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Darwin's Dark Spider
Darwin's Dark Spider: One of 10 Incredible Species First Discovered in 2011. picked by Bornbad 5 months ago
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 Remove Dark Circles Under Eyes Within 60 Seconds Using Photoshop
Remove Dark Circles Under Eyes Within 60 Seconds Using Photoshop
great tips to remove dark circles using photoshop picked by natureseeker 5 years ago
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 Dark Tourism - How dark are you?
Dark Tourism - How dark are you?
"Dark Tourism" was coined to describe trips to places associated with disaster and depravity. And whether you care to admit it or not, you're a dark tourist. picked by teaya21 5 years ago
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 The Birth of Dark Energy
The Birth of Dark Energy
Distant ­supernovas (bright dots), captured by NASA’s Hubble telescope, open new vistas into the expansion history of the early universe. As early as 9 billion years ago, a mysterious repulsive force known as dark energy is seen exerting its influence.Even weirder than dark matter—the invisible stuff constituting most of the mass of the universe—is dark energy, a myst... read full post picked by rambler 5 years ago
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 Only Known Species of a Vegetarian Spider Recently Discovered
Only Known Species of a Vegetarian Spider Recently Discovered
One of what may be the first-known population of vegetarian spiders. The herbivores live on acacia trees in Mexico and steal leafy snacks, such as the tree nubbin this spider holds, from their ant neighbors. picked by aFROMoshi 3 years ago
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 Spider builds doppelganger to deter predators
Spider builds doppelganger to deter predators
The Cyclosa mulmeinensis spider of Taiwan creates life sized decoys of itself to confuse predators and escape from being attacked. The clones were made out of leftover meals and egg sacs and were similar in size and color to the original spider.
The spider may be the first example of an animal building a life-size replica of its own body. picked by Bingo 2 years ago
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 Big Spider Discovered in Disappearing Sand Dunes
Big Spider Discovered in Disappearing Sand Dunes
With a lanky legspan of up to nearly a half foot, a newly discovered spider species is the largest among its family of arachnids in the Middle East. picked by Bornbad 2 years ago
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 World's Deadliest Spider Found At Tulsa Store
World's Deadliest Spider Found At Tulsa Store
The world's deadliest spider found in a Tulsa grocery store. An employee at Whole Foods Market at 1401 East 41st Street found a Brazilian Wandering Spider wandering around in their produce section. picked by dollyllama 3 years ago
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 Spider venom better than Viagra?
Spider venom better than Viagra?
Most of us get a little excited when we see a big spider, but for the unfortunate few who fall victim to the bite of the daunting Brazilian wandering spider, that “excitement” takes on a whole new meaning: The venom of the wandering spider -- also known as the banana spider (or more formally Phoneutria nigriventer) causes erections in men. picked by Bornbad 8 months ago
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 Dissection of 53 Million Year Old Spider
Dissection of 53 Million Year Old Spider
The spider was encased in amber and a species new to science. picked by mandolinorange 4 years ago
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  Is dark matter composed of sterile neutrinos?
Is dark matter composed of sterile neutrinos?
About 70 percent is dark energy, and around 22 percent of the universe is made up of dark matter. Dark matter makes up a substantial part of the universe. Knowing what it is would answer a crucial question about the universe as a whole. picked by braveheart 5 years ago
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 Spidey 3 will be Maguire's last
Spidey 3 will be Maguire's last
Tobey Maguire - Spider-Man - has said Spider-Man 3 will be his last appearance as the superhero. picked by TheStep 5 years ago
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 World’s Largest Web-spinning Spider
World’s Largest Web-spinning Spider
A new species of golden orb spider has been found in South Africa. It is the biggest spider ever found that spins a web -and what a web it is!

(Video at bottom of article) picked by bingo 2 years ago
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 Sun might hold secret of dark matter
Sun might hold secret of dark matter
The identity of the mysterious dark matter thought to pervade the universe has eluded astrophysicists for decades. Now, for the first time a team hopes to look inside the sun for one of the prime candidates. picked by AutumnLotus 3 years ago
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 Rare yellow spider named after David Bowie
Rare yellow spider named after David Bowie
A newly-discovered spider has been named after rock star David Bowie, in an effort to raise awareness about the number of arachnid species threatened with extinction. picked by kakana 2 years ago
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 Dark energy makes galaxies keep their distance
Dark energy makes galaxies keep their distance
Galaxies today are struggling to clump together against the incredible repulsive power of dark energy, hints a new survey of thousands of galaxies. Measuring this anti-clumping effect puts a new arrow in the quiver of cosmologists seeking to uncover the nature of the mysterious force. picked by deepchill 4 years ago
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 Were the first stars dark?
Were the first stars dark?
Perhaps the first stars in the newborn universe did not shine, but instead were invisible “dark stars” 400 to 200,000 times wider than the sun and powered by the annihilation of mysterious dark matter. The study calculated how the birth of the first stars almost 13 billion years ago might have been influenced by the presence of dark matter – the unseen, yet-unidentified stuff tha... read full post picked by AutumnLotus 4 years ago
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 Stephen King and Marvel to release Dark Tower in comic form
Stephen King and Marvel to release Dark Tower in comic form
"To celebrate the launch of the ground-breaking new comic book series adapted from Stephen King's magnum opus, The Dark Tower, Marvel Comics will offer a first-ever midnight release of The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger Born #1 the night of Tuesday, February 6, 2007."

I seriously can't wait! I'm so excited! picked by readingitall 5 years ago
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 First Look Inside Dark Moon Craters
First Look Inside Dark Moon Craters
Using a NASA radar flying aboard India's Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft, scientists are getting their first look inside the moon's coldest, darkest craters, where some suspect ice may be hiding. picked by AutumnLotus 3 years ago
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 Supercomputer could throw light on dark energy
Supercomputer could throw light on dark energy
Cosmologists at Durham University’s world-leading Institute for Computational Cosmology (ICC) have run a series of huge computer simulations of the Universe that could help solve one of astronomy’s greatest mysteries. The results tell researchers how to measure dark energy – a force that counteracts gravity and could decide the ultimate fate of the cosmos. picked by AutumnLotus 4 years ago
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 The Spider you can't help but smile with.
The Spider you can't help but smile with.
The spider, which measures just a few millimetres across, has developed bizarre markings giving the appearance of a smiling face.
I think it's absolutely cute. picked by funkfrost 2 years ago
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