Alex Blanton

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Racist Boy Dies For 3 Minutes, Says Jesus is a N**ger.

Aug 19, 2014 at 12:13 pm<p>A young white Christian boy who briefly died on a surgeon’s operating table during a liver transplant this past weekend says …

Oil boom downside: Exploding trains

Communities throughout the U.S. and Canada are waking up to the dark side of North America’s energy boom: Trains hauling crude oil are crashing, exploding and spilling in record numbers as a fast-growing industry outpaces the federal government’s oversight.<p>In the 11 months since a runaway oil train …

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No more cracked smartphone screens, claims maker of transparent electrode

Polymer scientists at the University of Akron have developed a layer of transparent electrodes that is flexible, durable and, although unconfirmed, more efficient than modern touchscreen technology. If all you want are the CliffsNotes: this technology could eliminate the shattering of screens on …

Knicks, Lakers May Offer Next Chapter in Derek Fisher's Storied NBA Career

OKLAHOMA CITY — It was nearing midnight Saturday when Derek Fisher came to his locker to collect his things. He dressed in studied silence, pulling on khaki slacks, a crisp dress shirt, brightly hued polka-dot socks and polished dress shoes. He pivoted in place and then stepped forward into the …

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