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Colorado wildfire: High Park Fire near Fort Collins devours 37,000 acres - The Denver Post
The High Park Fire in Larimer County has burned almost 37,000 acres - and damaged or destroyed more than 100 structures. Roughly 400 firefighters are battling the blaze today. There is no containment of the fire, which is burning in the mountains about 15 miles west of Fort Collins.
Welcome to the Webby Awards
"The index of success in the global new media scene." The Los Angeles Times Always on the run? No worries! Visit the iTunes store and download the free Webby Awards app to watch the show and highlights from your iPhone or iPad.
E-mail Marketing - Witty e-mails spice up the inbox - Internet Retailer
One Click Ventures capitalizes on obscure holidays to connect with consumers. On April Fools' Day 2011, e-mail subscribers to Sunglass Warehouse received this e-mail message: Sunglasses darken your day-moonglasses brighten your night! Only $12.95! Clicking through from the joke e-mail took subscribers to the web site, which was having a 15%-off site-wide sale.
3-day Estimated Planetary Kp-index Monitor
Development and negotiations are in progress to add Jeju, Korea (Korea Communications Commission); Canberra, Australia (Geoscience Australia); Ottawa and Meanook, Canada (Geological Survey of Canada). Kp-indices of 5 or greater indicate storm-level geomagnetic activity. Geomagnetic storms have been associated with satellite surface charging and increased atmospheric drag.
'Meteorite' prompts police calls
3 March 2012 Last updated at 19:20 ET Police forces say have they received a number of calls reporting what is believed to have been a meteorite. Reports of a "bright light" and an "orange glow" came in across the north of England and Scotland at about 21:40 GMT amid fears a plane had crashed.
NASA - NASA Spacecraft Reveals Recent Geological Activity on the Moon
NASA Spacecraft Reveals Recent Geological Activity on the Moon New images from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft show the moon's crust is being stretched, forming minute valleys in a few small areas on the lunar surface.
Up All Night
Mark Chapman debates the latest football news with Ian McGarry and Jason Roberts. 1. The Oxford English Dictionary. (Chosen by Anita Sethi, 27/04/09). 2. The Complete Works of William Shakespeare. (By popular demand, 11/05/09). 3. Borstal Boy by Brendan Behan. (Coreena in Essex, 25/05/09). 4.
Nature News Blog: Kilogram conundrum on the road to resolution
Posted on behalf of Hannah Hoag. A long standing effort to redefine the kilogram could be but a day's drive away from its goal, researchers attending the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science say.
Google+: real life sharing, rethought for the web.
Sign in with your Google Account. An easy way to share some things with college buddies, others with your parents, and almost nothing with your boss. Just like in real life. Conversations are better face-to-face. Join a video hangout from your computer or mobile phone to catch up, watch YouTube videos together, or swap stories with up to 9 of your friends at once.
PhysOrg Mobile: Rare Earth element tellurium detected for the first time in ancient stars
An image of an ultra pure tellurium crystal.Nearly 13.7 billion years ago, the universe was made of only hydrogen, helium and traces of lithium - byproducts of the Big Bang. Some 300 million years later, the very first stars emerged, creating additional chemical elements throughout the universe.
PhysOrg Mobile: Physicists discover evidence of rare hypernucleus, a component of strange matter
A view of one of the three events found by FINUDA: a schematic frontal view of the apparatus is shown, and the two blue lines represent the two 'pi' mesons moving along opposite bent trajectories in the magnetic field of the apparatus.
Mike Brown's Google Profile
Mike Brown is known to some as the Richard and Barbara Professor of Planetary Astronomy at Caltech, to others as @plutokiller, and to one as simply Dad.
Edible Balloon Dessert Comes with a Side of Helium : Discovery Channel
From hamburgers made with liquid nitrogen to a six-foot stormtrooper cake, there's a lot of bizarre foot out there. With the arrival of the edible balloon, things just got a little bit stranger. The helium-filled dessert is served at Chicago restaurant Alinea. The balloon is green apple flavored and can be eaten two ways.
Discovery_News (@Discovery_News on Twitter) was nominated for a Shorty Award
Lori Cuthbert I nominate @Discovery_News for a Shorty Award in #science because you just can't make that stuff up. Amanda Onion I nominate @Discovery_News for a Shorty Award in #science can't get this news anywhere else! Alyssa Danigelis We can do better than 16 votes!
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Shark Eats Shark: Australian Researchers Capture Shark Feast Off Great Barrier Reef (PHOTO)
No species seems to be off limits when it comes to sharks and their prey. If that's a tough concept to digest, look no further to this incredible image of a shark devouring another shark. The breathtaking photo captures an opportunistic tasseled wobbegong (Eucrossorhinus dasypogon) munching on a brown-banded bamboo shark (Chiloscyllium punctatum), notes the journal Coral Reef.
Here is a video of a hissing cockroach giving birth - Boing Boing
By Maggie Koerth-Baker at 11:11 am Wednesday, Feb 15 Interesting tidbit for those of you too horrified to watch: Hissing cockroaches apparently give birth upside down with their lady parts up in the air. Another thing I learned: Animals giving birth is apparently a fairly popular YouTube genre.
“Dissuading Teachers From Teaching Science”: The Leak of Alleged Heartland Institute Documents
"Dissuading Teachers From Teaching Science": The Leak of Alleged Heartland Institute Documents By Chris Mooney | Wednesday, February 15th, 2012 The web is aflutter today about allegedly leaked documents from the Heartland Institute, a global warming skeptic think tank.
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