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Nearly Half of Americans Believe Dinosaurs and Humans Co-Existed

"Jurassic World", the latest Jurassic Park movie, just broke the world’s record for the highest grossing film on opening weekend. And while most people who flocked to see the movie immediately after its release probably did so to enjoy the fantasy it inspires, a recent poll just revealed that for many Americans, it may as well have been a reality.

We Now Know Exactly When iOS 8.4 (and Apple Music) Will Be Released

Over the weekend, Apple revealed new details about its music plans for the immediate future, including release information for Apple Music and a new iTunes Match feature for iOS 9. DON’T MISS: Reports Saying Beats Headphones Are Cheap...Show More Summary

Pope Francis I Calls Attention to Climate Change as Moral Issue of Our Time

In the encyclical Pope Francis I released on June 18, he called on the world to create “a new and universal solidarity” in response to climate change and stressed the need for the world to immediately act. “It is remarkable how weak international political responses have been. The failure of global summits on the environment make it plain...

Guantanamo Prisoner, Who Weighs 75 Pounds and is Near Death, Mounts Legal Push for Release

A Guantanamo Bay prisoner, who has been on hunger strike for over eight years, has launched a legal push for his immediate release from the United States military prison because he now weighs around 75 pounds and is near death. Tariq Ba Odah is a Yemeni prisoner and resident of Saudi Arabia, who has been...

Solitaere is the perfect app for fans of simplicity

A couple years ago Kiernan Flanigan released a minimal app version of the card game Hearts that I was a big fan of. I hadn’t played the game in years but I was immediately sucked into the app, playing it while I was bored in line or waiting for meetings. Cut to now and Flanigan... Continue reading ?

Taking Flier on Terrelle Pryor a Low-Risk, High-Reward Prospect for Browns

Last week, the Cincinnati Bengals released fourth-string quarterback Terrelle Pryor. Almost immediately afterward, Pryor's agent Drew Rosenhaus contacted teams to inform them that Pryor will be switching positions to wide receiver, reported Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio. On Monday, the Cleveland Browns were awarded Pryor via waivers. Show More Summary

Just in time for Paris COP21 – EPA Report: For the US, Global Action Now Saves Lives and Avoids Significant Climate Change Damages

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 22, 2015 EPA Report: For the US, Global Action Now Saves Lives and Avoids Significant Climate Change Damages WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released one of the most comprehensive...Show More Summary

NOAA Releases New Pause-Buster Global Surface Temperature Data and Immediately Claims Record-High Temps for May 2015 – What a Surprise!

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale NOAA recently published their State of the Climate Report for May 2015. Under the heading of Global Summary Information, they note: Note: With this report and data release, the National Centers for Environmental Information is transitioning to improved versions of its global land (GHCN-M version 3.3.0) and ocean (ERSST version…

Get the Fantastic 'Radiation Island' For Just a Buck, the Game's Lowest Price Ever

Some iOS games come along and are immediately universally liked and praised, and Radiation Island [$0.99] is definitely one of those. Now, for the first time since its release, the first-person survival adventure game is on sale; the game will only cost you $0.99 now, down from $2.99. If you are one of the very few

Trimmed Up Press Releases for Today’s News Stream

Summary: Catherine Spicer writes on Business2Community about how press releases are, or should be, looking in today’s digital world. No more “For Immediate Release,” for example. And no more closing them with hashtags. Show More Summary

Louisiana Court Blocks Immediate Release Of Albert Woodfox

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit blocked the release of Louisiana prisoner Albert Woodfox on Friday. Woodfox, who was charged with murdering a prisoner guard in 1972, is the last member of the so called Angola...Show More Summary

U.S. court blocks immediate release of last of Louisiana's 'Angola Three'

2 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

Albert Woodfox, 68, is the last of three black inmates who gained notoriety for their long stays in isolation at the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola. The men said they were targeted for joining the Black Panther Party and advocating for prison reforms. Show More Summary

Again, No Release for Man Held in Solitary Since 1972

Albert Woodfox's time behind bars is not over. An order barring his release was extended today by a federal appeals court, NBC News reports. The timeline: A federal judge this week ordered Woodfox's "immediate" and "unconditional" release and barred the state from trying him a third time in the 1972...

For Our Consideration: Empire Records does a disservice to 1995 and record-store culture

Countless beloved movies, from It’s A Wonderful Life to Wet Hot American Summer, did not immediately gather large, appreciative audiences during their initial theatrical debuts. But even by those standards, the release afforded Empire Records qualifies as unusually unceremonious. Show More Summary

Release of Man Held in Solitary Since 1972 Blocked

Prison activist Albert Woodfox, the last member of the "Angola Three" inmates held for decades in solitary confinement, will have to wait a bit longer to see if he'll experience the "immediate" and "unconditional" freedom ordered by a federal judge. A federal appeals court has temporarily blocked the release of...

Jimmy Fallon Has A Bigger Role In Jurassic World Than We Thought

With just a little over a week until the release of the widely anticipated franchise revival Jurassic World, the early buzz is more than promising. Yet, for Tonight Show host, Jimmy Fallon, the buzz is more immediate, due to the self-confessed...Show More Summary

Report Says Gunman Who Ambushed Canada's Parliament Last Year Was Shot 31 Times

3 weeks agoNews : Vice News

The new information comes days after the RCMP released the full-length version of a cellphone video Michael Zehaf-Bibeau took immediately before beginning his attack. That video showed him praying and asking Allah for forgiveness in Arabic.

Starting antiretroviral treatment early improves outcomes for HIV-infected individuals

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 NIH-funded trial results likely will impact global treatment guidelines A major international randomized clinical trial has found that HIV-infected individuals have a considerably lowerShow More Summary

Joint Message from Chairman Sharon Bulova and Superintendent Karen Garza

For Immediate Release: 5/26/15Last week, we met to discuss the financial challenges facing both Fairfax County and the Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS). We acknowledge that all involved care very deeply about our community, our young people, and our schools.Read full article >> Acquired by Knowingly Corp

last monthTechnology : Gigaom

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MAY 22, 2015 Press Contact: Alessandra Wike Knowingly Corp, an Austin-based Internet startup, announced today that it has acquired a portion of the assets of Gigaom. These…

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