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  • (VANITY) Megyn Kelly fill in furious about Kevin McCarthy's departure

    10/08/2015 9:31:58 PM PDT · by mmichaels1970 · 101 replies
    Fox News | 10/9/2015 | Self
    Ok. Keep you friends clues, your enemies closer. That said, who's this babe that filled in for Megyn Kelly tonight? She's absolutely unhinged about McCarthy's withdrawal. She had Frank Luntz on who was equally unhinged. Evidently we all just want Washington to get along according to Luntz' all-knowing focus groups. Big smack-down to conservative obstructionists. I understand the Fox difference between hard news and opinion, but this one was off the charts. Especially for a fill-in.
  • First @HiddenCash envelope found tonight in Burbank

    05/29/2014 8:38:11 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 19 replies
    daily news ^ | 5-29-14
    By Daily News POSTED: 05/29/14, 7:59 PM PDT | 0 COMMENTS The first @HiddenCash envelope has been found this evening in Burbank, only a short time after the mysterious benefactor tweeted a series of clues leading to the Empire Center shopping complex. The unknown person behind the Twitter account has been dropping envelopes of cash around the Bay area and this week started up in Los Angeles. Clues he sent out this evening led followers first to Burbank, then to the 5 Freeway/Empire Avenue area, then finally to an area near a Staples store near the Empire Center. A man...
  • Hunt for a Suspect: New Clues Emerge in Publicist Ronni Chasen's Slaying

    12/01/2010 7:17:43 PM PST · by Nachum · 12 replies
    ABC News ^ | 12/1/10 | Mike Von Fremd and Leezel Tanglao
    Investigators still have no motive, witnesses or suspects in the slaying of a powerhouse Hollywood publicist Ronni Chasen but details in an initial coroner's report reveal that the shooter appears to be an expert marksman. Chasen, 64, who represented A-list movie stars and promoted some of Hollywood's top films, was driving home Nov. 16 after attending the premiere party for the movie "Burlesque" when she was gunned down. According to the preliminary coroner's report, which is now under security hold, "there were three apparent gunshot wounds to the right side breast/chest area.
  • Old, pressed flowers give climate clues: study

    09/26/2010 2:31:49 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 22 replies
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 9/22/10 | Alister Doyle
    OSLO (Reuters) – Flowers picked up to 150 years ago in Victorian England show that old collections of pressed plants around the world can help the study of climate change, scientists said on Wednesday. Ecologists compared samples of early spider orchids, held in collections with notes showing the exact day in spring when they were picked in southern England from 1848-1958, and dates when the same flower blossomed in the wild from 1975-2006. "Warmer years were associated with earlier flowering ... In both cases flowering was advanced by about six days per 1 degree Celsius (1.8 Fahrenheit) rise in average...
  • Experts warn of attack clues in Bin Laden video

    09/08/2007 11:48:23 AM PDT · by MaestroLC · 69 replies · 2,531+ views
    Agence France-Presse ^ | September 8, 2007 | AFP
    WASHINGTON - Intelligence experts scouring the latest video of Osama bin Laden for clues warned on Saturday that his message offers hints that Al-Qaeda is planning another attack on US interests. In his first video appearance in three years, the elusive Al-Qaeda chief mocks the United States as "weak" and vows to escalate fighting in Iraq, all the while using language similar to the kind used ahead of other past attacks. At times, bin Laden speaks directly to Americans, using plain language that "appears to be crafted in a way as to be understood by the average person on the...
  • Archaeologists Explore Ocean Floor For Clues To Early Coastal Settlements

    04/20/2007 10:37:02 AM PDT · by blam · 14 replies · 604+ views
    University Of Connecuit ^ | 4-23-2007 | Cindy Weiss
    Archaeologists explore ocean floor for clues to early coastal settlement by Cindy Weiss - April 23, 2007 Anthropologists in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are identifying new sites to study archaeology that are fathoms, not feet, under the surface. Anthropology professor Kevin McBride and doctoral candidate David Robinson are scoping out early coastal human settlement sites, now under water, that could reveal clues to how the Americas were settled. McBride says early submerged sites may yield evidence of how the earliest coastal residents lived and how they got here. McBride, who is also director of research at the...
  • The Code Used in the Anthrax Letters

    04/11/2007 3:35:26 PM PDT · by genefromjersey · 54 replies · 3,497+ views
    via E Mail | 04/11/07 | vanity
    Anthrax investigator Ross Getman gave me permission to quote this article in full. The Code Used In The Anthrax Letters By Ross E. Getman Director of National Intelligence Mike McConnell told a recent conference in Washington, D.C.: "People often ask me what keeps you up at night; what do you worry about? If someone were to have a sophisticated attack on our financial services system, let's just say cyber networks broadly, at the same time that they mailed through U.S. mail, FedEx, and UPS the equivalent of letters sprinkled with anthrax throughout the country, it would have a devastating impact....
  • Sandy Clues To Ancient Climate (Nebraska Dunes)

    07/23/2006 11:01:52 AM PDT · by blam · 17 replies · 888+ views
    Science News ^ | 7-22-2006 | Sid Perkins
    Sandy clues to ancient climate Sid Perkins The orientation of these dunes in north-central Nebraska provide a clue that the climate there a millennium ago was much different than it is today. The Nebraska Sand Hills have been frozen in place by vegetation for 800 to 1,000 years, says David B. Loope, a geologist at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. Loope and J. Mason The 12-to-15-meter-tall dunes, which run from west-northwest to east-southeast, couldn't have been formed by modern wind patterns, which bring plant-nurturing moisture to the region from the Gulf of Mexico in the springtime. Loope and his...
  • Analysis: Al-Zarqawi death offers clues / Al-Zarqawi death offers insights into al-Qaida

    06/17/2006 11:21:32 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 104 replies · 1,976+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 6/18/06 | Katherine Shrader - ap
    WASHINGTON - Buoyed by the killing of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, U.S. government officials hope the exposure of his radical network through hundreds of raids across Iraq will help them eliminate key tentacles of the amorphous al-Qaida organization. These officials say the raids have led to solid insights into al-Qaida in Iraq and provided new clues about how the group trades information with Osama bin Laden and al-Qaida central. They also are learning who is connected to whom and how external support is funneled through Iraq from across the Middle East, including Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and Iran. Several officials requested anonymity...
  • Gritty Clues (How Soil Can Tell Stories Of The Past)

    06/11/2006 12:57:29 PM PDT · by blam · 13 replies · 588+ views
    Science News ^ | 6-11-2006 | Aimee Cunningham
    Gritty CluesHow soil can tell stories of the past Aimee Cunningham At the base of Monticello Mountain, just below Thomas Jefferson's historic estate in Charlottesville, Va., sits a 90-meter-long greenstone wall. The Rivanna River runs on one side. On the other, earth has piled up to the wall's top. Built up from sediments washing down the mountain for centuries, this soil holds clues to history. But rather than bits of tools or pottery, the clues are chemical elements in the soil. The soil at Monticello Mountain in Charlottesville, Va., contains clues about Thomas Jefferson's agricultural practices on those slopes. Archaeologists...
  • Expedition Seeks Clues To Lost Bronze Age Culture (Minoans - Robert Ballard)

    06/04/2006 4:05:30 PM PDT · by blam · 10 replies · 656+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 6-1-2006 | Richard C. Lewis
    Expedition seeks clues to lost Bronze Age culture By Richard C. Lewis Thu Jun 1, 4:11 PM ETReuters Photo: Deep-sea explorer Robert Ballard speaks at the National Geographic Society in an undated file photo.... PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island (Reuters) - An underwater explorer who found the Titanic and a team of international scientists will soon survey waters off the Greek island of Crete for clues to a once-powerful Bronze Age-era civilization. The expedition about 75 miles northwest of Crete aims to learn more about the Minoans, who flourished during the Bronze Age, and seeks to better understand seafaring four millennia ago,...
  • Scientists Get Clues on How Planets Form

    04/05/2006 6:01:27 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 69 replies · 1,238+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 4/5/06 | Alicia Chang - ap
    LOS ANGELES - Scientists think they have solved the mystery of how planets form around a star born in a violent supernova explosion, saying they have detected for the first time a swirling disk of debris from which planets can rise. The discovery is surprising because the dusty disk orbiting the pulsar, or dead star, resembles the cloud of gas and dust from which Earth emerged. Scientists say the latest finding should shed light on how planetary systems form. "It shows that planet formation is really ubiquitous in the universe. It's a very robust process and can happen in all...
  • Clues Lead To A Shared Past - Newly Discovered 4th-Century Ceramics Show Korean Influence

    04/03/2006 4:36:12 PM PDT · by blam · 4 replies · 422+ views
    Daily Yomiuri ^ | 4-3-2006 | Kazuya Sekiguchi - Hiroshi Tanaka
    Clues lead to a shared past / Newly discovered 4th-century ceramics show Korean influence Kazuya Sekiguchi and Hiroshi Tanaka / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writers The recent discovery of Sueki unglazed ceramics at an archaeological site in Uji, Kyoto Prefecture, has experts rethinking the chronology of early exchanges between Japan and the Korean Peninsula. The discovery revealed that the production of Sueki wares began in Japan in the late fourth century, 20 to 30 years earlier than archaeologists had believed, indicating that people from the Korean Peninsula who produced the ceramics arrived in Japan around the same time. Horseback riding and...
  • Pottery Offers Clues To Origin Of Chinese Characters

    03/22/2006 4:10:44 PM PST · by blam · 37 replies · 839+ views
    Xinhuanet - China View ^ | 3-22-2006 | China View
    Pottery offers clues to origin of Chinese characters 2006-03-22 21:10:18 HEFEI, March 22 (Xinhua) -- Chinese archaeologists claim that pottery utensils dating back 7,000 years ago which bear inscriptions of various symbols are probably one of the origins of Chinese characters. They made the conclusion on the basis of several years' study into the symbols carved on over 600 pottery ware items unearthed from the New Stone Age site in Shuangdun village, Xiaobengbu town of Bengbu, a city in East China's Anhui Province. The symbols include rivers, animals and plants, and activities such as hunting, fishing and arable farming,...
  • Ancient Clues To Ocean Currents

    12/14/2005 3:03:05 PM PST · by blam · 10 replies · 482+ views
    BBC ^ | 12-14-2005 | Jonathan Amos
    Ancient clues to ocean currents By Jonathan Amos BBC News science reporter, San Francisco Foam marks points where samples have been extracted from the core. (Image: Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution) The close link between temperatures in the North Atlantic and the strength of ocean circulation is underlined by a new analysis of sea-floor sediments. The sediments were drilled from Blake Outer Ridge off the US east coast. They contain traces of naturally occurring radioactive atoms in ratios that are a giveaway for the speed of ocean waters going back 60,000 years. The work by a team from the...
  • Ancient Roman Puzzle Yields Clues

    07/26/2005 5:10:20 PM PDT · by blam · 12 replies · 845+ views
    BBC ^ | 7-26-2005 | Vanessa Collingridge
    Ancient Roman puzzle yields clues By Vanessa Collingridge Presenter, Rebuilding Rome The map provides a unique insight into ancient Rome (pic: Stanford University) For more than 500 years scholars have been wrestling with an ancient Roman puzzle that would test even the most cunning of quiz-masters. How do you put together a giant stone jigsaw when 80% of the pieces are missing and you have even lost the lid? Now with a joint Italian-US team on the case using a hi-tech approach the answer might finally be within reach. The Forma Urbis, or Severan Marble Plan, is a giant map...
  • "Buy one...get one free!"

    07/23/2005 9:53:23 AM PDT · by pickrell · 6 replies · 862+ views
    23-July-2005 | Ron Pickrell
    Whenever a crowd gathers, the entrepreneurs shift gears and set up to sell their wares to the rubes. The early birds in Columbus, Ohio are even now rehearsing their pitch, "Clues! Getcher clues here. Fresh clues, buy one, get one free...Get -em while yer clueless..." We expect business to be brisk. You see, the Democrats are coming to Columbus. We will hide from the national press cameras so that no one knows that we live in this...mecca of the gentler party. But first, get to know Columbus. We have a Democratic city council, and a Democratic Mayor, Michael Coleman, who...
  • Tantalizing Clues In Ancient Mounds (Japan/Jomon)

    05/04/2005 11:31:36 AM PDT · by blam · 26 replies · 873+ views
    Asahi News ^ | 5-4-2005 | Asahi Shimbun
    Tantalizing clues in ancient mounds 05/04/2005 The Asahi Shimbun SAGA-Ancient mounds here may be among the nation's oldest and prove that the original owners were pretty inventive for their day. Recent excavations at the Higashimyo archeological site indicate the shell mounds date back 7,000 years-to the early Jomon Period (8000 B.C.-300 B.C.). Higashimyo has western Japan's largest such mounds. They are believed to have been created by the dumping of shells and other refuse. Remains of more than 40 baskets, hand-woven from thin strips of wood, have been found there. Experts say they may be the oldest so far discovered....
  • NASA Turns to Mexican Lake for Clues to Alien Life (stromatolites)

    04/04/2005 7:47:44 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 9 replies · 787+ views
    Reuters onYahoo ^ | 4/4/05 | Tim Gaynor - Reuters
    CUATRO CIENEGAS, Mexico (Reuters) - With cobalt waters harboring eerie, coral-like formations, this archipelago of lakes in Mexico's searing Chihuahuan desert has always had an other-worldly appearance. Now top researchers at the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration say the calcified clumps of primitive bacteria lurking in its pools could provide important clues in their search for extraterrestrial life. The network of 170 cactus-ringed lagoons around the town of Cuatro Cienegas have intrigued evolutionary biologists for decades because their fish, snail and turtle species rival the Galapagos Islands in their uniqueness. Scientists from NASA's Astrobiology Institute have begun studying the...
  • Police Seek Clues After Fetus Cut From Slain Woman's Body

    12/17/2004 7:29:32 AM PST · by runningbear · 101 replies · 2,137+ views
    KCRA TV ^ | 12/17/04
    Police Seek Clues After Fetus Cut From Slain Woman's BodyAmber Alert Issued For Missing Fetus POSTED: 7:05 am EST December 17, 2004 UPDATED: 10:19 am EST December 17, 2004 SKIDMORE, Mo. -- A 23-year-old woman who was eight months pregnant was killed Thursday and the fetus was taken from her body, authorities said. Stinnett home in Skidmore, Mo. Sheriff's deputies were investigating the afternoon killing of the woman and they were searching for the baby, who they believed could have survived. Nodaway County Sheriff Bill Espey said, "Someone was wanting a baby awful bad." The sheriff issued an Amber Alert...