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  1. Spiders Tune In To Web's Music

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    Full Story: http://www.npr.org/2014/06/10/319179807/spiders-tune-in-to-webs-music-to-size-up-meals-and-mates http://skunkbear.tumblr.com Pluck the silk of a spiderweb and it vibrates like a guitar…

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    • The Blind Woman Who Saw Rain

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      Read more here: http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2014/05/26/314621545/the-blind-woman-who-sees-rain-but-not-her-daughters-smile http://skunkbear.tumblr.com MRI images come from the Columbia…

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      • What Does Sound Look Like?

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        You can actually see sound waves as they travel through the air thanks to a clever photographic trick. tumblr.com/follow/skunkbear skunkbear.tumblr.com Twitter: @cadamole @nprscience Produced by…

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        • Can You Open A Bottle Of Wine With A Shoe? Yes, But It Ain't Pretty

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          A YouTube video makes it look so easy: Nine swift strikes against a wall and voila! Your cabernet is ready for pouring. We weren't as successful. But we did figure out the physics behind the trick.

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          • Click To Enlarge: Popcorn

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            Skunk Bear boots up its time machine, microscope and slow motion camera to explore the science and history of popcorn. http://www.tumblr.com/follow/skunkbear http://skunkbear.tumblr.com Twitter: @cadamole @nprscience

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            • Orbiting Jupiter's Largest Mood: Ganymede In Living Color

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              The USGS just released a geological map of Ganymede - Jupiter's largest moon. Voyager 1 and 2 got a good look at Ganymede as they flew by in 1979, and Galileo was able to capture a lot of data…

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              • How Does Schlieren Flow Vizualization Work?

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                Here's how! What's Schlieren Visual Flow? http://skunkbear.tumblr.com/post/73551240655/hair-straightener-by-amber-kates-that-hair-isnt

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                • NPR: The Science Behind Flying V Formation

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                  • The Nano Hummingbird

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                    AeroVironment has developed a tiny flying robot based on hummingbird flight: http://www.avinc.com/nano. The first clip shows a prototype in slow motion, the second a newer version with a camera attached,…

                  • North America: The Changing Seasons

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                    This time series was built from twelve composite satellite images of Earth, taken from NASA's breathtaking Visible Earth project (http://1.usa.gov/1fjjha0). I was inspired by an image made by…

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                    • Hummingbird Flight

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                      Haoxiang Luo developed a computer simulation of hummingbird flight based on videos of the real thing. http://challenge.vuse.vanderbilt.edu/

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                      • John Mayer, 'Waitin' On The Day' (Live)

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                        November 28, 2013: After a long hiatus without speaking or singing publicly to allow his damaged vocal chords to heal, the Grammy award-winning artist is back. Watch him perform "Waitin'…

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