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Arctic Seals At Risk From Disappearing Snow

Arctic Seals At Risk From Disappearing Snow

| October 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

There’s no doubt that the poster animal as being changes in Arctic sea ice shrubbery is the polar bear. But the collection on which the polar bear originally preys – the ringed seal – is moreover at risk as a consequence of declines in large quantity ice extent. Like its predator, the ringed seal is [...]

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Texting and Walking: 65% of You Do it

Texting and Walking: 65% of You Do it

By now you’ve probably seen the videos of the woman falling into a mall fountain or the guy who comes dangerously close to a bear while walking and texting. You might even have heard about the New Jersey town that will issue $85 fines to people caugh…

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Bear Down: AP Pulls Falling Bear Image, School Acknowledges Copyright Dispute

Bear Down: AP Pulls Falling Bear Image, School Acknowledges Copyright Dispute

Mats for bear falling from Will Vill tree provided by CU Rec Center twitter.com/cuindependent/…

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Smokey Bear becomes next space crew’s mascot

Smokey Bear becomes next space crew’s mascot

An American astronaut heading to the International Space Station has chosen Smokey Bear as his crew’s mascot.

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This Alarm Clock Is Determined to Wake You Up [VIDEO]

This Alarm Clock Is Determined to Wake You Up [VIDEO]

If you feel akin to a bear awaking from hibernation in the morning or find yourself shouting at your alarm clock, “Just five more minutes!” inventor Paul Sammut has an alarm clock you won’t be able to ignore. The 25-year-old Hoboken, New Jersey enginee…

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YouTube Favorites ‘Hunter and Bear’ Return for Interactive Time-Tripping Sequel [VIDEO]

YouTube Favorites ‘Hunter and Bear’ Return for Interactive Time-Tripping Sequel [VIDEO]

Back in 2010, Tipp-Ex, makers of a brand of white-out tape, became a YouTube sensation with an innovative video. Viewers were able to control the plot of the video a la Mad Libs.

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Wounded Black Bears Sleep It Off

Wounded Black Bears Sleep It Off

| April 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Injured calamitous bears emerge from hibernation with merely a scratch. Although their body temperatures and resolution rates drop dramatically and blood money slows, black bears heal while hibernating outside of infections and little scaring, reported zoologists in the periodical Integrative Zoology. What’s more, the quiescent bears heal without eating, drinking, or relieving themselves. BLOG: Bear [...]

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Good news for Norwegian polar bears: PCBs levels down

Good news for Norwegian polar bears: PCBs levels down

In a study of PCBs in polar bear cubs in Svalbard, researchers have found that blood levels of PCBs and related contaminants in polar bear cubs appear to have dropped by as much as 59 per cent between 1998 and 2008.

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Hot zones for grizzly bear encounters mapped

Hot zones for grizzly bear encounters mapped

The ranchland near the southwestern Alberta town of Pincher Creek is a hot zone for grizzly bear encounters according to a new study. The researchers mapped the locations of 303 grizzly bear encounters over the last 10 years. There were no human fatali…

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Groundbreaking, waterless approach to microchip making

Groundbreaking, waterless approach to microchip making

The tiny, high-speed computer chips found in every modern electronic device bear little resemblance to their bulky, slow ancestors of decades ago. Different materials, new designs and new production techniques have ensured successive generations of int…

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