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Solar-Powered, Concrete Hull Boat
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, coolstuff, sustainable, Sustainabililty, technology, solar power, solar energy, boats, green, environment, recycling )

Michael
- 9 hours ago - ecogeek.org
Carter Quillen is an engineer who bought an old, concrete hulled sail boat named the 'Archimedes' and, instead of refitting it with new masts, decided instead to turn it into the largest solar powered concrete hulled boat in the world.
Sun's X-Rays Captured as Image for 1st Time By NASA Telescope
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, sun, x-rays, science, space, corona, NuSTAR telescope, study, technology, research, discovery )

Michael
- 1 day ago - cbc.ca
NASA scientists are excited over what they say is the most sensitive image of the sun ever taken.
New Rare Dwarf Galaxy Discovered Next to Milky Way
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, galaxy, dwarf galaxy, space, science, KKs3 )

Michael
- 1 day ago - cbc.ca
A team of Russian and American scientists have uncovered a new dwarf galaxy next to the Milky Way - the galaxy we live in.
NASA Ponders Airship City Above Venus
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, nasa, space, Venus, astronomy )

Michael
- 4 days ago - cbc.ca
NASA is floating the idea of a permanent human city above the surface of Venus using blimps so astronauts can study one of the most hostile environments in the solar system.
Sickly Bear Cub From Wawa Wouldn't Have Survived Winter: Rescuer
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, bears, rescued, wildlife, wildanimals, animals, conservation, protection )

Michael
- 10 days ago - cbc.ca
A bear cub is on the mend after getting help from the Wild at Heart Wildlife Refuge Centre in Sudbury. The cub was found wandering on a road near Wawa last Friday. The person who found him picked him up and fed him some peanut butter.
Human Taste for Alcohol Linked to Apes Eating Rotten Fruit
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, scientists, alcohol, evolution, discovery, study )

Michael
- 13 days ago - cbc.ca
One of the things that makes humans an unusual animal is that we like a drink - sometimes more than is good for us. Most animals lack the taste for booze and the ability to effectively metabolize the alcohol in it.
Is There a Parallel Universe That's Moving Backwards in Time?
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, physics, Big Bang, universe, space, discovery, astronomy )

Michael
- 14 days ago - iflscience.com
Time, as we understand it, moves from the past to the future irreversibly. But now, an international trio of theoretical physicists is suggesting that there's more than one future.
Astronomers Spot Massive Blue Stars Beginning To Merge
Science & Tech  (tags: science, space, discovery, astronomy, nasa, research, stars )

Michael
- 16 days ago - iflscience.com
In the Giraffe constellation 13,000 light-years away, MY Camelopardalis is a massive binary system made up of two blue (that is, very hot and very bright) stars. They're so close, they're about to merge into a supermassive star.
Canda Revenue Agency Got Few Complaints About Charities' Politics Prior To 2012
World  (tags: politics, Canada, charities, government, muzzling, science )

Michael
- 20 days ago - huffingtonpost.ca
OTTAWA -- Very few Canadians had complained about the political activities of charities before the Conservative government announced plans to audit more charitable groups, newly released data shows.
Steven Harper's Legacy, Anti-Pipeline Movement Across Canada
World  (tags: politics, conflict, corruption, Canada, Harper, pipelines, energy )

Michael
- 21 days ago - popularresistance.org
Since activist Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois announced he was giving his Governor General's prize winnings to a group opposed to the Energy East pipeline, donations to the anti-pipeline cause have been pouring in.
 
 
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