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88%  
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  • Astronomy Picture of the Day -- Shoreline of the Universe

    09/20/2014 12:38:21 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 4 replies
    NASA ^ | September 20, 2014 | (see photo credit)
    Explanation: Against dark rifts of interstellar dust, the ebb and flow of starlight along the Milky Way looks like waves breaking on a cosmic shore in this night skyscape. Taken with a digital camera from the dunes of Hatteras Island, North Carolina, planet Earth, the monochrome image is reminiscent of the time when sensitive black and white film was a popular choice for dimmly lit night- and astro-photography. Looking south, the bright stars of Sagittarius and Scorpius are near the center of the frame. Wandering Mars, Saturn, and Zubenelgenubi (Alpha Librae) form the compact triangle of bright celestial beacons farther...
  • Environmentalism Gone Wild

    09/19/2010 12:06:11 PM PDT · by Askwhy5times · 9 replies
    Bluegrass Pundit ^ | September 19, 2010 | Bluegrass Pundit
    I firmly believe most Americans are environmentalists on some level. We all want clean air and clean water. We treasure our countries national parks and natural beauty. Most Americans want the government to take a common sense approach to protecting the environment. Unfortunately, our government is under the control of wacko environmentalists who have thrown common sense to the wind. EPA regulation of a naturally occurring gas like CO2 at a potential cost of trillions of dollars is a prime example. In another example of environmentalism gone wild, an entire California farming valley was decimated when Federal water managers cut...
  • beach access news at obx

    09/04/2010 6:16:41 PM PDT · by VaRepublican · 56 replies
    Screw you NC government.