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Trick question: What planet has a canyon grander than the Grand? Answer: If the science-denier wing has their way, it may be coming soon to a continent near you:

The age of discovery isn't over yet. A colossal canyon, the longest on Earth, has just been found under Greenland's ice sheet, scientists announced Thursday in the journal Science.
"You think that everything that could be known about the land surface is known, but it's not," said Jonathan Bamber, lead study author and a geographer at the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom. "There's still so much to learn about the planet."
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  • And you thought the NSA was spooky:
    The world of mind-control zombie armies may have gotten just a little closer: Scientists say they've hooked up one person's brain to the Internet, to control the finger of another person playing a video game.
  • DemFromCT and I are working on some Obamacare 101 posts for September and could use the following kinds of expertise: those who understand how the Medicaid expansion is supposed to work, exchange gurus and other ACA wonks, and at least one or two people who are really good with spreadsheets.

Originally posted to Daily Kos on Sat Aug 31, 2013 at 06:00 AM PDT.

Also republished by SciTech.

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