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There May Be Hope For John Carter Just Yet

The rights for the legendary sci-fi story are now free for another movie Film John Carter Disney pixar Finding Nemo Edgar Rice Burroughs

Saving The Planet And Money At The Construction Site

Many of the materials from a construction site don't need to be pitched: they can be reused or recycled in the building process The post Saving The Planet And Money At The Construction Site appeared first on Sustainablog.

George Tiller’s Murderer Threatens Another Abortion Provider, Claims Right of Free Speech

53 minutes agoIssues & Causes / Feminism : DoubleX

In 2010, Scott Roeder was sentenced to 50 years in prison for the 2009 murder of Kansas abortion provider George Tiller. But that doesn't mean he's given up his hobby of threatening abortion providers. Roeder is now in a court battle...Show More Summary

Groundbreaking Research Aims to Expand Our Knowledge of Abortion Stigma

Despite its ubiquity in our culture, abortion stigma has garnered relatively little scholarly attention. Now, after two years of effort, there's a new issue of the academic journal Women and Health that focuses entirely on the subject. Image: Shutterstock The post Groundbreaking Research Aims to Expand Our Knowledge of Abortion Stigma appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Hottest 12 Months On Record: NOAA Data ‘Show No Pause In Warming’

NOAA reports, “The past 12 months (10-13 to 9-14) was the warmest 12-month period since records began in 1880.” While some, mainly non-scientists, have said the world hasn't warmed in 18 years “NOAA records show no pause in warming." The post Hottest 12 Months On Record: NOAA Data ‘Show No Pause In Warming’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Gavin Schmidt and the EPA Denial Decision

About eight weeks ago, Jean S postulated that Gavin Schmidt had been involved in writing the documents supporting EPA’s decision denying various petitions for reconsideration of the Endangerment Finding (the “RTP documents“), documents that Mann had cited to the D.C. Show More Summary


TALK RADIO NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – As ISIS continues to battle Kurdish forces for control of Kobane, a town on the Syrian-Turkish border, graphic photographs have emerged.  “The injuries in the photographs appear to be consistent to some sort of chemical burn,” said Jerry Smith, the former Head of Syria Operations at the Organization for the […]

Liar Liar, Pants on Fire: 4 Anti-Choice Politicians Caught in a Lie

These 4 anti-choice politicians have been lying about where they really stand on women's equality and reproductive freedom to try to win votes. They know that if they tell voters the truth about their extreme beliefs, they'll never get elected. Show More Summary

In Sierra Leone, A 14-Year-Old Ebola Survivor Speaks Out (VIDEO)

Hawa, an Ebola survivor from Sierra Leone, lost two family members to Ebola. Watch her incredible story of survival.

Watch dinosaurs defend the Gates Foundation’s farm policy

Some food activists are not happy with the Gates Foundation's programs to help farmers. But why? We boil the issue down in a new video.

Open Thread for Ottawa Shooting

[CN: gun violence, ongoing situation, Islamophobia. There are videos at the links which may not be safe to view. edit: Some CBC pictures in the live feed has included non-graphic, obscured pictures of victims.] The CBC is reporting on...Show More Summary

Pro-life vid of day: The pro-life youth vote

by Hans Johnson The Family Research Council’s Tony Perkins discusses family life and liberty issues with two leaders in the pro-life youth movement. LiveAction’s Lila Rose and Kristan Hawkins, President of Students for Life of America have both been activists since they were about 15. Show More Summary

Lockheed Martin Claims Fusion Breakthrough That Could Change World Forever

Lockheed Martin, the aerospace and defense conglomerate based in Bethesda, Md., is claiming to have made a major breakthrough in nuclear fusion, which could lead to development of reactors small enough to fit on the back of a truck within a decade. In the simplest terms, nuclear fission breaks a single atom into two whereas [...]

Ocean heat storage: a particularly lousy policy target + Update

The New York Times, 12 December 2027: After 12 years of debate and negotiation, kicked off in Paris in 2015, world leaders have finally agreed to ditch the goal of limiting global warming to below 2 °C. Instead, they have agreed to the new goal of limiting global ocean heat content to 1024 Joules. The […]

Does the Anthropocene, the Age of Humans, Deserve a Golden Spike?

A meeting of geologists and other analysts explores whether Earth has entered a geological age made by humans.

Seven injured when car hits Mexican restaurant in Northern California

Seven people were injured, two seriously, Thursday evening after a car plowed into the front of a Mexican restaurant in Northern California, police said.

Tremendous News From Southeast Asia: Steep Drop in Rhino Horn Use in Vietnam

A new poll reveals that demand for rhino horn in Vietnam has declined, just within the last year, by a startling 38.1 percent, mainly as a result of a multi-faceted marketing campaign by Humane Society International and the government...Show More Summary

As Anita Sarkeesian Shows, Online Harassment Can Be a Life and Death Issue

There was a time when people had one answer to online harassment: “Don’t read the comments.” This week, it’s become painfully clear how harassment women endure online is not something we can fix by just ignoring it. Instead, in thisShow More Summary

Avengers Age of Ultron Trailer to Play Before SHIELD Next Week

Look for the first footage from Avengers next Tuesday Comics The Avengers Avengers: Age of Ultron Robert Downey Jr. Agents of SHIELD

I Am 25. I Don’t Work at Facebook. My Doctors Want Me to Freeze My Eggs.

56 minutes agoIssues & Causes / Feminism : DoubleX

The day Apple joined Facebook in deciding to pay for its female employees to freeze their eggs, I joined a hundred or so fashionably dressed women—most in their 30s and 40s—at the Harvard Club in New York City to hear doctors discuss this game-changing technology over cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. Show More Summary

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