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Daily Mail
Coal mining has flattened Appalachia by 40%: Scientists reveal dramatic extent of damage done by mountaintop removal In m
Coal mining has flattened Appalachia by 40%
Daily Mail / Posted 14 minutes ago
: Scientists reveal dramatic extent of damage done by mountaintop removal In mountaintop mining, bedrock is blasted away to uncover coal Excess rock is deposited in valleys, creating what are called valley... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Mystery over Garden City’s explosive pastTHE likelihood of Toowoomba exploding in a volcanic eruption is virtually negli
Mystery over Garden City’s explosive past
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 3 hours ago
THE likelihood of Toowoomba exploding in a volcanic eruption is virtually negligible, even though geologists are certain that Toowoomba is sitting on an extinct lava pool. Looking at his Morton Geology map, geologist and Rangeville resident Edwin... Read more
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PhotonicsOnline
NomadicTM Raman MicroscopeNomadicTM microscopes feature deep-cooled detectors for enhanced signal detecti
NomadicTM Raman Microscope
PhotonicsOnline / Posted 3 hours ago
NomadicTM microscopes feature deep-cooled detectors for enhanced signal detection, multiple integrated transmission VPG® spectrographs, and flexibility to integrate multiple optical microscopy techniques. With the ability to enable discovery and... Read more
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PlanetMountain
Die Leiden des Jungen Werthers, new Dolomites rock climb up Punta del Pin 12.02.2016 by Ulrich ViertlerDuring the summer 2015 Ulrich Viertler and Raffa
Die Leiden des Jungen Werthers, new Dolomites rock climb up Punta del Pin
PlanetMountain / Posted 4 hours ago
12.02.2016 by Ulrich ViertlerDuring the summer 2015 Ulrich Viertler and Raffaele Sebastiani made the first ascent of "Die Leiden des Jurgen Werther" (250m, VIII+/IX- , R3,... Read more
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redOrbit
2,000-year-old remains tell lost story of Imperial Rome's immigrant classFebruary 10, 20162,000-year-old remains tell lost story of Imperial Rome’s immi
2,000-year-old remains tell lost story of Imperial Rome's immigrant class
redOrbit / Posted 5 hours ago
February 10, 20162,000-year-old remains tell lost story of Imperial Rome’s immigrant class by Susanna Pilny When it comes to ancient Rome, most of what we know tends to be concerned with a very select group of people: wealthy, literate freemen.... Read more
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NBC News
Corvette Museum Commemorates Sinkhole With New ExhibitTwo years after eight of their prized cars plummeted into a sinkhole, the Natio
Corvette Museum Commemorates Sinkhole With New Exhibit
NBC News / Posted 5 hours ago
Two years after eight of their prized cars plummeted into a sinkhole, the National Corvette Museum has opened an exhibit commemorating the incredible event. The 20-foot-deep sinkhole tore through the Bowling Green, Kentucky, museum on Feb. 11, 2014,... Read more
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Daily Mail
This beautiful map reveals Pluto's varied geology in stunning detailMapping Pluto's 'broken heart': Incredible image reveals the dwarf planet's var
This beautiful map reveals Pluto's varied geology in stunning detail
Daily Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
Mapping Pluto's 'broken heart': Incredible image reveals the dwarf planet's varied geology in stunning detail Map covers a portion of Pluto's surface, known as it's 'heart', that measures 1,290 miles (2,070km) Various blue and greenish units that... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
HALF-TERM FUN: What’s on around DerbyshireLooking for something to do with the kids around Derbyshire this half term? Fr
HALF-TERM FUN: What’s on around Derbyshire
Derbyshire Times / Posted 5 hours ago
Looking for something to do with the kids around Derbyshire this half term? From exploring woodland and wildlife to browsing the county’s art galleries - there’s plenty of family-friendly activities in the area. Below are some ideas for activities... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers study reactions that occur when groundwater, saltwater meet in coastal aquifersJames Heiss is studying how tides and waves affect how groundwater flows in coa
Researchers study reactions that occur when groundwater, saltwater meet in coastal aquifers
PhysOrg / Posted 6 hours ago
James Heiss is studying how tides and waves affect how groundwater flows in coastal aquifers. If you've ever floated through a cold patch of water while swimming in the ocean, you've experienced a phenomenon called submarine groundwater discharge... Read more
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iol.co.za
The Portuguese island with slave rootsMadeira, Portugal - Feet propped on a balcony rail, I'm gazing through a small
The Portuguese island with slave roots
iol.co.za / Posted 8 hours ago
Madeira, Portugal - Feet propped on a balcony rail, I'm gazing through a small vineyard lined with palms, then out over the edge of a thousand-foot sea cliff. And on the far Atlantic horizon, a sudden apparition: probing forelegs, followed by a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Huíla - Government Admits Confiscating LicencesLubango — Mining operators failing to carry out their activity might have their
Huíla - Government Admits Confiscating Licences
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
Lubango — Mining operators failing to carry out their activity might have their licences impounded by the Ministry of Mining and Geology. This was announced Wednesday in Lubango (southern Huila province) by the minister of Geology and Mining,... Read more
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Pitchfork
Sioux Falls: Rot ForeverIn its more expansive moments, Rot Forever, the debut double album from Portlan
Sioux Falls: Rot Forever
Pitchfork / Posted 15 hours ago
In its more expansive moments, Rot Forever, the debut double album from Portland band Sioux Falls, seems to test its own capacity for decay. The songs often stretch until they start to dislocate, swelling from indie rock into six- or seven-minute... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Big-wave surfing: Meet the working stiffs of MavericksTyler Fox rides a wave during the second heat of Round 1 during the Mavericks B
Big-wave surfing: Meet the working stiffs of Mavericks
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 20 hours ago
Tyler Fox rides a wave during the second heat of Round 1 during the Mavericks Big Wave surfing contest off the coast of Pillar Point Marina at Mavericks surf break, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. (Patrick Tehan/Bay Area News Group) PRINCETON-BY-THE-SEA >>... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Big-wave surfing: Meet the working stiffs of MavericksTyler Fox rides a wave during the second heat of Round 1 during the Mavericks B
Big-wave surfing: Meet the working stiffs of Mavericks
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 21 hours ago
Tyler Fox rides a wave during the second heat of Round 1 during the Mavericks Big Wave surfing contest off the coast of Pillar Point Marina at Mavericks surf break, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. (Patrick Tehan/Bay Area News Group) PRINCETON-BY-THE-SEA >>... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Big-wave surfing: Meet the working stiffs of MavericksTitans of Mavericks surf contest competitor Ken Collins speaks a press conferen
Big-wave surfing: Meet the working stiffs of Mavericks
Inside Bay Area / Posted 22 hours ago
Titans of Mavericks surf contest competitor Ken Collins speaks a press conference in Half Moon Bay, Calif., Thursday morning, Feb. 11, 2016, as fellow contestant Zach Wormhoudt, left, listens with three-time Mavericks champion (and now judge) Darryl... Read more
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The Mercury News
Big-wave surfing: Meet the working stiffs of MavericksTitans of Mavericks surf contest competitor Ken Collins speaks a press conferen
Big-wave surfing: Meet the working stiffs of Mavericks
The Mercury News / Posted 22 hours ago
Titans of Mavericks surf contest competitor Ken Collins speaks a press conference in Half Moon Bay, Calif., Thursday morning, Feb. 11, 2016, as fellow contestant Zach Wormhoudt, left, listens with three-time Mavericks champion (and now judge) Darryl... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Big-wave surfing: Meet the working stiffs of MavericksTitans of Mavericks surf contest competitor Ken Collins speaks a press conferen
Big-wave surfing: Meet the working stiffs of Mavericks
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 22 hours ago
Titans of Mavericks surf contest competitor Ken Collins speaks a press conference in Half Moon Bay, Calif., Thursday morning, Feb. 11, 2016, as fellow contestant Zach Wormhoudt, left, listens with three-time Mavericks champion (and now judge) Darryl... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Big-wave surfing: Meet the working stiffs of Mavericks"We just make it happen," Fox said. "Some guys are living on couches and doing
Big-wave surfing: Meet the working stiffs of Mavericks
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 22 hours ago
"We just make it happen," Fox said. "Some guys are living on couches and doing odd jobs. Some guys have real jobs. But when the waves are pumping we all get out there and share that experience." Most of the Mavericks riders exist on the outer edge... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Big-wave surfing: Meet the working stiffs of MavericksTitans of Mavericks surf contest competitor Ken Collins speaks a press conferen
Big-wave surfing: Meet the working stiffs of Mavericks
Oakland Tribune / Posted 22 hours ago
Titans of Mavericks surf contest competitor Ken Collins speaks a press conference in Half Moon Bay, Calif., Thursday morning, Feb. 11, 2016, as fellow contestant Zach Wormhoudt, left, listens with three-time Mavericks champion (and now judge) Darryl... Read more
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PhysOrg
Oldest footprints in CataloniaIchnite from the Manyanet Valley is associated with a temnospondyl. Credit: Miq
Oldest footprints in Catalonia
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Ichnite from the Manyanet Valley is associated with a temnospondyl. Credit: Miquel Crusafont Catalan Institute of Palaeontology The ichnites or fossilised footprints of the Manyanet Valley (within the municipality of Sarroca de Bellera) are in two... Read more
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Pasadena Weekly
The World Awaits“I want to challenge every John Muir High School alumni here in Pasadena and an
The World Awaits
Pasadena Weekly / Posted yesterday
“I want to challenge every John Muir High School alumni here in Pasadena and anyone else 62 and older to get their federal senior pass and visit a national park. I also want to encourage any parent or grandparent of a fourth- grader to help them get... Read more
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Ball State Daily News
Lack of lighting on campus causes unease, students saySome students say they feel unsafe walking around campus after dark because of
Lack of lighting on campus causes unease, students say
Ball State Daily News / Posted yesterday
Some students say they feel unsafe walking around campus after dark because of the lack of lighting on the sidewalks. Stevie Jarrett, a sophomore fashion major, and Candice Kreuzman, a sophomore geology and zoology major, both walk around campus... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Points Out Ornamental Rocks As an Alternative to Oil CrisisLubango — The minister of Geology and Mining, Francisco Queiroz, pointed out on
Minister Points Out Ornamental Rocks As an Alternative to Oil Crisis
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Lubango — The minister of Geology and Mining, Francisco Queiroz, pointed out on Wednesday in Lubango, southern Huíla province, the fostering the manufacturing activity of ornamental rocks, through the creation of technology of cutting, with the right... Read more
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The Brown Daily Herald
Alum brings love of bagels to Buenos AiresSeveral days a week, Jacob Eichenbaum-Pikser ’10, owner of Sheikob’s Bagels, se
Alum brings love of bagels to Buenos Aires
The Brown Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
Several days a week, Jacob Eichenbaum-Pikser ’10, owner of Sheikob’s Bagels, sets up his delivery bike on the sidewalks of Buenos Aires, Argentina to sell dozens of homemade bagels with cream cheese to passersby. In a place where many typical... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
NC coast included in potential off-shore drilling plan Zaynab Nasif | Published 12 minutes ago There might be no Kure for North Caro
NC coast included in potential off-shore drilling plan
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted yesterday
Zaynab Nasif | Published 12 minutes ago There might be no Kure for North Carolina’s off-shore drilling problem. One of eight potential planning areas for drilling — as part of the national... Read more
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National Post
Story | Business Wire News Releases | News | Financial PostCHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Coeur Mining, Inc. (“Coeur” or the “Company”) (NYSE:
Story | Business Wire News Releases | News | Financial Post
National Post / Posted yesterday
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Coeur Mining, Inc. (“Coeur” or the “Company”) (NYSE: CDE) announced year-end contained proven and probable mineral reserves of approximately 302.2 million silver equivalent ounces, a decrease of 88.5 million silver... Read more
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Business Wire
Coeur Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2015 ResultsCHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Coeur Mining, Inc. (the “Company” or “Coeur”)(NYSE: C
Coeur Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2015 Results
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Coeur Mining, Inc. (the “Company” or “Coeur”)(NYSE: CDE) reported 2015 revenue of $646.1 million, adjusted EBITDA1 of $101.2 million, adjusted net loss1 of $0.75 per share, and cash flow from operating activities of $113.5... Read more
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Payson Roundup
A river returns homeStory and Photos by Greg McKelvey, Special to the Roundup Did you know that th
A river returns home
Payson Roundup / Posted 2 days ago
Story and Photos by Greg McKelvey, Special to the Roundup Did you know that the highest waterfall in Arizona was formed by a lava flow? Standing at just over 185 feet, the Grand Falls of the Little Colorado River on the Navajo Reservation 15 miles... Read more
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Science Daily
Study challenges widely accepted theory of Yellowstone formation"Our model covered the entire history of Yellowstone volcanic activities," said
Study challenges widely accepted theory of Yellowstone formation
Science Daily / Posted 2 days ago
"Our model covered the entire history of Yellowstone volcanic activities," said Lijun Liu, a geology professor at the University of Illinois. Liu's computer model accounted for the last 40 million years, prior to even the earliest signs of... Read more
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PhysOrg
Study challenges widely accepted theory of Yellowstone formationUniversity of Illinois geology professor Lijun Liu used computer simulations to
Study challenges widely accepted theory of Yellowstone formation
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
University of Illinois geology professor Lijun Liu used computer simulations to study the origins of the Yellowstone supervolcano. Credit: L. Brian Stauffer Understanding the complex geological processes that form supervolcanoes could ultimately help... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Arizona hike: Finger Rock CanyonEntire steep, exposed trek is for experts only; turnaround points create option
Arizona hike: Finger Rock Canyon
The Arizona Republic / Posted 2 days ago
Entire steep, exposed trek is for experts only; turnaround points create options for an easier outing. Commanding the skyline above Finger Rock Canyon in the Santa Catalina Mountains is an eponymous stone pinnacle that resembles a clenched fist with... Read more
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London SE1
Earthworks: Southwark Cathedral hosts Lent art installationEach year since 2012, Lent in Southwark Cathedral has been accompanied by art i
Earthworks: Southwark Cathedral hosts Lent art installation
London SE1 / Posted 2 days ago
Each year since 2012, Lent in Southwark Cathedral has been accompanied by art installations which aim to make visitors to the Cathedral think and reflect during this important time of the Church's year. This year the artist Peter Burke is exhibiting... Read more
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International Business Times
Nasa's new space tourism posters offer futuristic travel to Mars, Jupiter and Titan Nasa's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in California has released a series of s
Nasa's new space tourism posters offer futuristic travel to Mars, Jupiter and Titan
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
Nasa's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in California has released a series of space tourism posters that offer travel to destinations in the outer space. There are posters promoting travel to planets in the solar system like Mars, Jupiter and Venus... Read more
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International Business Times
Watch Leonardo da Vinci's mechanical inventions come to life in a new Science Museum exhibition A new exhibition has started at the Science Museum in London, which showcases i
Watch Leonardo da Vinci's mechanical inventions come to life in a new Science Museum exhibition
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
A new exhibition has started at the Science Museum in London, which showcases intricate, accurate historical models based on Leonardo da Vinci's engineering design drawings. While Da Vinci is widely considered to be one of the greatest painters of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Polish Entrepreneurs Invited to Invest in AngolaLuanda — The Angolan ambassador to Poland, Domingos Culolo, invited the Polish
Polish Entrepreneurs Invited to Invest in Angola
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Luanda — The Angolan ambassador to Poland, Domingos Culolo, invited the Polish entrepreneurs to invest in Angola, at a time that the country is strongly committed to diversifying its economy. The diplomat was speaking in an economic forum of... Read more
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Scotsman
A snapshot of life on five of Scotland’s remotest islandsDESPITE being only separated by a few hundred miles, Scotland’s most remote isl
A snapshot of life on five of Scotland’s remotest islands
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
DESPITE being only separated by a few hundred miles, Scotland’s most remote islands offer very different lifestyles. Island life has an unparalleled living experience with strong communities, stunning landscapes and sense of self reliance. And... Read more
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The Advocate
Adelaide Dabezies Goodyear named Queen of CarnivalAdelaide Dabezies Goodyear’s birthday — Jan. 14 — always falls during Carnival,
Adelaide Dabezies Goodyear named Queen of Carnival
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Adelaide Dabezies Goodyear’s birthday — Jan. 14 — always falls during Carnival, that celebratory whirl from Twelfth Night to Mardi Gras. “Whenever possible, I like to have a king cake for my birthday,” said the 21-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs.... Read more
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Bluffton Today
Local business briefsCurves to celebrate anniversary Curves of Bluffton will celebrate 14 years in
Local business briefs
Bluffton Today / Posted 2 days ago
Curves to celebrate anniversary Curves of Bluffton will celebrate 14 years in business with a party from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday. Curves opened in Bluffton on Dr. Mellichamp Drive in January 2002 and moved to its current location on Red Cedar... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Antioch Lapidary Club members polish their craft in anticipation of showPaul Black explained how Mount Diablo was formed by lava squirting "like toothp
Antioch Lapidary Club members polish their craft in anticipation of show
Inside Bay Area / Posted 2 days ago
Paul Black explained how Mount Diablo was formed by lava squirting "like toothpaste" through layers of rock while he polished a piece of Woodward Ranch Plume Agate. He was yelling. The decibels were even higher than usual at the Antioch Lapidary... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Antioch Lapidary Club members polish their craft in anticipation of showPaul Black explained how Mount Diablo was formed by lava squirting "like toothp
Antioch Lapidary Club members polish their craft in anticipation of show
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 2 days ago
Paul Black explained how Mount Diablo was formed by lava squirting "like toothpaste" through layers of rock while he polished a piece of Woodward Ranch Plume Agate. He was yelling. The decibels were even higher than usual at the Antioch Lapidary... Read more
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heraldscotland
Digital champions will be backed by £500,000 to get reluctant Scots onlineTarget groups include people with disabilities, young adults seeking work, pens
Digital champions will be backed by £500,000 to get reluctant Scots online
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
Target groups include people with disabilities, young adults seeking work, pensioners and also the 77 per cent of people offline who claim lack of interest is the main factor putting them off. The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisation (SCVO)... Read more
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Deseret News
Zion's 5 best short and easy hikesThe last thing you probably want to do right now in a snow-swept Utah is hike.
Zion's 5 best short and easy hikes
Deseret News / Posted 2 days ago
The last thing you probably want to do right now in a snow-swept Utah is hike. However, this is probably the prime time to explore not-as-snowy Southern Utah—there are no crowds, the temperatures are mild and the lodging is more affordable. Lucky... Read more
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PhysOrg
Unrest and eruptionsMonogenetic cones at Mauna Kea (Hawaii, USA). Photo by Helena Albert. Credit: G
Unrest and eruptions
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
Monogenetic cones at Mauna Kea (Hawaii, USA). Photo by Helena Albert. Credit: Geology, Albert et al. Seismic, deformation, and gas activity (unrest) typically precedes volcanic eruptions. Tracking the changes of this activity with monitoring data... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Cape Council rejects effort to reduce speed limitsSpeed limits on residential streets in the city of Cape Coral will not be reduc
Cape Council rejects effort to reduce speed limits
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 3 days ago
Speed limits on residential streets in the city of Cape Coral will not be reduced below the 30 mph standard. Cape Coral City Council soundly rejected by a 6-2 vote Monday an ordinance that would have reduced maximum speeds by 5 mph. Councilmember... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Seminole County bans frackingSeminole County commissioners unanimously agreed today to ban fracking – a cont
Seminole County bans fracking
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
Seminole County commissioners unanimously agreed today to ban fracking – a controversial process of using chemicals and millions gallons of water to fracture underground rock to tap for oil or gas. "Petroleum industry accidents have a devastating... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Frack free campaigners protest against Horse Hill drilling siteHorse Hill Developments Limited (HHDL) arrived on the site on Tuesday to build
Frack free campaigners protest against Horse Hill drilling site
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 3 days ago
Horse Hill Developments Limited (HHDL) arrived on the site on Tuesday to build the rig and plan to begin extended flow testing next week, which is expected to take a fortnight. Anti-fracking protesters outside the Horse Hill site HHDL, of which UK... Read more
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EarthSky
Icy volcano in Chile about to erupt?Ash from eruption covers a volcano webcam at Chillán Image credit: SERNAGEOMIN
Icy volcano in Chile about to erupt?
EarthSky / Posted 3 days ago
Ash from eruption covers a volcano webcam at Chillán Image credit: SERNAGEOMIN Several recent events suggest that a set of glacier-covered volcanoes in the southern Chilean region of Bío-Bío, which have been showing increasing activity since... Read more
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PhysOrg
Peculiar 'cauliflower rocks' may hold clues to ancient Mars life"Cauliflower" shaped silica-rich rocks photographed by the Spirit Rover near th
Peculiar 'cauliflower rocks' may hold clues to ancient Mars life
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
"Cauliflower" shaped silica-rich rocks photographed by the Spirit Rover near the Home Plate rock formation in Gusev Crater in 2008. Could microbes have built their nodular shapes? Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech Evidence of water and a warmer, wetter... Read more
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Timmins Times
Lake Shore Gold to be bought by Tahoe ResourcesLake Shore Gold will soon become part of Tahoe Resources. The mining companies
Lake Shore Gold to be bought by Tahoe Resources
Timmins Times / Posted 3 days ago
Lake Shore Gold will soon become part of Tahoe Resources. The mining companies announced on Monday that Tahoe intends to buy a 75% stake in Lake Shore by exchanging shares in that company for Tahoe shares. This announcement comes after trading on... Read more
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PhysOrg
New insights from the stalled El Nino of 2014It may be even trickier to predict the strength of El Niño weather patterns tha
New insights from the stalled El Nino of 2014
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
It may be even trickier to predict the strength of El Niño weather patterns than previously thought, according to a study by Yale researchers. A new variable—intraseasonal wind bursts—may play an unexpected role in the way El Niño systems develop,... Read more
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