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Jim Rickards Warns, Turkey Will Be 'Ground Zero' In The Next Global Debt Crisis

Authored by James Rickards via The Daily Reckoning, Turkey is a beautiful country with a rich history including Greek, Roman and Muslim influences that make it one of the most fascinating places on Earth. It is literally a bridge between...Show More Summary

Meet The 15-Year-Old Behind The Viral Campaign To End School Shootings

"I was only 10 when it happened," says Lane Murdock, a 15-year-old Year 10 student from Ridgefield, Connecticut. Her high school - suddenly ground zero for a national youth movement combating school gun violence - lies only 20 minutes south of Sandy Hook Elementary School. Show More Summary

Brooklyn residents fear living in ‘hell’ as homeless crisis grows

3 days agoNews : NY Daily News

The corner of Atlantic and Bedford Avenues in Crown Heights is Ground Zero of this middle-income neighborhood’s high anxiety.

Architectural Spotlight: Midcentury modern, with its clean lines and simplicity, still has an edgy feel

As World War II ended, advances in manufacturing, easing of wartime austerity and pent-up creativity among builders and architects led to a design explosion with its ground zero in Southern California: midcentury modern. Known for its open floor plans, wide expanses of glass and indoor-outdoor...

United Airlines & O’Hare Invest Big in Zero-Emissions Ground Support with Grant from EPA

United Airlines and the Chicago Department of Aviation will invest a total of $1.43 million to purchase 26 new pieces of zero emissions ground support equipment, replacing older, diesel-fueled equipment at Chicago O'Hare. Grant funding...Show More Summary

The Jets will win next year’s Super Bowl, thanks to Tim Tebow ...and science

Gang Green’s half-century Super Bowl drought is destined to end next year. When Tom Brady’s last-second Hail Mary fluttered harmlessly to the ground and the clock hit triple zeroes on the evening of Feb. 4 in Minneapolis, it marked more...Show More Summary

Gaius Publius: More on the Cape Town, South Africa, Water Crisis

Cape Town is becoming ground zero of water scarcity....a future that will arrive for many more in the coming decades.

Arizona G.O.P. Tiptoes Between a Trump-Loving Base and a Leery Wider Electorate

last weekNews : NYTimes: News

With possibly two Senate seats open, and as many as three competitive House seats, Arizona could be ground zero this year, but both parties are torn by divisions in the electorate.

Civil Rights Commission convenes exactly where it should

2 weeks agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Raleigh is ground zero for unconstitutional voter suppression tactics: Some people say it was fitting for the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights to take testimony about the state of voting across the country in the capital city of a state...Show More Summary

Can kelp and seagrass help oysters adapt to major ocean change? (text, video and audio)

The oceans off Oregon and Washington are ground zero for ocean acidification, and Northwest scientists are working on new ways to adapt. Brian Allen is up to his elbows in cold, black water. He’s hanging over the side of a small boat, trying to pull in a tangle of ropes. They’re heavy and being dragged sideways […]

Movies Sold at Sundance 2018: A Complete and Updated Guide

As the first major film festival of the year, Sundance is ground zero for distributors discovering some of the gems that will populate film release schedules throughout the rest of the year. Here is our list of movies sold at Sundance...Show More Summary

Today's "Planet Earth Report" --"Zero Point Energy Could Change the World"

January 23, 2018. Today's headline story on the threats, opportunities, and dangers facing our fragile planet. Zero-point energy, also known as ground state energy, could be the greatest gift the quantum world can ever give us. It’s a byproduct of...        

NSA Admits It Has AGAIN Been Deleting Evidence Needed In Long-Running Surveillance Lawsuit

last monthIndustries / Law : Techdirt

The NSA is once again deleting data it's been ordered to retain for ongoing lawsuits. This isn't the first time. The Jewel v. NSA lawsuit -- which is nearing its tenth year in litigation -- has been ground zero for multiple NSA screwups. Show More Summary

A Problem for Republicans Fighting to Keep California House Seats: Trump

last monthNews : NYTimes: News

California, with its vulnerable Republicans in Congress, is ground zero for the Democratic plan to take back the House. President Trump may be making those efforts easier.

New York Times: “Give Us A King Like All Of The Other Nations”

Building a Mini-State With Avocados and Guns. There is something intoxicatingly utopian about the story of Tancítaro. This small town has succeeded at self-rule in a part of Mexico — the state of Michoacán, drug war ground zero — where so many similar experiments have failed. It is free of the drug cartels as well […]

Dead Men May Tell Tales

“The eradication of Terry Pratchett’s unfinished works, the zeros and ones of his hard drive ground into the earth at the Great Dorset Steam Fair, is an imaginative exception to the rule.” The Paris Review questions how we publish an authors posthumous works and whether there’s a better way to do so. Show More Summary

On the Streets of Haiti, Donald Trump’s Ground Zero Shithole

last monthNews : The Daily Beast

News of Trump’s remarks hit the Haitian capital on the eve of a terrible anniversary: the 2010 earthquake that killed 250,000 people.

Ukraine to launch its first solar plant at Chernobyl

At ground zero of Ukraine's Chernobyl tragedy, workers in orange vests are busy erecting hundreds of dark-coloured panels as the country gets ready to launch its first solar plant to revive the abandoned territory. The new one-megawatt...Show More Summary

Trump's Messiah Complex

Donald Trump's Messiah Complex is breaking new ground with the claim that he is personally responsible (as President) for the zero deaths in America's commercial aviation industry during 2017. Somehow, I imagine this idiot of a President...Show More Summary

Goodbye to the Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead and the celebrity gossip I used to uncover there

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Buckhead was ground zero for gossip, celebrity sightings, and the city’s social scene. And when you were responsible for banging out 30 inches of Atlanta’s bold-faced names for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s popular "Peach Buzz" column, you scoured for scoop 24/7.

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