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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Launceston applauds city flood levees protectionshe told the meeting. "You have a city that's cut off ... there are a lot of p
Launceston applauds city flood levees protection
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 17 hours ago
she told the meeting. "You have a city that's cut off ... there are a lot of people who are trapped." Police commander Brett Smith acknowledged the impact of bridge closures, but said it was not the top priority. "The protection of life is... Read more
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redOrbit
Mysterious stone circles in Scotland align with the Sun and MoonAugust 19, 2016 by Brett Smith Using statistical methods, researchers found s
Mysterious stone circles in Scotland align with the Sun and Moon
redOrbit / Posted 20 hours ago
August 19, 2016 by Brett Smith Using statistical methods, researchers found stone circle monuments in the British countryside are actually calibrated to fall in line with the motions... Read more
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Major T. Rex fossil uncovered with intact 2,500 pound skullAugust 19, 2016 by Brett Smith Paleontologists recently uncovered an impressi
Major T. Rex fossil uncovered with intact 2,500 pound skull
redOrbit / Posted yesterday
August 19, 2016 by Brett Smith Paleontologists recently uncovered an impressive Tyrannosaurus rex fossil, possibly including a complete skull. The discovery, which paleontologists... Read more
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"Mr. Iceman, who are you wearing?" Study discovers what makes up Ötzi’s ancient outfitAugust 18, 2016“Mr. Iceman, who are you wearing?” Study discovers what makes up
"Mr. Iceman, who are you wearing?" Study discovers what makes up Ötzi’s ancient outfit
redOrbit / Posted yesterday
August 18, 2016“Mr. Iceman, who are you wearing?” Study discovers what makes up Ötzi’s ancient outfit by Brett Smith An analysis of the fur clothes being worn by Ötzi the Iceman, one of Europe’s most famous frozen cavemen, has revealed the Copper... Read more
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redOrbit
Don't dump your goldfish in a river. They'll turn into these monstersAugust 18, 2016Team finds football-sized goldfish in Australian lake by Brett
Don't dump your goldfish in a river. They'll turn into these monsters
redOrbit / Posted 3 days ago
August 18, 2016Team finds football-sized goldfish in Australian lake by Brett Smith An Australian program focused on tracking the migratory patterns of goldfish yielded an unexpected bonus recently when researchers stumbled up a football-sized... Read more
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redOrbit
The Wikiverse lets you explore Wikipedia as a spaceshipAugust 17, 2016 by Brett Smith Comprising more than 40 million articles in ov
The Wikiverse lets you explore Wikipedia as a spaceship
redOrbit / Posted 4 days ago
August 17, 2016 by Brett Smith Comprising more than 40 million articles in over 250 languages, Wikipedia is both a trusted resource and a massive time sink. In 2014, French programmer Owen... Read more
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redOrbit
Cognitive Offloading: Study shows Google is replacing our brainsAugust 17, 2016 by Brett Smith Who lost Superbowl XXV? Where was President Mc
Cognitive Offloading: Study shows Google is replacing our brains
redOrbit / Posted 4 days ago
August 17, 2016 by Brett Smith Who lost Superbowl XXV? Where was President McKinley shot? What movie featured Jim Carrey with God-like powers? We used to have to rack our brains or... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Bike tourism a major push for north west Tasmaniaeconomic activity across the north west, sees the coastal pathway project as a
Bike tourism a major push for north west Tasmania
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
economic activity across the north west, sees the coastal pathway project as a high priority. The CEO of the Authority, Mr Brett Smith, said a blueprint was created in 2010 in conjunction with the Bicycle Network of Tasmania and recently... Read more
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redOrbit
Viruses are more deadly in the morning, study findsAugust 16, 2016 by Brett Smith It turns out the time of day you are exposed t
Viruses are more deadly in the morning, study finds
redOrbit / Posted 5 days ago
August 16, 2016 by Brett Smith It turns out the time of day you are exposed to a virus could determine whether or not you get sick, according to new research published in the Proceedings of the... Read more
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Rare tarantula species bred in captivity for first timeAugust 15, 2016 by Brett Smith Zoo keepers at the Chester Zoo in the United K
Rare tarantula species bred in captivity for first time
redOrbit / Posted 6 days ago
August 15, 2016 by Brett Smith Zoo keepers at the Chester Zoo in the United Kingdom said they were excited to see hundreds of baby spider burst from the ground as it signified the first time... Read more
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This googly-eyed squid is the cutest thing you've seen all dayAugust 16, 2016Scientists find googly-eyed squid off the California coast by B
This googly-eyed squid is the cutest thing you've seen all day
redOrbit / Posted 6 days ago
August 16, 2016Scientists find googly-eyed squid off the California coast by Brett Smith Researchers combing the bottom of the sea off the coast of California recently stumbled upon a creature that looked like it came straight out of a Super... Read more
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redOrbit
Earth-like planet found just 4.6 light years away from EarthAugust 15, 2016Study finds Earth-like planet within our reach by Brett Smith
Earth-like planet found just 4.6 light years away from Earth
redOrbit / Posted 6 days ago
August 15, 2016Study finds Earth-like planet within our reach by Brett Smith We've identified thousands of planets outside our solar system, including a couple hundred that appear to be capable of supporting life. Almost all of them are hundreds or... Read more
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redOrbit
Virtual reality training helps paraplegics regain sensationAugust 13, 2016 by Brett Smith Using virtual reality training and a robotic e
Virtual reality training helps paraplegics regain sensation
redOrbit / Posted 7 days ago
August 13, 2016 by Brett Smith Using virtual reality training and a robotic exoskeleton, researchers have given paraplegic individuals renewed sensation and mobility in their legs,... Read more
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redOrbit
Beautiful New Snake Species Found in Mexicoby Brett Smith Biologists have identified a new species of earth snake that ha
Beautiful New Snake Species Found in Mexico
redOrbit / Posted 8 days ago
by Brett Smith Biologists have identified a new species of earth snake that has eluded detection so far by burrowing and keeping to a restricted ecosystem, according to a new study in the journal ZooKeys. Researchers discovered the new snake... Read more
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Daily Press
Pilots force Game 3 for Petitt Cuprunning out of gas in the eighth. Gau left after getting one out in the eighth
Pilots force Game 3 for Petitt Cup
Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
running out of gas in the eighth. Gau left after getting one out in the eighth and leaving two runners on base for reliever Brett Smith, who picked up the win. “Chris Gau was absolutely incredible on the mound tonight, I think he deserved a bit of... Read more
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redOrbit
NASA Finds Chasms of Liquid Methane on TitanAugust 11, 2016Chasms on Titan are filled with liquid methane, study finds by
NASA Finds Chasms of Liquid Methane on Titan
redOrbit / Posted 9 days ago
August 11, 2016Chasms on Titan are filled with liquid methane, study finds by Brett Smith Data gathered by NASA’s Cassini probe revealed the dark chasms on Saturn’s moon Titan are filled with liquid methane, according to a new report in the journal... Read more
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Daily Press
Pilots advance to finals with 5-3 winthe 5-3 loss. Nowak earned the victory for the Pilots after all three earned ru
Pilots advance to finals with 5-3 win
Daily Press / Posted 11 days ago
the 5-3 loss. Nowak earned the victory for the Pilots after all three earned runs on six hits in five plus innings of work. Brett Smith slammed the door with a scoreless eighth and ninth inning. Jeff Thompson suffered the loss for the Tobs after... Read more
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redOrbit
Couple Spots Strange Stone Carvings in HawaiiAugust 10, 2016Couple spots mysterious stone carvings in Hawaii by Brett Smith
Couple Spots Strange Stone Carvings in Hawaii
redOrbit / Posted 11 days ago
August 10, 2016Couple spots mysterious stone carvings in Hawaii by Brett Smith A couple from Fort Worth, Texas was recently walking along one of Hawaii’s many beaches when they spotted a strange glint in the shoreline. Upon further inspection, they... Read more
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redOrbit
VIDEO: Dancing Robots Break World Record in ChinaAugust 9, 2016 by Brett Smith The Guinness World Record for most robots danci
VIDEO: Dancing Robots Break World Record in China
redOrbit / Posted 11 days ago
August 9, 2016 by Brett Smith The Guinness World Record for most robots dancing simultaneously was broken in China by 1,007 bopping and shimmying droids. The record was broken in a demonstration by... Read more
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redOrbit
Study Shows Venus Could Have Once Supported LifeAugust 9, 2016Venus could have once supported life, study finds by Brett Smith
Study Shows Venus Could Have Once Supported Life
redOrbit / Posted 12 days ago
August 9, 2016Venus could have once supported life, study finds by Brett Smith Researchers have produced computer models of conditions on Venus billions of years ago based on Earth climate models and discovered scenarios that suggest the planet may... Read more
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redOrbit
VIDEO: NASA Spots Plasma Rain on the Sun’s SurfaceAugust 8, 2016NASA Captures Plasma Rain on the Sun’s Surface by Brett Smith O
VIDEO: NASA Spots Plasma Rain on the Sun’s Surface
redOrbit / Posted 13 days ago
August 8, 2016NASA Captures Plasma Rain on the Sun’s Surface by Brett Smith On July 24, NASA’s Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) caught a mid-level solar flare: an abrupt display of bright light on the horizon of the sun as seen at the... Read more
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Grand Blanc View
Kayla Run draws hundreds to Goodrich | August 11, 2016Frasier of Davisburg, followed by Linden’s Kyle Smith, Fenton’s Jesse Anderson,
Kayla Run draws hundreds to Goodrich | August 11, 2016
Grand Blanc View / Posted 13 days ago
Frasier of Davisburg, followed by Linden’s Kyle Smith, Fenton’s Jesse Anderson, Saginaw’s Parker Eisengruber and Linden’s Brett Smith. Former Bendle runner Timothy Kimball took sixth and his ex-teammate with the Tigers, Dylan Richards, placed... Read more
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The Burton View
Kayla Run draws hundreds to Goodrich | August 11, 2016Frasier of Davisburg, followed by Linden’s Kyle Smith, Fenton’s Jesse Anderson,
Kayla Run draws hundreds to Goodrich | August 11, 2016
The Burton View / Posted 13 days ago
Frasier of Davisburg, followed by Linden’s Kyle Smith, Fenton’s Jesse Anderson, Saginaw’s Parker Eisengruber and Linden’s Brett Smith. Former Bendle runner Timothy Kimball took sixth and his ex-teammate with the Tigers, Dylan Richards, placed... Read more
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Breitbart
Belgian Cops Hunt Teen Islamist Who Declared ‘Kill All Christians’ on Social MediaTexas Confirms Its First Zika Fatality Homesick ‘Clock Boy’ Ahmed Says He Lost
Belgian Cops Hunt Teen Islamist Who Declared ‘Kill All Christians’ on Social Media
Breitbart / Posted 14 days ago
Texas Confirms Its First Zika Fatality Homesick ‘Clock Boy’ Ahmed Says He Lost the Ability to Create Cartoonist Brett Smith: ‘Clinton Cash: A Graphic Novel’ Is ‘One of the Most Subversive Things the Right Has Done’ with Pop... Read more
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Breitbart
WikiLeaks Offer $20,000 Reward for Information on Murdered DNC StafferMasterminds Behind ‘Batman,’ ‘The Hulk,’ and ‘Suicide Squad’ Join Forces with ‘
WikiLeaks Offer $20,000 Reward for Information on Murdered DNC Staffer
Breitbart / Posted 14 days ago
Masterminds Behind ‘Batman,’ ‘The Hulk,’ and ‘Suicide Squad’ Join Forces with ‘Clinton Cash’ for Graphic Novel Cartoonist Brett Smith: ‘Clinton Cash: A Graphic Novel’ Is ‘One of the Most Subversive Things the Right Has Done’ with Pop Culture The... Read more
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redOrbit
Being Overweight Ages Your BrainAugust 5, 2016Overweight people’s brains age more rapidly, study finds by Bret
Being Overweight Ages Your Brain
redOrbit / Posted 15 days ago
August 5, 2016Overweight people’s brains age more rapidly, study finds by Brett Smith Individuals who are overweight or obese have brains that appear a decade older than leaner individuals, according to a new study in the journal Neurobiology of... Read more
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redOrbit
NASA Caught a Comet Hitting The Sun at 1.3 Million MPH on VideoAugust 5, 2016NASA caught the sun vaporizing a comet on video by Brett Smith
NASA Caught a Comet Hitting The Sun at 1.3 Million MPH on Video
redOrbit / Posted 15 days ago
August 5, 2016NASA caught the sun vaporizing a comet on video by Brett Smith On Thursday, NASA released a video captured by an international solar observatory that showed a comet getting vaporized by the Sun. The video showed images captured... Read more
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redOrbit
What's Inside Dwarf Planet Ceres? New Study Has the AnswerAugust 4, 2016What’s inside dwarf planet Ceres? New study has the answer by Br
What's Inside Dwarf Planet Ceres? New Study Has the Answer
redOrbit / Posted 15 days ago
August 4, 2016What’s inside dwarf planet Ceres? New study has the answer by Brett Smith While photos cannot reveal the interior of the dwarf planet Ceres, scientists have used data on its gravitational effects to determine what the insides of the... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Sharks beat Holly Springs snapping four game losing streakways as they topped the Holly Springs Salamanders (21-32, 11-16) 3-1 on Saturda
Sharks beat Holly Springs snapping four game losing streak
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 17 days ago
ways as they topped the Holly Springs Salamanders (21-32, 11-16) 3-1 on Saturday night. The Sharks scored early when Brett Smith (Bucknell) scored on a groundout to give the Sharks a lead. Madison Stokes (South Carolina) drove home Grant Koch... Read more
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redOrbit
Frigate Birds Can Snooze While FlyingAugust 4, 2016Frigate birds can sleep during flight, study finds by Brett Smit
Frigate Birds Can Snooze While Flying
redOrbit / Posted 17 days ago
August 4, 2016Frigate birds can sleep during flight, study finds by Brett Smith Scientists have found birds are capable of sleeping in flight, according to a new study. Published in the journal Nature Communications, the new study looked at brain... Read more
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redOrbit
This Genetic Mutation Helped Early Humans Win Over NeanderthalsAugust 3, 2016Genetic mutation helped early humans use fire by Brett Smith A
This Genetic Mutation Helped Early Humans Win Over Neanderthals
redOrbit / Posted 19 days ago
August 3, 2016Genetic mutation helped early humans use fire by Brett Smith A genetic mutation might have helped present day humans better handle smoke from fires, possibly giving them an evolutionary advantage over Neanderthals and other hominin... Read more
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redOrbit
VIDEO: Company in China Builds Bus that Can Drive Over CarsAugust 3, 2016VIDEO: Company in China builds bus that can drive over cars by B
VIDEO: Company in China Builds Bus that Can Drive Over Cars
redOrbit / Posted 19 days ago
August 3, 2016VIDEO: Company in China builds bus that can drive over cars by Brett Smith In an attempt to address the congestion that plagues China’s urban roadways, Chinese engineers have unveiled a massive bus that straddles a roadway allowing... Read more
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redOrbit
Men Are Their Own Favorite Experts, Study FindsAugust 2, 2016Men are their own favorite experts, study finds by Brett Smith
Men Are Their Own Favorite Experts, Study Finds
redOrbit / Posted 19 days ago
August 2, 2016Men are their own favorite experts, study finds by Brett Smith A new working paper has found that male academics tend to cite their own past work when developing new research more often than their female colleagues. In academia,... Read more
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redOrbit
Gullies on Mars Weren't Created by Water-- What Made Them?August 1, 2016Gullies on Mars weren’t created by water– What made them? by Bre
Gullies on Mars Weren't Created by Water-- What Made Them?
redOrbit / Posted 20 days ago
August 1, 2016Gullies on Mars weren’t created by water– What made them? by Brett Smith The exterior of Mars contains many slender, deep channels called gullies, and prevailing opinion held that these channels were formed by running water. However,... Read more
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redOrbit
Scientists Create 'Minibrains' to Research Parkinson's DiseaseAugust 1, 2016Scientists create ‘Minibrains’ to research Parkinson’s disease b
Scientists Create 'Minibrains' to Research Parkinson's Disease
redOrbit / Posted 20 days ago
August 1, 2016Scientists create ‘Minibrains’ to research Parkinson’s disease by Brett Smith Scientists in Singapore have developed small functional replicas of the human midbrain that could help with research into Parkinson ’s disease and other... Read more
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redOrbit
Here's How To Keep Arguments From Destroying Your RelationshipsJuly 29, 2016Future-centric thinking helps solve conflicts, study finds by Bre
Here's How To Keep Arguments From Destroying Your Relationships
redOrbit / Posted 22 days ago
July 29, 2016Future-centric thinking helps solve conflicts, study finds by Brett Smith Between the summer heat, stresses of daily life, and this year's horrible presidential election – you may find yourself getting into more arguments than usual... Read more
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redOrbit
VIDEO: Mysterious Purple Blob Discovered at the Bottom of the OceanJuly 29, 2016VIDEO: Strange purple blob discovered at the bottom of the ocean
VIDEO: Mysterious Purple Blob Discovered at the Bottom of the Ocean
redOrbit / Posted 22 days ago
July 29, 2016VIDEO: Strange purple blob discovered at the bottom of the ocean by Brett Smith While scanning around with an underwater drone, researchers onboard E/V Nautilus found an unfamiliar purple blob in deep waters off the coast of... Read more
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The News & Observer
Durham Releases #BullCity Running Man Challenge Videoideas for change in the Durham Police Department on Tuesday April 26, 2016 in D
Durham Releases #BullCity Running Man Challenge Video
The News & Observer / Posted 22 days ago
ideas for change in the Durham Police Department on Tuesday April 26, 2016 in Durham, N.C Counter Culture Coffee President Brett Smith explains how the new location, just outside of downtown Durham, will improve the taste of the company's... Read more
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The News & Observer
Man survives after SUV swept into raging water after road washes outideas for change in the Durham Police Department on Tuesday April 26, 2016 in D
Man survives after SUV swept into raging water after road washes out
The News & Observer / Posted 22 days ago
ideas for change in the Durham Police Department on Tuesday April 26, 2016 in Durham, N.C Counter Culture Coffee President Brett Smith explains how the new location, just outside of downtown Durham, will improve the taste of the company's... Read more
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redOrbit
Meet TESS: NASA's Attempt to Find Life Near EarthJuly 28, 2016Meet TESS: NASA’s project looking for life near Earth by Brett Sm
Meet TESS: NASA's Attempt to Find Life Near Earth
redOrbit / Posted 23 days ago
July 28, 2016Meet TESS: NASA’s project looking for life near Earth by Brett Smith NASA officials are preparing to launch the planet-hunting Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS). Launching in 2017-2018, TESS will look for planets near the... Read more
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redOrbit
Four Zika Cases in Florida Unrelated to TravelJuly 28, 2016Four Zika virus cases in Florida unrelated to travel by Brett Smi
Four Zika Cases in Florida Unrelated to Travel
redOrbit / Posted 23 days ago
July 28, 2016Four Zika virus cases in Florida unrelated to travel by Brett Smith Florida health officials recently announced they were investigating four cases of the Zika virus that don't appear to be related to travel. "Evidence is mounting to... Read more
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redOrbit
How Did Vikings Use This Mysterious Crystal?July 27, 2016Viking used large ‘sunstone’ crystals to navigate the sea by Bret
How Did Vikings Use This Mysterious Crystal?
redOrbit / Posted 25 days ago
July 27, 2016Viking used large ‘sunstone’ crystals to navigate the sea by Brett Smith Researchers have long theorized that seafaring Vikings used translucent sunstone to navigate, and a new study has found that volunteers were largely able to... Read more
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redOrbit
Jupiter's Great Red Spot Has Surprising Effect on the PlanetJuly 27, 2016Jupiter’s Great Red Spot is a ‘furnace’ for the planet, study find
Jupiter's Great Red Spot Has Surprising Effect on the Planet
redOrbit / Posted 25 days ago
July 27, 2016Jupiter’s Great Red Spot is a ‘furnace’ for the planet, study finds by Brett Smith Despite orbiting five times the distance from the Sun as Earth, the temperatures in Jupiter’s upper atmosphere are quite comparable to our... Read more
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redOrbit
Humans Are The Scariest Animals in Nature, Study FindsJuly 26, 2016Humans are the scariest animals in nature, study finds by Brett S
Humans Are The Scariest Animals in Nature, Study Finds
redOrbit / Posted 26 days ago
July 26, 2016Humans are the scariest animals in nature, study finds by Brett Smith The lion may be the King of the Jungle, but it turns out some animals are ruled by a fear of humans. According to a new study published in the journal Behavioral... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Sharks score 10 unanswered to win third straightruns to tie the game in the fifth. After they Sharks loaded the bases, Madison
Sharks score 10 unanswered to win third straight
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 26 days ago
runs to tie the game in the fifth. After they Sharks loaded the bases, Madison Stokes (South Carolina) singled home one, Brett Smith (Bucknell) walked to bring home another, two more came across from Ward Coleman's (Davidson) single and Chris... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Wilmington Sharks move into first place!runs to tie the game in the fifth. After they Sharks loaded the bases, Madison
Wilmington Sharks move into first place!
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 26 days ago
runs to tie the game in the fifth. After they Sharks loaded the bases, Madison Stokes (South Carolina) singled home one, Brett Smith (Bucknell) walked to bring home another, two more came across from Ward Coleman’s (Davidson) single and Chris... Read more
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redOrbit
How Many People Will Catch Zika? It's More Than You ThinkJuly 26, 2016How many people will catch Zika? New model has the answer. by Bre
How Many People Will Catch Zika? It's More Than You Think
redOrbit / Posted 26 days ago
July 26, 2016How many people will catch Zika? New model has the answer. by Brett Smith In the news release, the study team said their calculations represent a worst-case scenario. "In other words, we think these projections may be pretty good for a... Read more
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Al.com
Special election for Shelby County House seat set for OctoberSept. 13 in District 79 in Lee County, which was vacated by former Speaker Mike
Special election for Shelby County House seat set for October
Al.com / Posted 27 days ago
Sept. 13 in District 79 in Lee County, which was vacated by former Speaker Mike Hubbard's conviction on ethics charges in June. Jay Conner, Joe Lovvorn, Brett Smith and Sandy Toomer qualified as Republicans for that seat. No Democrats are run... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Connor Riley and the Wilmington Sharks are now tied for first placeSharks offense struggled a bit, but managed to score enough to get Riley the wi
Connor Riley and the Wilmington Sharks are now tied for first place
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 27 days ago
Sharks offense struggled a bit, but managed to score enough to get Riley the win. They scored in the first inning when Brett Smith (Bucknell) came home on a wild pitch. After Fayetteville tied it up, the Sharks took the lead again in the sixth... Read more
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redOrbit
What Is This Mysterious Stone Age Tool?July 25, 2016Mysterious Stone Age tool was used to make rope, study finds by B
What Is This Mysterious Stone Age Tool?
redOrbit / Posted 27 days ago
July 25, 2016Mysterious Stone Age tool was used to make rope, study finds by Brett Smith New research has revealed that a mysterious Stone Age object is not a musical instrument or piece of artwork, as previous theories have said, but rather a tool... Read more
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