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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. 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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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: 2.91
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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Category: Living World
9. Testimony from Buchenwald Concentration Camp
9. 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
10. New Robot Eyes Humans with Human-Like Eyes
10. New Robot Eyes Humans with Human-Like Eyes
(It is designed to interact with humans and adapt to its environment in ways previously only imagined in science fiction)
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Rating: 2.91
Category: Astronomy