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1. Manul – The Cat That Time Forgot - Comments
Posted in Living World
Have you ever wanted to take a trip through time to see what animals looked like millions of years ago? When it comes to cats there is little or no need.
2. Canada’s Spotted Lake - Comments
Posted in Earth Sciences
Located near the city of Osoyoos in British Columbia, Canada’s Spotted Lake draws visitors from around the world.
3. 4 Inch Long Amoebas Found in Mariana Trench - Comments
Posted in Living World
These Amoebas were thought to only survive to a maximum of Four miles deep.
4. The Digital Dead Sea Scrolls - Comments
Posted in Humanity
"We are privileged to house in the Israel Museum's Shrine of the Book the best preserved and most complete Dead Sea Scrolls ever discovered,” said James S. Snyder, Anne and Jerome Fisher Director of the Israel Museum.
5. Muammar Gaddafi Has Fallen - Comments
Posted in Humanity
For those of you who haven’t been following the events in Libya, the story (and life) of Muammar Gaddafi has finally come to a close.
6. The 20 Most Deadly Wars - Comments
Posted in Humanity
New Scientist shows the 20 most devestating wars, and their death-tolls proportional to the population of today.
7. Scientists Trying To Narrow In On Higgs-Bison - Comments
Posted in Physics
Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider say a signal that suggested they might have seen "hints" of the long-sought Higgs boson particle has weakened. Physicists will now search for the boson at lower and higher energy ranges.
8. New Star Trek Series Being Planned - Comments
Posted in Miscellaneous
Now here’s a new addition to the list of Star Trek TV series possibilities: A live-action project, code-named “S.E.T.I.”, being developed by David Foster.
9. C Coding, Unix Creator Dennis Ritchie Dies - Comments
Posted in Technology
Pioneering computer scientist Dennis Ritchie has died after a long illness.
10. Amnesty Tells Ottawa To Arrest Bush - Comments
Posted in Humanity
Amnesty International wants the federal government to arrest former U.S. president George W. Bush when he visits British Columbia next week.
11. Scientists Sequence Black Death Genome - Comments
Posted in Biology & Medicine
Yersinia pestis – still causes plague today, and the modern strains are surprisingly similar to the ancient one.
12. Earth May Once Have Had Two Moons - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
A brief explanation of a theory stating that two moons may have once existed, and collided to form one.

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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. How Massive Stars Form: Simple Solution Found
2. 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
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. Mathematician Suggests Extra Dimensions Are Time-Like
4. Mathematician Suggests Extra Dimensions Are Time-Like
( space-time may have six dimensions, with the extra two being time-like.)
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Category: Astronomy
5. Messenger Spacecraft About To Orbit Mercury
5. Messenger Spacecraft About To Orbit Mercury
(At 8:45 EDT NASA's Messenger spacecraft will fire its thruster for nearly 14 min. slowing the spacecraft by 862 meters per second to move into orbit around Mercury at a minimum altitude of 200 kilometers.)
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Category: Astronomy
6. Building a Schizophrenic Computer
6. Building a Schizophrenic Computer
(To try to understand how schizophrenia affects the brain, scientists tweaked a computer system until it began to exhibit the same symptoms as a schizophrenic human mind. )
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Category: Technology
7. New Photos Of The Sun
7. New Photos Of The Sun
(A new series of false-color images of the Sun released by NASA. )
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Category: Astronomy
8. Earthquake Shakes Ice From Glacier
8. Earthquake Shakes Ice From Glacier
(The magnitude 6.3 earthquake that ravaged Christchurch, New Zealand, on February 22, 2011, also broke a 30 million-ton piece of ice off the Tasman Glacier.)
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Category: Earth Sciences
9. Speed of Light May Not Be Fixed
9. 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
10. Parts of Canada Is Missing Gravity
10. Parts of Canada Is Missing Gravity
(Large parts of Canada has less gravity then normal, here are the theories why.)
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Category: Earth Sciences

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1. Tibetan Glaciers Melting, Warns Dalai Lama
1. Tibetan Glaciers Melting, Warns Dalai Lama
(The Tibetan spiritual leader quoted Chinese experts as saying that the Tibetan glaciers were retreating faster than any elsewhere in the world. The Himalayan glaciers are considered vital lifelines for Asian rivers, including the Indus and the Ganges.)
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Rating: 2.93
Category: Earth Sciences
2. The Size Of Our World
2. The Size Of Our World
(This is how big our planet is in the universe.)
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Rating: 2.93
Category: Astronomy
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: 2.93
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: 2.92
Category: Living World
5. Japan's Hayabussa Asteroid Probe
5. Japan's Hayabussa Asteroid Probe
(Hayabusa (はやぶさ?, literally "peregrine falcon") was an unmanned spacecraft developed by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency to return a sample of material from a small near-Earth asteroid named 25143 Itokawa to Earth for fu)
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Rating: 2.92
Category: Astronomy
6. Journey of the Singer of Solar Winds
6. 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
7. Solar Eclipse To Ring In New Year
7. 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
8. Flooding In Western Afghanistan
8. 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: 2.91
Category: Living World
9. Michio Kaku - Physics Of The Future
9. Michio Kaku - Physics Of The Future
(As well as being a co-founder of string field theory, Michio Kaku is a best-selling author, television presenter and all-round popularizer of science.)
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Rating: 2.91
Category: Physics
10. Testimony from Buchenwald Concentration Camp
10. Testimony from Buchenwald Concentration Camp
(Informative, and eye opening, reminder of the holocaust! This is exactly why one person cannot rule the world! )
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Rating: 2.91
Category: Humanity