I stumbled on a new research site that looks like a lot of fun. Read articles on the Egyptian City of Sin, High Tech Frontiers, and Space Tourism and follow links to dozens of interesting cutting-edge topics. This is a must see site for sci-fi and sci-fantasy writers.
An example of just one of the links that intrigued me:
Robot Reptile "Released" Into Wild from National Geographics News
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