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Civil Services Main Exam- The Definitive Guide

Union Public Services Commission (UPSC) conducts its UPSC Prelims and Mains examination which is common for the candidates applying for Civil Services Examination and Indian Forest Service  Examination, and acts as a screening mechanism for selection of candidates for the Civil Services (Main) Examination and Indian Forest Service (Main). Show More Summary

Forest fire threatens Ukraine's Chernobyl nuclear zone

KIEV (Reuters) - Emergency services were battling on Tuesday to prevent Ukraine's largest forest fire since 1992 from spreading towards the abandoned Chernobyl nuclear power plant, Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said.

IRS hands MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry, husband $70K tax lien

www.campusreform.org – Earlier this month, the Internal Revenue Service levied a $70,000 tax lien on MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry and her husband. Harris-Perry, who is also a Presidential Chaired Professor at Wake Forest University, told the Winston-Salem Journal that she... The post IRS hands MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry, husband $70K tax lien appeared first on.

Devastating 245-Acre Wildfires Continue to Flame in Siberia

A total of 40 wildfires continue to rage in Russia’s Siberia, affecting almost a 245-acre area of Zabaikalsky Territory, the state forest service said on Tuesday.

Slide Show: Rocks, Paper, Sinners

Near a private service road in Arizona’s Petrified Forest National Park sits a pile of rocks. It is not an official attraction, nor is it marked on any map. About the size of a pickup truck, it is a jumble of chunks of petrified wood,...Show More Summary

MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry and Husband Owe IRS $70K in Delinquent Taxes

2 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

According to The Winston-Salem Journal, Wake Forest University professor and MSNBC weekend host Melissa Harris-Perry and her husband James Perry owe the Internal Revenue Service $70,000 in delinquent taxes.

The Forest Service Is an Agency Still In Search of a Mission

Perhaps Ken Burns had the right idea when he named his public television series The National Parks: America’s Best Idea. Even though I worked for the Forest Service for 34 years, I’m inclined to agree

Backheel Breakfast: 26th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster

Twenty-six years ago today, 96 Liverpool fans were killed by a crush at Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield during an FA Cup semifinal between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest. There will be a memorial service at Anfield on Wednesday. Currently, new inquests into the causes of the disaster are taking place. Show More Summary

S Is For Solar: Woodsy Owl Joins First-Of-Its-Kind Solar PPA

Woodsy Owl -- that is, the National Forest Service -- could spark a solar PPA revolution in 500,000 federally owned buildings across the S Is For Solar: Woodsy Owl Joins First-Of-Its-Kind Solar PPA was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

Nestlé Has Been Pumping Water From a National Forest With an Expired Permit For Over 25 Years

The company's response? Don't worry, folks. The lack of regulation here is stunning. The U.S. Forest Service in Southern California just caught wind of the fact Nestlé's permit to pump water out of a national forest expired over 25 years ago. Show More Summary

Nestlé’s Bottled Water Business Is Under Fire On The West Coast

In drought-stricken California, the food and beverage conglomerate is under investigation by the U.S. Forest Service. The post Nestlé’s Bottled Water Business Is Under Fire On The West Coast appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Nestlé is bottling water from the heart of California’s drought — and the Forest Service is finally going to look into it

Federal officials said they will investigate expired permits the company uses to tap water from a national forest

Forestry Services Investigates Nestle Permit for Taking Cali Park Water

In drought-stricken San Bernardino, California, the United States Forest Service is investigating an expired water permit that is used by the Nestle corporation to draw water from the San Bernardino National Forest in southern California for its bottled-water business.

The Daily Bike: Oregon Couple Convicted of Menacing Mountain Bikers With Gun, Taser, and Bear Spray

On April 7th, an Oregon court sentenced David and Pamela Gathwright to a combination of jail time and community service. Their crime? As the Forest Service put it in a press release following the couples’

How to Build a Cocktail, Visualized

4 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

Back in 1974, a curious construction-style chart of cocktails was made by some employees of the US Department of Agriculture Forest Service.

U.S. Forest Service Issued Detailed Chart For Mixing 21 Cocktails In 1974 Government Document

If there’s one thing that everyone knows about the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service is that those guys love mixing up a tasty cocktail. Wait, actually, it’s doubtful anyone would know how much the government workers adore a properly made martini, as evidenced by a 1974 document with a detailed chart on how to make 21 different cocktails, complete … [More]

J. Cole's '2014 Forest Hills Drive' Album Achieves Platinum Certification

From playing the sidelines to being one of the most popular MCs in hip-hop, J. Cole's rise to prominence has been a testament for staying the course and servicing his fans. Those same supporters have rewarded Cole by pitching in to make...Show More Summary

The US Forest Service's Cocktail Construction Chart

last monthHumor / odd : Kottke.org

This is...weird. The National Archives contains a Cocktail Construction Chart made in an architectural style, for some reason, by the US Forest Service in 1974. (via @john_overholt) Tags: alcohol architecture cocktails food infoviz

Researchers map seasonal greening in US forests, fields, and urban areas

Using the assessment tool ForWarn, US Forest Service researchers can monitor the growth and development of vegetation that signals winter's end and the awakening of a new growing season. Now these researchers have devised a way to more...Show More Summary

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