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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. Scientists Can Now See Individual Atoms
1. Scientists Can Now See Individual Atoms
(New developments in microscopy have allowed researchers to image individual bonds within a molecule — seeing down to the atom scale. )
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Category: Physics
2. Dürer's Rhinoceros
2. Dürer's Rhinoceros
(Dürer's Rhinoceros is the name commonly given to a woodcut created by German painter and printmaker Albrecht Dürer in 1515.)
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Category: Documentaries
3. Learning The Elements Cartoon Style
3. Learning The Elements Cartoon Style
(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. )
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Category: Physics
4. Tiny Robot Crawls Through Your Veins
4. Tiny Robot Crawls Through Your Veins
(This tiny nano bot is 4mm from end to end,can crawl through your veins locate tumors and zap it with drugs.The bot is controlled by a elecromagnetic field outside the robot that propels it forward.)
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Category: Biology & Medicine
5. Shodan: The scariest search engine on the Internet
5. 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)
Hits: 1817
Category: Technology
6. Speed of Light May Not Be Fixed
6. 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
7. Soon, You May Download New Skills to Your Brain
7. Soon, You May Download New Skills to Your Brain
(New research suggests it may be possible to learn complex tasks with little to no conscious effort, just like in The Matrix. Whoa, indeed.)
Hits: 1792
Category: Technology
8. 1st Flight of a Pedaled, Wing-Flapping Plane
8. 1st Flight of a Pedaled, Wing-Flapping Plane
(August 2nd marked the first human-powered flight of an ornithopter. Wait, a what?)
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Category: Technology
9. Google vs. Facebook: What Business Needs To Know
9. Google vs. Facebook: What Business Needs To Know
(For now, Facebook will continue to rule social media, but Google will continue to rule search.)
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Category: Technology
10. What Are The Odds Of Existence?
10. What Are The Odds Of Existence?
(What are the odds that you exist, as you, today?)
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Category: Astronomy

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1. New Spider Found in Giant Sand Dune
1. New Spider Found in Giant Sand Dune
(A new species of spider has been discovered in the dune of the Sands of Samar in the southern Arava region of Israel, scientists from from the department of biology at the University of Haifa-Oranim said this week.)
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Rating: 2.94
Category: Living World
2. Scientists Expect to Create Life in Next 10 Years
2. Scientists Expect to Create Life in Next 10 Years
(First cell of synthetic life can only be seen under a microscope.)
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Rating: 2.94
Category: Biology & Medicine
3. Mice on Drugs
3. 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: 2.94
Category: Biology & Medicine
4. 18 U.S. Coal Plants Closing to Cut Pollution
4. 18 U.S. Coal Plants Closing to Cut Pollution
(The Tennessee Valley Authority has agreed to shutter 18 coal-fired boilers in a bid to rein in air pollution.)
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Rating: 2.93
Category: Earth Sciences
5. 24 Hour Earth View
5. 24 Hour Earth View
(This page allows you to see where the sunlight is striking the planet at any given time. It shifts with the course of the day.)
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Rating: 2.93
Category: Astronomy
6. Journey of the Singer of Solar Winds
6. 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: 2.93
Category: Astronomy
7. Hawking In Zero Gee - Video
7. Hawking In Zero Gee - Video
(The video of Steven Hawking in zero gravity.)
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Rating: 2.93
Category: Astronomy
8. Hi-Resolution Images Of Elements
8. Hi-Resolution Images Of Elements
(Great photos of all the entirety of the periodic table.)
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Rating: 2.93
Category: Physics
9. The Door To Hell
9. 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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Rating: 2.93
Category: Earth Sciences
10. Last Survivor of Dinosaur Age Faces Extinction
10. Last Survivor of Dinosaur Age Faces Extinction
(It has survived ice ages, volcanic eruptions and the intrusion of humans on its South Pacific island home, but New Zealand's last survivor of the dinosaur age may become extinct due to global warming.)
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Rating: 2.93
Category: Living World