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9 New World Heritage Sites Announced By Unesco 2016
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - messagetoeagle.com
The 5,000-year-old great city of Ani was once a powerful and a flourishing place. Sadly, wars and hostile invasion forces put a definite end to its prosperity. What remains today of the lost capital of Armenia is nothing but forgotten ruins...
Warming Oceans Are Causing the Melting of Glaciers
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, environment, global warming, greenhouse gases, interesting, Ocean Resources and Ecosystems Program a, news, US Geological Survey, world )

Kayleen
- 6 days ago - csmonitor.com
Warmer oceans are the primary driver of the world's shrinking glaciers. If we continue with greenhouse gas emissions, then catastrophic sea level rises will occur within several decades, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
The Celtic Ogham: An Ancient Tree Alphabet That May Disappear Before Showing Its Roots
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 8 days ago - ancient-origins.net
In secluded fields, on the walls of churches, and beneath construction sites, stones have been found with intricate markings that rise from the lower left up to the center and then down to the lower right. This is the ancient Celtic Tree Alphabet...
NASA Is Ready to Start Building Its Life-Hunting 2020 Mars Rover
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, space, technology )

Rob
- 8 days ago - space.com
NASAs life-hunting 2020 Mars rover has cleared an extensive review process and is now ready to begin the final design and construction phase.
2,000-Year-Old Dog Graveyard Discovered in Siberia
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 8 days ago - livescience.com
The dogs were likely involved in various tasks in the ancient Arctic village, including pulling sleds, he said. The remains of two sleds, as well as a carved bone knife handle thought to depict a sled dog in a harness, have been found at the site...
Pee Power Urinal at the University of the West of England -and Hope for Refugee Camps   video
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, University of the West of England, Bristol, pee power, electricity, Glastonbury, Oxfam, refugees )

Evelyn
- 7 days ago - youtu.be
A team of researchers in the UK is turning urine into electricity. A prototype urinal is the result of a partnership between researchers at UWE Bristol and Oxfam. It is hoped the pee-power technology will light cubicles in refugee camps
Science Explains How Staying Near Water Can Change Our Brains
Science & Tech  (tags: science, staying near water, changing our brains, calming effect, humans, society )

Lone
- 9 days ago - lifehack.org
So what exactly is happening to our brains when we surround ourselves with water? Well, the calming effect is down to a vacation for our brains from over-stimulation.
You Can Prevent Forest Fires With the Birdhouse Alarm
Science & Tech  (tags: gadgets, forest fire )

Evan
- 20 days ago - treehugger.com
Inside the wooden (recycled of course) birdhouse, there is a solar powered Arduino-based smoke detector and phone that reports in to the local fire station.
Solar Power Brightens Prospects in East Africa - Good News Network
Science & Tech  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, africa, energy )

Glenn
- 20 days ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
Solar power has been elusive for most in western Kenya, but recent advancements have led to cheaper, yet sturdier, solar cells that can produce more wattage from daily sunshine.
'Super Grand Canyon' Discovered Near Pluto | Fox News
Science & Tech  (tags: space, astronomy, discovery, nasa )

Glenn
- 26 days ago - foxnews.com
It makes Earth's Grand Canyon look like a pothole.
 
 
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