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Entries by Chris C. Anderson from 01/2012

UAS-Filled Skies: Unmanned Aircraft Systems Show Their Stuff (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Posted 01.03.2012 | Science

President Barack Obama unveiled his defense strategy, which features an emphasis on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) or Drones. This coming fresh o...

Dazzling NASA Hubble Image Of Galaxy Centaurus A

Posted 01.04.2012 | Science

NASA's recent image of the day is a doozy. The stunning image of Galaxy Centaurus A was taken in July 2010 with Hubble's Wide Field Camera 3. Cent...

AVIATR Probe: Proposed Mission To Saturn's Moon Titan Features Atmosphere Surfing Plane

Posted 01.04.2012 | Science

AVIATR (Aerial Vehicle for In-situ and Airborne Titan Reconnaissance) is a proposed exploration mission that could fly the skies of Saturn's moon Tita...

Stephen Hawking: Man Who Understands Universe Finds Women A Mystery

Posted 01.04.2012 | Science

Stephen Hawking is a man who knows more about the universe and its inner workings than the rest of us mere mortals. This is the man who has battled...

Hybrid Silkworm Can Spin Spider Silk (VIDEO)

Posted 01.04.2012 | Science

Hybrid silkworms that can produce a composite of worm and spider silk in large amounts have been created by scientists from the University of Wyoming....

Mars-bound NASA Rover Aiming For An August Landing

Posted 01.11.2012 | Science

LOS ANGELES — Firing on all engines, NASA's latest rover to Mars executed a course adjustment Wednesday that put it on track for a landing on th...

Excavator Perched On 12-Story Building In Taiyuan, China (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.11.2012 | AOL
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An excavator sits perched on the roof of a 12-story building in Taiyuan, China, as its operator stands by, apparently unconcerned by the fact that his...

Excavator Perched On 12-Story Building In Taiyuan, China (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.11.2012 | AOL
Read More: AOL News

An excavator sits perched on the roof of a 12-story building in Taiyuan, China, as its operator stands by, apparently unconcerned by the fact that his...

Excavator Perched On 12-Story Building In Taiyuan, China (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.11.2012 | Arts
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An excavator sits perched on the roof of a 12-story building in Taiyuan, China, as its operator stands by, apparently unconcerned by the fact that his...

Excavator Perched On 12-Story Building In Taiyuan, China (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.11.2012 | AOL
Read More: AOL News

An excavator sits perched on the roof of a 12-story building in Taiyuan, China, as its operator stands by, apparently unconcerned by the fact that his...

Excavator Perched On 12-Story Building In Taiyuan, China (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.11.2012 | AOL
Read More: AOL News

An excavator sits perched on the roof of a 12-story building in Taiyuan, China, as its operator stands by, apparently unconcerned by the fact that his...

Facial Evolution: Biologists Find Faces Of Primates Depend On Group Size

Posted 01.12.2012 | Science

A new evolutionary study on face color in primates may tell us more about ourselves and why humans' faces are so dull compared to the bright colors on...

App Sends Photos From Mars Directly To Your Phone (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.13.2012 | Science

NASA has released an app that sends users the latest downlink photos from Mars. File this one under the "very cool app" category. The Mars Images a...

Astro-Farts? Retro 1969 Study Details Danger Of Flatuence In Space

Posted 01.17.2012 | Science

What happens when astronauts fart in space? Discover Disco Blog dug up a University of California, Berkeley study from 1969 on "intestinal hydrogen an...

LN2 Explodes In Chemistry Experiment Gone Wrong (VIDEO)

Posted 01.18.2012 | Science

LN2 (liquid nitrogen) experiments are safest when the experimenters know what they're doing. But as this big-bang video shows, sometimes it's more fun...

Swat This! Fly Aerial Somersault In Slow Motion (VIDEO)

Posted 01.20.2012 | Science

Fly's got skills. The "fly aerial somersault" seen in the slow motion video is actually an escape maneuver performed when a fly is taken by surprise. ...

College 101 (PHOTO)

Posted 01.24.2012 | College

What really happens in college classes? Reddit member rivalxshowxtime seems to have an idea. The original photo is actually pretty old, taken at t...

SHOCKING: Dartmouth Hazing Said To Include Eating 'Vomit Omelets,' Swimming In Unimaginable Filth

Posted 01.25.2012 | College

One might imagine that joining a college frat or sorority is an all-access pass to kick-ass parties, meaningful friendships that last a lifetime, and ...

New York City's Chinese New Year Parade 2012 Sweeps Through Chinatown (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.30.2012 | New York

The Chinese New Year paraded through the streets of New York City's crowd-lined Chinatown streets on Sunday. In this year of the dragon, Chinatown was...