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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. Messenger Spacecraft About To Orbit Mercury
4. 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
5. Mathematician Suggests Extra Dimensions Are Time-Like
5. 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
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. Speed of Light May Not Be Fixed
8. 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
9. Parts of Canada Is Missing Gravity
9. Parts of Canada Is Missing Gravity
(Large parts of Canada has less gravity then normal, here are the theories why.)
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Category: Earth Sciences
10. Shodan: The scariest search engine on the Internet
10. Shodan: The scariest search engine on the Internet
(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)
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Category: Technology

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1. Mice on Drugs
1. Mice on Drugs
(This is an intersting and insightful interactive flash "game"... It explains about the different drugs that are abused an what they do in our brains and how they affect our neurons. )
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Rating: 2.93
Category: Biology & Medicine
2. Journey of the Singer of Solar Winds
2. Journey of the Singer of Solar Winds
(This is the story of the generational ship, the Singer of Solar Winds.)
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Rating: 2.92
Category: Astronomy
3. Monkeys Adopt A Kitten
3. Monkeys Adopt A Kitten
(Long-tailed macaque was discovered in the forest preserves caring for a ginger kitten.)
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Rating: 2.92
Category: Living World
4. Japan's Hayabussa Asteroid Probe
4. Japan's Hayabussa Asteroid Probe
(Hayabusa (はやぶさ?, literally "peregrine falcon") was an unmanned spacecraft developed by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency to return a sample of material from a small near-Earth asteroid named 25143 Itokawa to Earth for fu)
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Rating: 2.92
Category: Astronomy
5. Tibetan Glaciers Melting, Warns Dalai Lama
5. Tibetan Glaciers Melting, Warns Dalai Lama
(The Tibetan spiritual leader quoted Chinese experts as saying that the Tibetan glaciers were retreating faster than any elsewhere in the world. The Himalayan glaciers are considered vital lifelines for Asian rivers, including the Indus and the Ganges.)
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Rating: 2.92
Category: Earth Sciences
6. Solar Eclipse To Ring In New Year
6. Solar Eclipse To Ring In New Year
(The moon will block part of the sun on 4 January in a partial eclipse visible in most of Europe as well as in parts of Asia and Africa)
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Rating: 2.92
Category: Astronomy
7. The Size Of Our World
7. The Size Of Our World
(This is how big our planet is in the universe.)
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Rating: 2.91
Category: Astronomy
8. Flooding In Western Afghanistan
8. Flooding In Western Afghanistan
(aerial footage courtesy of the Afghan Air Force. These images use both visible and IR light to contrast water and land.)
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Rating: 2.91
Category: Living World
9. Scientists Find Huge Bed of Dino Bones
9. Scientists Find Huge Bed of Dino Bones
(Find also contains evidence of ‘catastrophic’ tropical storms that routinely wiped out creatures in the area)
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Rating: 2.9
Category: Earth Sciences
10. Michio Kaku - Physics Of The Future
10. Michio Kaku - Physics Of The Future
(As well as being a co-founder of string field theory, Michio Kaku is a best-selling author, television presenter and all-round popularizer of science.)
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Rating: 2.9
Category: Physics