramatically in recent decades.
4. Shodan: The scariest search engine on the Internet - Comments
Posted in Technology
Shodan is the world’s first computer search engine that lets you search the Internet for computers. Find devices based on city, country, latitude/longitude, host name, operating system and IP. “Shodan is a search engine for hackers both good and bad. Sho
5. After 17 Years, Cicadas Set To Hatch This Spring - Comments
Posted in Living World
After 17-years living below ground, billions of cicadas belonging to Brood II are beginning to emerge across much of the eastern United States.
6. Creating A Touch-Screen On A Countertop - Comments
Posted in Technology
By translating shapes into computerized images, this system can turn any surface into a touch-screen.
7. Speed of Light May Not Be Fixed - Comments
Posted in Physics
Two forthcoming European Physical Journal D papers challenge established wisdom about the nature of vacuum.
8. Scientists Can Now See Individual Atoms - Comments
Posted in Physics
New developments in microscopy have allowed researchers to image individual bonds within a molecule — seeing down to the atom scale.
9. The Search Begins For The Pioneers Of Mars - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
Mars One co-founder tells CBC about its proposed one-way trip to the Red Planet
10. Defense Contractors Find Effeciant Way To Purify Salt Water - Comments
Posted in Technology
A defense contractor better known for building jet fighters and lethal missiles says it has found a way to slash the amount of energy needed to remove salt from seawater, potentially making it vastly cheaper to produce clean water at a time when scarcity
11. Soon, You May Download New Skills to Your Brain - Comments
Posted in Technology
New research suggests it may be possible to learn complex tasks with little to no conscious effort, just like in The Matrix. Whoa, indeed.
12. James Webb Space Telescope on track for 2018 launch - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
NASA technicians have just finished the mirror backplate support structure, a folding wing assembly designed with to safely collapse the beryllium mirror during flight, and expand it again in orbit.

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1. WWII in color: Rare photos from 1942
1. WWII in color: Rare photos from 1942
(Millions of poignant black-and-white photos have come out of the World War Two era, but it is not often that scenes from the deadliest conflict in human history can be seen in living color. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2294284/WWII-)
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Category: Humanity
2. How Massive Stars Form: Simple Solution Found
2. How Massive Stars Form: Simple Solution Found
(The existence of massive stars — up to a whopping 120 times the mass of the sun — has long perplexed astronomers.)
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Category: Astronomy
3. The Door To Hell
3. The Door To Hell
(In 1971 while drilling in Turkmenistan geologists hit a pocket of methane gas and rather than venting it they set it on fire 49 years later its still burning.)
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Category: Earth Sciences
4. Mathematician Suggests Extra Dimensions Are Time-Like
4. Mathematician Suggests Extra Dimensions Are Time-Like
( space-time may have six dimensions, with the extra two being time-like.)
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Category: Astronomy
5. Messenger Spacecraft About To Orbit Mercury
5. Messenger Spacecraft About To Orbit Mercury
(At 8:45 EDT NASA's Messenger spacecraft will fire its thruster for nearly 14 min. slowing the spacecraft by 862 meters per second to move into orbit around Mercury at a minimum altitude of 200 kilometers.)
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Category: Astronomy
6. Building a Schizophrenic Computer
6. Building a Schizophrenic Computer
(To try to understand how schizophrenia affects the brain, scientists tweaked a computer system until it began to exhibit the same symptoms as a schizophrenic human mind. )
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Category: Technology
7. New Photos Of The Sun
7. New Photos Of The Sun
(A new series of false-color images of the Sun released by NASA. )
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Category: Astronomy
8. Earthquake Shakes Ice From Glacier
8. Earthquake Shakes Ice From Glacier
(The magnitude 6.3 earthquake that ravaged Christchurch, New Zealand, on February 22, 2011, also broke a 30 million-ton piece of ice off the Tasman Glacier.)
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Category: Earth Sciences
9. Speed of Light May Not Be Fixed
9. Speed of Light May Not Be Fixed
(Two forthcoming European Physical Journal D papers challenge established wisdom about the nature of vacuum. )
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Category: Physics
10. Parts of Canada Is Missing Gravity
10. Parts of Canada Is Missing Gravity
(Large parts of Canada has less gravity then normal, here are the theories why.)
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1. Dark Matter Filament Detected Near the Milky Way
1. Dark Matter Filament Detected Near the Milky Way
(A group of galaxies 15 mil light years from ours has stood out to Scientists because despite no apparent interaction they display synchronized activity which may have stemmed from accretion of intergalactic gas by dark matter surrounding the galaxies.)
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Category: Astronomy
2. CD Player In Space
2. CD Player In Space
(You'd be surprised what happens when you turn on a diskman in the space station.)
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Category: Astronomy
3. Algae Killing Birds, Sealife in California
3. Algae Killing Birds, Sealife in California
(A bloom of ocean algae that produces a toxic acid has sickened and killed hundreds of birds, sea lions and dolphins in California, environmentalists said.)
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Category: Living World
4. Libyan Rebels 'Recapture Brega'
4. Libyan Rebels 'Recapture Brega'
(Libyan rebels say they have regained control of the oil town of Brega, hours after Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's troops had seized it. )
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5. World's First Anti-Laser
5. World's First Anti-Laser
(Physicists have built the world's first device that can cancel out a laser beam - a so-called anti-laser.)
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Category: Technology
6. Underground 'Ocean' Found Under Asia
6. Underground 'Ocean' Found Under Asia
(There is about the equivolent of the Arctic Ocean's water in moisture-containing rocks.)
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Category: Earth Sciences
7. Pelican Eats A Pidgeon
7. Pelican Eats A Pidgeon
(I've never seen a pelican take on such a large meal.)
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Category: Living World
8. Google Tricks
8. Google Tricks
(Some handy search tips for Google.)
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Category: Technology
9. Dark Energy And The Inverse Square Law
9. Dark Energy And The Inverse Square Law
(“Newton’s inverse-square law has been around for a while,” Daniel Kapner tells PhysOrg.com. “But, by testing this law, we’re looking for new physics.”)
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Category: Astronomy
10. Gulf Bottom Still Oily, Dead
10. Gulf Bottom Still Oily, Dead
(Oil from the BP spill remains stuck on the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, according to a top scientist's video and slides that she says demonstrate the oil isn't degrading as hoped and has decimated life on parts of the sea floor.)
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