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Good Night, Internet: Watch 30 Years of Asteroid Discovery in 3 Minutes

Sleep well.

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Google Tracks Your Disease, All of Them

A new website, HealthMap, addresses that challenge by siphoning up text from Google News, the World Health Organization and online discussion groups, then filtering it and boiling it down into mapped data that researchers — and the public — can use to track new disease outbreaks, region by region.

There is so much information on the web about disease outbreaks but it’s obscured by garbage and noise,” said John Brownstein, a professor at Harvard Medical School, and co-founder of HealthMap.org. “The idea of HealthMap is to get filtered, valuable information to the public and public health community in one freely available resource.”

(via abc news, healthmap)

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Blogopticon Labels from Scurrilous to Earnest of Entertainment Blogs

Vanity Fair made a grid of the blogging world. I call it inaccurate since they left off ONTD.

How Fox News lands that close to earnest is anyone’s guess.

(via ontd, vanityfair)

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