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A Christmas Treat from Doctor Puppet

A Possible Breakthrough on Understanding Aging

Carl Sagan is Still Right After All These Years

Catching Up to the World Through Shopping...for Software Startups

Politicians for Pot

The Green Lantern Movie Got Some Things Right

Not All Memes Mean Something

An End to Patent Trolls?

Kansas City Chiefs' Tamba Hali leaves extra thousand dollar tip at restaurant - FanSided - Sports News, Entertainment, Lifestyle & Technology - 240+ Sites

A Debt Ceiling Petition

(Not So) Solid Ice

Promising Steps in Applications for Graphene

Let's Just Strangle the Consumers

Trolls of the Patent Variety

Miniaturization Comes to Particle Accelerators?

An accurate assessment of Arctic Ice

Yes, there is still such a thing as libel.

A Great View from Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo

Q: What Likes Global Warming? - A: Pests.

Earth-to-Moon Laser Tests Could Ignite New Era in Space Comms | Space | TechNewsWorld

Discovery on the Shelves

Cory Doctorow on the Digital OED

Careers Are the Craziest Things Sometimes

How to Alienate Your Employees in One Easy Lesson

Kutcher Praised for Speech - But Why?

New Jersey Senate Candidate To Single Mothers: Stop Relying On Food Stamps And Go To Work!

Sansa Stark’s Direwolf Lady is Alive

Snowden leaks: the real take-home - Charlie's Diary

The true mystery of the Who-verse

Another new hope for solid state storage

A good first step for asteroid mining

Congressional Republicans Take Stab At EPA Before Heading To Recess | DeSmogBlog

The Simplest Periodic Table We've Ever Seen - StumbleUpon

I hope I have enough time next week.

Showdown over NASA funding likely

Commodities markets look be rigged, that is.

Businessweek's Geekiest Article Ever

The Bogus High-Tech Worker Shortage

So Much for Sunshine

RealClearPolitics forgets a major factor in article on female GOP candidates for President

British conservative politicians can have awful ideas too

Russia - Not a good place to do business

STEM education and STEM jobs aren't a silver bullet for U.S. unemployment

The German Green Lantern

Self-Regulation as Scam: The Aluminum 'Merry-Go-Round' | The Business Desk with Paul Solman | PBS NewsHour | PBS

Ken Cuccinelli, the Republican candidate for governor in Virginia, wants to ban oral sex.

DVDs and Blu-Rays will still be relevant for a while yet

Why Frank Herbert's 'Dune' Still Matters : The New Yorker

Some of the reporting on Snowden's leaks just isn't accurate

Kickstarter Tech Project of the Week: Buccaneer 3D Printer |

Conflicting strategy messages from the FBI

First-ever high-res photos of chemical bonds breaking - Boing Boing

GOP lawmakers link Sebelius calls to IPAB concerns

The Conservative Groups Often Deserved Investigation

Last Day of ConQuest

Off to ConQuest

New Audit Allegations Show Flawed Statistical Thinking -

Blame Congress For the IRS-Tea Party Mess | Mother Jones

John Scalzi on being poor

Is this the reason the IRS screw up and Benghazi are being pushed so hard?

Were the Benghazi emails altered | The Moderate Voice

Senators’ boycott blocks action to confirm EPA head

Medicare Pulls Back Curtain On Hospital Bills

Pets may help cut heart disease risk: American Heart Association | Reuters

iTelescope - A Timeshare Telescope program

Psychic Claimed Amanda Berry Was Dead : Discovery News

Will Business Step In to End a Sequester-Driven Research Funding Gap?

No, technology is not an unmixed blessing

Los Alamos National Lab has had quantum-encrypted internet for over two years

ORBX streaming tech could revolutionize computing

Summers v. Hubbard - And the result just isn't very suprising.

A Very Strange Sight for the Day after May Day

Places in the Heart of a Bibliophile

Weird Anti-Science

It's not Capitalism, it's EXTREME Capitalism

GOP Embraces “The Crazy” | John Avlon via The Moderate Voice

Issues and Priorities in Congress

Cosmological Speculation on Things We Might Never Know

Honesty about a complex subject

Joe Gandelman's Quote of the Day

Facebook Has Big but Understated Plans for a New HQ

Did NRA Supported Policies Impede the Boston Bomber Investigation?

15 facts about our planet from Bad Astronomy

All jobs are not equal

Hubble has given us so many beautiful images

There's a place where an 'anti-incest' app is a good idea

Deja Vu in Asia all over again

Alien Things

Ford and GM partnership an example of every little bit helping

It's not just CO2 we need to worry about

How NASA brought the monstrous F-1 “moon rocket” engine back to life

The Problem of Too Many Books

NOAA says Arctic will be nearly free of sea ice by the middle of this century

My name is Jim...

Governing Kansas badly

Nat Geo fact checks some science conspiracy theories


Another example of Limbaugh rhetorical bovine excrement

Raiders of the Lost Ark original brainstorming sessions - Boing Boing

When workers aren't considered an asset there are consequences

Salon reports: When workers die: “And nobody called 911″

MAD Artist's Edition looks amazing

NPR report shows how disability in the US relates to the job market

How “dongle” jokes got two people fired—and led to DDoS attacks | Ars Technica

Michelle Bachmann can't go too far

Mega-eruptions Caused Mass Extinction, Study Finds

Since fresh water is something that might get scarce...

NASA rep tell Congress the truth on asteroid defense

Google Keep is live and ready to take your notes | Ars Technica

Google Fiber Expanding to Olathe, Kansas | News & Opinion |

Newt Gingrich: GOP establishment must 'enter the age of the lightbulb' | World news |

Portman Announces Support for Gay Marriage | At the Races

Giant New Telescope Inaugurated in Chile Today

Time for a new RSS reader

Douglas Holtz-Eakin: Balancing the Budget Is Just a Sales Gimmick to Gut the Federal Government. And We Republicans Think It Will Work! [UPDATED] | Angry Bear - Financial and Economic Commentary

Paul Ryan, Faux Wonk

Paul Ryan isn't really changing anything

Maybe some rethinking is in order for astronomers

Cherry-Picking is Child’s Play | Open Mind

A better article on the "extended hockey stick" study