Ones and Zeros: The Largest Solar Flare in Years

_Peace, love, and radiation_ h3. ONE: Looking forward to the Nov. 5 showdown "between Anonymous and Facebook":http://www.businessinsider.com/anonymous-facebook-2011-8. So much for the element of surprise. (Business Insider) h3. ZERO: According to...

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Aug 10 2011, 3:55pm

Peace, love, and radiation

ONE: Looking forward to the Nov. 5 showdown between Anonymous and Facebook. So much for the element of surprise. (Business Insider)

ZERO: According to NOAA, the Sun has unleashed the largest solar flare in years, maybe causing brief high frequency radio blackouts (Space)

ONE: Radiation Flower Power (PRI)

ZERO: Are we on the brink of a cyber war? Let’s hope not because apparently we’ll lose (The Diplomat)

ONE: Marco Polo never actually went to China after all (Telegraph)

ZERO: It turns out the skeleton thought to be part of a newly found hobbit race was actually just a deformed human (Nature)

ONE: MIT develops drugs that can cure any viral infection (Medical Xpress)

ZERO: Building the perfect lie detector (Salon)

ONE: Restoring the turret on one of the first US Ironclad warships (Mental Floss)

ZERO: A full moon will blind us from seeing the Perseid Meteor Shower (IBT)

ONE: A scanning microscope made with rubber and paint (YouTube)

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