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A World's First: Playing Football With Wild Lions   video
Animals  (tags: environment, protection, lions, Kevin Richardson, soccer )

- 3 days ago -
Although this video is probably part of a Van Gil's Men's Wear ad, it is very cool to see Kevin Richardson, lion whisperer playing soccer with wild lions. This is very cool, but not something everyone should do.
Ottawa Shooting: Parliament Hill Now Open to Public
World  (tags: Canada, Ottawa shooting aftermath, death, freedoms, HumanRights )

- 6 days ago -
The National War Memorial was the scene of a touching moment between a local paramedic and an imam as Canadians returned to the grounds of Parliament Hill for the first time after an attack in the nation's capital that left one soldier dead.
The Science Behind the Northern Lights
Science & Tech  (tags: science, Aurora Borealis, Northern Lights, sun spots, sun flares, coronal mass ejections, molecular nitrogen, oxygen )

- 5 days ago -
The northern lights are caused by the collision of charged particles with molecules in our atmosphere. These collisions release energy in the form of light, which we see in the sky.
Qatar Pledges $1 Billion For Gaza Strip Reconstruction
World  (tags: Gaza, Israel, war, children, death, Human Rights, middle-east, Palestine, politics, lasting peace )

- 18 days ago -
Donors at an international conference Sunday promised $2.7 billion to rebuild the war-ravaged Gaza Strip, but all of the key participants said their efforts would be futile without a permanent peace between Israel and the Palestinians.
Support Limits on Carbon Pollution --- PLEASE SIGN!!!
Environment  (tags: EPA, carbon pollution, environment, energy, healthconditions, nature, politics, protection, water, wildlife, world, humans )

- 19 days ago -
Power plants are responsible for 40 percent of the U.S. carbon pollution contributing to climate disruption. That's over 2 billion tons of CO2 every year! The EPA is proposing the first-ever national standards to limit these emissions ...
Punish Fracking Companies for Contaminating Drinking Water --- PLEASE SIGN!!
Environment  (tags: California, fracking waste, aquifers, arsenic, thallium, destruction, ecosystems, environment, habitat destruction, health conditions, humans, water, pollution, protection )

- 19 days ago -
In July 2013, California shut down 11 fracking injection wells due to concerns about contaminated aquifers that are used for drinking water. California demanded an immediate report on the situation, and the results are damning.
Protect Citizens From Toxic Oil and Gas Waste --- PLEASE SIGN!
Environment  (tags: Texas, ecosystems, environment, health conditions, pollution, protection, politics, water, humans, EPA, petition )

- 19 days ago -
A dangerous oil and gas waste disposal site is proposed next to a small Texas town. The site would lie dangerously close to a school, and citizens worry about air emissions from the hazardous waste.
Did Censoring a 9/11 Report Pave the Way for ISIS?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: terrorism, ISIS, Saudi Arabia, redacted US report, Joint Congressional Inquiry into the 9/1, Former U.S. Senator Bob Graham (D-FL) )

- 20 days ago -
A former U.S. senator and co-chair of the Joint Congressional Inquiry into the 9/11 attacks says the rise of ISIS could have been stemmed if 28 pages from the inquiry's report had not been classified.
Chomsky: U.S. Spawned a Fundamentalist Frankenstein in the Mideast
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, war, government, iraq, military, politics, Noam Chomsky, ISIL, jihad, religious fanaticism, war crimes, United Nations, terrorism )

- 21 days ago -
... Noam Chomsky has been widely regarded as the most important intellectual alive (linguist, philosopher, social and political critic) and the leading US dissident since the Vietnam War. ... Chomsky gave an ... interview to C.J. Polychroniou for Truthout...
Fischer: 'The Gay Gestapo ... Is Basically The Same As Islam' - See More at: Http://Www.Rightwingwatch.Org/ Content/Fischer-Gay-G
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, SCOTUS, gay marriage, Islamaphobia, lies, propaganda, Bryan Fischer, right wing evangelical nut job )

- 22 days ago -
Bryan Fischer remains furious about the Supreme Court's decision not to hear appeals of lower court rulings striking down gay marriage bans, declaring ... that gay activism and radical Islam both operate underneath the same "dark, totalitarian" spirit.
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