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Tool for a cleaner Long Island Sound

Science Daily - February 19, 2017 - 3:51pm
Ecologists have pinpointed sources of nitrogen pollution along Long Island Sound, and shows municipalities what they might do to alleviate it.
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Repetitive head injuries may not cause movement problems for former NFL players

Science Daily - February 19, 2017 - 3:51pm
Former NFL players who had repeated head injuries may not have significant problems with motor functions later in life, according to a preliminary study.
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A world beyond passwords

CBS - February 19, 2017 - 3:26pm
One in four people has to reset a computer password at least once a month; fortunately new technologies may make passwords (even those spelled p@$$wØrd) obsolete
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Email etiquette from Faith Salie

CBS - February 19, 2017 - 3:00pm
"Sunday Morning" contributor Faith Salie has some words of advice to all who debate using "CC:" or "Reply All" when responding to email.
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Talara--Peru's Great Ice Age Tar Trap

Scientific American - February 19, 2017 - 3:00pm
For sticky Ice Age fossils, Talara is second only to La Brea

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new Pennsylvania links natural gas fracking with quakes

geology topix - February 19, 2017 - 2:48pm

Pennsylvania environmental regulators have found a likely correlation between a natural gas company's fracking operation and a series of tiny earthquakes in western Pennsylvania last year. The quakes were recorded last April in Lawrence County, about 50 miles north of Pittsburgh and close to a natural gas well pad owned by Houston-based Hilcorp Energy Co.

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SpaceX successfully launches rocket after Saturday setback

BBC - February 19, 2017 - 2:46pm
The US rocket company sends a cargo ship to resupply the International Space Station.
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Trump administration mulls changes to trade deficit calculations: WSJ

Reuters - February 19, 2017 - 2:22pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is mulling changes to how it calculates U.S. trade deficits in a way that would likely help bolster political arguments to renegotiate key trade deals, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, citing people involved in the discussions.
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Resetting our password habits

CBS - February 19, 2017 - 2:15pm
A CBS News poll found that roughly one in four people has to reset a computer password at least once a month. And so the password process often goes - reset it, and then forget it again. With security breaches more common than ever before, Susan Spencer goes in search of what makes passwords unhackable, and learns about new technologies that may make passwords (even those spelled p@$$wØrd) obsolete.
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SpaceX launches rocket from NASA's historic moon pad

CBS - February 19, 2017 - 2:14pm
Rocket blasts off from Kennedy Space Center's Launch Complex 39A – where astronauts flew to the moon nearly a half-century ago
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Senators look to new sanctions against Iran for missile development

Reuters - February 19, 2017 - 2:06pm
MUNICH (Reuters) - U.S. Republican senators plan to introduce legislation to impose further sanctions on Iran, accusing it of violating U.N. Security Council resolutions by testing ballistic missiles and acting to "destabilise" the Middle East, a U.S. senator said Sunday.
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Trump administration drafts plan to raise asylum bar, speed deportations

Reuters - February 19, 2017 - 2:00pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Department of Homeland Security has prepared new guidance for immigration agents aimed at speeding up deportations by denying asylum claims earlier in the process.
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Trump’s fragile male ego craves the dangerous drug of adulation | Joan Smith

The Guardian - February 19, 2017 - 12:49pm

The president’s hyped-up behaviour at his Florida rally was an alarming display of his neediness. Maybe he should have his own theme park

Therapy has never been so expensive. At the weekend, it cost American taxpayers millions of dollars to fly Donald Trump down to Florida so he could hold a session with thousands of adoring fans after another trying week in the White House. At a cost of roughly $3m per trip, it would have been cheaper to hire Dr Freud but, sadly, aides who tried to contact him discovered he has been dead since 1939.

Instead, the 45th president of the US invited on stage a man who later revealed he has a 6ft cardboard model of his hero and talks to it every day.

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Inside the U.S.'s Only Ocean Exploration Ship

Scientific American - February 19, 2017 - 12:00pm
Okeanos Explorer is like Houston, Cape Canaveral and the space shuttle all rolled into one

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SpaceX launches rocket from NASA's historic moon pad

AP News - February 19, 2017 - 11:57am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- A SpaceX rocket soared from NASA's long-idled moonshot pad Sunday, sending up space station supplies from the exact spot where astronauts embarked on the lunar landings nearly a half-century ago....
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Roaming telescope brings Kenyan kids views of night sky

AP News - February 19, 2017 - 11:43am
MOLO, Kenya (AP) -- Thousands of schoolchildren in Kenya are getting a rare opportunity to look at the stars....
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Iraq launches offensive on last Islamic State stronghold in Mosul

Reuters - February 19, 2017 - 11:41am
BAGHDAD/ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - U.S.-backed Iraqi forces on Sunday launched a ground offensive to dislodge Islamic State militants from the western part of the city of Mosul, and put an end to their ambitions for territorial rule in Iraq.
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Predicting Artistic Brilliance

Scientific American - February 19, 2017 - 11:30am
A “rage to master,” as observed in some precocious young artists, may help define extreme visual creativity

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Trump's defense chief says has no problems with media

Reuters - February 19, 2017 - 11:23am
ABU DHABI (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Sunday distanced himself from President Donald Trump's assessment of the media as "the enemy of the American people," saying during his first trip to the Middle East that he had no problems with the press.
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Georgians rally for 'fair justice' in broadcaster's court battle

Reuters - February 19, 2017 - 10:58am
TBILISI (Reuters) - Thousands of Georgians rallied on Sunday in the capital Tbilisi in support of the country's biggest independent television station Rustavi 2, which is fighting court battles over its ownership.
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