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Red-crowned amazon

Conservation status<p>Endangered (IUCN 3.1)[1]<p>Scientific …

Barton Springs salamander

The <b>Barton Springs salamander</b> (<i>Eurycea sosorum</i>) is an endangered lungless salamander that only lives in the habitat of Barton Springs in Austin, …

Greyhound Adoptions of Florida - End Dog Racing

Greyhound Adoptions of Florida has directly or indirectly enabled some 5,000 former racing greyhounds to find homes where they are cherished as …

Comment on Greyhound racing by Greyhound Racing Research Outline & Links - New York City High Tech News

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Let dogs run on safe tracks, then adopt into loving homes

The Florida Greyhound Association, a group of racing-dog owners and trainers, takes serious the need to protect these majestic animals while allowing …

Exxon boss tells peers, Saudis their oil supply crunch bet is wrong | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil’s (XOM.N) boss Rex Tillerson told Saudi Arabia’s energy minister on Wednesday that fears of a new global oil supply crunch were exaggerated as the U.S. oil industry was adapting to the low price shock and was set to resume growth.<p>ExxonMobil Chairman and CEO Rex …

Oil

America's Next Great Metropolis Is Taking Shape In Texas

If you drive south from Dallas, or west from Houston, a subtle shift takes place. The monotonous, flat prairie that dominates much of Texas gives way to a landscape that rises and ebbs.<p>The region around Highway 35 is called the Hill Country, and although it does not seem so curvy to a Californian, …

N.C. Authorities: No Evidence To Support Father's Claim Muslim Boy Was Assaulted On Bus (UPDATE)

Oh and by the way, his dad fights terrorism for a living.<p><b>UPDATE:</b> Oct. 16 ― The Cary Police Dept. and the Wake County School System say they have not found any evidence to corroborate Zeeshan-ul-hassan Usmani’s claim that his son was assaulted aboard a school bus on Oct. 7. “Our police department …

Seeds of Occuption: India’s Stockholm Syndrome

<i>Stockholm syndrome, or capture-bonding, is a psychological phenomenon described in 1973 in which hostages express empathy and sympathy and have</i> …

Foreign Policy

Pentagon paid PR firm $540m to make fake terrorist videos

The Pentagon paid a UK PR firm half a billion dollars to create fake terrorist videos in Iraq in a secret propaganda campaign exposed by the Bureau …

How to Digitally Erase All Your Stuff When You Quit Your Job

It's your last day at your job. There will be tears! Between the cheesy sendoff at the morning meeting and the after-work happy hour, you have to do …

The Human Use Of Human Beings: Cybernetics And Society (The Da Capo series in science)

Only a few books stand as landmarks in social and scientific upheaval. Norbert Wiener's classic is one in that small company. Founder of the science …

Bank of Credit and Commerce International

The <b>Bank of Credit and Commerce International</b> (<b>BCCI</b>) was an international bank founded in 1972 by Agha Hasan Abedi, a Pakistani financier.[1] The Bank …

Context of 'July 22, 1991: Iran-Contra Related to BCCI Scandal'

In 1991, the Guardian will report that for at least the past ten years, the CIA has secretly had nearly 500 Britons on its payroll and has been …

National Security

Clintons, Contras and Cocaine

The political rise of the Clintons has been monetarily fueled by a man linked to one of the biggest banking scandals in the nation’s history. …

Bill Clinton

A Giant Galaxy Orbiting Our Own Just Appeared Out of Nowhere

Researchers scanning the skies just got a big surprise. They spotted a humongous galaxy orbiting our own, where none had been seen before. It …

Universe

Scientists Just Discovered the Origins of Oxygen in the Universe

A team of researchers just confirmed the presence of oxygen in a galaxy 13.1 billion light years away—the furthest oxygen has ever been detected. …

Universe

Orlando Shooting Suspect’s Father Is a Former TV Show Host Who Claims to Be the President of Afghanistan

While police are still working to learn more about Omar Mateen, the man who killed approximately 50 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando early this …

Afghanistan

The Last Word: Stephen King on Trump, Writing, Why Selfies Are Evil

Stephen King’s newest novel <i>End of Watch</i> (which arrived in bookstores earlier this month) is the concluding chapter in his <i>Mr. Mercedes</i> trilogy, …

Stephen King

Netflix’s ‘Stranger Things’ Trailer Promises Amblin-Style Scares, Wonder

Winona Ryder stars in the 1980s-set supernatural mystery involving a missing boy, government experiments and a strange little girl.

Google's quantum computer inches nearer after landmark performance breakthrough

Google has come up with a new quantum computing technique that could remove key limits on scalability today.<p>Google engineers have found a way to make …

Quantum Computing

10 Best DC COMICS Stories of All Time According to You, the Readers

WORLD'S FINEST STORIES<p>1 of 12<p>Even though we try to be objective here at Newsarama, sometimes it’s hard to be objective when choosing the greatest DC …

DC Comics

Terrorism As Pretext For Intervention In Middle East – OpEd

To understand the hype surrounding the phenomena of Islamic radicalism and terrorism, we need to understand the prevailing global economic order and …

Autechre: elseq et al

Joe Muggs goes deep with the seminal Warp Records duo.

DC Comics Gives A Final Verdict On The Title For The ‘Justice League’ Film

Hey look, the folks at DC Comics are showing a little self-awareness. Good for them. It was very important that they realized it was time to get introspective after the disaster that was <i>Batman v Superman</i> and with their latest announcement, they’ve proven that they at least in part understand how …

Justice League