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'Blood Moon' Will Be a Sight to Behold During Total Lunar Eclipse
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, habitat, history, humans, interesting, nasa, news, performance, science, society, space, technology, world, moon eclipses 2014 )

- 593 days ago -
"Tuesday's blood moon comes right on time for the Jewish festival of Passover, which commemorates the ancient Israelites' exodus from slavery in Egypt."-
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Stop Shielding Controversial Animal Researchers
Science & Tech  (tags: Florida House of Representatives, animal researchers, University of Florida contributed, much of the language included in the bil, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, healthconditions, nature, wildlife, science, politics, protection, world, governmen )

- 593 days ago -
Photo credit: Skamnelis via Wikimedia Commons~A bill currently being considered by the Florida House of Representatives seeks to hide the identities of animal researchers engaged in controversial animal research projects.
Zoom in on Polar Bears Using Google Street View
Science & Tech  (tags: bears, polar bears, google, google street view, google maps, animals, habitat, internet, NewTechnology )

- 635 days ago -
Known as the "polar bear capital of the world," Churchill is in Canada's remote north. And it's not easy to get there. But with the help of Google Maps and one of its Street Trekker cameras, you can visit Churchill and see the bears with just a click.
Italy Investigating New Collapses in Ancient Pompeii
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 635 days ago -
Italy's culture minister demanded explanations on Sunday after more collapses this weekend in the ancient Roman city of Pompeii raised concerns about the state of one of the world's most treasured archaeological sites
New Bladeless Wind Turbine Prevents Harm To Birds And Bats By NAW Staff Thursday August 30 2012
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, energy, design, concept, habitat, health, interesting, NewTechnology, performance, science, safety, business )

- 637 days ago -
"The CWP system is designed specifically to eliminate the risk of harming bats, birds and other flying wildlife. The turbine has no external blades; instead, it features a patented Inner Compression Cone Technology that squeezes the incoming air,..."
Contact Lens Uses Digital Images, Tactile Sensations to Restore Vision to the Blind
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, humans, interesting, investigation, NewTechnology, research, science, study )

- 640 days ago -
Approximately 59,000 children and 6.6 million adults are legally blind just in the U.S. alone, according to the National Federation of the Blind. Researchers at Israel's Bar-llan University are hoping to lower statistics around the world with ....
British Storms Unbury An Ancient Welsh Forest
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 639 days ago -
Recent storms that battered the coast of Wales stripped away sand to reveal an ancient forest dating to the Bronze Age, 6,000 years ago
How Calico Cats Could Help Cure Obesity
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, interesting, research, study, cats, Calico, obesity, cure )

- 646 days ago -
Calico cats, with their funky mix of orange, black and white fur, could one day help humans to lose weight.
Cats, Dogs and Other Animals See in Ultraviolet
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, bees, cats, City University London, discovery, dogs, interesting, news, reptiles, science )

- 646 days ago -
Many animals see in ultraviolet, and a study now shows that cats and dogs also do. Our pet friends see things invisible to humans which could shed some light on their behavior. Logged by Sunstroke author David Kagan in Doomwatch Legacy.
Do Invertebrates Feel Pain?
Science & Tech  (tags: ethics, abuse, cruelty, animal rights, suffering, diet, vegetarian, veganism )

- 645 days ago -
"Boiled alive and torn limb from limb; it's time we took seriously the question of whether animals like squid, octopus and lobsters suffer" pain, and other invertebrates, no matter how they are killed. (Pic credit: Boathouse at Sunday Park.)
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