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New Crew Floats Into the Space Station

A new crew has made it safely to the International Space Station and it’s a reminder to us that one doesn’t simply stroll into the ISS, your float into it! It’s also heartwarming to see that at the ISS, all nations get along. Watch [...]
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Adidas Brazuca — FIFA 2014 World Cup Ball

We’re pretty excited about 2014 World Cup Brazil which begins June 12th. As Anglophiles we’ll even go so far as to call it “football” since the rest of the world calls it such. Every four years the official match ball [...]
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Guy in Real Life by Steve Brezenoff

Guy in Real Life by Steve Brezenoff is being hailed as “wholly original” and while it deals with characters who are into multi player/role playing games, you don’t have to be part of the gaming world to appreciate it. The [...]
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Let’s do the Time Warp with Doctor Who

The Hillywood Show is the brainchild of internet celebrities, comedy sister duo Hilly & Hannah Hindi. Each parody features song & dance parodies of blockbuster films such as Twilight and Harry Potter along with popular TV shows & [...]
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New Korean Animated Short — Johnny Express

Korean motion graphics studio Alfred Imageworks has released a hilarious new animated short, Johnny Express. It’s 2150. There are all sorts of Aliens living throughout space. Johnny is a Space Delivery Man who travels to different [...]
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Create Your Own Superhero Themed Necklace

Superhero symbols are fun to wear. The superhero you choose tells people straight away if you’re more Team Wonder Woman than Team Batman. We had fun experimenting with superhero logos and shrink film (aka shrink paper or shrink plastic) [...]
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Rats Go to School to Learn to Diagnosis TB

Earth Unplugged posted this video today showing how trained rats are being used to detect tuberculosis in Tanzania, a disease which kills more than 1.4 million people a year. The video below shows us how the African giant pouched rats are [...]
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The Night Gardener by
Jonathan Auxier

We feel as though we’ve been waiting years for Jonathan Auxier’s latest book, The Night Gardener. But our wait, and yours is finally over because it’s on bookshelves now. The Synopsis: This much-anticipated follow-up to Jonathan [...]
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How Ships Safely Navigate Under Bridges

Every day hundreds of container ships enter and leave U.S. ports. But navigating in and out is tricky business. With shallow waters, ship traffic, and bridges, ports can be a real obstacle course. How does a huge ship actually fit under a bridge? [...]
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How the Heart Actually Pumps Blood

Attention all future doctors, veterinarians, and researchers. If you’ve dreaded the time when you must study the heart, don’t panic. It’s not as complicated as you think. This fascinating new video from TEDed demonstrates [...]
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Hypnotizing Time Lapse Micro Photography

Sometimes we have to take a moment to appreciate nature’s mysteries. These creatures, which are filmed very close up, really do look like aliens from another planet. This stop motion micro photography of animals of the Great Barrier Reef [...]
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Vintage Cartoons in Foreign Languages

So you’re learning French, Spanish, German, Japanese or any other language in school and when school breaks for the summer you forget much of what you know. Have no fear. A fun and effective way to keep up on your foreign language skills [...]
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Famous People Who Also Do Other Things

Just because we often choose one primary occupation or career, doesn’t mean we don’t have other interests. I see a man who looks about 50 years old several times a week at the local pool and he executes amazing dives. Is he trying [...]
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What’s it Like to be a Marine Biologist?

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a marine biologist? Whether you work in the lab, in the field, or both, there are many types of marine biologists. Find out what it’s like from these experts: From Marine Biologist Grant [...]