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Largest Age Map Yet Created for Our Milky Way Galaxy
Science & Tech  (tags: Milky Way Galaxy, galaxy map, Sloan Digital Sky Survey, galaxy history )

Nancy
- 24 days ago - sdss.org
In this latest effort, the researchers examined the ages of more than 70,000 stars in order to create the new map. It charts an extent that stretches halfway across our galaxy to 50,000 light-years away.
Science Proves What Pet Owners Already Know: Dogs, Cats Have Complex Feelings
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, science, discovery, dogs, cats, feelings, video )

Barb
- 257 days ago - aol.com
HOUSTON, TX- Pet owners have known it since ... forever, but now it's becoming a scientific truth that cats and dogs have feelings.
Stop Marsha Blackburns Anti-Net Neutrality Bill - Petition
Science & Tech  (tags: Rep. Marsha Blackburn, Net Neutrality, open internet, FCC, killing the open internet )

OfflineMo
- 324 days ago - act.freepress.net
Rep. Marsha Blackburn has already lined up 31 co-sponsors for her new bill, which would destroy Net Neutrality and undo everything the FCC has done to protect the open Internet. This bill goes against everything millions of people like you have fought for
Interactive Map Shows 414 U.S. Cities Already Locked Into Sea Level Rise
Science & Tech  (tags: sea level rise, 141 cities and towns, USA, passed point of no return, carbon emissions )

OfflineMo
- 81 days ago - ecowatch.com
Researchers found that 414 towns and cities have already passed their lock in date at which its guaranteed that more than half the city populated land will be underwater no matter how much humans decrease carbon emissions is only a matter of when not if.
How Big Data Could Reshape the American Workforce
Science & Tech  (tags: internet, NewTechnology, technology, workplace )

Cal
- 269 days ago - news.vice.com
Big data's move into the world of workforce development is just beginning, as are the debates around its use and its content.
Mealworms Munch on Styrofoam Without Dying Shock Scientists
Science & Tech  (tags: mealworms, polystyrene foam, styrofoam, poop pellets, fertilizer, digest, carbon dioxide )

OfflineMo
- 123 days ago - grist.org
Styrofoam and other polystyrene foam are poisonous to a lot of animals so mealworms ability to digest them came as quite a surprise to scientists. Half of the eaten styrofoam turns into carbon dioxide the other half non-toxic poop pellets for fertilizer.
This WindTturbine Has No Blades And That Is Why Its Better
Science & Tech  (tags: Vortex turbine, wind farm, wind energy, oscillating motion, bladeless )

OfflineMo
- 252 days ago - grist.org
The result is a turbine thats 50 percent less expensive than a bladed one and nearly silent. Vortex turbine is 30 percent less efficient at capturing energy but without blades more can be placed in wind farms for a 40 percent energy gain.
The World Flight Map
Science & Tech  (tags: world flight map, airflights in real time, travel, computers )

Nancy
- 263 days ago - ba-bamail.com
This handy and informative website can be a very useful tool. It lets you view, in real time, flights (registered flights, of course), from around the globe, and, when clicked, each airliner (marked on the map as a yellow plane) will display its full inf.
Tell the European Parliament and Council: Keep Baby Seals Protected PETITION
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, killing, suffering, slaughter, wildlife )

Anna
- 298 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Urge the European Parliament and Council to support the Commission's proposal to protect baby seals.
New Documentary Exposes the Corporate- Backed 'Experts' Who Lie About Climate Change
Science & Tech  (tags: world, science, research, environment, ethics, politics, government, freedoms, dishonesty, interesting, media, sadness, climate-change, global warming, government, politics, humans, scientists )

Carrie
- 328 days ago - rawstory.com
For Naomi Oreskes, professor of scientific history at Harvard, there's no more vivid illustration of the bitter war between science and politics than Florida's ban on state employees using terms such as 'climate change' and 'global warming'.
The Greatest Story of Our Generation   video
Science & Tech  (tags: Morgan Freeman, greatest story, innovention, extinction, triumph, billions of people )

OfflineMo
- 253 days ago - youtube.com
Morgan Freeman narrates the story of the human journey at this critical moment in time. Of all the stories to belong to, this is the story to be a part of. Do not watch it from the sidelines. Become one of the weavers of the story.
The Most Astounding Fact - Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson   video
Science & Tech  (tags: Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson, astounding fact, universe, life, what is life )

OfflineMo
- 276 days ago - youtube.com
Because there is very little that needs to be said once you see this video. Truth is, if you stop for a moment, and think, this entire moment you exist in, was many billions of years in the making... Enjoy it, it's your time now. Stephen Routsis
Killswitch The Battle For A Free And Open Internet   video
Science & Tech  (tags: Net Neutrality, technology for democracy, surveillance state, digital age )

OfflineMo
- 347 days ago - youtube.com
A free and open Internet is essential for democracy to survive in the digital age. Key issues discussed in the film: Net Neutrality, Big Data, The surveillance state, and money in politics.
Defend Internet Freedom in India! ACTION
Science & Tech  (tags: net neutrality, tech, world, computer, India, TRAI, Airtel, Vodafone )

Nancy
- 294 days ago - netneutrality.in
Due to intense lobbying by telecom operators like Airtel and Vodafone, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) is planning to allow them to block apps and websites to extort more money from consumers and businesses.
See Just How Warm Winter Will Be in Your Hometown, Thanks to Climate Change ~ INTERACTIVE MAP
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, science, climate change, weather, humans, climate, research, scientists, news, interesting, habitat, animals )

Carrie
- 363 days ago - takepart.com
In coming decades, could frigid Buffalo, New York, experience winters as mild as Charlotte, North CarolinaâEUR(TM)s? And will Coeur dâEUR(TM)Alene, IdahoâEUR(TM)s January be as warm as Victorville, CaliforniaâEUR(TM)s?
 

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