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Voyager 1 leaves solar system

Voyager 1 leaves solar system | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Nasa scientists say they believe the spacecraft has now reached interstellar space, beyond the influence of the sun (It's nice to know that Nazareth and Three Dog Night will probably be the first things ET gets to hear from earth
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Was in grade school when this was launched.

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NASA: Meteorite didn't kill man in India

NASA: Meteorite didn't kill man in India | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it

Whatever is responsible for killing a man in India over the weekend is unlikely something from space, according to NASA.

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You realize what this means, don't you? That meteor was framed!

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Animal That Survives in Space Has Weird DNA

Animal That Survives in Space Has Weird DNA | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it

Just one creature can live in space, and now scientists have found the tardigrade has the highest amount of foreign DNA in its genome.

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Not just weird DNA...

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A Dog, 8 Birds And A Hamster Are The Most Unusual Best Friends Ever

A Dog, 8 Birds And A Hamster Are The Most Unusual Best Friends Ever | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it

Meet Bob, the friendly golden retriever. Bob lives in São Paulo, Brazil, along with his human and at least eight pet birds.

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Lauri was just talking with me about a recent PBS show she saw about inter-species friendship, and this fits right in with that.

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Brace Yourself for the Windows News of 2016

Brace Yourself for the Windows News of 2016 | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
What will 2016 bring for Windows users? We have compiled events that are certain, such as aggressive Windows 10 upgrade promotions closer to the summer. And we speculate what surprises Microsoft might have in store.
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Bet your butt they'll extend the free offer as long as the adoption rate is slowing.

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Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it

A different astronomy and space science
related image is featured each day, along with a brief explanation.

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very cool

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New planetary finds hailed as breakthroughs - CNN.com

New planetary finds hailed as breakthroughs - CNN.com | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it

Astronomers have made two new planetary discoveries that provide the "best chance for life outside our solar system" and expand its known boundaries.

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There simply have to bee life-sustaining worlds out there.

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The Victims of Pompeii Cast in a New Light

The Victims of Pompeii Cast in a New Light | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Using CT scans, scientists hope to learn more about the victims who died in Pompeii 2000 years ago.
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Still can't get over how even their toes survived in such detail.

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Why Your Many Fears Deserve Attention & Love

Why Your Many Fears Deserve Attention & Love | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Fear deserves as many distinct concepts and words as the Greeks have for love. Your friend says, "I love you" for the first time, and you might have to take a peek at his face to see what he really means.
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"Set a place for the bad, or it will make a place for itself." -Me

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10 Unsettling Mysteries From Asylums And Institutions

10 Unsettling Mysteries From Asylums And Institutions | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Nothing good ever came from the history of lunatic wards and insane asylums. But sometimes, the events that occurred behind these closed doors are shrouded in so much mystery that we’ll probably never know the truth.
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"Hospital for Dipsomaniacs and Inebriates" eh?

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10 Fascinating Egyptian Structures That Aren’t Pyramids

10 Fascinating Egyptian Structures That Aren’t Pyramids | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Home to one of the world’s most famous civilizations, Egypt is a country filled to the brim with historical significance. However, when people explore ancient Egyptian history, they usually stop at the pyramids.
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The Babylon Fortress is something.

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Is it ethical to colonize Mars?

Is it ethical to colonize Mars? | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
What is the moral value of native Martian life vs. creating a "backup Earth"?
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Is it ethical to survive?

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McGraw-Hill to rewrite textbook after mom's complaint

McGraw-Hill to rewrite textbook after mom's complaint | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Publisher McGraw-Hill will rewrite a textbook section after a Houston-area mother complained that it whitewashes how slavery brought Africans to America.
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All history books are partial truths, whether intentional or accidental.

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Monster alligator weighing nearly 900 pounds caught on Lake Eufaula

Monster alligator weighing nearly 900 pounds caught on Lake Eufaula | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Fletcher knows that struggle all too well. After nine years of trying, his patience paid off, though, early Monday morning when he reeled in a 13-foot and nearly 900-pound monster gator from the hydrilla of Lake Eufaula.
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"You're gonna need a bigger pirogue..."

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Where space exploration is taking us in 2016

Where space exploration is taking us in 2016 | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it

This year is shaping up as a bumper year in space with new missions ready to launch, deep space missions wrapping up, and commercial space going heavy.

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Good directions I hope.

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NASA: Planetary Defense Office to save Earth

NASA: Planetary Defense Office to save Earth | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it

NASA has set up a Planetary Defense Coordination Office to detect potentially hazardous objects (PHOs).

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Objects like...Cylon-Borg alliance warships just biding their time?  ;-)

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How to Delete Your Microsoft Account & Create a Local Windows 10 Login

How to Delete Your Microsoft Account & Create a Local Windows 10 Login | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
When you access Windows 10 with a Microsoft Account, you can store data in the cloud and sync it across devices. Does this sound concerning? We show you how to switch to a local account.
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It's nice to have the option.

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How to Block the Aggressive Windows 10 Upgrade on Windows 7 and 8.1

How to Block the Aggressive Windows 10 Upgrade on Windows 7 and 8.1 | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Microsoft ramps up its efforts to make users upgrade to Windows 10. Come 2016, many people will wake up to a new operating system, despite never having consented to the upgrade. Don't be one of them!
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MS is about to get more sneaky and aggressive now that Win7, 8, and even XP are still on more computers than Win10.

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New drought atlas maps 2,000 years of climate in Europe

New drought atlas maps 2,000 years of climate in Europe | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it

The long history of severe droughts across Europe and the Mediterranean has largely been told through historical documents and ancient journals, each chronicling the impact in a geographically restricted area.

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Interesting study...so parts of Europe are slowly getting drier

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Chipotle E. Coli outbreak

Chipotle E. Coli outbreak | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
The outbreak of E. coli linked to Chipotle Mexican restaurants has now caused individuals to become ill in nine states since October, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday.
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Didn't realize it had reached nine states.

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See Glorious Color Photos of King Tut's Tomb

See Glorious Color Photos of King Tut's Tomb | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Harry Burton, King Tut's burial mask.
Photo: courtesy the Griffith Institute, colorization by Dynamichrome.
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Good colorization work.

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Phelan canning class draws unique crowd

Phelan canning class draws unique crowd | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
PHELAN — Rowena McDermott said she’s surprised at the amount of people that have shown interest in preserving their own food.McDermott, the
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Do YOU have what it takes to be a Master Preserver?

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Study may have found evidence of alternate, parallel universes

Study may have found evidence of alternate, parallel universes | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Prepare to have your mind blown.
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Cool possibilities here.

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Freak Waaaay Out This Halloween with the Scariest Space Movies

Freak Waaaay Out This Halloween with the Scariest Space Movies | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
This Halloween, beware of things that lurk in the dark…ness of space! Here's a list of our favorite spooky space movies.
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I have little problem with associating freaky space movies with Halloween.

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Teacher wears bodysuit to teach human anatomy

Teacher wears bodysuit to teach human anatomy | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Teacher in the Netherlands wear bodysuits that show a map of the human body to teach students about the skeletal bone structure and organs.
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...three very interest boys remained while the rest of the class had to be excused.

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Egypt Confirms King Tut's Tomb Likely Holds Secret Chambers

Egypt Confirms King Tut's Tomb Likely Holds Secret Chambers | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
An elevated view of King Tut's tomb.
Photo: Kenneth Garrett, courtesy National Geographic.
Archaeologists appear to be on the brink of confirming the presence of secret rooms inside King Tut's tomb.
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Take your time now boys. We wouldn't want to rush things.

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