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July 15, 2016

14:21
Via Vox – by Julia Belluz, Brad Plumer, and Brian Resnick, July 14, 2016: “Science is in big trouble. Or so we’re told. In the past several years, many scientists have become afflicted with a serious case of doubt — doubt in the very institution of science. Explore the biggest challenges facing science, and how […]
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News release: “Today, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI), under the direction of Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) and Ranking Member Adam Schiff (D-CA), approved publication of a newly declassified section of the 2002 Joint Congressional Inquiry into Intelligence Community Activities Before and After the Terrorist Attacks of September 11, 2001.   Following a declassification […]
09:51
Peregrine falcons were close to extinction in America due to the human use of DDTs, when the pesticide was banned in the 1990s and breeding rebounded. However in the mid-west, peregrine are predominantly domiciled in urban areas (as they are also in areas around the DC metro area). This study, Sex in the City: Breeding […]
09:13
The Attack in Nice, France FACEBOOK SAFETY CHECK Please login to Facebook to access this Safety Check. Via Twitter see also Recherche Nice (@Avis2recherche) and (@urgencesnice) are currently both active. UK Embassy contact for citizens in Nice – The embassy’s 24-hour number is +33144513100.
09:04
“The EUscreen portal offers free online access to thousands of items of audiovisual heritage. It brings together clips that provide an insight into the social, cultural, political and economic events that have shaped the 20th and 21st centuries. As well as chronicling important historical events, the EUscreen portal allows you to explore television programmes that […]
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Michael Morisy – We’re building an open guide to every state’s public records law – Help track down and fight every public records exemption across the country. “With agencies increasingly using an array of exemptions to deny access to information, we want to help requesters fight back. We’re launching a project to track every public […]
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Summer 1963 – “The potent symbolism of a demonstration at the Lincoln Memorial—timed to coincide with the centenary of the Emancipation Proclamation and following President John F. Kennedy’s announcement in June that he would submit a civil rights bill to Congress—transfixed the nation. The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom also catapulted 34-year-old Martin […]