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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The long history of severe droughts across Europe and the Mediterranean has largely been told through historical documents and ancient journals, each chronicling the impact in a geographically restricted area.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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Climbers create their own amazing shot of 'Brocken Spectre'

Climbers create their own amazing shot of 'Brocken Spectre' | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
It's not easy to create your own optical illusion, but mountain climbers and hikers who have ever been out and about on a sunny and foggy day did just that, creating what's known as a "Brocken spectre." Radka Chapin and her husband got to see...
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Had heard of Brocken, but not Brocken Spectre.

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Prosthetic hand 'tells' the brain what it is touching

Prosthetic hand 'tells' the brain what it is touching | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Research on prosthetic hands has come a long way, but most of it has focused on improving the way the body controls the device.
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Very hopeful!

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10 Bizarre Stories About Famous 19th-Century Hypochondriacs

10 Bizarre Stories About Famous 19th-Century Hypochondriacs | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Heightened anxiety about an inevitable yet imagined illness has been a long-standing mental condition, which has taken different forms and meanings over the centuries.
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You had to know Poe would be on this list, but how many of the others would you have suspected?

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Meet The Species Eugenioides, Coffee's Weird Delicious Uncle

Meet The Species Eugenioides, Coffee's Weird Delicious Uncle | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it


Have you ever had a coffee that tasted more like cereal milk than coffee? How about peach flavor Crystal Light? Sesame snaps?

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Pretty interesting...

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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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25 Things You Never Knew You Could Do With Apple Cider Vinegar

25 Things You Never Knew You Could Do With Apple Cider Vinegar | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
If you’re not already using apple cider vinegar for its incredible health and lifestyle benefits, you should be. Here’s why! And some of these, you would never guess…
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Who gargles for ten minutes?!

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Elon Musk's new idea: Nuke Mars

Elon Musk's new idea: Nuke Mars | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Elon Musk, a proponent of traveling to Mars, noted that the Red Planet is currently a "fixer-upper" but could be made habitable for humans.
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Borrowing a page from Wile E. Coyote's book of problem solving.

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New 'Superhenge'? Remains found near Stonehenge

New 'Superhenge'? Remains found near Stonehenge | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Archaeologists say they have uncovered traces of larger stone monuments less than 3km from Stonehenge.
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My first thought was maybe, just maybe, something even bigger than Stonehenge might have been noticed and jotted down before.

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