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What Ocean Animal Are You?

What Ocean Animal Are You? | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Ever wondered which ocean animal describes you best? This quiz is just 10 short and simple questions. Answer them and you'll be surprised by your result.
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I got the octopus...coo-coo-ce-too!

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Colorado girl suing U.S. attorney general to legalize medical marijuana nationwide

Colorado girl suing U.S. attorney general to legalize medical marijuana nationwide | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
LARKSPUR, Colo. -- Alexis Bortell is hardly the first child whose family moved to Colorado for access to medical marijuana. But the 12-year-old is the first Colorado kid to sue U.S. Attorney Jeff Sessions over the nation's official marijuana policy.
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Right-on.
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Puerto Rico electric power authority cancels Whitefish energy deal

Puerto Rico electric power authority cancels Whitefish energy deal | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority is canceling its controversial $300 million contract with Whitefish Energy Holdings to restore the island’s power.
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Seems a few PR people were complicit...who hires a 2-person operation to restore power to a major island? Take a look at the contract link.
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China’s runaway space station is headed for a crash landing into Earth

China’s runaway space station is headed for a crash landing into Earth | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
A Chinese space station will crash into Earth in a matter of months – and it could kill anyone who is standing beneath.
The 9.3-ton Tiangong-1
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"eARTHLY pALACE"
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Terrifying Images Of the Ocean That Will Make You Never Want To Go Again - American Upbeat

Terrifying Images Of the Ocean That Will Make You Never Want To Go Again - American Upbeat | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Love the ocean? Well, these photos are sure to make you change your mind.
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Eels for sure.
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FarmBot: open source backyard robot for a fully automated garden

In the front yard of Rory Aronson’s San Luis Obispo home (that he shares with 9 roommates), a robot is tending his garden- seeding, watering, weeding an
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Pretty cool.
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Surprising Things That Make You Gassy

Surprising Things That Make You Gassy | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Anyone can get gas. It doesn't matter if you have good digestive health or irritable bowel syndrome. Find out about some unlikely culprits to avoid.
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I didn't expect #10
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Life Continues Within the Body After Death, Evidence Shows

Life Continues Within the Body After Death, Evidence Shows | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
The body keeps working to repair itself after death, according to a provocative new study that could offer insight into how we might put the big sleep on hold.
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Hmm...stem cells, eh?
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How Republics End

How Republics End | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
No, our institutions won’t save us.
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Had not heard about the North Carolina situation.
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How Hillary Clinton could still get in the White House

How Hillary Clinton could still get in the White House | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
There's one shred of hope for those who want to see Hillary Clinton in the White House.
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The odds are very low...but 2016 has been a crazy year.
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NASA'S MAVEN reveals Mars like you’ve never seen it before

NASA'S MAVEN reveals Mars like you’ve never seen it before | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Scientists have obtained images of the ultraviolet 'nightglow' of Mars, a mysterious atmospheric phenomenon.
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Cool stuff.
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A 100-year solar storm could fry our power grids — these are the places most at risk

A 100-year solar storm could fry our power grids — these are the places most at risk | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
The US government expects such storms could inflict $2 trillion worth of damage and a recovery effort that might drag out for months or years.
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Invest in surge protectors and uninterrupted power supplies.
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UC Irvine Accidentally Invents a Battery that Lasts Forever

UC Irvine Accidentally Invents a Battery that Lasts Forever | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Joins Play-Doh and champagne as the world’s best unintended innovations.
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Imagine...pacemakers that won't let you die.
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How Artificial Intelligence Could Help Diagnose Mental Disorders

How Artificial Intelligence Could Help Diagnose Mental Disorders | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Machine learning could train software to spot verbal tics associated with schizophrenia, depression, and bipolar disorder.
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Definite second opinions would be in order.
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These Common Surgeries Have the Highest Death Rates

These Common Surgeries Have the Highest Death Rates | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
All surgeries come with risks, but some have surprisingly high mortality rates.
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Something scary (and real) for Halloween night.
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Tell Your Grandparents to Start Consuming Weed: 8 Reasons Why Seniors Should Use Cannabis to Stay Active

Tell Your Grandparents to Start Consuming Weed: 8 Reasons Why Seniors Should Use Cannabis to Stay Active | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Every day, grandparents and seniors are discovering the many benefits of the natural herb, and they’re using it to combat the consequences o
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also increases incentive to visit grandparents' house
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Here's What To Do If One Of These Terrifying Worms Shows Up In The Yard

Here's What To Do If One Of These Terrifying Worms Shows Up In The Yard | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Hammerhead worms may be frightening in their appearance, but they do not attack humans. However, what they do to earthworms may cause reason for alarm!
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Nasty little buggers.
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Nine Ways to make Getting older Sexy-Brilliant.

Nine Ways to make Getting older Sexy-Brilliant. | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
I practice laughing off the naysayers. I laugh at anyone who calls me old, fat or any other seemingly derogatory adjective. That usually shuts them
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Age is just a number that too many are obsessed with.
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Kitty Dukakis: Electroshock Therapy Has Given Me A New Lease On Life

Kitty Dukakis: Electroshock Therapy Has Given Me A New Lease On Life | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
David Greene talks to Kitty Dukakis and her husband, former Mass. Gov. Michael Dukakis, about their campaign to destigmatize electroshock therapy. She has used it to alleviate severe depression.
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Well imagine that.
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Shock As Nasa Finds Mysterious 'Radiation Belt' Surrounding Earth

Shock As Nasa Finds Mysterious 'Radiation Belt' Surrounding Earth | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
An enormous ring of radiation surrounded planet Earth for more than four weeks last year before being annihilated by a powerful interplanetar
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Now I'm trying to remember if anything weird happened to me during that time...
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Scientists Find Super-Massive Black Holes Near Earth

Scientists Find Super-Massive Black Holes Near Earth | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Using NASA's NuSTAR x-ray telescope, scientists discovered two super-massive black holes hidden at the centers of galaxies near the Milky Way.
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Close, but no crushed cigar.
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Of course social media is transforming politics. But it’s not to blame for Brexit and Trump

Of course social media is transforming politics. But it’s not to blame for Brexit and Trump | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Social media is transforming the world of politics everywhere. But maybe not in the ways we think.
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The cumulative effects of long-term social media exposure are manifesting among the younger generation. It can make the world seem "less real" to some.
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Transmission Issue Causes Outage For Some WBZ-TV Viewers

Transmission Issue Causes Outage For Some WBZ-TV Viewers | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
A transmission problem knocked out the signal to some WBZ-TV viewers on Saturday and work has continued on the issue into Sunday.
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For Boston area residents who may be wondering why they can't see the Patriots game.
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Cops Warn Of Malware-infected Usb Sticks Placed In Mailboxes

Cops Warn Of Malware-infected Usb Sticks Placed In Mailboxes | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
If you found an unmarked USB stick that you knew wasn't yours, your first reaction might be to stick it in your PC to find out what's on it. But beware -- it could be infected with some nasty malware.
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DBAN in the optical drive and no hd = free usb stick.
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How One Guy in Oregon Made the Best U.S. Map You’ll Ever See

How One Guy in Oregon Made the Best U.S. Map You’ll Ever See | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
American mapmaking’s most prestigious honor is the “Best of Show” award at the annual competition of the Cartography and Geographic Information Societ
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I can appreciate the attention to detail.
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US - not-a-drill-seti-is-investigating-a-possible-extraterrestrial-signal-from-deep-space

US - not-a-drill-seti-is-investigating-a-possible-extraterrestrial-signal-from-deep-space | Vloasis sci-tech | Scoop.it
Find latest news coverage of breaking news events, trending topics, and compelling articles, photos and videos of US and international news stories.
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Very promising indeed and worthy of more observation.
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