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1. Flying Drone Charges Devices Wirelessly
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University of Nebraska's new charging drone is something that smartphone manufacturers and carriers, among a plethora of other organizations, should pay close attention to.
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2. Facebook Stock Plummets - Zuckenberg Off Forbes Richest People List
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It appears even the world's most successful social network isn't error-proof.
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3. ZeroN - MIT's Revolutionary Computer Interface
Posted in Technology
MIT's ZeroN is a magnetically levitated metal ball that can be used as a 3D mouse, a 3D camera and more.
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4. NASA Goes Asteroid Hunting in a Zeppelin
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NASA goes after the fragments of an asteroid that touched down in Nevada with the help of a chartered airship.
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5. Multicore Processors - Useless on Phones?
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Is Stephen Elop rubbing in the success of the Lumia 900 by speaking out against dual core processors?
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6. Can Satellites Provide Power To Earth From Space?
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NASA funds former employee's concept for satellites that would beam solar energy down to Earth.
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7. Smartphone-Based Train Tickets Pulling Into Boston
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The future is coming to the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authortiy this Fall.
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8. Louvre Museum Uses Nintendo 3DS In Tour System
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The Louvre Museum in Paris uses a dual-screen 3D-equipped portable gaming console to help the visitors navigate its halls.
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9. Royal Canadian Mint Crowdsources e-Currency
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The Royal Canadian Mint has announced it's getting rid of the penny and issuing a challenge to the software community to develop a virtual currency.
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10. James Cameron, Google Plan To Mine Asteroids
Posted in Astronomy
Planetary Resources gets some very high-profile backers for its asteroid mining program.
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11. Tupac Shakur Resurrected As A Realistic Hologram
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California music festival gets a surprise visit from the rap legend's "ghost".
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12. Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin
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George R. R. Martin masterfully weaves a tale of political intrigue, war, and chivalry with a mix of fantastical elements
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1. Chickenpox Vaccine A Success
1. Chickenpox Vaccine A Success
(Since the U.S. began routine chickenpox vaccination in 1995, the number of Americans sent to hospitals by the infection each year has dropped by more than two-thirds, government researchers reported Monday.)
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2. Smartphones Beat PC Revolution, Dot Com Boom and Social Networks in Growth.
2. Smartphones Beat PC Revolution, Dot Com Boom and Social Networks in Growth.
(Smartphone usage is officially the fastest growing technology trend of the past 3 decades.)
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3. Weird New Creatures Found in Antarctica
3. Weird New Creatures Found in Antarctica
(Several strange creatures including a psychedelic octopus have been found in frigid waters off Antarctica in one of the world’s most pristine marine environments. )
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Category: Flora and Fauna
4. Japan Disaster - Before & After Cleanup Photo Gallery
4. Japan Disaster - Before & After Cleanup Photo Gallery
(This gallery of photographs shows the widespread devestation documented shortly after the 2011 disaster, and follows it up with a shot taken in the same place 3 months later. Quite a stunning compilation!)
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Category: Earth Sciences
5. Chimpanzees Hunt Using Spears
5. Chimpanzees Hunt Using Spears
(Chimpanzees in Senegal have been observed making and using wooden spears to hunt other primates, according to a study in the journal Current Biology.)
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6. Top 5 NASA Space Missions Of All Time
6. Top 5 NASA Space Missions Of All Time
(These are the top 5 accomplishments of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to date. We cant wait to expand this list, so get to work NASA!)
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7. How Jellyfish Work
7. How Jellyfish Work
(Jellyfish are probably some of the most unusual and mysterious creatures that you'll ever encounter.)
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8. NASA Goes Asteroid Hunting in a Zeppelin
8. NASA Goes Asteroid Hunting in a Zeppelin
(NASA goes after the fragments of an asteroid that touched down in Nevada with the help of a chartered airship.)
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1. Shuttle Discovery Lands After Final Voyage
1. Shuttle Discovery Lands After Final Voyage
(The space shuttle Discovery capped a successful 13-day spaceflight with a smooth landing in Florida on Wednesday, ending a 27-year flying career for NASA's most-traveled spaceship as the agency prepares for an uncertain future.)
Rating: 2.97
Category: Astronomy
2. Egypt Shuts Down Al Jazeera Bureau
2. Egypt Shuts Down Al Jazeera Bureau
(The Egyptian authorities are revoking the Al Jazeera Network's licence to broadcast from the country, and will be shutting down its bureau office in Cairo, state television has said.)
Rating: 2.97
Category: Humanity
3. Russia Seeking April Date For Delayed Space Launch
3. Russia Seeking April Date For Delayed Space Launch
(Russian space officials hope to resolve a communications problem on a Soyuz TMA-21 rocket in time for it to carry a Russian-American crew to the International Space Station in early April.)
Rating: 2.97
Category: Astronomy
4. Glaciers May Vanish From Alps by 2050
4. Glaciers May Vanish From Alps by 2050
(Most glaciers will disappear from the Alps by 2050, scientists told a conference on climate change Monday, basing their bleak outlook on evidence of slow but steady melting of the region's continental ice sheets.)
Rating: 2.96
Category: Earth Sciences
5. Budget Cuts To Shut Down CERN Accelerators
5. Budget Cuts To Shut Down CERN Accelerators
(Europe's particle research center CERN unveiled budget cuts Friday that will force it to temporarily close its accelerators for a year in 2012, but said its flagship "Big Bang" machine will mainly be unaffected.)
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Category: Technology
6. Wind Power Without The Blades
6. Wind Power Without The Blades
(New York design firm Atelier DNA has an alternative concept that ditches blades in favor of stalks.)
Rating: 2.97
Category: Technology
7. Secret Payload Launched On West Coast Rocket
7. Secret Payload Launched On West Coast Rocket
(The largest rocket ever launched from the U.S. West Coast blasted off on Thursday from Vandenberg Air Force Base, carrying a top secret satellite into orbit, military officials said.)
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Category: Astronomy
8. Speedy Discovery Fuels New Milky Way Mystery
8. Speedy Discovery Fuels New Milky Way Mystery
(A new detailed study that tracked two of the Milky Way's galactic neighbors, the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds, shows they are hurtling through space nearly two times faster than previously thought.)
Rating: 2.96
Category: Astronomy