Monthly Archives: July 2014

U.S.: Russia violated 1987 nuclear missile treaty

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mark twains top 9 tips living kick ass life

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A New Yorker Short Fiction Reading List

Originally posted on Biblioklept:
? Mutant Eustace Tilley (The New Yorker’s Mascot) by Charles Burns As you, savvy reader, are undoubtedly already aware, The New Yorker has opened up some of its archive for the rest of the summer (to…

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College finds another home-grown leader

Originally posted on High Plains Blogger:
Russell Lowery-Hart appears headed to the office of Amarillo College president. There goes my advice to the college board of regents, which was to cast a wide net to find a successor to retiring…

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Military Moon or Mars?

Originally posted on Moon Park:
It looks like our Neighbor in the Night Sky COULD have easily become “FORT MOON.” In the 1960’s, some in the United States Military wanted to build a base on the Moon and maybe blow…

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V-22 Osprey earning its wings

Originally posted on High Plains Blogger:
Here is some news that is going to cheer up the good folks assembling a state-of-the-art airship next door to Amarillo’s international airport. A law student and former Marine who’s studied the bird says…

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On Wifework, Piers Plowman, and the Dangers of Judging Books by their Covers

Originally posted on Jeanne de Montbaston:
A while ago, I lent someone my copy of Susan Maushart’s book Wifework, which discusses the range of activities, typically labelled ‘economically unactive’ but necessary to running a household, that tend to be carried out…

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60 Ukrainian children kidnapped in Luhansk

A group working on behalf of the Russian Federation allegedly kidnapped 60 orphaned children with chronic medical issues from a boarding school in Ukraine. They were thought to be heading to Russia. http://euromaidanpress.com/2014/07/26/mfa-militants-kidnap-60-orphan-children-in-luhansk/

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Exploring the true meanings of public information and private information

This was a thought-provoking article from a Medium writer on the true meaning of public information. What does it all mean anymore? “A stranger could park a drone with a webcam outside your window and live-stream video footage from inside … Continue reading

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Marijuana helps grow the homeless population in Denver

As people flock to Colorado to enjoy legalized marijuana, there’s been a surge in the homeless population in and around Denver.

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