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Video:If You're Not Laughing, You're Not Paying Attention.
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, technology, space, society, research, interesting, off-beat, humor, funny, americans, culture, media, rights, safety, ethics )

- 2023 days ago -
Killer iPhones, a 3rd moon for the Earth, and the race to cut out the racists: all in this week's episode of Absurdity Today, the independent news parody series hosted by political satirist Julianna Forlano.
Book: Welcome, Robot Overlords. Please Don't Fire Us?
Science & Tech  (tags: computers, technology, science, society, scientists, NewTechnology, arts, design, interesting, off-beat )

- 2092 days ago -
Smart machines probably won't kill us all--but they'll definitely take our jobs, and sooner than you think.
The True Story of History's Only Known Meteorite Victim
Science & Tech  (tags: Meteorite, Meteor, Space, environment, nature, science, news, interesting, women, astronomy, science, scientists, bizarre, health, humans, interesting, off-beat, unusual )

- 2180 days ago -
The Russian meteorite, whose sonic boom damaged buildings and injured more than a thousand last week, is not the first to shatter a human life. Take the true story of Ann Hodges, the only confirmed person in history to have been hit by a meteorite.
Hundreds of Thousands May Lose Internet in July
Science & Tech  (tags: computer, computers, hackers, online scam, infected computers, FBI, interesting, protection, americans, off-beat, internet )

- 2489 days ago -
Most victims don't even know their computers have been infected, although the malicious software probably has slowed their web surfing and disabled their antivirus software, making their machines more vulnerable to other problems.
Astrophysicist Warns Of Global Solar Storm Catastrophe
Science & Tech  (tags: news, science, tech, technology, solar-storm-warning, nasa, astronomy, astrophysics, 2012, 2013, environment, world, health, alert, warning, government, politics, ethics, dishonesty, off-beat, unusual, conspiracy, destruction, nature, space, interesting )

- 2770 days ago -
No high government official as of yet has stuck his or her neck out to make an official announcement about the catastrophic implications regarding NASA's standing Solar Storm Warning for 2012-2013, as to allow the global population to begin preparing.
Earliest Known Winery Found in Armenian Cave
Science & Tech  (tags: offbeat, discovery, culture, interesting )

- 2938 days ago -
As if making the oldest known leather shoe wasn't enough, a prehistoric people in what's now Armenia also built the world's oldest known winery, a new study says. Undertaken at a burial site, their winemaking may have been dedicated to the dead--and it
Filling the Digital Landfills of Our Lives
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, data, digital landfill, debris, off-beat )

- 3258 days ago -
Given the rate at which we create, share, and then discard digital goods, he may be right. The problem is that we're now wading through digital debris, and there may be hard costs associated with our wastefulness.
'Dinosaurs' 10 Million Years Older Than Previously Thought
Science & Tech  (tags: off-beat, interesting, dinosaurs, archaeology, ancient, discovery, protosaur )

- 3270 days ago -
Palaeontologists have found a four-legged ancestor of the prehistoric creatures that hails from 250 million years ago - 10 million years earlier than first thought. The large dog sized creature, which ate meat and vegetation, is thought to be a simila
We Can't Wish Away Climate Change
Science & Tech  (tags: off-beat, climate, globalwarming, Al Gore, civilization, science )

- 3274 days ago -
It would be an enormous relief if the recent attacks on the science of global warming actually indicated that we do not face an unimaginable calamity requiring large-scale, preventive measures to protect human civilization as we know it.
Sex Hormone Progesterone to Get Head Injury Trial
Science & Tech  (tags: off-beat, science, health, Clinical Trials / Drug Trials, head injurys )

- 3281 days ago -
Scientists will begin a phase III clinical trial in March and say the drug could save patients' lives and reduce damage to their brains.
Reagan's Son Discusses Limbaugh's Erectile Dysfunction and "Man-Boobs" (Seriously)
Science & Tech  (tags: odd, unusual, bizarre, off-beat, performance )

- 3557 days ago -
"Limbaugh hasn't had a natural erection since the Nixon Administration;Now, I wouldn't pick on him for any of this stuff, not his blubbiness, not his man-boobs, not his inability to have a natural erection
Celestial Clues Hint At Eclipse In Homer's Odyssey
Science & Tech  (tags: off-beat, interesting, culture, unusual, world, environment, humans, interesting, ancient, astronomy, research, interesting, study, history )

- 3889 days ago -
Among countless other debates about Homer's Odyssey,including whether or not the poem can be attributed to Homer himself,is whether Odysseus returns home to experience a total solar eclipse.But a Rockefellow Univ. scientist and a colleague from Argentina>
Britain's Last Neanderthals Were More Sophisticated Than We Thought
Science & Tech  (tags: interesting, off-beat, humans, culture, society, discovery, ancient, archaeology, investigation, science, scientists, study, tech, research, humans, interesting, environment, design, society )

- 3889 days ago -
An archaeological excavation at a site located near Pulborough,West Sussex,has thrown new light on the life of northern Europe's last Neanderthals,It provides a snapshot of a thriving,developing population-rather than communities of the verge of extinctio
Vampire Squid, Vampyroteuthis Infernalis -"Vampire Squid From Hell"
Science & Tech  (tags: unusual, off-beat, interesting, odd, bizarre, wildlife, environment, wildanimals, interesting, ancient, design, science, study, world )

- 3902 days ago -
The only known member of the Order Vampyromorphida.Named for it's blue eyes it has reddish brown skin and webbing between the arms which number 8,it also has 2 long filaments that can extend well past the body length and can retract.There are 2 fins on>>
Birds Can Tell If You Are Watching Them -- Because They Are Watching You
Science & Tech  (tags: interesting, off-beat, unusual, humans, odd, scientists, research, animals, wildlife, nature, wildlife, research, science, scientists, study, interesting )

- 3937 days ago -
In humans,the eyes are said to be the 'window to the soul',conveying much about a person's emotions and intentions.New research demonstrates for the first time that birds also respond to a human's gaze.Predators tend to look at their prey when they attack

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