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1. 5-Million-Year-Old Saber-Toothed Cat Fossil Discovered - Comments
Posted in Earth Sciences
The new find solves a puzzle about where these big-fanged felines arose
2. WWII in color: Rare photos from 1942 - Comments
Posted in Humanity
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-
3. Scientists Re-confirm Discovery Of Higgs-Boson - Comments
Posted in Physics
Scientists at CERN have finished reviewing their data, and can now confirm they have discovered the Higgs-boson.
4. Neanderthals' large eyes 'caused their demise' - Comments
Posted in Humanity
A study of Neanderthal skulls suggests that they became extinct because they had larger eyes than our species.
5. WHO Reports New Virus In Saudi Arabia - Comments
Posted in Earth Sciences
A Saudi man infected with a deadly new virus from the same family as SARS has died, becoming the ninth patient in the world to be killed the disease which has so far infected 15.
6. Indian Man Singlehandedly Plants Entire Forest - Comments
Posted in Earth Sciences
Jadav Payeng turned a barren sandbar in northern India into a lush new forest ecosystem.
7. North Pole May Be Open For Trade Routes by Mid-Century - Comments
Posted in Earth Sciences
With Arctic sea ice reaching record lows, people have begun to explore routes through Canada's Northwest Passage and the Northern Sea Route above the coast of Russia.
8. CDC Warns of Resistant Bacteria - Comments
Posted in Humanity
Deadly "superbugs" -- resistant to even the strongest antibiotics -- have been found in 42 states.
9. Sarasota scientists discovered dolphins give each other names - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
Dolphins use individual names for each other, reaearchers say, created by and for themselves.
10. North Korea threatening to end 1953 armistice - Comments
Posted in Humanity
North Korea is threatening to end the 1953 armistice if the US and South Korea do not cancel long-planned military exercises.
11. NASA's Curiosity rover revving up for more science - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
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.
12. Neil DeGasse Tyson vehemently supporting science R&D - Comments
Posted in Humanity
Neil DeGasse Tyson is pounding the table, trying to make people pay attention to the fact that the only future in science we have is one we make for ourselves.

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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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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