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1. The Guilty Secrets of Palm Oil - Comments
Posted in Make A Difference
When the rainforests disappear almost all of the wildlife - including the orangutans, tigers, sun bears, bearded pigs and other endangered species. In their place come palm-oil plantations stretching for mile after mile, producing cheap oil - the cheapest
2. The Venus Transit - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
A site dedicated to the next Venus's transit
3. Everyday Stuff Under an Electron Microscope - Comments
Posted in Technology
25 everyday objects under an electron microscope. See the world hidden right before your eyes!
4. Mooning Mercury - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
This discovery image provides the first evidence that Mercury has a small natural satellite or moon.
5. Giant Feathered Tyrannosaur Found in China - Comments
Posted in Biology & Medicine
This discovery provides "direct evidence for the presence of extensively feathered gigantic dinosaurs".
6. Assange: Facebook, Google, Yahoo are Spying Tools - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
In Julian Assange's exclusive interview with RT he discusses everything from the uprisings in MENA, to his extradition fight, the Guantanamo and US Cable files, his relationship with The Guardian and The New York Times, global political youth movements,
7. First Images of Atoms Moving in a Molecule - Comments
Posted in Physics
Ohio State University researchers have captured the first-ever images of atoms moving within a molecule using a novel technique that turns one of the molecules own electrons into a kind of flash bulb. The technique has yielded a new way of imaging molecul
8. NASA's Cassini Probe Finds New Saturnian Ocean - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
While Enceladus has been familiar to us since it was first spotted in 1789, the discovery of its ocean, courtesy of the venerable Cassini spacecraft, is a whole new and possibly game-changing thing.
9. Programming Error Doomed Russian Probe - Comments
Posted in Earth Sciences
A computer programming error doomed Russia's Phobos-Grunt Mars spacecraft, a government board investigating the accident has determined.
10. Quiet Signs Of Love - Comments
Posted in Astronomy
A story about love and deafness
11. Internet Archive: Wayback Machine - Comments
Posted in Technology
“Browse through over 150 billion web pages archived from 1996 to a few months ago. To start surfing the Wayback, type in the web address of a site or page where you would like to start, and press enter. Then select from the archived dates available. The r
12. Two-Dimensional Glass - Comments
Posted in Physics
In the production a graphene, a sheet of glass only 3 atoms think has been made.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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1. Monkeys Adopt A Kitten
1. Monkeys Adopt A Kitten
(Long-tailed macaque was discovered in the forest preserves caring for a ginger kitten.)
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2. Optimists May Have Longer Lives
2. 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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3. Last Survivor of Dinosaur Age Faces Extinction
3. 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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4. 6 Inventions That'll Blow Your Mind
4. 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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5. New Spider Found in Giant Sand Dune
5. 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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6. The Door To Hell
6. 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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7. Quantum Cryptography Is Hacked
7. Quantum Cryptography Is Hacked
(Simulation proves it's possible to eavesdrop on super-secure encrypted messages.)
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8. Mice on Drugs
8. 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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9. Progress on NASA's Constellation
9. 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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10. Robotic Toilet Paper Dispenser
10. Robotic Toilet Paper Dispenser
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