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Invasion of the Data Snatchers
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, ACLU, private companies, government, data snatchers, petition )

Dandelion
- 54 days ago - aclu.org
New technologies are making it easier for private companies and the government to learn about everything we do - in our homes, in our cars, in stores, and within our communities.
Japan Approves Plans for World's Fastest Train Line
Science & Tech  (tags: Japan, Tranportation, Infrastructure, Mass Transit, Technology, Maglev, Magnetic Levitation, Train, Government )

Brian
- 61 days ago - rt.com
"The Japanese government has approved plans for a train that will carry passengers from Tokyo to Nogoya at a speed of 310 miles per hour (500 kph). The train, which will be the fastest in the world, will use magnetic levitation technology."
How Global Warming Affected Extreme Weather Events in 2013 - Interactive
Science & Tech  (tags: europe, government, humans, interesting, world, interesting, science )

Sally
- 79 days ago - bookmarks.yahoo.com
Overseen by the US Noaa and the UK Met Office, 92 scientists from 14 countries looked at how climate change affected 16 of the biggest weather events of 2013
Earth Is in the Early Stages of a Sixth Mass Extinction, Says the Journal Science - Via News.Com.Au
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Mass Extinction, Environment, Animals, Habitat destruction, Bio-diversity, Humans, Activism, Government, Industry, Sustainability risk, World News )

Victoria
- 140 days ago - news.com.au
EARTH'S sixth great extinction event has already begun and humans ARE the cause. Now responsible scientists are calling for urgent action from general populations, government and industry to stop this within the tipping point of 100 years.
U.S. Scientists Unable to Replicate Radiation Leak at New Mexico Nuclear Waste Facility
Science & Tech  (tags: WIPP, radiation leak, danger, nuclear waste, investigation, news, ethics, New Mexico, Carlsbad, Los Alamos, government, scientists )

Carrie
- 173 days ago - rawstory.com
Government scientists have not been able to replicate a chemical reaction suspected of causing a radiation leak at a U.S. nuclear waste dump in New Mexico, complicating efforts to understand what went wrong, a U.S. Energy Department official said Friday.
The Map With Only 38 States
Science & Tech  (tags: geography, USA, 38 states, state boundaries, cultural history, government, interesting, study )

Carrie
- 177 days ago - mentalfloss.com
In 1973, California State University geography professor George Etzel Pearcy suggested that the U.S. redraw its antiquated state boundaries and narrow the overall number of states to 38.
URENT~URGENT ENDS APRIL 15 Action Alert: Navy's Proposed Action Deadly To Resident Orcas
Science & Tech  (tags: comment period closes on April 15, URGENT, increased underwater charges and mines, pier-side testing and maintenance, pollution, protection, politics, oceans, wildlife, water, government, environment, endangered, conservation, ecosystems, nature, destruct )

Kelly
- 248 days ago - championsforcetaceans.com
The comment period closes on April 15 for the Navy's Proposed Actions in the Puget Sound. The Navy plans to add pier-side testing and maintenance, increased sonar practicing, and increased underwater charges and mines.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Stop Shielding Controversial Animal Researchers
Science & Tech  (tags: Florida House of Representatives, animal researchers, University of Florida contributed, much of the language included in the bil, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, healthconditions, nature, wildlife, science, politics, protection, world, governmen )

Kelly
- 248 days ago - forcechange.com
Photo credit: Skamnelis via Wikimedia Commons~A bill currently being considered by the Florida House of Representatives seeks to hide the identities of animal researchers engaged in controversial animal research projects.
SOS EPA: IT IS TIME TO STAND UP TO KEYSTONE XL PETITION!!
Science & Tech  (tags: EPA, Keystone XL Pipeline, climate, climate-change, climatechange, environment, energy, destruction, globalwarming, globalwarming, government, healthconditions, humans, pollution, protection, politics, environment, health, humans, interesting, investigatio )

Robert
- 255 days ago - other98.com
Tar Sands Oil from Canada is so carbon-intensive that NASA climate scientist James Hansen has said that extracting all of it would be Game Over" for the climate ― and the KXL pipeline will largely determine whether or not that happens.
Report Lists Top Scientists Who Lost Jobs Due to Federal Cuts (Canada)
Science & Tech  (tags: Canada, climate change, government, health, oceans, science )

Julie
- 305 days ago - thetyee.ca
A new report , "Vanishing Science," details cuts to science programs and the thousands of federal scientists that once inspected meat, measured climate change or monitored losses in ocean diversity that have been axed from federal payrolls.
The Day We Fight Back ACTION
Science & Tech  (tags: NSA surveillance program, internet, computer, privacy, technology, government )

Nancy
- 313 days ago - thedaywefightback.org
This Tuesday, Internet companies and people who care about civil liberties are banding together to do it again. This time, we're taking aim at NSA surveillance and standing up for our freedom to communicate without our own government spying on us.
Dan Morain: An Insider Questions So-Called Science Behind Toxic Flame Retardants Read More Here: Http://Www.Sacbee.Com/2014/01/
Science & Tech  (tags: corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, abuse, americans, propaganda, politics, lies, media, government, ethics, usa, discovery, health, investigation, science, research, safety, scientists, study, society )

JL
- 320 days ago - sacbee.com
"You're left standing there, thinking (the chemical companies) don't have good science," Gillham said. "We believed in the fire-safety data. I put my credibility on the line."
Video:How Lobbyists Killed Net Neutrality
Science & Tech  (tags: government, corporate, abuse, americans, business, consumers, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, finance, investments, investors, law, marketing, money, politics, society, usa, technology, internet )

JL
- 322 days ago - represent.us
Last year, internet providers spent over $100 million lobbying Congress. This year, they won a fight that lets them decide -- without any oversight -- who gets to use the internet, and when.
 

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