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1. NASA's 5 Worst Failures Of All Time
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Working for NASA does not make humans error-proof. Here are the top 5 examples of NASA screw-ups that have earned their places in the history books.
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2. The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson : Review
Posted in Book Reviews
Life before death. Strength before weakness. Journey before Destination.
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3. Dark Energy Research Wins Nobel Physics Prize
Posted in Astronomy
Brian Schmidt, Saul Perlmutter and Adam Riess win the Nobel Physics Prize for their research on the Dark Energy that makes up about 74% of the Universe.
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4. Sins of the Angels by Linda Poitevin
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A detective with a secret lineage. An undercover Hunter with a bullet-proof soul. And a world made to pay for the sins of an angel…
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5. The Black Prism by Brent Weeks : Review
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Colour. Emotions. Light. Magic. The foundation of the world; all one and the same.
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6. Soviet Union's Top 5 Space Missions
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The Soviet Union was a pioneer in space exploration during the Cold War. Here are some of its most proud accomplishments.
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7. Eye of the World by Robert Jordan : Review
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The Wheel of Time turns and Ages come and go, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth returns again. In the Third Age, and Age of Prophesy, the World and Time themselves hang in the balance. What was, what will be, and what is, may yet fall under the Shadow. Let the Dragon Ride again on the winds of time.
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8. Top 5 NASA Space Missions Of All Time
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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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9. NASA Satellite Falls Back To Earth
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NASA expects its UARS (Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite) to fall back to Earth, with a 1-in-21 trillion chance of hitting someone.
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10. Particles Found Traveling Faster than Speed of Light
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One of the very pillars of physics and Einstein's theory of relativity - that nothing can go faster than the speed of light - was rocked Thursday by new findings from one of the world's foremost laboratories.
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11. An Immune System Trained to Kill Cancer
Posted in Medicine and Biology
A year ago, when chemotherapy stopped working against his leukemia, William Ludwig signed up to be the first patient treated in a bold experiment at the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Ludwig, then 65, a retired corrections officer from Bridgeton, N.J., felt his life draining away and thought he had nothing to lose.
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12. Japanese Coal Plant Is Cleanest In The World
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A coal plant in Yokahama, Japan uses a state of the art purification system to make coal roughly as clean as natural gas.
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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. How Jellyfish Work
6. How Jellyfish Work
(Jellyfish are probably some of the most unusual and mysterious creatures that you'll ever encounter.)
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7. Top 5 NASA Space Missions Of All Time
7. 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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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. U.S. Considers Libya Air Strikes
1. U.S. Considers Libya Air Strikes
(Libyan troops pushed forward toward the insurgent stronghold of Benghazi on Thursday and launched air raids on its outskirts as Washington raised the possibility of air strikes to stop Muammar Gaddafi's forces.)
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Category: Humanity
2. Budget Cuts To Shut Down CERN Accelerators
2. 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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3. Giant Crayfish Found in Tennessee
3. Giant Crayfish Found in Tennessee
(A new species of giant crayfish literally crawled out from under a rock in Tennessee, proving that large new species of animals can be found in highly populated and well-explored places, researchers said on Wednesday.)
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Category: Flora and Fauna
4. Mass Bird Deaths Reported
4. Mass Bird Deaths Reported
(Birds falling out of the sky in the United States and Sweden are freak examples of the kind of mass animal deaths, from beached whales to deluges of frogs, that have unusual but not apocalyptic causes, experts say.)
Rating: 2.96
Category: Flora and Fauna
5. Russian-U.S. Soyuz Crew Lands Safely on Earth
5. Russian-U.S. Soyuz Crew Lands Safely on Earth
(A Russian Soyuz capsule parachuted onto the Kazakh steppe through stiff winds and snow on Wednesday, delivering a U.S.-Russian astronaut trio to Earth after five months on the International Space Station.)
Rating: 2.96
Category: Astronomy
6. Strange Solar System Discovered
6. Strange Solar System Discovered
(Astronomers have spotted a strange new solar system with small "puffy" planets packed in close orbit to their sun. )
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Category: Astronomy
7. Census of Modern Organisms Reveals Echo of Mass Extinction
7. Census of Modern Organisms Reveals Echo of Mass Extinction
(Paleontologists can still hear the echo of the death knell that drove the dinosaurs and many other organisms to extinction following an asteroid collision at the end of the Cretaceous Period 65 million years ago.)
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Category: Flora and Fauna
8. 50th Anniversary of Manned U.S. Space Flight
8. 50th Anniversary of Manned U.S. Space Flight
(The United States space program was down and out when Alan Shepard climbed inside a one-man capsule on May 5, 1961, for a 15-minute ride.)
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Category: Astronomy