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We’re breaking our planet once and for all, warn scientists [Environment]

We’re breaking our planet once and for all, warn scientists [Environment]

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Cool Science: Wind Energy without Turbines

( #Wind, #Energy )

Check out this video about a turbine-less wind energy solution.
NY Times – Turbine-Free Wind Power from Antfood on Vimeo.Read more here

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Hangover Cure: Coffee and Aspirin

( #Hangover, #Coffee, #Aspirin )

Image Credit: PigPog

Researchers from Thomas Jefferson University (here in Philadelphia) have found the best cure for a hangover and it is pretty obvious: Coffee & Aspirin.

From the report:

Ethanol brings on headaches thanks to a chemical acetate it can produce and even low doses can affect some people more than others, said the study.

Professor Michael Oshinsky, of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, induced headaches in rats using small amounts of ethanol.

He then gave them doses of caffeine and anti-inflammatories to find it blocked the acetate and relieved the headaches. (Credit: Gizmodo)

Knowing is half the battle kids.

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A View from Space

( #space, #ISS, #earth )

Here is an awesome picture I found on Boing Boing featuring astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson looking out of the port window of the International Space Station…Insane.

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