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  1. Invisibility ‘Time Cloak’ Developed

    “The cloak works by manipulating the speed of light in optical fibres and means any interaction which takes place during this “hole in time” is
    not detected.” BBC

    Tech

  2. Early Primate Weighed Less Than an Ounce

    “After 10 years of exhaustive analysis, an international team of researchers has unveiled a tiny fossil skeleton that is among the oldest primates
    ever discovered.” Science

    Ancient

  3. Picture: Oklahoma’s Tornado Scar Seen From Space

    A newly released satellite image shows the trail of destruction that the tornado left on Oklahoma’s landscape. NASA

    Earth

  4. 15 New Bird Species Discovered in Amazon

    “Some are tiny. One has a long, curved bill. Another is super fluffy. All live in the southern Amazon, most of them in an area known as the
    ‘arc of deforestation.'” Wired

    Animals

  5. Extinct ‘Jim Morrison’ Lizard Tells of Climate Change

    The large size of a lizard named after The Doors’ lead singer “confirms elevated global temperature during Paleocene greenhouse period.” CNN

    Ancient

  6. Iceberg Harvester Seeks Chips Off Really Old Blocks

    Talk about an odd job. Ed Kean “scours the Atlantic for icebergs to harvest and sell the water to companies who make wine, beer and spirits.”
    Wall Street Journal

    People

  7. World’s Oldest Tumor?

    “Researchers have discovered a bone tumor in a Neanderthal who lived more than 120,000 years ago.” National Geographic

    Ancient

  8. Too Much Deer Pee Changes Forests

    “The booming deer population in the northern United States is bad for the animal’s beloved hemlocks, a new study finds.” Live Science

    Animals

  9. Where Does Trash Accumulate in the Ocean?

    “A paper by researchers at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) shows that trash is also accumulating in the deep sea, particularly in Monterey Canyon.” Science Daily

    Environment

  10. Pictures: 16 Surreal Landscapes Found On Earth

    “These bizarre locations may seem like a series of elaborate movie sets, but they are real destinations that you might want to see for yourself.”
    Mother Nature Network

    Just for Fun