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NASA Kepler telescope doubles number of known planets outside solar system – Washington Post

Washington PostTo the list of planets orbiting distant stars, add another 715. That’s the number of planets, strewn among 305 planetary systems, popping out of the observational data from NASA’s Kepler space telescope. “We’ve almost doubled today the number of planets …From Kepler Data, Astronomers Find Galaxy Filled With More but Smaller WorldsNew York TimesNASA […]

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Web Video on Television From the Founders of TiVo – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalThe lives of couch potatoes changed forever when co-founders Mike Ramsay and James Barton rolled out TiVo 15 years ago. Now the folks behind the original digital video recorder want to reinvent how we watch streaming Internet video on a television.TiVo Co-Founders Launch Qplay Streaming Device, ServiceHome Media MagazineTivo founders launch ‘Qplay,’ a […]

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Box Office Report: ‘Lego Movie’ Continues to Build on Strong Start; ‘Pompeii … – Design & Trend

Box Office Report: ‘Lego Movie‘ Continues to Build on Strong Start; ‘Pompeii …Design & TrendThe McG-directed film took home $4.01 million on Friday, and will likely earn around $12 million this weekend. Relativity Media gave the film the modest budget of around $28 million. While it hasn’t been received well, Costner’s performance has been … […]

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Box Office Report: ‘The Lego Movie’ Builds on Strong Start; ‘Winter’s Tale … – Design & Trend

Box Office Report: ‘The Lego Movie‘ Builds on Strong Start; ‘Winter’s Tale …Design & Trend“The Lego Movie,” last weekend’s big winner at the box office, ended Friday in a tie with newcomer “About Last Night,” the comedy loosely based off David Mamet’s play “Sexual Perversity in Chicago.” The animated movie is expected to overpass “About […]

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January 2014 NPD: PlayStation 4 outsells Xbox One by a nearly 2-to-1 margin – VentureBeat

VentureBeatGamers only spent $664 million on physical games at brick-and-mortar stores, which is down 21 percent from $835 million in 2013, according to industry research firm The NPD Group’s monthly report. But the comparison isn’t quite fair since The NPD Group …PlayStation 4 Beats Xbox One by 2-to-1 MarginDigital Media WireFacepunch Studios Plans to Port […]

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Sony Outsells Microsoft As PlayStation 4 Units Enjoy Double Sales Volume Of … – Design & Trend

Design & TrendJoey Chiu, 24, reacts after purchasing the first Sony Playstation 4 at a special sale event put on by Sony at the Standard Hotel in New York November 14, 2013, mere moments after his infamous Banderas.gif pose. (Photo : REUTERS/Carlo Allegri). Ever since …Sony’s PS4 Reports ‘Nearly Double’ Sales Compared with Xbox OneAuto […]

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‘Puppy Bowl X’ on Animal Planet: Preview, TV Info, & More – Hidden Remote

Hidden RemoteAlmost all major TV networks air repeats opposite the Super Bowl. There’s no really sense in competitng with the biggest show of the year. However in recent years Animal Planet has carved out their own niche on Super Bowl Sunday with the “Puppy Bowl”.Meowshon Lynch, Ferrell Owens Among Kitten Bowl, Puppy Bowl Sleeper PicksNESN.comPuppy […]

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Shark fin demand down in S’pore amid extinction threat – Channel News Asia

Channel News AsiaThe demand for shark fin soup has been declining in recent years, according to restaurants, hotels and suppliers in Singapore, while observers say that sharks could still face extinction in the next 10 years. PHOTOS; VIDEOS. A shark fin store in Hong Kong.World’s Biggest Slaughterhouse Of Endangered Shark Whales Discovered In …iScienceTimes.comSlaughterhouse Said […]

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T-Mobile adds curvy LG G Flex, Optimus F3Q slider on Feb. 5 – CNET

CNETThe carrier introduces a new keyboard-equipped Android phone, and finally shares pricing on its first bendable handset. Jessica Dolcourt. by Jessica Dolcourt January 27, 2014 9:03 AM PST Follow @jdolcourt …T-Mobile bends over backwards for LG G Flex preordersTechRadar UKT-Mobile Kicks off LG G Flex Pre-Orders; To Release Phone Ahead of Rivals …Design & TrendLG […]

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Why We’re So Loud – SI.com

SI.comWhen you bothered to think about Seattle, you probably thought about Starbucks, grunge music and endless rain. Now these Seahawks—Pete Carroll, Russell Wilson, Richard Sherman & Co.—are making up for all those times our city has been …Watch: Richard Sherman wonders if the word thug is becoming the new n-wordFlorida Times-UnionRichard Sherman’s $5 million rantCNNRichard […]

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Mic’d Up Richard Sherman Reveals That He Told Crabtree ‘Hell of a Game’ – Design & Trend

Design & TrendRichard Sherman’s post-game conversation with Michael Crabtree was released, and it suggests that he had reason to be angry at Michael Crabtree, although perhaps not a very good reason. CBS Sports reported that the original debacle dates back to the off …Justin Bieber benefits from double standard, while Richard Sherman is smeared …The […]

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Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross to score David Fincher’s ‘Gone Girl’ – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesNine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor and English musician Atticus Ross will put their knack for chilly, moody soundscapes to use once again in director David Fincher’s upcoming thriller “Gone Girl,” an adaptation of the Gillian Flynn novel about a man …Trent Reznor Sinks His Nine Inch Nails Into ‘Gone Girl’ ScoreMTV.comTrent Reznor […]

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Now microscopic robots ‘Bio-Bots’ to diagnose diseases inside Human Body – The Utah People’s Post

The Utah People’s PostThe scientists have developed a microscopic robot that can swim like a sperm inside a human body and help in sensing many diseases by exploring the body’s complex environment in a simpler way. ‘Bio-Bots’, a self-propelled microscopic biological machine …‘Bio-Bot’ Swims Like A Sperm! Self-Propelled Biological Robots Advances [Video]Design & TrendThese tiny […]

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Chimpanzees’ Use Of Hand Gestures To ‘Coordinate’ Activities An ‘Important … – International Business Times

International Business TimesAccording to new research, chimpanzees use hand gestures to collaborate on shared goals, like finding food. Reuters. Scientists have found that chimpanzees, our closest living relatives with whom we share 98 percent of our genes, are able to use hand …Chimpanzees Familiar With Hand GesturesCounsel & HealChimps use gestures to communicate and achieve […]

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Chimpanzees Use Gestures To Accomplish Specific Tasks, Study Gives Insight … – Design & Trend

Design & TrendChimpanzees have been shown to use gestures when trying to accomplish a task. (Photo : Reuters/Brazil). Researchers at Georgia State University have concluded that chimpanzees use gestures to communicate when pursuing a specific goal, according to …Chimpanzees Gesture to Accomplish Specific Tasks; Study Gives Insight to Early …University HeraldChimpanzees Can Use Hand Gestures […]

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Drake Drops ‘Trophies’ As A ‘New Year’s Eve Anthem’: Listen Now – MTV.com

MTV.comDrizzy debuts Nothing Was The Same bonus cut along with a remix of Soulja Boy’s ‘We Made It.’ By Nadeska Alexis (@neweryork). “Drake Season” is still in full effect — just ask Kanye West. As promised, Drizzy keeps the momentum rolling with an instant …Drake: ‘Trophies’ Full Song & Lyrics – LISTEN NOW!Just JaredDrake Releases […]

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Never-Seen-Before ‘Microscopically View’ Battery Electrodes Bathed in … – Design & Trend

Design & TrendResearchers have developed a new way to microscopically view battery electrodes while they are bathed in wet electrolytes, mimicking realistic conditions inside actual batteries. (Photo : Nano Letters). Researchers have developed a new way to …Researchers Find What Really Happens in a BatteryNature World NewsNew Way takes Researchers One Step Further to Discover […]

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NASA completes Christmas Eve spacewalk – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldCape Canaveral, Florida: Space station astronauts repaired a crippled cooling system during a rare Christmas Eve spacewalk on Tuesday, braving a “mini-blizzard” of noxious ammonia as they popped in a new pump. It was the second spacewalk in four days …NASA successfully completes rare Christmas eve spacewalk to save space stationnatmonitor.comAstronauts Make Rare […]

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Rarest Christmas Eve Spacewalk Successfully Completed! Now Restarted The … – Design & Trend

Design & TrendNASA astronauts repair pump in rare spacewalk. Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) spent their Christmas Eve successfully repairing a critical cooling system pump. (Photo : NASA). NASA astronauts repair pump in rare spacewalk.Astronauts complete rare Christmas Eve spacewalkWashington PostAstronauts Make Rare Christmas Eve SpacewalkWall Street JournalAstronauts repair space station pump wasPRPick.comDallas […]

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Arctic Mercury Levels Lower Than Previously Thought! Thanks To Collapse Of … – Design & Trend

Design & TrendThe most recent research suggests mercury concentration in fish is much lower than expected in much of the continental Arctic, and the Soviet Union may have something to do with it.The burbot is a non-migratory fish. The most recent research suggests …Arctic Mercury Levels Lower Than Expected Thanks To Collapse Of Soviet UnionHeadlines […]

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Amborella Genome Yields Evolutionary Insight into Flowering Plants – Guardian Express

Guardian ExpressThis is neither the website of, nor affiliated in any way with, Guardian News and Media. Amborella genome yields evolutionary insight into flowering plants. A slew of scientific papers are due for publication on the Amborella genus – a plant that is of great …The Amborella Genome and the Evolution of Flowering PlantsScience Careers […]

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Exclusive: Newly Sequenced Plant Genome Solves Darwin’s ‘Abominable … – Design & Trend

Design & TrendThe flower is the only link to the ancient flowers that covered the planet and is helping scientists understand the evolutionary processes that led to the 300,000 species of flowers that currently cover Earth. (Photo : Penn State University). The flower is the only …DNA of Oldest Flowering Plant Solves Darwin’s Evolution MysteryScience […]

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Sex, gluttony and hoarding marked evolution of flowering plants – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesNever mind the selfish gene – the cellular family history of the oldest living species of flowering plants is marked by enough sex and gluttony to earn a place in Shakespeare’s folio. The powerhouse organelles inside cells of Amborella trichopoda, a woody …The Amborella Genome and the Evolution of Flowering PlantsScience Careers BlogNew […]

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Springsteen ‘Born to Run’ Draft Sells for $197K – ABC News

ABC NewsSomeone was willing to pay big bucks for an early glimpse of what would become the Boss’ “runaway American dream.” A handwritten, working lyric sheet for Bruce Springsteen’s 1975 hit “Born to Run” sold at Sotheby’s Thursday for $197,000, well exceeding …Springsteen’s handwritten ‘Born to Run’ lyrics sell for $197KCNNBruce Springsteen’s ‘Born to Run’ […]

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Hubble finds water on 5 planets in our galactic neighborhood – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesThanks to the Hubble Space Telescope and some new imaging techniques, scientists have detected traces of water vapor on five massive planets right in our galactic backyard. But if you just thought “Life?!” think again. Despite the presence of water …5 planets most likely to be on Elon Musk’…CNETSigns of Water Found on […]