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Pentagon Lost Track Of $626 Million Of Weapons In Afghanistan
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 The Inquisitr 
Pentagon ‘Lost Track’ Of $626 Million Of Weapons In Afghanistan
Tue 29 Jul 2014
A Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) repot says that the Defense Department information systems designed to track weapons sent to Afghanistan is “full or errors.... (photo: USMC / Frances Johnson)
A Palestinians inspect is the aftermath of an Israeli air strike in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on June 15, 2014. Israeli war jets on Saturday night carried out a series of intensive and successive airstrikes on various military targets in southern, central and northern Gaza Strip. Photo by Ahmed Deeb / WN
Gaza   Israel   Israeli Palestinian Conflict   Photos   Wikipedia: 2014 IsraelGaza conflict  
 The Australian 
Gazans reel under ‘tsunami of destruction’
Tue 29 Jul 2014
AMR Oda was kneeling and weeping in front of the ruins of his destroyed house when Gaza’s latest tentative ceasefire fell apart. | As the sound of exploding tank shells reverberated through Beit... (photo: WN / Ahmed Deeb)
Ficus macrophylla (Moreton Bay Fig)       commonly known as the Morton Bay Fig, is a large evergreen banyan tree of the Moraceae family that is a native of most of the eastern coast of Australia, from the Atherton Tableland (17 S) in the north to the Illawarra (34 S) in New South Wales, and Lord Howe Island.  The Siasat Daily  Mon 28 Jul 2014
Trees saving more than 850 human lives per year in US
July 28: | Trees are saving more than 850 human lives a year and preventing 670,000 incidences of acute respiratory symptoms in the US, a new study has found. | While trees' pollution removal equated ... (photo: Creative Commons / DO'Neil)
Human   Nature   Photos   Pollution   Wikipedia: Tree  
We're putting a forest on a climate-change fast-track  New Scientist  Mon 28 Jul 2014
We're putting a forest on a climate-change fast-track
An ambitious experiment that exposes a natural woodland to rising carbon dioxide levels will tell us what's in store for the world's trees, says Rob Mackenzie | You head the Birmingham Institute of Fo... (photo: WN / Marzena J.)
Climate Change   Forests   Nature   Photos   Wikipedia: Forestry Commission  
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Tyrannosaurus rex skull and upper vertebral column, Palais de la Dcouverte, Paris The Times Of India Mon 28 Jul 2014
Dinosaurs extinct because of 'colossal bad luck'
LONDON: Dinosaurs may have survived the asteroid strike which wiped them out if it had happened slightly earlier or later in history, a new study has found. | The study u... (photo: Creative Commons / Conty)
A Palestinian militants of the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, Hamas's armed wing, parade in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, on May 29, 2014. Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas sent a "letter of designation" to Rami Hamdallah, who is currently serving as premier within the West Bank-based government, to head a unity government but announcement of the lineup was held up over the foreign affairs portfolio. Hamas and the Western-backed PLO, which is dominated by Abbas's secular Fatah party, signed a surprise reconciliation agreement on April 23 to end years of bitter and sometime bloody rivalry. Photo by Ahmed Deeb / WN The Times Of India Sun 27 Jul 2014
Hamas fires rockets into Israel, ending 12-hour lull
BEIT HANOUN, Gaza Strip: Hamas said it fired five rockets at Israel late Saturday after rejecting Israel's offer to extend a 12-hour humanitarian ceasefire by four hours,... (photo: WN / Ahmed Deeb)
Hamas   Israel   Operation Protective Edge   Photos   Wikipedia: 2014 IsraelGaza conflict  
Asphalt also known as bitumen is a sticky, black and highly viscous liquid or semi-solid form of petroleum. It may be found in natural deposits or may be a refined product; it is a substance classed as a pitch. BBC News Sat 26 Jul 2014
Tedium, tragedy and tar: The slowest drops in science
Life is speeding up. News travels fast, data is everywhere and gadgets keep our days on track. | What can we learn from the science of slow? | In two famous - and famousl... (photo: Creative Commons / Burger)
Natural World   Photos   Physics   Viscosity   Wikipedia: Asphalt  
This image made from an April 12-13, 2010 video provided Wednesday, April 21, 2010 by NASA shows an eruptive prominence blasting away from the sun. The prominence appears to stretch almost halfway across the sun, about 500,000 miles. NASA on Wednesday unveiled the first images from a new satellite designed to predict disruptive solar storms, and scientists say they're already learning new things. CNN Fri 25 Jul 2014
That was a close one! Study: Massive solar storm barely missed us in 2012
updated 4:16 PM EDT, Fri July 25, 2014 | A mid-level flare erupted on the left side of the sun on July 8, 2014. This image from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory highligh... (photo: AP / NASA)
Earth   NASA   Photos   Solar Dynamics Observatory   Wikipedia: Solar storm  
Nature - Forest - India Treehugger Fri 25 Jul 2014
Sneak preview of doc. about a man who planted a tropical forest singlehandedly
For the past 35 years Jadan Payeng has been planting trees on Majuli Island in Northern India. The 1,360 acre Molai Forest began as a barren sandbar in the middle of a ri... (photo: WN / Geeta)
India   Jadav Payeng   Molai Forest   Photos   Wikipedia: Molai forest  


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