- Socialites and Curmudgeons - Two Brain Types
- What's Wrong With Our Sun?
- From day to night - a lesson in eye evolution with the owl monkey : Not Exactly Rocket Science
- The Morality of Torture by Laurence M. Vance
- BBC iPlayer - The Incredible Human Journey: Europe
- Drag Me To Hell Movie Reviews, Pictures - Rotten Tomatoes
- 7 Mind-Boggling Uses For Frickin' Laser Beams
- Is NASA Over-the-Hill?
- Exposed: The Toxic Chemistry of Everyday American Products
- Farms Downsize With Miniature Cows
Posted: 26 May 2009 08:00 PM PDT
Socialites and curmudgeons not only have different party demeanors, they may also have different brain structures, a new study suggests. But what came first — the incentive to charm or the bolstered brain anatomy — is still a matter of debate.
Posted: 26 May 2009 07:10 PM PDT
The sun is being really boring. Nearly 18 months after the "official" start of Solar Cycle 24, observers are looking closely at the ball of hot plasma in the sky asking, "What is wrong with the sun?" To be honest, we don't know if there's something wrong or not; it depends on what your opinion of "wrong" is.
Posted: 26 May 2009 07:05 PM PDT
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Posted: 26 May 2009 04:30 PM PDT
Lasers. From CD players to Blu-ray, our consumer tech lives just wouldn't be the same without them. But out in the real world, these pinpoint rays of light are being put to some fascinating - even scary - uses that simply boggle the mind. Here are seven great examples...
Posted: 26 May 2009 02:20 PM PDT
It has been 40 years since NASA first placed man on the moon. Not only was the space agency still young, but most of its employees were fresh out of college. Today, less than 20 percent of NASA's employees are under the age of 40. This leads to a disturbing question: As the baby boomers retire, who will get astronauts back to the lunar surface?
Posted: 26 May 2009 02:01 PM PDT
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Amy Goodman speaks to award-winning investigative journalist Mark Schapiro, author of Exposed: The Toxic Chemistry of Everyday Products and Whats at Stake for American Power.
Posted: 26 May 2009 11:50 AM PDT
Minicows -- compact miniature Herefords with stocky bodies, smaller frames and relatively tiny appetites, consume about half that of a full-sized cow yet produce 50% to 75% of the rib-eyes and fillets, according to researchers and budget-conscious farmers.
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