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1. Bugged Planet - Comments
Posted in Miscellaneous
New Wikileaks release on the 'bugged planet' - the $5-billion mass surveillance industry selling telecoms and internet monitoring technology.
2. Internet Privacy At Stake With New Bill - Comments
Posted in Living World
New bill requires ISPs to retain all your online activities, IPs, name, address and credit card into. Invasion of privacy for everybody to catch the 1% of criminality..
3. Periodic Table Of Videos - Comments
Posted in Physics
A page with a video for each of the elements on the periodic table.
4. Dawkins Victorious Over Creationism In English Schools - Comments
Posted in Humanity
Richard Dawkens and Sir David Attenborough are hailing a victory, as the United Kingdom puts laws in place to forbid schools teaching '"creation science".
5. DNS Blocking Blocked From SOPA - Comments
Posted in Technology
The decision to add DNS blocking to SOPA has been delayed and condemned by the White House... For now.
6. Marie Sklodowska Curie - Comments
Posted in Technology
Known as the discoverer of the Radioactive elements Polonium and Radium,and as the first person to win Two Nobel Prizes
7. Thousands of rare Irrawaddy dolphins found - Comments
Posted in Biology & Medicine
Nearly 6,000 Irrawaddy dolphins, which are related to orcas or killer whales, were found living in freshwater regions of Bangladesh's Sundarbans mangrove forest and the adjacent waters of the Bay of Bengal, the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Societ
8. Dark Matter Images Reveal Widest View Of Dark Mystery - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
Researchers have released the biggest images yet detailing dark matter, the mysterious substance that makes up 85% of the Universe's mass.
9. Crippled Russian Probe Falling To Earth - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
A crippled Russian spacecraft is likely to crash to Earth sometime on Sunday at an unspecified location.
10. SOPA - Biggest Threat To The Net - Comments
Posted in Technology
If you’ve been paying attention to the news lately, especially online, you will have probably heard something about the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) by now. If not, then pull your chair up, because this is a problem, and not just for Americans.
11. Google vs. Facebook: What Business Needs To Know - Comments
Posted in Technology
For now, Facebook will continue to rule social media, but Google will continue to rule search.
12. Self-Repairing Microchips?! No way! - Comments
Posted in Technology
A team of University of Illinois engineers has developed a self-healing system that restores electrical conductivity to a cracked circuit in less time than it takes to blink.

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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. 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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Category: Astronomy
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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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. 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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Category: Earth Sciences
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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Category: Physics
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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Category: Earth Sciences

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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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Rating: 2.93
Category: Astronomy
2. Japan's Hayabussa Asteroid Probe
2. 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
3. Solar Eclipse To Ring In New Year
3. 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
4. Monkeys Adopt A Kitten
4. 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
5. Journey of the Singer of Solar Winds
5. 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
6. Tibetan Glaciers Melting, Warns Dalai Lama
6. 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
7. Mice on Drugs
7. 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: 2.92
Category: Biology & Medicine
8. Memories Are Made Of This Molecule
8. Memories Are Made Of This Molecule
(How are memories formed? The question has perplexed scientists for years, but now it seems we're a step closer to solving it.)
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Rating: 2.92
Category: Biology & Medicine
9. 10 Strange Facts About The Universe
9. 10 Strange Facts About The Universe
(http://listverse.com/2010/11/04/10-strange-things-about-the-universe/)
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Rating: 2.91
Category: Astronomy
10. Flooding In Western Afghanistan
10. 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