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Old 10-14-2012, 01:19 PM   #121
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Live Broadcast | Red Bull Stratos

The live stream of the world record of free fall jump from space. over 102,000 feet...lol He'll be breaking the sound barrier.
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Old 10-14-2012, 01:48 PM   #122
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The live stream of the world record of free fall jump from space. over 102,000 feet...lol He'll be breaking the sound barrier.
holy crap. 125,000 feet up now in a balloon, and he's going down the old fashioned way. great link.
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Old 10-14-2012, 02:13 PM   #123
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The live stream of the world record of free fall jump from space. over 102,000 feet...lol He'll be breaking the sound barrier.
Jumped from about 128,000 feet.

I've been watching the whole thing. Pretty incredible.
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Old 10-14-2012, 02:24 PM   #124
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Pretty amazing he made it.
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Old 10-15-2012, 08:01 AM   #125
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Watched it for about a whole hour.
I thought my daughter was going to cry she was so wrapped up in it.
Totally amazing....congrats to Felix.
The private sectors space program is coming along nicely.
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Old 11-05-2012, 06:16 PM   #126
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Scientist seeks to search for Bigfoot with blimp - Technology & science - Science | NBC News
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Old 11-08-2012, 05:05 PM   #127
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Speaking of intelligent life:

Slime

Something scientists have come to understand is that slime molds are much smarter than they look. One species in particular, the SpongeBob SquarePants–yellow Physarum polycephalum, can solve mazes, mimic the layout of man-made transportation networks and choose the healthiest food from a diverse menu—and all this without a brain or nervous system. “Slime molds are redefining what you need to have to qualify as intelligent,” Reid says.
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Old 11-09-2012, 09:00 AM   #128
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Super-Earth Discovered in Star's Habitable Zone : Discovery News
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Old 11-09-2012, 10:02 AM   #129
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Matty, a 200 day year is going to mess with the NFL schedule. Can we just asset strip the planet?
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Old 11-09-2012, 10:41 AM   #130
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Matty, a 200 day year is going to mess with the NFL schedule. Can we just asset strip the planet?
No we'll need it for when the Cylons attack.
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Old 11-13-2012, 02:46 PM   #131
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Total solar eclipse. Watch it live.


Total Solar Eclipse 2012: Live Stream Of Celestial Event (PHOTOS, LIVE VIDEO, LIVE UPDATES)
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Old 11-13-2012, 07:01 PM   #133
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Old 11-14-2012, 03:50 PM   #134
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More awesome:

Brain-damaged man 'aware' of scientists' questions | Science | guardian.co.uk

A crash victim thought to have been in a vegetative state for more than a decade has used the power of thought to tell scientists he is not in pain.


Canadian Scott Routley, from London, Ontario, communicated with researchers via a brain scan, proving that he is conscious and aware. It is the first time such a severely brain-damaged patient has been able to provide clinically relevant information to doctors.


British neuroscientist Professor Adrian Owen, who leads the research team at the Brain and Mind Institute of Western Ontario, said: "Scott has been able to show he has a conscious, thinking mind. We have scanned him several times and his pattern of brain activity shows he is clearly choosing to answer our questions. We believe he knows who and where he is."
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Old 11-14-2012, 04:12 PM   #135
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Even more awesome:

In Search Of 'the Telepathy Center'

Experimenters from the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences [joined with] the Vivekananda Yoga Research Foundation, Bangalore, India to perform “Probably the first fMRI study to analyse the neuroanatomical correlates of telepathy.”

They asked Mr. Gerard Senehi, “well known for his mind reading and telepathy”, to try to reproduce an unseen sketch which had been drawn by the experimenter. An anonymous control subject was also tested. During their attempts, both individuals were continuously scanned in an fMRI machine.

“The image reproduced by the ‘mentalist’ showed striking similarity to the original drawn by the experimenter, whereas the drawing by the control subject did not. Furthermore, the fMRI scans showed measurable differences in brain activity of the two subjects — “This study’s findings are suggestive of an association between telepathy and the right parahippocampal gyrus.”
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