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Australia just fired over 100 climate scientists. Learn the REAL reason.
Australia just fired over 100 climate scientists. Learn the REAL reason. Global warming was the topic of a hearing before both houses of Congress back in March 2007. It was at that hearing that star witness former Vice President and Academy Award... (by B00Mer)
Feb 17th, 2016 by Ludlow last post
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Montreal astrophysicist becomes first woman to win top science prize
Montreal astrophysicist becomes first woman to win top science prize Diana Mehta, THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 10:52 AM EST ... (by spaminator)
Feb 17th, 2016 by B00Mer last post
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Germany Is Getting Closer To Nuclear Fusion—The Long-Held Dream Of Unlimited Clean En
Germany Is Getting Closer To Nuclear FusionThe Long-Held Dream Of Unlimited Clean Energy Angela Merkel to attend test in which team will... (by B00Mer)
Feb 17th, 2016 by Blackleaf last post
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A creepy crawlers cheat sheet
A creepy crawlers cheat sheet By Sean Fitzgerald, 24 Hrs ... (by spaminator)
Feb 16th, 2016 by Blackleaf last post
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Kids' wacky inventions made real
From an umbrella to keep ladybirds dry in the rain to hooks to retrieve Pringles from the bottom of the tube, check out these kids' inventions that have been made real.... Kids' wacky inventions made real CBBC The Official Home of CBBC - CBBC - BBC... (by Blackleaf)
Feb 13th, 2016 by spaminator last post
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Scientists stop calling out to comet lander as hope fades
Scientists stop calling out to comet lander as hope fades THE ASSOCIATED PRESS First posted: Friday, February 12, 2016 08:44 AM EST |... (by spaminator)
Feb 13th, 2016 by spaminator last post
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Could Zika come to Canada? Scientists don't have an answer – yet
Could Zika come to Canada? Scientists don't have an answer yet By Elizabeth G. Payne ... (by spaminator)
Feb 12th, 2016 by Twila last post
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Cancer industry profits 'locked in' by nagalase molecule injections
Cancer industry profits 'locked in' by nagalase molecule injected into humans via vaccines... spurs tumor growth... explains aggressive vaccine push This means that billions and billions of dollars are secured by Americans being... (by darkbeaver)
Feb 11th, 2016 by MHz last post
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Zika virus infection 'through sex' reported in US
This case in Dallas would be the first known infection to take place in the mainland US, though Texas has seen seven other Zika cases all related to foreign travel. Anne Schuchat, principal deputy director for CDC, said this was the first case it had... (by tay)
Feb 10th, 2016 by darkbeaver last post
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The Gender Equality Paradox - Documentary NRK - 2011
The Gender Equality Paradox - Documentary NRK - 2011 The social "scientists" stubbornly defend their PC beliefs even when confronted with unbiased scientific research and facts on -- boys will be boys (and girls will be girls), regardless of ... (by darkbeaver)
Feb 10th, 2016 by darkbeaver last post
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Indian scientists study chunk that fell from sky, killed man
Indian scientists study chunk that fell from sky, killed man Nirmala George, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS First posted: Tuesday, February 09, 2016 10:42 AM EST ... (by spaminator)
Feb 10th, 2016 by Blackleaf last post
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Fears of the 'big one': Volcano explodes 1.8 miles high hours after massive earthquak
Fears of the 'big one': Volcano explodes 1.8 miles high hours after massive earthquake The Karymsky volcano in Russian Kamchatka's eastern volcanic zone spewed ash up to 3km... (by B00Mer)
Feb 9th, 2016 by MHz last post
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Girl, 12, plagued with ant colony in her head
Girl, 12, plagued with ant colony in her head Postmedia Network First posted: Monday, February 08, 2016 01:36 PM EST | Updated: ... (by spaminator)
Feb 8th, 2016 by Walter last post
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David Suzuki's world view profoundly influenced by Haida ties
David Suzuki's world view profoundly influenced by Haida ties David Suzuki will never forget the day, 30 years ago, when he... (by B00Mer)
Feb 7th, 2016 by bill barilko last post
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On AI & A New Way of Looking @ Food Production
Not the whole future but certainly part of it and I suppose something to look forward to for some people-Click this link to see the video it's well worth watching. Beyond meat: The end of food as we know it? We travel to Chile to meet a group of young... (by bill barilko)
Feb 6th, 2016 by spaminator last post
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Sakurajima volcano erupts spectacularly in Japan
Sakurajima volcano erupts spectacularly in Japan THE ASSOCIATED PRESS First posted: Friday, February 05, 2016 11:37 AM EST | Updated: ... (by spaminator)
Feb 5th, 2016 by EagleSmack last post
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A Global Warming Recruit
Adam Canales reported Monday that he was fully prepared to believe whatever the documentary Darkness Below: Ocean Life On The Brink told him about coral reefs. Canales added that he was also perfectly fine with the idea of blindly adopting... (by EagleSmack)
Feb 5th, 2016 by EagleSmack last post
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Brazil’s baby defects outbreak could be caused by new vaccine, activists say
Brazils baby defects outbreak could be caused by new vaccine, activists say Health activists are suspecting the sudden outbreak of cases of microcephaly, a birth defect that causes abnormally small heads in newborns, isnt... (by darkbeaver)
Feb 5th, 2016 by spaminator last post
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Prostitute wheeled away still attached to dead client, video claims
Prostitute wheeled away still attached to dead client, video claims Postmedia Network First posted: Thursday, February 04, 2016 01:22 PM EST ... (by spaminator)
Feb 5th, 2016 by spaminator last post
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Starving sea lion found in San Diego restaurant
Starving sea lion found in San Diego restaurant THE ASSOCIATED PRESS First posted: Thursday, February 04, 2016 09:13 PM EST | Updated: ... (by spaminator)
Feb 5th, 2016 by Jinentonix last post
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A Canadian company plans for manned journey to Mars
Northern Light Canadian Mars micro-rover and lander aim for 2018 launch - Technology & Science - CBC News Another company planned for such manned journey to be launched at 2025 They plan and work for such project. I say: if the circumstances and... (by selfsame)
Feb 4th, 2016 by CDNBear last post
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Evolving mosquito bite virus hits Canada
Evolving mosquito bite virus hits Canada By Matt Dykstra, Edmonton Sun ... (by spaminator)
Feb 3rd, 2016 by Curious Cdn last post
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World’s oldest hard-on is found preserved in amber for 99 million years
Even the most stubborn unwanted erection will usually deflate if you hit it on the end with an ice-cold teaspoon. So we can only cross our legs and imagine the pain involved in sustaining a massive stonk-on for 99 million years... Worlds oldest... (by Blackleaf)
Feb 3rd, 2016 by Twila last post
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China Just Released True Color HD Photos Of The Moon
most excellent. more China Just Released True Color HD Photos Of The Moon | TechCrunch (by Locutus)
Feb 3rd, 2016 by Locutus last post
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Carbon dioxide captured from air converted directly to methanol fuel
They're making fuel from thin air at the USC Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute. For the first time, researchers there have directly converted carbon dioxide from the air into methanol at relatively low temperatures. The work, led by... (by Locutus)
Feb 3rd, 2016 by Blackleaf last post
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MoD to buy high-flying solar planes
The UK Ministry of Defence is going to acquire some high-altitude "eternal planes". The unmanned, solar-powered aircraft, known as Zephyrs, fly above the jet streams and will stay aloft for months on end. Designed and built in Britain, the vehicles... (by Blackleaf)
Feb 3rd, 2016 by spaminator last post
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Scientists map bedbug genome, follow pest through NYC subway
Scientists map bedbug genome, follow pest through NYC subway Verena Dobnik, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS First posted: Tuesday, February 02, 2016 03:35 PM EST ... (by spaminator)
Feb 3rd, 2016 by spaminator last post
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Vet examines mystery of 'wobbly' dogs
Vet examines mystery of 'wobbly' dogs By Jenny Yuen, Toronto Sun ... (by spaminator)
Feb 2nd, 2016 by B00Mer last post
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Heavy snowfall catches Saudis by surprise
because warming and stuff (by Locutus)
Feb 1st, 2016 by mentalfloss last post
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Cultured Meat Company Making Global Debut
Cultured Meat Company Making Global Debut Memphis Meats, which is growing meat grown outside a live animal (cultured meat), will make its global debut on Feruary 4 in San Francisco. The founders will present to investors at the biotech accelerator... (by mentalfloss)
Jan 31st, 2016 by Blackleaf last post
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Tim Peake about to become first British astronaut on ISS
The rocket that will carry UK astronaut Tim Peake into orbit has arrived at the launch pad in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. At 01:00 GMT (07:00 local time), the Soyuz launcher was rolled out on its flat-bed transporter for the 2km train journey to the pad. ... (by Blackleaf)
Jan 30th, 2016 by Curious Cdn last post
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Welsh dinosaur named 'dragon thief'
A 201-million-year-old dinosaur that fell out of a cliff face at Penarth in South Wales in 2014 has been formally named as Dracoraptor hanigani. Loosely translated, the Dracoraptor part means "dragon thief"; hanigani honours Rob and Nick Hanigan -... (by Blackleaf)
Jan 29th, 2016 by MHz last post
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Smith Cloud will smash into the Milky Way galaxy in 30M years
Smith Cloud will smash into the Milky Way galaxy in 30M years A giant, invisible gas cloud is hurtling toward our galaxy at over one... (by B00Mer)
Jan 29th, 2016 by B00Mer last post
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Blind Woman Receives Bionic Eye, Reads A Clock With Elation
Blind Woman Receives Bionic Eye, Reads A Clock With Elation www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqFsc-lAJ4E Recently, the BBC broadcast the reaction of Rhian Lewis, a 49-year-old blind mother of two, as she read a clock correctly using her right eye for the... (by B00Mer)
Jan 28th, 2016 by Curious Cdn last post
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Are wind and solar energy already competitive with fossil fuels?
We constantly hear how solar and wind energy is already cheaper than fossil fuels. A few months ago, Bloomberg Business declared that wind power is now the cheapest electricity to produce in both Germany and the U.K., even without government subsidies.... (by Locutus)
Jan 27th, 2016 by Blackleaf last post
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Hundreds of rare cider apples preserved in West Country
Hundreds of varieties of rare cider apples are being planted across England after being donated to the National Trust by a collector. The Netherton Late Blower, Slack-ma-Girdle and Billy Down Pippin are among the National Cider Collection grown... (by Blackleaf)
Jan 27th, 2016 by petros last post
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Top Canada watchdog worried about pesticide linked to bee deaths
Top Canada watchdog worried about pesticide linked to bee deaths Reuters First posted: Tuesday, January 26, 2016 01:32 PM EST | Updated: ... (by spaminator)
Jan 24th, 2016 by Locutus last post
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We Don't Need No Stinking Giant Fans
because we don't. We Don't Need No Stinking Giant Fans - Small Dead Animals The entire rationale for wind turbines is to stop global warming by reducing... (by Locutus)
Jan 24th, 2016 by damngrumpy last post
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'Solid evidence' for 9th planet in solar system: Scientists
'Solid evidence' for 9th planet in solar system: Scientists Marcia Dunn, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS First posted: Wednesday, January 20, 2016 12:15 PM EST ... (by spaminator)
Jan 24th, 2016 by SLM last post
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Three dead sperm whales found on Lincolnshire beach
Three dead sperm whales found washed up on a beach in Lincolnshire are "believed to be from the same pod" as a whale which died at Hunstanton, Norfolk. HM Coastguard said two of the whales were found on a beach near Skegness at about 20:30 GMT on... (by Blackleaf)
Jan 24th, 2016 by B00Mer last post
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The World’s Most Powerful Climate Change Supercomputer Powers Up
The World’s Most Powerful Climate Change Supercomputer Powers Up www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSbRLm9slhA NWSC is the result of a partnership between the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, the State of Wyoming, the University of Wyoming… ... (by B00Mer)
Jan 24th, 2016 by spaminator last post
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Scientists from Calgary, California and Japan say zebra stripes not for camouflage
Scientists from Calgary, California and Japan say zebra stripes not for camouflage David Blackwell First posted: Sunday, January 24, 2016 12:23 AM EST ... (by spaminator)
Jan 22nd, 2016 by Blackleaf last post
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Cambridgeshire plesiosaur 'sea monster' could be 'new species'
A Jurassic "sea monster" found in Cambridgeshire could prove to be a new species of plesiosaur, scientists said. Oxford archaeologists discovered the 165 million-year-old reptile bones at Must Farm quarry near Whittlesey. Carl Harrison and his team... (by Blackleaf)
Jan 22nd, 2016 by spaminator last post
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Plain-talking scientific paper says 100 types of bug likely share your home
Plain-talking scientific paper says 100 types of bug likely share your home TOM SPEARS, POSTMEDIA NETWORK First posted: Thursday, January 21, 2016 08:31 AM EST ... (by spaminator)
Jan 21st, 2016 by spaminator last post
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Scientists ID new genus of tree frogs long thought extinct
Scientists ID new genus of tree frogs long thought extinct THE ASSOCIATED PRESS First posted: Wednesday, January 20, 2016 03:18 PM EST |... (by spaminator)