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Pentagon "Slush Fund" Pays for ISIS Airstrikes, Irking Some in Congress
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Overseas Contingency Operations, OCO, Deputy Defense Sec. Robert Work, Pentagon Budget, "slush fund", Congress, Sequestration, ISIS strikes, war funding )

- 79 days ago -
So far, that effort has been funded through a war budget that's not subject to the same budget caps as the Defense Department's base budget. Sequestration? No worries. Use the Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) funds.
Scientists Create Crystal That Would Allow You to Breathe Underwater
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, NewTechnology, tech, technology, Gizmos )

- 79 days ago -
This will allow humans to live under the waves.
Female Woolly Mammoth Gave Birth to Nine Babies: Can She Have Another 28,000 Years Later?
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 78 days ago -
The remains of a mammoth found in May 2013 on Malolyakhovskiy Island have yielded new hope in cloning hopes from the ancient animals, and also some intriguing puzzles.
Otter Pups Swim Lesson : Video Clips From The Coolest One
Animals  (tags: animals )

- 78 days ago -
Class is in session.
Peer Review of GMO Safety Studies Finds Significant Flaws
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, green, health, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 78 days ago -
A new peer reviewed study of the Ag-Biotech industry's so called 'long term safety studies' has found them to be "significantly inaccurate or flawed" and lacking in proof of safety.
ISIS Video Claims to Show Beheading of Alan Henning; American Threatened
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', terrorism, conflict, death, ethics, europe, usa, middle-east, iraq, news, politics, society, violence, war, world )

- 79 days ago -
A short video released by ISIS on Friday shows the apparent beheading of British aid worker Alan Henning, with the executioner blaming the death on the United Kingdom for joining the U.S.-led bombing campaign against the group.
Astonishing Photo-Realistic Portraits You Won't Believe Were Painted By Hand
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, arts, GoodNews, humans, interesting, media, news, society, world, paintings, painters, awesome )

- 79 days ago -
The images you are about to see may shock or confound you. When portraiture looks this realistic, it can be hard to accept that what you see is just paint on a canvas, or ink scratches on a page.
White House Losing Ground in Bid to Keep Guantanamo Bay Abuse Secret
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: World, War & Peace, Rights, U.S., Guantanamo, Reprieve, US Military )

- 79 days ago -
Federal judge rejects Obama administration request for secret trial and demands partial public release of videos showing force-feeding abuse of Guantanamo captive
The World's First Levitating Cocktail - That Drinkers LICK Out of the Air
Offbeat  (tags: business, humans, interesting, news, off-beat, photos, pictures, society, unusual, world, alcoholic beverages, partying )

- 79 days ago -
British inventor Charlie Francis has created the amazing drink, which uses supersonic sound waves to make it fly
The Top Five Bank Bailouts We Never Heard About
Business  (tags: bofa, countrywide, doj, jpmorgan chase, SEC, settlements, taxes )

- 78 days ago -
This should make you mad! While TARP sparked outrage, it wasn't the only bailout Wall Street bankers have enjoyed since their casino came crashing down around them.
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