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1. Save Our Climate - Comments
Posted in Make A Difference
WWF Canada's campaign to save our climate.
2. South Pole Station Nears Completion - Comments
Posted in Earth Sciences
A state of the art station in the south pole is almost complete.
3. Solar Cell Breaks Conversion Records - Comments
Posted in Technology
A tiny solar cell doubles the efficiency of common photovoltaic.
4. Liquid Water On Mars - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
Martian Gullies Show Traces of Flowing Water within the Past Decade.
5. Humans Show Big DNA Differences - Comments
Posted in Biology & Medicine
Scientists have shown that the genetic make-up of humans can vary hugely - far more than was previously thought.
6. Relief Web - Comments
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Serving the information needs of the humanitarian relief community.
7. Stop Torture - Comments
Posted in Make A Difference
Torture degrades us all. Help the Amnesty International campaign.
8. The Northern Lights - Comments
Posted in Earth Sciences
A stunning time-lapse of the Northern Lights in British Columbia, Canada.
9. The Bermuda Triangle - Comments
Posted in Documentaries
The complete BBC documentary on the trecherous Bermuda Triangle.
10. Fight Internet Censorship - Comments
Posted in Make A Difference
This piece of software acts as a proxy for people in censored countries.
11. End Domestic Violence! - Comments
Posted in Make A Difference
The 16 Days of Activism against domestic violence campaign by Amnesty International.
12. Methane Levels Stable - Comments
Posted in Earth Sciences
The stabilization of atmospheric methane may buy some time in the race to stop global warming.

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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. Journey of the Singer of Solar Winds
1. 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: 2.96
Category: Astronomy
2. Lizards Evolving Rapidly to Survive Deadly Fire Ants
2. Lizards Evolving Rapidly to Survive Deadly Fire Ants
(Long legs and skittish behavior are recently evolved traits that allow fence lizards in the southeastern U.S. to co-exist with lethal and invasive fire ants, according to a new study.)
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Rating: 2.95
Category: Astronomy
3. The Size Of Our World
3. The Size Of Our World
(This is how big our planet is in the universe.)
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Rating: 2.95
Category: Astronomy
4. Memories Are Made Of This Molecule
4. 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: 2.94
Category: Biology & Medicine
5. Japan's Hayabussa Asteroid Probe
5. 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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Category: Astronomy
6. Michio Kaku - Physics Of The Future
6. 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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Category: Physics
7. The New Fleet of Spacecraft
7. The New Fleet of Spacecraft
(NASA is developing a new generation of spacecraft to replace its aging shuttle fleet and return astronauts to the Moon by 2020)
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Rating: 2.94
Category: Astronomy
8. 10 Strange Facts About The Universe
8. 10 Strange Facts About The Universe
(http://listverse.com/2010/11/04/10-strange-things-about-the-universe/)
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Rating: 2.94
Category: Astronomy
9. Solar Eclipse To Ring In New Year
9. 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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Category: Astronomy
10. The World Of 7 Billion
10. The World Of 7 Billion
(This interactive National Geographic feature breaks down the planet's 7 billion Humans. )
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Category: Humanity