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Lake Erie Algae Bloom Matches Climate Projections

Submitted by adminx on Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:21

Scientific American August 5, 2014 by Brian Kahn

A two-day ban on drinking water has been lifted in Toledo, Ohio. But the toxic algae bloom that led to the ban is still floating around Lake Erie and ones like it could become more common as the climate continues to change in a warming world.

Glenn Beck: I Said "Stupid Things" While At Fox News

Submitted by adminx on Sun, 08/03/2014 - 14:17

Huff Post Media August 3, 2014 by Alana Horowitz

Glenn Beck admits he played a role in tearing this country apart, and regrets his time at Fox.

Glenn Beck on Sunday revealed one of his biggest regrets on CNN's Reliable Sources.

THE STRAIGHT UP STUFF ON SCIENTOLOGY: MOVING ON UP A LITTLE HIGHER MARK "MARTY" RATHBUN'S PLACE

Submitted by babanaba1 on Sat, 08/02/2014 - 19:36

This is a great place full of info and containing the thoughts and experience of one mans experiences with Scientology...

TONY ORTEGA ON SCIENTOLOGY: JON ATACK: DID L. RON HUBBARD WANT TO BE CONSIDERED A GOD?

Submitted by babanaba1 on Sat, 08/02/2014 - 19:25

The Underground Bunker:

Jon Atack is the author of A Piece of Blue Sky, one of the very best books on L. Ron Hubbard and Scientology.

JUDGE RULES SERIOUSLY ILL BOY, 13, CAN BE TREATED AGAINST MOTHERS BELIEFS

Submitted by babanaba1 on Sat, 08/02/2014 - 19:18

Teenager can be treated with blood products against the belief of his Jehovah's Witness mother

The religious mother was said to be unhappy with the ruling Photo: GETTY IMAGES
 

By Agencies

7:54PM BST 30 Jul 2014

The Consequences of Not Challenging the Islamic State

Submitted by adminx on Sat, 08/02/2014 - 14:20

Aljazeera August 2, 2014 by Mohamed Ghilan

The Islamic State's violence against minority groups and non-Sunni sects goes against the teachings of Islam.

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Mosul is empty of Christians for the first time in its history, writes Ghilan [Reuters]

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