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Dec 21, 2011 12 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

The Sideshow: Researchers in the United Kingdom have finally solved a major piece of Stonehenge's enduring mystery: the place of origin for some of the ancient structure's most-famous rock formations. The National Museum Wales and Leicester University have identified the source as Craig Rhos-y-felin, located more than 100 miles from the Stonehenge site. But this discovery, of ...

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Nov 26, 2011 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A rover of “monster truck” proportions zoomed toward Mars on an 8½-month, 354 million-mile journey Saturday, the biggest, best equipped robot ever sent to explore another planet. NASA’s six-wheeled, one-armed wonder, Curiosity, will reach Mars next summer and use its jackhammer drill, rock-zapping laser machine and other devices to search for ...

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Nov 25, 2011 7 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Nov 25, 2011 6 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Nov 19, 2011 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

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Nov 18, 2011 5 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Ask Men: If you know the Colonel Sanders secret recipe or the true identity of Batman, you might not want to share that with a woman. That’s because none of your secrets are safe with her -- ever. Skin-care company Simply surveyed 3,000 British women about how they treat confidential information, and the conclusion was that nothing ...

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Nov 14, 2011 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Earth | Time Lapse View from Space, Fly Over | NASA, ISS from Michael König on Vimeo.

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Nov 7, 2011 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

(AP) WASHINGTON - The White House says it has no evidence that extraterrestrial creatures exist. The Obama administration made the unusual declaration Monday in response to a feature on its website that allows people to submit petitions that administration officials must respond to if enough people sign on. In this case, more than 5,000 people ...

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Nov 4, 2011 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Nov 4, 2011 8 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Asteroid 2005 YU55. Looks like the fuckin Death Star, doesn't it? "Computers just don't lie." There are these things that computer models can't accurately account for, and those are called "variables". One of which, are flaws or bugs in the program or modeling in the first place. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla (Reuters) - A huge asteroid will ...

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Oct 18, 2011 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

AFP: British billionaire Richard Branson opened the world's first-ever commercial spaceport in the New Mexico desert, the new home for his company, Virgin Galactic. The eccentric businessman, with usual flair, sported a black jacket and waves of hair flying as he inaugurated the building by breaking a champagne bottle against a hanger building, while rappelling ...

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Oct 13, 2011 5 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Space Travel.com: Iran acknowledged as a failure Wednesday its attempt to send a live monkey into space last month -- touted as its first step towards launching a man into space. "The Kavoshgar-5 rocket carrying a capsule with a live animal (a monkey) was launched during Shahrivar," an Iranian calendar month spanning August 23 to September ...

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Sep 24, 2011 11 Comments ›› Angelia

Medical News Today: A virus that infects humans without causing disease kills breast cancer cells in the laboratory. Researchers from Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) College of Medicine in the US, tested an unaltered form of adeno-associated virus type 2 (AAV2) on three different human breast cancer types representing different stages of cancer and found ...

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Sep 23, 2011 1 Comment ›› Angelia

NY Times: Hours after it was supposed to have made a fiery plunge back to Earth, a wayward NASA satellite was still in orbit, and space experts were still uncertain when exactly it would fall. At 7:30 p.m. Friday, NASA posted an update that said the satellite, the Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite, was expected to re-enter between ...

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Aug 18, 2011 4 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

The Guardian: It may not rank as the most compelling reason to curb greenhouse gases, but reducing our emissions might just save humanity from a pre-emptive alien attack, scientists claim. Watching from afar, extraterrestrial beings might view changes in Earth's atmosphere as symptomatic of a civilisation growing out of control – and take drastic action to ...

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Aug 17, 2011 1 Comment ›› Angelia

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Aug 12, 2011 9 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

(AFP) - A hair-thin electronic patch that adheres to the skin like a temporary tattoo could transform medical sensing, computer gaming and even spy operations, according to a US study published Thursday. The micro-electronics technology, called an epidermal electronic system (EES), was developed by an international team of researchers from the United States, China and Singapore, ...

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Aug 10, 2011 10 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Aug 1, 2011 6 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

The Telegraph: Internet Explorer users 'have below-average IQ: Users of the most popular web browser, Internet Explorer, tend to have lower-than-average IQ, according to a survey of online habits. PC World reports that a "psychometric consulting" firm called AptiQuant gave free online IQ tests to 100,000 people, and then plotted the scores against the browser on which ...

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