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The Atlantic
The Bad News About Colombia's FARC DealAt one minute past midnight on August 29, the formal ceasefire between the Colo
The Bad News About Colombia's FARC Deal
The Atlantic / Posted 5 hours ago
At one minute past midnight on August 29, the formal ceasefire between the Colombian government in Bogota and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) came into effect—likely heralding the end of the longest conflict in the Western... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Looking for fall garden color? Mum’s the wordreports about when chrysanthemums were first brought to Europe, but it is widel
Looking for fall garden color? Mum’s the word
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 8 hours ago
reports about when chrysanthemums were first brought to Europe, but it is widely believed that they arrived sometime in the mid to late 1700s. At that time, the Swedish botanist Carolus Linnaeus, often referred to as the Father of Taxonomy, named... Read more
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redOrbit
Humans kickstarted climate change 200 years ago, study findscontribute to global warming for nearly two centuries, Nerilie Abram, an associ
Humans kickstarted climate change 200 years ago, study finds
redOrbit / Posted yesterday
contribute to global warming for nearly two centuries, Nerilie Abram, an associate professor from the Australian National University (ANU) School of Earth Sciences, and her colleagues discovered during the course of their research. “It was an... Read more
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Japan Today
Climate change to double number of hay fever sufferers ‹ Japan Todaythe number of seasonal allergy sufferers across Europe, with similar impacts li
Climate change to double number of hay fever sufferers ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 3 days ago
the number of seasonal allergy sufferers across Europe, with similar impacts likely in North America, researchers say. By mid-century, some 77 million people in Europe will be hit by hay fever misery, up from 33 million today, they reported in the... Read more
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dna
Climate change to double number of hay fever sufferersof seasonal allergy sufferers across Europe, with similar impacts likely in Nor
Climate change to double number of hay fever sufferers
dna / Posted 4 days ago
of seasonal allergy sufferers across Europe, with similar impacts likely in North America, researchers said Thursday. By mid-century, some 77 million people in Europe will be hit by hay fever misery, up from 33 million today, they reported in the... Read more
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Wired News
Human-Induced Climate Change Has Been Going On Longer Than You ThinkContinents and oceans in the northern hemisphere began to warm with industrial-
Human-Induced Climate Change Has Been Going On Longer Than You Think
Wired News / Posted 5 days ago
Continents and oceans in the northern hemisphere began to warm with industrial-era fossil fuel emissions nearly 200 years ago, pushing back the origins of human-induced climate change to the mid-19th century. The first signs of warming from the rise... Read more
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CTV News
Climate change could double number of hay fever sufferersof seasonal allergy sufferers across Europe, with similar impacts likely in Nor
Climate change could double number of hay fever sufferers
CTV News / Posted 5 days ago
of seasonal allergy sufferers across Europe, with similar impacts likely in North America, researchers said Thursday. By mid-century, some 77 million people in Europe will be hit by hay fever misery, up from 33 million today, they reported in the... Read more
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BBC News
Fearsome Australian 'lion' could climb trees, study sayswould have been a threat to humans, writes Myles Gough. Australia's extinct ma
Fearsome Australian 'lion' could climb trees, study says
BBC News / Posted 5 days ago
would have been a threat to humans, writes Myles Gough. Australia's extinct marsupial lion, Thylacoleo carnifex, was the continent's top predator at the time of human arrival 50,000 years ago. Weighing more than 100kg, the animal had sharp claws... Read more
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Marshall Independent
'Shantyboat' on journey to capture essence of life on riverFLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Smack dab in the middle of the Tennessee River, between t
'Shantyboat' on journey to capture essence of life on river
Marshall Independent / Posted 6 days ago
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Smack dab in the middle of the Tennessee River, between the O'Neal Bridge stretching from Muscle Shoals into Florence and TVA's Wilson Dam, a recreated relic of river history is stuck like a catfish on a line, its anchor snagged... Read more
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The Examiner
Hundreds of volunteers test the limits of area disaster planningto throw staffers at the reception center – almost all volunteers – for a loop.
Hundreds of volunteers test the limits of area disaster planning
The Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
to throw staffers at the reception center – almost all volunteers – for a loop. The screener I encounter, a Graceland University nursing student, is taken a little off guard but does exactly the right thing. She summons a supervisor. He says... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
'Shantyboat' on journey to capture essence of life on riverFLORENCE, Ala. (AP) - Smack dab in the middle of the Tennessee River, between t
'Shantyboat' on journey to capture essence of life on river
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) - Smack dab in the middle of the Tennessee River, between the O'Neal Bridge stretching from Muscle Shoals into Florence and TVA's Wilson Dam, a recreated relic of river history is stuck like a catfish on a line, its anchor snagged... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
'Shantyboat' on journey to capture essence of life on riverFLORENCE, Ala. (AP) - Smack dab in the middle of the Tennessee River, between t
'Shantyboat' on journey to capture essence of life on river
The Record Searchlight / Posted 6 days ago
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) - Smack dab in the middle of the Tennessee River, between the O'Neal Bridge stretching from Muscle Shoals into Florence and TVA's Wilson Dam, a recreated relic of river history is stuck like a catfish on a line, its anchor snagged... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
'Shantyboat' on journey to capture essence of life on riverFLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Smack dab in the middle of the Tennessee River, between t
'Shantyboat' on journey to capture essence of life on river
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Smack dab in the middle of the Tennessee River, between the O'Neal Bridge stretching from Muscle Shoals into Florence and TVA's Wilson Dam, a recreated relic of river history is stuck like a catfish on a line, its anchor snagged... Read more
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Al.com
On a shantyboat in Alabama, nights are hot, food is good and stories flowSmack dab in the middle of the Tennessee River, between the O'Neal Bridge stret
On a shantyboat in Alabama, nights are hot, food is good and stories flow
Al.com / Posted 6 days ago
Smack dab in the middle of the Tennessee River, between the O'Neal Bridge stretching from Muscle Shoals into Florence and TVA's Wilson Dam, a recreated relic of river history is stuck like a catfish on a line, its anchor snagged on God only knows... Read more
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express
BANK HOLIDAY WEATHER: Sunshine, showers AND thunder for muggy Britain with highs of 86Fday of the year so far after temperatures hit 92.84F (33.8C) in Cavendish, Suff
BANK HOLIDAY WEATHER: Sunshine, showers AND thunder for muggy Britain with highs of 86F
express / Posted 6 days ago
day of the year so far after temperatures hit 92.84F (33.8C) in Cavendish, Suffolk, yesterday. A plume of hot air from the Continent saw the mercury rocket across swathes of the country this week. Forecasters warn change is afoot, however, as... Read more
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Zero Hedge
US Futures Fall, European Stocks Rise As Stronger Dollar Sends Oil Lowerdollar also pressured previous metals with silver dropping as much as 3% to a s
US Futures Fall, European Stocks Rise As Stronger Dollar Sends Oil Lower
Zero Hedge / Posted 9 days ago
dollar also pressured previous metals with silver dropping as much as 3% to a seven-week low, while gold was down 0.6% amid the dollar’s advance. The MSCI Emerging Markets Index slid 0.6 percent, with shares in Shanghai dropping 0.8 percent,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Obasanjo Endorses Military Thrillerof the need to expose the illegalities and criminal activities of a ruthless ne
Obasanjo Endorses Military Thriller
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
of the need to expose the illegalities and criminal activities of a ruthless network of individuals spread across different continents. He had at different times worked on the Foreign and Business desks. "Chameleon" stars David Ivan Danisa, who... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
In making room for others, we make room for ourselves – and for Canadait legally should have, or were plucked from a Vietnamese refugee camp in Hong
In making room for others, we make room for ourselves – and for Canada
The Globe and Mail / Posted 11 days ago
it legally should have, or were plucked from a Vietnamese refugee camp in Hong Kong in the 1970s and landed in Edmonton in mid-winter, or were flown from Chile to Vancouver after the 1973 coup, or fetched up in Montreal as a deserter from the U.S.... Read more
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New Kerala
Chungking Mansions, where nationalities, continents merge (Travelogue) - newkerala.com #107455that brings together under one roof the business of commerce and hospitality as
Chungking Mansions, where nationalities, continents merge (Travelogue) - newkerala.com #107455
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
that brings together under one roof the business of commerce and hospitality as also citizens from all the habitable continents of the world. Welcome to the world of Chungking Mansions. Located at Nathan Road, the ever-busy Tsim Sha Tsui... Read more
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Scotsman
Lee Clark on the day he met Sophia Loren nakedgoing to turn up as their manager the day after Valentine’s Day – no one did. B
Lee Clark on the day he met Sophia Loren naked
Scotsman / Posted 11 days ago
going to turn up as their manager the day after Valentine’s Day – no one did. But he saved the club from relegation and, amid memorable scenes of joy and relief, sprinted along the touchline like it was a dad’s race at school sports day and threw... Read more
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Evening Standard
World's most liveable cities revealed - but London doesn't make top 50score reflect that it is a victim of its own success.” The report reveals that
World's most liveable cities revealed - but London doesn't make top 50
Evening Standard / Posted 12 days ago
score reflect that it is a victim of its own success.” The report reveals that the highest ranked cities tend to be “mid-sized cities in wealthier countries with a relatively low population density”. This offers most of the benefits of a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Addressing the Quality of Higher Educationcelluloid city Mumbai- Sanjay Leela Bhansalli. This kind of cultural ties and p
Addressing the Quality of Higher Education
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
celluloid city Mumbai- Sanjay Leela Bhansalli. This kind of cultural ties and penchants persist in countries across African continent. Why it should not be? According to a tome dated way back to mid-first century Periplus of the Red Sea (Latin... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Eying Diaspora As Driver of Economic Developmentmajor areas in Zanzibar to benefit from members of the Diaspora; it includes th
Eying Diaspora As Driver of Economic Development
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
major areas in Zanzibar to benefit from members of the Diaspora; it includes the introduction of PhD program at the State University of Zanzibar (SUZA) in Kiswahili language. Ambassador Mr Mohamed Ramia Abdiwawa, advisor to Dr Shein, on 'Foreign... Read more
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Daily Mail
Geologist finds crust of 'lost ocean' that formed 340m years agocrust: Geologist finds floor of 'lost ocean' that formed 340 million years ago,
Geologist finds crust of 'lost ocean' that formed 340m years ago
Daily Mail / Posted 15 days ago
crust: Geologist finds floor of 'lost ocean' that formed 340 million years ago, long before the Atlantic was created A mid-ocean ridge was discovered beneath the eastern Mediterranean It suggests it is an area of oceanic crust left behind by... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
JAMA Turns Over Its Pages to Neoliberal Policy Erasure on Health Care, Because Obamawhich is why paradigm shifts take so long, and why science proceeds “one funera
JAMA Turns Over Its Pages to Neoliberal Policy Erasure on Health Care, Because Obama
Naked Capitalism / Posted 23 days ago
which is why paradigm shifts take so long, and why science proceeds “one funeral at a time”! Of course, these days, when university administrators think of themselves as executives, and have structured teaching and research like a tournament... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Back home from the Outbackfriends and start from scratch." Buser, a 2014 graduate of Cañon City High Sch
Back home from the Outback
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 26 days ago
friends and start from scratch." Buser, a 2014 graduate of Cañon City High School, spent her spring semester at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. The semester ran from mid-February to mid-June. The trip was through CSU's International... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Seeking out Africa’s true historyBOOK INFO African History: A Very Short Introduction John Parker & Richard Ra
Seeking out Africa’s true history
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 27 days ago
BOOK INFO African History: A Very Short Introduction John Parker & Richard Rathbone. Oxford University Press, 2007. ISBN-10: 0192802488; 144 pages. Kevin Baldeosingh This is both a book of history and historiography, ie it covers both events... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Seaweeds Envelope Sierra Leone Beachesof iron and nutrient-rich Saharan dust in the ocean. The tourism sector was sh
Seaweeds Envelope Sierra Leone Beaches
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
of iron and nutrient-rich Saharan dust in the ocean. The tourism sector was shattered by the dreaded Ebola disease in mid 2014 to 2015. This invasion of seaweeds may add salt to the economic injury if it is not addressed immediately. Lumley... Read more
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PhysOrg
New methods revealing formation history of the Hangay Dome in Mongolia(picture a giant magma bubble pushing up against the crust) to delamination, wh
New methods revealing formation history of the Hangay Dome in Mongolia
PhysOrg / Posted 29 days ago
(picture a giant magma bubble pushing up against the crust) to delamination, where a piece of the crust detaches from the continent, allowing partially molten rock from the asthenosphere to fill in beneath it and lift it. Enter NC State geologist... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uganda Stuck in New Scramble for AU Job After Kazibwe DefeatBy Tabu Butagira and Frederic Musisi Dr Kazibwe headed to Kigali with a Harvar
Uganda Stuck in New Scramble for AU Job After Kazibwe Defeat
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
By Tabu Butagira and Frederic Musisi Dr Kazibwe headed to Kigali with a Harvard University doctorate degree pinned up on her sleeve and wearing a political armlet of being Africa's first female vice president. Hers was a race to fly Uganda's flag as... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Moving elegy to a dying environmentwas also here to research details for Barkskins, some of which is set in the ka
Moving elegy to a dying environment
Otago Daily Times / Posted a month ago
was also here to research details for Barkskins, some of which is set in the kauri forests of Northland in the mid-19th century. The novel begins in the late 17th century and spans more than three centuries up to today, tracking the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Swimming with sharks? Just another day at the officeSeven Lessons From The Wild at Croc World Conservation Centre on the KZN South
Swimming with sharks? Just another day at the office
iol.co.za / Posted 1 months ago
Seven Lessons From The Wild at Croc World Conservation Centre on the KZN South Coast on August 13. After leaving Durban University of Technology in the 1990s, Duane started shooting news in London. But the cold, wet UK winters soon had him... Read more

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