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In The Pacific Northwest, Oil Train Derailment Highlights Potential Dangers

The number of trains carrying oil along the Columbia River between Oregon and Washington could dramatically increase. There's a plan to ship more oil from the Bakken region of North Dakota to a proposed oil terminal in southwest Washington state. An oil train derailment earlier this year has shown …

Oil & Gas Industry

China's Hybrid Spaceplane Could Reset The 21st Century Space Race

It takes off from a runway, flies at hypersonic speeds, then rockets into orbit<p>While SpaceX is making news with its recoverable rockets, China announced that it is working on the next big thing in spaceflight: a hypersonic spaceplane.<p>The China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation is …

DEA Loosens Restrictions On Marijuana Research, But Not Use

Proceeding as scheduled<p>States across the country have begun the push to legalize marijuana, but at a federal level, the drug remains verboten.<p>In a highly anticipated decision announced today the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) decreed that marijuana would remain a Schedule I drug, maintaining …

Cannabis

Ghost-Particle Hunters Come Up Empty-Handed

The sad case of the missing neutrino<p>The past few days have been rough for physicists. Late last week, scientists from the Large Hadron Collider said they had not, after all, seen a hoped-for new particle. And then neutrino hunters looking for a new flavor of the ghostly particles announced they …

Physics

The Zhu Zhu Effect? Salman Khan and team upset with 'Tubelight' heroine's social media revelation!

It was an announcement made a little too early. Call it over-enthusiasm, but Salman Khan and his team aren’t too happy that Chinese actress Zhu Zhu …

OMG! Deepika Padukone Didn't Want To Sign xXx: The Return Of Xander Cage!

xXx<p>xXx: The Return of Xander Cage is the third film in the series after 2002's film xXx and 2005's film xXx: State of the Union.<p>(In Pic-Vin Diesel …

Bollywood

Google is secretly creating a new OS that's not based on Linux

Here’s a bit of unexpected Friday news: Google is building a completely new operating system. As in, not just an upgrade to Android or Chrome OS, but instead, a new system that’s not derived from the Linux kernel.<p>It’s called Fuchsia. While Google hasn’t officially announced anything about the OS, …

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