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North Carolina State University Researchers Control Cyborg Cockroaches With Microsoft Kinect [W/VIDEO]

Researchers at North Carolina State University have not only demonstrated the ability to remotely control cockroaches with an electronic implant but have now shown the ability to control the roaches with a Microsoft Kinect. “Our goal is to be able to guide these roaches as efficiently as possible, and our work with Kinect is helping us do that,” said Dr. Alper Bozkurt of NCSU in a news release today. I gues ...

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HOW TO SOLVE A RUBIK’S CUBE [VIDEO]

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How Do Death Valley’s “Sailing Stones” Move Themselves Across the Desert?

These mysterious rocks have puzzled scientists for decades—until one geologist found the answer on his kitchen table Start at the Furnace Creek visitor center in Death Valley National Park. Drive 50 miles north on pavement, then head west for another 30 miles on bone-rattling gravel roads. During the drive—which will take you four hours if you make good time—you’ll pass sand dunes, a meteor crater, narrow c ...

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50 INSANE FACTS ABOUT … HAIR!

I think it’s fair to say that today’s society is obsessed with hair. Almost every magazine has a hair trend section chronicling the do’s and dont’s of all hair types. It’s great that magazines list such a variety of hair, because hair can be a great way to reflect your personality. Feeling feisty? Go pixie short like Miley Cyrus. Or you can keep it natural like Solange Knowles. Point is, hair is an extensio ...

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STILL EATING AND DRINKING DAIRY?? YOU NEED TO READ THIS

“There is compelling evidence, now published in top scientific journals and some of which is decades old, showing that cows’ milk is associated, possibly even causally, with a wide variety of serious human ailments including various cancers, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and an array of allergy-related diseases. And, this food contains no nutrients that cannot be better obtained from other far more nutr ...

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CLEAN DRINKING: 4 Fresh Water Ideas That Could Change The World

2013. The year of flying cars and private space travel right? My broken phone that's lying on the floor next to the chair has more computing power than existed in the whole world 40 years ago  We are no longer talking about how to reach space, but what mundane tasks to do when we get there. Hmm, well, there still is a big demand for real estate with a view. But people smarter than me estimate that 20% of th ...

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Why You Should Drink Warm Water & Lemon

The way you start each day is incredibly important. Whether you’re a mom, a coach, a writer, a small business owner or a yoga teacher, what you do first thing in the morning matters. According to Ayurvedic philosophy, choices that you make regarding your daily routine either build up resistance to disease or tear it down. Ayurveda invites us to get a jump-start on the day by focusing on morning rituals that ...

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Coffee vs. Beer: Which Drink Makes You More Creative?

Mikael Cho, Co-Founder of @ooomf, takes advantage of a ban on drinking water in Montreal to test out coffee versus beer in the creativity stakes, writing at Medium:   What is creativity really? From a scientific perspective, creativity is your ability to think of something original from connections made between pre-existing ideas in your brain. These connections are controlled by neurotransmitters like ...

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8 HORRIFYING GIGANTIC INSECTS [W/ VIDEOS]

  Eight Horrifying Gigantic Insects By Stew Miller (@StewWriter), Gunaxin, 21 August 2012.   Sure, giant insects of today are no match for those Prehistoric beasts that roamed right near the end of the dinosaur’s tenure, but they’re still pretty damn huge. Speaking of bugs the size of small cars, they did in fact inhabit large chunks of the planet several million years ago, but scientists are pret ...

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6 SIGNS YOUR BODY IS TELLING YOU SOMETHING AND WHY YOU BETTER NOT IGNORE IT

The body is a magnificent machine. When things go awry, it generally doesn’t just shut down without warning, like an incandescent light bulb popping its filament. Instead it sends us little signals (think of them as gentle biological taps on the shoulder) letting us know that something is amiss. “Physical signs and symptoms are ways your body tries to alert you to deeper imbalances,” says Elson M. Haas, MD, ...

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DNA Tests Prove Six-Inch Creature is …

HUFFINGTON POST - The mummified remains of what looks like a 6-inch space alien has turned "Sirius" into the most eagerly awaited documentary among UFO enthusiasts. The findings, however, might come as a disappointment. In early publicity, filmmakers claimed the documentary would reveal that the DNA of the creature with an oversized alien-looking head couldn't be medically classified. In fact, the film, whi ...

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Machine Can Generate Hydrogen, Clean Water & Energy

A new wonder material can generate hydrogen, produce clean water and even create energy. Science fiction? Hardly, and there's more -- It can also desalinate water, be used as flexible water filtration membranes, help recover energy from desalination waste brine, be made into flexible solar cells and can also double the lifespan of lithium ion batteries. With its superior bacteria-killing capabilities, it ca ...

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