Archive: 11/25/2011

Airlines cut small jets as fuel prices soar

The little planes that connect America's small cities to the rest of the world are slowly being phased out. Airlines are getting rid of these planes — their least-efficient — in response to the high cost of fuel. ...

dateNov 25, 2011 in Business
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Obama campaign tweets Black Friday deals

As shoppers snapped up Black Friday deals around the United States, US President Barack Obama's re-election campaign also jumped into the fray, offering discounts on 2012 merchandise.

dateNov 25, 2011 in Internet
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The shark, a predator turned prey

Sharks may strike terror among swimmers at the beach but the predators are increasingly ending up as prey, served up in fish-and-chips shops, sparking concern among environmentalists.

dateNov 25, 2011 in Ecology
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Forget exomoons. Let’s talk exorings

In an article earlier this month, I discussed the potential for discovering moons orbiting extrasolar planets. I’d used an image of an exoplant system with rings, prompting one reader to ask if those wou ...

dateNov 25, 2011 in Astronomy
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