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Pittsburgh Pirates acquire Chris Bostick from Washington Nationals for Taylor Gushue The Sports Xchange The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired infielder Chris Bostick from the Washington Nationals on Monday.
United Press International | 12 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Listen to the world's oldest-known melody In 1950, a collection of 29 tablets was discovered in the ruins of Ugarit, an ancient city in the northern region of present-day Syria, but only one had survived the intervening centuries well enough to be deciphered.
Fox News | 12 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Climate change challenge to Gina Rineharts Alpha mine dismissed by court Queensland court of appeal finds proposed mining would not detrimentally affect global greenhouse gas emissions because Asian power stations would buy coal elsewhere if Alpha blockedMiners could run afoul of Queenslands environmental protection laws if th
The Guardian | 14 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Tony Abbott at odds with Mike Baird over shark nets after teenager attacked Former prime minister says commercial shark fishery should be considered for north coast of New South WalesTony Abbott has called for nets to be put in place to protect beachgoers in regional New South Wales, saying he is on the side of people rather than
The Guardian | 15 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Mercury is ACTIVE! Images reveal planet is shrinking due to tectonic activity Images captured by Nasas Messenger spacecraft have revealed fault scarps much smaller than those seen in earlier observations, suggesting these structures are geologically young.
Mail Online | 16 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Are we making AIs racist and sexist? Researchers warn machines are learning to have human biases When large data sets include social bias, machines learn that too, explains James Zou, Assistant Professor for Biomedical Data Science at Stanford University.
Mail Online | 16 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Giant 7ft tuna fish spotted in Britain's River Severn 30 miles from the sea Kevin Brady, 33, was paddle boarding with friends Steve Burgess and Alec Foster when they came across the dead fish near to the village of Minsterworth in Gloucestershire.
Mail Online | 16 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
'It lit up the beach': reports of large meteor crash off Queensland coast Geosciences Australia confirm tremor not caused by an earthquake after eyewitnesses near Gladstone report tail in sky, bright flash and loud bangs Central Queensland residents have reported bright lights and a loud boom in the night sky, sparking speculat
The Guardian | 17 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Washing clothes releases water-polluting fibres, study finds Tiny plastic particles released by synthetic fabrics can cause harm to marine life when they enter rivers and oceansEach cycle of a washing machine could release more than 700,000 microscopic plastic fibres into the environment, according to a study. Rela
The Guardian | 17 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The radical reaction engine to be tested: 'Fighter jet' sized 4,000mph engine that could go from New York to London in under two hours to be built Reaction Engines Ltd has scaled back its design for the Sabre engine to bring about a demonstrator that is more affordable and better suited to early applications, including a potential X-plane.
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