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Internet Safety For Kids

Internet Safety For Kids | Science, Engineering, and Technology | Scoop.it
Simple rules for internet safety for kids and ways to protect children from predators, stalkers and cyberbullies.
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Giant Camels Once Roamed Canada’s High Arctic, Paleontologists Say | Paleontology | Sci-News.com

Giant Camels Once Roamed Canada’s High Arctic, Paleontologists Say | Paleontology | Sci-News.com | Science, Engineering, and Technology | Scoop.it
Paleontologists announced the discovery of fossilized remains of an extinct giant camel that lived in what is now Canada about 3.5 million years ago.
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Understanding space suit design

Understanding space suit design | Science, Engineering, and Technology | Scoop.it
US company ILC Dover designed the space suit Neil Armstrong wore when he became the first man on the Moon and it continues to design and develop suits for Nasa missions.
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Solar-Powered Cycle Breaks Speed Record

Solar-Powered Cycle Breaks Speed Record | Science, Engineering, and Technology | Scoop.it
The Lightening Superbike set a new land speed record, reaching 189.086 miles per hour.
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Glow-in-the-Dark Roads

Glow-in-the-Dark Roads | Science, Engineering, and Technology | Scoop.it
This isn't something to up the Netherlands' cool factor, it's a step in a new direction for highway transportation.
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Infographic: All About Ducks

Infographic: All About Ducks | Science, Engineering, and Technology | Scoop.it

Sure we know Donald and Daffy, but there’s much more to ducks than we’ve seen in cartoons. In reality, ducks—members of the Anatidae family—are extraordinarily complex creatures, the product of millions of years of evolutionary adaptation.

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NASA - Spot The Station

NASA - Spot The Station | Science, Engineering, and Technology | Scoop.it

Did you know you can see the International Space Station from your house?

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Titan Supercomputer: The building of a speed machine

Titan Supercomputer: The building of a speed machine | Science, Engineering, and Technology | Scoop.it
Pictures from inside the bid to assemble Titan - the world’s fastest supercomputer.
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Everything You Need to Know About Windows 8

Everything You Need to Know About Windows 8 | Science, Engineering, and Technology | Scoop.it
Microsoft officially launched Windows 8 Thursday at an event in New York City. Available at 12:01 a.m.
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Exercise Your Brain

Exercise Your Brain | Science, Engineering, and Technology | Scoop.it
Brains have a tendency to shrink as people get older, but regular exercise can help to prevent that from happening.
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Supermarkets Use Retina Trackers To Monitor Your Shopping Choices

Supermarkets Use Retina Trackers To Monitor Your Shopping Choices | Science, Engineering, and Technology | Scoop.it
Consumer-products makers spend countless dollars every year on market research that doesn’t work.
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Dome-Headed Dinos Battled With Their Heads

Dome-Headed Dinos Battled With Their Heads | Science, Engineering, and Technology | Scoop.it
Signs of injuries detected in pachycephalosaurs' skulls offer evidence the animals head-butted in violent battles.
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Planet with four suns discovered

Planet with four suns discovered | Science, Engineering, and Technology | Scoop.it
Astronomers discover a planet - about six times bigger than Earth - whose skies are lit by four different suns, some 5,000 light-years away.
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Concussion: More than ‘getting your bell rung’

Concussion: More than ‘getting your bell rung’ | Science, Engineering, and Technology | Scoop.it
This common brain injury can cause serious — and lasting — damage
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These ants boast mighty grip

These ants boast mighty grip | Science, Engineering, and Technology | Scoop.it
Strong sticking power and quick reaction time helps them hold onto trees
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Watch This Awesome Robot Play Catch Better Than Your Dad

Watch This Awesome Robot Play Catch Better Than Your Dad | Science, Engineering, and Technology | Scoop.it
Fancy a round of catch? This Disney robot plays an eerily humanlike game.
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Cockatoo shows tool-making skills

Cockatoo shows tool-making skills | Science, Engineering, and Technology | Scoop.it
A Goffin's cockatoo has surprised researchers by spontaneously making and using "tools" to reach food.
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Robot used for open-heart surgery

Robot used for open-heart surgery | Science, Engineering, and Technology | Scoop.it
Surgeons carry out the first ever robotic open-heart operation in Britain at the New Cross Hospital in Wolverhampton.
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China Is Building A Brand New Green City From Scratch

China Is Building A Brand New Green City From Scratch | Science, Engineering, and Technology | Scoop.it
A tiny pocket city built from scratch next to a crowded urban center could alleviate some of China’s crowding and pollution problems.
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Disney buys firm behind Star Wars

Disney buys firm behind Star Wars | Science, Engineering, and Technology | Scoop.it
Disney buys Lucasfilm, the company behind Star Wars, from George Lucas for $4.05bn (£2.5bn) and will release a seventh Star Wars film in 2015.
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Microsoft Surface Will Start At $500

Microsoft Surface Will Start At $500 | Science, Engineering, and Technology | Scoop.it
Microsoft's Surface--the company's first in-house Windows 8 computer, or tablet, or whatever it is, goes up for pre-order today.
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iPad Mini to start at $329, will ship Nov. 2

iPad Mini to start at $329, will ship Nov. 2 | Science, Engineering, and Technology | Scoop.it
Apple sets the price and date for the smaller version of its iPad tablet. The device comes in six pricing configurations based on memory and wireless connection. Read this article by Donna Tam on CNET News.
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Scientists Say White Whale Mimics Human Speech

Scientists Say White Whale Mimics Human Speech | Science, Engineering, and Technology | Scoop.it
Researchers at the National Marine Mammal Foundation in San Diego have discovered that white whales can imitate the voices of humans.
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Infographic: All About Snowy Owls

Infographic: All About Snowy Owls | Science, Engineering, and Technology | Scoop.it

Popularized by the Harry Potter series, snowy owls—with their striking white plumage to match their Arctic home—look perfect for the world of wizards. Although their white feathers set them apart, like all owls, they come with a set of adaptations that make them fierce birds of prey.

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Skydiver surpasses speed of sound

Skydiver surpasses speed of sound | Science, Engineering, and Technology | Scoop.it
Austrian Felix Baumgartner becomes the first skydiver to break the speed of sound, reaching a maximum velocity of 833.9mph (1,342km/h).
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Controlling Curiosity: How do you drive a Mars rover?

Controlling Curiosity: How do you drive a Mars rover? | Science, Engineering, and Technology | Scoop.it
Navigating a robot around a planet several million miles away is no small task, as Richard Hollingham finds out.
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