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10 Spring Juice Essentials

10 Spring Juice Essentials | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Detox deprived? Stock up on these healthy juice essentials to supercharge your liquids.
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A nice list of good things here.  I especially like that arugula is included, as is turmeric. Get some garlic in there too!

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Buying Space Memorabilia Can Be Cheaper Than You’d Think

Buying Space Memorabilia Can Be Cheaper Than You’d Think | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
What kind of person pays thousands of dollars for the right to own a piece of space history?
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The Russian stuff is essentially military surplus...though I didn't really look at it that way before the article.
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Luzon Island Mammals Exist Nowhere Else: Photos​

Luzon Island Mammals Exist Nowhere Else: Photos​ | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
The world's greatest concentration of unique species is on the Philippine island.
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Shrew-rats eating worms...yippee!
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LIGO Has Detected Gravitational Waves for the Second Time

LIGO Has Detected Gravitational Waves for the Second Time | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
About 1.4 billion years ago, the universe gave scientists a Christmas present.
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Cool...and pretty staggering numbers.
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20 Diversion Tactics Highly Manipulative Narcissists, Sociopaths And Psychopaths Use To Silence You

20 Diversion Tactics Highly Manipulative Narcissists, Sociopaths And Psychopaths Use To Silence You | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Gaslighting is perhaps one of the most insidious manipulative tactics out there because it works to distort and erode your sense of reality; it eats away at your ability to trust yourself and inevi…
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Does this describe anyone you know?
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Analytics Brief: Are body-worn cameras the future of policing?

Analytics Brief: Are body-worn cameras the future of policing? | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Body-worn cameras are likely to be standard issue for police officers. See what law enforcement experts say about the benefits and challenges of body-worn cameras.
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If the PD owns the footage, can they use it for commercial purposes?
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Daniel Berger: The Science behind Women’s Sexual Desire

Daniel Berger: The Science behind Women’s Sexual Desire | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Everything we thought we knew about female sexual desire is being overturned. Following from experiments, what we think turns us on and what actually excites us are two different things.
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Perhaps the onion isn't so hard to unravel.
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Hate your job? NASA wants you to work on Mars

Hate your job? NASA wants you to work on Mars | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
US space agency NASA has just released a series of retro recruitment posters that advertise potential positions it may one day need filled on Mars.
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Talk about a long commute.  Nyuck nyuck.
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Facebook and Microsoft Are Laying a Giant Cable Across the Atlantic

Facebook and Microsoft Are Laying a Giant Cable Across the Atlantic | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Internet giants are starting to build enormous networks of their own, taking over the role traditionally played by telecom companies.
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Joint venture codename: Microface.
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The latest on Zika and the Olympics

The latest on Zika and the Olympics | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
All eyes are on Rio and its Zika-carrying mosquitoes as the countdown to the 2016 Olympics continues.
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Take care of everyone, not just the Olympians.
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Developer of anonymous Tor software dodges FBI, leaves US

Developer of anonymous Tor software dodges FBI, leaves US | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Isis Agora Lovecruft, a core developer on the anonymous browser Tor, decided to leave the United States rather than talk to the FBI about an ongoing case.
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Big doings.
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Inside OpenAI, Elon Musk’s Wild Plan to Set Artificial Intelligence Free

Inside OpenAI, Elon Musk’s Wild Plan to Set Artificial Intelligence Free | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
OpenAI wants to give away the 21st century's most transformative technology. In the process, it could remake the way people make tech.
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Won't a good sign of artificial intelligence be its ability to set ITSELF free?
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Increased levels of CO2 actually making Earth greener

Increased levels of CO2 actually making Earth greener | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
According to a recent study conducted by an international team, the planet is getting greener as a result of a phenomenon called 'CO2 fertilization.'
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Zombies are green too.
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Look Up! The Lyrid Meteor Shower Peaks on Earth Day

Look Up! The Lyrid Meteor Shower Peaks on Earth Day | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
If conditions are good, you might see 10 to 20 meteors per hour.
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Look up, if you can.
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The Psychology of Scientific Advancement

The Psychology of Scientific Advancement | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
An interview with Michio Kaku
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Kaku is an interesting guy.
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8 Benefits of Green Tea

8 Benefits of Green Tea | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
If you’re looking for a healthy alternative to your morning coffee, then you may want to consider a switch to green tea. While green tea leaves may be native to China, the benefits of drinking green tea have universal appeal. From medicinal properties to weight loss, the benefits of green tea are numerous. The secre
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Good stuff. If you combine green tea with freshly ground black pepper (I know it sounds odd) it works even better for dieting.
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Saharan dust from Africa brings hazy skies to Texas Gulf Coast

Saharan dust from Africa brings hazy skies to Texas Gulf Coast | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Plumes of dust from the Sahara Desert voyage to parts of the U.S. and the air that lofts these particles can have a big impact on Atlantic hurricane season.
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Crazy to think about.
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You can increase your intelligence: 5 ways to maximize your cognitive potential

You can increase your intelligence: 5 ways to maximize your cognitive potential | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
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Good article.
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This tiny robot is a real life Wall-E

This tiny robot is a real life Wall-E | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Cozmo, a complicated piece of engineering and artificial intelligence in the body of a toy, just wants to be loved.
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Don't mistake it for a stapler.
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Star Trek Actor Anton Yelchin Dies in Freak Car Accident [Updated]

Star Trek Actor Anton Yelchin Dies in Freak Car Accident [Updated] | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
According to the Associated Press, actor Anton Yelchin has died at the age of 27 in a car accident.
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Unexpected indeed.
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Europe's last primeval, historical forest is under attack

Europe's last primeval, historical forest is under attack | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
The historic forest is being attacked both by an outbreak of insects, and by the government who insist the solution is to cut down more trees.
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Damn beetles.
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China's Science Revolution

China's Science Revolution | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Super-sizing science: Five huge projects that reveal China’s plans to become a global scientific powerhouse
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Who needs their military to run their space agency?
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Entrepreneurs are selling Australia's fresh air in a can to China

Entrepreneurs are selling Australia's fresh air in a can to China | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
In what may be the most ingenious money-making idea since bottled water, two entrepreneurs have set up a business selling fresh Australian air to China.
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I feel sad for Beijing's air quality.
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The mind behind Linux

The mind behind Linux | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Linus Torvalds transformed technology twice -- first with the Linux kernel, which helps power the Internet, and again with Git, the source code management system used by developers worldwide.
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The man.
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The Last Wooly Mammoths Died Isolated and Alone

The Last Wooly Mammoths Died Isolated and Alone | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Genome sequencing shows severe inbreeding contributed to the mammoths’ extinction.
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factoid: The crew of the Karluk should have headed toward Wrangel Island straightaway.
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Mystery of ‘alien spacecraft’ on sea floor

Mystery of ‘alien spacecraft’ on sea floor | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
WHEN the mystery object at the bottom of the Baltic Sea was first spotted in 2011, it baffled experts and excited alien hunters. They still don’t know what it is.
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Why no funding?
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