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  • Is weather becoming more extreme? The Big Picture
    By on June 20, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Extreme weather events have always been with us, and always will be. One can’t point to a single severe storm, or even an entire harsh winter, as evidence of climate change. But a trend of weather intensity, and oddity, grows. Droughts linger longer. Hurricanes hit harder. Snowstorms strike long after winter should have ended. World record hailstones fall. China endures a crippling drought, and then punishing floods. Millions are displaced (more…)

  • 5 Guys You Loved in College Hoops, but Hate(d) in the NBA
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    There have been a few players in my lifetime I loved in college, but once they entered the NBA they became people I despise. Money, Fame, Power…. it corrupts even the purest of hearts.


  • FCC Plans To Stop Cell Phone Bill Mystery Fees
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    GovTechGuy writes “FCC chairman Julius Genachowski said Monday that his agency is going to make it harder for mobile carriers to hit customers with mystery fees on their monthly bills. The practice, known as ‘cramming,’ typically involves charging customers between $1.99 and $19.99 per month for services they either didn’t use or didn’t request. The FCC announced fines totaling nearly $12 million against four carriers for cramming last week.”