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No Matter What You Think, Radishes Aren't Actually Spicy
Science & Tech  (tags: news, science, taste, food, radishes, interesting, humans )

Carrie
- 336 days ago - io9.com
Radishes may seem spicy ~ but they're not. They donâEUR(TM)t have any spicy flavor compounds in them, the way chili peppers do. So why do they taste spicy when you bite into them?
You Can Actually Hear the Climate Changing ~ TEXT and SOUNDS
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, science, scientists, climate change, soundscape ecologist, discovery, investigation, news, humans, world, study )

Carrie
- 148 days ago - outsideonline.com
Soundscape ecologist Bernie Krause has recorded jaguars in the Amazon, ice in Antarctica, insects in Zimbabwe, rainstorms in Borneo, and orcas in the Pacific. Wild sounds allow us to examine changes that may otherwise go unnoticed.
Newly Identified Bacteria Break Down Tough Plastic
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, environment, interesting, investigation, news, research, science, study, technology )

Pablo
- 53 days ago - aaas.org
Keio University. Researchers have identified a species of bacteria that uses just two enzymes to break down a tough type of plastic polymer. A NEW BACTERIA BREAKS DOWN PET POLYMERS THAT MAKE UP SOME WATER BOTTLES AND OTHER COMMON PLASTIC CONTAINERS.
Scientists: Earth Endangered By New Strain of Fact-Resistant Humans ~ HUMOR ~ SATIRE
Science & Tech  (tags: Humor, Satire, news, science, research, investigation, discovery, humans, scientists, world, safety, interesting, environment, climate-change, global warming, pollution )

Carrie
- 357 days ago - newyorker.com
(The Borowitz Report) ~ Scientists have discovered a powerful new strain of fact-resistant humans who are threatening the ability of Earth to sustain life, a sobering new study reports.
Archaeologists Baffled By 2,000 Tiny Gold Spirals Discovered In Denmark
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, Denmark, gold, gold spirals, mystery, science, interesting, discovery, news, humans )

Carrie
- 295 days ago - gizmodo.com
Finding gold in Boeslunde, Denmark, is no huge surprise ~ it's known as an area where Bronze Age gold offering are often uncovered. But a recent discovery has surprised and baffled archaeologists: 2,000 tiny gold spirals. It's a "golden enigma."
CYBER NEWS YOU CAN USE: What Is Adobe Flash, and How Can You Get Rid of It?
Science & Tech  (tags: computers, FLASH, adobe flash, news, technology, internet )

Cal
- 293 days ago - yahoo.com
Google and Mozilla each announced this week that their Web browsers will be dropping default support for Adobe Flash, citing the plug-in softwareâEUR(TM)s newly discovered vulnerabilities to cyberattacks.
SAFETY NEWS: Why Hands-Free Phones Aren't the Answer to Driver Safety
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, research, hands free cellphones, safety, study, NewTechnology, news )

Cal
- 253 days ago - supplychainbrain.com
All those nifty new communications devices installed in modern-day vehicles promise to make commercial trucking more efficient than ever before. And more dangerous, too.
Searching for the Painted Bunting ~ New York City's Colorful New Celebrity
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, discovery, interesting, humans, environment, habitat, news, world )

Carrie
- 149 days ago - theverge.com
We're hoping to catch a glimpse of a bird that ~ until recently ~ had never been seen in New York City: the painted bunting. The bird is the avian equivalent of a box of crayons.
Humongous Ancient Crocodile Fossil Discovered in the Sahara Desert
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, crocodiles, discovery, interesting, National Geographic, news, science, University of Bologna, University of Edinburgh )

Kayleen
- 111 days ago - csmonitor.com
It was the biggest-ever sea-dwelling crocodile -- 30 feet in length, weighing three tons, with a five-foot skull. This species survived the mass extinction at the end of the Jurassic era, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Good Initiative. Argentine Invention. This Could Prevent Hundreds of Deaths on the Roads.   video
Science & Tech  (tags: world, tech, safety, news, concept, design, interesting )

Pablo
- 88 days ago - youtube.com
Technology and road safety. It was introduced in the country the truck that facilitates overtaking. The vehicle shown; in rear screens; what is happening on the road front of it. It will circulate in the country for a year. Look at the video.
Colorful Galaxy Is Most Distant Ever Found
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, space, science, research, news, nasa, investigation, humans, discovery, astronomy, galaxy, Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes, EGS-zs8-1, cosmology, distant )

Darren
- 363 days ago - theepochtimes.com
A galaxy first spotted in images from NASAâEUR(TM)s Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes is one of the earliest ever discovered. Astronomers first identified galaxy EGS-zs8-1 based on its particular colors. They say itâEUR(TM)s more than 13 billion years in the past
HYPERLOOP IS REAL. Ultrafast Train. They Are Building the Team and the Hardware to Make Hyperloop a Reality.
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, interesting, news, trains )

Pablo
- 88 days ago - hyperlooptech.com
So will the ultrafast train will travel more than 1,200 km per hour. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) designed one of the projects of transport system more ambitious future. Levitation and high speed. LA to San Francisco: 30 minutes.
Why the Arctic Is Warming Twice as Fast as Rest of Planet (+Video)
Science & Tech  (tags: Arctic, discovery, environment, global warming, greenhouse gases, interesting, news, NOAA, world, World Wildlife Fund )

Kayleen
- 138 days ago - csmonitor.com
The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reports that this will cause warming seas and higher sea levels around the globe. Also the Arctic walrus population is at risk, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Frozen Frogs - the Rip Van Winkle of the Animal World .
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, climate, environment, science, world, news, interesting )

Monika
- 135 days ago - creation.com
The Alaskan Tree frog freezes solid in the winter, stopping it's heart completely, and then unthaws in the spring.
Solar Impulse 2 Lands in California After Pacific Flight
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, energy, interesting, news, NewTechnology, science, study, technology, world )

Frans
- 10 days ago - edition.cnn.com
An experimental plane flying around the world without a single drop of fuel landed in California after a two-and-a-half day flight across the Pacific. Piloted by Swiss explorer and psychiatrist Bertrand Piccard, Solar Impulse 2 touched down ...
 

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