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Pictures: NASA Solar Observatory’s First Shots

Pictures: NASA Solar Observatory’s First Shots

April 22, 2010 0

Pictures: NASA Solar Observatory’s First Shots NASA’s Solar Observatory has revealed some stunning shots – two of the most interesting are located below (both images courtesy of NASA). Click HERE to read all about

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Volcano Lightning in Iceland

Volcano Lightning in Iceland

April 21, 2010 0

The recent eruption of a volcano in Iceland under the Eyjafjallajkull glacier has produced some incredible electrical phenomena.  The volcano creates conditions not unlike a thunderstorm, where water droplets, ice, and hail interact with

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World Statistics and Amazing Numbers

World Statistics and Amazing Numbers

March 31, 2010 0

With Earth Week quickly approaching, it’s important to note the impact the human race has on the planet, and to understand that our massive population affects so many different sectors. Worldometers.info is a fantastic

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5 More Crazy Optical Illusions

5 More Crazy Optical Illusions

March 19, 2010 0

Back by popular demand, we have 5 more crazy optical illusions: The shapes in the two triangles have been moved around. If the partitions below are the same, shouldn’t every space be filled? Is

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The Democratization of Information: Filtering Through the Rubbish

The Democratization of Information: Filtering Through the Rubbish

March 16, 2010 0

Several years ago, I injured my knee while exercising and then re-injured my knee two years later.  I recently received the results of my MRI, and found out I had a joint effusion, which

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Top 10 Common Faults In Human Thought

Top 10 Common Faults In Human Thought

March 9, 2010 0

From the site Listverse.com: “The human mind is a wonderful thing. Cognition, the act or process of thinking, enables us to process vast amounts of information quickly. For example, every time your eyes are

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El Chupacabra: Mythical Creature or Mangy Mammal?

El Chupacabra: Mythical Creature or Mangy Mammal?

March 8, 2010 0

The chupacabra, or “goat-sucker” is known to some as a terrifying creature, undiscovered explained by science, and killing/mutilating animals in Miami, Nicaragua, Texas, and Mexico (among other locations – some spreading as far north

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Here Be Dragons

Here Be Dragons

March 1, 2010 0

Here Be Dragons is a freely distributable video introduction to critical thinking. Download it HERE. Most people fully accept paranormal and pseudoscientific claims without critique as they are promoted by the mass media. Here

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The Birthday Paradox

The Birthday Paradox

February 27, 2010 1

The Birthday Paradox is not a “paradox” in the true sense of the word. It’s more of an “astonishing realization” once people are presented with the proof. It asks: How many people are needed

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5 Incredible Science Photos

5 Incredible Science Photos

February 25, 2010 0

The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council – the UK’s leading funding agency for academic research and training in the non-clinical life sciences – recently released the winning images for their science photo contest.

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