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SAVING THE EARTH: GO VEGAN ONCE A WEEK

The first tip is quite simple: go vegetarian once a week. One meatless day a week helps the planet ..and your diet.

But let’s talk about the planet first. You can easily save water and lots of trees by reducing the amount of meat on a daily basis. Just think about it: it requires 2,500 gallons of water to produce one pound of beef. Continue Reading

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BEST MOON APPS

We’ve selected a few great Moon apps for you phone: whether it’s on Android, iOS or Windows Phone, you’ll manage to check lunar phase, position and lots of other cool things whenever you want to! And what’s important, they are FREE! Enjoy!

Phases of the Moon Free (for Android)

The app’s equipped with a 3-D simulation, atlas, monthly calendar, live wallpaper and more! Continue Reading

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NEXSTAR EVOLUTION SMART TELESCOPE: A SELF-POSITIONING WONDER

Made by Celestron, this telescope can automatically orient itself to any documented celestial body you tell it to!

The secret is it’s a smart compound telescope that can connect to a mobile app (iOS and Android) over WiFi for receiving specific instructions on where you want its lenses aimed. You just launch the app, open the star map, and tap on a celestial body to activate the telescope’s self-positioning mechanism.

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5 FALSE SCIENTIFIC FACTS EVERYONE KNOWS

Well, you have to admit that both the Internet and the word of mouth can make us believe in almost anything. Have you ever thought that lots of “scientific facts” that we hear or read are pure lies? Don’t let the wrong facts settle in your mind! Here is what you need to know:

  1. The Big Bang theory explains where the universe came from

    Wrong! Unfortunately, that’s not actually what the Big Bang theory describes. Rather, it tries to explain the expansion of the universe: it doesn’t say how & where the universe appeared but what the universe did to become gigantic.

  2. There’s no gravity in space

    Wrong! Gravity does exist in space! We’re not saying that astronauts are faking weightlessness. Rather they are experiencing microgravity, or gravity that’s quite weak in comparison with what we experience on Earth.
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