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James Carroll, a noted Catholic Church observer and author, calls Pope Francis a radical, not only for his positions, but his style of leadership. “I predict this shift in the way power is exercised is what will make him a radical, leaving behind the questions of liberal versus conservative and all of the things that have divided the church.” http://cbc.sh/mHkwR4W What do you think of casting the new Pope as a radical?

Mysterious Underground Object Blocks Seattle Highway

They call it…the Object.<p>A mysterious mass deep under the ground in Seattle has put a stop to Bertha, the world's largest tunneling machine, and engineers are baffled.<p>The mostly automated Bertha is 300 feet long and five stories tall, making it the largest tunnel-boring machine on the planet. It was …

Ice Age

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