Archive: 01/5/2012

What the mining debate is missing

As mining is resurging in North America, debates across the continent over mines are simplified: “Do we prioritize jobs or the environment?  Companies or communities?”  These are worthy ...

Jan 05, 2012
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STAR TRAK for January 2012

The planets Venus and Jupiter will dominate the sky as darkness falls during January. Jupiter will be twice as bright as any star, and Venus will be four times brighter than Jupiter.

Jan 05, 2012
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Atomic core, shaken not stirred

When struck just right, protons and neutrons ring. The sub-atomic particles don’t jingle like when a hammer hits a bell. But they do jiggle in an odd dance where the protons move in one direction and ...

Jan 05, 2012
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Chinese video websites in court as industry grows

(AP) -- China's two biggest video websites are fighting in court over accusations they are misusing each other's programming as rivalry heats up in an industry that is luring viewers from bland state TV.

Jan 05, 2012
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Record $736k paid for single tuna fish in Japan

A deep-pocketed restaurateur shelled out nearly three-quarters of a million dollars for a single tuna, the most ever paid for the fish, at Japan's Tsukiji fish market on Thursday.

Jan 05, 2012
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Netflix stock surges with Internet video streaming

(AP) -- Netflix has released some statistics that indicate the video subscription service must be doing something right, even though investors and customers have been ridiculing it for much of the past six months.

Jan 05, 2012
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