Category Archives: Interesting

World’s Oldest Water Found in Earth’s Crust

There’s more of it than was thought deep in the earth’s crust. Scientists studying Canadian, South African and Scandinavian mines, respectively, have arrived at this discovery. There’s more of it than previously speculated (2.5 cubic miles), and it also has … Continue reading

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Life With Amarillo Ramp

(Art. Over on Glasstire.com.) http://glasstire.com/2014/12/11/my-life-with-amarillo-ramp/

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Our Holiday Lights Are Visible From Space

Scientists with NASA are using holiday lights to track people’s energy use in urban areas. Through satellite imagery, they tracked light patterns in 1200 cities over the past two years. Light on earth visible from space at night increased over … Continue reading

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Black Friday Gun Sales at Record High

The FBI told CNN that this past Black Friday saw a record number of gun permit background checks. Their staff almost couldn’t keep up in processing all the background checks. It was the second highest day for gun purchases in … Continue reading

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London’s Lost Female Subcultures of the Eighties

From Dangerous Minds: Not news but, there was a reign of girls in power (over themselves) in London in the 80’s. This needs to come back everywhere. Women should just go have their own gangs and subcultures. Yay, rebellious subgroups! … Continue reading

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How Red is Texas?

Analysis: How Red is Texas? Count the Ways. by Ross Ramsey, The Texas Tribune Nov. 28, 2014 Texas, a hothouse for Republicans, is a decidedly hostile environment for Democrats. If that was not obvious in the first readings of election … Continue reading

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Selfie with comet at 16 kilometers: Space in Images – 2014 – 10 – Rosetta mission selfie

Space in Images – 2014 – 10 – Rosetta mission selfie at 16 km.

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Good will: Man pays $1k at drive thru to feed those behind him

A man at an Abilene, TX Chik-fil-a paid $1000 at the drive-thru to feed those behind him in line. http://m.ktxs.com/news/man-pays-1000-to-feed-those-in-drivethru-at-abilene-chickfila/28089930

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Oldest known 9/11 Search Dog is Still Working Today at a Texas Elementary School

Her first deployment was to look for humans and/ or remains in the rubble at Ground Zero. Bretagne is now 93 in dog years, but she still loves to work. She helps special needs children at an elementary school in … Continue reading

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5 Mental Tricks for Getting Over Yourself

It’s not news, and this article is over a year old, but I think it’s socially relevant. If you’re frustrated because you feel that you can’t write anything on Facebook without 100 people thinking you’re talking to them, post this. … Continue reading

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