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The Science of Happiness

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Big Bang On The Web (MSNBC)

Posted: Thursday, September 11, 2008 6:30 PM by Alan Boyle Peter McCready / Special to msnbc.com Click for high-def slide show: 360-degree HD View photos let you zoom through the Large Hadron Collider. The world’s biggest atom-smasher is a smash hit on the Web: It’s only been one day since the […]

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Tiny water bears become first creatures to survive in space

•September 11, 2008 • No Comments (Edit) By Daily Mail Reporter Last updated at 4:20 PM on 10th September 2008 They are the toughest animals on the planet – and now scientists have discovered that they can even survive in space. The tiny creatures, known as tardigrades or water bears, […]

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Chemical coat to mean drier socks

The process makes water bead on any surface Almost any surface or fabric can be made waterproof but remain breathable thanks to a former military technology. The process was originally developed to ensure soldiers’ clothing remained impermeable to chemical weapons. Shoe maker Hi-Tec has signed a deal with the developers […]

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Sarah Palin Report

Source: Reality Catcher Sarah Palin, bear slayer. Photo credit: GrizzlyBay.org Sarah Palin, Dick Cheney in a Dress In his latest move, with his trademark blend of panicked desperation and political calculation, John McCain announced his choice of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his running mate. McCain’s anti-choice, anti-gay, anti-environment right […]

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Marijuana Fights Infections

Good news for potheads making their annual trek to Black Rock, Nev. this week to celebrate Burning Man: A new study says that marijuana appears to fight infections. According to research published in the Journal of Natural Products, the five most common cannabinoid compounds in weed—tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), cannabidiol, cannabigerol, cannabinol […]

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Monkeys too display human-like empathy

Source: Information Liberation Washington, August 26: Researchers at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University, US, have shown by experiments that monkeys have the feeling of empathy, and they enjoy sharing things with others. Empathy in seeing the pleasure of another’s fortune is thought to be the impetus for […]

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