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Bright Venus and Moon to Shine in Friday Morning Sky

Bright Venus and Moon to Shine in Friday Morning Sky | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
The two brightest objects in the sky may be visible as you wait for your train or bus.
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12 Great Posters From When Turning Down The Thermostat and Preparing For Winter Was a Patriotic Act

12 Great Posters From When Turning Down The Thermostat and Preparing For Winter Was a Patriotic Act | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
When fixing things, making do, living with less and doing without really meant something...
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Nature Blows My Mind! Bolivia's Salar de Uyuni Creates World's Largest Mirror

Nature Blows My Mind! Bolivia's Salar de Uyuni Creates World's Largest Mirror | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
It never ceases to amaze me how many otherworldly places, phenomenon and organisms exist on this one planet. This natural mirror on a salt flat blows my mind.
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13 Great Posters From When Driving Was Considered To Be Almost A War Crime

13 Great Posters From When Driving Was Considered To Be Almost A War Crime | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
And when you had to ask: Is this trip really necessary?
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Afterlife exists says top brain surgeon - Telegraph

Afterlife exists says top brain surgeon  - Telegraph | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
A prominent scientist who had previously dismissed the possibility of the afterlife says he has reconsidered his belief after experiencing an out of body experience which has convinced him that heaven exists.
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Language learning makes the brain grow, Swedish study suggests

Language learning makes the brain grow, Swedish study suggests | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
At the Swedish Armed Forces Interpreter Academy, young recruits learn a new language at a very fast pace.
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UCLA researchers discover that the sleeping brain behaves as if it's remembering something

UCLA researchers discover that the sleeping brain behaves as if it's remembering something | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it

UCLA researchers have for the first time measured the activity of a brain region known to be involved in learning, memory and Alzheimer's disease during sleep. They discovered that this part of the brain behaves as if it's remembering something, even under anesthesia, a finding that counters conventional theories about memory consolidation during sleep.


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Julien Cuyeu's curator insight, September 24, 9:51 AM

My brain is still active even when I'm asleep, thats crazy.

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Birds-of-Paradise Evolved in Lost Worlds : Discovery News

Birds-of-Paradise Evolved in Lost Worlds : Discovery News | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
All 39 known birds of paradise from Papua New Guinea have been documented in a new book. Explore their brilliance.
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FYI: How Long Can a Brain Live in a Dish?

FYI: How Long Can a Brain Live in a Dish? | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Scientists have isolated the brains of dogs, cats and monkeys and kept them alive for short periods in one way or another.
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Giant Eye in Space Seen by Telescopes: Big Pic : Discovery News

Giant Eye in Space Seen by Telescopes: Big Pic : Discovery News | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
A pair of NASA space telescopes have captured a glowing celestial vision that resembles a giant cosmic eye.
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Linguists Reveal Ancient Relations Between Language Families

Linguists Reveal Ancient Relations Between Language Families | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Dutch linguists have developed a new method using Bayesian phylogenetic approaches to analyze the evolution of structural features in more than 50 language families.
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David Link, LoveLetters_1.0, 2009—...

David Link, LoveLetters_1.0, 2009—... | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it

From August 1953 to May 1954 strange love-letters appeared on the notice board of Manchester University’s Computer Department.

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How To Make LED Turn Signals For Your Bike

How To Make LED Turn Signals For Your Bike | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
It's getting darker earlier as we roll into autumn and winter. Gear up on bike safety with this fun weekend project!
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Nature Blows My Mind! The Strange SCUBA-Diving Spider

Nature Blows My Mind! The Strange SCUBA-Diving Spider | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
An amazing little spider has figrued out how to live life underwater using a bubble of air that acts like gills.
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Video animation of skydiver Felix Baumgartner's stunt - Telegraph

Video animation of skydiver Felix Baumgartner's stunt - Telegraph | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
Watch an animated video explaining how Felix Baumgartner's proposed jump from the edge of space will work.
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Large water reservoirs at the dawn of stellar birth

Large water reservoirs at the dawn of stellar birth | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
The European Space Agency's Herschel space observatory has discovered enough water vapor to fill Earth's oceans more than 2000 times over, in a gas and dust cloud that is on the verge of collapsing into a new Sun-like star.
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Not getting sleepy? Research explains why hypnosis doesn't work for all- Office of Communications & Public Affairs - Stanford University School of Medicine

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[VIDEO] Real World Telekinesis (feat. Neil Turok)

Check out the Massey Lectures with Neil Turok: http://dft.ba/-massey Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics: http://pitp.ca MinutePhysics is on Google+ ...

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Are Those Spidery Black Things On Mars Dangerous? (Maybe) : NPR

Are Those Spidery Black Things On Mars Dangerous? (Maybe) : NPR | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
From Earth, lifeless Mars can seem like a serene and boring planet. However, scientists noticed some little black dots in a satellite image of the Martian sand that may hint at an exciting, explosive geography.
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Scientists name new deep-water species after Star Wars character Yoda | French Tribune

Scientists name new deep-water species after Star Wars character Yoda | French Tribune | Science And Wonder | Scoop.it
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