Archive | April, 2015

Remember Yesteryear: Albert Einstein’s perspective on African Americans and race relations in the United States

April 16, 2015

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Albert Einstein’s perspective on African Americans and race relations in the United States One hundred years ago, a 36-year-old Albert Einstein presented the complete formulation of the General Theory of Relativity to the Prussian Academy of Sciences. Albert Einstein, a physicist, was born in Ulm, Württemberg, Germany in 1879. Einstein grew up in a secular, […]

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NBA: Final 2014-2015 Season Attendance

April 16, 2015

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NBA: Final 2014-2015 Season Attendance The NBA regular season ended on April 15, 2015. The playoffs begin on April 18, 2015. Source: ESPN ___________ Oakland’s Golden State Warriors equal second highest total attendance in franchise history The Golden State Warriors have equaled the second-highest total attendance in franchise history for the 2014-15 season with 803,436 […]

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NASA Mars rover’s weather data bolster case for puddles of salty water

April 15, 2015

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NASA Mars rover’s weather data bolster case for puddles of salty water NASA Martian weather and soil conditions that NASA’s Curiosity rover has measured, together with a type of salt found in Martian soil, could put liquid brine in the soil at night. Perchlorate identified in Martian soil by the Curiosity mission, and previously by […]

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2014 World’s Busiest Airports- Release Date March 26, 2015

April 14, 2015

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2014 World Airport Traffic and Rankings Release Date March 26, 2015 See update: Release Date: April 04, 2016 https://dilemma-x.net/2016/04/06/2015-worlds-busiest-airports-release-date-april-04-2016/ Airports Council International (ACI) MONTREAL – Based on reports from 1,095 airports worldwide, ACI’s preliminary passenger traffic results for 2014 show that the top four ranked positions with respect to the world’s busiest airports in overall […]

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Fashback: The relocation of Egypt’s Abu Simbel temples

April 13, 2015

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Fashback: The relocation of Egypt’s Abu Simbel temples The the Pharaonic monuments in Aswan, known as Abu Simbel temples, were originally carved out of the mountainside during the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses II in the 13th century BCE (Before the Current Era). Not only are the two temples at Abu Simbel among the most magnificent […]

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78 counties turned majority-non-white since 2000

April 12, 2015

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Reflecting a racial shift, 78 counties turned majority-non-white since 2000 By Jens Manuel Krostad Pew Research Center From 2000 to 2013, 78 counties in 19 states, from California to Kansas to North Carolina, flipped from majority white to counties where no single racial or ethnic group is a majority, according to a new Pew Research […]

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First Lady Michelle Obama- Creating Opportunity for Native Youth

April 11, 2015

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First Lady Michelle Obama- Creating Opportunity for Native Youth The White House Office of the First Lady For Immediate Release April 08, 2015 Prepared Remarks of First Lady Michelle Obama for White House Convening on Creating Opportunity for Native Youth As Prepared for Delivery Washington, DC Good morning everyone, and welcome to the White House.  […]

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Remember yesteryear: African American owned airlines in the United States

April 11, 2015

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Remember yesteryear: African American owned airlines in the United States Wheeler Airlines, Air Atlanta, and DC Air First a look back at the Black Star Line “They said that the Negro had no initiative; that he was not a business man, but a laborer; that he had not the brain to engineer a corporation, to […]

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A rising share of the U.S. Black population is foreign born

April 10, 2015

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A rising share of the U.S. Black population is foreign born 9 Percent are immigrants; and while most are from the Caribbean, Africans drive recent growth By Monica Anderson Pew Research Center A record 3.8 million black immigrants live in the United States today, more than four times the number in 1980, according to a […]

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NASA scientist believes we will discover extraterrestrial life coming in 20 to 30 years

April 8, 2015

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NASA scientist believes we will discover extraterrestrial life coming in 20 to 30 years Water in the Universe Speaking on a panel discussion on Tuesday about water in the universe, NASA’s chief scientist Ellen Stofan said she believes the first indications of alien life could come by 2025 — with more concrete evidence of extraterrestrial […]

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