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New Anthrax-Like Disease Is Killing Animals in Africa
Science & Tech  (tags: infection, health, animals, study, pathogen, research, investigation )

- 162 days ago -
Could this be the next epidemic for animals, including humans?
Welcome to the Age of Crappy Oil
Science & Tech  (tags: fossil fuels, Oil, peak oil, Sir David King, fracking )

- 185 days ago -
It's been a while since we've heard about peak oil -- but it's happening. And yet, we still have enough oil left to burn our way to climate catastrophe.
Incredible Megaliths of India: Menhirs, Temples and Sky Religion âEUR" Part II
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 251 days ago -
Indian menhirs occur in large alignments, orientated North-South or East West, and spaced at regular intervals, probably following a schema not yet fully understood. Some major sites such as Mudumal, still garner respect from the local villagers
Incredible Megaliths of India: Star Maps and Headless Goddesses âEUR" Part I
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 251 days ago -
That India has many thousands of megaliths is something that deserves to be more widely known. These monuments include Menhirs (tall standing stones), alignments, avenues, stone circles, cysts, dolmens, barrows, rock cut chambers...
Whistling Sling Bullets Were Roman Troops' Secret 'Terror Weapon
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 251 days ago -
Some 1,800 years ago, Roman troops used "whistling" sling bullets as a "terror weapon" against their barbarian foes, according to archaeologists who found the cast lead bullets at a site in Scotland...
Neolithic Europe's Remote Heart
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 251 days ago -
One thousand years of spirituality, innovation, and social development emerge from a ceremonial center on the Scottish archipelago of Orkney
Is Google Racist? Fresh Fire Over Search Results
Science & Tech  (tags: Google, search, engine, racism, race, racist, algorithms, design, concept, interesting, internet, investigation, technology, study, society )

- 251 days ago -
an interesting debate on algorithms and their supposed biases...
A Fireball Exploded In This Mans Face Now Hes Suing The Fracking Operation
Science & Tech  (tags: Fireball, gas explosion, methane, Cody Murray, water pollution, natural gas drilling, extraction activities )

- 555 days ago -
Rigorous scientific testing, including isotope testing, has conclusively demonstrated that the high-level methane contamination of the Murrays water well resulted from natural gas drilling and extraction activities.
Finding Habitable Planets Is One Thing, Finding Life Quite Another
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, space, discovery, nasa, Kepler Space Telescope )

- 282 days ago -
There appear to be more planets in space than stars. And new figures released this week from the Kepler Space Telescope suggest that there could be 10 billion of them in our galaxy that are suitable for life.
Exploring the Mathematical Universe
Science & Tech  (tags: Mathematics )

- 282 days ago -
team of more than 80 mathematicians from 12 countries has begun charting the terrain of rich, new mathematical worlds, and sharing their discoveries on the Web.
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