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The Claude Rains Award for total transparency: Mike Huckabee, for his forthright declaration that "I didn't kidnap the Lindbergh baby, I didn't sink the Titanic, and I wasn't standing on the grassy knoll in Dealey Plaza in Dallas on November 22, 1963."...
From: Reason | By: Glenn Garvin | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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U.S. President Barack Obama is set to unveil new regulations Monday aimed at cutting carbon pollution that comes from the nation’s power plants. The goal is for plants to reduce their carbon emissions by 32 percent below 2005 levels by the year 2030....
From: Voice of America | By: VOA News | Sunday, August 2, 2015
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The Obama administration will formally adopt an ambitious regulation for cutting greenhouse-gas pollution on Monday, requiring every state to reduce emissions from coal-burning power plants and putting the country on a course that could change the way...
From: Free Republic | By: Washington Post | Sunday, August 2, 2015
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President Obama will unveil on Monday a set of environmental regulations devised to sharply cut planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions from the nation’s power plants and ultimately transform America’s electricity industry....
From: New York Times | By: CORAL DAVENPORT and GARDINER HARRIS | Sunday, August 2, 2015
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. nuclear industry has made a last-minute push to urge the Obama administration to protect the country's 100 nuclear units in its forthcoming carbon rule and prevent the early retirement of several plants. Representatives...
From: Business Insider | By: Valerie Volcovici | Sunday, August 2, 2015
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VIRGINIA BEACH It was another hot summer afternoon in Hampton Roads, and another slow rush hour in the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel. NPR played inside a four-door pickup as it ambled along in the traffic. The driver's attention drifted to the cavernous,...
From: Norfolk Virginian-Pilot | By: HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com | Sunday, August 2, 2015
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VIRGINIA BEACH It was another hot summer afternoon in Hampton Roads, and another slow rush hour in the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel. NPR played inside a four-door pickup as it ambled along in the traffic. The driver's attention drifted to the cavernous,...
From: Norfolk Virginian-Pilot | By: HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com | Sunday, August 2, 2015
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Some say the so-called sharing economy has gotten away from its central premise—sharing....
From: The Atlantic | By: Nancy Cook | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Saturday Night at the MoviesDeath by Cocoa Puff: That Sugar Film ***By Dennis HartleyCoconut fudge really blows down those blues. On the downside, it also leads to metabolic syndrome, obesity, cardiovascular disease, a fatty liver, and type II diabetes....
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Sunday, August 2, 2015
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Greek yogurt gets all the love when it comes to excellent protein sources for weight loss, but it's not the only food that can offer you sustained energy, satiate your hunger, and help curb your sugar cravings. Don't leave out the unsung hero of the...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny-Sugar | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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What’s this? Sanaa Lathan and French Montana spotted out together…again? Yep, the twosome is fueling dating rumors after being spotted at dinner together. Check out the video and peep flicks of Safaree Samuels and his new chick Zashia Santiago stunting...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: _YBF | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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"Am I your friend to wish me a good day?" a soldier asks a Palestinian youth of 18 at Hebron checkpoint, then clubs him with a rifle, breaking his jaw. Naser Jaber had said, "Good day" to the soldier after being waved through
From: Mondoweiss | By: Kate | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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The team is turning to alternative energy sources. The Ravens are continuing to be trailblazers by leading the league in eco-friendliness. They were the first team to earn a LEED-certified Gold designation by the U.S. Green Building Council for their...
From: Baltimore Beatdown | By: Nathan Beaucage | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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China and Russia have been front-and-center in the Central Asia conversation. Beijing has been pushing westward — in part aiming to find new countries to which it can export its goods as Western demand slows and China transitions into a consumption-based...
From: Business Insider | By: Elena Holodny | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Before summer disappears completely, maybe it’s time to plan a trip to Europe. When you stay in one of these luxurious European eco spa resorts, you’ll never need a “vacation from your vacation”. Perfectly situated to explore Europe’s most...
From: EcoSalon | By: Donna Sozio | Sunday, August 2, 2015
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Reese Witherspoon looks pretty in polka dots and clear shades as she heads into a building on Friday afternoon (July 31) in Los Angeles. Later that day, the 39-year-old actress took to her Instagram to show off her new summer hairdo. PHOTOS: Check out...
From: Just Jared | By: Just Jared | Sunday, August 2, 2015
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Neurotracking, video games, laughing rats, brainwave sniper training, robot love, and a "pernicious libertarian"
From: Reason | By: Ronald Bailey | Friday, July 31, 2015
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While you count the money your super PAC raked in this quarter, take our latest Week to Week news quiz to see how the other half lives. Here are some random but real hints: The sooner the better; the price of infamy; makes for an easy getaway; and sometimes...
From: Urlesque | By: John Zipperer | Friday, July 31, 2015
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[SciDev.Net] Nairobi -African rivers emit a vast amount of greenhouse gases, a major paper on this understudied topic reveals.
From: All Africa | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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A mother’s difficult quest to discover what her childrens’ toys are made of—and whether they are safe and environmentally friendly....
From: The Atlantic | By: Jamie Passaro | Friday, July 31, 2015
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Climate pressures lead to rise in 'new-age orphans' in India's delta Earth now halfway to UN global warming limit Forests suck up less carbon after drought Northern forests falter in combating climate change People's Climate March: the revolution starts...
From: Skeptical Science | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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YANKEES (58-44) Jacoby Ellsbury CF Brett Gardner LF Alex Rodriguez DH Mark Teixeira 1B Carlos Beltran RF Chase Headley 3B John Ryan Murphy C Brendan Ryan 2B Didi Gregorius SS RHP Bryan Mitchell (0-0, 2.89) Mitchell has never faced any of the White Sox...
From: LoHud Yankees Blog | By: Chad Jennings | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Wisconsin's Scott Walker and five other governors are refusing to comply with the Obama administration's plan to curb electric power plant carbon emissions. Next week, the Environmental Protection Agency is expected to announce what may be the Obama...
From: AOL Television | By: Elliott Negin | Friday, July 31, 2015
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Pregnancy announcement stories are always so sweet — and sometimes funny! Coco Austin's is no different, and considering all the emotion she felt, it'll be a story to tell for a long time to come! [ Related: Coco Gushes Over "Easy" Pregnancy ] When...
From: Perez Hilton | By: Perez Hilton | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (REG) will acquire substantially all the assets of Imperium Renewables, Inc., including a 100-million gallon nameplate capacity biomass-based diesel refinery and deepwater port terminal at the Port of Grays Harbor, Washington....
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Is Dana Milbank – one of the Washington Compost’s many leftist columnists – really a girly man or do you think he’s just pretending? "Finally, Senate Republicans are standing up to the bully who terrorized them the past two and a half years —...
From: Free Republic | By: PJ Media | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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When opponents strike a telling blow, don't counterattack directly. Instead, hit back at the attackers. This is the mainstream media's stratagem for dealing with the series of undercover videos showing Planned Parenthood officials talking about making...
From: Get Religion | By: Jim Davis | Friday, July 31, 2015
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THIS week's print edition has an array of economics articles that may be of interest. The following have particularly caught our eye:Moldova's economy: Gutted (Finance)Renewable energy: Puffs of hope (Leaders)Turkey's economy: Flightless (Finance)And...
From: The Economist | Friday, July 31, 2015
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In Puerto Rico, July is the cruelest month. It opens with an ironic bang on Fourth of July weekend, with U.S. Independence Day also a holiday, despite the U.S. territory having its own independence movement--no fireworks, but plenty of beach, barbecue,...
From: TV Squad | By: Maritza Stanchich, Ph.D. | Friday, July 31, 2015
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The government of the southern Mexico state of Oaxaca says residents of a heavily Indian area have approved the installation of a huge wind power project in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec....
From: Fox News | Friday, July 31, 2015
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Governor attacks critics, fears human 'extinction' at climate-change confab.
From: Reason | By: Steven Greenhut | Friday, July 31, 2015
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Pope Francis has made it clear how strongly he believes climate change needs to be addressed, in his recent encyclical, the Washington Post reports. The Pope paints a dire future in the event humans do not address climate change. “Each year sees the...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Dean Chambers | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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'Waterweavers' shows how rivers, fibers and recycled plastic bottles are all part of the culture of the country.
From: NPR | By: Jessie Rack | Sunday, August 2, 2015
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With all the revelations that have come out about the NSA and our foreign and domestic spy programs, it can, at times, become difficult to parse out exactly what we're supposed to be getting pissed off about and what is the exact kind of spy-work we...
From: Techdirt | By: Timothy Geigner | Friday, July 31, 2015
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The first step to saving on groceries is to be more conscious of your spending and the ways you can save. Extreme couponing may overwhelm you, but there are plenty of other strategies you can take that will cut your grocery bill. Here is a list of every...
From: SavvySugar | By: Emily-Co | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Yay! Carlos is back…a little.
From: Geekosystem | By: Alex Townsend | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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“In the strongest action ever taken in the United States to combat climate change, President Obama will unveil on Monday a set of environmental regulations devised to sharply cut planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions from the nation’s power plants...
From: Taegan Goddard's Political Wire | By: Taegan Goddard | Sunday, August 2, 2015
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Without a doubt, fresh blueberry scones are one of our favourite weekend indulgences. Finding the perfect recipe took a bit of trial and error. The recipe below is the result of a lot of tweeking. These have the right texture, they are light as air,...
From: Recipezaar | Sunday, August 2, 2015
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Last year around this time I wrote an article highlighting a groundbreaking event at the Dry Lake Solar Energy Zone (SEZ), about 25 miles north of town. For the first time ...
From: Las Vegas Sun | Sunday, August 2, 2015
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In Puerto Rico, poverty and lax rules have stranded about 300,000 dogs as strays. So, rescue groups are sending many of those dogs to the mainland — and trying to change attitudes on the island.
From: NPR | By: Marisa Peñaloza | Sunday, August 2, 2015
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Skiing outside of Beijing has long been an icy and treacherous affair. Like everywhere else in China, the hills tend to be packed with people. And most seemed to spend their time sprawled out on the hill, forming a human obstacle course. China’s...
From: Washington Post | By: Ana Swanson | Friday, July 31, 2015
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For lovers of exponential thinking, the best place on Earth - and so by default the solar system - to immerse yourself in such ideas might be Silicon Valley. Those in the know make a beeline for Singularity University based at NASA's Ames Research Center...
From: That's Fit | By: Owen Gaffney | Friday, July 31, 2015
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As the negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership wind down, key environmental provisions might be the difference in congressional approval. The post What Does The New Environmental Chapter Mean For The TPP? Not Much, Activists Say appeared first...
From: Climate Progress | By: Samantha Page | Friday, July 31, 2015
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Sectran Security armored truck Have you ever thought about the carbon footprint of your money? Everything we use has to be transported from place to place, including the cash in our wallets. And the big, hulking diesel armored trucks that move money...
From: Popular Science | Friday, July 31, 2015
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Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I hope they bring similar success to your life. 1. Eleanor Roosevelt on pushing your limits “Do one thing every...
From: The Simple Dollar | By: Trent Hamm | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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The Houston and Brown families attended a wake for Bobbi Kristina Brown yesterday to say goodbye to their loved one. Peep the somber pics inside… Bobby Brown was spotted puffy eyed and seemingly grief stricken as he walked outside of the wake for his...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: _YBF | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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The dentist told me my teeth are hypercalcified and that is why they're strong, but when I look up "hypercalcification" it seems to be a defect. Anyone heard of this?I am in my 30s and have never been prone to developing cavities, though I love candy...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: thetortoise | Sunday, August 2, 2015
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An oral history of the Sandra Bullock scene that matters.
From: The Kernel | By: James Crugnale | Sunday, August 2, 2015
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Washington (AFP) - President Barack Obama will Monday unveil what he called the "biggest, most important step we've ever taken" to fight climate change, a sensitive issue central to his legacy.The White House will release the final version of America's...
From: Business Insider | Sunday, August 2, 2015
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Try not to panic.
From: The Kernel | By: Patrick Howell O'Neill | Sunday, August 2, 2015
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