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SpaceX launches U.S. Air Force's X-37B super-secret space shuttle
SpaceX launches U.S. Air Force's X-37B super-secret space shuttle Marcia Dunn, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS First posted: Thursday, September 07, 2017 10:14 AM EDT | Updated: Thursday, September 07, 2017 10:27 AM EDT CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. SpaceX has launched... (by spaminator)
Aug 6th, 2018 by Johnnny last post
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Conservation group urges Canadians not to spread invasive species
Conservation group urges Canadians not to spread invasive species Canadian Press More from Canadian Press Published: August 4, 2018 Updated: August 4, 2018 12:09 PM EDT The emerald ash borer beetle is spread by moving firewood, the spotted... (by spaminator)
Aug 1st, 2018 by Danbones last post
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This Parasite Drugs Its Hosts
This Parasite Drugs Its Hosts With the Psychedelic Chemical in Shrooms Imagine emerging into the sun after 17 long years spent lying... (by Cliffy)
Aug 1st, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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Electromagnetic properties pyramids new paper
Great Pyramid EM: ... Got a headache? Cosmic rays. (by darkbeaver)
Aug 1st, 2018 by MHz last post
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Don’t call dolphin hybrid spotted off Hawaii a ’wholphin’
Dont call dolphin hybrid spotted off Hawaii a wholphin Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: July 31, 2018 Updated: July 31, 2018 2:50 PM EDT This Aug. 11, 2017, photo provided by Cascadia Research shows a hybrid between a... (by spaminator)
Jul 31st, 2018 by taxslave last post
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Plastic-eating worms could help us get rid of our plastic trash.
Plastic-eating worms could help us get rid of our plastic trash. A caterpillar found to eat plastic bags could help scientists develop a biotechnological solution to the plastic waste that chokes oceans and landfill sites. Iky7w6SbR8E (by B00Mer)
Jul 29th, 2018 by Danbones last post
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The longest lunar eclipse of the century
A total lunar eclipse occurred tonight 26th/27th of this month; it has been observed in many parts of the world .. the moon appeared red : Blood Moon Eclipse. This is a photo of the moon in total eclipse in the sky of Baghdad; Mars appears below the moon... (by Torch light)
Jul 29th, 2018 by MHz last post
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A water 'lake' declared on Mars
ESA, the European Space Agency radar discovered the evidence of water below the surface of Mars. It means life is present on Mars. So this new discovery affirms the older statement by the... (by Torch light)
Jul 22nd, 2018 by spaminator last post
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GIFFORD-JONES: Fatty liver disease on the rise
GIFFORD-JONES: Fatty liver disease on the rise Dr. W. Gifford-Jones Published: July 21, 2018 Updated: July 21, 2018 7:00 AM EDT (Getty Images) Who hasnt heard of the Mayflower the ship that brought pilgrims to the U.S. in 1620? What is rarely... (by spaminator)
Jul 21st, 2018 by Danbones last post
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A'Mhoine Peninsula, we have a problem
A remote, boggy stretch of land on the north coast of Scotland is set to become the UK's first spaceport. The A'Mhoine Peninsula in Sutherland has been chosen as the most suitable place from which to launch rockets vertically to put satellites in... (by Blackleaf)
Jul 21st, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Wanted: Any name other than Spacey McSpaceface
GHere's your chance to name the European rover that will go to Mars in 2020. Currently called ExoMars, the six-wheeled robot needs something a bit more engaging and inspiring for when it lands on the Red Planet. Astronaut Tim Peake is leading the... (by Blackleaf)
Jul 21st, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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How the Lovell telescope becomes art
Looming up out of the green Cheshire countryside, listening to Deep Space, the Lovell telescope is an icon of science. And while it listens, the third largest radio telescope in the world becomes - for just a few days every summer - a massive,... (by Blackleaf)
Jul 21st, 2018 by Jinentonix last post
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Astronomers spy star that could be chomping a planet
Astronomers spy star that could be chomping a planet Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: July 18, 2018 Updated: July 18, 2018 5:35 PM EDT This artists illustration depicts the destruction of a young planet, which scientists may... (by spaminator)
Jul 18th, 2018 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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MOONS OVER JUPITER: Astronomers confirm planet has 79 — 18 more than Saturn
MOONS OVER JUPITER: Astronomers confirm planet has 79 18 more than Saturn Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: July 17, 2018 Updated: July 17, 2018 12:05 PM EDT This April 3, 2017 image made available by NASA shows the planet... (by spaminator)
Jul 15th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Nation's botanical treasures to go on display
A potato plant collected by Charles Darwin during his voyage on the Beagle is among botanical treasures to go on display to the public for the first time. The specimen was re-discovered in a cabinet in the herbarium of the Royal Horticultural Society... (by Blackleaf)
Jul 14th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Attenborough's "Boaty McBoatface" set for launch
The 10,000-tonne hull of the UK's new polar ship will be put in the River Mersey later - around 12:20 BST. Named after the TV naturalist Sir David Attenborough, the vessel has been assembled at the Cammell Laird yard in Birkenhead and placed on ... (by Blackleaf)
Jul 13th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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Self-Ear Adjustment / Relief of Sinusitis, Congestion, Tinnitis, Vertigo, & Headaches
Self-Ear Adjustment / Relief of Sinusitis, Congestion, Tinnitis, Vertigo, & Headaches - Dr Mandell For some of my fellow sickoes...just sayin...it's easy to try at any rate. r2PsV8NYKVM :) This DR has some very interesting little "tricks" that... (by Danbones)
Jul 11th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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Top 10 deadliest volcanic eruptions caught on camera
Top 10 deadliest volcanic eruptions caught on camera Postmedia News More from Postmedia News Published: July 11, 2018 Updated: July 11, 2018 8:16 AM EDT Nothing on earth inspires fear and awe like a volcanic eruption. The sight of hot lava and... (by spaminator)
Jul 9th, 2018 by Bar Sinister last post
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Bananas on the brink of extinction?
Bananas on the brink of extinction? Postmedia News More from Postmedia News Published: July 6, 2018 Updated: July 6, 2018 2:26 PM EDT (Getty Images) Could a tropical disease spell the end of the worlds banana crops? Scientists are racing to... (by spaminator)
Jul 7th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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Lost history of brown bears in Britain revealed
A new study reveals the hidden history of brown bears in Britain, suggesting they still roamed wild 1,500 years ago. The research raises two scenarios. Either "native bears" went extinct around the early Middle Ages, or they disappeared some 3,000... (by Blackleaf)
Jul 3rd, 2018 by spaminator last post
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See the first image of baby planet being formed
See the first image of baby planet being formed Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: July 2, 2018 Updated: July 2, 2018 2:57 PM EDT BERLIN Astronomers say theyve captured the first confirmed image of a planet forming in the... (by spaminator)
Jul 1st, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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Remains of 2,000-year-old wolf found in Scottish Highlands
The remains of what experts believe to be a 2000-year-old wolf have been unearthed in the Highlands. A digger driver was extracting peat for crofter Duncan MacKay at Rogart in Sutherland when the ancient remains were discovered. The wolf was found... (by Blackleaf)
Jun 28th, 2018 by Walter last post
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Cigar-shaped object Oumuamua actually a comet, not an asteroid, scientists claim
Cigar-shaped object Oumuamua actually a comet, not an asteroid, scientists claim Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: June 27, 2018 Updated: June 27, 2018 2:24 PM EDT This artist's rendering provided by the European Southern... (by spaminator)
Jun 27th, 2018 by White_Unifier last post
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Stunning Blue Dune Discovered in 'Field of Dunes' on Mars
In a field of dunes, one shows stunning azure in enhanced color. NASA/JPL/University of Arizona NASAs Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has... (by Mowich)
Jun 24th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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The 'Baby' that ushered in modern computer age
Seventy years ago was arguably the start of the modern computer age. A machine that took up an entire room at a laboratory in Manchester University ran its first program at 11am on 21 June 1948. The prototype completed the task in 52 minutes, having... (by Blackleaf)
Jun 24th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Woolly mammoth bone discovered on beach
A bone believed to have come from a woolly mammoth has been discovered on the south of Scotland coastline. The find was made near Stranraer by Nic Coombey, co-ordinator of the Solway Coastwise project. He said he realised straight away that it was... (by Blackleaf)
Jun 24th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Woolly mammoth tusk uncovered at quarry
Fragments believed to have come from a woolly mammoth have been uncovered at a quarry. Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service said the remains, believed to include a tusk, were found and excavated in Staffordshire. It is one of a number... (by Blackleaf)
Jun 23rd, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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Canadians warned of toxic giant hogweed that burns, blinds
Canadians warned of toxic giant hogweed that burns, blinds Canadian Press More from Canadian Press Published: June 22, 2018 Updated: June 22, 2018 2:15 PM EDT A giant hogweed plant is shown in a Nature Conservancy of Canada handout photo. Experts... (by spaminator)
Jun 23rd, 2018 by OpposingDigit last post
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Jeremy Rifkin : The Third Industrial Revolution - Video
I found this video lecture to be quite informative. The Third Industrial Revolution The global economy is in crisis. The exponential exhaustion of natural resources, declining productivity, slow growth, rising unemployment, and steep inequality,... (by OpposingDigit)
Jun 22nd, 2018 by bill barilko last post
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Western University research team uncovers lost images from the 19th century
Enlightening even joyous certainly thrilling it brings to mind what an older scientist once said about wishing he was younger because there was So Much amazing science being done and more to come Research team uncovers lost images from the 19th century... (by bill barilko)
Jun 21st, 2018 by Durry last post
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Jun 21st, 2018 by spaminator last post
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WATCH: 10 flowers that look like humans and animals
WATCH: 10 flowers that look like humans and animals Postmedia News More from Postmedia News Published: June 20, 2018 Updated: June 20, 2018 9:43 AM EDT Nature is home to all kinds of species of plants with unique characteristics. Yes, you might... (by spaminator)
Jun 19th, 2018 by Torch light last post
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Floods in Michigan
Such floods are considered the worst floods in the history of Michigan .. due to heavy rain fall .. which led to flash floods and many sinkholes in addition to wash out of many streets and highways. ... (by Torch light)
Jun 17th, 2018 by bill barilko last post
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Long Article About Lyme Disease/It's Treatment
this is the link here it's too long to C&P but it's worth a read I remember Avril Lavigne had her life wrecked by this and still isn't fully recovered-some other prominent Canadian media personality too. (by bill barilko)
Jun 15th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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New video from NASA about Curiosity arrival and work on Mars
P4boyXQuUIw Therefore, they have their self-conceit for such great scientific achievement .. while whatever knowledge they may get, it is very little in God's knowledge .. And they are ungrateful .. instead most of them adopt the atheism and... (by Torch light)
Jun 15th, 2018 by taxslave last post
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One in three Americans take meds with depressive side effects: study
One in three Americans take meds with depressive side effects: study Tampa (AFP) - One third of Americans are taking prescription and over-the-counter drugs, such as birth control pills, antacids and common heart medications, that may raise the risk of... (by Danbones)
Jun 11th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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WATCH: This major discovery just made colonizing Mars a lot more feasible
WATCH: This major discovery just made colonizing Mars a lot more feasible Postmedia News More from Postmedia News Published: June 10, 2018 Updated: June 10, 2018 9:55 AM EDT Ever wanted to live on the red planet known as Mars? A recent discovery... (by spaminator)
Jun 10th, 2018 by Bar Sinister last post
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WATCH: Scientists accidentally create mutant enzyme that eats plastic bottles
WATCH: Scientists accidentally create mutant enzyme that eats plastic bottles Postmedia News More from Postmedia News Published: June 9, 2018 Updated: June 9, 2018 10:19 AM EDT The world could probably use less plastic bottles littered on its... (by spaminator)
Jun 10th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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WATCH: A huge asteroid missed earth
WATCH: A huge asteroid missed earth Postmedia News More from Postmedia News Published: June 9, 2018 Updated: June 9, 2018 10:12 AM EDT Imagine if an asteroid hit earth. Wed all go the way of the dinosaur extinct. However, the earth was almost... (by spaminator)
Jun 9th, 2018 by Danbones last post
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CDC: Suicides increased by more than 30 percent since 1999 in half the states
CDC: Suicides increased by more than 30 percent since 1999 in half the states More than a decade of steadily rising rates have made suicide the nations 10th leading cause of death and one of only three causes of death including Alzheimers disease... (by Danbones)
Jun 9th, 2018 by Bar Sinister last post
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Guatemala's Volcano of Fire shoots ash 10km into air
25 killed, dozens injured & missing after Guatemala's Volcano of Fire shoots ash 10km into air At least 25 people have been killed and dozens injured, after the Volcan de Fuego in... (by darkbeaver)
Jun 8th, 2018 by darkbeaver last post
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WATCH: The top 10 longest-living animals known to man
WATCH: The top 10 longest-living animals known to man Postmedia News More from Postmedia News Published: May 23, 2018 Updated: May 23, 2018 6:50 AM EDT Only one animal, the immortal jellyfish, lives forever. The rest of us die eventually.... (by spaminator)
Jun 8th, 2018 by Murphy last post
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Organic substances on Mars
NASA declared they have found complex organic matter in the bottom of a lake, in addition to finding seasonal variation of methane in the Mars atmosphere. ... (by Torch light)
Jun 8th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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LIFE ON MARS? Organic molecules found on red planet
LIFE ON MARS? Organic molecules found on red planet Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: June 7, 2018 Updated: June 7, 2018 6:38 PM EDT This composite image made from a series of Jan. 23, 2018 photos shows a self-portrait of... (by spaminator)
Jun 4th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Does Jurassic Park make scientific sense?
In 1993, Steven Spielberg's film Jurassic Park defined dinosaurs for an entire generation. It has been credited with inspiring a new era of palaeontology research. But how much science was built into Jurassic Park, and do we now know more about its... (by Blackleaf)