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Stephen Colbert: Bring Back the Super PAC! ACTION
Offbeat  (tags: Colbert, Late NIght, Super Pac, television, tv, comedy, satire, humor )

Nancy
- 21 hours ago - vk.rootstrikers.org
We'll be saying a bittersweet goodbye to The Colbert Report and all the brilliant satire it brought us. But there's one thing we want to make sure he brings back: The Colbert Super PAC.
Support Russia's Independent Human Rights Activists ACTION
World  (tags: Ukraine, John Kerry, human rights, Putin's repression, freedoms )

Nancy
- 22 hours ago - secure.hrw.org
Overshadowed by the Ukraine conflict next door, President Vladimir Putin's repressive policies are casting another shadow over freedoms in Russia. Urge Secretary of State Kerry to show solidarity with Russia's human rights community and take concrete...
New Organic Fertilizer Helps Reforestation of Monarch Butterflies' Winter Retreat
Animals  (tags: monarch butterfly migration, organic fertilizer, ecosystems, environment, habitat reconstruction )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - msn.com
Using an organic fertiliser, a conservationist from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), leads an award-winning project to reforest the sanctuary of monarch butterflies. Sharon Reich reports.
Pictures of the Day: 22 October 2014
Offbeat  (tags: Pictures of the day: 22 October 2014 )

Giana
- 20 hours ago - telegraph.co.uk
Interesting photos.
Elephants Can Detect Rain 150 Miles Away
Animals  (tags: elephants, rain, detection, 150 miles, interesting, study, wildlife )

Giana
- 2 days ago - news.discovery.com
If you want to know when it's going to rain, ask an elephant. Apparently, they just know. That's according to new research suggesting the lumbering giants can sense when a storm is coming, even if the ominous clouds are gathering a long way off.
NYC Rats Carrying a Host of Scary Diseases
Animals  (tags: rats, NYC, diseases, research, habitat, humans )

Giana
- 1 day ago - news.discovery.com
The rats that dart between trash cans and crawl across subway tracks in New York may harbor some alarming diseases, according to a new study.
Mystery Mini-Kraken Hauled in From the Deep
Animals  (tags: Mini-Kraken, mystery, creature, deep, ocean, video )

Giana
- 1 day ago - news.discovery.com
What do you do when you're fishing and bring up a creature that looks like a Greek mythology nightmare or a giant clump of onion wrings writhing indepently of each other? This being the Internet age, you make a video.
Killer Whales Spied From Drone's Eye View: Photos
Animals  (tags: killer whales, drones, photos, beautiful )

Giana
- 2 days ago - news.discovery.com
Thanks to an effort by the Vancouver Aquarium and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Fisheries department, scientists have used an unmanned aerial vehicle or a drone to monitor the health, movement and reproduction of killer whales.
 
 
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