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Oil-Soaked Wildlife Turn Up On California Coast, As Cleanup Efforts Continue Workers continue to clean the coastline near Santa Barbara, where some 105,000 gallons of crude oil were spilled. Several pelicans, both dead and alive, have been found soaked in oil.
NPR.org | May 23, 2015 9:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Decade After Katrina, Pointing Finger More Firmly at Army Corps An article by experts involved in some previous examinations of the catastrophe contends that fault should fall squarely on the Army Corps of Engineers.
New York Times | May 23, 2015 8:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Memorial Day Meals: Expert Tips for Packing a Healthy Picnic Memorial Day is considered the unofficial start of summer and perhaps the unofficial start of the outdoor eating season. Picnics are appealing, especially to people in colder climates who don't get many chances to eat outside in nice weather and enjoy a s
Yahoo! News | May 23, 2015 6:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
No rest for the Arctic: As big oil pulls out, military muscles in When oil prices crashed, ecologists hoped the Arctic would get some breathing space. Instead, the military occupied this pristine wilderness, says Fred Pearce (full text available to subscribers)
NewScientist.com | May 23, 2015 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Britain still deeply divided because of Henry VIII reformation, says Cambridge prof Professor Robert Tombs said that the UK was still deeply divided into left and right, the roots of which lie in the 16th century break from the Catholic Church
Telegraph.co.uk | May 23, 2015 2:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
See Jupiter and the Moon in Night Sky Spectacle Tonight There, about half way up from the south-southwest horizon to the overhead point, youll see an eye-catching sight for the Memorial Day weekend: Jupiter and the moon in a celestial display. Tonight, a rather wide crescent moon, 34-percent illuminated will b
Yahoo! News | May 23, 2015 1:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Record-Breaking Energy Unleashed in Largest Atom Smasher The world's largest atom smasher is really cranking now: Protons zipped around the giant underground ring at near light-speed and collided head on, releasing record-breaking energies. The beauty of the fallout from these powerful particle smash-ups c
Yahoo! News | May 23, 2015 12:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Good looking: Super lens implants are going mainstream Novel kinds of artificial eye lenses are allowing both the short-sighted and long-sighted to see fine without glasses, even for reading (full text available to subscribers)
NewScientist.com | May 23, 2015 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Santa Barbara Oil Spill Reopens Fierce Environmental Debate The long-term environmental impacts of this week's oil spill in California may not be clear for some time. Meantime, the spill has reignited a fierce local debate over off-shore oil drilling.
NPR.org | May 23, 2015 11:54 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ring a bell? Dig could uncover Big Bens daddy An excavation of parliament to find the original bell, Great Tom, could unwrap many medieval secrets Continue reading...
The Guardian | May 23, 2015 11:11 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend