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After West Virginia Explosion, Oil Trains Quietly Rerouted Through Virginia Towns
Environment  (tags: Oil Trains, Derailment, Toxic Contamination, Environmental Disaster, West Virginia, Virginia )

Brian
- 20 minutes ago - thinkprogress.org
After a CSX Corp. train carrying 3 million gallons of crude oil derailed and exploded in West Virginia last week, the company is quietly rerouting its volatile cargo through 16 Virginia cities and counties, according to Reuters.
Chelsea Manning Approved To Receive Hormone Therapy In Army Prison
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Chelsea Manning, Bradley Manning, Transgender, Hormone Therapy, Whistleblower, Military, Prison )

Brian
- 37 minutes ago - thinkprogress.org
It's a first for the military, which still bans transgender military service, but is liable for Manning's health care while she is in their custody.
3 Reasons We Must Solve the Perception Gap Around Science
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Science Education, Science Communication )

Brian
- 42 minutes ago - linkedin.com
"We need to improve scientific literacy so people are better equipped to evaluate scientific claims for themselves. That begins with improving science education and communication."
Saunas May Help You Live Longer
Health & Wellness  (tags: Health, Men's Health, Sudden Cardiac Death, Saunas, Longevity, Health )

Brian
- 51 minutes ago - news.discovery.com
The men who took four to seven saunas per week had even better health stats with 63 percent lower occurrence of sudden cardiac death.
Fukushima Is Teaching Us How Radioactivity Spreads
Health & Wellness  (tags: Fukushima, Radiation, Environmental Science, Food Safety )

Brian
- 1 hour ago - gizmodo.com
"Between 2011 and 2014, 900,000 samples were collected and tested. By 2014, only 0.6 percent of the food exceeded the safety limits."
Surviving Iwo Jima
Offbeat  (tags: Conflict, War, Iwo Jima, WW 2, USA )

Ray
- 2 hours ago - m.bbc.co.uk
On 19 February 1945 the US launched a land invasion of the heavily defended Japanese island of Iwo Jima.
St David's Day: A Welsh Enclave in America Celebrates
Offbeat  (tags: St David's Day, Wales, USA )

Ray
- 2 hours ago - m.bbc.co.uk
St David's Day largely goes unnoticed across the US, but one community does its upmost to commemorate the most important event in Wales' calendar. Ross Davies heads over to Pennsylvania to investigate.
Equal Citizens Vs Tweedism - And So We Walk   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ask on Question, NH Rebellion, Lawrence Lessig, Granny D, Aaron Swartz, we walk, equal citizens, tweedism, unfair elections )

Dandelion
- 4 minutes ago - youtube.com
I know it is 30 minutes long but how long is that to return the USA Republic to us. I hope that every American would watch this video he explains in very simple ways to bring all our issues to a core focal point. No matter what party all can get behind it
Private Prison Companies Foresee Increased Profits as Ruling Limits Immigrant Detentions
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: prisons, incarceration, privatization, immigration, profits, greed, injustice, Prison Industrial Complex )

Freya
- 10 hours ago - truth-out.org
Just before a federal court in Washington granted a preliminary injunction to temporarily halt the Obama administration's policy of incarcerating asylum-seeking mothers and children as a deterrent to other potential migrants, two major private prison...
Economist Mark Blyth: Continued Austerity Will Be Catastrophic for Greece and Europe
World  (tags: Greece, austerity, economics, deflation, debt )

Freya
- 10 hours ago - truth-out.org
Now, when you get to this state, the problem is, either way, the real economy - and you are now facing what is called deflation, continuously falling prices, rather than inflation.
 
 
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