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1. Is a cure for the common cold on the way? - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
Draco, an antiviral currently in development at MIT, could be a solution for many viruses, from the common cold to Ebola.
2. Why The Moon Is Important - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
You see the thing your entire life. A lot of people take it for granted, never look at Luna.
3. Amazing Chernobyl Scrap Yard - Comments
Posted in Technology
The machinery depicted in these images has participated in Chernobyl accident liquidation and is radioactive.
4. Paul Dirac: Unsung Hero - Comments
Posted in Physics
Paul Dirac concluded that each electron had an "anti-particle". The two could be created or destroyed in matching pairs. Dirac had predicted the existence of anti-matter, which makes up, at least in principle, half the universe.
5. Intel 4004, First CPU, Is 40 Years Old - Comments
Posted in Technology
Forty years ago today Intel launched its first single chip CPU which was the Intel 4004 4 bit 16 pin microprocessor and operated at 740KHz,capable of handling 92,600 instructions per second.
6. What Are The Odds Of Existence? - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
What are the odds that you exist, as you, today?
7. Does Whale Watching Hurt Whales? - Comments
Posted in Living World
It is an industry worth over two billion US dollars but questions have been raised about the safety of whale watching. This is not whether it is safe for us, but whether it is safe for the whales.
8. New Trouble Reported At Fukushima - Comments
Posted in Technology
Possible fission happening at Fukushima nuclear plant hit by the tsunami.
9. How To Bind A Book - Comments
Posted in Miscellaneous
A simple, basic tutorial on how to bind a home-made book.
10. NASA Developing Tractor Beams - Comments
Posted in Technology
NASA Goddard laser experts (from left to right) Barry Coyle, Paul Stysley and Demetrios Poulios have won NASA funding to study advanced technologies for collecting extraterrestrial particle samples.
11. Rare White Kiwi Survives Surgery - Comments
Posted in Living World
The world's only known white kiwi has survived surgery to remove stones from her gizzard, reports a New Zealand Wildlife Centre.
12. UNESCO Recognizes Palestine, Loses US Funding - Comments
Posted in Humanity
UNESCO voted Monday to admit Palestine into the organization as its newest member, and the United States promptly responded by cutting off funding for the agency.

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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. Scientists Can Now See Individual Atoms
2. 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
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. Dürer's Rhinoceros
4. 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
5. How Massive Stars Form: Simple Solution Found
5. 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
6. Tiny Robot Crawls Through Your Veins
6. 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
7. Learning The Elements Cartoon Style
7. 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
8. Shodan: The scariest search engine on the Internet
8. Shodan: The scariest search engine on the Internet
(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)
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Category: Technology
9. Soon, You May Download New Skills to Your Brain
9. Soon, You May Download New Skills to Your Brain
(New research suggests it may be possible to learn complex tasks with little to no conscious effort, just like in The Matrix. Whoa, indeed.)
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Category: Technology
10. Speed of Light May Not Be Fixed
10. 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

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1. Skating Robot
1. Skating Robot
(A robot that can skate.)
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Rating: 2.91
Category: Technology
2. Solar Eclipse To Ring In New Year
2. 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: 2.91
Category: Astronomy
3. Journey of the Singer of Solar Winds
3. 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: 2.91
Category: Astronomy
4. Parts of Canada Is Missing Gravity
4. Parts of Canada Is Missing Gravity
(Large parts of Canada has less gravity then normal, here are the theories why.)
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Rating: 2.91
Category: Earth Sciences
5. Mice on Drugs
5. 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: 2.91
Category: Biology & Medicine
6. Final Mission of Shuttle Endeavour
6. Final Mission of Shuttle Endeavour
(Friday April 29th 2011, will usher in a sad but historic event – the final launch of the space shuttle Endeavour.)
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Rating: 2.91
Category: Astronomy
7. Flooding In Western Afghanistan
7. 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: 2.9
Category: Living World
8. The Door To Hell
8. 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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Rating: 2.9
Category: Earth Sciences
9. Transit Search Finds Super-Neptune
9. Transit Search Finds Super-Neptune
(Astronomers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics have discovered a planet somewhat larger and more massive than Neptune orbiting a star 120 light-years from Earth.)
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Rating: 2.9
Category: Astronomy
10. PVC Pipes Used To Make Drum Instrument
10. PVC Pipes Used To Make Drum Instrument
(What seems to be a kind of drum has been made out of PVC piping. Take a listen!)
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Rating: 2.9
Category: Technology