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  • Zen Den - Relaxing Films to Escape Stress

    06/28/2017 11:33:02 AM PDT · by V K Lee · 6 replies
    Healing Nature Videos that Relax and Unwind Love Chilling
  • Israel to Search for Oil on the Golan Heights

    05/13/2012 1:50:43 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 14 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 13/5/12 | Tzvi ben Gedalyahu
    Israel has decided to search for oil on the Golan Heights after 20 years of delay due to objections from Syria. After Israel formally took sovereignty over the strategic area in 1980, the Petroleum Act was applied to the area, allowing for the search for oil. If Israel were to discovere oil on the Golan Heights, Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad would undoubtedly launch an international crisis. The international community, including the United States, does not recognize Israel's sovereignty over the Golan, despite the absence of any communities in the area when it was under Syrian occupation. The exploration licenses were...
  • 'Sadness' prevalent as America's Space Shuttle era comes to an end

    07/08/2011 12:23:45 PM PDT · by SoonerStorm09 · 37 replies
    Red Dirt Report ^ | July 8, 2011 | Andrew W. Griffin
    OKLAHOMA CITY – For those fascinated with America’s Space Shuttle program and the exploration of space, today is a bit bittersweet. Today is the end of an era of NASA-led spaceflight. The Atlantis Space Shuttle took off this morning from Kennedy Space Center in Florida for its final mission – and the last mission of the remaining Space Shuttle fleet. We wish the crew a successful mission and a safe return. At a very early age I was fascinated with space travel and the exploration of space. The final Apollo mission – Apollo 17 – took place when I was...
  • China to explore Mars with Russia this year

    01/02/2011 1:16:50 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 13 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 1/211 | AFP
    BEIJING (AFP) – China's first Mars probe is expected to be launched in October this year in a joint operation with Russia after a two-year delay, state media reported Sunday. The probe, Yinghuo-1, was due to blast off in October 2009 with Russia's "Phobos Explorer" from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan but the launch was postponed, the official Xinhua news agency said. Quoting an unnamed expert at the China Academy of Space Technology, the report said the blast-off had been pushed back to October this year. It added that China planned to launch a Mars probe on its own in...
  • U.S. Said to Explore Selling Off Its Citigroup Stock

    09/14/2009 6:54:00 PM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies · 593+ views
    Bloomberg ^ | 9/14/09 | Robert Schmidt and Bradley Keoun
    No posts from Bloomberg allowed. Link below
  • Drill Here, Drill Now!

    08/30/2009 10:30:54 AM PDT · by PhotoJim · 3 replies · 384+ views
    American Soultions - Mailing ^ | August 30 | JTFowler
    The US Department of the Interior is seeking comments from American citizens about drilling for oil. Except, they are not widely promoting comments from conservatives who understand that our historical reliance on foreign oil has greatly contributed to the collapse of our economy. Keep AMERICAN DOLLARS IN AMERICA! American Solutions will submit your comments to Secretary Salazar. Go to: www.yourenergyopinion.com and let government know, Drill Here, Drill Now!
  • Science

    05/10/2009 9:17:22 PM PDT · by stolinsky · 1 replies · 319+ views
    www.stolinsky.com ^ | 05-11-09 | stolinsky
    Will we be exploring the planets and stars that our ancestors gazed at in wonder? Will we be fulfilling our destiny, which I believe is to come as close as we can − with our imperfect minds − to understanding God’s creation? Or will we remain on Earth, our feet stuck in the mud, held back by our constant struggle against barbarians who want to take us all back to the Dark Ages?
  • Earth Critters Hitch Ride to Martian Moon and Back

    02/26/2009 4:53:53 AM PST · by DBCJR · 10 replies · 408+ views
    Discovery News ^ | Feb. 25, 2009 | Irene Klotz
    No one knows if there is life on Mars, but if all goes well with a Russian science mission later this year, there will be life on the Martian moon Phobos -- for a short time anyway. An assortment of critters and microbes are scheduled to make a round-trip journey to Phobos as passengers aboard a Russian spacecraft, scheduled to launch in October. The mission, called Phobos-Grunt, aims to return samples of the Martian moon to Earth for analysis. It will be the first Russian-led mission to Mars since the loss of the Phobos 1 and Phobos 2 probes in...
  • Researchers explore scrapping Internet ("doesn't satisfy all needs", clean slate needed)

    04/13/2007 12:01:58 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 81 replies · 2,245+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 4/13/07 | Anick Jesdanun - ap
    NEW YORK - Although it has already taken nearly four decades to get this far in building the Internet, some university researchers with the federal government's blessing want to scrap all that and start over. The idea may seem unthinkable, even absurd, but many believe a "clean slate" approach is the only way to truly address security, mobility and other challenges that have cropped up since UCLA professor Leonard Kleinrock helped supervise the first exchange of meaningless test data between two machines on Sept. 2, 1969. The Internet "works well in many situations but was designed for completely different assumptions,"...
  • Pace, Indian Leaders Explore Expanded Partnership Options

    06/05/2006 4:43:28 PM PDT · by SandRat · 156+ views
    NEW DELHI, June 5, 2006 – The top U.S. general spent today meeting with India's defense and military leaders to consider ways for the United States and India to further expand their military partnership. Marine Gen. Peter Pace (right), chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, takes part in a briefing in New Delhi on June 5, along with his Indian counterpart, Adm. Arun Prakash (center). The visit to India is Pace's first as chairman. Photo by Staff Sgt. D. Myles Cullen, USAF  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. "We want to explore possibilities that allow us to have...
  • Failure is Not An Option: My Two Cents on Taking Up Space

    04/25/2006 7:46:30 AM PDT · by Natty Bumppo@frontier.net · 8 replies · 459+ views
    Spare Change | April 14, 2006 | Dave Aland
    Failure Is Not An Option My Two Cents on Taking Up Space By David J. Aland 14 April 2006 We visited the Kennedy Space Center this week, a bittersweet reunion for me. I have long been a fan of the Space Program, too young to appreciate the Mercury flights, but fully tuned to the Gemini and Apollo programs. Every mission fed a growing spark of enthusiasm, and fed my hope that some day I might also walk upon the Moon. My school years were measured as much by missions as by other milestones. I clearly recall the tense days of...
  • Tenth Planet Has a Moon!

    10/22/2005 9:33:39 PM PDT · by vannrox · 23 replies · 1,049+ views
    Space and Earth science ^ | October 03, 2005 | E-Mail Newsletter
    Scientists are over the moon at the W.M. Keck Observatory and the California Institute of Technology over a new discovery of a satellite orbiting the Solar System's 10th planet (2003 UB313). The newly discovered moon orbits the farthest object ever seen in the Solar System. The existence of the moon will help astronomers resolve the question of whether 2003 UB313, temporarily nicknamed "Xena," is more massive than Pluto and hence the 10th planet. A paper describing the discovery was submitted to the Astrophysical Journal Letters on October 3, 2005. "We were surprised because this is a completely different type of...
  • Robots take scientists into sea depths

    08/02/2005 12:42:11 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 7 replies · 624+ views
    Seattle Post-Intelligencer ^ | 7/29/05 | Tom Paulson
    Think of it as the Mars Rover but at the bottom of the ocean, remotely exploring our own planet's most alien landscape for scientists back at mission control. "This is how the science is going to be done," said Deborah Kelley, a University of Washington oceanographer. In 2000, Kelley led an expedition using a manned submersible to explore the deep Atlantic Ocean. Her team stumbled upon something never seen before. The researchers discovered a startlingly massive collection of limestone towers located miles away from the tectonic "spreading" cracks in the seafloor that typically produce such structures. Some of these hydrothermal...
  • CA: Schwarzenegger, Democrats explore truce after months of feuding (Conan wimping out?)

    06/25/2005 10:41:46 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 14 replies · 424+ views
    San Diego Union -Tribune ^ | 6/25/05 | Beth Fouhy - AP
    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger feuded bitterly with Democrats throughout the spring over a package of government reform measures he is asking voters to consider in a special election this November. In recent days, the partisan chill that had descended on the state Capitol during the first half of the year has begun to thaw. Polls released over the last few days showed a dramatic drop in the governor's job-approval ratings and the Democrat-controlled Legislature more unpopular than ever. Both sides are inching toward compromise on a package of reforms that could avert a high-stakes showdown this fall, as Schwarzenegger seeks to...
  • The MAJESTIC Documents - Proof of President Trumans involvement with the study of a crashed UFO.

    04/19/2005 6:11:10 AM PDT · by vannrox · 90 replies · 3,269+ views
    The Majestic Documents Mission ^ | 19 September 1947 | Lt. General Twining
    Note: Skeptics abound. Readed the authentication section and the issues. This is the cumulation of over a decade of research and verification and validation of the Majestic Documents set. Majestic Documents.com is a groundbreaking look at the United States UFO program called Majestic and the top secret government documents that tell the story of presidential and military action, authorization, and cover-up regarding UFOs and their alien occupants. A remarkable work of investigative journalism, this website is the first to authenticate top secret UFO documents that tell a detailed story of the crashed discs, alien bodies, presidential briefings, and superb secrecy....
  • Jennings Explores ABCs of UFOs

    02/21/2005 4:14:51 PM PST · by Momaw Nadon · 139 replies · 3,230+ views
    Washington Post ^ | Sunday, February 20, 2005 | Kathy Blumenstock
    Flying saucers and strange beings who have visited Earth aren't the typical topics reported by Peter Jennings, anchor of ABC's "World News Tonight." Jennings, whose new two-hour special tackles the subject of UFOs, admits he and his production team began the project with doubts and a dose of curiosity. "We have a lot of skeptics -- I am very skeptical -- but we seriously investigated something a lot of people are serious about," he said. "And when we come to the end, this is wonderfully interesting. "More than 80 million Americans believe intelligent beings from somewhere else have come here,"...
  • PLEASE! STOP POSTING SAME MESSAGE ON ALL BOARDS!

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 735 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of FreeRepublic.com's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • Explore the planet Mars

    11/05/2004 3:36:33 PM PST · by winodog · 14 replies · 486+ views
    http://www.exploremarsnow.org/ ^ | Nov. 5 2004 | Nexterra
    Using current and Developing technology we can land a crew on the planet Mars in 2015 http://www.exploremarsnow.org/
  • Did the First Americans Come From, Er, Australia?

    09/11/2004 8:23:29 AM PDT · by vannrox · 13 replies · 1,271+ views
    Reuters via Yahoo News ^ | Mon Sep 6, 9:24 AM ET | Editorial Staff
    Did the First Americans Come From, Er, Australia? Mon Sep 6, 9:24 AM ET EXETER, England (Reuters) - Anthropologists stepped into a hornets' nest on Monday, revealing research that suggests the original inhabitants of America may in fact have come from what is now known as Australia.   The claim will be extremely unwelcome to today's native Americans who came overland from Siberia and say they were there first. But Silvia Gonzalez from John Moores University in Liverpool said skeletal evidence pointed strongly to this unpalatable truth and hinted that recovered DNA would corroborate it. "This is very contentious," Gonzalez,...
  • Despite Bugs, Rovers Still Explore Mars

    08/04/2004 7:46:44 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 25 replies · 674+ views
    PASADENA, Calif. - Both of NASA (news - web sites)'s aging Mars rovers have been experiencing problems but continue to explore opposite sides of the Red Planet, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory said Wednesday. A semiconductor component aboard the Spirit rover did not power up while commands were being executed on Aug. 1, affecting the ability to use its three spectrometer instruments. Engineers believe the problem likely involves the timing of instruction signals reaching the component, called a gate array, within microseconds of each other. If that is confirmed, the likely solution would be to insert a delay between the signals,...