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Google’s Contact Lenses with Cameras

The next piece of technology that will make you scratch you head, as in how do they do that will probably be Google contact lenses that include a built-in cameras. Known as Google Glass, they will be activated by the wearer.

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Richard Heathcote, Getty Images

Beards on the Decline, Clean Shaven on the Upswing

According to a new study men’s beards seem to come and go in popularity, depending on how popular beards are. Sounds confusing, but not really. As beards become popular it means more men have beards, as more and more men have beards, it’s not considered rare anymore, so beards start to go out of style.

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Terry Disney, Getty Images

Russia Wants to Colonize the Moon

On Saturday Russia will celebrate Cosmonaut Day in honor of Yuri Gagarin as the first man in space in 1961. Along with the celebration Russia’s Deputy Premier announced the Soviet Union’s plan to colonizing the moon by 2040.

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Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images

Pig Virus May Lead to Bacon Shortage

A virus that scientists believe came from China has killed millions of baby pigs and it may push the price of pork up by 10%. The virus is not harmful to humans or other animals, but is deadly to baby pigs and had already spread to 27 states. No one knows how it got into the country or how it spread but the federal government is looking into it.

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NASA, Getty Images

NASA Contest for Crash Landing on the Moon

NASA’s moon probe LADEE (Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer) has been studying the moon's thin atmosphere since its launch in September, 2013. This space probe will not be coming back to Earth; NASA is going to crash land it on the far side of the moon.

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NASA-Getty Images

Miniseries Scheduled for Landing on the Moon

The Science Channel and Discovery Channel have teamed up for a global competition and have turned it into a miniseries. The top prize is $30 million dollars if you can be the first to land an unmanned spacecraft on the moon.

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Ethan Miller, Getty Images

Could We Light-up Streets with Glowing Trees?

When you think about it, it may not be a bad idea, glow in the dark trees replacing street lights and saving energy. Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde thinks what we learn from nature could help develop innovative ideas.

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Sean Gallup, Getty Images
Sean Gallup, Getty Images

Scientist Says Wood Chips Can Be Converted into Food

During the winter I burn wood so I was very interested to hear there is a professor from Virginia Tech, Y.H. Percival Zhang, who says he has  developed a process that will convert wood chips into food. Basically he made a giant stomach and mixed in corn stalks, weeds, leaves and grass with different types of enzymes to make food.

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David Rogers, Getty Images
David Rogers, Getty Images

Webcams Attached to Sharks to Better Understand Them

Marine biologists at the University of Hawaii and the University of Tokyo have attached webcams to the fins of sharks in the hope to study their habits. Thirty sharks of various types were fitted with the webcams that include a camera, sensors and VHF transmitters.

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Getty Images, photo by NASA
Getty Images, photo by NASA

Maine Resident Catches Fireball on Camera!!

It was overhead in Oxford County and Bruce York caught it all on camera!

Last week after seeing the object in the sky, he whipped out his cell phone (those things are so handy) and recorded the entire thing!

Have you seen the video...or did you ACTUALLY see it, too?

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