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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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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. James Webb Space Telescope In Danger
1. James Webb Space Telescope In Danger
(For years, the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has been the most likely candidate as a successor to the legacy of Hubble, but now that has come under serious threat.)
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Rating: 3.03
Category: Astronomy
2. Giant Propellers Discovered in Saturn's Rings
2. Giant Propellers Discovered in Saturn's Rings
(Giant propeller-shaped structures have been discovered in the rings of Saturn and appear to be created by a new class of hidden moons, NASA announced Thursday. )
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Category: Astronomy
3. 101 Amazing Facts Of Earth
3. 101 Amazing Facts Of Earth
(The following list of Earth's extremes and other amazing facts is presented in Q&A format, so you can cover the answers to test your knowledge of the home planet.)
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Category: Living World
4. Libya's Airforce Compared To The Coalition's
4. Libya's Airforce Compared To The Coalition's
(Just how does the Libyan Airforce stack up against the coalitions?)
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5. Declassified FBI Reports
5. Declassified FBI Reports
(Here is a directory of FBI documents they were forced to release due to Freedom of Information Act.)
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Category: Humanity
6. NASA's Curiosity rover revving up for more science
6. NASA's Curiosity rover revving up for more science
(NASA's Curiosity rover, which has been exploring Mars since it landed to much fanfare last August, should be running at full capacity next week, after a memory glitch set the robot back. )
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Category: Astronomy
7. An Ocean of Plastic...In Birds' Guts
7. An Ocean of Plastic...In Birds' Guts
(Photographed decomposed bodies of chicks that have been fed plastic litter by confused parents.)
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Category: Living World
8. Bear vs Cougar
8. Bear vs Cougar
(What will happen when two top carnivores clash?)
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9. Newcomer to Florida Keys is Unwelcome, Uncouth
9. Newcomer to Florida Keys is Unwelcome, Uncouth
(The non-native lionfish has caused ecological havoc everywhere it has spread. Now it has reached the Florida Keys.)
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10. History's Biggest Lungfish
10. History's Biggest Lungfish
(The biggest lungfish on record has been uncovered in an unexpected place – a drawer in the Nebraska State Museum in Lincoln.)
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Category: Living World