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14000 Abandoned Wind Turbines In The USA

Source: Tory Aardvark There are many hidden truths about the world of wind turbines from the pollution and environmental damage caused in China by manufacturing bird choppers, the blight on people’s lives of noise and the flicker factor and the … Continue reading

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Bilingual children switch tasks faster than speakers of a single language

Robert Bock EurekAlert Bilinguals slower to build vocabulary but better at multitasking. Children who grow up learning to speak two languages are better at switching between tasks than are children who learn to speak only one language, according to a … Continue reading

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Mystical Brain

Isabelle Raynauld National Film Board This short documentary reveals the exploratory work of a team from the University of Montreal who seek to understand the states of grace experienced by mystics and those who meditate. Filmmaker Isabelle Raynauld offers up … Continue reading

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Researchers Send ‘Wireless’ Message Using a Beam of Neutrinos

Science Daily ScienceDaily (Mar. 14, 2012) — A group of scientists led by researchers from the University of Rochester and North Carolina State University have for the first time sent a message using a beam of neutrinos — nearly massless … Continue reading

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DARPA Cheetah Sets Speed Record for Legged Robots

DARPA Tv This video shows a demonstration of the “Cheetah” robot galloping at speeds of up to 18 miles per hour (mph), setting a new land speed record for legged robots. The previous record was 13.1 mph, set in 1989. … Continue reading

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Q&A: Contribution to longevity

Question: Discuss longevity and what contributions have been made to understanding it  and the aging process. Answer:  According to Chopra (1993), flow of intelligence is in every part of nature including our bodies. This intelligence keeps us alive and as … Continue reading

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Faster than light neutrinos – Q&A

Source: Guardian Tentative new evidence suggests Einstein’s rule that nothing can travel faster than the speed of light may be wrong. What are the implications for our understanding of the world? What has been discovered? A fundamental subatomic particle, the … Continue reading

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‘Bulletproof’ skin

Source: CNN CNN’s Randi Kaye explores how “skin” made from spider silk stops bullets fired at a low speed. Comment/Thought:  Without careful ethical consideration and boundaries, the desire to supersede nature can have dangerous consequences. Could this really be considered … Continue reading

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