Archive for September, 2013

Number of alien planets discovered nears 1,000

September 30, 2013

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Patrick Ciriello‘s insight:

SCIENCE!

 

1000 more destinations to visit in the future šŸ™‚

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Solar activity drops to 100-year low, puzzling scientists

September 30, 2013

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But “those hoping that the sun could save us from climate change look set for disappointment”

Patrick Ciriello‘s insight:

SCIENCE!

 

The Sun is a giant fusion reactor, 93 million miles away.  We know a lot about it, and yet very little.  To hope the Sun will help us out of the predicament we’ve brought upon ourselves with greed, corruption, and fossil fuel driven progress is laughable.

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NASA has just made an incredible discovery about water on Mars

September 27, 2013

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A recent analysis of Martian surface soil samples shows that it contains about 2% water by weight. This is fantastic news for future colonists of the Red Planet.

Patrick Ciriello‘s insight:

SCIENCE!

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HistoryBuff.com — P. T. Barnum Never Did Say “There’s a Sucker Born Every Minute”

September 27, 2013

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Extensive Web site focusing primarily on how newspapers and the press covered major, and not so major, events in American history. Also information for newspaper collectors.

Patrick Ciriello‘s insight:

You just can’t make this stuff up … even though, in a sense, that’s exactly what happened.

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ArTeMiS Improves APEX Image Quality

September 25, 2013

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Engineers have successfully installed an instrument called ArTeMiS on the Atacama Pathfinder Experiment, resulting in significantly better image quality than earlier APEX images of the same region.

Patrick Ciriello‘s insight:

SCIENCE!

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The Story Behind John Lennonā€™s ā€˜Imagineā€™ [COMIC]

September 25, 2013

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Of all the songs in the world promoting peace, few will ever be accepted into the public’s hearts as readily as John Lennon’s “Imagine.” In a tribute to the song, comic artist Pablo Stanley created a lighthearted comic illustrating what would really…

Patrick Ciriello‘s insight:

I’m in … are you?

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Why You Shouldn’t Use Internet Explorer – Browsers & Service Providers

September 25, 2013

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Ask some techies which browser they use and you’ll probably get a few different answers, like Firefox or Chrome. One answer you proba…

Patrick Ciriello‘s insight:

For the security reasons alone, IE should NEVER be used unlesss it is an absolute requirement.

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Top 20 AmazingĀ ScienceĀ Facts – Listverse

September 24, 2013

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Another trivia list! This list explores a variety of fascinating scientific facts that you probably are unaware of. Science is still a very mysterious subj

Patrick Ciriello‘s insight:

SCIENCE!

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NASA Tests A Hybrid Plane That Works Like A Toyota Prius

September 24, 2013

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Engineering students from the University of Virginia into focusing their time and energy into the simulation of an environment friendly plane.

Patrick Ciriello‘s insight:

Awesome stuff!

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