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What Do People In Iran Think About Global Warming? [Infographic]

When the U.S. economy began to plunge in 2008, so did Americans’ belief in climate change–opinion polls showed that the percentage of Americans who thought the climate was changing dropped 14 points, from 71 to 57, ...
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NASA Considers Tugging An Asteroid Into Orbit Around The Moon

NASA’s (and President Obama’s) vision for sending a manned space mission to a distant asteroid by the 2020s doesn’t seem to be gaining much steam, but a conceptual mission under development by the Keck Institute for Space...
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CES 2013: 4K Is This Year’s Most Amazing Tech, And It’s Completely Impractical

A German guy just came around with a cameraman, asking people in the press room what their favorite thing at CES has been this year. (He did not ask me. I was shooting eye-daggers at him.) Two guys at my table were asked, and b...
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FYI: Could You Survive A Flight Strapped To The Wing Of A Plane?

A python clinging to the wing of a commercial plane, which soared 30,000 feet in the air, died last week. The brave little guy held on from northern Australia to Papua New Guinea, but was apparently dead on arrival. Sad, but it...
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Skateboard Scraps Put the Party In Party Wall

Each year, New York’s Museum of Modern Art and its contemporary art affiliate MoMA PS1 select an emerging architect to design a temporary, environmentally minded outdoor installation for MoMA PS1. Designs for the Young Ar...
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The Most Amazing Photos Of Flowers You’ve Ever Seen

Flowers aren’t everyone’s cup of tea, but the latest project from minimalist filmmaker and photographer Andrew Zuckerman could make even the biggest skeptic fall in love with blooms. His book of photography, Flower,...
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Google Taps ‘Citizen Cartographers’ To Map North Korea

You can now see North Korea without ever leaving your living room. New data added to Google Maps has made it possible to virtually explore this notoriously isolated country. Until recently, most of North Korea had largely appea...
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How Two Makers Built A Customizable New Prosthetic Hand For $150 And Changed A Boy’s Life

With 10,000 miles separating them, two makers designed and built a customizable 3-D-printed prosthetic hand for a 5-year old boy named Liam in South Africa for $150 in parts. No power necessary. The idea for Liam’s hand s...
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Your Vacation Photos Could Help Researchers Track Whale Sharks

Conservationists can track an endangered species by photographing them, but why do that when there are endless animal images already floating around the web? For example: It’s unclear exactly how rare the whale shark is i...
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