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Times Top 10 Scientific Discoveries of 2008

Times magazine's top 10 scientific discoveries/achievements of last year.
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Abraison Holography

Simple, hand drawn holograms which are scratched into a surface.
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2008: The Year in Science Fiction Literature

2008 was the first year in quite some time when space opera adventures in outer space and on other worlds has actually been a dominant theme in novels.
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The Plot to Kill Google

Google may not be evil, but it sure does have enemies.
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Psychiatrist Knits Anatomically Correct Woolly Brain

Psychiatrist Dr Karen Norberg, of National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts, spent a year knitting an anatomically correct replica of the human brain.
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Buddhists Welcome Science Into Monasteries

Buddhist monks doing science/art project to create patterns from sunlight.
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Steven Hawking's Satisfaction

A funny video featuring Steven Hawking.
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Awesome Nerd Links

A collection of funny/science/tech/sci-fi links and videos.
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Rating: 2.8 / 5 (894 votes)
The Picard Song

A hilarious techno song about Captain Picard of the USS Enterprise.
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Rating: 2.8 / 5 (927 votes)
Inside Chernobyl

A video by Greenpeace about Chernobyl.
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Rating: 2.8 / 5 (925 votes)