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The Creature Feature: 10 Fun Facts About the Thorny Devil The thorny devil (Moloch horridus) is also known as the thorny dragon or the mountain devil. It’s a small (up to 8 inches in length), spiky lizard native to Australia. They live in the arid scrubland and desert of the interior of the continent. Thor
Wired News | 10 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Two Common Misconceptions About Learning It’s another semester with a new group of students. This semester, I have a class of elementary education majors (using Physics and Everyday Thinking). In the course, students build basic physics ideas after collecting data from particular experimen
Wired News | 14 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Lunch Carriers Thatll Keep Your Soups Steamy and Your Food Partitioned Lunchbox wizardry used to mean packing your juice pouch to keep your apple from smooshing your PB&J. Todays carriers are built for more discerning appetites. Bon apptit!
Wired News | 17 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Defuse a Bomb With Friends In This Brilliant Oculus Game You've always wanted to defuse a bomb in real life. Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes gives you that chance.
Wired News | 17 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
An Interactive Ceiling That Undulates as You Pass Under The effect is meant to mimic the generative movement of the ocean.
Wired News | 17 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
13 Sweet, Affordable Cars to Take Back to School As a student, you need your car to handle a few essential tasks. It should be able to haul sports gear, get student-budget-ready gas milage, be reliable enough to avoid costly repairs, have a solid safety rating, and still stand apart from the rest of the
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This Selfie-Friendly Camera Is Good for Non-Egomaniacal Photography, Too Olympus is positioning the newly announced PEN E-PL7 as a step-up camera for smartphone photographers. And true to that billing, it has a 180-degree flip-down touchscreen for framing and shooting selfies.
Wired News | 17 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Out in the Open: Hackers Build a Skype Thats Not Controlled by Microsoft The web forum 4chan is known mostly as a place to share juvenile and, to put it mildly, politically incorrect images. But it’s also the birthplace of one of the latest attempts to subvert the NSA’s mass surveillance program. When whistleblower
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Three Pathways Into the 1980s In the 1966-1967 period, NASA began serious planning for its post-Apollo future. Alas, Apollo was widely seen as a means of demonstrating U.S. technological might on the world stage, not as a first small step beyond Earth. Our society’s rapid abando
Wired News | 21 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
More Intense Fissure Eruption Started in Iceland [HTML1] After the opening salvo (at least of the eruptions that aren’t under half a kilometer of ice) on Thursday night, the activity in the Holuhraun lava field betweenBarðarbunga and Askja sprang back to life this morning(se
Wired News | Aug 31, 2014 8:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend