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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. 6 Unbelievable Geographical Facts
2. 6 Unbelievable Geographical Facts
(Some interesting facts on 6 geographical locations including Canada.)
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Category: Earth Sciences
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. How Massive Stars Form: Simple Solution Found
4. 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
5. Scientists Can Now See Individual Atoms
5. 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
6. Learning The Elements Cartoon Style
6. 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
7. Shodan: The scariest search engine on the Internet
7. 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
8. Dürer's Rhinoceros
8. 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
9. US Facing Possible Astronaut Shortage
9. US Facing Possible Astronaut Shortage
(There will not be enough trained astronauts to meet the demands of future space station missions, according to a new report.)
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Category: Astronomy
10. Soon, You May Download New Skills to Your Brain
10. 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.)
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Category: Technology

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1. Solar Eclipse To Ring In New Year
1. 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: 2.91
Category: Astronomy
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: 2.9
Category: Astronomy
3. Skating Robot
3. Skating Robot
(A robot that can skate.)
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Rating: 2.9
Category: Technology
4. Mice on Drugs
4. 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: 2.9
Category: Biology & Medicine
5. 16 Facts About Sleep
5. 16 Facts About Sleep
(16 things you might not know about sleep.)
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Category: Biology & Medicine
6. Monkeys Adopt A Kitten
6. Monkeys Adopt A Kitten
(Long-tailed macaque was discovered in the forest preserves caring for a ginger kitten.)
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Rating: 2.9
Category: Living World
7. Scientists Find Huge Bed of Dino Bones
7. 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
8. Michio Kaku - Physics Of The Future
8. 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
9. C Coding, Unix Creator Dennis Ritchie Dies
9. C Coding, Unix Creator Dennis Ritchie Dies
(Pioneering computer scientist Dennis Ritchie has died after a long illness.)
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Rating: 2.9
Category: Technology
10. Humanity Has Cured The Ebola Virus!
10. Humanity Has Cured The Ebola Virus!
(An RNA-based drug has treated an infection of the deadly Ebola virus – the first drug to have been shown to do so in all recipients.)
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Rating: 2.89
Category: Biology & Medicine