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Enhanced Data Display (EDD)

Enhanced Data Display (EDD), Duluth, Minnesota. 3.3K likes. The Enhanced Data Display (EDD) is an experiemental GIS-centric meteorological display …

War Goes Viral

How social media is being weaponized across the world<p>Like most every­thing today, the campaign was launched with a hashtag. But instead of promoting a new album or a movie release, #AllEyesOnISIS announced the 2014 invasion of northern Iraq—a bloody takeover that still haunts global politics two …

To improve health, cities are changing their streetlights

<b>(CNN) —</b> In response to recent guidance by the American Medical Association against the use of powerful LED lights, cities such as Phoenix; Lake Worth, Florida; and 25 towns in Connecticut are now opting for street lamps with lower color temperatures, meaning less blue light emission.<p>The …

Los Angeles

Britain's abandoned stations, tracks and trains: readers' pictures

Devolution has given councils the power to reopen lines that haven’t been used since the 1960s. We asked you to show us the country’s railways that should be brought back to life<p>An earlier version of this gallery showed a building that was not the disused Redditch station, as stated in a caption. …

The Most Frightening Political Fix

The Juno Spacecraft Reaches Jupiter

N<i>ASA</i> has a habit of scheduling high-stakes maneuvers to coincide with patriotic holidays. On July 4, 1997, at lunchtime, the Mars Pathfinder mission successfully landed Sojourner, the first Martian rover. Eleven years ago, on the same date, the Deep Impact probe successfully collided with the comet …

Astronomy

The $5 Billion Panama Canal Expansion Opens Sunday, Amidst Shipping Concerns

After more than $5 billion and close to a decade of construction, Panama opens the long awaited expansion of its storied canal. Set to potentially double its current cargo, the expansion has weathered cost disputes, serious questions regarding its design and a global slump in international shipping.<p>…

Panama Canal

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Tensions Between US/NATO & Russia Are Flaring Dangerously

<i>Submitted by Chris Martenson via PeakProsperity.com,</i>As if there weren’t enough crises to worry about in the world already, from shooting rampages to …

The Lost Tommies by Ross Coulthart review – young martyrs to pointlessness

Recently unearthed in an abandoned French farmhouse, these haunting portraits of British soldiers on the Somme are a lesson to us – and to Isis<p>“Lest we forget” is the trusting motto of first world war commemorations. All the same, preoccupied by later disasters, we have forgotten this most …

The Secret Racist History of the Democratic Party

Have you heard of Josiah Walls or Hiram Rhodes Revels? How about Joseph Hayne Rainey? If not, you’re not alone. I taught history and I never knew …

A Surge Of Startups Is Changing Life In Utah

In Provo office parks and Salt Lake City startup incubators, tech is increasingly making a home for itself in the Beehive State. But not everyone's happy about tech’s impact on the Utah way of life.<p>A troop of giddy engineers is barreling out of Instructure's headquarters and onto a parking deck …

Our Next President Must Stand Up to Putin

Whoever takes over the White House in 2017 will face an aggressive, revanchist Russia that is a threat to the United States and our allies. No amount …

'Free' Windows 10 Reveals Its Expensive Secret

<i>Windows 10 is free</i>.<p>This is a statement which makes many people uneasy. After all Windows didn’t used to be free and nothing in life is ever really free, right? So when will the <i>real cost</i> of Windows 10 be revealed? Well now we know and it hits both customers and Microsoft in very different ways…<p>Let’s …

Windows 10

Art History Movies Everybody Needs to Watch

Woman in Gold (2015)<p>Let’s start the list with a recent achievement directed by Simon Curtis. With Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds in the main roles, …

Art

Three Americans kidnapped in Baghdad freed and transferred to US embassy

Men working for US defence company thought to have been abducted by Shia militia while at a party about a month ago<p>Three American contractors kidnapped from a party at their translator’s house in Baghdad about a month ago have been freed and handed over to the US embassy.<p>The men are in good health …

America's top spy reportedly was aware that analysts were cooking ISIS intelligence reports

Analysts at US Central Command, the Pentagon agency covering security interests in nations throughout the Middle East and Central Asia, reportedly complained to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, headed by Director of National Intelligence James Clapper.<p>The analysts said their …

Antietam: Another look at image of a fallen Rebel

<b>Alexander Gardner/Library of Congress</b><br>You may have seen this Alexander Gardner photograph of the body of Rebel soldier at Antietam scores of times in …

A hacker's next target is just a Web search away

"Google dorking." It sounds goofy, but it could be just the ticket for a hacker looking to stir mayhem.<p>The search technique is one of several methods that bad guys can use to find vulnerable computer systems and trace them to a specific place on the Internet. All they have to do is type in the …

Bill Weir Hopes Season 2 of CNN's 'The Wonder List' Is a Refreshing Pause From Politics

“I’m hoping the breaking-news gods smile on us Sunday nights,” says host of program that seeks out stories of other cultures<p>CNN will take a brief …

Southern Africa

‘I just hope she didn’t suffer’: Constable accidentally kills 12-year-old girl during eviction

Twelve-year-old Ciara Meyer was standing behind her father when a constable came to the door.<p>The officer was serving an eviction notice Monday morning at their apartment near Duncannon, Pa., when police said the girl’s father pointed a rifle at the constable’s chest. Police said the officer drew …

President Obama proposes to make gun crimes illegal-er.

Let's examine. First, from the White House:<p>Over the past decade in America, more than 100,000 people have been killed as a result of gun violence—and …

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Putin ousts Obama from AFP's list of world's most influential politicians

Russian President Putin has entered the top three of most influential politicians in the world along with Angela Merkel and Pope Francis.<p>The Russian …

AZ Sheriff Babeu: We've Had 10,000 Unaccompanied Juveniles In Two Months

Pinal County, AZ Sheriff and Congressional candidate Paul Babeu (R) stated, “just the last two months alone, we’ve had 10,000 unaccompanied …

10 Facts: Battles for Chattanooga

<i>After assuming command of the Military Division of the Mississippi, Union General Ulysses S. Grant fought a series of battles to end the siege of</i> …