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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 Bar Sinister last post
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“Consensus” theory of evolution of the species falls apart
(Natural News) A surprising new study is casting serious doubt on the popular theory that modern animals are the result of millions of years of evolution. After looking at the mitochondrial DNA of thousands of animal species, including humans,... (by darkbeaver)
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 Tecumsehsbones last post
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Chinese spaceclaft rands on moon POPULAR!
Chinese spacecraft lands on moon Pete Sweeney, Reuters First posted: Saturday, December 14, 2013 11:25 AM EST | Updated: ... (by spaminator)
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)
Jun 3rd, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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WATCH: These hungry trees will eat whatever stands in their way
WATCH: These hungry trees will eat whatever stands in their way Postmedia News More from Postmedia News Published: June 2, 2018 Updated: June 2, 2018 9:25 AM EDT Move over Hungry Hungry Hippos, these trees have a larger appetite. It almost looks... (by spaminator)
Jun 1st, 2018 by DaSleeper last post
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All of a Sudden, There Aren’t Enough Electric Cars
to Keep Up with Demand And then you find out why. :lol: (by Locutus)
May 31st, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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WATCH: How does a volcano explode?
WATCH: How does a volcano explode? Mark Hamm Published: May 30, 2018 Updated: May 30, 2018 12:18 PM EDT WATCH: How does a volcano explode? |... (by spaminator)
May 26th, 2018 by darkbeaver last post
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rethinking of the “Out of Africa” theory
Aboriginal Australian archaeology findings prompt rethinking of the Out of Africa theory The southern route hypothesis proposes that the Eurasian branches (M and N) of the macrohaplogroup L3 differentiated in or near the African continent and... (by Cliffy)
May 26th, 2018 by darkbeaver last post
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Solar minimum global crop losses
* N95 masks in advance: ... KENYA: Heavy rains destroy crops -- threaten food security -- prices already DOUBLED: ... PAKISTAN: massive losses to mangos ... (by darkbeaver)
May 26th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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New species of crab discovered in UK
A colony of exploding ants, a shrimp that's been named after prog rockers Pink Floyd, four types of miniature night frog and a coconut-cracking giant rat - these are just some of the new species discovered in the past year. While all of these... (by Blackleaf)
May 26th, 2018 by Danbones last post
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Hawaii Volcano Smiles Then Erupts After Hundreds Of Earth Quakes
Breaking News After Hundreds Of Earth Quakes Rock Islands! Look out people here I come!!! Muahahahahahhahahahhaahahahahahahahahahahh!!!!! O7V44ujy92k Breaking News!... (by Danbones)
May 25th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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WATCH: Why are two-headed sharks mysteriously appearing in our oceans?
WATCH: Why are two-headed sharks mysteriously appearing in our oceans? Postmedia News More from Postmedia News Published: May 24, 2018 Updated: May 24, 2018 8:36 AM EDT Two-headed sharks have been discovered in Florida, Mexico and in the Indian... (by spaminator)
May 24th, 2018 by Danbones last post
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Study Links Some Antidepressants, Bipolar Medications, Parkinson’s Drugs To Dementia
Study Links Some Antidepressants, Bipolar Medications, Parkinsons Drugs To Dementia These medicines include certain antidepressants, bipolar medications, antispasmodics taken for bladder control, as well as some Parkinsons drugs. The drugs in... (by Danbones)
May 23rd, 2018 by Yo0 last post
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Jupiter's backward-flying asteroid from another star system
Jupiter's backward-flying asteroid from another star system Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: May 21, 2018 Updated: May 21, 2018 5:24 PM EDT This April 3, 2017 file image made available by NASA shows the planet Jupiter when it... (by spaminator)
May 23rd, 2018 by Bar Sinister last post
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Beware the oil company-funded naysayers
The triumph of fringe science Global warming naysayers argue that we don't need to do anything to stop rising temperatures. Mainstream scientists used to be able to ignore them, but now they make White House policy. By Katharine Mieszkowski ... (by #juan)
May 17th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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Banned ozone-eating chemical emissions somehow are rising, baffling scientists
Banned ozone-eating chemical emissions somehow are rising, baffling scientists Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: May 16, 2018 Updated: May 16, 2018 1:47 PM EDT This undated photo provided by NOAA in May 2018 shows Mauna Loa... (by spaminator)
May 16th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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Football field-sized asteroid to pass by Earth
Football field-sized asteroid to pass by Earth Postmedia News Published: May 15, 2018 Updated: May 15, 2018 12:38 PM EDT A football field-sized asteroid missed slamming into Earth Tuesday by approximately half the distance to the moon. Asteroid... (by spaminator)
May 13th, 2018 by Torch light last post
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NASA to send a drone to fly over Mars
The drone is to fly in the air of Mars; it weighs 1.8 kg. oOMQOqKRWjU quran-ayat.com/universe/new_page_2.htm#The_Emigration_to_Mars_ (by Torch light)
May 10th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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Do Anglo-Saxon manuscripts and tapestries hold proof of Planet 9?
Trails of dust and gas in the night sky recorded by Anglo-Saxon astronomers may provide evidence of the mysterious Planet Nine, academics at Queen's University claim. Experts believe depictions of comets spotted in the Dark Ages will provide... (by Blackleaf)