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http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/22/science/randall-munroe-xkcd-science-textbook.html?_r=0

Randall Munroe would be the best science teacher ever! A science textbook would be pretty cool, too.
Some pages in coming science textbooks will explain elevators as “lifting rooms” and the circulatory system as ‘blood hallways.”
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Disney (essentially): Oh, and before you leave, can you train your replacements.
Anger at Disney over last year's hiring of foreign IT workers won't relent.
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Resisting the new Google+ as long as possible...too much red!
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Luckily the new version blocks loading animated gif.
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Glad to see the judge had a change of heart on this one.
 
Utah Judge, in Shift, Lets Lesbian Couple Keep Foster Child

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The judge reversed an order issued this week that the nine-month-old girl be removed from the home because of the women’s sexual orientation.
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 People bounce around infants as if bonding isn't the most crucial thing, in life.

I think it's everything; it determines who we become; how we develop, and how we cope; everything. It's the Holy Grail of our most inner self, I think...
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Congratulations to the Max Planck Institute on their success!
 
German Fusion Reactor Creates Hydrogen Plasma For First Time
By newuniversedaily on February 3, 2016    

Today at 9:35 am, the $1.1 billion dollar Wendelstein 7-X stellarator managed to sustain a suspended-superheated hydrogen plasma for the first time.

The achievement is a key step toward creating workable nuclear fusion (the process that powers the Sun), which could ultimately provide clean, limitless energy.

The revolutionary experiment was conducted at the Max Planck Institute in Germany, and adding to the publicity, the reactor was fired up by German chancellor Angela Merkel, who herself has a doctorate in physics. This was the second time the reactor was successfully turned on.

In December of 2015, scientists managed to sustain a helium plasma for the first time in history using the reactor. That experiment proved that the stellarator worked and researchers quickly shifted focus to creating hydrogen plasma. Generating a hydrogen plasma is considerably more difficult than producing a helium one, so by producing and sustaining one, even for just a few-milliseconds, these scientists have achieved something truly incredible.

The fusion reactor, known as a stellarator and dubbed the Wendelstein 7-X, is a one-of-a-kind revolutionary device. In order for the machine to sustain plasma, it houses 425 tonnes of superconducting, supercooled magnets to keep the plasma suspended in place.

To generate the fusion process, the machine heats atoms to around 100 million degrees Celsius (180 million degrees Fahrenheit). At these temperatures hydrogen atoms become energetically excited, and along with the aid of an effect called “quantum tunneling,” they begin to collide and fuse, releasing energy and forming heavier elements.

The reactor is not designed to produce energy, but rather to be used as an experiment to re-create the conditions deep inside the Sun.

Ultimately, creating a sustained, superheated hydrogen plasma will open the door for commercially viable options some time down the road.

John Jelonnek, team member at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology said, “We’re not doing this for us, but for our children and grandchildren.”

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Today at 9:35 am, the $1.1 billion dollar Wendelstein 7-X stellarator managed to sustain a suspended-superheated hydrogen plasma for the first time. The achievement is a key step toward creating wo...
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The Brain. The Mind. Consiousness. Self-Awareness. Sapience.  - 
 
Who am I to disagree?

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For decades parents have warned their children not to have cheese before bedtime to prevent bad dreams. But researchers have disproved this old wife's tale and found that cheese could actually aid sleep
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Yep. End the madness!
 
That was exactly me on Monday. Sigh. [Source: Adrienne Hedger | Like “Hedger Humor” on Facebook | Follow “Adrienne Hedger” on Twitter]
That was exactly me on Monday. Sigh. [Source: Adrienne Hedger | Like "Hedger Humor" on Facebook | Follow "Adrienne Hedger" on Twitter]
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Love this.
 
The life-like motion of this wooden Hummingbird Automaton is stunning
Derek Hugger designs his automata the hard way. He uses Illustrator for the initial basic forms, sketching them out on a Wacom tablet, and then uses animat
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