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Apps for Earth: Proceeds From Selected IOS Apps to Be Donated to WWF
Science & Tech  (tags: interesting, protection, Apps, Endangered Species, technology, apple )

- 14 days ago -
SINGAPORE -- To inspire people to protect nature, Apple has teamed up with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and 24 app developers to donate all proceeds from purchases of selected applications to the WWF.
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 )

- 24 days ago -
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.
Ramesses III Was Murdered By Multiple Assailants Then Received Postmortem Cosmetic Surgery to Hide It
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 43 days ago -
A theory about the assassination of Ramesses III has been confirmed by researchers at the University in Cairo. They say that he was killed by multiple assailants and given postmortem cosmetic surgery to hide this fact.
Whale Graveyards
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 44 days ago -
When whales die, they usually come to rest on the seabed. But sometimes, due to illnesses, whaling, or even toxic algae, whales die on dry land. From 20th-century whaling stations to prehistoric mass-stranding sites, here are five onshore sites
What Happens to Its Stuff When Black Hole Vanishes?
Science & Tech  (tags: Black Holes )

- 45 days ago -
The answer is we really don't know but speculating is a lot of fun.
Cactus Guts Could Rid Drinking Water of Toxins
Science & Tech  (tags: prickly pear, cactus, Norma Alcantar, Mexico, indigenous, sediment, toxins in water, grandmother )

- 45 days ago -
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.
3,000-Year-Old Egyptian Fingerprints Found on Coffin Lid
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 73 days ago -
A set of ancient fingerprints have been found on the inner surface of a coffin lid dating back to 1,000 BC, which belonged to an Egyptian priest. The discovery brings to life our ancient past and draws us closer to the craftsmen that carved...
Examining the Rich Tomb of a Mysterious Celtic Princess
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 73 days ago -
Celtic princesses are almost mythical in todayâEUR(TM)s modern culture. They are often considered as women with mystical talents and hidden stories. A grave discovered beside the Danube River brings much information about a woman who was perhaps...
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