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  • NASA catches a glimpse of Saturn birthing a new moon

    For the first and perhaps the last time ever, NASA's Cassini spacecraft, whose mission is to orbit Saturn, has captured a new moon emerge from the Jovian planet's rings. As you might know, the birth of ...

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  • Geologic Wonder: See the Grand Canyon from Space

    Helicopter tours of the Grand Canyon can provide a bird's-eye view of the iconic landmark. But that's nothing compared to what astronauts see as they zip over northern Arizona in the International Space Station. In a new image taken from orbit, the Grand Canyon is visible slicing through the Kaibab…

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  • Comparison Of The Best Travel Credit Cards of 2014

    If you travel frequently, an airline or travel credit card can help save you money. We've researched the best travel credit cards to help you travel.

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  • French parliament bans cultivation of GM maize

    PARIS (Reuters) - France's lower house of parliament adopted a law on Tuesday prohibiting the cultivation of any variety of genetically modified maize, saying it posed a risk to the environment. France adopted a decree last month to halt the planting of Monsanto's insect-resistant MON810 maize, the…

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    Land Rover Discovery Vision concept (16 photos)

    Unveiled on the deck of the USS Intrepid in New York, the Land Rover Discovery Vision concept offers a preview of where Land Rover will expand its family of SUVs in the years to come. Sleek almost to the point of simple on the outside, the Discovery Vision concept brims with out-there tech ideas,…

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  • Infosys says staff exodus a worry after fourth quarter profits beat estimates

    By Soham Chatterjee and Nivedita Bhattacharjee BANGALORE/MUMBAI (Reuters) - Staff left India's second largest IT services exporter Infosys Ltd at an unprecedented pace in the last quarter, worrying its management and raising investors' concerns about its ability to win lucrative contracts even as…

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  • Hundreds of earthquakes strike central Idaho, rattling nerves

    By Laura Zuckerman SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) - Hundreds of low-level and medium-sized earthquakes have struck central Idaho since last month, puzzling geologists who wonder whether the ruptures portend a much larger temblor to come or are merely the rumblings of a seismic fault previously thought to…

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  • M.I.T.’s Alex Pentland: Measuring Idea Flows to Accelerate Innovation

    Alex Pentland says data, sensors and smartphones are opening the door to what he calls “social physics.” It is the subject of his new book, about the implications of being able to monitor and measure the ...

    The New York Times
  • Land Rover Discovery Concept Solves First-World Problems With Lasers, Cameras, And Tweed

    This Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept has lasers for eyes and it can be driven by smartphone. The Discovery Vision concept drops a truckload of technology into the Land Rover name, just as the company starts to split its Range Rover and Land Rover lineups into distinct families of vehicles. The…

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  • Anti-Aging Creams of 2014

    The retinol cream that stands the test of time. Discover why dermatologists recommend this wrinkle product more than cosmetic injections.

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  • Google to acquire drone-maker Titan Aerospace

    Titan's solar-powered drones will help Google collect aerial images.

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  • The Next Chapter In The Cloud Brokerage Story - CME Tech Used To Launch An Exchange

    Whenever an item becomes commonplace (some might use the word "commoditized") we see marketplaces and brokerages rise up to make money from this commoditization. Cloud computing is an area in which brokerages have been long talked about (ever since vendor Enomaly launched its ultimately ill-fated,…

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  • There Will Be a Blood Moon Out Tomorrow Morning

    Moon watchers and night owls have a treat coming in the early hours of tomorrow: a blood moon!

    The Atlantic Wire
  • 'Civilization: Beyond Earth' looks to the future

    Sid Meier, creator of the long-running "Civilization" series and its space-faring spin-off "Alpha Centauri," returns with "Civilization: Beyond Earth."

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  • Unhappy Workers Name Their Biggest Complaints

    The study revealed a number of reasons why employees are contemplating finding something better. In addition, 16 percent feel they don't have the right skills or education to move on.

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    Did You Miss The Blood Moon? Here Is The Only GIF You Need To See!

    Those who stayed up into early Tuesday morning saw something strange in the sky. Instead of the familiar black-and-white moon, there was a red sphere that had a haunting quality to it. Thankfully we were expecting it, due to all the press leading up to this so-called blood moon , which happens…

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  • Virginia Mortgage Rates as Low as 2.78% APR

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  • Dwarf Planet Discovery Could Help Show Life's Spread Through Solar System

    On March 26, researchers announced the discovery of 2012 VP133, an estimated 280-mile wide (450-kilometer) object that lies just beyond the Kuiper Belt of icy objects that swarm outside of Neptune's orbit. The new object is nicknamed "Biden" after the vice-president of the United States, because…

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  • Elusive 'Exotic Hadron' Particles Confirmed

    The existence of exotic hadrons — a type of matter that doesn't fit within the traditional model of particle physics — has now been confirmed, scientists say. Researchers working on the Large Hadron Collider beauty (LHCb) collaboration at CERN (the European Organization for Nuclear Research) in…

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  • It only took 35 years for flesh-eating bacteria to become an infectious terror

    All it took for flesh-eating bacteria to go from harmless organisms to gruesome infectious pathogens was four mutations and about 35 years. Despite its name, flesh-eating bacteria — a type of streptococcus — doesn't consume flesh. "One of the major proteins is an active ingredient in Adolph's meat…

    The Verge
  • Tiny Minnesota museum's canoe a 1,000-year-old historic find

    For 46 years, a canoe thought to date to the 1700s sat in the back of a display case as a minor exhibit at a small museum run by a volunteer historical group in Minnesota. But this week, archaeologists who conducted radio carbon tests on the canoe said it was crafted almost 1,000 years ago, making…

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  • Joseph Kennedy III Blasts GOP Efforts To Advance 'Selective Science'

    Rep. Joe Kennedy (D-Mass.) denounced House GOP efforts to advance “selective science” in an interview with The Boston Globe on Monday, in which he targeted a recent Republican proposal to slash millions of dollars in federal funding for social science research and control which projects get funded.…

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  • Japanese whaling group intends to resume its hunts

    The group that conducts Japan's whaling says it expects to resume scientific whaling in the Antarctic after this year's hunt was canceled following an order by an international court. Last month's judgment by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ordered a halt to Japan's decades-old program of…

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  • New Site Grants Access to Anyone's Public Record

    Did you know that your record in online and anyone can see it? Search through millions of public records and see what you can find.

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