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1. Human Sniffers - China's Low-Tech Solution to Hazardous Gases
Posted in Technology
With China's extremely fast urbanization in recent years, human sniffers are being hired to sniff out hazardous and offensive fumes.
1. Human Sniffers - China's Low-Tech Solution to Hazardous Gases
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2. Android 4.1 JellyBean announced, will show benefits of user tracking
Posted in Technology
The next is stage in the evolution of Google's mobile operating system will soon be upon us.
2. Android 4.1 JellyBean announced, will show benefits of user tracking
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3. Chinese Company Building World's Tallest Structure In 3 Months
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A new Shanghai skyscraper will be 10m taller than Dubai's Burj Khalifa and take only a fraction of the time to complete.
3. Chinese Company Building World's Tallest Structure In 3 Months
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4. Chinese Physicists Break Own Teleportation Record
Posted in Chemistry and Physics
Chinese scientists from Shanghai university teleport photons at a record 97km.
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5. SpotterRF's Anti-Ambush Backpack Radar
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SpotterRF comes out with a man-portable radar that can detect ambushes and save lives.
5. SpotterRF's Anti-Ambush Backpack Radar
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6. New Device Translates Sign Language Into Speech
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University of Houston's MyVoice attempts to make sign language accessible to all.
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7. Galaxy Discovered 12.9 Billion Lightyears Away
Posted in Astronomy
While the Hubble's latest discovery is still being confirmed, a recently discovered galaxy becomes the most distant.
7. Galaxy Discovered 12.9 Billion Lightyears Away
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8. Boeing's Hydrogen Powered Drone Makes First Flight
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A surveillance drone that will eventually fly for four days at a time has managed to take off and land on its own.
8. Boeing's Hydrogen Powered Drone Makes First Flight
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9. NASA Gifted Two Hubble-Strength Spy Telescopes
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NASA already has plans for the generous donation from the National Reconnaissance Office.
9. NASA Gifted Two Hubble-Strength Spy Telescopes
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10. Light Breaks It's Own Speed Record
Posted in Chemistry and Physics
Scientists at NIST make light travel faster than light, the next best thing to dividing by zero.
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11. Japanese Anti-Boarding Tech Psyches Out African Pirates
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Japanese companies MTI and Yokoi have teamed up to create an anti-boarding system that's sure to make the pirates think twice.
11. Japanese Anti-Boarding Tech Psyches Out African Pirates
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12. Satellite Reveals Emperor Penguin Population Growth
Posted in Flora and Fauna
The first space-based count-up of the emperor penguin population in Antarctica yields some fascinating numbers.
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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. Weird New Creatures Found in Antarctica
2. 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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3. Japan Disaster - Before & After Cleanup Photo Gallery
3. 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
4. Chimpanzees Hunt Using Spears
4. 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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Category: Flora and Fauna
5. Smartphones Beat PC Revolution, Dot Com Boom and Social Networks in Growth.
5. 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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6. Top 5 NASA Space Missions Of All Time
6. 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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7. NASA Goes Asteroid Hunting in a Zeppelin
7. 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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8. How Jellyfish Work
8. How Jellyfish Work
(Jellyfish are probably some of the most unusual and mysterious creatures that you'll ever encounter.)
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1. Strange Solar System Discovered
1. Strange Solar System Discovered
(Astronomers have spotted a strange new solar system with small "puffy" planets packed in close orbit to their sun. )
Rating: 3.03
Category: Astronomy
2. Secret Payload Launched On West Coast Rocket
2. Secret Payload Launched On West Coast Rocket
(The largest rocket ever launched from the U.S. West Coast blasted off on Thursday from Vandenberg Air Force Base, carrying a top secret satellite into orbit, military officials said.)
Rating: 3.02
Category: Astronomy
3. Old Rovers Learn New Tricks to Kick Off Year Four
3. Old Rovers Learn New Tricks to Kick Off Year Four
(NASA's twin Mars rovers, nearing the third anniversary of their landings, are getting smarter as they get older.)
Rating: 3.01
Category: Astronomy
4. South Korea Marines Vow Revenge
4. South Korea Marines Vow Revenge
(South Korea's Marine commander on Saturday vowed "thousand-fold" revenge for a North Korean attack that killed two servicemen and two civilians and prompted an unusual expression of regret from North Korea.)
Rating: 3
Category: Humanity
5. Looters Smash Egyptian Treasures and Mummies
5. Looters Smash Egyptian Treasures and Mummies
(Looters broke into the Cairo museum housing the world's greatest collection of Pharaonic treasures, smashing several statues and damaging two mummies, while police battled anti-government protesters on the streets.)
Rating: 3
Category: Humanity
6. Space Shuttle Launches Monday Morning
6. Space Shuttle Launches Monday Morning
(Launch pad technicians began filling shuttle Endeavour's fuel tank on Monday for a launch attempt at 8:56 a.m. EDT on a mission to deliver a long-awaited physics experiment and spare parts to the International Space Station.)
Rating: 2.99
Category: Astronomy
7. 10 Cool Moon Facts
7. 10 Cool Moon Facts
(10 interesting things you may not have known about our neighbor.)
Rating: 2.99
Category: Astronomy
8. Africa Has Two Species of Elephants, Not One
8. Africa Has Two Species of Elephants, Not One
(Instead of one species of elephant, Africa has two, researchers said on Tuesday, confirming suspicions about the two distinctly different looking pachyderms. )
Rating: 2.99
Category: Flora and Fauna