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NASA Just Emailed A Wrench To The International Space Station | IFLScience

NASA Just Emailed A Wrench To The International Space Station | IFLScience.

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Our Holiday Lights Are Visible From Space

Scientists with NASA are using holiday lights to track people’s energy use in urban areas. Through satellite imagery, they tracked light patterns in 1200 cities over the past two years. Light on earth visible from space at night increased over … Continue reading

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Wave of anti-net neutrality comments has ties to Koch Brothers

“A letter-writing campaign that appears to have been organized by a shadowy organization with ties to the Koch Brothers inundated the Federal Communications Commission with missives opposed to net neutrality (NN), an analysis by the Sunlight Foundation reveals. Over the … Continue reading

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Strange Petition on Net Neutrality

It’s very strange and misleading with emotionally charged manipulative language. Huh? http://arstechnica.com/business/2014/12/shadowy-anti-net-neutrality-group-submitted-56-5-of-comments-to-fcc/

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Selfie with comet at 16 kilometers: Space in Images – 2014 – 10 – Rosetta mission selfie

Space in Images – 2014 – 10 – Rosetta mission selfie at 16 km.

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Is anyone else amused that sharks are eating the Internet?

All this time I thought that human hubris would bring down the Internet eventually, but alas, it’s being consumed by something much cooler: sharks. Sharks are eating the undersea cables that connect our modern world. There are a lot of … Continue reading

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Exploring the true meanings of public information and private information

This was a thought-provoking article from a Medium writer on the true meaning of public information. What does it all mean anymore? “A stranger could park a drone with a webcam outside your window and live-stream video footage from inside … Continue reading

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Cornell ethics board did not pre-approve Facebook’s manipulative “mood study” Cornell University did not pre-approve a study that Facebook did, in which it manipulated user’s news feeds to see how showing them mostly positive or mostly negative posts affected the … Continue reading

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The NSA Could Actually Spy on More Phone Calls Under Reform Bill A bill meant to regulate NSA’s eavesdropping could actually end up expanding it’s reach.

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“Smart Pills” monitor health in computer from your insides

Take a pill, monitor your health On your iPad? The pills have little microchips in them. Call me crazy, but to monitor your health, use the computer that comes with our bodies, the one we all have up in our … Continue reading

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