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Feeling grumpy? Let’s dance!

life's a party

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The companies protecting you. To whom do you give your business?

Ah Yahoo, yet another reason for us to cast aspersions. Well done, Twitter.

ElectronicFrontierFoundation AnnualReport2013 Consumer Privacy Protection Infographic

Table from the Electronic Frontier Foundation annual report on consumer data protection.

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thinkhappythoughts

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Glow in the dark plants!

Cheers to The Scientist Image of the Day by Stephen Howell.

This tobacco plant glows because it’s expressing the luciferase gene. Luciferase codes for oxidative enzymes that help produce bioluminescence — organisms that glow! The name comes from ‘lucifer’ and derives from the Latin root ‘lucem ferre’, which means ‘light-bearer’.

Why should dinoflagellates and fireflies have all the fun? #weird #dope #cool #plants

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