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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. 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. )
Hits: 2459
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)
Hits: 2190
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: 2114
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?)
Hits: 1997
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: 1927
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. Mice on Drugs
1. 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
2. Scientists Find Huge Bed of Dino Bones
2. Scientists Find Huge Bed of Dino Bones
(Find also contains evidence of ‘catastrophic’ tropical storms that routinely wiped out creatures in the area)
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Rating: 2.91
Category: Earth Sciences
3. World Drawn Using Facebook Connections
3. World Drawn Using Facebook Connections
(All country borers are drawn with facebook friends connections.)
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Rating: 2.91
Category: Humanity
4. Mysterious Monastery in the Atlantic
4. Mysterious Monastery in the Atlantic
(Nine miles off the coast of County Kerry in the west of Ireland there are two small rocky islands peeking out of the Atlantic Ocean. The larger of the two, Skellig Michael, is home to something quite extraordinary – a 1400 year old monastery which only a)
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Rating: 2.91
Category: Humanity
5. Researchers Make Stem Cell Breakthrough
5. Researchers Make Stem Cell Breakthrough
(Breaking discovery of a new method to generate stem cells without the use of embryonic tissue.)
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Rating: 2.91
Category: Biology & Medicine
6. Amazing Natural Camoflauge
6. Amazing Natural Camoflauge
(Life in the Wilderness is a constant struggle for survival. )
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Rating: 2.91
Category: Earth Sciences
7. New Spider Found in Giant Sand Dune
7. 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: 2.9
Category: Living World
8. Optimists May Have Longer Lives
8. 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: 2.9
Category: Living World
9. PVC Pipes Used To Make Drum Instrument
9. 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
10. Flooding In Western Afghanistan
10. 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