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10 eco friendly products to help keep your gadget gear green

10 eco friendly products to help keep your gadget gear green | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
Want to join the green bandwagon and free yourself from the guilt of not being environment conscious? Well, then here are some eco friendly products that help in doing so.
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What Does Social Media Mean for the Future of Mortality? [VIDEO]

What Does Social Media Mean for the Future of Mortality? [VIDEO] | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
Mashable Editor in Chief Adam Ostrow discusses the implications that the social media boom will have on the future of mortality.
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Is Twitter writing, or is it speech? Why we need a new paradigm for our social media platforms

Is Twitter writing, or is it speech? Why we need a new paradigm for our social media platforms | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
The big debates about Twitter's overall efficacy as a medium — the ones launched by, say, Bill Keller and Malcolm Gladwell — tend to devolve into contingents rather than resolve into consensus.
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Found: Heart of darkness

Found: Heart of darkness | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
Astronomers using the 10-meter Keck II telescope in Hawaii have confirmed in a new paper that a troupe of about 1,000 small, dim stars just outside the Milky Way comprise the darkest known galaxy, as well as something else: a treasure trove of ancient stars.
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NASA going green with solar-powered Jupiter probe

NASA going green with solar-powered Jupiter probe | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
NASA heads for Jupiter this week. And its mission can't get much greener.
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New Tracking Technology Means You'll Never Lose Your Phone Or Laptop Again

Peace of mind anywhere you go....
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How Bats Stay On Target Despite The Clutter

How Bats Stay On Target Despite The Clutter | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
In a paper published recently in the journal Science, researchers at Brown University and from the Republic of Georgia have learned how bats can home in on a target, virtually dismissing other objects in their midst.
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Climate Change Debunked? Not So Fast

Climate Change Debunked? Not So Fast | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
A new study claims that clouds, not carbon dioxide, drive climate change, but climate scientists disagree strongly.
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Eating too much sugar can increase heart disease risk factors, study finds

Adults who consume high levels of sugar have significantly elevated levels of several risk factors for heart disease, according to a new study by a team of researchers at the University of...
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Engineers invent easy on, easy off nanowire electronics

Engineers invent easy on, easy off nanowire electronics | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
Electronic circuitry composed of nanowires can now be fitted to a surface of almost any shape on an object made of virtually any material.
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Longest Polar Bear Swim Recorded—426 Miles Straight

A polar bear has swam a record nine days straight, covering the distance between Washington, D.C., and Boston, a new study says.
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Biochemist e-volution: Biochemistry news

Biochemist e-volution is the e-zine of the UK Biochemical Society, a registered charity which aims to educate and support the science base. The magazine consists of news, features, diary of events, book reviews and equipment news.
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Artificial cilia spur new thinking in nanotechnology

(PhysOrg.com) -- Cilia, tiny hair-like structures that perform feats such as clearing microscopic debris from the lungs and determining the correct location of organs during development, move in mysterious ways.
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Europe's Plan to Move An Asteroid

Europe's Plan to Move An Asteroid | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
If we ever need to prevent an asteroid hitting Earth, we'll have to deflect it somehow.
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"Spectacular" Three-Cat Monolith Unearthed in Mexico

"Spectacular" Three-Cat Monolith Unearthed in Mexico | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
The "spectacular" monolith may have been part of an ancient monumental wall crawling with felines.
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Herschel Finds Oxygen Molecules In Space

Herschel Finds Oxygen Molecules In Space | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
The Herschel Space Observatory's large telescope and state-of-the-art infrared detectors have provided the first confirmed finding of oxygen molecules in space.
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NASA Spacecraft Shows Giant Asteroid Vesta Like Never Before

NASA Spacecraft Shows Giant Asteroid Vesta Like Never Before | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
The first full-frame images of the asteroid Vesta were unveiled today (Aug. 1), about two weeks after a NASA spacecraft entered into orbit around the giant space rock.
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11 Tips to Ensure Great Smartphone Photography

11 Tips to Ensure Great Smartphone Photography | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
A phone is designed to make calls, but for many people it's also their primary camera. Here are our tips on how to make phone photos look great.
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Karakuri, the Clockwork Robots of Japan [Video]

So it seems that the Japanese obsession with robots goes back far longer than one might expect. For about 300 years, Japanese master craftsmen have produced clockwork automatons called karakuri.
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Space Station Puts Out Welcome Mat for Private Spaceships

Space Station Puts Out Welcome Mat for Private Spaceships | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
Despite the retirement of NASA's space shuttle fleet, American spaceships — SpaceX's Dragon capsule and Orbital Science's Cygnus vehicle — could visit the International Space Station three times in the coming months.
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New NASA Data Blow Gaping Hole In Global Warming Alarmism

New NASA Data Blow Gaping Hole In Global Warming Alarmism | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
NASA satellite data from the years 2000 through 2011 show the Earth's atmosphere is allowing far more heat to be released into space than alarmist computer models have predicted, reports a new study in the peer-reviewed science journal Remote Sensing. The study indicates far less future global warming will occur than United Nations computer models have predicted, and supports prior studies indicating increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide trap far less heat than alarmists have claimed.
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7 Billion and Still Growing: Explosive Population Growth Might Have Helped Us Displace Neandertals

7 Billion and Still Growing: Explosive Population Growth Might Have Helped Us Displace Neandertals | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
The human population will top 7 billion this year—more than double what it was just 50 years ago, experts say.

And these next 39 years are expected to bring about some big shifts among the biggest countries.
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Swarming robots come together to form a landing pad for aircraft

Swarming robots come together to form a landing pad for aircraft | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
"We've seen the agile quadrotors of the Georgia Robotics and Intelligent Systems Lab (GRITS) fly around in perfect formation (and, uh, less than perfect), play ping-pong and even a little piano. Now, GRITS has a new ensemble to compliment the quadrotor: a group of automated 'bots that come together to offer a place to land."
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People at darker, higher latitudes evolved bigger eyes and brains

People at darker, higher latitudes evolved bigger eyes and brains | Skylarkers | Scoop.it
Humans living at higher latitudes may have evolved bigger eyes and brains to cope with poorer lighting conditions...
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