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1. PVC Pipes Used To Make Drum Instrument - Comments
Posted in Technology
What seems to be a kind of drum has been made out of PVC piping. Take a listen!
2. Science FAQ: Fun Facts From The Library of Congress - Comments
Posted in Miscellaneous
Frequently Asked Questions about random science facts
3. Chronology Of Events in Science, Mathematics & Technology - Comments
Posted in Miscellaneous
Extensive timelines of various sciences (who, what, where and when).
4. European Space Agency - Virtual Tour - Comments
Posted in Technology
Take a virtual, interactive tour of the European Space Agency!
5. Steve Jobs, Apple Founder, Has Died - Comments
Posted in Technology
The founder of Apple Computers and a fierce competitor on the PC market for nearly three decades, Steve Jobs has died. Read on for more information.
6. New Photos Of The Sun - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
A new series of false-color images of the Sun released by NASA.
7. Facebook Sued Over Logged-Out Tracking - Comments
Posted in Technology
Facebook is getting more heat over two controversial practices--tracking users after they log out and new automatic "frictionless sharing."
8. Bird Rediscovered After 150 Year Extinction - Comments
Posted in Living World
DNA confirms it: the New Zealand storm petrel is officially back from the dead.
9. Facebook Tracks Even When Logged Out - Comments
Posted in Technology
There are certain things users must sacrifice to play in the world of social media. One of them, to some extent, is privacy.
10. Worlds First Computer Bug - Comments
Posted in Technology
In 1947, Grace Murray Hopper was working on the Harvard University Mark II Aiken Relay Calculator (a primitive computer).
11. Marine Life Shifts As Temperatures Rise - Comments
Posted in Living World
The anecdote, which came to light thanks to satellite transmitters on the whales, is part of increasing data showing how ocean life is being transformed by rising sea temperatures, with some bits of apparently good news to sweeten the pill.
12. Photon Pulses Keep Heart Cells Beating - Comments
Posted in Biology & Medicine
A multidisciplinary group at Stanford University has developed human heart cells that can be paced with light via optogenetics.

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1. Scientists Can Now See Individual Atoms
1. 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
2. Dürer's Rhinoceros
2. 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
3. Tiny Robot Crawls Through Your Veins
3. 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
4. Learning The Elements Cartoon Style
4. 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
5. Shodan: The scariest search engine on the Internet
5. 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
6. Soon, You May Download New Skills to Your Brain
6. 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
7. Speed of Light May Not Be Fixed
7. Speed of Light May Not Be Fixed
(Two forthcoming European Physical Journal D papers challenge established wisdom about the nature of vacuum. )
Hits: 1981
Category: Physics
8. What Are The Odds Of Existence?
8. What Are The Odds Of Existence?
(What are the odds that you exist, as you, today?)
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Category: Astronomy
9. 1st Flight of a Pedaled, Wing-Flapping Plane
9. 1st Flight of a Pedaled, Wing-Flapping Plane
(August 2nd marked the first human-powered flight of an ornithopter. Wait, a what?)
Hits: 1826
Category: Technology
10. After 17 Years, Cicadas Set To Hatch This Spring
10. After 17 Years, Cicadas Set To Hatch This Spring
(After 17-years living below ground, billions of cicadas belonging to Brood II are beginning to emerge across much of the eastern United States. )
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Category: Living World

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1. The Top 10 Intrepid Explorers
1. The Top 10 Intrepid Explorers
(Ten of the greatest explorers in history.)
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Rating: 2.92
Category: Miscellaneous
2. Optimists May Have Longer Lives
2. Optimists May Have Longer Lives
(Optimists may enjoy longer lives than people with a dimmer outlook on the future, a long-term study suggests.)
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Rating: 2.91
Category: Living World
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: 2.91
Category: Biology & Medicine
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: 2.91
Category: Living World
5. New Spider Found in Giant Sand Dune
5. 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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Rating: 2.91
Category: Living World
6. The Door To Hell
6. 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
7. Parts of Canada Is Missing Gravity
7. 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
8. Rapid Plant Movement
8. Rapid Plant Movement
(The Venus Flytrap has the ability to move rapidly on command.)
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Rating: 2.91
Category: Earth Sciences
9. Birds Falling Dead or Dying From the Sky
9. Birds Falling Dead or Dying From the Sky
(in Arkansas and now Louisiana, hundreds of dead birds coat the ground)
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Rating: 2.91
Category: Living World
10. World Drawn Using Facebook Connections
10. World Drawn Using Facebook Connections
(All country borers are drawn with facebook friends connections.)
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Rating: 2.91
Category: Humanity