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NASA: 4-Billion-Year-Old Antarctica Meteorite Points Directly to Biology and Life on Mars

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NASA: 4-Billion-Year-Old Antarctica Meteorite Points Directly to Biology and Life on Mars

Extreme Weirdness: Antarctica’s “Blood Falls”

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Extreme Weirdness: Antarctica’s “Blood Falls”

Mobile, Adele, Halo, Will Smith, Porsche, Target, more on this week’s top 20 growing Facebook pages

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Facebook for Every Phone once again topped our list of growing Facebook pages, reaching almost 3 million new Likes this week. There were several musicians, movies, games, sports, and brand pages that also made the list. Pages on our list this week grew from between 326,100 to 2.9 million...
Mobile, Adele, Halo, Will Smith, Porsche, Target, more on this week’s top 20 growing Facebook pages

Land Unseen: What's Beneath Antarctica's Ice?

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Land Unseen: What's Beneath Antarctica's Ice?

This 1-Minute Video of the Earth's Rising Temperatures Will Keep You Up at Night

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2012 was not the hottest year on record, but the direction we're heading is pretty clearly a bad one. Whew! We did it! We didn't have another warmest-year-on-record! Just kidding. 2012 might not have been the warmest year on record (in fact it was the ninth) but that is no...
This 1-Minute Video of the Earth's Rising Temperatures Will Keep You Up at Night

Google Street View shows Antarctic World Heritage locations

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Google has expanded its World Wonders Project to include various locations in Antarctica. Powered by Street View, the number of locations viewable on the continent has increased to include panoramic shots of iconic and important places, including both internal and external shots of Shackleton's Hut, Scott's Hut, and the Ceremonial...
Google Street View shows Antarctic World Heritage locations

Hey Bike Owners: Splinster Can Make You Up To $100 A Week

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It’s been about a month and a half since peer-to-peer bike rental service Spinlister launched in San Francisco and New York. Since then, the New York-based startup has been busy trying to attract bike owners to list their bikes and improve its inventory, while also trying to improve the overall...
Hey Bike Owners: Splinster Can Make You Up To $100 A Week

Dropbox announces first international office in Ireland to offer increased support, more languages

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Dropbox is following up its recent milestone of 100 million registered users with an announcement that it is to open an office in Ireland, which will become its first ever presence outside of the US. The storage service is setting up shop in Dublin — also home to Google, Facebook...
Dropbox announces first international office in Ireland to offer increased support, more languages

☼There is a five-story, blood-red waterfall pouring slowly from the Taylor Glacier in Antarctica's McMurdo Dry Valley. http://j.mp/9m5DS6

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☼There is a five-story, blood-red waterfall pouring slowly from the Taylor Glacier in Antarctica's McMurdo Dry Valley. http://j.mp/9m5DS6

NASA: 4-Billion-Year-Old Antarctica Meteorite Points Directly to Biology and Life on Mars

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NASA: 4-Billion-Year-Old Antarctica Meteorite Points Directly to Biology and Life on Mars

This iPhone App Turns The World Into A Real-Life Treasure Hunt

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All I've ever wanted is to be Indiana Jones, so when I heard about geocaching it caught my attention. Geocaching is an activity that makes use of a GPS device to find containers hidden outdoors. It's a real-life treasure hunt without being chased and shot at. There are over 1...
This iPhone App Turns The World Into A Real-Life Treasure Hunt

We Finally Reached That 20 Million Year Old Lake Beneath Antarctica [Vostok]

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After 20 years of drilling, Russian scientists have finally punched a hole in the bottom of the planet to reach the ancient lake 13,000 feet beneath Antarctica. So what now? More »...
We Finally Reached That 20 Million Year Old Lake Beneath Antarctica [Vostok]

Two huge icebergs let loose off Antarctica's coast

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Two huge icebergs let loose off Antarctica's coast

Alt-week 6.8.13: the Tetris printer, micro-vacuums and naked Antarctica

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Alt-week takes a look at the best science and alternative tech stories from the last seven days. Printing can take many forms these days, it seems. It's a term we see pulled in another direction this week, but one we think you'll enjoy. Want something a little more tangible? How...
Alt-week 6.8.13: the Tetris printer, micro-vacuums and naked Antarctica
Mars 'door handle' is likely just eroded rock, scientist says

☼There is a five-story, blood-red waterfall pouring slowly from the Taylor Glacier in Antarctica's McMurdo Dry Valley. http://j.mp/9m5DS6

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☼There is a five-story, blood-red waterfall pouring slowly from the Taylor Glacier in Antarctica's McMurdo Dry Valley. http://j.mp/9m5DS6

☼There is a five-story, blood-red waterfall pouring slowly from the Taylor Glacier in Antarctica's McMurdo Dry Valley. http://j.mp/9m5DS6

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☼There is a five-story, blood-red waterfall pouring slowly from the Taylor Glacier in Antarctica's McMurdo Dry Valley. http://j.mp/9m5DS6

Google Street View arrives in Ukraine, just in time for the Euro 2012 football championships

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Just in time for the Euro 2012 championships this summer, Google has opened up Street View to Ukraine, letting visitors to one of football’s most prestigious football tournaments see where they’re going before they arrive. Kicking off on June 8 and lasting for almost four weeks, the four-yearly tournament is...
Google Street View arrives in Ukraine, just in time for the Euro 2012 football championships

Science 'javelins' spear big glacier

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UK researchers develop an air-dropped projectile to put instruments in some of the most inaccessible places in Antarctica....
Science 'javelins' spear big glacier

Google Brings Antarctica to Warmth of Your Home or Office

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Panoramic images from Google/University of Minnesota highlight Shackleton's hut and other historic and educational sites on Antarctica....
Google Brings Antarctica to Warmth of Your Home or Office
New report recommends NASA rethink how it avoids contaminating other worlds

The Earth From Space: The Southern Lights Over Antarctica and Australia

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The Earth From Space: The Southern Lights Over Antarctica and Australia
Researchers may have found the first signs of life beneath Antarctica's ice
Antarctica's exit glaciers: The drunk drivers of climate change

Cloud bacteria brings May showers

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Recent evidence suggests that bacteria in clouds may have evolved the ability to make it rain as a way of dispersing themselves around the globe. The theory-called bioprecipitation-was pioneered by David Sands, a plant pathologist at Montana State University, in the 1980s. But little information existed on how the rainmaking...
Cloud bacteria brings May showers

Google Maps visits Antarctica's snowy landscape

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Complete with 360-degree panoramic views of glaciers, penguins, and exploration outposts, Google's Street View brings the South Pole to armchair explorers. [Read more]...
Google Maps visits Antarctica's snowy landscape

Mozilla's First State of the Internet Report: Firefox's Worldwide Market Share Near 30%

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Mozilla, the non-profit organization behind the popular Firefox browser, just published its first quarterly State of the Internet report. With over 350 million users worldwide, Mozilla collects a lot of interesting data and the organization decided to start sharing more of this data in these quarterly reports. Firefox's worldwide market...
Mozilla's First State of the Internet Report: Firefox's Worldwide Market Share Near 30%

Cell system used in Antarctica may help to cover the Plains

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Rural residents in North America may soon get a shot at better cellular coverage with an open-source technology being used in Antarctica, Mexico and Papua, Indonesia....
Cell system used in Antarctica may help to cover the Plains

Russian scientists about to enter Antarctica’s largest subglacial lake

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We’ve all heard the expression that space is the final frontier. But for scientists who have been drilling for 20 years to get through to a vast, untouched lake buried under Antarctic ice, there’s still new places to explore right here on Earth. And soon that lake, having been trapped...
Russian scientists about to enter Antarctica’s largest subglacial lake

☼There is a five-story, blood-red waterfall pouring slowly from the Taylor Glacier in Antarctica's McMurdo Dry Valley. http://j.mp/9m5DS6

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☼There is a five-story, blood-red waterfall pouring slowly from the Taylor Glacier in Antarctica's McMurdo Dry Valley. http://j.mp/9m5DS6
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