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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
Posted in Technology
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
Posted in Astronomy
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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Category: Flora and Fauna
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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Category: Flora and Fauna
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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Category: Flora and Fauna
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. Reactors 5 and 6 Heating Up
1. 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: 2.98
Category: Technology
2. Electrical Icarus By NASA
2. Electrical Icarus By NASA
(A super-quiet, hover-capable aircraft design, NASA's experimental one-man Puffin could show just how much electric propulsion can transform our ideas of flight. It looks like nothing less than a flying suit or a jet pack with a cockpit.)
Rating: 2.98
Category: Technology
3. 50th Anniversary of Manned U.S. Space Flight
3. 50th Anniversary of Manned U.S. Space Flight
(The United States space program was down and out when Alan Shepard climbed inside a one-man capsule on May 5, 1961, for a 15-minute ride.)
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Category: Astronomy
4. Ariane Rocket Launches and Deploys Satellites
4. Ariane Rocket Launches and Deploys Satellites
(A European Ariane rocket successfully launched on Wednesday from French Guiana after an earlier attempt to get into orbit was postponed for 24 hours because of strong winds at high altitudes.)
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Category: Astronomy
5. Second Reactor Experiences Coolant Failure
5. Second Reactor Experiences Coolant Failure
(Thousands of people fled the vicinity of an earthquake-crippled Japanese nuclear plant after a radiation leak and authorities faced a fresh threat on Sunday with the failure of the cooling system in a second reactor.)
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Category: Humanity
6. Secret Payload Launched On West Coast Rocket
6. Secret Payload Launched On West Coast Rocket
(The largest rocket ever launched from the U.S. West Coast blasted off on Thursday from Vandenberg Air Force Base, carrying a top secret satellite into orbit, military officials said.)
Rating: 2.98
Category: Astronomy
7. Skype Could Be Designated Illegal in China
7. Skype Could Be Designated Illegal in China
(The popular Internet telephone service Skype could be dealt a major setback in one of the world's largest markets as the Chinese government cracks down on what it called illegal Internet telephone providers.)
Rating: 2.98
Category: Technology
8. Early 2007 Saw Record-Breaking Extreme Weather
8. Early 2007 Saw Record-Breaking Extreme Weather
(The world experienced a series of record-breaking weather events in early 2007, from flooding in Asia to heatwaves in Europe and snowfall in South Africa, the United Nations weather agency said on Tuesday.)
Rating: 2.98
Category: Earth Sciences