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No More Hiroshimas No More Nagasakis Ban Nuclear Weapons!   video
Science & Tech  (tags: Nagasaki, Hiroshima, ban nuclear weapons, No Nukes, destruction )

Dandelion
- 171 days ago - youtube.com
71 years ago, August 6, 1945 the city of Hiroshima was destroyed with an atomic bomb. In a few minutes thousands of people lost their lives in the attack. Three days later the city of Nagasaki met the same fate. No More Nuclear Weapons.
Mystery 'Hobbits' Not Humans Like Us: Study
Science & Tech  (tags: Flores Man, Homo floresiensis, hobbits, anthropological debate, science )

Nancy
- 341 days ago - news.yahoo.com
"There is a lot of information contained in bone layers of the skull," Balzeau told AFP. The results, he said, were unambiguous: "There were no characteristics from our species" -- that is, Homo sapiens.
Transit of Mercury
Science & Tech  (tags: space, May 9th 2016, transit of mercury, telescope )

Nancy
- 262 days ago - space.com
11 MORE Partner Series On Monday (May 9), you will have an opportunity to witness one of the rarest astronomical events: a transit of Mercury across the face of the sun.
Mass Extinction Is Closer Than You Know   video
Science & Tech  (tags: mass extinction, earth, scientists, studies, fossil fuels, dinosaurs, climate change, climate disruption, dangerous direction, 66 million years ago )

Dandelion
- 287 days ago - youtube.com
What we are doing to the Earth has no parallel in 66 million years. Two new scientific papers say that it is happening a lot faster and in a more dangerous direction than scientists were even considering as a worst case scenario just a few years ago.
The Worlds Longest and Deepest Rail Tunnel Opens in Switzerland
Science & Tech  (tags: Gotthard tunnel, Switzerland, longest train tunnel, deepest train tunnel )

Dandelion
- 235 days ago - cnn.com
The completed tunnel was delivered on time and within budget. It is expected to bring significant environmental benefits by diverting freight sent by road on to rail instead.
Worlds Largest Indoor Farming Growing Organic Leafy Greens Without Sunlight or Soil
Science & Tech  (tags: indoor agriculture, Newark, NJ, David Rosenberg, organic leafy greens, no pesticides, no herbicides, no fungicides, no GMOs )

Dandelion
- 240 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
We grow without pesticides, herbicides, fungicides or GMOs we just give the plant what it wants at the root structure Rosenberg said. They do not need nutrients at the leaves, so there is nothing to wash off. This could be part of the future of farming.
End Cell Phone Surveillance - Petition
Science & Tech  (tags: stingray, cell phone, without warrants, surveillance, police spying, personal calls )

Dandelion
- 339 days ago - act.colorofchange.org
With Stingrays police are able to locate and track individuals, eavesdrop on calls, send malicious software, and even disrupt interactions between protest organizers. Even more alarmingly, they are doing this all without warrants or public oversight.
Spectacular Discovery Of Ancient Tombs Beneath Maya Pyramids Can Unravel The Mystery of The Snake Kings
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 97 days ago - messagetoeagle.com
It has already been called a finding that could rewrite ancient Maya history. A quite spectacular discovery of two untouched ancient tombs found beneath Maya pyramids can unravel the mystery of Snake Kings
Cactus Guts Could Rid Drinking Water of Toxins
Science & Tech  (tags: prickly pear, cactus, Norma Alcantar, Mexico, indigenous, sediment, toxins in water, grandmother )

Dandelion
- 309 days ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
Researcher Norma Alcantars grandmother used prickly pear cactus to remove sediment from river water she had collected for drinking when growing up in early 1900s rural Mexico. Scientist discover once more what indigenous already knew.
Straddling Bus   video
Science & Tech  (tags: straddling bus, bus, transportation, future )

Dandelion
- 267 days ago - youtube.com
Youzhou Song, bus designer, presents a giant bus that drive over cars in order to relieve urban traffic congestion.
Scientists Have Detected a Crack in Earths Magnetic Shield
Science & Tech  (tags: Earth, magnetic shield, geomagnetic storm, sun, disruptions, June 22, 2015 )

Dandelion
- 78 days ago - sciencealert.com
Earth is such a habitable place, thanks in no small part to the vast magnetic field that surrounds our planet, shielding us from harsh solar winds and cosmic radiation.
Mapping Every Power Plant in the United States
Science & Tech  (tags: data visualization, Washington Post, United States, energy sources, generating electricity, maps, charts )

Dandelion
- 340 days ago - visualcapitalist.com
The Washington Post has put together an extraordinary data visualization that shows how the United States has generated its electricity so far this year. See where the US stands in energy sources and where to improve and what is being used today.
Why Do People Keep Coming to This Couples Home Looking for Lost Phones?
Science & Tech  (tags: cell phone, IP address, Federal Communications Commission, missing cell phones, technological nightmare )

Dandelion
- 359 days ago - fusion.net
This really drives home how unsafe and fallible some of this technological evidence is. This has caused police to raid the wrong house arrest the wrong person and in this case no one can stop angry people from coming to their door wanting their phones.
The Civil Rights Issue of Our Time
Science & Tech  (tags: wireless, hard wired, cost pricing, cable, high speed, dial up, internet, opportunities, poverty, wealthy )

Dandelion
- 248 days ago - publicintegrity.org
If wealthy people have better access, they are going to have more opportunities, which will increase their potential for wealth. While if you are in poverty and you have reduced access, you are going to basically fall further behind.
Newly Identified Bacteria Break Down Tough Plastic
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, environment, interesting, investigation, news, research, science, study, technology )

Pablo
- 317 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.
 

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