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May 9th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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Mars in geostationary orbit
Mars in geostationary orbit May 9, 2018 Comments Off on Mars in geostationary orbit . 1 Buddhist thanka of Mars over Mt. Kailas The Rig Veda does not... (by darkbeaver)
May 8th, 2018 by justlooking last post
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The Fiddle Heads are up and ready
Got a bunch yesterday down at the brook and they are spectacularly tasty. Steam for twenty minutes then apply butter, ground sea salt and black pepper apple cider vinager to taste. And they,re loaded with good nutrients. (by darkbeaver)
May 5th, 2018 by petros last post
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Research Reveals Plants Can Think, Choose & Remember
Research Reveals Plants Can Think, Choose & Remember Modern science is only beginning to catch up to the wisdom of the ancients: plants possess sentience and a rudimentary form of intelligence. Plants are far more intelligent and capable... (by Cliffy)
May 4th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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Doctors remove 132-pound ovarian tumour from 38-year-old woman at Connecticut hospita
Doctors remove 132-pound ovarian tumour from 38-year-old woman at Connecticut hospital Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: May 3, 2018 Updated: May 3, 2018 5:58 PM EDT Doctors at Danbury Hospital in Connecticut operate on a... (by spaminator)
May 3rd, 2018 by EagleSmack last post
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Science allows area dominance
Russia’s S-400 Air-Defense System Proves to Be Red Rag for the US Bull DB(The following illustrates the rush to insulate against the American disintigration plague.)DB This remedy for american air power is very much in demand and offered at very... (by darkbeaver)
Apr 30th, 2018 by petros last post
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State of US Agriculture Losses as the Grand Solar Minimum Intensifies
http//.www.youtube.com/watch?v=dyJYs_BCof4 With the totals from the USDA as 3% of Spring Wheat planted vs 25% in the 30 year average, and corn at 5% vs 16% for the average and descriptions as "despicable" and... (by darkbeaver)
Apr 30th, 2018 by Danbones last post
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Toxic caterpillars prompt health warning in London
Toxic caterpillars prompt health warning in London Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: April 29, 2018 Updated: April 29, 2018 10:41 AM EDT Oak processionary moth caterpillars are pictured in this file photo. (Getty Images) ... (by spaminator)
Apr 29th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Plankton named after BBC TV series
A type of plankton described as part of "the beating heart" of the oceans has been named after the BBC's Blue Planet series. The tiny plant-like organism is regarded as a key element of the marine ecosystem. Scientists at University College London... (by Blackleaf)
Apr 26th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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Have a look at the most detailed star chart of the Milky Way
Have a look at the most detailed star chart of the Milky Way Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: April 25, 2018 Updated: April 25, 2018 10:48 AM EDT A handout photo released on April 25, 2018 by the European Space Agency shows... (by spaminator)
Apr 25th, 2018 by petros last post
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Uranus stinks - literally: Scientists say seventh planet smells like rotten eggs
Uranus stinks - literally: Scientists say seventh planet smells like rotten eggs Washington Post More from Washington Post Published: April 25, 2018 Updated: April 25, 2018 7:16 AM EDT This image of a crescent Uranus, taken by Voyager 2 on January... (by spaminator)
Apr 24th, 2018 by Bar Sinister last post
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Solar and Wind - Carbon Neutral Canada
Canada can be a world leader by making our electrical production "carbon neutral" within 10 without breaking the bank. . Its not hard to do, it is within reach simply by spending government surpluses on renewable energy projects. Canada's... (by Karlin)
Apr 24th, 2018 by petros last post
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Happy Earth Day
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Apr 23rd, 2018 by Bar Sinister last post
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British icthyosaur may have been the largest creature to have ever lived
The ancient remains of a gigantic marine reptile have been found in southwestern England. Known as an ichthyosaur, the animal lived about 205 million years ago and was up to 85 feet longalmost as big as a blue whale, say the authors of a study describing... (by Blackleaf)
Apr 22nd, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Europe's Mars rover takes shape
So, here it is. Europe's Mars rover. Or rather, a copy of it. This is what they call the Structural Thermal Model, or STM. It is one of three rovers that will be built as part of the European Space Agency's ExoMars 2020 mission to search for life... (by Blackleaf)
Apr 21st, 2018 by White_Unifier last post
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Lava flows from Philippine volcano as thousands flee — explosive eruption possible
Lava flows from Philippine volcano as thousands flee explosive eruption possible Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: January 15, 2018 Updated: January 15, 2018 1:05 PM EST LEGAZPI, Philippines Nearly 15,000 people have fled... (by spaminator)
Apr 20th, 2018 by spilledthebeer last post
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Electric Cars
Given the gadawful weather that Canada has been slogging through, I had to wonder. How far does an electric car (battery powered) car go in minus 40C weather? Sub 30C weather? Does it become uneconomical from an energy footprint VS miles travelled... (by Trex)
Apr 20th, 2018 by Danbones last post
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The Oxford Dodo was shot in the head
The Oxford Dodo - the world's most famous example of the extinct bird - was shot in the head, research has found. Historians believed the flightless creature had been kept alive in a 17th Century London townhouse. But recent forensic analysis of its... (by Blackleaf)
Apr 19th, 2018 by Danbones last post
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Alabama is full of NY Poop
'Poop Train' Full of NYC Sewage Raises Stink in Alabama Town Talk about shit hitting the fan. Alabama's lax environmental laws allow... (by Bar Sinister)
Apr 18th, 2018 by White_Unifier last post
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AI creep
This is bound to be a hit in canuckstan where marriage twixt a man and X is government approved as well ontario issues gender neutral health cards so Yingying and her AI peers can qualify for free digital diagnostics. A bill of robo rights will hafta be... (by 10larry)
Apr 18th, 2018 by Danbones last post
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DOOR TO HELL: 'Creepiest place on earth' burning for almost 50 years!
DOOR TO HELL: 'Creepiest place on earth' burning for almost 50 years! Nelson Branco More from Nelson Branco Published: April 17, 2018 Updated: April 17, 2018 6:19 PM EDT Hell hath no fury like a crater scorched! Let us introduce you to the... (by spaminator)
Apr 18th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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Flat Earth Society Responds To Elon Musk's Tweet And We Just Can't Even
Flat Earth Society Responds To Elon Musk's Tweet And We Just Can't Even If you think the Earth is flat, then youre on the wrong website.... (by B00Mer)
Apr 17th, 2018 by Bar Sinister last post
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Recycling 2.0: Scientists accidentally create mutant bacteria that dines on plastic
The researchers of the study said the discovery could help combat the worlds plastic problem An accidental finding led to the creation of a mutant bacteria that breaks down plastic, the Guardian reports. Researchers from Britain and the US... (by Mowich)
Apr 15th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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WHO WHAT WOW: This woman is her own twin!
WHO WHAT WOW: This woman is her own twin! Nelson Branco More from Nelson Branco Published: April 14, 2018 Updated: April 14, 2018 11:11 AM EDT Who? What? Wow! Meet Taylor Muhl, who claims she is her own twin. Yep, this isnt your mothers soap... (by spaminator)
Apr 14th, 2018 by Cliffy last post
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What Do Flat-Earthers Think Is Going On During A Solar Eclipse?
What Do Flat-Earthers Think Is Going On During A Solar Eclipse? Today, Monday, August 21, is a day where the US and other parts of the world... (by B00Mer)
Apr 14th, 2018 by DaSleeper last post
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Are you realy green or just pretending?
Do you believe in global warming? How many proponents of alternative energy in this forum drive an electric car? How many always walk or mainly use a bicycle for transportation? If you can't put your money where your mouth is....you're a god... (by DaSleeper)
Apr 14th, 2018 by Bar Sinister last post
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Tess spacecraft to scour space for undiscovered planets
Tess spacecraft to scour space for undiscovered planets Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: April 12, 2018 Updated: April 12, 2018 4:04 PM EDT This image made available by NASA shows an illustration of the Transiting Exoplanet... (by spaminator)
Apr 12th, 2018 by Cannuck last post
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Climate Change: 97% scientific consensus? Try 99.94% instead POPULAR!
Climate Change: 97% scientific consensus? Try 99.94% instead There is an increasing trend in journalism to cite a figure of 97% for the consensus among the scientific community in regards to human-caused climate change. We don't want to be too critical... (by mentalfloss)
Apr 10th, 2018 by taxslave last post
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Punxsutawney Phil 'WANTED' by Monroe County Sheriff for lying after winter wallop
Punxsutawney Phil 'WANTED' by Monroe County Sheriff for lying after winter wallop Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: March 23, 2018 Updated: March 23, 2018 10:45 AM EDT In this Feb. 2, 2017, file photo, Groundhog Club handler... (by spaminator)
Apr 9th, 2018 by Gilgamesh last post
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Climate Change Projections Are Based on Hard Scientific Data
Climate Change Projections Are Based on Hard Scientific Data (by B00Mer)
Apr 8th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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100 Billion Habitable Earth-Like Planets In Our Galaxy
Astronomers Admit: We Were Wrong100 Billion Habitable Earth-Like Planets In Our Galaxy Alone Estimates by astronomers indicate that there could be more than 100 BILLION Earth-like worlds in the Milky Way that could be home to life. Think thats a... (by Cliffy)
Apr 7th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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Chinese Satellite TIANGONG 1 Live tracking
Chinese Satellite TIANGONG 1 Live tracking 4Z23S_6TVTU So the celestial palace comes down this weekend, I wonder if it fulfills the much talked about hopi prophecy about a " house that falls from the sky" ? (by Danbones)
Apr 6th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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Scientists in Antartica harvest 1st vegetables without earth, daylight or pesticides
Scientists in Antartica harvest 1st vegetables without earth, daylight or pesticides from 'space' greenhouse Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: April 5, 2018 Updated: April 5, 2018 11:27 AM EDT The undated photo provided by the... (by spaminator)
Apr 5th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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Centre of the Milky Way is teeming with black holes
Centre of the Milky Way is teeming with black holes Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: April 4, 2018 Updated: April 4, 2018 2:52 PM EDT This illustration provided by Columbia University shows the supermassive black hole... (by spaminator)
Apr 1st, 2018 by Danbones last post
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Lockheed Martin Now Has a Patent For Its Potentially World Changing Fusion Reactor
Lockheed Martin Now Has a Patent For Its Potentially World Changing Fusion Reactor When it first announced the project, the company said it could have a working prototype of the revolutionary power source as early as 2019. Lockheed Martin has... (by Danbones)
Mar 29th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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Distant galaxy void of dark matter baffles astronomers
Distant galaxy void of dark matter baffles astronomers Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: March 28, 2018 Updated: March 28, 2018 1:48 PM EDT This Nov. 16, 2017 image made with the Hubble Space Telescope shows the diffuse galaxy... (by spaminator)
Mar 27th, 2018 by darkbeaver last post
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“Hawking was a pop scientist who ipso facto contributed nothing of value
Home thunderblogs A BRIEF HISTORY OF UNICORNS A BRIEF HISTORY OF UNICORNS sschirott March 21, 2018 thunderblogs OP-ED: A BRIEF HISTORY OF UNICORNS The Death of Stephen... (by darkbeaver)
Mar 26th, 2018 by pgs last post
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Vanishing: The extinction crisis is worse than you think
We're entering the Earth's sixth era of extinction -- and it's the first time humans are to blame. CNN introduces you to the key species and people who are trying to prevent them from vanishing. Source: CNN ... (by Cliffy)
Mar 26th, 2018 by Danbones last post
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Climate Debate Should Stick to Facts POPULAR!
George Koch and John Weissenberger, For The Calgary Herald Published: Friday, April 28, 2006 Scientist Chris de Freitas doesn't seem very scary. The associate professor from the University of Auckland, N.Z.'s, School of Geography and Environmental... (by I think not)
Mar 26th, 2018 by sophiewilson019 last post
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ALERT! Monkeys have been cloned; Are people far behind?
ALERT! Monkeys have been cloned; Are people far behind? Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: January 24, 2018 Updated: January 24, 2018 6:02 PM EST By Malcolm Ritter, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK For the first time,... (by spaminator)
Mar 21st, 2018 by Cliffy last post
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happy spring
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Mar 19th, 2018 by TheeAceMan last post
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Albert Einstein's complete archives to be posted online
For devotees, the bored and the over edumacated: Albert Einstein's complete archives from personal correspondence with half a dozen lovers to notebooks scribbled with his groundbreaking research are going online for the first time. The... (by Locutus)
Mar 19th, 2018 by Gilgamesh last post
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Pass the Freak Dijon Mustard Please
A Moratorium on Genetically Manipulated (GMO) Foods By F. William Engdahl Global Research, May 22, 2009 US Association of Physicians calls for Moratorium on GMO Foods The American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) has... (by darkbeaver)
Mar 19th, 2018 by mentalfloss last post
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The Population Bomb Has Been Defused
As someone who's occasionally concerned about overpopulation, this is fantastic news. This may actually help us resolve global warming as well. The Population Bomb Has Been Defused So far, the prophets of overpopulation have been defeated... (by mentalfloss)
Mar 18th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Boaty McBoatface survives ice mission
"Boaty McBoatface" has executed its most daring dive yet. The nation's favourite yellow submarine swam under a near-600m thick ice shelf in the Antarctic, returning safely to its launch ship after 48 hours away. It was an important test for the... (by Blackleaf)
Mar 17th, 2018 by White_Unifier last post
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A man can now get paid to bash a woman's head.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=yAAlFya89aw I agree with most of the video except the statement that women sleep around like men which presumes that men are necessarily promiscuous. (by White_Unifier)