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Scientists May Have Discovered Earth’s Twin

Astronomers have an exciting announcement -- a planet about 600 light years away has been discovered in a "habitable zone", which means it could potentially support life. The planet has a 260-day orbit, which puts it right in the middle of the "habitable zone" around a distant star.

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Astronomers Discover a Diamond as Big as a Planet

Twenty quadrillion miles away, scientists have discovered a diamond orbiting a star that's only fifteen miles across, but more massive than our sun. This star is spinning over 100 times per second, and the gigantic diamond orbiting around it is around the size of the planet Jupiter.

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Gaining Prospective Through Science

We’re so small. So insignifigant. If anybody needs me I’ll be shooting myself in the face the rest of the day. At least I can rest assured, knowing that Gearfuse is readable on 6 of the 8 planets in our solar system. We’re huge on Uranus. Link

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Little Big Pac-Man And Other Little Big Classics

I sure hope you’ve had a chance to dabble with LittleBigPlanet. If you haven’t, you’re certainly missing out on all of the fan-made levels that have flooded Sony servers, causing SOCOM to be unplayable. With all of the creative power behind the game, it’s no surprise players have already started recreating their favorite gaming classics such as Pac-Man, Tetris, Sonic ...

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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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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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This Watch Costs More Than My Life

These days, watches aren’t confusing enough. We’ve got the Caterpillar watch, which rotates around your wrist while displaying the appropriate time. Weird, but not confusing. Then there are watches which display time in binary. Dorky, but not confusing. I’m looking for a watch that is as confusing as it is expensive. The kind of watch I wouldn’t trade any sports ...

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Lotus Eco Elise Eats Grass, Shits Flowers

The Lotus Elise is a car known for its light weight and unique design. Now, those are all preliminary factors with the Eco Elise. Everything about this car circles around saving the world one step at a time. Water-based paint job? Check. Hemp, I repeat: Hemp interior? Check. Solar panels? Check. What the fuck does this car not have that’s ...

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