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3D Display for the IPad

The amazing part about this is that it’s just a cylindrical piece of aluminum.

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Gold Rolled Lung Cancer Vaccine

Cuba, country famous for its cigars is now providing the first vaccine against lung cancer. The vaccine does not cure or prevent the disease, but it makes the disease more manageable in stages 3 to 4. See Next Big Future … Continue reading

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Overhydrating

Did you know that drinking too much is a problem for runners? And no, I don’t mean alcohol, I mean water. Apparently, drinking too much while running can result in abnormally low sodium levels.

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Dune is More Likely to Exist than Earth

The famous desert planet Arrakis is, according to recent computer simulations, a more likely type of planet to harbor life than Earth. In fact, “land worlds” (worlds with no oceans) have a habitable zone that is three times larger than … Continue reading

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Brain Prosthetic

Many of us have had the unfortunate experience of watching a loved one’s memory deteriorate through dementia of one for or another. If your loved one is a rat, there is already a solution, a device that connects directly to … Continue reading

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Unlimited Energy

We may be suffering with fuel prices right now, but I believe that pain will result in gain. While there are many companies working hard to bring new energy sources to market, Joule Unlimited is particularly exciting to me. If … Continue reading

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Another Answer to the Fermi Paradox

The Fermi paradox points out a contradiction between our expectations and evidence. We believe that extra terrestrial life is likely to exist, and therefore likely to have visited earth–and yet there is no evidence that it has. What I’m going … Continue reading

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Expensive and Inexpensive wines taste the same

(PhysOrg.com) — Psychologist Prof Richard Wiseman (University of Hertfordshire) today revealed the results of The Taste Test – a large-scale experiment to discover whether expensive wines are good value for money. The experiment was carried out as part of the … Continue reading

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Virgin Oceanic has a submarine to go to the bottom of the Ocean

Richard Branson has unveiled a Hawkes submarine that will go the bottom of 5 oceans. The company believes that it will set as many as 30 world records with each dive being the world’s first solo dive to the bottom of the five deepest trenches in the … Continue reading

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Space Cockroaches

From Physorg.com: http://www.physorg.com/news130073558.html Russian space scientists announced on Thursday a new breakthrough in a long pedigree of firsts: the birth of 30 grandchildren of a “space cockroach” who spent 12 days in orbit. In the words of Kent Brockman: “I, … Continue reading

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