Science

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The Fifty Years of Exploration in Space.

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The CSI Effect: Fact versus/vs. Fiction.

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Digg and Popjolly share a Forensic Science infographic showing how "the popular television/TV shows portray scientists working in labs and solving cribes at rapid speeds, with technology that isn't yet available.

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MSN's 2010: Where Are They Now?

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MSN has six links (entertainment, newsmakers, money, medical wows and/& wonders, sports, and delish) to their articles on what famous people, from the past, are doing these days.

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World View: "This is how scientists see the world."

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Neatorama shares an amusing Abstruse Goose image titled "World View" showing "... how scientists see the world."

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A Memorial Day Guide to Not Becoming Shark Food

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Digg shares AOL News' article titled "Memorial Day guide to not becoming shark food" -- "With millions flocking to the beach to soak up the sun on the holiday weekend, a new study shows some crucial ways to make sure you don't end up as prey for a shark.

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The Big Blog Theory: The science behind the science from The Big Bang Theory television/TV series.

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The Big Blog Theory is "an unofficial blog of the television/TV sit-com 'The Big Bang Theory'" that talks about its "science behind the science".

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Why does the Moon look so huge on the horizon?

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Neatorama shares a Discover article to answer "why does the Moon look so huge on the horizon?"

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Fake Science

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Neatorama shares Fake Science that is a "blog of amusingly misleading scientific factoids and infographics. It's a good source of information 'when the facts are too confusing.'"

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Maxed Out: Testing Humans to Destruction/Testing the Limits of Human Endurance.

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Neatorama shares a NewScientist's list showing attempts to discern the limits of human endurance and survival. It answers (or tries to) these questions:

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Six "Ten (10) Things You Don't Know" Lists: Comets, Earth, Black Holes, Hubble, Sun, Pluto, and The Milky Way

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Boing Boing shares a twelve pages Discover Magazine article showing the "ten (10) things you don't know about comets" and several more lists:

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Scanning Electron Microscope Pictures of Grains of Pollen & Jonathan Drori's TED Presentation (Every Pollen Grain Has a Story).

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Digg shares Telegraph's 17 pages gallery/slideshow showing scanning electron microscope (SEM) images of pollen grains.

Jonathan Drori's TED presentation tells how every pollen grain has a story -- "Pollen goes unnoticed by most of us, except when hay fever strikes. But microscopes reveal it comes in stunning colors and shapes -- and travels remarkably well. Jonathan Drori gives an up-close glimpse of these fascinating flecks of plant courtship."

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The Anatomy of a Tribble

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Neatorama shares a diagram showing an anatomy drawing of a tribble

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Narrated Apollo 11 launch in ultra slow motion at 500 frames per second (FPS) and in 16 milimeters (mm).

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VideoSift shares an eight minutes and 42 seconds YouTube video showing a narrated and beautifully shot slow motion footage of the ational Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Apollo 11 launch on July 16, 1969. It is in ultra slow motion at 500 frames per second (FPS) and in 16 milimeters (mm).

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Why Mexicali earthquake/quake damage is nothing compared to Haiti.

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The Christian Science Monitor reports the answers to "Why Mexicali earthquake damage is nothing compared to Haiti" -- "Sunday's 7.2-magnitude Mexicali earthquake killed only two, despite being stronger than the January/Jan. 12 2010 Haiti quake that killed more than 200,000 and made 1 million homeless..."

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Periodic Table of Periodic Tables

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Neatorama shares "The Periodic Table of Periodic Tables" showing a "clichéd and pervasive the periodic table framework has become" to become a "periodic table of periodic tables".

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What Makes a Fart

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Boing Boing shares a Vice Magazine interview (has cussings and disturbing stories) titled "What Makes a Fart" with an interview with Dr. Lester Gottesman, a proctologist from St. Luke's Roosevelt... There are questions and answers that can be interesting, disturbing, funny, etc.

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Fantastic video game weapons versus/vs. their real-life equivalents.

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This two pages GamesRadar article compares the fantastic computer/video game weapons and their real-life equivalents -- "There are certain things we just accept in video games. An overweight pipe technician can jump five times his own height. A first aid kit will instantly heal bullet wounds and replace lost blood. And any theoretical physics model can be cleanly packaged into a lightweight, handheld weapon with the minimum of fuss. But in certain cases, that last one isn't too far off the truth.

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Lightning Reveals Its Power in Slow Motion

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Digg shares a six pages Wired article (one single page), with six embedded slow motion videos, showing the powerful beauty of lightning

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Five (5) Science Fair Projects for the Internet

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Neatorama shares a funny CollegeHumor image (not for young ones and sensitives) showing five (5) science fair projects for the Internet

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Sitting down too long is bad even if you exercise.

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The Register and many more sources, on Google News, report that sitting down too long even with exercises is bad -- "Swedish scientists have warned that too much sitting on your backside can provoke cancer, diabetes, heart disease and obesity.

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