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Mars Will Become a Ringed Planet When Phobos Dies
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, interesting, Nature Geoscience, news, science, space, study, U.C. Berkeley, interesting )

- 2 days ago -
The Martian moon will break apart, due to gravity and tidal forces, before it hits the atmosphere, creating a debris ring that will encircle Mars for millions of years. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Spectacular Photos From Space
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, design, discovery, history, humans, interesting, nasa, research, science, scientists, space, study, technology, world )

- 5 days ago -
This image shows the galaxy Messier 94, which lies in the small northern constellation of the Hunting Dogs, about 16 million light-years away. Within the bright ring around Messier 94 new stars are forming at a high rate and many young, bright stars are -
PETITION - Make Alzheimer's Disease a National Priority
Health & Wellness  (tags: Alzheimers Disease, Dementia Disease, proper care, Prevention and Control, optimal treatment, health care, costs, Mental health )

- 4 days ago -
The next President of the United States will have the opportunity to lead America toward fundamental advances in the fight against Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.
Don't Murder Defenseless Deer PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, killing, protection )

- 4 days ago -
Massive amounts of deer may soon be slaughtered. Ninety-eight hunters will be allowed to shoot deer in the Blue Hills Reservation, an area in Boston that has not allowed hunters to kill animals since the land was set aside for public use in 1893.
End Puppy Mills PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, cruelty, suffering, dogs, protection )

- 3 days ago -
Current animal protection laws do not cover online sales because the laws were enacted prior to the invention of the internet. This loophole means thousands of puppies are born into the abusive puppy mill system. For these pups, life is spent
INSPIRING: She Invented a Coat to Help the Homeless In Brutal Winters, But Now It Has An Even Better Use
Society & Culture  (tags: inspirational stories, activism, making a difference, society, rights, politics, culture, activists )

- 5 days ago -
Veronika Scott's brilliant insulated overcoats double as sleeping bags. But they've also created new jobs and opportunities for some of the homeless people they were invented to help.
Business  (tags: Workers rights, exploitation of workers, working conditions, pay safety, fair wages, schedules that work act, politics, ethics )

- 4 days ago -
Routinely placing workers on-call with no guarantee of work, sending workers home early without pay, and punishing workers who request schedule changes all hurt working families. That's why I've introduced the Schedules That Work Act to cut...
Refugee Anne Frank Was Turned Away By the U.S.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: refugees, history, Syria, Anne Frank )

- 4 days ago -
Anne Frank and her family sought refuge in the United States and, like many other Jewish refugees during the time, were denied. Is history repeating itself with the refugees from Syria?
On the Edge - 11/25/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread )

- 3 days ago -
Personal news, 3 Short Takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
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