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Archive for November, 2015

Solar or Coal? The Energy India Picks May Decide Earth’s Fate | WIRED

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2015/11/30

India will make a choice, but it will not be India’s alone.

Reading the article I lay odds on Coal winning. If the use modern coal plants that will help but if the go cheap and easy to build then the odds are against us.

Source: Solar or Coal? The Energy India Picks May Decide Earth’s Fate | WIRED

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Lenovo Busted For Stealthily Installing Crapware Via BIOS On Fresh Windows Installs | Techdirt

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2015/11/29

https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20150812/11395231925/lenovo-busted-stealthily-installing-crapware-via-bios-fresh-windows-installs.shtml

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This Picturesque Island Cemetery on Ile Sainte-Marie, Madagascar, Is the Final Resting Place of Dozens of Notorious Pirates

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2015/11/26

Atlas Obscura on Slate is a blog about the world’s hidden wonders. Like us on Facebook and Tumblr, or follow us on Twitter. On the small island of Ile Sain

Source: This Picturesque Island Cemetery on Ile Sainte-Marie, Madagascar, Is the Final Resting Place of Dozens of Notorious Pirates

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Disappearing Lanai | Hawaii Magazine

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2015/11/26

A photographer’s journal of his changing home island.

Source: Disappearing Lanai | Hawaii Magazine

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Changes evident on Lanai after Ellison purchase – Hawaii News Now – KGMB and KHNL

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2015/11/26

Numerous changes have happened on Lanai since software billionaire Larry Ellison bought the island in June and many more are under way as Ellison’s company tries to address the shortage of housing the

Source: Changes evident on Lanai after Ellison purchase – Hawaii News Now – KGMB and KHNL

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One year after Lanai purchase, more changes coming – Hawaii News Now – KGMB and KHNL

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2015/11/26

A year after software billionaire Larry Ellison purchased the island of Lanai, Gov. Neil Abercrombie praised what he called Ellison’s “very successful” first year as owner of the former Pineapple Isla

Source: One year after Lanai purchase, more changes coming – Hawaii News Now – KGMB and KHNL

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Antarctic ice: Still losing mass.

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2015/11/23

A new study just published in the Journal of Glaciology is causing some buzz in climate circles, because it appears to claim that Antarctica—long thought t

Source: Antarctic ice: Still losing mass.

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Sonia Sotomayor dissents in Mullenix police shooting case.

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2015/11/23

On the night of March 23, 2010, trooper Chadrin Mullenix of the Texas Department of Public Safety stood on an overpass debating what to do. Israel Leija Jr

Source: Sonia Sotomayor dissents in Mullenix police shooting case.

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Huge El Nino pushes climate toward records.

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2015/11/23

Over the past few days, a bevy of climate data has come together to tell a familiar yet shocking story: Humans have profoundly altered the planet’s life-su

Source: Huge El Nino pushes climate toward records.

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Here’s What You Need to Know About the West Coast’s Toxic Crabs | Mother Jones

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2015/11/23

High levels of a potentially deadly neurotoxin likely means you won’t be eating Dungeness crabs anytime soon.

Source: Here’s What You Need to Know About the West Coast’s Toxic Crabs | Mother Jones

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