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Legalize Pot?

Legalize Pot?

Democratic Massachusetts Representative Barney Frand and Republican Texas Representative Ron Paul will introduce legislation on Thursday to end the federal ban on marijuana as the states decide whether or not to legalize it. “The legislation would [...]

Floridian Fossil Fortune Found

As it turns out, some of the earliest Americans were artists. A bone fragment some 13,000 years old, with images carved on it of a mammoth or mastodon was discovered down in Florida. Similar prehistoric art [...]

SPI Solar and Nugen

SPI Solar and Nugen

SPI Solar, a leading developer of photovoltaic solar energy facilities recently announced it has entered into an engineering, procurement and construction contract with EPC contractor for a 1.69MW DC photovoltaic solar project in the great state [...]

Recycling in West Bridgewater

It will be requested of residents of West Bridgewater Massachusetts next month to increase their recycling efforts. Starting the first day of July, the West Bridgewater transfer station will accept computer monitors, mercury-based items like fluorescent [...]

Oconee Nuclear Station: Analog is Still Alive

Enough already about the Arab Spring, the digital revolution is now coming to America’s nuclear power plants. In the coming weeks, technicians will finish installing digital controls for the safety systems and operating of a nuclear [...]

Missouri Disaster, at least 89 Dead

The gigantic tornado which tore a 6-mile path through southwestern Missouri killed at least 89 people as it slammed into a hospital in the city of Joplin, crushing cars and leaving a forest of split tree [...]

House Boats on Gowanus Canal

Four houseboats currently docked in Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal, one of the country’s most-polluted waterways have so far shirked inspection from the city agencies who monitor safety regulations. Three of these boats are occupied by “hipster twenty-somethings“, [...]

It’s Rainin’ Down in Mississippi

The Mississippi River which is now at almost 48 feet as of last Tuesday, measured from Memphis, Tennessee, is just inches away from the record set in year 1937. As the enormous surge of water works [...]

Fracking Incident in PA

Tons of gallons of fracking fluid spilled last Tuesday in Pennsylvania, following an accident at The Chesapeake Energy (natural gas) well in Bradford County. WNEP reported: “The well blew near the surface, spilling thousands and thousands [...]

Victory for Those Opposed to Capital Punishment

A pharmaceutical company in India recently announced it would no longer supply a crucial drug to death-penalty states in America. The decision was an important victory for opponents of the death penalty in the U.S., who [...]