Monthly Archives: June 2015

Second escaped NY convict shot and captured by authorities

Second escaped NY convict shot and captured by authorities Escaped New York state prison inmate David Sweat is in custody, coughing up blood, after being shot twice by police June 28, 2015 4:02PM ET Updated 11:07PM ET The second of … Continue reading

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What Is Glittering at Pluto’s North Pole? By Phil Plait Pluto and Charon are getting clearer every day.Photo by NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI As the New Horizons spacecraft nears Pluto, more details are coming into view, and we are beginning to see surface … Continue reading

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Not So Happy Hour For Beck’s

Not So Happy Hour For Beck’s JUNE 25, 201510:12 PM ET BRIAN NAYLOR Beck’s, which used to call itself “America’s favorite German beer” is going to have to be a little more clear about its provenance. Since 2012 the beer, … Continue reading

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Anthropology Kenne-which Man? DNA analysis settles a mystery—and perhaps a bitter legal wrangle Jun 20th 2015 | From the print editio No knowing how he identified himself IN 1996 two spectators at a boat race on the Columbia river in … Continue reading

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20 of the Most Ironic Douglas Haig Quotes

20 of the Most Ironic Douglas Haig Quotes BY JAMES CARSON WORLD WAR I Douglas Haig has famously been called ‘The Butcher of The Somme’, having been commander for the biggest British military offensive, and subsequent casualties, in history. What … Continue reading

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100 Facts that Tell the Story of World War One BY JAMES CARSON WORLD WAR I

100 Facts that Tell the Story of World War One BY JAMES CARSON WORLD WAR I We’ve distilled 10 facts in 10 different topics to compile this giant collection – they fit together to explain some of the key causes, … Continue reading

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The biggest reality show in the solar system: Take a sneak peek at real-time space video that lets you see individual people from orbit

The biggest reality show in the solar system: Take a sneak peek at real-time space video that lets you see individual people from orbit Urthecast will switch on a continuous, colour video feed of the planet from the ISS in … Continue reading

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