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100% Renewable Energy Is Feasible and Affordable, According to Stanford

Stanford University researchers say each state in the union could move to 100 percent wind, water and solar power by 2050 using only technology that’s ...

Defendants in Bryan Stow beating indicted on federal weapons charges

(San Jose Mercury) – …when the two men were arrested on July 21, 2011, they were in possession of two semi-automatic rifles, a 12-gauge shotgun, ...

Pleasanton braces for fallout of Safeway-Albertson’s merger

(Mercury News) – …city officials relayed their hope the deal will allow the corporation to remain a strong presence in the local economy.

Up Coffee is Jawbone’s solution for America’s caffeine addiction

(The Verge) – Jawbone today is launching an app that tries to tackle one of the biggest reasons we don’t sleep…

I Opted My Kids Out of Standardized Tests – Then I learned a thing or two.

(Slate) –  How does any parent weigh those very real consequences against her commitment to doing what’s best for her kids?

Pup survives 12-mile ride in car engine

(New York Post) – But how much puppy power does it have?

The end of the traditional supermarket

(Washington Post) – “It’s gotten a lot more competitive, and the ones who are going to win, and who are winning now, are focused on ...

Scientists unlock mystery of out-of-body experiences (aka astral trips)

(Sploid.Gizmodo) – A team of scientists found someone who says she can do this at will and put her into a brain scanner. What they ...

Why Hollywood Thinks Atheism Is Bad For Business

(The New Yorker) – In the minds of those who believe themselves to be targets of this war, the pernicious influence of Hollywood often looms ...

Mummified body discovered in garage of foreclosed Pontiac house

(Detroit Free Press) – Nobody saw her, but the grass was  cut and the mail didn’t pile up.

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