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1. Learning The Elements Cartoon Style - Comments
Posted in Physics
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.
2. World-Wide Earthquake Map - Comments
Posted in Earth Sciences
This flash map will show you earthquakes detected recently around the world.
3. Melting in Antarctica is worst in 1,000 years - Comments
Posted in Earth Sciences
The amount of ice melting on the Antarctic Peninsula has increased dramatically in recent decades.
4. Shodan: The scariest search engine on the Internet - Comments
Posted in Technology
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
5. After 17 Years, Cicadas Set To Hatch This Spring - Comments
Posted in Living World
After 17-years living below ground, billions of cicadas belonging to Brood II are beginning to emerge across much of the eastern United States.
6. Creating A Touch-Screen On A Countertop - Comments
Posted in Technology
By translating shapes into computerized images, this system can turn any surface into a touch-screen.
7. Speed of Light May Not Be Fixed - Comments
Posted in Physics
Two forthcoming European Physical Journal D papers challenge established wisdom about the nature of vacuum.
8. Scientists Can Now See Individual Atoms - Comments
Posted in Physics
New developments in microscopy have allowed researchers to image individual bonds within a molecule — seeing down to the atom scale.
9. The Search Begins For The Pioneers Of Mars - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
Mars One co-founder tells CBC about its proposed one-way trip to the Red Planet
10. Defense Contractors Find Effeciant Way To Purify Salt Water - Comments
Posted in Technology
A defense contractor better known for building jet fighters and lethal missiles says it has found a way to slash the amount of energy needed to remove salt from seawater, potentially making it vastly cheaper to produce clean water at a time when scarcity
11. Soon, You May Download New Skills to Your Brain - Comments
Posted in Technology
New research suggests it may be possible to learn complex tasks with little to no conscious effort, just like in The Matrix. Whoa, indeed.
12. James Webb Space Telescope on track for 2018 launch - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
NASA technicians have just finished the mirror backplate support structure, a folding wing assembly designed with to safely collapse the beryllium mirror during flight, and expand it again in orbit.

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1. Ecstasy Unleashes Love Hormone
1. Ecstasy Unleashes Love Hormone
(Clubbers who take the "love drug" ecstasy really might be "loved up". Studies in rats suggest the drug causes a brain surge of oxytocin - the hormone that helps bond couples, as well as mothers to their babies.)
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Category: Biology & Medicine
2. Computer Viruses Are 25 Years Old
2. Computer Viruses Are 25 Years Old
(One of modern society's biggest problems celebrates its 25th birthday.)
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Category: Technology
3. Dürer's Rhinoceros
3. 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
4. Scientists Can Now See Individual Atoms
4. 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
5. NASA's 'Orbiting Carbon Observatory' Ditches into Ocean After Major Fault
5. NASA's 'Orbiting Carbon Observatory' Ditches into Ocean After Major Fault
(A groundbreaking £190million Nasa satellite designed to measure carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere ditched into the sea after suffering severe technical difficulties following its launch this morning.)
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Category: Astronomy
6. Google vs. Facebook: What Business Needs To Know
6. Google vs. Facebook: What Business Needs To Know
(For now, Facebook will continue to rule social media, but Google will continue to rule search.)
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Category: Technology
7. 1st Flight of a Pedaled, Wing-Flapping Plane
7. 1st Flight of a Pedaled, Wing-Flapping Plane
(August 2nd marked the first human-powered flight of an ornithopter. Wait, a what?)
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Category: Technology
8. Tiny Robot Crawls Through Your Veins
8. Tiny Robot Crawls Through Your Veins
(This tiny nano bot is 4mm from end to end,can crawl through your veins locate tumors and zap it with drugs.The bot is controlled by a elecromagnetic field outside the robot that propels it forward.)
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Category: Biology & Medicine
9. Learning The Elements Cartoon Style
9. 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
10. 15 Deadliest Beach Creatures
10. 15 Deadliest Beach Creatures
(keep away from any of thesse 15 deadly beach dwellers.)
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Category: Biology & Medicine

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1. Mutant Worms Spin Spider Silk
1. Mutant Worms Spin Spider Silk
(As strange as it sounds, scientists and businessmen alike have been trying to harvest the incredibly strong webbing of spiders for years. )
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Category: Living World
2. Baseball Batting Robot
2. Baseball Batting Robot
(Some people have built a robot to play baseball.)
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Rating: 2.99
Category: Technology
3. New Spider Found in Giant Sand Dune
3. New Spider Found in Giant Sand Dune
(A new species of spider has been discovered in the dune of the Sands of Samar in the southern Arava region of Israel, scientists from from the department of biology at the University of Haifa-Oranim said this week.)
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Category: Living World
4. World Drawn Using Facebook Connections
4. World Drawn Using Facebook Connections
(All country borers are drawn with facebook friends connections.)
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Category: Humanity
5. Birds Falling Dead or Dying From the Sky
5. Birds Falling Dead or Dying From the Sky
(in Arkansas and now Louisiana, hundreds of dead birds coat the ground)
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Category: Living World
6. Reviving Extinct Woolly Mammoths
6. Reviving Extinct Woolly Mammoths
(Interesting idea, what would be the consequences? Could we end up spreading some old disease that could wipe out our present day elephants?)
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Rating: 2.98
Category: Biology & Medicine
7. 6 Inventions That'll Blow Your Mind
7. 6 Inventions That'll Blow Your Mind
(The following six inventions in particular could reshape how we live and interact with the world around us. We have included videos because some of these creations are so amazing you’ll have to see them to believe it!)
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Category: Technology
8. New Species Of Prehistoric Creatures Discovered
8. New Species Of Prehistoric Creatures Discovered
(In just four years a University of Portsmouth palaeontologist has discovered 48 new species from the age of the dinosaurs.)
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Category: Astronomy
9. Flooding In Western Afghanistan
9. 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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Category: Living World
10. Computer Detects Human Feelings
10. Computer Detects Human Feelings
(The software can analyze a human face and work out what they are feeling.)
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Category: Technology