Tuesday, June 27, 2006

Three New Lemurs Discovered

Three new species of lemur in the African island nation of Madagascar have been discovered. All three are mouse lemurs and are as tiny as their name implies. The palm-size creatures are primates-the group that includes apes and humans.

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Monday, June 26, 2006

Cat in a Bottle

What will they think of next?!

Check out the video on YouTube of a Cat in a Bottle.

Friday, June 23, 2006

Naming Pluto's Moons

The International Astronomical Union (IAU) has officially named Pluto's two newly discovered small moons Nix and Hydra.

Read more at Sky and Telescope.

Monday, June 19, 2006

Robot Bias?

Check out the Brewster Rockit comic for June 17, 2006.

Which would you choose?

Cat chases bear up a tree...

Don't mess with a cat's territory. Even if it is a bear!

Read more about "Jack the cat chases black bear up tree"


A great juggling video showcasing the creative and artistic side of the sport.

Thursday, June 15, 2006

TWINKIE Experiments

Scientific experiments on the famous Twinkie.

The T.W.I.N.K.I.E.S. Project.

Tuesday, June 13, 2006

Stephen Hawking to write children's book

Physicist Stephen Hawking is to write a science book for children which will be "a bit like Harry Potter", but without the magic and with significantly more quantum mechanics.

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Video of Meteoroid Hitting the Moon

Astronomers at Marshall Space Flight Center were able to catch video of a meteoroid impact using a 10-inch telescope. The impact occured May 2, 2006.

View the Meteoroid Video.

Trunk Monkey

Oh yes, another set of funny videos. These are actually commericals for the Suburban Auto Group. They are absolutely hysterical.

Visit Trunkmonkey for fun and laughs.

Top 10 Emerging Environmental Technologies

Ideas that could help us achieve sustainable living on this planet.

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Friday, June 09, 2006

Squirrel in a Sweater?!

Okay so its Friday afternoon and I am ready for the weekend. I came across this picture on Cute Overload and could not resist posting.

Oh yes, your eyes are not deceiving you. Yes, someone really KNITTED a sweater for a squirrel!

Astronomers Find Nearby Galactic Highway

Astronomers have discovered a long, slender stream of ancient stars racing across the northern sky. The stream is about 30,000 light-years from Earth and flowing high over the Milky Way at some 230 kilometers per second, or more than half a million miles per hour.

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Corkscrew Asteroid

"...Asteroid 2003 YN107 is looping around our planet once a year. Measuring only 20 meters across, the asteroid is too small to see with the unaided eye—but it is there. "

Read more about the Corkscrew Asteroid.

Thursday, June 08, 2006

Fun with bubble wrap...

Okay so not the most productive thing to do on the internet, but it sure is fun!

Check out Bubble Wrap.

Historic Yerkes Observatory Sold to become a Luxury Spa

Historic Yerkes Observatory, home of the largest refracting telescope, where hundreds of important astronomical discoveries were made in the 20th century, has been sold by the U. of Chicago to a NY developer to build luxury homes and a spa...

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Wednesday, June 07, 2006

TiVo Launches TiVoCast - Download Your TV Shows

TiVo unveiled on Wednesday broadband video downloads, marking the latest move by the digital video recorder company to expand its Internet-related services.

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Mysterious carbon excess found in infant solar system

Astronomers detected unusually high quantities of carbon, the basis of all terrestrial life, in an infant solar system around nearby star Beta Pictoris, 63 light-years away.

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Monday, June 05, 2006

How to eat healthy on a low budget

Change the way you eat.

If you are looking for healthy food on a small budget, then fruits and vegetables and other whole foods are the way to go. They are the basic building blocks of a nutritious diet, and they are much cheaper than processed foods.

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Amazing Pictures of Storms!

Enjoy some stunning pictures of storms :)

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Amusing Monday Videos

Here are some funny videos that friends sent me today:

The Extreme Diet Coke and Mentos Experiments

Bjork Street Fighter