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Half Mile High Tower in the Desert Could Generate as Much Power as the Hoover Dam
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, energy, environment, interesting, NewTechnology, performance, research, science, technology, study )

Frans
- 3 days ago - industrytap.com
Owing to an escalating desire of electric energy, Earth is progressively marching towards a serious electric energy crisis. Scientists are scrambling to find different alternatives to generate electricity. One potential solution is taking shape...
World's Largest Flying Bird Was Twice as Big as Any Alive Today
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, birds, Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut, discovery, interesting, fossil, news, paleontology, sc ience )

Kayleen
- 4 days ago - cbsnews.com
An extinct giant seabird with a wingspan of 20 to 24 feet, more than twice the size of the royal albatross, the largest living flying bird. It was the size of a two-seater aircraft, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Tibetans Inherited High-Altitude Gene From Extinct Human Lineage
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, discovery, humans, interesting, news, science, Tibetans, University of California, Berkeley and the University of Copenhage )

Kayleen
- 7 days ago - csmonitor.com
Tibetans possess a rare gene that carries oxygen in the blood that they inherited from Denisovans, a group of extinct humans who interbred with our species tens of thousands of years ago. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Home Health E-Cigarettes_OMTimes Are E-Cigarettes Really Safe?
Science & Tech  (tags: healthcare, cancer, death, research, risks, interesting )

Marjolein
- 8 days ago - omtimes.com
According to the American Lung Association, the average cigarette contains acetone, found in nail polish remover; acetic acid, an ingredient in hair dye; ammonia, a common household cleaner; arsenic, used in rat poison; benzene, found in rubber cement
Nearby Exoplanet Is Best Candidate For Supporting Life
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, exoplanet, red dwarf, space, research, science, discovery, interesting )

Michael
- 14 days ago - iflscience.com
Finding new exoplanets is always awesome, but discovering exoplanets within the star's habitable zone are exponentially more exciting.
How Solar Powered Roadways Will Save Our Planet: An in-Depth Look at the Technology
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, energy, environment, interesting, investigation, NewTechnology, research, science, technology, world )

Frans
- 14 days ago - greenerideal.com
ARE SOLAR POWERED ROADWAYS THE FUTURE? If you haven't heard about solar-powered roadways yet, you're about to be blown away. Recently, the project captured the popular imagination by presenting us with a new solar technology that could potentially ...
Hubble Telescope's Successor Will Change Our Perspective of the Universe
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, computer, concept, design, discovery, interesting, investigation, NewTechnology, research, science, space, study, technology )

Frans
- 14 days ago - industrytap.com
The James Webb Telescope (named after former NASA administrator James Webb) is set to launch sometime in 2018 and is expected to give a whole new perspective on our understanding of the creation of the universe, black holes and identifying life ...
Monkeys Evolved Distinct Faces to Prevent Interbreeding From Other Species
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, discovery, guenon monkeys, interesting, University of Hull in the United Kingdom, research, science )

Kayleen
- 15 days ago - csmonitor.com
A study of over 20 African guenon monkey species reveals they rely on distinctive patterns -- bushy beards and funky blue, yellow or brown faces -- to prevent interbreeding with other species. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
The Map With Only 38 States
Science & Tech  (tags: geography, USA, 38 states, state boundaries, cultural history, government, interesting, study )

Carrie
- 18 days ago - mentalfloss.com
In 1973, California State University geography professor George Etzel Pearcy suggested that the U.S. redraw its antiquated state boundaries and narrow the overall number of states to 38.
Google Isn't Paying Its Taxes.
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, interesting, computer, business, world )

B
- 22 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Google owes $2 billion in taxes around the world. The multi-billion dollar corporation has been under scrutiny for shifting to using shell companies in Bermuda, Ireland and elsewhere to shelter at least $33 billion of revenue.
How to Swim With Sharks and Not Get Eaten (TEXT and VIDEO)
Science & Tech  (tags: humans, animals, swimming with sharks, research, interesting, news, science, safety )

Carrie
- 25 days ago - thestar.com
The ocean's apex predator does kill people, but we are much more devastating to sharks than they are to us. And now, conservation-minded scientists are learning more about what makes sharks tick. The Star's Sandro Contenta reports from the Bahamas.
Archaeologists Find 1,000-Year-Old Artifacts at Illinois Airport
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery, humans, interesting, Native Americans, news, science )

Kayleen
- 25 days ago - foxnews.com
Archaeologists uncovered Native American artifacts dating back to 1,000 years ago, including a stone ax thousands of years older for cutting trees and wood. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Long-Running Mystery Since 1959 About Dark Side of Moon Finally Solved
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, interesting, Moon, nasa, news, planetary collision, space )

Kayleen
- 30 days ago - foxnews.com
When a huge object hit the Earth and formed the Moon, the far side was protected from boiling temperatures and didn't form lava fields like the near side, and remained mountainous and cratered. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Possible Stegomastodon Skull Found at Elephant Butte Lake
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, animals, stegomastodon, discovery, New Mexico, science, interesting, history, news )

Carrie
- 32 days ago - lcsun-news.com
"State Parks and other agencies are investigating the find of what appears to be a tusk and skull of a prehistoric elephant," said State Parks Director Tommy Mutz in a news release from the New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department.
Frogs Use Storm Drains to Amplify Mating Calls, Say Scientists
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, discovery, interesting, Mientien tree frogs, National Taiwan University, news, science, Taiwan )

Kayleen
- 32 days ago - csmonitor.com
Little tree frogs in Taiwan get a boost during the mating season by making use of concrete storage drains to amplify their mating calls. An example of animals using acoustics, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
 

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