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The Arizona Republic
Bordow: 3 games, 3 predictions. Hint: Brophy wins5A Conference game. Queen Creek’s only loss is to Hamilton. Mesquite’s only def
Bordow: 3 games, 3 predictions. Hint: Brophy wins
The Arizona Republic / Posted 2 minutes ago
5A Conference game. Queen Creek’s only loss is to Hamilton. Mesquite’s only defeat came at the hands of 5A top dog Goodyear Desert Edge. It’s a toss-up game but I like Queen Creek’s offensive balance with sophomore quarterback Devin Larsen (1,308... Read more
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The Columbian
Europe’s comet probe Rosetta ends 12-year mission with crashthe solar system and the origins of life on Earth. Spectacular images taken by
Europe’s comet probe Rosetta ends 12-year mission with crash
The Columbian / Posted 36 minutes ago
the solar system and the origins of life on Earth. Spectacular images taken by the orbiter and its comet lander revealed a desert-like landscape on the comet with wide, featureless regions but also high cliffs and sinkholes that were more than a... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Europe's comet probe Rosetta ends 12-year mission with crashthe solar system and the origins of life on Earth. Spectacular images taken by
Europe's comet probe Rosetta ends 12-year mission with crash
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 44 minutes ago
the solar system and the origins of life on Earth. Spectacular images taken by the orbiter and its comet lander revealed a desert-like landscape on the comet with wide, featureless regions but also high cliffs and sinkholes that were more than a... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Birthright Israel: 'A gift from 1 generation to another'2015 photo provided by Birthright Israel, a Birthright Israel group tours Masad
Birthright Israel: 'A gift from 1 generation to another'
San Antonio Express-News / Posted an hour ago
2015 photo provided by Birthright Israel, a Birthright Israel group tours Masada, the ancient fortress on a plateau in the desert overlooking the Dead Sea in Israel. Birthright Israel offers free trips to Israel for young Jewish adults ages 18 to... Read more
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NFL.com
Why young QBs are thriving in 2016; Odell Beckham Jr.'s anticsoffense? Carson Palmer, for the most part, has played at an extremely high lev
Why young QBs are thriving in 2016; Odell Beckham Jr.'s antics
NFL.com / Posted an hour ago
offense? Carson Palmer, for the most part, has played at an extremely high level since linking up with Bruce Arians in the desert in 2013, enjoying the best season of his career last year. But I'm beginning to wonder if the 36-year-old is starting... Read more
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Orange County Register
Saxophonist Kamasi Washington bursts through boundariesCarnival, a mostly hip-hop festival in L.A. next month, and earlier this year p
Saxophonist Kamasi Washington bursts through boundaries
Orange County Register / Posted an hour ago
Carnival, a mostly hip-hop festival in L.A. next month, and earlier this year played fests from Coachella in the California desert to Glastonbury in the English countryside. Washington, who grew up in South Los Angeles surrounded by music – his... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Parashat Nitzavim with Rabbi Rick ShapiroRabbi Shapiro served as the settled Rabbi for congregations in Denver, Colorado
Parashat Nitzavim with Rabbi Rick Shapiro
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted an hour ago
Rabbi Shapiro served as the settled Rabbi for congregations in Denver, Colorado, and in Stockton, Santa Barbara, and Palm Desert, California. Beginning in 2007, he has served as an Interim Rabbi, working with congregations all across the United... Read more
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New England Sports Network
NFL Odds: Patriots Favored Vs. Bills Despite Uncertainty at Quarterback In Week 4notched its first straight-up win of the season last weekend, shocking the Card
NFL Odds: Patriots Favored Vs. Bills Despite Uncertainty at Quarterback In Week 4
New England Sports Network / Posted an hour ago
notched its first straight-up win of the season last weekend, shocking the Cardinals with a 33-18 upset victory in the desert as a 4.5-point underdog. While last weekend’s victory revealed glimpses of the vaunted offense many fans expected of... Read more
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Daily Mail
Is the big one about to hit? 'quake swarm' hits miles from San Andreasmore than 35 small earthquakes were recorded Monday in the area over a short pe
Is the big one about to hit? 'quake swarm' hits miles from San Andreas
Daily Mail / Posted an hour ago
more than 35 small earthquakes were recorded Monday in the area over a short period. The region of large farms in the desert near the Salton Sea is known for extensive seismicity. The San Andreas fault is even closer to where Monday's... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Cold and Snowy This Weekendbe light, but our mountains could pick up a couple inches of snowfall by Monday
Cold and Snowy This Weekend
KTVN Reno / Posted 2 hours ago
be light, but our mountains could pick up a couple inches of snowfall by Monday morning. According to Nina Oakley from the Desert Research Institute in Reno, it’s not unheard of to be this cool this early in the season, and we have seen snow at... Read more
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PhysOrg
Europe's comet probe Rosetta ends 12-year mission with crashthe solar system and the origins of life on Earth. Spectacular images taken by
Europe's comet probe Rosetta ends 12-year mission with crash
PhysOrg / Posted 2 hours ago
the solar system and the origins of life on Earth. Spectacular images taken by the orbiter and its comet lander revealed a desert-like landscape on the comet with wide, featureless regions but also high cliffs and sinkholes that were more than a... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
45th Albuquerque balloon fiesta set for weekend launchfeature more than 500 hot air balloons and 108 special-shaped balloons with pil
45th Albuquerque balloon fiesta set for weekend launch
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 2 hours ago
feature more than 500 hot air balloons and 108 special-shaped balloons with pilots from around the world. The theme is "Desert Kaleidoscope." The fiesta's morning mass ascensions launch both weekends, and on Wednesday. Other events include the... Read more
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The Signal
Europe's comet probe Rosetta ends 12-year mission with crashthe solar system and the origins of life on Earth. Spectacular images taken by
Europe's comet probe Rosetta ends 12-year mission with crash
The Signal / Posted 2 hours ago
the solar system and the origins of life on Earth. Spectacular images taken by the orbiter and its comet lander revealed a desert-like landscape on the comet with wide, featureless regions but also high cliffs and sinkholes that were more than a... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Inside Arizona's Classrooms: 3 Teachers Find Joy, Challenges In Educationto brand new teachers is to set boundaries, especially on spending your own mon
Inside Arizona's Classrooms: 3 Teachers Find Joy, Challenges In Education
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 2 hours ago
to brand new teachers is to set boundaries, especially on spending your own money on classroom materials. Tracie Ervin, Desert Oasis Elementary School is about to start and Tracie Ervin is getting ready to greet her second graders as they come... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
45th Albuquerque balloon fiesta set for weekend launchfeature more than 500 hot air balloons and 108 special-shaped balloons with pil
45th Albuquerque balloon fiesta set for weekend launch
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 hours ago
feature more than 500 hot air balloons and 108 special-shaped balloons with pilots from around the world. The theme is "Desert Kaleidoscope." The fiesta's morning mass ascensions launch both weekends, and on Wednesday. Other events include the... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Europe's comet chaser gets final commands to end its missionthe solar system and the origins of life on Earth. Spectacular images taken by
Europe's comet chaser gets final commands to end its mission
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 3 hours ago
the solar system and the origins of life on Earth. Spectacular images taken by the orbiter and its comet lander revealed a desert-like landscape on the comet with wide, featureless regions but also high cliffs and sinkholes that were more than a... Read more
304 related stories
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ajc.com
Europe's comet probe Rosetta ends 12-year mission with crashthe solar system and the origins of life on Earth. Spectacular images taken by
Europe's comet probe Rosetta ends 12-year mission with crash
ajc.com / Posted 3 hours ago
the solar system and the origins of life on Earth. Spectacular images taken by the orbiter and its comet lander revealed a desert-like landscape on the comet with wide, featureless regions but also high cliffs and sinkholes that were more than a... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. building $100 million drone base in central Nigerjihadist group Boko Haram across its southern border with Nigeria as well as ro
U.S. building $100 million drone base in central Niger
Reuters / Posted 3 hours ago
jihadist group Boko Haram across its southern border with Nigeria as well as roaming al Qaeda-linked groups in its vast desert spaces. Security sources have also expressed concern about a possible southern influx of Islamic State fighters into... Read more
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Daily Mail
Giant dinosaur footprint discovered in Mongolia desertOne of the biggest dinosaur footprints ever recorded has been unearthed in the
Giant dinosaur footprint discovered in Mongolia desert
Daily Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
One of the biggest dinosaur footprints ever recorded has been unearthed in the Gobi Desert, researchers said Friday, offering a fresh clue about the giant creatures that roamed the earth millions of years ago. A joint Mongolian-Japanese expedition... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Weekend weather: showers turn to downpours as wind direction changesheavy falls on Sunday." The swap to a westerly will bring warmer temperatures
Weekend weather: showers turn to downpours as wind direction changes
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 hours ago
heavy falls on Sunday." The swap to a westerly will bring warmer temperatures as the wind comes off the Australian desert rather than the Pacific Ocean. But there will still be some heavy downpours throughout the week. "This shifts rain to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Wet spring weather for second week of holidayseasterly will swap to a westerly this weekend bringing warmer temperatures as t
Wet spring weather for second week of holidays
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 hours ago
easterly will swap to a westerly this weekend bringing warmer temperatures as the wind comes off the Australian desert rather than the Pacific Ocean. But there will still be some heavy downpours throughout the week. "This shifts rain to... Read more
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Boston Herald
Europe's comet probe Rosetta ends 12-year mission with crashthe solar system and the origins of life on Earth. Spectacular images taken by
Europe's comet probe Rosetta ends 12-year mission with crash
Boston Herald / Posted 4 hours ago
the solar system and the origins of life on Earth. Spectacular images taken by the orbiter and its comet lander revealed a desert-like landscape on the comet with wide, featureless regions but also high cliffs and sinkholes that were more than a... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Statesmanship versus DemagogueryUNGA as the world's savior, and as if he was the Messiah who brought the Israel
Statesmanship versus Demagoguery
Op-Ed News / Posted 4 hours ago
UNGA as the world's savior, and as if he was the Messiah who brought the Israelis to the Promised Land and turned a barren desert into an oasis of milk and honey. Peres demonstrated during his long life the leadership qualities and necessary... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Europe's comet chaser gets final commands to end its missionthe solar system and the origins of life on Earth. Spectacular images taken by
Europe's comet chaser gets final commands to end its mission
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 4 hours ago
the solar system and the origins of life on Earth. Spectacular images taken by the orbiter and its comet lander revealed a desert-like landscape on the comet with wide, featureless regions but also high cliffs and sinkholes that were more than a... Read more
304 related stories
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Channel NewsAsia
US building US$100 million drone base in central Nigerjihadist group Boko Haram across its southern border with Nigeria as well as ro
US building US$100 million drone base in central Niger
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 hours ago
jihadist group Boko Haram across its southern border with Nigeria as well as roaming al Qaeda-linked groups in its vast desert spaces. Security sources have also expressed concern about a possible southern influx of Islamic State fighters into... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Europe's comet probe Rosetta ends 12-year mission with crashthe solar system and the origins of life on Earth. Spectacular images taken by
Europe's comet probe Rosetta ends 12-year mission with crash
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 4 hours ago
the solar system and the origins of life on Earth. Spectacular images taken by the orbiter and its comet lander revealed a desert-like landscape on the comet with wide, featureless regions but also high cliffs and sinkholes that were more than a... Read more
304 related stories
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MyMotherLode.com
Europe's comet probe Rosetta ends 12 year mission with crashthe solar system and the origins of life on Earth. Spectacular images taken by
Europe's comet probe Rosetta ends 12 year mission with crash
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 4 hours ago
the solar system and the origins of life on Earth. Spectacular images taken by the orbiter and its comet lander revealed a desert-like landscape on the comet with wide, featureless regions but also high cliffs and sinkholes that were more than a... Read more
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CBC.ca
Chinese wine? Make mine a redin this dry corner of China about 900 kilometres west of Beijing and 1,200 metr
Chinese wine? Make mine a red
CBC.ca / Posted 4 hours ago
in this dry corner of China about 900 kilometres west of Beijing and 1,200 metres above sea level. Separated from the Gobi Desert by just a thin row of mountains, Ningxia is an autonomous region that used to focus on coal mining, not... Read more
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FOX News
Birthright Israel: 'a Gift From 1 Generation To Another'industry. We've started to bring Birthright Israel groups there to meet with en
Birthright Israel: 'a Gift From 1 Generation To Another'
FOX News / Posted 4 hours ago
industry. We've started to bring Birthright Israel groups there to meet with entrepreneurs. AP: Spending a night in the desert seems to be something a lot of participants find memorable. MARK: For thousands of them, just to lie on the ground... Read more
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The Signal
Our View: Wilk for 21st Senate Districtelected in 2015 to the 21st Senate District, which takes in most of the Santa C
Our View: Wilk for 21st Senate District
The Signal / Posted 4 hours ago
elected in 2015 to the 21st Senate District, which takes in most of the Santa Clarita Valley but sprawls across the high desert as well, encompassing Lancaster and Palmdale and extending across Interstate 15 northeast of the San Gabriel... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Researchers sample unusually rich deep-sea area off Hawaiithat are visible in the coastal ocean waters. The researchers found that these
Researchers sample unusually rich deep-sea area off Hawaii
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 5 hours ago
that are visible in the coastal ocean waters. The researchers found that these ribbons of water create "an oasis in the desert" as they pull together juvenile reef fish, baby sea turtles, plankton and even coral larvae. But the slicks, which are... Read more
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Op-Ed News
How Many Worldviews Are There? Is Only One Sustainable?Even just a couple hundred years ago it seems mighty unlikely any of the pueblo
How Many Worldviews Are There? Is Only One Sustainable?
Op-Ed News / Posted 5 hours ago
Even just a couple hundred years ago it seems mighty unlikely any of the pueblo peoples dwelling here in this high desert region where I now live would have been willing to affirm much commonality, in their general view of the world, with... Read more
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CNET
No one asked for a 700-hp turbo Hyundai Tucson, but they brought one to SEMA anyway (brought two more tuned Tucsons to the show, including this Rockstar Performance
No one asked for a 700-hp turbo Hyundai Tucson, but they brought one to SEMA anyway (
CNET / Posted 5 hours ago
brought two more tuned Tucsons to the show, including this Rockstar Performance Garage Tucson that's built for desert running. The Rockstar Tucson gets an engine overhaul, a Turbonetics turbocharger upgrade and a full King suspension... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
The largest community solar plant goes onlineto VEA members later this year, according to VEA’s press release. The site was
The largest community solar plant goes online
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted 5 hours ago
to VEA members later this year, according to VEA’s press release. The site was previously a habitat of the Mojave Desert tortoise. Valley Electric and Bombard Renewable Energy conducted a number of initiatives to mitigate the impacts on... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
Highway 372 roundabout public workshop Thursdayalso calls for new curbs, gutters, sidewalks, street lighting signage and handi
Highway 372 roundabout public workshop Thursday
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted 5 hours ago
also calls for new curbs, gutters, sidewalks, street lighting signage and handicap-accessible pedestrian crossings. Desert landscaping with a concrete wall, steel sculptures of wild horses, bighorn sheep and birds will adorn the... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
High impact, head-on collision sends three to UMC Traumapatient as well as an additional one were both flown to UMC Trauma. The third o
High impact, head-on collision sends three to UMC Trauma
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted 5 hours ago
patient as well as an additional one were both flown to UMC Trauma. The third occupant of the second vehicle was taken to Desert View Hospital and it is my understanding they were flown out several hours later.” Lewis said the initial impact spun... Read more
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FOX News
What's Going on With Hall of Famer Rickey Henderson in Phoenix?leaderboard with 2,295 career runs scored. In 2009, he was inducted into the Ba
What's Going on With Hall of Famer Rickey Henderson in Phoenix?
FOX News / Posted 5 hours ago
leaderboard with 2,295 career runs scored. In 2009, he was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Given his storied career, a baseball fan in the market for a unique piece of MLB-related real estate would be smart to make a move to the... Read more
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HITC Sport
Ryder Cup 2016: player-by-player guide to Europe and USA teamsvictory at the 2009 Austrian Open courtesy of a record-equalling final round of
Ryder Cup 2016: player-by-player guide to Europe and USA teams
HITC Sport / Posted 6 hours ago
victory at the 2009 Austrian Open courtesy of a record-equalling final round of 60, while his biggest win came at the Dubai Desert Classic in 2012. Has not won a tournament since but made the team courtesy of five top-five finishes this year, which... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Mauritania intensifies crackdown on anti-slavery activists, says campaigner- Mauritanian anti-slavery activists jailed last month have been tortured in de
Mauritania intensifies crackdown on anti-slavery activists, says campaigner
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 hours ago
- Mauritanian anti-slavery activists jailed last month have been tortured in detention and transferred to a remote desert location in an "intensification of repression" by the state, a leading campaigner said. The West African nation in... Read more
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PhysOrg
Copernicus Sentinel-2A captures Ouarkziz craterContains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2016), processed by ESA Part of the
Copernicus Sentinel-2A captures Ouarkziz crater
PhysOrg / Posted 6 hours ago
Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2016), processed by ESA Part of the Anti-Atlas mountains bordering the Sahara Desert in western Algeria is pictured in this satellite image. The Anti-Atlas range was born from continental collision, and... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Rim holidays – Independence Dayand Emer Chilson. The betting was energetic, amounting to $1,200. Chilson’s hor
Rim holidays – Independence Day
Payson Roundup / Posted 6 hours ago
and Emer Chilson. The betting was energetic, amounting to $1,200. Chilson’s horse, owned by the Houston brothers and named Desert, won the race. These were the essentials for the annual celebration and they quickly became traditional. Pioneer... Read more
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Reuters
Mauritania intensifies crackdown on anti-slavery activists, says campaigner- Mauritanian anti-slavery activists jailed last month have been tortured in de
Mauritania intensifies crackdown on anti-slavery activists, says campaigner
Reuters / Posted 6 hours ago
- Mauritanian anti-slavery activists jailed last month have been tortured in detention and transferred to a remote desert location in an "intensification of repression" by the state, a leading campaigner said. The West African nation in... Read more
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Breitbart
Coming to a Town Near You: The Great Green Energy Disasterbeen changing for four billion years,” said the Republican leader, “but it wasn
Coming to a Town Near You: The Great Green Energy Disaster
Breitbart / Posted 6 hours ago
been changing for four billion years,” said the Republican leader, “but it wasn’t industry that turned the Sahara into a desert.” But there is currently not a single major economy anywhere in the Western world which doesn’t pay lip service to... Read more
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USA Today
Fall foliage: 10 spots for great leaf peepingair is crisp and the leaves are red, orange and gold is a truly unforgettable e
Fall foliage: 10 spots for great leaf peeping
USA Today / Posted 7 hours ago
air is crisp and the leaves are red, orange and gold is a truly unforgettable experience. A rare combination of mountain, desert and forest, Taos’ surroundings make it one of the most unique places to experience this colorful season. One could... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Horrible historya ruthless and unflinching commitment to national liberation as they conceived
Horrible history
Namibia Economist / Posted 7 hours ago
a ruthless and unflinching commitment to national liberation as they conceived it. There were visionaries like Ataturk, desert warriors like Arabia’s Ibn Saud, revolutionaries like Egypt’s Nasser, and state-builders like Ben-Gurion of Israel. We... Read more
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Daily Mail
Researchers baffled by diverse ecosystem off Hawaii's Big Islandof water that are visible in the coastal ocean waters. They found that these r
Researchers baffled by diverse ecosystem off Hawaii's Big Island
Daily Mail / Posted 7 hours ago
of water that are visible in the coastal ocean waters. They found that these ribbons of water create 'an oasis in the desert' as they pull together juvenile reef fish, baby sea turtles, plankton and even coral larvae. But the slicks, which... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Hungary's Muslims 'feel the hate' ahead of refugee referendummother-of-one said in a phone interview. "Once I was knocked off a bicycle by a
Hungary's Muslims 'feel the hate' ahead of refugee referendum
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 8 hours ago
mother-of-one said in a phone interview. "Once I was knocked off a bicycle by a driver who said 'Why don't you back to the desert!'" Only this week she was assaulted in broad daylight at a petrol station. She leaves her headscarf in the car when... Read more
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Evening Standard
Chicago: why the Windy City is a perfect place for a food tourgoes, 'he who does not reach the Great Wall is not a true man'. This great engi
Chicago: why the Windy City is a perfect place for a food tour
Evening Standard / Posted 8 hours ago
goes, 'he who does not reach the Great Wall is not a true man'. This great engineering marvel winds up and down across deserts, grasslands, mountains and plateaus, stretching across over 13,000 miles. Why go here before you turn 30? Because... Read more
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Gamasutra
The Art & Business of Making GamesDesert Hunters - War Thunder Update 1.63 Brings the Heat with Exciting New Sina
The Art & Business of Making Games
Gamasutra / Posted 8 hours ago
Desert Hunters - War Thunder Update 1.63 Brings the Heat with Exciting New Sinai And Greece Maps and Over 20 New Vehicle Additions (MOSCOW, RUSSIAN FEDERATION) – September 30, 2016 –Gaijin Entertainment today announced that its award-winning... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Unplugging a way of life: Maine island eyes trading local control for cheaper electricityCooperative, in a deal that promises to be an economic boon for the island, loc
Unplugging a way of life: Maine island eyes trading local control for cheaper electricity
Bangor Daily News / Posted 9 hours ago
Cooperative, in a deal that promises to be an economic boon for the island, located 6 miles off the much larger Mount Desert Island. Under the sale, the cooperative’s roughly 400 members would be lumped in with Emera Maine’s 154,000 customers... Read more
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