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  • CD Review: 'Boys & Girls,' Alabama Shakes

    04/16/2012 4:13:02 PM PDT · by chasio649 · 3 replies
    www.presstelegram.com ^ | 4/14/12 | Sam Gnerre
    Fans of soul music revivalists such as Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings will want to check out this debut album by Alabama Shakes. This Athens, Ala., quartet hones its soulful rock even further back to basics than most similar modern performers, all the way down to the barest organic essentials. "Boys & Girls" contains no blaring horns, orchestrations or electronic tricks, just Heath Fogg's prominent guitar riffs, an airtight rhythm section, Brittany Howard's vocal pyrotechnics and an abiding love of the Stax/Volt Memphis sound of the 1960s. "Hold On" showcases the band's strengths, using its small-combo punch to full...
  • UN: Palestine Shakes Head When Obama Says Each Side Must See The World Through Each Other's Eyes

    09/21/2011 9:13:32 AM PDT · by Nachum · 19 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | 9/21/11 | staff
    "And friends of the Palestinians do them no favors by ignoring this truth, just as friends of Israel must recognize the need to pursue a two state solution with a secure Israel next to an independent Palestine," President Obama said at the UN. "That is the truth. Each side has legitimate aspirations – and that is what makes peace so hard. And the deadlock will only be broken when each side learns to stand in each other’s shoes. Each side can see the world through the other's eyes. That’s what we should be encouraging."
  • Moderate 4.3 earthquake shakes Anchorage

    06/15/2010 11:03:31 PM PDT · by americanophile · 9 replies · 304+ views
    Washington Post ^ | June 16, 2010 | AP
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- The Alaska Earthquake Information Center says a moderate quake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.3 has been felt in Anchorage. The quake was recorded Tuesday at 6:03 p.m. local time. No damage has been reported. The temblor was centered 45 miles east-northeast of Talkeetna in central Alaska at a depth of about 26 miles. Talkeetna is about 85 miles north of Anchorage.
  • 11,000-Year-Old Grain Shakes Up Beliefs On Beginnings Of Agriculture

    06/19/2006 1:04:07 PM PDT · by blam · 88 replies · 2,127+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 6-18-2006 | Judy Siegel-Itzkovich
    Jun. 18, 2006 0:24 | Updated Jun. 18, 2006 10:4511,000-year-old grain shakes up beliefs on beginnings of agriculture By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH Bar-Ilan University researchers have found a cache of 120,000 wild oat and 260,000 wild barley grains at the Gilgal archaeological site near Jericho that date back 11,000 years - providing evidence of cultivation during the Neolithic Period. The research, performed by Drs. Ehud Weiss and Anat Hartmann of BIU's department of Land of Israel studies and Prof. Mordechai Kislev of the faculty of life sciences, appears in the June 16 edition of the prestigious journal Science. It is the...
  • Earthquake shakes Athens

    01/08/2006 4:35:28 AM PST · by rhainw · 23 replies · 1,454+ views
    USGS ^ | 08-01-2006 | USGS
    strong earthquake occurred at 11:34:52 (UTC) on Sunday, January 8, 2006. The magnitude 6.7 event has been located in SOUTHERN GREECE. The hypocentral depth was estimated to be 38 km (23 miles). (This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.) Magnitude 6.7 Date-Time Sunday, January 8, 2006 at 11:34:52 (UTC) = Coordinated Universal Time Sunday, January 8, 2006 at 1:34:52 PM = local time at epicenter Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones Location 36.250°N, 23.498°E Depth 37.7 km (23.4 miles) Region SOUTHERN GREECE Distances 95 km (60 miles) NNW of Chania, Crete, Greece 150 km (95 miles) SE of...
  • Spectacular science fraud shakes stem cell field

    12/23/2005 5:58:55 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 44 replies · 1,128+ views
    ap on San Diego Union Tribune ^ | 12/23/05 | Paul Elias and Malcolm Ritter - ap
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Scientists fretted Friday that a spectacular cloning fraud that hid in plain sight has set back legitimate stem cell work around the world. Cloning experts and stem cell scientists said research in the potentially revolutionary field of regenerative medicine will continue unabated. But they said public confidence in their work had been weakened by a sham branded by experts as the most visible case of scientific fraud they could recall. Scientists also struggled to explain how they didn't earlier catch the charismatic South Korean veterinarian's claim in a Science paper published in May that he cloned...