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Environment

Weekly Science Blog Roundup

DiscoblogBy Boonsri DickinsonSeptember 26, 2008 11:20 PM

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· The "Father of the internet” says the Web will run out of IP addresses in 2010. · Chances are, if you’re reading this, you spend 25 percent of your time doing personal tasks online at work. · Google’s Tenth Birthday contest: The five best ideas to help as many people around the world as possible will get a total of $10 million in funding. Hurry! Submissions are due by October 20th. · Dear Sarah Palin: In case you hadn’t noticed, a village in Alaska is melting. · Record Set Out of this World: Yves Rossy flew in a jetpack 22 miles across the English Channel in just ten minutes. We take longer to blow dry our hair. · Attention investment bankers looking for work! Consider the green industry: In 20 years there will be as many as 12 million jobs in the alternative energy business, up from over a million today. · Scientists conclude blondes really do have more fun. So does that mean they're also more qualified to be Vice President? · “Horny goat weed” could be used to treat erectile dysfunction. On the upside, it has fewer side effects than Viagra.

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