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The Internet Has Become the External Hard Drive for Our Memories

The Internet Has Become the External Hard Drive for Our Memories | Sci-fi geek: My alter ego! | Scoop.it
For millennia humans have relied on one another to recall the minutiae of our daily goings-on. Now we rely on “the cloud”—and it is changing how we perceive and remember the world around us

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There are some good nuggets for educators in this article when thinking about how the internet and digital technologies affect our students working memories.

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Chinese rover and lander beam back portraits from Moon's surface - Astronomy Magazine

Chinese rover and lander beam back portraits from Moon's surface - Astronomy Magazine | Sci-fi geek: My alter ego! | Scoop.it
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Hubble Discovers Water Plumes Erupting from ... - Universe Today

Hubble Discovers Water Plumes Erupting from ... - Universe Today | Sci-fi geek: My alter ego! | Scoop.it
It's been known since 2005 that Saturn's 300-mile-wide moon Enceladus has geysers spewing ice and dust out into orbit from deep troughs that rake across its south pole. Now, thanks to the Hubble Space Telescope (after 23 ...
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Yellowstone supervolcano a ‘much larger system’ than scientists had thought

Yellowstone supervolcano a ‘much larger system’ than scientists had thought | Sci-fi geek: My alter ego! | Scoop.it
The supervolcano hidden beneath Yellowstone National Park in the US is even more enormous than had previously been thought, scientists say.
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Why Warp Drives Aren't Just Science Fiction

Why Warp Drives Aren't Just Science Fiction | Sci-fi geek: My alter ego! | Scoop.it
How a mirror could create a wormhole, and why FTL starships will need supercomputers.
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10 Myths About Science Fiction (And Why They Matter) - io9

10 Myths About Science Fiction (And Why They Matter) - io9 | Sci-fi geek: My alter ego! | Scoop.it
Science fiction is the literature of our times. And that means myths about science fiction are actually myths about the world we live in today. Science fiction explains our gadget-obsessed, social-media-saturated, meta-fictional ...
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Futurism and Modernism in Conflict: How Science Fiction Saved the Future

Futurism and Modernism in Conflict: How Science Fiction Saved the Future | Sci-fi geek: My alter ego! | Scoop.it
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Neanderthals and the Dead

Neanderthals and the Dead | Sci-fi geek: My alter ego! | Scoop.it
A re-examination of remains supports claims that our ancient human relatives held burials, thus narrowing the behavioral distance between them and us.
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Water May Be Flowing On Mars Right Now

Water May Be Flowing On Mars Right Now | Sci-fi geek: My alter ego! | Scoop.it
“Curiosity has uncovered ancient, once-wet lakebeds, but there might be some active streams, too.”
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Halloween derived from ancient Celtic cross-quarter day | EarthSky.org

Halloween derived from ancient Celtic cross-quarter day | EarthSky.org | Sci-fi geek: My alter ego! | Scoop.it
Yes, Halloween is an astronomical holiday.
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Skull Fossil Suggests Simpler Human Lineage

Skull Fossil Suggests Simpler Human Lineage | Sci-fi geek: My alter ego! | Scoop.it
An analysis of a 1.8-million-year-old skull suggests that early human ancestors may have been members of the same species, with diverse physical appearances.
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