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The Mysterious Petroglyphs of Ometepe, Nicaragua
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 53 days ago -
Ometepe is an island located on Lake Nicaragua in Nicaragua. The name of this island comes from the indigenous Nahuatl language. Ome means as âEUR~twoâEUR(TM), whilst tepetl means âEUR~peaks / hills / mountainsâEUR(TM). Hence, Ometepe may be translated as
Missing Microbes Provide Clues About Asthma Risk
Health & Wellness  (tags: microbiome, asthma, Children's Health )

- 52 days ago -
The composition of the microbes living in babies' guts appears to play a role in whether the children develop asthma later on, researchers reported Wednesday.
Striking Photos Show Animal Survivors Of Northern California Wildfires
Offbeat  (tags: bittersweet news, displaced cats, dogs, animal rescues, California wildfires, pictures )

- 53 days ago -
"It was chaos. The fire came through so fast and so hot, people didnâEUR(TM)t have time to grab their animals."
Society & Culture  (tags: government, lies, media, politics, ethics, constitution, congress, culture, society, religion, education )

- 54 days ago -
Guatemala Landslide Leaves Dozens Dead
World  (tags: landslide, disaster, guatamala, Central America )

- 54 days ago -
As many as 600 people are missing and at least 30 are dead after a hillside collapsed on a town on the edge of Guatemala City
Republican Extremists Allow Most Successful Parks Program to Die
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems )

- 54 days ago -
One of the most successful conservation programs in modern historyâEUR"the Land and Water Conservation FundâEUR"died Thursday when the Republican House refused to extend it, giving the Koch brothers a win.
Will the Paris Climate Talks Be Too Little and Too Late?
Environment  (tags: climate-change, world, UN climate conference, globalwarming, environment, ecosystems, destruction, wildlife, politics, healthconditions )

- 71 days ago -
Climate diplomats are preparing for a United Nations climate conference in the French capital in December that scientists say is probably the last realistic chance for the world to prevent global warming going beyond 2 degrees Celsius
Iran Renews Attacks on the U.S. and Israel In Spite of Nuclear Deal
World  (tags: world, politics, israel, iran, usa, middle-east, society, terrorism, news )

- 76 days ago -
The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei renewed his attacks on Israel and the United States in a speech to members of the Iranian public on Wednesday
9/11 Remembered
Society & Culture  (tags: remembering 911, society, usa, rights, freedoms, government )

- 75 days ago -
This year marks the 14th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people at the World Trade Center, Pentagon and on Flight 93.This sarticle is from last year but I think its relevance is eternal.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Amazon: Stop Selling Monsanto's Roundup
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, protection, pollution, Roundup, Monsanto, pesticide pollution, health concerns, humans )

- 75 days ago -
Amazon: Glyphosate is a "probable carcinogen" that has no place in the 21st century. Stop selling Monsanto's Roundup and other glyphosate products immediately
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