Ron L Schwertfeger Sr.

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Sometimes, as we groggily rise from our cozy winter beds, Yellowstone greets us with pictures in the sky. What do you see in these sunrise clouds?

AP 1 Minute Headlines November 30 2015 20:30 (Eastern)

Why Mantis Shrimp Send Secret Messages Using Twisted Light

In the oceans, secret messages are being exchanged all the time. Some are obvious if you look closely enough, or at the right angle, or with sharp enough eyes. But mantis shrimps—a group of belligerent crustaceans—exchange signals that are <i>so</i> secretive that only they can see them.<p>Mantis shrimps have …

Nature

Latakia airbase: the hub of Russia’s Syrian bombing campaign

Since the end of September Russia has carried out daily strikes against targets in Syria that it considers to be terrorists. Euronews correspondant Denis Loctier is embedded with the Russian air force in Latakia:<p>“Euronews got access onto the Russian airbase in Latakia on Syria’s Mediterranean …

Mizzou student files complaint against professor who called for 'muscle'

The University of Missouri student who filmed assistant professor Melissa Click call for "muscle" to eject him from a protest sight on campus says he …

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Get Ready for Republican Debate No. 3 with Flipboard Topics

The Republican presidential candidates will meet for the third time on stage, this Wednesday. Nearly two months after their first debate, the players are mostly the same but the dynamics in the field are still shifting. Ben Carson recently pulled ahead of Donald Trump nationally and in Iowa, …

Government

Uber Refueling Its Warchest Yet Again, At A Valuation Of Up To $70BN

Another month, another billion for Uber… The ride-hailing business is reportedly raising yet again — planning to raise close to $1 billion in new investment according to the NYT citing “people close to the matter”, with investors looking at a valuation of between $60 billion and $70 billion for the …

Venture Capital

General Atomics Wants To Put Lasers On Drones

The future officially arrives in 2017<p>How do you sell the drone of the future? Build a laser into the dang thing. General Atomics, whose iconic Predator and Reaper drones are probably the first thing that come to mind when someone thinks “drone,” is independently funding the integration of a …

Drones

A Driver's License Won't Get You Through Airport Security If You Live in These States

You'll need a passport.<p>If Steven Spielberg were to stop you on the street next year and invite you to star in his movie on the condition that leave</i> …

5 Incredible Midwest Towns You Aren't Visiting -- But Should!

<i>Apostle Islands National Lakeshore (Flickr: Tim Wilson)</i><p>Living in the heart of America's Heartland lends itself to wonderful exploratory road trips. From Great Plains to arid Badlands, Great Lakes to Ozark Mountains, the Midwest is far more than flat land filled with corn, beans, and hogs - it's a …