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Is the Internet Making Us Smarter or Stupider? [Intelligence]

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It’s by no means a new debate, but it remains an important one, and today the Wall Street Journal tackles the issue with a pair of essays on what exactly internet’s doing to our noggins. So, which is it? More

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Nanowires Convert Rat’s Heartbeat Into Usable Electricity [Electricity]

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Nanowires inside a rat can convert the power of breathing and heartbeats into electricity, according to researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Technology Review reports these nano-generators could conceivably lead to nano-scale implants and sensors powered by the body. More

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Guatemalan Sinkhole Video Is Just as Scary as the Photos [Science]

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Finally, someone got a helicopter and filmed the Guatemalan Gates of Hell . The 200-feet deep sinkhole—which swallowed a clothing factory—was caused by tropical storm Agatha’s torrential rains.

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DNA Logic Gates Could Bring Injectable Biocomputers [Dna]

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DNA-based logic gates that could carry out calculations inside the body have been constructed for the first time. The work brings the prospect of injectable biocomputers programmed to target diseases as they arise.

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Sir Patrick Stewart: Britain’s Newest Knight [Congratulations]

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Actor Patrick Stewart of Star Trek: The Next Generation and X-Men fame has been knighted at Buckingham Palace. I’m quite happy for him, but I just hope that “Make it Sir!” doesn’t turn into a meme now. [ BBC ] More

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Robotic Fish Being Built To Control Mortal Fishy Schools [Robots]

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Robotic clones are being built as we speak, designed to take over schools of fish and lead them away from danger. You know what this means, right? The human race will eventually cease to exist. More

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Sony Wants Your Cat To Use Twitter, Too [Twitter]

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When we said we thought Sony has lost its way , we didn’t mean for them to go and invent a tweeting-cat-device. However, their science laboratories research arm has shown off just that. Sigh. More

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PSD502 Spray Delays Premature Ejaculation [Medicine]

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Rejoice, premature ejaculators of the world, because the solution to your problem may arrive soon. According to clinical trials, a substance called PSD502—a lidocaine- and prilocaine-based spray—may expand your tour de force timings by a factor of 5.5. More

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How Phones Ring a Bell in Your Head [Ringtones]

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The instant you hear a cellphone ring, your brain reacts in a unique way – if the ringtone matches that of your own phone. More

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The Gates of Hell Just Opened In Guatemala [Science]

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“This can’t be real” was my first thought. Then I checked the source: The Guatemalan government.

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