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1. 2007 Predicted To Be World's Warmest Year - Comments
Posted in Living World
This year is set to be the hottest on record worldwide due to global warming and the El Nino weather phenomenon, Britain's Meteorological Office said on Thursday.
2. What Kind Of Bug Is That? - Comments
Posted in Living World
Ever come across a weird bug and want to get it identified?
3. Praying Mantis vs Hummingbird - Comments
Posted in Living World
Praying mantises are a lot more dangerous than they look.
4. Boiling Water In Space - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
Water behaves differently outside of gravity's influence.
5. New Scientist's Top Articles: 2006 - Comments
Posted in Miscellaneous
These were the ones you clicked on the most from "Earth without people", to stunning shots of Mars and the most impressive of sexual ornaments.
6. The World's 5 Weirdest Materials - Comments
Posted in Physics
This article shows 5 materials that behave in crazy ways, with some great videos too
7. Head-Banging Snakes May Predict Quakes - Comments
Posted in Living World
China has come up with an earthquake prediction system which relies on the behavior of snakes, state media said Thursday, two days after two quakes struck off neighboring Taiwan.
8. Product Best Before Dates - Comments
Posted in Miscellaneous
Dozens of products (food and non-food) listed describing time to spoilage.
9. How Hangovers Work - Comments
Posted in Living World
Ever wonder why you wake up the next day feeling so bad?
10. Top 10 Weapons In History - Comments
Posted in Technology
The top 10 weapons in history according to Space.com.
11. What Cats Do All Day (Timelapse) - Comments
Posted in Miscellaneous
This is a 10 Hour time lapse of cats and their very "active" lifestyle.
12. NASA: Manufacturing the Moon - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
Scientists make simulated lunar soil.

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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. Tibetan Glaciers Melting, Warns Dalai Lama
1. 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: 2.93
Category: Earth Sciences
2. The Size Of Our World
2. The Size Of Our World
(This is how big our planet is in the universe.)
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Rating: 2.92
Category: Astronomy
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: 2.92
Category: Biology & Medicine
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. 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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Rating: 2.92
Category: Astronomy
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: 2.92
Category: Living World
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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Rating: 2.92
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. Memories Are Made Of This Molecule
9. 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: 2.91
Category: Biology & Medicine
10. Is Carbon Dioxide Getting a Bad Rap?
10. Is Carbon Dioxide Getting a Bad Rap?
(The CO2 "problem" may be exaggerated.)
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Rating: 2.91
Category: Earth Sciences