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May 9, 2013 Comments Off iResist

Excerpted from Space.com (The video above is a recording. The Thursday webcast will appear in the window above at broadcast time) The Slooh Space Camera will broadcast live views and expert commentary about the annular solar eclipse set to take place on Thursday (May 9). Slooh will begin broadcasting at 5:30 p.m. EDT (2130 GMT) as the ...

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Apr 5, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from THE BLAZE/AP — NASA is planning for a robotic spaceship to lasso a small asteroid and park it near the moon for astronauts to explore, a top senator said Friday. The ship would capture the 500-ton, 25-foot asteroid in 2019. Then using an Orion space capsule, a crew of about four astronauts would nuzzle up ...

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Apr 2, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Weekly Standard: At a speech this morning at the White House to outline a new science initiative, President Barack Obama named himself "Scientist-in-Chief." "I’m glad I’ve been promoted Scientist-in-Chief," Obama said to laughter at the White House. "Given my grades in physics, I’m not sure it’s deserving. But I hold science in ...

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Mar 3, 2013 Comments Off spratico

WallStreetJournal-In medical isolation in South Texas, 100 miles or so from Mexico's border, is a man who embodies one of U.S. health officials' greatest worries: He is the first person to cross and be held in detention while infected with one of the most severe types of drug-resistant tuberculosis known today. Multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis has been a ...

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Mar 1, 2013 Comments Off Toro520

Via Space.com: Astronomers have captured what may be the first-ever direct photograph of an alien planet in the process of forming around a nearby star. The picture, which captured a giant alien planet as it is coming together, was snapped by the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope in Chile. It shows a faint blob embedded ...

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Feb 15, 2013 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from Voice of America: The U.S. space agency, NASA, said the more than 45-meter asteroid passed within 28,000 kilometers of the planet on Friday -- closer than some satellites. The asteroid passed Earth just hours after a much smaller meteor exploded in the sky above Russia's Ural Mountains. NASA scientists warned last week about the asteroid, ...

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Feb 15, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Background - Must See Videos: Massive Meteor Explodes Over Russia – Over 400 Injured – Photos, Full Story Included Excerpted from The Guardian: What hit Russia on Friday morning? A space rock, which the Russian Academy of Sciences estimates weighed about 10 tonnes. Videos show a bright trail streaking through the sky, which is the object burning ...

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Feb 4, 2013 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Background - Exposed: Iran Faked Space Monkey ‘Triumph’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Monday that he's ready to take the risk of being the first Iranian astronaut sent into space as part of Iran's goal of a manned space flight. "I'm ready to be the first Iranian to sacrifice myself for our country's scientists," ...

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Jan 25, 2013 Comments Off Dinah Cancer

Excerpted from USA Today: People who smoke take at least 10 years off their life expectancy, a new study has found. On the other hand, those who kick the habit before age 40 reduce the excess risk of death associated with continued smoking by about 90%, according to the study in Thursday's New England Journal of ...

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Jan 23, 2013 Comments Off Spit Stixx

Because it will spread quickly. Excerpted from The Guardian: Britain's most senior medical adviser has warned MPs that the rise in drug-resistant diseases could trigger a national emergency comparable to a catastrophic terrorist attack, pandemic flu or major coastal flooding. Dame Sally Davies, the chief medical officer, said the threat from infections that are resistant to frontline ...

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Jan 23, 2013 Comments Off Toro520

Excerpted from Townhall: Something’s amiss at the Department of Interior. Eight government scientists were recently fired or reassigned after voicing concerns to their superiors about faulty environmental science used for policy decisions. Which begs the question, “Are some government agencies manipulating science to advance political agendas?” Fictional book authors operate in a convenient world, unconstrained by facts ...

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Jan 20, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Telegraph: Prof John Parnell, 55, has co-written a theory with Dr Joseph Michalski, a planetary geologist at the Natural History Museum, that suggests they have discovered the best signs of life in the huge McLaughlin Crater on the surface of Mars. The document, published today in Nature Geoscience journal, describes how they ...

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Jan 16, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

The CIA wouldn't do it, but people with Soros-type money, means, and motive might. Beyond them to kill innocent people to meet their revolutionary ends? Excerpted from The Science Channel: Inside Mind Control - It was the 1950s, a time of doo-wop, sock hops and Bobby Rydell, when Americans dusted off the remnants of WWII ...

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Jan 12, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

An enormous wall of dust has hit part of Australia as residents brace themselves for a tropical cyclone. The stunning images of the wild dust storm were captured by tugboat works and aeroplane passengers near the town of Onslow in north-western Australia. Local reports say the huge swathes of red sand and dust had been picked up ...

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Jan 9, 2013 Comments Off spratico

NewYorkTimes-The most disturbing new studies about early teenage use of marijuana showed that young adults who started smoking pot regularly before they were 16 performed significantly worse on cognitive tests of brain function than those who had started smoking later in adolescence. They performed particularly poorly on tests assessing executive function, which is responsible for ...

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Jan 8, 2013 Comments Off Dinah Tellya

Excerpted from The New York Times: Most adolescents who plan or attempt suicide have already received at least some mental health treatment, raising questions about the effectiveness of current approaches to helping troubled youths, according to the largest in-depth analysis to date of suicidal behaviors in American teenagers. The study, in the journal JAMA ...

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Jan 7, 2013 Comments Off Dinah Tellya

Related - WATCH: Scientists Say DNA Evidence Proves Bigfoot Is Real, Result Of Human Sex With Primate Excerpted from Fox News: The elusive giant squid, which can grow to a monstrous 26 feet in length and is likely the source of the Nordic legend of the kraken, has been captured on film at last. The creature spends ...

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Dec 10, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from ABC News: The story of Noah's Ark and the Great Flood is one of the most famous from the Bible, and now an acclaimed underwater archaeologist thinks he has found proof that the biblical flood was actually based on real events. In an interview with Christiane Amanpour for ABC News, Robert Ballard, one ...

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Dec 6, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Dec 5, 2012 Comments Off Dinah Tellya

Excerpted from France 24: French men are not as fertile as they used to be, according to a new study which reports that the sperm count in the average Frenchman's semen has fallen by nearly a third over a 16-year period. French men are not as fertile as they used to be, according to a ...

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Dec 1, 2012 Comments Off Dinah Tellya

Huffpo: Bigfoot is real. At least that's what veterinarian Melba S. Ketchum claims after a five-year study of more than 100 DNA samples that she believes comes from the elusive hairy beast. Under Ketchum's direction at DNA Diagnostics in Nacogdoches, Texas, a team of researchers has concluded that the creature may be a human relative that ...

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Nov 28, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Nov 26, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) — Would Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin even had a moon to walk on if the United States had its way in the 1950s? During the height of the Cold War, U.S. officials debated whether to detonate nuclear bomb on the moon in order to send a message to the Soviet Union, the Asian ...

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Nov 25, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Nov 14, 2012 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Fox News: Let's hope Star Fleet perfects the technology before the Romulans get their hands on it. Scientists have made the impossible possible, disappearing a cylinder by guiding light around it before putting those photons back on their original path -- essentially bending light around the object. This new approach achieves invisibility where ...

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