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Will Thursday bring an announcement of the discovery of cosmic gravitational waves? If so, it could create a revolution "bigger than the discovery of radio waves..."
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It could mark the birth of a new kind of astronomy
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Very weird angle to India meteorite death-- The scientist who identified the cause as a meteorite was already in the area because he was there studying a meteorite fall that occured 2 weeks earlier. If story is correct, talk about astronomical odds...: http://bit.ly/1Q5Y4CR
Condoling the death of a bus driver, Kamaraj, she announced a solatium of Rs 1 lakh to his family and Rs 25,000 each to the three injured persons from the Chief Minister's Public Relief Fund.
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Dutch police training eagles to take down drones - video of eagle capturing drone here: http://bit.ly/1PQf0NF
(thanks Rogier for the pointer)
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How the rich will evolve into a different species from the rest of us (my take): http://bbc.in/1PuQNGf 
New technologies to extend life will benefit the richest, says futurist Paul Saffo.
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Intriguing. Brings to mind Swift's Struldbrugs and how the society of Luggnagg dealt with their too-long-lived citizens.
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Meet Otto, the amazing chalkboard robot performing at LongNow's Interval bar here in SF: http://bit.ly/1QpISiK
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Video letter from an Oregon Militiaman fighting for liberty at the Malheur Refuge. It will break your heart...
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Somehow I doubt that a video of a confirmed criminal fighting a lost cause against a government which isn't actually oppressing him is going to do shit to my heart. It might make me laugh at the blatant stupidity of the individuals involved. 
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Never, ever set out rat poison - it causes horrible exponential suffering up the food chain... bobcats, coyotes, mtn lions -- and ultimately humand: http://bit.ly/20ntnbV
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In San Francisco, demonstrators start young, and the protestors definitely don't like Apple! Last night's protest at the Ferry Building across from the tacky "NFL Experience" theme park...
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Santa Cruz, Watsonville & the Miss Calif Pageant in 1955 - a color tour through a lost world when the industry titans were lumber and chewing gum! ! http://bit.ly/1nhMZ4v
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If taxis are so much safer and more professional than Uber, then how come SF Yellow Cab is declaring bankruptcy bec of a "spike in accident claims"? 
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San Francisco's largest taxi company has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Yellow Cab made the move to help reorganize its finances. It says a spike in accident claims over the past year is partially to...
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Go here if you want a wicked-smart no-B.S. El Niño forecast: http://bit.ly/1S138qC
Notable "parade of storms" continues over Eastern Pacific; heavy rainfall & some flooding across Northern California In my last blog post, I discussed an imminent "parade of storms" that was slated to begin during the first week of the new year. Over the past two weeks, a series of strong and moist storm systems have brought…
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Yosemite Natl Park to eliminate iconic names (Ahwahnee, Curry Camp, Wawona) because of outrageous law suit by losing concessionairre : http://bit.ly/1JNddWN
Bid farewell to some of Yosemite National Park’s most iconic names.
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I shovel smoke for a living in Silicon Valley. More on me at: http://www.saffo.com/
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  • Stanford University
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