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Earth and Jupiter Caught in Same Wide Angle Shot

Check out this snap taken by the Mars Global Surveyor on May 22, 2003. Every so often the planets align so that both Jupiter, Earth and the moon can all be captured in one wide angle breathtaking shot. Hit the jump to see where the planets were located when this shot was taken.

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This Bag Will Self-Biodegrade in 60 Days

Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to save the Earth. These 60 Bags are an awesome line of biodegradable carriers which degrade in about two months, or 60 days. Aptly titled, huh? Made and developed in Poland, the bags are manufactured out of a flax-viscose non-woven fabric (which actually sounds pretty edible if you happened to be ...

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Make ‘Em: Globes

When I was a wee lad sitting in school, I never had any time to pay attention to my teachings. I was too fascinated by the globe by my desk. I had feverishly wondered how they made the globe reflect the terrain accurately and I now know Google Earth had nothing to do with it. The video above is straight ...

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Google Earth For Your iPhone

The Google team has long dreamed of the possibility of carrying the Earth around in its pocket. Now, Google Earth is official; the team’s dream has come true. With an iPhone or iPod touch, it’s no problem flying from Bermuda to the Bahamas or any other locale mentioned in the Beach Boys’ song, Kokomo. Whether this global imagery software will ...

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First Water, Now Snow? Go Figure

The Phoenix Lander is still hard at work discovering various hints of life on Mars. NASA had originally believed there was ice on Mars, but weren’t able to prove it at the time. Then, NASA found water. Now, Philip Christensen, the principal investigator for the Mars Odyssey THEMIS camera system and a professor from Arizona State University says melting snow ...

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Recreating The Earth’s Magnetic Field – On Earth

Scientists are always trying to replicate phenomenons here on earth. With the Large Hadron Collider attempting to test various theories and even replicate the big bang, you’d think scientists all over the world have their hands full. On the contrary, scientists at the University of Maryland have their own little maniacal tests to conduct. They’ve built a ten foot high, ...

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DIY Outdoor Pizza Oven

Thank Christ for Instructables. Without the DIY-themed site, I wouldn’t be able to to build a pizza oven in my backyard. That’s right. With a free weekend, underpaid laborers from a Home Depot and a few goombas, you and your “crew” can craft the ultimate earth oven. Bake ziti. Bake Rock N’ Roll pizza. Bake lasagna. Just make sure you ...

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Dome Housing: The Shire Is Real

We all have that hairy-toed hobbit inside of us whose always wanted to live in the Shire. The home manufacturer Japan Dome House Co., Ltd. is all about Middle Earth and they want to make those halfling fantasies come true. These igloo-shaped structures are built from snap-together wall sections made of 100% Styrofoam. No termites, no rust, no toxic fumes ...

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Earth From The Moon Umbrella

On some days, it rains and rains until a flood surrounds us and nothing is left but water. We walk through crowds of people to our jobs, staying inside a cubicle for hours until leaving to return home. The next day, the process is repeated and it continues to rain. Nothing new can come with the rain. Nothing dry. It ...

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