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NASA’s New Horizons mission is returning to normal science operations after a July 4 anomaly and remains on track for its July 14 flyby of Pluto.
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Open access is the only viable future.
 
Colombian student Diego Gomez faces up to eight years in prison and crippling fines for sharing research online.

Help us inform the world about the injustices that turned him into a criminal and show your support for advancing open access policies worldwide. #standwithdiego
"Access to knowledge is a global right." These are the words of student Diego Gomez, who is on trial in Colombia today, facing eight years in prison for posting a scientific paper online to share with his colleagues. Diego's plight highlights three important issues:
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Nowhere gets you closer to the Romans on Hadrian's Wall than the fort and settlement of Vindolanda, the extraordinary hoard of personal artefacts gives you a unique insight into the lives of people living here 2000 years ago. The latest addition to the collection of artefacts from the current ...
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Why I play on a console.
 
PC vs CONSOLE gamers. See the difference?
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It's been my experience that these two value judgements are accurate when console gamers play PC games. 
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My first reaction to hearing about #Disney making a #Darwin movie was "Great! Disney is finally turning to science and topics that matter!" But then the realization dawned of all the horrible, cheesy, cliché ways that it could go wrong, because Disney!
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I don't really like anything about Disney, not my cup of tea. But if it exposes children to science and historical figures, it's better than no exposure at all. And perhaps they will develop an interest and decide to read more about it.
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This single mom developed the field of Mexican archaeology, while fiercely protecting it from the sleazy and opportunistic.
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A juvenile Black Racer snake just outside our door. It will turn black when it grows up. #snake   #Florida   #nature  
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capital punishment, as it is currently practiced, violates the Constitution
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Well done, UK. Can we do the same in the US now?
The website is http://www.stoponlineabuse.org.uk/
The new website, launched by the UK government provides advice and support for women and LGBT online abuse victims.
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Therian Saga
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Therian Saga is an open world sandbox-style role playing game for the PC and Mac

Russell Brand and the GQ awards: 'It's amazing how absurd it seems'
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The comedian on his evening at the GQ awards, from which he was ejected after cracking a joke about sponsor Hugo Boss

School Is a Prison — And Damaging Our Kids
www.alternet.org

Longer school years aren't the answer. The problem is school itself. Compulsory teach-and-test simply doesn't work.

These eBook Errors Must Please Lord George R.R. Martin | Tor.com
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Ebook errors place George R.R. Martin's name within book text to hilarious results.

Amazon Now Offering Users Discounted Or Free Digital Versions Of Print B...
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Amazon announced a new program today called Kindle MatchBook, which offers digital versions of print books purchased through its online book

Women and yogurt: what's the connection?
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Dean Burnett:Advertisers would have us believe that only women eat yogurt. Is this true? If so, what's the science behind this gender bias?

Grab Five Years of Stories Before Labor Day! | Tor.com
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The free download of Tor.com's FIVE YEARS OF STORIES will go offline after Labor Day. Download it while you can!

JaxLibrary
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Using JPL Mobile, search for books, DVDs, audiobooks, CDs and more. Place holds, check due dates and renew items. Find out what’s happening

Ender's Game author Orson Scott Card issues plea for tolerance of his in...
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When will this persecution based solely on a sexual orientation and his virulent hatred of it end?

Archaeology's Dirty Little Secrets
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Archaeology's Dirty Little Secrets is a free online class taught by Susan E. Alcock of Brown University

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal
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News: June 06, 2013. WOOH. Technically, there are some glitches in the early archives, so I don't actually know which comic this is. BUT, th

Dexter the Cat Throws a Mouse
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How's this for a unique pet photograph? Angelo DeSantis of Berkeley, CA was photographing his cat Dexter with a Canon 5D Mark II when he sna

Google Politics & Elections
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Google Politics & Elections. Your elections hub to study, watch, discuss, participate in and make your impact on the digital campaign trail.

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Nick Name. Your Google+ ID. Note's Your username; Could be at least 3 characters to at most 25 characters, Should not contain numbers or

How to Hatch a Dinosaur | Wired Magazine | Wired.com
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Scientists know how to turn a chicken into a dinosaur. What could possibly go wrong?

Shakes & Fidget - The Game App
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Shakes & Fidget - The Game is a satire on role-playing games and a role-playing game at the same time. That sounds crazy, which is exact

Why does a Southern Drawl Sound Uneducated to Some? | Guest Blog, Scient...
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Studies have shown that whether you are from the North or South, a Southern twang pegs the speaker as comparatively dimwitted, but also like

Dolphin Browser™ HD
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Powerful, Fast & Elegant web browser for Android 2.0.1+.Browsing made wonderful. Smart Phone, Clever Browsing! Dolphin Browser HD, prese