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How a tiny songbird can fly 1700 miles over open ocean (+video) – Christian Science Monitor

31 March, 2015 Sci/Tech - Google News 0

Christian Science Monitor

How a tiny songbird can fly 1700 miles over open ocean (+video)
Christian Science Monitor
For the first time, researchers fit blackpoll warblers with geolocators to follow the birds’ ambitious migration. By Joseph Dussault, Staff Writer April 1, 2015. close. In a photo released by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology in 2014, a blackpoll warbler sits on a tree …
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Watch NASA Spin Its Flying Saucer Before It Leaves for Hawaii – io9

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Watch NASA Spin Its Flying Saucer Before It Leaves for Hawaii
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Yesterday, researchers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory put the final touches on a design that’s on its way to Hawaii for a test launch and landing before, eventually, hopefully, being deployed on Mars. And the design bears a more than passing …
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US still hoarding 0-days says EFF

31 March, 2015 Neil McAllister 0

Uncle Sam keeps vulnerability glory box locked tight

The Electronic Frontiers Foundation reckons America’s spooks aren’t living up to the Obama administration’s 2014 statement that it would disclose more vulnerabilities than it hoarded.…

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Wildlife Struggling Five Years After BP Oil Spill: Report – NBCNews.com

31 March, 2015 Business - Google News 0

NBCNews.com

Wildlife Struggling Five Years After BP Oil Spill: Report
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Nearly five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a new report says that creatures like dolphins, sea turtles and fish still haven’t fully recovered. Bottle-nose dolphins were found dead on the Louisiana coast in 2014 at four times …
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Thanks for the data retention, tech sector

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World’s lamest lobby chalks up another win

While Australians wring their hands over data retention, let’s also remember the tech sector’s abject failure to influence politics in the seven years the debate’s been running here.…

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Stocks close volatile quarter mixed: S&P up, Dow down – USA TODAY

31 March, 2015 Business - Google News 0

USA TODAY

Stocks close volatile quarter mixed: S&P up, Dow down
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Stocks tumbled Tuesday and gave back some of the gains from the previous two sessions as Wall Street closed out a volatile first quarter with mixed results. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 18.35 points, or 0.9%, to close at 2067.89 as it managed to hang …
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New U.S. Climate Target is Achievable and Sends an Important Signal to the World – Huffington Post

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New U.S. Climate Target is Achievable and Sends an Important Signal to the World
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US flag & wind turbine.png Today the U.S. formally proposed that it would cut its emissions 26-28 percent below 2005 levels by 2025. This emission reduction target shows a commitment to strong action from the U.S. to cut its carbon pollution and sends a …
Climate: Russia sketches emissions cut of up to 30%Economic Times
Obama Unveils U.S. Emissions Targets for UN Climate SummitU.S. News & World Report

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MacBook Air vs MacBook Pro: a surprising result – Geek Snack

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Geek Snack

MacBook Air vs MacBook Pro: a surprising result
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The MacBook Air and the MacBook Pro are two of the more recent Apple products that have become popular in the past few months or more. If you’re a MacBook fan, but are thinking of an upgrade, you might be thinking about buying the MacBook Pro.
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