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San Francisco Ocean Film Festival

San Francisco Ocean Film Festival

The San Francisco Ocean Film Festival has become a must-see event for all nature lovers. Now in it's fifth year, this family friendly event starts at the Comwell Theatre on February 1st-3rd. The festival features films that showcase our incredible oceans, their marine life and the importance of our ecosystem.

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Life on the Red Planet?

Life on the Red Planet?

In our eternal quest to find life on another planet, our eyes perk up whenever we see an image that even remotely looks like a living creature. This picture sent four years ago, by NASA's Rover "Spirit" was released recently by an avid Space fan who believes he has found evidence of life on Mars.

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Scientists may be able to "grow" custom organs

Scientists may be able to "grow" custom organs

Scientists at the University of Minnesota recently revealed that they had been able to grow a rat heart in a laboratory. While it will take years before this will be available to human beings, their success has raised the hopes that some day it will be possible to grow new hearts and other organs to replace or repair damaged ones.

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Coming soon to supermarkets near you - A smart shopping cart!

Coming soon to supermarkets near you - A smart shopping cart!

Attention mums and dads! Your grocery shopping time may be cut in half thanks to these new smart carts. Developed by Media Carts using technology provided by Microsoft, these carts are currently being tested in Shop-Rite stores nationwide and are expected to show up at a supermarket near you during the second half of this year.

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One man's quest to save the coral reef

One man's quest to save the coral reef

Ken Nedimyer has spent more than 30 years swimming among acres of beautiful coral off the Florida Keys in the US. However, over the years he has noticed the coral dwindling and in some cases disappearing all together.

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One Giant Bubble Bath!

One Giant Bubble Bath!

It was every kids dream come true - a humongous 30 miles long bubble bath to frolic in! - This is exactly what happened on a coastline in New South Wales earlier this month. What was once the Pacific Ocean, turned into waves of foam, engulfing the entire beach and half the buildings nearby.

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"Life Saver" bottle designed to really save lives

"Life Saver" bottle designed to really save lives

This simple looking bottle costs almost $300 US Dollars, but it's inventor Michael Pritchard says the "Life Saver" will get rid of any kind of impurities and turn even the murckiest and yuckiest water into drinking water !

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Plight Of The Antarctic Penguins

Plight Of The Antarctic Penguins

The fascinating documentary "March of the Penguins" touched on some of the issues faced by the "Emperor Penguins", due to global warming. Now scientists are predicting even more dire(dismal) consequences if some preventive measures are not taken soon.

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