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  • Doctors “Fire” Vaccine Refusers
    By on February 15, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments


    phantomfive writes “In a study of Connecticut pediatricians published last year, some 30% of 133 doctors said they had asked a family to leave their practice for vaccine refusal. Pediatricians are getting tired of families avoiding vaccines, which puts their children at higher risk of disease. From the article: ‘Pediatricians fed up with parents who refuse to vaccinate their children out of concern it can cause autism or other problems (more…)



  • The night sky on fire as two pipelines explode
    By on July 17, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Firefighters today extinguished a fire that raged for more than 15 hours after two oil pipeline exploded at a Chinese port.An explosion at a pipe transporting crude oil from a ship to a storage tank blew up yesterday evening, causing a blast at a second, nearby duct.

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  • Cambridge researchers discover why laptops catch fire
    By on May 21, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    It’s all to do with the growth of metal fibers in the batteries. These fibers are known as dendrites and when lithium batteries are charged up quickly or repeatedly, tiny lithium dendrites form on the carbon anodes, causing short circuits — which in turn cause the device to rapidly overheat and catch fire.

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  • Late goals fire Man Utd to top of table
    By on April 25, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Two penalties from Ryan Giggs propels Manchester United back to the top of the Premier League following a 3-1 victory over Tottenham.

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  • The Buffalo Bills fire entire coaching staff
    By on January 5, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    The Buffalo Bills have commenced “Operation Cleaning House.” On Monday the Bills fired their entire coaching staff — including interim head coach Perry Fewell, FOXSports.com has learned.

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  • Buffalo Bills Fire Coach Dick Jauron
    By on November 22, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Jauron becomes the NFL’s first head-coaching casualty this season after a 3-6 start.

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  • New Orleans Hornets Fire Coach Byron Scott
    By on November 16, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Byron Scott, the 2007-08 NBA Coach of the Year, was dismissed by the Hornets on Thursday after a 3-6 start.

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  • Under-fire Benitez stays positive
    By on November 4, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Rafael Benitez is determined to remain as Liverpool boss and believes his side will beat Lyon in Wednesday’s crucial Champions League game.

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  • Reinventing Fire: Quest 2 Foster Future Free of Fossil Fuels
    By on October 5, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    What will it take to secure a future free of fossil fuels and transition to efficient and renewable energy that is not just economically viable, but profitable? “Put simply, we intend to reverse the past quarter-millennium’s dominant global way in which people get and use energy,”…

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