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11 MORE Strange and Awesome Facts About Outer Space

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11 MORE Strange and Awesome Facts About Outer Space

DailyDirt: Love Will Find A Way...

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Biology is almost never as simple as it appears, and studying how animals evolve is an endless task filled with unanswered questions. Life begets life in a multitude of ways -- sometimes with strange or unexpected results. Scientists are conducting a few unnatural breeding experiments with plants and animals that...
DailyDirt: Love Will Find A Way...

Do Car Safety Problems Come From Outer Space?

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Do Car Safety Problems Come From Outer Space?

PayPal says outer space is its next frontier

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Space tourism is expected explode in popularity over the coming years. How will space travelers pick up a drink at the space hotel bar or pay for a dune buggy ride on the moon? PayPal says it will have an answer. [Read more]...
PayPal says outer space is its next frontier

15 Essential Social Media Resources You May Have Missed

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It’s happened again. Another week, jam-packed with expert insights, has flown by. You’ve probably caught a few of the week’s essential resources, but there’s always that chance you missed something that could transform your social media or business strategy.Here at Mashable, we don’t like to take those chances, so...
15 Essential Social Media Resources You May Have Missed

3-D textured solar panels will get a test run on the ISS

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Outer space laboratory set to determine optimum configuration Georgia Tech professor W. Jud Ready's "3-D textured solar cells" were recently accepted by the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) for a test mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS), Tech News Daily reported this week. The...
3-D textured solar panels will get a test run on the ISS
Cooling panel sends excess heat back into outer space
Satellite Imagery Company Skybox Teams Up With MapBox For Analysis And Annotation Of Data

Joystiq: Your mother-in-law is going to love Angry Birds Space

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Rovio's furious fowl have fought menacing swine on traditional battlefields, foreign fronts and even through seasonal holidays -- outer space was obviously the next logical step. In case you somehow haven't heard, Angry Birds Space sees casual gaming's most perturbed feathered heroes escaping terra firma to, as always, reclaim...
Joystiq: Your mother-in-law is going to love Angry Birds Space

Robots from outer space are somehow less terrifying

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According to research conducted by the Ars Electronica Futurelab museum in Austria, people are much more receptive to the Telenoid R1 when told it's from outer space. [Read more]...
Robots from outer space are somehow less terrifying

How To Land a Plane That's Missing Half a Wing [Video]

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It's time to talk about the second letter in NASA: Aeronautics. Yes, NASA does mind-blowing things in outer space, but they also want you to get to your family reunion in one piece. NASA is making planes smarter. More »...
How To Land a Plane That's Missing Half a Wing [Video]

CO2 hit record high in 2011 - UN report

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WMO figures show levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere broke a new record last year, at 390.9 parts per millionThe amount of heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the atmosphere reached a record 390.9 parts per million (ppm) in 2011, according to a report released Tuesday by the UN's World Meteorological...
CO2 hit record high in 2011 - UN report

My Ten Favorite Tweets – Week Ending 051410

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From the home office in outer space, where I’m blogging from the space shuttle Atlantis’s final mission… #1: RT @georgedearing Pilot advertisers happy with initial results from Twitter’s new ad program // http://bit.ly/twittermarketers // #fb [ADWEEK] #2: The debate about pilot projects in social business http://bit.ly/c3EViV by @leebryant #e20 #3:...
My Ten Favorite Tweets – Week Ending 051410

Growing Around the World

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Hi, my name is Matt Sanford and I'm the lead engineer for Twitter's International team. I spend a great deal of time thinking about Twitter's users outside of the US. Twitter's first users were the early employees and their friends, largely based around our offices in San Francisco. Today we...
Growing Around the World

Some Lucky Asshole Gets to Go to Space With Leonardo DiCaprio

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Hey there, travel buddy! (Photo: Flickr, Craig Grobler) Somebody check on the president of the Leonardo DiCaprio fan club, because we’ve got some bad news. E! reports that someone–it’s not clear who–has paid $1.5 million for a ticket to outer space sitting next to Mr. DiCaprio. Can you imagine a better chance...
Some Lucky Asshole Gets to Go to Space With Leonardo DiCaprio
DARPA shows how ambitious satellite scavenger project could work
Space Shuttle Discovery retires to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

Check Out These 9 Awesome iPhone And iPad Games You've Probably Never Heard Of (AAPL)

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The App Store is full of games. Typically, you only hear about the mainstream games like Angry Birds and Cut The Rope. But there are a lot of hidden gems. Apple's App Store editors recently released a list of apps called "The Best Games You've Never Played." We took a...
Check Out These 9 Awesome iPhone And iPad Games You've Probably Never Heard Of (AAPL)
AirPlaying music and video from iPad to Raspberry Pi--it's as easy as...

Sphero And Augmented Reality: Made For Each Other

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Sphero had a big 2012, but it’s clear that 2013 will be even bigger for the company. This week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the makers of a phone-friendly robotic ball launched a handful of augmented reality games, expanding the breadth of the little sphere’s functionality....
Sphero And Augmented Reality: Made For Each Other
Bieber in space: popstar will embark on Virgin voyage

The After Math: The (homemade) hammer of Thor, Virgin space flights and an atomic movie

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Welcome to The After Math, where we attempt to summarize this week's tech news through numbers, decimal places and percentages. This week's After Math appears to have taken on a comic book theme. Want to make your own Thor hammer? How about your very own Atomic Watch -- rather than...
The After Math: The (homemade) hammer of Thor, Virgin space flights and an atomic movie

Hot New Dance Craze: The Aspy Man’s Arm Flail

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Google’s painful disconnect from the basic tenets of human behavior was on display at this week’s I/O conference. Gizmodo’s Sam Biddle illustrated his post asking whether the GOOG even gets real people with gif of Sergey Brin spazzing out on stage like he was signaling his coordinates to some mothership in outer space....
Hot New Dance Craze: The Aspy Man’s Arm Flail
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The Challenges of 'Keeping House in Outer Space': Carbon Dioxide, Temperature, and Companionship

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And what they tell us about scientific progress...
The Challenges of 'Keeping House in Outer Space': Carbon Dioxide, Temperature, and Companionship
Welcome home, Endeavor (time-lapse photography of Space Shuttle Endeavor's last journey)

Project Aether films northern lights at 100,000 feet using a GoPro camera on a balloon (video)

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Sadly we can't all be spacemen. Commercial travel beyond the atmosphere is getting closer but still priced way, way, way beyond the budgetary constraints of mere human beings. The closest many of us will get to outer space is photography and, thanks to ever-cheaper and ever-more-durable cameras, getting those...
Project Aether films northern lights at 100,000 feet using a GoPro camera on a balloon (video)

Space travel coming to an airport near you? Maybe, if Skylon keeps its cool

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Want to get from New York to Perth in under 4 hours, or maybe just head to outer space on a lark? Reaction Engines' "Skylon" mach 5 spaceplane might be your chariot -- or not. Its scheme of ingesting oxygen from the atmosphere instead of stowing it like a...
Space travel coming to an airport near you? Maybe, if Skylon keeps its cool
Caves, ships and aging gasometers: 3 unlikely homes for data centers

Some THQ assets still up for grabs after bankruptcy auction

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Yesterday's proposed sale of most of bankrupt THQ's assets has now been approved by the courts, meaning the publisher is officially history. But the final fate of some major franchises and subsidiaries is still unsettled. First of all, the developers purchased by various publishers yesterday did not necessarily come...
Some THQ assets still up for grabs after bankruptcy auction
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