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Full Neanderthal genome sequenced for the first time

Wow, the Russian Meteor Was the Biggest in a Century

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At least, that's what the early data suggests. The meteor we all saw streaking across YouTube from Russian dashboard cameras was the largest in a century, a scientist who studied the event told Nature's Geoff Brumfiel.That would make it the biggest rock to hit the Earth since 1908's Tunguska wiped...
Wow, the Russian Meteor Was the Biggest in a Century

Mammoth find raises 'clone hope'

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The discovery of well-preserved woolly mammoth remains in eastern Siberia has raised distant hopes that the animal could be cloned, say scientists....
Mammoth find raises 'clone hope'
Great Arctic Cyclone of 2012 really was impressive

Woolly mammoths resurfacing in Siberia

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Woolly mammoths resurfacing in Siberia
Scientists poke frozen mammoth, liquid blood squirts out

Lot18 Co-Founder Philip James Departs And Heads On A 2 Month Bike Ride Across Siberia

www.businessinsider.com
Last summer, Kevin Fortuna left the wine sale startup, Lot18, that he and Philip James started. Today, Philip James announced his departure from the company as well. For the past few months, James has been helping Lot18's new CEO, Jay Sung, get up and running. The pair have made a...
Lot18 Co-Founder Philip James Departs And Heads On A 2 Month Bike Ride Across Siberia
Russian meteor was the biggest in over 100 years, says NASA

Five great indie games for a long weekend

www.guardian.co.uk
Want something different to play over the next four days? Here's a selection of interesting independent titles that are all safe for family consumptionAmid all your other thoughts during the Easter Weekend you may at some point come to the conclusion that you have a house full of family members...
Five great indie games for a long weekend

7 Incredible Meteorite Strikes Before Chelyabinsk

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And they are far from alone. Thousands of tons of stuff falls from space every year. Here, a handful of the hottest rocks ever seen. Last week a fallen space rock caused all sorts of chaos in Chelyabinsk, Russia. Its supersonic shock wave smashed buildings, injured about 1,000 citizens,...
7 Incredible Meteorite Strikes Before Chelyabinsk
Russia declassifies Siberian impact crater containing 'trillions of carats' of diamonds

Dolphin Mobile Browser Adds Voice Control for iOS: Party Trick or Value Add?

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If a mobile browser adds voice navigation, and no one is around to talk to it, does it make a dent in the marketplace? Dolphin, the Sequoia Capital funded iOS and Android browser known previously for its gesture based navigation, has integrated Nuance speech recognition technology, the engine behind Apple’s...
Dolphin Mobile Browser Adds Voice Control for iOS: Party Trick or Value Add?

Congress to hold hearings about killer asteroids

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All it took was an unexpected meteorite exploding in western Siberia along with a record close flyby another to concentrate Washington's attention on something other than political bloodsport. [Read more]...
Congress to hold hearings about killer asteroids

DNA Reveals New Hominid Ancestor

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DNA evidence suggests that Siberia may have been home to a third line of hominids, not just humans and Neanderthals....
DNA Reveals New Hominid Ancestor

caro: Passed along to me by a friend, whom I believe found it...

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caro: Passed along to me by a friend, whom I believe found it on Reddit: "A 1927 Paramount Studio Map of southern California suggesting locations where movies could be shot, instead of going to the actual places." Worth noting: Sherwood Forest, Kentucky, Siberia. I like that there's a Wales too....
caro: Passed along to me by a friend, whom I believe found it...
Nokia Maps for iOS: Why Is Something So Good So Ugly?
Cosmic forensics: signs of a Tunguska meteorite?

Entire Neanderthal Genome Mapped For The First Time

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Do we need to reconsider that "N" in DNA? For the very first time scientists have sequenced the entire genome of a Neanderthal, by extracting a tiny sliver of bone from a toe bone that was found in Siberia in 2010 and applying DNA sequencing processes. Earlier Neanderthal DNA...
Entire Neanderthal Genome Mapped For The First Time

Paramount Studio Location Map

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Flickr user Ambrosia Voyeur found a fascinating map published in 1927 that Hollywood studios used to find relatively nearby locations to film far-away places. As you can see, certain spots in California were considered good for filming places like Siberia, Sherwood Forest, the Sahara Desert, and other movie settings....
Paramount Studio Location Map
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