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Friday: October 30, 2009

Twelve cool ways to donate your computer's spare processing power.Twelve cool ways to donate your computer's spare processing power.

Yes, your computer can actually play a role in a number of life-altering ways such as climate and earthqualke prediction to the search for extraterrestrial intelligence. The truth is out there.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 5:04 PM | Tags (10) | climate | computer | donate | infoworld | intelligence | predictions | processor | seti | space | spare |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 37 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 5, 2009

Climate change seems to be having some interesting effects on Sahara Desert.Climate change seems to be having some interesting effects on Sahara Desert.

Scientists are now seeing signals that the Sahara desert and surrounding regions are greening due to increasing rainfall. If sustained, these rains could revitalize drought-ravaged regions, reclaiming them for farming communities.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 12:12 PM | Tags (7) | climate | desert | farming | global | greening | sahara | warming |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 21 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 2, 2009

Five climate studies that don't actually live up to their hype.Five climate studies that don't actually live up to their hype.

...many news stories prematurely attribute local or regional phenomena to climate change. This can lead to the dissemination of vague, out-of-context or flat-wrong information to the public.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 11:54 AM | Tags (7) | climate | environment | hype | change | warming | global | earth |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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