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  • Asteroid set to whiz past Earth next week

    03/03/2016 4:47:29 PM PST · by COBOL2Java · 24 replies
    WTOP News (Washington DC) ^ | 3 March 2016 | ABC Radio
    (NEW YORK) — A basketball court-sized asteroid is set to whiz past Earth next week — but astronomers are unsure of just how close the asteroid will come or precisely when the flyby will happen. However, you can breathe a sigh of relief: Astronomers say there’s no chance the rock will hit Earth. NASA’s team at the Center for Near Earth Object Studies (CNEOS) predict Asteroid 2013 TX68 will come within 3 million miles of our planet, but have also left open the possibility it could pass as close as 15,000 miles. It’s expected the flyby will happen around...
  • Obamacare nonprofit educates Democrats only

    07/29/2013 9:28:00 AM PDT · by yoe · 11 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | July 28, 2013 | JOEL GEHRKE
    Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius’ favorite pro-Obamacare nonprofit held a Democrats-only congressional briefing earlier this year, according to emails obtained by nonprofit watchdog Judicial Watch. Enroll America president Anne Filipic, a former Obama White House aide, exchanged emails with Debra Curtis, a Democratic staffer on the House Ways and Means Committee. [snip] Enroll America, an activist nonprofit devoted to enrolling Americans in the Obamacare health insurance exchanges, has benefited from Sebelius’ fundraising efforts.
  • Thinking of purchasing SHTF food and silver (total VANITY)

    11/13/2012 2:54:29 PM PST · by bayliving · 85 replies
    Ok, I come here looking for help and advice.
  • Is The End Nigh? We'll Know Soon Enough (World to end May 21)

    05/07/2011 9:27:55 PM PDT · by tlb · 355 replies · 1+ views
    NPR ^ | May 7, 2011 | Barbara Bradley Hagerty
    May 21, "starting in the Pacific Rim at around the 6 p.m. local time hour, in each time zone, there will be a great earthquake,". The true Christian believers will be "raptured": They'll fly upward to heaven. "and on top of all that, there's no more salvation at that point. 153 days later that the entire universe and planet Earth will be destroyed." "I no longer think about 401(k)s and retirement," he says. "I'm just a lot less stressed, and in a way I'm more carefree." Brown is married with several young children, and none of them shares his beliefs....
  • Lessons from Collapse of the Soviet Union

    02/08/2011 11:48:58 AM PST · by Jack Black · 56 replies
    Transcript I witnessed the Soviet collapse, and then later on I couldn’t help but notice that something very similar is happening to the United States. So, as a matter of public service, I’ve tried to warn people of what to expect. But I would just like to point out that I’m not any sort of policy wonk, or a wannabe politician or an activist. All of those things are very tangential to what I’m interested in, which is basically to warn people and to equip them for what’s coming up. The way collapse unfolds is actually very interesting, because a...
  • Lunar prospecting: Probe ready to touch moon water

    10/07/2009 6:50:05 PM PDT · by advance_copy · 16 replies · 818+ views ^ | 10/07/09 | Stephen Clark
    An enterprising robotic explorer will smash into the lunar frontier Friday in search of water ice hidden deep inside the darkest corners of the moon, spewing hundreds of thousands of pounds of dust high above the surface in a celestial event visible from Earth. Just four minutes will decide the outcome of three years of preparations, four months of space travel, and a $79 million investment put into the bold mission. Four minutes is the time that nine science instruments on the LCROSS probe will be able to directly study a cloud of dust thrown high above the moon by...
  • Close Call with Asteroid 2006 XG1 in 2041

    12/27/2006 11:40:51 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 64 replies · 1,568+ views
    I don’t want to get you worried, or even mildly concerned. No need to panic. In fact, just read this little piece, and remark with interest that an asteroid is going to get really really close to the Earth on October 31, 2041. It might - I repeat might - have a small, insignificant chance of hitting the Earth and causing regional devastation. Like a 1 in 40,000 chance. Those are pretty good odds when you think of it. Still not panicking? Good. The asteroid in question is called 2006 XG1. It was discovered on September 20, 2006 by the...