Archive for February, 2014

Tiny Bike Riding Robot [video]

CoolDigitalPhotography’s Photos of the Week

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Lasting-Beauty-sSee all the pics HERE

Half Plant, Half Animal – Meet The Eastern Emerald Elysia

Elysia-chlorotica-sAccording to wikipedia –

Elysia chlorotica, common name the eastern emerald elysia, is a small-to-medium-sized species of green sea slug, a marine opisthobranch gastropod mollusc. This sea slug superficially resembles a nudibranch, yet it does not belong to that clade of gastropods. Instead it is a member of the clade Sacoglossa, the sap-sucking sea slugs. Some members of this group use chloroplasts from the algae they eat; a phenomenon known as kleptoplasty. Elysia chlorotica is one of the “solar-powered sea slugs”, utilizing solar energy via chloroplasts from its algal food.

The incorporation of chloroplasts within the cells of Elysia chlorotica allows the slug to capture energy directly from light, as most plants do, through the process known as photosynthesis.

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Woman Walks Again With 3D Printed Exoskeleton [video]

Well, Duh! Dogs Are Just Like People

dog2014-sAccording to Gizmodo –

It’s funny watching dogs do human things. It’s funny to watch them drive cars. It’s funny to watch them sit in chairs. But, seriously, new research shows that dogs actually are just like us. At least they are when it comes to processing voices and emotion—and, now, we’ve got the brain scans to prove it.

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Man Runs Loop The Loop On Foot [video]

How Artificial Snow Made [video]

Pics Of Recent UK Flooding

BuzzFeed published a few stunning photos of the flooding in England.

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US To Boost Military Morale With 3 Year Old Pizza

pizza-milAccordining to io9 –

In an effort to boost solider morale, researchers at a U.S. military lab in Massachusetts have developed a pizza that can stay on the shelf for up to three years and still remain good to eat. U.S. soldiers have been pleading with their bosses to have pizza added to their “meals ready to eat” packages, also known as MREs. These kits replaced canned food back in 1981 and are utilized in combat zones or areas where field kitchens can’t be set up. The new long-lived pizza, considered a kind of “holy grail” among food technologists, was developed by the U.S. Army’s Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center after two years of research. It can literally be left on the counter for three years, and it would still be edible.

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Athletes Of The 1st. Winter Olympics In 1924 [pics]

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Just ‘Like’ A Valentine [comic]

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How Time Management Actually Works [pic]



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