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Why Liberals Don’t Grasp the Conservative War on Science

As I’ve been skimming my way around the Internets today, I came across an article on Nature’s news blog, “Legislation Seeks to Restrict NSF’s Social Science Programmes.” Once again, conservative US legislators are cutting science funding. No surprise there, right? … Continue reading

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Hey Iowans! Fracking will impact you, too!

In case you thought fracking was just an issue in far-off North Dakota, Oklahoma and Pennsylvania, guess again; your beautiful bluffs along the Mississippi are about to be blasted to get at the fine-grained silica sand needed by the frackmonster … Continue reading

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First satellite powered by a smart phone is set to launch into space : TreeHugger

First satellite powered by a smart phone is set to launch into space : TreeHugger. Eventually, I will have a few comments on Republican vote-rigging, gun control, the State of the Union address and responses, etc., but for now please … Continue reading

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One Google query = one Apollo program’s worth of computing – Boing Boing

One Google query = one Apollo program’s worth of computing – Boing Boing. Damn….so why aren’t we…oh wait, we *are* doing amazing things now.

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VIDEO of Curiosity’s descent… from the rover cam itself! | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine

VIDEO of Curiosity’s descent… from the rover cam itself! | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine. Wanna see what it looks like to touch down on Mars? Here ya go… I think it’s awesome (such an eighties kid!) that we are … Continue reading

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Emma and her Magic Arms

This is awesome News, Videos, Reviews and Gossip – io9. You must watch the video embedded at IO9. From the article: Meet Emma. She’s two years old and suffers from arthrogryposis multiplex congenita, a rare disorder that makes moving her arms … Continue reading

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Curiosity lands tonight!

Fraser Cain – Google+ – me is hanging out with 8 people right now in a live Hangout…. That’s a screwed up headline…but the Curiosity rover is landing on Mars tonight! This is the largest rover we’ve ever landed on … Continue reading

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SLOOH SpaceCamera – Live Event

SLOOH SpaceCamera – Live Event. Eclipse livestream!

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Cameron Dive First Attempt in Over 50 Years – YouTube

This is happening right now. Science is totally awesome! Cameron Dive First Attempt in Over 50 Years – YouTube.

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The Right-Wing Plot to Undermine Science in Public Schools | Education | AlterNet

The Right-Wing Plot to Undermine Science in Public Schools | Education | AlterNet. This is a surprise to no one who has ever been a right-winger. Science and truth undermine things like laissez-faire capitalism and fundy gods. Right-wing resistance to … Continue reading

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