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1. WWII in color: Rare photos from 1942
1. WWII in color: Rare photos from 1942
(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-)
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Category: Humanity
2. 6 Unbelievable Geographical Facts
2. 6 Unbelievable Geographical Facts
(Some interesting facts on 6 geographical locations including Canada.)
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Category: Earth Sciences
3. The Door To Hell
3. 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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Category: Earth Sciences
4. How Massive Stars Form: Simple Solution Found
4. How Massive Stars Form: Simple Solution Found
(The existence of massive stars — up to a whopping 120 times the mass of the sun — has long perplexed astronomers.)
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Category: Astronomy
5. Scientists Can Now See Individual Atoms
5. 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
6. Learning The Elements Cartoon Style
6. 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
7. Shodan: The scariest search engine on the Internet
7. 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
8. Dürer's Rhinoceros
8. 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
9. US Facing Possible Astronaut Shortage
9. US Facing Possible Astronaut Shortage
(There will not be enough trained astronauts to meet the demands of future space station missions, according to a new report.)
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Category: Astronomy
10. Soon, You May Download New Skills to Your Brain
10. 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

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1. Solar Eclipse To Ring In New Year
1. Solar Eclipse To Ring In New Year
(The moon will block part of the sun on 4 January in a partial eclipse visible in most of Europe as well as in parts of Asia and Africa)
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Rating: 2.91
Category: Astronomy
2. Journey of the Singer of Solar Winds
2. Journey of the Singer of Solar Winds
(This is the story of the generational ship, the Singer of Solar Winds.)
Hits: 1119
Rating: 2.91
Category: Astronomy
3. Mice on Drugs
3. 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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Rating: 2.9
Category: Biology & Medicine
4. 16 Facts About Sleep
4. 16 Facts About Sleep
(16 things you might not know about sleep.)
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Rating: 2.9
Category: Biology & Medicine
5. Monkeys Adopt A Kitten
5. Monkeys Adopt A Kitten
(Long-tailed macaque was discovered in the forest preserves caring for a ginger kitten.)
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Rating: 2.9
Category: Living World
6. PVC Pipes Used To Make Drum Instrument
6. PVC Pipes Used To Make Drum Instrument
(What seems to be a kind of drum has been made out of PVC piping. Take a listen!)
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Rating: 2.9
Category: Technology
7. C Coding, Unix Creator Dennis Ritchie Dies
7. C Coding, Unix Creator Dennis Ritchie Dies
(Pioneering computer scientist Dennis Ritchie has died after a long illness.)
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Rating: 2.9
Category: Technology
8. Scientists Find Huge Bed of Dino Bones
8. Scientists Find Huge Bed of Dino Bones
(Find also contains evidence of ‘catastrophic’ tropical storms that routinely wiped out creatures in the area)
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Rating: 2.89
Category: Earth Sciences
9. Humanity Has Cured The Ebola Virus!
9. Humanity Has Cured The Ebola Virus!
(An RNA-based drug has treated an infection of the deadly Ebola virus – the first drug to have been shown to do so in all recipients.)
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Rating: 2.89
Category: Biology & Medicine
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.)
Hits: 12845
Rating: 2.89
Category: Earth Sciences