Monthly Archives: December 2017

The Pentagon’s Secret Search for UFOs Funded at the request of Harry Reid, the program probed a number of encounters military pilots had with aircraft they believed didn’t operate like anything they had seen before. By BRYAN BENDER December 16, 2017

The Pentagon, at the direction of Congress, a decade ago quietly set up a multi-million dollar program to investigate what are popularly known as unidentified flying objects—UFOs. The “unidentified aerial phenomena” claimed to have been seen by pilots and other … Continue reading

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What to do about China’s “sharp power”

What to do about China’s “sharp power” China is manipulating decision-makers in Western democracies. The best defence is transparency Print edition | Leaders Dec 14th 2017 WHEN a rising power challenges an incumbent one, war often follows. That prospect, known … Continue reading

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Law Professors Just Published a Delightful, 34-Page List of Ways People Will Game the GOP Tax Plan

Posted but not written by Lou Sheehan Law Professors Just Published a Delightful, 34-Page List of Ways People Will Game the GOP Tax Plan By Jordan Weissmann DEC. 15, 2017, 2:13 PM Or, as Donald Trump might call it, “a … Continue reading

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Unraveling an Ancient Code Written in Strings

Posted, but not written by, Louis Sheehan EVOLUTION Unraveling an Ancient Code Written in Strings Scientists are teaming with Andean locals to solve the enigma of a mysterious form of writing By Sabine Hyland, Sapiens on November 11, 2017 The … Continue reading

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Why Does Gravity Travel at the Speed of Light?

Why Does Gravity Travel at the Speed of Light? By Eric Betz | December 8, 2017 12:04 pm The dead cores of two stars collided 130 million years ago in a galaxy somewhat far away. The collision was so extreme … Continue reading

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Being treated unfairly at work increases risk of long-term sick leave

Science News from research organizations Being treated unfairly at work increases risk of long-term sick leave Date: December 7, 2017 Source: University of East Anglia Summary: Staff who feel they are treated unfairly at work are at increased risk of … Continue reading

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Russia launches giant Yamal gas project in the Arctic

Russia launches giant Yamal gas project in the Arctic Andrea PALASCIANO AFP7 December 2017 View photos Russia’s gigantic Yamal LNG plant in Arctic Siberia is one of the most ambitious such projects in the world More Russia launches Friday its … Continue reading

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