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Yellowstone – Monumental: Skiing Our National Parks

<b>I watched Electric Peak</b> for years.<p>The broad 10,969-foot swell of land is visible from many high points in the surrounding region, its north ridge …

4chan is running out of money

The infamous message board 4chan is struggling to stay afloat and will have to make changes to reduce costs, the site’s owner wrote in a post on Sunday. "4chan can't afford infrastructure costs, network fee, servers cost, CDN and etc, now," writes Hiroyuki Nisimura, who bought the site from its …

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Dinosaur footprint among largest on record discovered in Mongolia's Gobi Desert

Scientists have unearthed in Mongolia's Gobi Desert one of the biggest dinosaur footprints ever recorded, measuring over a metre in length.<p>The enormous print, which measures 106cm (42 inches) in length and 77cm in width and dates back more than 70 million years, offers a fresh clue about the giant …

Air Traffic Controllers And Pilots Can Now Communicate Electronically

The control tower at a major metropolitan airport can be a pretty chatty place.<p>Some of the chatter comes from air traffic controllers literally and phonetically spelling out the routes pilots need to follow to their destinations, using the foxtrot-lima-sierra-tango alphabet.<p>When a weather issue — …

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