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Laika the Dog & the First Animals in Space

Laika the Dog & the First Animals in Space | For the weekend | Scoop.it
What was the first animal in space? The answer may have you buzzing.
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The Course | World Trail Wales 2013

The Course | World Trail Wales 2013 | For the weekend | Scoop.it
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When Large Birds Disappear, Rainforests Suffer

When Large Birds Disappear, Rainforests Suffer | For the weekend | Scoop.it
A century after toucans and toucanets disappeared from patches of Brazilian jungle, trees have evolved to have smaller, weaker seeds (When Large Birds Disappear, Rainforests Suffer http://t.co/GQumNuFNcf)...

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Take a 3D Virtual Tour of the Sistine Chapel

Take a 3D Virtual Tour of the Sistine Chapel | For the weekend | Scoop.it

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'The Sumatran rainforest will mostly disappear within 20 years'

'The Sumatran rainforest will mostly disappear within 20 years' | For the weekend | Scoop.it
John Vidal: In only a few years, logging and agribusiness have cut Indonesia's vast rainforest by half.
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Top 10 new species of 2012

Top 10 new species of 2012 | For the weekend | Scoop.it
An amazing glow-in-the-dark cockroach, a harp-shaped carnivorous sponge and the smallest vertebrate on Earth are just three of the newly discovered top 10 species selected by a global committee of taxonomists.
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Brain's Dominant Side Determines Your Phone Call Ear

Brain's Dominant Side Determines Your Phone Call Ear | For the weekend | Scoop.it
Your brain's dominant side correlates with which ear you use while speaking on the phone. Researchers believe this finding will help doctors isolate the language centers in the brain before surgery.

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Marilee Ritchie Hird's comment, May 20, 2013 6:40 PM
This is just a supposition. They are basing it on the fact of handedness, and ASSUMING it indicates brain side dominance. They are doing this because they are HOPING for a new way to test for brain dominance.
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Are gardens an ecological trap for birds?

Are gardens an ecological trap for birds? | For the weekend | Scoop.it
Gardens are often thought of as havens for many bird species and many gardeners don't just feed the birds but put up nest boxes to attract birds into their garden to breed.

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The ups and downs of protected coastal areas for turtles

The ups and downs of protected coastal areas for turtles | For the weekend | Scoop.it
Protected coastal areas are an important part of protecting sea turtles as they offer safe beaches. But providing safe nesting grounds is only a part of a wider strategy needed to save turtle species.
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Do Good Logos Need to Actually, You Know, Look Good?

Do Good Logos Need to Actually, You Know, Look Good? | For the weekend | Scoop.it
The definitive book on corporate branding makes the case that successful companies have successful designs—but the relationship between those successes remains mysterious.
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Activision Shows Off Animated Human That Looks So Real, It's Uncanny [VIDEO]

Activision Shows Off  Animated Human That Looks So Real, It's Uncanny [VIDEO] | For the weekend | Scoop.it
Activision showed off the state of the art in real-time graphics on Wednesday, releasing this mind-boggling character demo.
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Robert Lanza » Does Death Exist? New Theory Says ‘No’

Robert Lanza  » Does Death Exist? New Theory Says ‘No’ | For the weekend | Scoop.it
Robert Lanza, M.D. is considered one of the leading scientists in the world. He is currently Chief Scientific Officer at Advanced Cell Technology, and Adjunct Professor at Wake Forest University School of Medicine.
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Neuroscience Says Buildings Can Reshape Our Brains

Neuroscience Says Buildings Can Reshape Our Brains | For the weekend | Scoop.it
Science has always led architecture, a profession that soaks up knowledge from other fields like a sponge.
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Travel 365: Most Popular Photos of April 2013 -- National Geographic

Travel 365: Most Popular Photos of April 2013 -- National Geographic | For the weekend | Scoop.it
See the ten most popular Travel 365 pictures from National Geographic.
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8 of the Most Dangerous Places (To Live) on the Planet

8 of the Most Dangerous Places (To Live) on the Planet | For the weekend | Scoop.it
There are other places in the world where the dangers are so great, it's hard to believe that anyone would be willing to stay put and fight it out with Mother Nature.

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Speed Reading

Speed Reading | For the weekend | Scoop.it
Do you believe your eyes? Or really, should you believe them? Explore how what we see influences what we believe.
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New forensic technique for estimating time of death by checking internal clock of the human brain

New forensic technique for estimating time of death by checking internal clock of the human brain | For the weekend | Scoop.it
People with severe depression have a disrupted “biological clock” that makes it seem as if they are living in a different time zone to the rest of the healthy population living alongside them, a study has found.

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Cockroaches, Sponges and Snakes: The Top 10 New Species | TIME.com

Cockroaches, Sponges and Snakes: The Top 10 New Species | TIME.com | For the weekend | Scoop.it
It's not all bad news. An annual list of the top 10 new species shows a glow-in-the-dark cockroach, a butterfly discovered by social media and the world's smallest vertebrate.
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Olive oil and nuts make you smarter, study finds - Mother Nature ...

Olive oil and nuts make you smarter, study finds - Mother Nature ... | For the weekend | Scoop.it
A Mediterranean diet with a boost of fat proves to be good for cognitive ability, say researchers in Spain.

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Great Infographics for

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Great Infographics for | For the weekend | Scoop.it
The wisest mind has something yet to learn. About · RSS. Jun. 3. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Great Infographics for Language Teachers Part 1. See on www.educatorstechnology.com · facebook Recommend on Facebook ...

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9 More Super-Controversial Math Facts That People Refuse To Believe Are True

9 More Super-Controversial Math Facts That People Refuse To Believe Are True | For the weekend | Scoop.it
Amaze your friends with these surprising quirks of numbers. (9 More Of The Most Controversial Facts In Mathematics. http://t.co/HUF966ROyX)

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The "Soft Fascination" of Nature

The "Soft Fascination" of Nature | For the weekend | Scoop.it
Richard Dolesh reports on a recently published study, the findings of which support what most of us know intuitively - that nature is good for us.
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Britain's best-loved species in terminal decline? - Channel 4 News

Britain's best-loved species in terminal decline? - Channel 4 News | For the weekend | Scoop.it
The British countryside is facing unprecedented change with "wildlife in crisis". In a special series - Green and Pleasant Land - Channel 4 News finds iconic species and habitats facing wipeout.
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Why Channeling Your Inner Weirdo Helps You Get Ahead At Work

Why Channeling Your Inner Weirdo Helps You Get Ahead At Work | For the weekend | Scoop.it
Let that freak flag fly says an Ogilvy amp Mather exec and success is sure to follow.
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How Plants May Help Offset Global Warming

How Plants May Help Offset Global Warming | For the weekend | Scoop.it
But is it enough to stop the planet's heating?
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