Archive | May, 2017

2016 Cities and Towns Total Population Estimates -Release date May 25, 2017

May 25, 2017

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2016 Cities and Towns Total Population Estimates -Release date May 25, 2017 U.S. Census Bureau MAY 25, 2017 — Ten of the 15 fastest-growing large cities were located across the South in 2016, with four of the top five in Texas, according to new population estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Conroe, Texas (near […]

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Flooding at the Svalbard Global Seed Vault

May 20, 2017

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Flooding at the Svalbard Global Seed Vault Svalbard Global Seed Vault, USC Canada Surprise breach in the “Doomsday Vault’s” defenses highlights the precarious state of food and seed security in the face of climate change Emerging news of flooding caused by the melting of permafrost at the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Norway reaffirms more […]

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Mars: Photos of active linear dune in Gale Crater

May 15, 2017

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Mars: Photos of active linear dune in Gale Crater Mars Curiosity Rover NASA This 360-degree mosaic from the Mast Camera (Mastcam) on NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover looks out over a portion of the Bagnold Dunes, which stretch for several miles. From early February to early April 2017, the rover examined four sites near linear dunes […]

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Why might U.S. Senators need a refresher on the Nixon Watergate investigation? – Too young to remember

May 11, 2017

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Why might U.S. Senators need a refresher on the Nixon Watergate investigation? Many may have been too young to remember the details of the events Today, if your are younger than age 30 and are politically engaged….never forget the presidential elections of 2000 (Bush v. Gore), 2008 (election of Barack Obama) and 2016 (election of […]

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The U.S. Air Force’s experimental X-37B space plane returns to Earth

May 8, 2017

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The U.S. Air Force’s experimental X-37B space plane returns to Earth Officials have provided only vague details about the unmanned craft’s more than 700-day mission. Associated Press CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.-U.S. military officials say an unmanned spacecraft orbiting Earth since May 2015 has landed in Florida. It’s the spacecraft’s first landing in Florida. Previous X37B missions […]

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LA 2024 | Los Angeles 2024 Olympic Bid – The Venues

May 2, 2017

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LA 2024 | Los Angeles 2024 Olympic Bid – The Venues Paris is bidding to secure the right to host the 2024 Olympics against Los Angeles. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will vote in September 2017. It has been reported that Paris nor Los Angeles will bid again in 2028 if they are eliminated from […]

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