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NEW VIDEO: From the Future — "Life vs. Entropy"

"Greetings... We Are From the Future In the future promoting entropy is the cardinal crime. Every organism is a brief upwelling of structure against chaos, a self-assembled wonder creating order...

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Orionid Meteor Shower 2014 Peaks Early Tuesday Morning

October skywatchers are in for a treat (not a trick) this week. The 2014 Orionid meteor shower will peak early Tuesday morning, Oct. 21, and it should be quite a show. *"We expect to see abou...

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Police move to clear Occupy protesters from Parliament Square

Police made one arrest after hundreds of officers converged on Parliament Square in London on Sunday night in an attempt to remove Occupy Democracy protesters. A Metropolitan police spokesman sa...

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Graffiti Artist Humanizes Homeless People By Painting Their Dreams

Those who say graffiti doesn't accomplish much haven't seen the work of Skid Robot, an anonymous street artist in Los Angeles who uses his medium to draw attention to the homeless -- a population h...

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Robots Could Soon Perform Brain Surgery Through Your Cheek

The only way doctors can currently treat patients with uncontrollable epilepsy is through brain surgery, which involves isolating or removing the part of the brain that is responsible for seizures....

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This Machine Lets You Recycle Plastic Bottles Into Clothes at Home

Wish sorting your plastic empties was more…glamorous? Hungarian designer Kovács Apor imagines a future where we routinely transform plastic bottles into clothes, right in the comfort of our homes. ...

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Supreme Court Will Allow Texas Voter ID This Election

In a super rare Saturday morning ruling, the Supreme Court served up a lovely plate of nonsense with a fresh hollandaise sauce, just in time for the election. Civil rights groups along with the ...

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New App Lets You Boycott Koch Brothers, Monsanto And More By Scanning Your Shopping Cart

In her keynote speech at last year’s annual Netroots Nation gathering, Darcy Burner pitched a seemingly simple idea to the thousands of bloggers and web developers in the audience. The former Micro...

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Over 48 million Americans live in poverty

Government programs such as food stamps do help some people, especially children, but even so 16% of American children are living in poverty, according to the supplemental report. "These are bad...

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Mark Zuckerberg Just Donated $25 Million to Fight Ebola

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan have donated $25 million to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help combat the Ebola crisis, which has killed more than 4,400...

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The Imminent Decentralized Computing Revolution

Decentralized computing could fundamentally transform the way we connect to and exchange value on the Internet. And this could cause obsolescence for the current system to include bureaucratic hier...

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LED Lights are a 'Transformative Technology' in the Developing World

The LED, or light-emitting diode, makes use of treated or coated semiconductors to produce light. Blue LED lighting A recent nobelists' invention now allows the creation of LED lamps. For a ...

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3D-printed huts to revolutionize home building in poor countries

An Italian company believes they have come up with an idea that could improve the lives of hundreds of millions. They have developed an easily transportable printer that can build houses out of nat...

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Transhumanism: Would You Swap For A Robotic Heart To Live Forever?

The movement is the child of futurology which was first taught in the early 1960s at the The New School in New York City. Its creation was down to a futurist, Max Moore, being able to articulate th...

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Stem Cell Treatment Successfully Restores Sight

Patients with macular degeneration are having their sight partially restored using human embryonic stem cells. As important as the development is for people in danger of going blind, the announceme...

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