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Chilly record! Coldest object on Earth created in lab

A chunk of copper became the coldest cubic meter (35.3 cubic feet) on Earth when researchers chilled it to 6 millikelvins, or six-thousandths of a degree above absolute zero (0 Kelvin).
 

Posted on 30 October 2014 @ 3:56 pm

Tiny human stomachs grown in lab using stem cells

A miniature human stomach created by stem cells
A glowing photo of a miniature human stomach grown in a laboratory. (Photo: Kyle McCracken)
 

Posted on 30 October 2014 @ 2:13 pm

Dubai reaches for world’s largest airport crown

Chicago O’Hare International Airport recently made headlines when it overtook Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport to become the world’s busiest airport in terms of overall air traffic. O’Hare saw more than 585,000 takeoffs and landings during the first eight months of 2014. Hartsfield-Jackson was close behind at 582,138.
 

Posted on 28 October 2014 @ 3:23 pm

What does your facial shape say about your personality?

Can you tell what kind of a person someone is just by looking at his or her face? Apparently you can. New findings by researchers in the U.K. have shown a strong correlation between simple facial shape ratios and certain personality traits like trustworthiness and aggression, reports MedicalXpress.
 

Posted on 24 October 2014 @ 12:30 am

Neanderthals and humans first mated 50,000 years ago

The DNA from the 45,000-year-old bone of a man from Siberia is helping to pinpoint when modern humans and Neanderthals first interbred, researchers say.
 

Posted on 23 October 2014 @ 2:34 pm

New scans refute old diagnosis of King Tut’s, other pharaohs’ health

The royalty of ancient Egypt suffered from an age-related back disorder, according to a new body scan of the mummies of pharaohs.
 

Posted on 22 October 2014 @ 1:49 pm

Air Umbrella can keep you dry with an invisible ‘force field’

Anyone who has experienced the joy of driving through a rainstorm with the sunroof open understands how the airflow around the moving vehicle can keep you dry despite the exposure. Now a similar principle is being applied to create an umbrella that protects you from the rain using nothing more than an invisible air ‘force field.’
 

Posted on 17 October 2014 @ 11:10 pm


Environmental News Service - United States

Curiosity Lands on Mars Seeking Signs of Life

Posted on 7 August 2012 @ 5:18 am

Chevron Faces Midnight Deadline in $19 Billion Ecuador Judgment

Posted on 7 August 2012 @ 5:17 am

Bird Flu Jumps to Seals, Humans Could Be Next

Posted on 7 August 2012 @ 5:16 am

China Braces for Record Third Typhoon in a Week

Posted on 7 August 2012 @ 4:41 am

Deforestation Slows Across Brazilian Amazon

Posted on 3 August 2012 @ 1:53 am

Enbridge Pipeline Spills Oil in Wisconsin

Posted on 1 August 2012 @ 11:46 pm

Poll: Latino Voters Favor Clean Energy Economy

Posted on 1 August 2012 @ 11:45 pm

CNet - United States

Star Apps: Daniel Ash

Today Love and Rockets’ former front man is more comfortable behind the decks.

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 30 October 2014 @ 1:13 am

5 frightening indie games

Spend Halloween in a funhouse of horror with our favorite spine-chilling indie games.

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 29 October 2014 @ 12:42 am

Star Apps: Yelle

The French electropop artist chats about her new album, “Complètement Fou,” and the apps she’s completely crazy about.

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 28 October 2014 @ 10:54 pm

Star Apps: The Madden Brothers

Good Charlotte founders and brothers Benji and Joel Madden return to their pop-rock roots on “Greetings From California.”

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 23 October 2014 @ 1:23 am

Get Avast Internet Security 2015 for 25 percent off

Get superior antivirus protection from one of the most trusted names in the industry for just $37.49.

Originally posted at Software Deals

Posted on 22 October 2014 @ 6:06 pm

9 apps that enhance iOS 8′s camera

Get more from your iPhone camera with these 9 photo apps.

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 22 October 2014 @ 1:30 am

Star Apps: Women of ‘The Wonder Years’

Danica McKellar, Olivia d’Abo, and Alley Mills reminisce about the award-winning series.

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 17 October 2014 @ 10:06 pm

Ecoki - United States

How to make fresh juice without a juicer

Enjoying the benefits of fresh juice doesn’t have to be reserved for people who have a juicer  on hand. Here’s how to do it without having to make the investment in another kitchen appliance. If you’ve taken the time to do a little research on juicing, you might be a bit overwhelmed by all of […]

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Posted on 13 July 2014 @ 12:03 pm

Rhythm Superfoods Kale Chips (so, so delicious)

Perhaps you’ve noticed an influx of kale chips cropping up on blogs and your supermarket shelves. Wondering which ones are the best? Rhythm Superfoods has it right. Since 2009, Rhythm Superfoods has been creating these delicious, nutritious chips, with providing taste and health benefits to customers who nosh on their product. Founder Keith Wahrer teams […]

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Posted on 1 June 2014 @ 4:55 pm

Plants make your workplace better. Here’s why.

We’ve heard it before: indoor plants are good to have around–for more than just aesthetic reasons. They benefit us both as a productivity workforce and for our health, too. Here’s why you need to head over to the greenhouse:   Contaminants can’t thrive Think of it this we: we are constantly breathing the same air, […]

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Posted on 19 January 2014 @ 7:59 pm

Making Your Home, Yard More Environmentally Friendly

The environment is perhaps the ultimate precious resource for humankind. It is understandable, then, that so many people are looking for ways to be more environmentally friendly, both in their homes and in their yards. By making subtle changes to the way we lead our lives, it can be possible to live more harmoniously with nature, minimizing our personal impact on […]

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Posted on 29 November 2013 @ 12:34 pm

Lower heating costs for your wallet and the environment

Household heating costs are among the most significant monthly bills you have to tackle within your domestic budget. Aside from rent or mortgage repayments, the costs of utilities are a major expense for most ordinary homeowners, and any steps that can be taken to reduce these bills are welcome. Especially during tight economic times, keeping […]

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Posted on 16 November 2013 @ 12:46 am

Investing In Green Properties In Dubai

Dubai has been one of the major global centers for real estate investment and development in recent years. A bustling commercial center, it has grown to become an essential destination for both business and leisure. At the same time, the drive for greener, more energy efficient homes worldwide has helped raise consciousness of our individual […]

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Posted on 13 October 2013 @ 10:53 pm

Side Effects Of Oil Production Include Death

In the early hours of the morning of July 6th, 2013, patrons of the Musi-Café, a local bar in the center of Lac Megantic, Québec, were enjoying a late-night drink and conversation with friends. Then suddenly, at approximately 1:15 in the morning, a wall of flame over 100 feet high tore into the sky, signaling […]

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Posted on 5 October 2013 @ 10:14 am

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