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Whistling Sling Bullets Were Roman Troops' Secret 'Terror Weapon
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 15 days ago -
Some 1,800 years ago, Roman troops used "whistling" sling bullets as a "terror weapon" against their barbarian foes, according to archaeologists who found the cast lead bullets at a site in Scotland...
Neolithic Europe's Remote Heart
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 15 days ago -
One thousand years of spirituality, innovation, and social development emerge from a ceremonial center on the Scottish archipelago of Orkney
Is Google Racist? Fresh Fire Over Search Results
Science & Tech  (tags: Google, search, engine, racism, race, racist, algorithms, design, concept, interesting, internet, investigation, technology, study, society )

- 16 days ago -
an interesting debate on algorithms and their supposed biases...
Air Pollution Now Major Contributor to Stroke, Global Study Finds
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, air pollution, stroke, prevention, medicine, investigation, illness, warning, death, diet, disease, environment, ethics, exercise )

- 16 days ago -
and it is getting worse by the day for those living in the northern hemisphere !
The Dick Cavett Show: Daniel Ellsberg
Society & Culture  (tags: 6/13-8PM, Daniel Ellsberg with Dick Cavett, Pentagon Papers )

- 15 days ago -
Today's Dick Cavett Show features an interview with Daniel Ellsberg, the whistleblower who disseminated the Pentagon Papers. Tonight 8PM EST
Californians With Terminal Illness Now Have The Right To Die On Their Own Terms
Health & Wellness  (tags: Right to Die, California, law, terminal illness )

- 18 days ago -
The law was inspired by Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old California resident who was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. Maynard made national news for her decision to move to Oregon and seek care under that stateâEUR(TM)s right-to-die law.
Remembering Helen Fabela Chavez: SIGN the Online Condolence Card to the Chavez Family
Society & Culture  (tags: Helen Fabela Chavez, farmworkers, unions, condolences )

- 20 days ago -
Her consistent humility, selflessness, quiet heroism and fiery perseverance were at the heart of the movement she helped build.
Leonard Peltier Birthday - Clemency Campaign - Petitions   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Leonard Peltier, President Obama, clemency, petitions, birthday, I Will )

- 292 days ago -
The only way that Leonard Peltier will be free is if President Obama gives him the clemency. Pres Obama only has 424 days left in office. Pres Obama has let out others with unfair sentences might he think of this Native Brother whose served nearly 40 yrs.
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