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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. Ecstasy Unleashes Love Hormone
1. Ecstasy Unleashes Love Hormone
(Clubbers who take the "love drug" ecstasy really might be "loved up". Studies in rats suggest the drug causes a brain surge of oxytocin - the hormone that helps bond couples, as well as mothers to their babies.)
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Category: Biology & Medicine
2. Computer Viruses Are 25 Years Old
2. Computer Viruses Are 25 Years Old
(One of modern society's biggest problems celebrates its 25th birthday.)
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Category: Technology
3. NASA's 'Orbiting Carbon Observatory' Ditches into Ocean After Major Fault
3. NASA's 'Orbiting Carbon Observatory' Ditches into Ocean After Major Fault
(A groundbreaking £190million Nasa satellite designed to measure carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere ditched into the sea after suffering severe technical difficulties following its launch this morning.)
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Category: Astronomy
4. Scientists Can Now See Individual Atoms
4. 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
5. Dürer's Rhinoceros
5. 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
6. 1st Flight of a Pedaled, Wing-Flapping Plane
6. 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
7. Google vs. Facebook: What Business Needs To Know
7. Google vs. Facebook: What Business Needs To Know
(For now, Facebook will continue to rule social media, but Google will continue to rule search.)
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Category: Technology
8. Tiny Robot Crawls Through Your Veins
8. 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
9. Learning The Elements Cartoon Style
9. 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
10. 15 Deadliest Beach Creatures
10. 15 Deadliest Beach Creatures
(keep away from any of thesse 15 deadly beach dwellers.)
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Category: Biology & Medicine

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1. New Spider Found in Giant Sand Dune
1. 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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Rating: 3
Category: Living World
2. Mutant Worms Spin Spider Silk
2. Mutant Worms Spin Spider Silk
(As strange as it sounds, scientists and businessmen alike have been trying to harvest the incredibly strong webbing of spiders for years. )
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Rating: 3
Category: Living World
3. Birds Falling Dead or Dying From the Sky
3. Birds Falling Dead or Dying From the Sky
(in Arkansas and now Louisiana, hundreds of dead birds coat the ground)
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Rating: 3
Category: Living World
4. Reviving Extinct Woolly Mammoths
4. Reviving Extinct Woolly Mammoths
(Interesting idea, what would be the consequences? Could we end up spreading some old disease that could wipe out our present day elephants?)
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Rating: 2.99
Category: Biology & Medicine
5. Baseball Batting Robot
5. Baseball Batting Robot
(Some people have built a robot to play baseball.)
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Rating: 2.99
Category: Technology
6. 6 Inventions That'll Blow Your Mind
6. 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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Rating: 2.99
Category: Technology
7. Flooding In Western Afghanistan
7. Flooding In Western Afghanistan
(aerial footage courtesy of the Afghan Air Force. These images use both visible and IR light to contrast water and land.)
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Rating: 2.98
Category: Living World
8. World Drawn Using Facebook Connections
8. World Drawn Using Facebook Connections
(All country borers are drawn with facebook friends connections.)
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Rating: 2.98
Category: Humanity
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: 2.98
Category: Biology & Medicine
10. 8 Bioluminescent Sea Creatures
10. 8 Bioluminescent Sea Creatures
(While a handful of land animals can create their own light, homemade luminescence is the rule rather than the exception in the open ocean's dark waters. )
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Rating: 2.98
Category: Living World