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Prioritizing the moon over the asteroid program would represent a major shift in NASA's priorities.

What is better for us Moon or Mars?

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THEME:   NATURE

By Ann Tyller | June 10, 2016 11:56 pm

Congress ready to shift space priorities. With the end of Obama's presidency the idea of a return trip to the moon is getting more popular and Congress is reconsidering the national’s space priorities. Prioritizing the moon over the asteroid program would represent a major shift in NASA's priorities. [caption id="attachment_5374" align="alignleft" width="580"] Prioritizing the moon over the asteroid program would represent a major shift ... MORE>>

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A South African man saved the life of a baby dolphin when he found it stranded ashore on Wednesday morning.

Kayaker rescues young dolphin off coast of Namibian beachand carry him back to sea

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By SisiBroad | June 10, 2016 12:10 am

A South African man saved the life of a baby dolphin when he found it stranded ashore on Wednesday morning. A young dolphin that found itself stranded on the beach was carried back to the ocean by Naude Dreyer, who owns a sea kayaking company based in the picturesque Walvis Bay in Namibia in Africa's south-west with his wife Katja [caption id="attachment_5359" ... MORE>>

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“Edward Snowden showed we’ve inadvertently built the world’s largest surveillance network with the web,” said Mr. Kahle,

Web founder Sir Tim Berners-Lee’s says ‘no censorship or centralised control’

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THEME:   WORLD

By Dan Bart | June 8, 2016 11:24 pm

Sir Tim said that a digital bill of rights should be introduced to ensure that the web should be accessible to all and the principles that have made it successful defended. Speaking in San Francisco this week, computer scientist and father of the internet Sir Tim Berners-Lee outlined a vision of how the internet could evolve, removing blocks, opening up access ... MORE>>

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Climate scientists have predicted sea-level rise over the next century

CLIMATE SCIENTISTS HAVE PREDICTED SEA-LEVEL RISE OVER THE NEXT CENTURY

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THEME:   LIFE STYLE, NATURE, WORLD

By Dan Bart | March 30, 2016 7:46 pm

In a study published Wednesday, March 30, 2016 in the journal Nature, Robert DeConto at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and David Pollard at Pennsylvania State University say previous ice-sheet-climate models “under-appreciated” the melting of the Antarctic ice sheet. In a new study, two climate scientists say an accurate estimate of sea-level rise is actually double that of previous predictions. DeConto and ... MORE>>

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Apple chief executive Tim Cook has refused, saying the government is overreaching.

FBI SAID THAT THEY MAY NOT NEED APPLE INC.’S HELP TO UNLOCK AN IPHONE IN THE SAN BERNARDINO TERROR ATTACK

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THEME:   LIFE STYLE, NATION, WORLD

By Dan Bart | March 21, 2016 9:52 pm

A judge has canceled a high-profile hearing between Apple and the US government after the FBI made the surprise announcement it might have found its own way to hack an iPhone at the center of the legal dispute. "We must first test this method to ensure it doesn't destroy the data on the phone, but we remain cautiously optimistic," US Department ... MORE>>

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End of SeaWorld, which operates marine parks in San Diego, Orlando and San Antonio, breeding program

SEAWORLD RELUCTANTLY STOPS BREEDING ORCAS – KILLER WHALES

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THEME:   LIFE STYLE, NATION, NATURE

By Dan Bart | March 17, 2016 11:29 pm

End of SeaWorld, which operates marine parks in San Diego, Orlando and San Antonio, breeding program. SeaWorld's orcas range in age from 1 to 51 years old. Orcas have been a centerpiece of the SeaWorld parks since shows at the Shamu stadium in San Diego became the main attraction in the 1970s. But criticism has steadily increased in the decades since ... MORE>>

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The main profiteers of daylight saving time idea are businesses - extra daylight means extra time to spend money

Daylight Saving Time This Sunday. Cui Bono?

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THEME:   LIFE STYLE, WORLD

By SisiBroad | March 13, 2016 9:35 am

The main profiteers of daylight saving time idea are businesses - extra daylight means extra time to spend money Daylight saving time idea goes back to Benjamin Franklin time and it was originally rooted in saving candle wax, not electricity. Explanation. “Americans really do leave their homes when there is more sunlight at the end of the day,” said Michael Downing, ... MORE>>

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Scientists believe they have discovered a way to steer the immune system to kill cancers

British Scientists Believe They Have Found A Way To “Steer” The Immune System To Kill Cancers.

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THEME:   LIFE STYLE, NATURE, WORLD

By | March 4, 2016 12:37 am

They have developed a method, reported in Science journal, for finding unique markings within a tumour - its "Achilles heel" - that the immune system can target. Dr Stefan Symeonides, clinician scientist in experimental cancer medicine at the University of Edinburgh, said designing a personalised vaccine was currently impractical, especially when a patient needed treatment straight away. But he added that "it's not ... MORE>>

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BREATHING is extremely important part of the FIVE TIBETAN RITES

BREATHING IS A CRUCIAL PART OF THE FIVE TIBETAN RITES

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THEME:   FIVE TIBETAN RITES, LIFE STYLE

By Serge K | March 4, 2016 12:37 am

I recommend doing the rites in the morning rather than the evening, because they do stoke your energy. Begin by practicing five to seven repetitions of each rite, and build up to 21 reps. All FIVE TIBETAN RITES exercise takes between 12 to 20 minutes depending upon your mood physical as well as mental. Morning is the best time to do FIVE ... MORE>>

Tire Tread Wear Index, Traction Index, Temperature Index

When to Buy Tires for Taxi

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THEME:   NYC, NYC Taxi

By Ann Tyller | March 4, 2016 12:37 am

When to buy tires for taxi What to watch When to Buy Tires for Taxi When to buy Tire for taxi - There is no specific requirement for taxi tires by NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) and you can always buy a used tire. Though selecting the right tires for your taxi cab is not specified by TLC but you have to ... MORE>>

Juilliard SCHNITTKE Homage to Igor Stravinsky, Sergei Prokofiev, and Dmitri Shostakovich for piano six-hands

Alfred Schnittke - 80th anniversary of his birthday

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THEME:   NYC, PHOTO

By SisiBroad | March 4, 2016 12:37 am

Chamber Concert FOCUS! 2014 : Alfred Schnittke's World Commemorating the 80th anniversary of the birth of Soviet-Russian composer Alfred Schnittke (1934-1998) and his circle of composers. FOCUS! 2014 Presents "Alfred Schnittke's World," Six Free Concerts January 24 - 31, 2014 SCHNITTKE Homage to Igor Stravinsky, Sergei Prokofiev, and Dmitri Shostakovich for piano six-hands (1979) David Aladashvili, Peter Dugan, and Dan K. Kurland, pianists [caption id="attachment_2820" align="alignleft" width="580"] Juilliard ... MORE>>

A Google Glass Hysteria

A Google Glass Hysteria

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THEME:   LIFE STYLE, NATION

By Ann Tyller | March 4, 2016 12:37 am

There were at least couple of incidents last week when people wearing the Internet-enabled device detained by homeland security A man having a Google Glass was hauled out of an Ohio movie theater and interrogated for hours after being accused of illegally recording the movie. After several hours of interrogation by the homeland security ... MORE>>

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