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The Civil Rights Issue of Our Time
Science & Tech  (tags: wireless, hard wired, cost pricing, cable, high speed, dial up, internet, opportunities, poverty, wealthy )

Dandelion
- 10 days ago - publicintegrity.org
If wealthy people have better access, they are going to have more opportunities, which will increase their potential for wealth. While if you are in poverty and you have reduced access, you are going to basically fall further behind.
Transit of Mercury
Science & Tech  (tags: space, May 9th 2016, transit of mercury, telescope )

Nancy
- 23 days ago - space.com
11 MORE Partner Series On Monday (May 9), you will have an opportunity to witness one of the rarest astronomical events: a transit of Mercury across the face of the sun.
Straddling Bus   video
Science & Tech  (tags: straddling bus, bus, transportation, future )

Dandelion
- 29 days ago - youtube.com
Youzhou Song, bus designer, presents a giant bus that drive over cars in order to relieve urban traffic congestion.
Mass Extinction Is Closer Than You Know   video
Science & Tech  (tags: mass extinction, earth, scientists, studies, fossil fuels, dinosaurs, climate change, climate disruption, dangerous direction, 66 million years ago )

Dandelion
- 49 days ago - youtube.com
What we are doing to the Earth has no parallel in 66 million years. Two new scientific papers say that it is happening a lot faster and in a more dangerous direction than scientists were even considering as a worst case scenario just a few years ago.
Cactus Guts Could Rid Drinking Water of Toxins
Science & Tech  (tags: prickly pear, cactus, Norma Alcantar, Mexico, indigenous, sediment, toxins in water, grandmother )

Dandelion
- 70 days ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
Researcher Norma Alcantars grandmother used prickly pear cactus to remove sediment from river water she had collected for drinking when growing up in early 1900s rural Mexico. Scientist discover once more what indigenous already knew.
Three Months of Privately Mourning David Bowie in Public
Science & Tech  (tags: David Bowie, tributes, music, Lorde, Paul Cantelon, Karen Elson, Michael Stipe, Carnegie Hall )

Dandelion
- 54 days ago - pitchfork.com
I filed this under science for the spaceman. For the Bowie fans you will enjoy this article along with two videos there are a lot of links to bring you to more places of interest. Take a stroll get lost and enjoy. You might even meet Major Tom.
Siri And Other Phone Assistants Don't Always Help In A Crisis
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, research, humans, environment, tech, investigation )

Cal
- 75 days ago - npr.org
...if you told the Google App or S Voice from Samsung that you were just sexually assaulted or beaten by your partner, they don't have much to offer, a study finds.
End Cell Phone Surveillance - Petition
Science & Tech  (tags: stingray, cell phone, without warrants, surveillance, police spying, personal calls )

Dandelion
- 101 days ago - act.colorofchange.org
With Stingrays police are able to locate and track individuals, eavesdrop on calls, send malicious software, and even disrupt interactions between protest organizers. Even more alarmingly, they are doing this all without warrants or public oversight.
Mapping Every Power Plant in the United States
Science & Tech  (tags: data visualization, Washington Post, United States, energy sources, generating electricity, maps, charts )

Dandelion
- 102 days ago - visualcapitalist.com
The Washington Post has put together an extraordinary data visualization that shows how the United States has generated its electricity so far this year. See where the US stands in energy sources and where to improve and what is being used today.
Gravitational Waves Discovery Would Open Up New World of Science
Science & Tech  (tags: Einstein, gravitational waves )

Nancy
- 108 days ago - smh.com.au
Scientists across the world are giddy at the prospect that the final piece in the puzzle emerging from Einstein's theory of general relativity will fall into place on Friday.
 
 
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