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1. 5-Million-Year-Old Saber-Toothed Cat Fossil Discovered - Comments
Posted in Earth Sciences
The new find solves a puzzle about where these big-fanged felines arose
2. WWII in color: Rare photos from 1942 - Comments
Posted in Humanity
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-
3. Scientists Re-confirm Discovery Of Higgs-Boson - Comments
Posted in Physics
Scientists at CERN have finished reviewing their data, and can now confirm they have discovered the Higgs-boson.
4. Neanderthals' large eyes 'caused their demise' - Comments
Posted in Humanity
A study of Neanderthal skulls suggests that they became extinct because they had larger eyes than our species.
5. WHO Reports New Virus In Saudi Arabia - Comments
Posted in Earth Sciences
A Saudi man infected with a deadly new virus from the same family as SARS has died, becoming the ninth patient in the world to be killed the disease which has so far infected 15.
6. Indian Man Singlehandedly Plants Entire Forest - Comments
Posted in Earth Sciences
Jadav Payeng turned a barren sandbar in northern India into a lush new forest ecosystem.
7. North Pole May Be Open For Trade Routes by Mid-Century - Comments
Posted in Earth Sciences
With Arctic sea ice reaching record lows, people have begun to explore routes through Canada's Northwest Passage and the Northern Sea Route above the coast of Russia.
8. CDC Warns of Resistant Bacteria - Comments
Posted in Humanity
Deadly "superbugs" -- resistant to even the strongest antibiotics -- have been found in 42 states.
9. Sarasota scientists discovered dolphins give each other names - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
Dolphins use individual names for each other, reaearchers say, created by and for themselves.
10. North Korea threatening to end 1953 armistice - Comments
Posted in Humanity
North Korea is threatening to end the 1953 armistice if the US and South Korea do not cancel long-planned military exercises.
11. NASA's Curiosity rover revving up for more science - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
NASA's Curiosity rover, which has been exploring Mars since it landed to much fanfare last August, should be running at full capacity next week, after a memory glitch set the robot back.
12. Neil DeGasse Tyson vehemently supporting science R&D - Comments
Posted in Humanity
Neil DeGasse Tyson is pounding the table, trying to make people pay attention to the fact that the only future in science we have is one we make for ourselves.

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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. )
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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)
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Category: Technology
6. Speed of Light May Not Be Fixed
6. 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
7. Soon, You May Download New Skills to Your Brain
7. 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
8. What Are The Odds Of Existence?
8. What Are The Odds Of Existence?
(What are the odds that you exist, as you, today?)
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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?)
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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. Optimists May Have Longer Lives
1. 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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Category: Living World
2. Last Survivor of Dinosaur Age Faces Extinction
2. Last Survivor of Dinosaur Age Faces Extinction
(It has survived ice ages, volcanic eruptions and the intrusion of humans on its South Pacific island home, but New Zealand's last survivor of the dinosaur age may become extinct due to global warming.)
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Category: Living World
3. 6 Inventions That'll Blow Your Mind
3. 6 Inventions That'll Blow Your Mind
(The following six inventions in particular could reshape how we live and interact with the world around us. We have included videos because some of these creations are so amazing you’ll have to see them to believe it!)
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Category: Technology
4. New Spider Found in Giant Sand Dune
4. 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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Category: Living World
5. Quantum Cryptography Is Hacked
5. Quantum Cryptography Is Hacked
(Simulation proves it's possible to eavesdrop on super-secure encrypted messages.)
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Rating: 2.92
Category: Technology
6. Mice on Drugs
6. 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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Category: Biology & Medicine
7. Monkeys Adopt A Kitten
7. Monkeys Adopt A Kitten
(Long-tailed macaque was discovered in the forest preserves caring for a ginger kitten.)
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Category: Living World
8. Progress on NASA's Constellation
8. Progress on NASA's Constellation
(NASA's Constellation program, established in 2005, continues its work toward the building the future of manned space exploration in the U.S.)
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Category: Technology
9. Robotic Toilet Paper Dispenser
9. Robotic Toilet Paper Dispenser
(One of the more bizarre inventions I've come across.)
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Rating: 2.92
Category: Astronomy
10. The Door To Hell
10. 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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Rating: 2.92
Category: Earth Sciences