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    European Southern Observatory unveils an interactive, 360° panoramic view of the enti

    The first of three images of the European Southern Observatory's (ESO) GigaGalaxy Zoom project — a new 800-million-pixel panorama of the entire sky as seen from ESO's observing sites in Chile — is now available. The project allows stargazers to explore and experience the universe as it is seen...
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    When I Was the Muse

    When the painter said, OK, you guys, take off your clothes! I startled at the plural, assuming I'd been engaged to model by myself. But then the dark-skinned god I knew as Aaron from my Econ class unzipped his jeans, and dropped them, grinning, on the floor. So I did, too, and clambered up...
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    These Accidents

    These Accidents We've taken a wrong turn somewhere and now we are two couples in one car, late to a Christmas party, navigating a neighborhood where lane blends into lane, where houses pose on well-scaped yards, placed precisely as bells of confectioner's sugar on a cake. One of us is reading...
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    Atheists on the march in America

    Atheists on the march in America Sunday, August 30, 2009 DAVIE, Fla. - When South Florida atheists held their first meeting, they were just five friends, having a beer at a bar. Four years later, they've moved to a bigger place - still a bar - to hold their weekly test-and-greets...
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    The Mameluke—slave & warrior—springs

    The Mameluke—slave & warrior—springs out of dust & chance, astride his horse at sunrise, one with its rage & gallop, wedded to its flanks & the sound of hooves striking clay & stone, carried into the sway of desert grass. His double-edged saber bloodies valleys & hills, a mirage, till he arrives...
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    Three Cantos

    Three Cantos I hear the mountain cracking open and all accusations and dread stuff of extinction flowing out under myth, as before stories were woven, before the venom of snakes slowed growth down, before microwaves and radiation showered Wandoo leaves, and ritual celebration. I hear...
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    Toothy 3-foot Piranha Fossil Found

    LiveScience.com livescience Staff livescience.com – Thu Jun 25, 6:02 pm ET If you thought piranhas were scary, be glad Megapiranha is no longer around. Megapiranha was up to 3 feet long (1 meter) - a fish-beast four times as big as piranhas living today, studies of its jawbones indicate. It...
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    Solar energy, universally applicable.

    Solar energy, universally applicable. Tuesday, July 21, 2009 The Solar Future. The first major solar energy conference of this century in the Netherlands took place on April 22, 2009 in Rotterdam: The Solar Future. This day was organized by Johan Trip and Edwin Koot of Solar Plaza...
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    A Hollow Earth Question?

    It is said that there is some type of opening around the northern pole area in which one would be able to travel into the hollow earth. Is that area, in the north pole, the only way to get in or are there other openings around the world?
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    The Dangers of Vaccines - Autism H1N1 Gardasil HPV BMR Thimerosal

    The Dangers of Vaccines - Autism H1N1 Gardasil HPV BMR Thimerosal - Friday, July 17, 2009 Part 1 Part 2 The government maintains that vaccines are safe and infectious diseases. But this is refuted by statistics and medical studies. Immunization Studies: Adverse Vaccine Reactions...
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    Ogopogo is may be dead. (legendary sea monster)

    Mystery carcass may be legendary sea monster: expert By Carmen Chai, Vancouver Province - July 7, 2009 A mysterious looking body found along the shore of Okanagan Lake might be the remains of the legendary Ogopogo, an expert says. Dan Poppoff found the 1.2-metre-long carcass last month while...
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    Toothy 3-foot Piranha Fossil Found

    If you thought piranhas were scary, be glad Megapiranha is no longer around. Megapiranha was up to 3 feet long (1 meter) - a fish-beast four times as big as piranhas living today, studies of its jawbones indicate. It lived about 8 million to 10 million years ago and might have been quite...
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