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1. Flying Drone Charges Devices Wirelessly
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University of Nebraska's new charging drone is something that smartphone manufacturers and carriers, among a plethora of other organizations, should pay close attention to.
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2. Facebook Stock Plummets - Zuckenberg Off Forbes Richest People List
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It appears even the world's most successful social network isn't error-proof.
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3. ZeroN - MIT's Revolutionary Computer Interface
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MIT's ZeroN is a magnetically levitated metal ball that can be used as a 3D mouse, a 3D camera and more.
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4. NASA Goes Asteroid Hunting in a Zeppelin
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NASA goes after the fragments of an asteroid that touched down in Nevada with the help of a chartered airship.
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5. Multicore Processors - Useless on Phones?
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Is Stephen Elop rubbing in the success of the Lumia 900 by speaking out against dual core processors?
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6. Can Satellites Provide Power To Earth From Space?
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NASA funds former employee's concept for satellites that would beam solar energy down to Earth.
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7. Smartphone-Based Train Tickets Pulling Into Boston
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The future is coming to the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authortiy this Fall.
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8. Louvre Museum Uses Nintendo 3DS In Tour System
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The Louvre Museum in Paris uses a dual-screen 3D-equipped portable gaming console to help the visitors navigate its halls.
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9. Royal Canadian Mint Crowdsources e-Currency
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The Royal Canadian Mint has announced it's getting rid of the penny and issuing a challenge to the software community to develop a virtual currency.
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10. James Cameron, Google Plan To Mine Asteroids
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Planetary Resources gets some very high-profile backers for its asteroid mining program.
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11. Tupac Shakur Resurrected As A Realistic Hologram
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California music festival gets a surprise visit from the rap legend's "ghost".
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12. Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin
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George R. R. Martin masterfully weaves a tale of political intrigue, war, and chivalry with a mix of fantastical elements
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1. Chickenpox Vaccine A Success
1. Chickenpox Vaccine A Success
(Since the U.S. began routine chickenpox vaccination in 1995, the number of Americans sent to hospitals by the infection each year has dropped by more than two-thirds, government researchers reported Monday.)
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2. Smartphones Beat PC Revolution, Dot Com Boom and Social Networks in Growth.
2. Smartphones Beat PC Revolution, Dot Com Boom and Social Networks in Growth.
(Smartphone usage is officially the fastest growing technology trend of the past 3 decades.)
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3. Weird New Creatures Found in Antarctica
3. Weird New Creatures Found in Antarctica
(Several strange creatures including a psychedelic octopus have been found in frigid waters off Antarctica in one of the world’s most pristine marine environments. )
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4. Japan Disaster - Before & After Cleanup Photo Gallery
4. Japan Disaster - Before & After Cleanup Photo Gallery
(This gallery of photographs shows the widespread devestation documented shortly after the 2011 disaster, and follows it up with a shot taken in the same place 3 months later. Quite a stunning compilation!)
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Category: Earth Sciences
5. Chimpanzees Hunt Using Spears
5. Chimpanzees Hunt Using Spears
(Chimpanzees in Senegal have been observed making and using wooden spears to hunt other primates, according to a study in the journal Current Biology.)
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6. Top 5 NASA Space Missions Of All Time
6. Top 5 NASA Space Missions Of All Time
(These are the top 5 accomplishments of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to date. We cant wait to expand this list, so get to work NASA!)
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7. How Jellyfish Work
7. How Jellyfish Work
(Jellyfish are probably some of the most unusual and mysterious creatures that you'll ever encounter.)
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8. NASA Goes Asteroid Hunting in a Zeppelin
8. NASA Goes Asteroid Hunting in a Zeppelin
(NASA goes after the fragments of an asteroid that touched down in Nevada with the help of a chartered airship.)
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1. Arsenic-Munching Germ Discovered
1. Arsenic-Munching Germ Discovered
(A strange, salty lake in California has yielded an equally strange bacterium that thrives on arsenic and redefines life as we know it, researchers reported on Thursday.)
Rating: 2.97
Category: Flora and Fauna
2. U.S. Downplays Chinese Stealth Fighter
2. U.S. Downplays Chinese Stealth Fighter
(China is still years away from being able to field a stealth aircraft, despite the disclosure of images indicating that it appears to have a working prototype, Pentagon officials said on Wednesday.)
Rating: 2.97
Category: Technology
3. Major Civil Unrest In Egypt
3. Major Civil Unrest In Egypt
(President Hosni Mubarak sent troops backed by armored cars into Cairo and other Egyptian cities on Friday in an attempt to quell street fighting and mass protests demanding an end to his 30-year rule.)
Rating: 2.97
Category: Humanity
4. Looters Smash Egyptian Treasures and Mummies
4. Looters Smash Egyptian Treasures and Mummies
(Looters broke into the Cairo museum housing the world's greatest collection of Pharaonic treasures, smashing several statues and damaging two mummies, while police battled anti-government protesters on the streets.)
Rating: 2.97
Category: Humanity
5. Reactors 5 and 6 Heating Up
5. Reactors 5 and 6 Heating Up
(Even as workers race to prevent the radioactive cores of the damaged nuclear reactors in Japan from melting down, concerns are growing that nearby pools holding spent fuel rods could pose an even greater danger. )
Rating: 2.96
Category: Technology
6. Iran's First Nuclear Plant Is Operational
6. Iran's First Nuclear Plant Is Operational
(Iran said Saturday its first atomic power plant built by Russia in Bushehr has begun operations, ahead of a new round of talks with Western powers over the country's controversial nuclear drive.)
Rating: 2.96
Category: Humanity
7. U.S. Considers Libya Air Strikes
7. U.S. Considers Libya Air Strikes
(Libyan troops pushed forward toward the insurgent stronghold of Benghazi on Thursday and launched air raids on its outskirts as Washington raised the possibility of air strikes to stop Muammar Gaddafi's forces.)
Rating: 2.96
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8. Researchers Find Alarming Decline in Bumblebees
8. Researchers Find Alarming Decline in Bumblebees
(Four previously abundant species of bumblebee are close to disappearing in the United States, researchers reported on Monday in a study confirming that the agriculturally important bees are being affected worldwide.)
Rating: 2.96
Category: Flora and Fauna