Archive: 08/9/2012

Facebook pressured to remove page deemed racist

(AP) — Facebook is under pressure in Australia to take down a page that insults Aborigines with the government accusing the social networking company of using its U.S. base to avoid Australian anti-discrimination laws.

Aug 09, 2012
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Seven rare rhinos spotted in Indonesian jungle

Seven Sumatran rhinos have been captured on hidden cameras in an Indonesian national park where the critically endangered species was feared extinct, a conservationist said Thursday.

Aug 09, 2012
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Urban poor plagued by 'burdens of place'

Most of America's urban cores were designed for walking but offer little in the way of supermarkets, healthy restaurants and other amenities for residents to walk to, according to a study led by a Michigan ...

Aug 09, 2012
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Charge separation in silver clusters

Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM) users from the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne in Switzerland, working with the Argonne National Laboratory's CNM Nanophotonics Group, have demonstrated the existence of long-lived char ...

Aug 09, 2012
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When the grass isn't always greener

Worries about Pennsylvania facing a severe drought seem to have faded with recent rainstorms, but the question of how to care for your lawn during this summer's heat is still important.

Aug 09, 2012
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