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1. The Guilty Secrets of Palm Oil - Comments
Posted in Make A Difference
When the rainforests disappear almost all of the wildlife - including the orangutans, tigers, sun bears, bearded pigs and other endangered species. In their place come palm-oil plantations stretching for mile after mile, producing cheap oil - the cheapest
2. The Venus Transit - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
A site dedicated to the next Venus's transit
3. Everyday Stuff Under an Electron Microscope - Comments
Posted in Technology
25 everyday objects under an electron microscope. See the world hidden right before your eyes!
4. Mooning Mercury - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
This discovery image provides the first evidence that Mercury has a small natural satellite or moon.
5. Giant Feathered Tyrannosaur Found in China - Comments
Posted in Biology & Medicine
This discovery provides "direct evidence for the presence of extensively feathered gigantic dinosaurs".
6. Assange: Facebook, Google, Yahoo are Spying Tools - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
In Julian Assange's exclusive interview with RT he discusses everything from the uprisings in MENA, to his extradition fight, the Guantanamo and US Cable files, his relationship with The Guardian and The New York Times, global political youth movements,
7. First Images of Atoms Moving in a Molecule - Comments
Posted in Physics
Ohio State University researchers have captured the first-ever images of atoms moving within a molecule using a novel technique that turns one of the molecules own electrons into a kind of flash bulb. The technique has yielded a new way of imaging molecul
8. NASA's Cassini Probe Finds New Saturnian Ocean - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
While Enceladus has been familiar to us since it was first spotted in 1789, the discovery of its ocean, courtesy of the venerable Cassini spacecraft, is a whole new and possibly game-changing thing.
9. Programming Error Doomed Russian Probe - Comments
Posted in Earth Sciences
A computer programming error doomed Russia's Phobos-Grunt Mars spacecraft, a government board investigating the accident has determined.
10. Quiet Signs Of Love - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
A story about love and deafness
11. Internet Archive: Wayback Machine - Comments
Posted in Technology
“Browse through over 150 billion web pages archived from 1996 to a few months ago. To start surfing the Wayback, type in the web address of a site or page where you would like to start, and press enter. Then select from the archived dates available. The r
12. Two-Dimensional Glass - Comments
Posted in Physics
In the production a graphene, a sheet of glass only 3 atoms think has been made.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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. The Size Of Our World
1. The Size Of Our World
(This is how big our planet is in the universe.)
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Category: Astronomy
2. Tibetan Glaciers Melting, Warns Dalai Lama
2. 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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3. Japan's Hayabussa Asteroid Probe
3. 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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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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5. Solar Eclipse To Ring In New Year
5. 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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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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7. Journey of the Singer of Solar Winds
7. Journey of the Singer of Solar Winds
(This is the story of the generational ship, the Singer of Solar Winds.)
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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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9. Is Carbon Dioxide Getting a Bad Rap?
9. Is Carbon Dioxide Getting a Bad Rap?
(The CO2 "problem" may be exaggerated.)
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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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