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Concern Troll Veterans of the Obama Drone Wars still silent as Trump escalates.

“The 2016 executive order was brought in by then-President Barack Obama, who was under pressure to be more transparent. Since the 9/11 terror attack, drone strikes have been increasingly used against terror and military targets. The Trump administration said the rule was “superfluous” and distracting.” In the 2016 election cycle I head so many people […]

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Cannes bans burkinis over suspected link to radical Islamism – BBC News

Cannes bans burkinis over suspected link to radical Islamism – BBC News I keep hearing that France has totally surrendered to radical Islam. And yet I keep seeing articles about Muslims being treated like 2nd class citizens. Has there been a single attack involving a burka being used to conceal a terrorist or their weapons? […]

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Indonesia: Metal fans cheer Joko Widodo win

Indonesia: Metal fans cheer Joko Widodo win It looks like Gilbert Gottfried was elected president of Indonesia. The guy is a metal head and he looks like Gilbert.

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Opponents of Margaret Thatcher pushed the song “Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead” to the top of the British charts in a posthumous protest

Opponents of Margaret Thatcher pushed the song “Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead” to the top of the British charts in a posthumous protest

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Charles Darwin’s ecological experiment on Ascension isle

Charles Darwin’s ecological experiment on Ascension isle Two hundred years ago, Ascension Island was a barren volcanic edifice. Today, its peaks are covered by lush tropical “cloud forest”. Amazing story.

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German police seek help over mystery ‘forest boy’

Berlin police have appealed for information to help them establish the identity of a teenager who appeared in the city saying that he had been living in the woods for five years.

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Geometry skills are innate, Amazon tribe study suggests

Researchers examined how the Mundurucu think about lines, points and angles, comparing the results with equivalent tests on French and US schoolchildren. The Mundurucu showed comparable understanding, and even outperformed the students on tasks that asked about forms on spherical surfaces. … The ideas are profoundly ingrained in formal education, but what remains a matter […]

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New solar fuel machine mimics plant life

A prototype solar device has been unveiled which mimics plant life, turning the Sun’s energy into fuel. The machine uses the Sun’s rays and a metal oxide called ceria to break down carbon dioxide or water into fuels which can be stored and transported. From BBC News The big problem with Solar and Wind have […]

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New solar fuel machine mimics plant life

A prototype solar device has been unveiled which mimics plant life, turning the Sun’s energy into fuel. The machine uses the Sun’s rays and a metal oxide called ceria to break down carbon dioxide or water into fuels which can be stored and transported. From BBC News The big problem with Solar and Wind have […]

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Door thwarts quick exit for Bush

President George W Bush tried to make a quick exit from a news conference in Beijing on Sunday – only to find himself thwarted by locked doors. from the BBC but it could have been from The Onion.