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News Briefs 03-02-2014

Soon, anywhere else but Earth may be considered ‘superhabitable’.

  • Star next door may host a ‘superhabitable’ world.
  • New DNA sequencing technique solves the problem of contamination, promising new insights into human origins from previously-handled samples.
  • Dinosaur bones and jelly donuts on Mars.
  • Need-based psychic ability appears to be strongest type.
  • Babylonian tale of round ark draws ire from some Christian circles.
  • NSA spied on climate talks so the Obama admin. could sabotage them.
  • Did alien life evolve just after the Big Bang?
  • Vinay Gupta talks about crisis preparation and resilience on a macro/micro scale on London Real.
  • Seeing as a service: Forget augmented reality. What about diminished reality?
  • New Cretaceous Titanosaur discovered.
  • Mirrors may have worked magic in ancient Japanese rituals.
  • Scientists who warn of the dangers of believing too much in science.
  • Theo Paijmans asks “Where have all the monsters gone?”
  • Is alchemy back in fashion?
  • Theft of Pope John Paul II’s blood raises the question “Is there really a Satanic New Year?
  • First-person view of Felix Baumgartner’s space jump.
  • Animated online realtime global weathermap. H/t BoingBoing.
  • And here’s what that weather around Britain has been up to.

Thanks Rick

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