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Wednesday, January 2, 2013

2 January - Netvibes 5, Sidebar Returns

Picsel Browser.
Picsel Browser. (Photo credit: rianvanu)
Scans from The Wonder Book of Engineering Wond...
Scans from The Wonder Book of Engineering Wonders, 1931: Title page (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
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AdaptD.com - Web Design and Development (Photo credit: Gustavo da Cunha Pimenta)
English: Army Corporal Jerry Rogers assembles ...
English: Army Corporal Jerry Rogers assembles a RQ-11 Raven unmanned aerial vehicle in order to conduct aerial tactical reconnaissance of insurgents in Taji, The Raven has video cameras located in the nose cone and can relay live video back to the operator in real-time. Rogers is attached to the Scout Platoon, 1st Battalion, 13th Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
English: Up, Up and Away Photo by Sgt. 1st Cla...
English: Up, Up and Away Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Michael Guillory November 22, 2006 ...and away it goes, on an aerial reconnaissance mission for Iraqi and U.S. Soldiers on the ground. (cropped original photo) source: http://www.army.mil/-images/2006/11/22/1024/army.mil-2006-11-22-114612.jpg info: http://www.army.mil/-images/2006/11/22/1024/ (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
English: Up, Up and Away. Sgt. Dane Phelps, fr...
English: Up, Up and Away. Sgt. Dane Phelps, from 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division prepares to launch the Raven unmanned aerial vehicle during a joint U.S. and Iraqi cordon and search operation in Patika Province, Iraq. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
January 6, 2008: Iranian speedboats maneuver n...
January 6, 2008: Iranian speedboats maneuver near US Navy ships (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
The logo of Project Censored Media Democracy i...
The logo of Project Censored Media Democracy in Action. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
English: First Vice President of Iran, Parviz ...
English: First Vice President of Iran, Parviz Davoodi speaking at the Dar es Salaam mosque in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Français : Parviz Davoodi, Premier vice président d'Iran, faisant un discours dans la mosquée de Dar es Salaam, en Tanzanie. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
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Bloomberg
The U.S. House passed a fiscal package yesterday that extends for one year several renewable-energy tax breaks. The measure, already approved by the Senate, includes a $1-a-gallon biodiesel blenders tax credit that expired at the end of 2011.
San Francisco Business Times (blog)
Matt Horton, CEO of Propel Fuels, said tax credit extensions in the American Taxpayers Relief Act for renewable fueling stations will help his company accelerate the roll-out of those stations in California. Lindsay Riddell: Reporter- San Francisco ...
Appalachian State University
BOONE—Students at Appalachian State University believe so strongly in reducing their environmental impact while on campus that they charge themselves a fee to support renewable energy projects. Now, they have begun using some of that revenue to ...
Sydney Morning Herald
US tax move puts wind into renewable energy stocks. Date: January 3, 2013 - 6:56AM. Read later. Tweet · Pin It · Email article · Print · Reprints & permissions. A Vestas Wind Systems A/S turbine stands next to an old windmill. Wind energy in the US ...
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Human Habitat

Access Washington
OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) and Clallam County will co-host a public workshop Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, to help property owners obtain mitigation water and apply for building permits under the new Dungeness water ...
The Guardian Nigeria
A NEW study in the open access journal PLOS Biology, finds that vector-borne and parasitic diseases have substantial effects on economic development across the globe, and are major drivers of differences in income between tropical and temperate ...
NorthJersey.com
I was greatly saddened to read via email dated Dec. 11, 2012 from the Weis Ecology Center that the N.J. Audubon Society (NJAS) has announced that it will close Weis permanently on Dec. 31, 2012. My family and I are members of NJAS and frequent ...
Capital Press (subscription)
Veterinarian pharmaceuticals, ionic signatures and nitrate concentrations along with hydrogeologic information all indicate dairies are contributing to groundwater contamination in the Lower Yakima Valley, the state Department of Ecology says ...
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Water Power

San Jose Mercury News
The package created a new mechanism to decide whether the state would build a canal or tunnel to carry Sacramento River water around the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to the head of the California Aqueduct, financed by water users, and an $11.1 ...
National Geographic
Yes, it's that time again – time to reflect on the year that has passed, and anticipate what could come of the year ahead. My head has been unusually full of water lately, to the point of distraction. Over the holidays I worked through two chapters of ...
Hartford Courant
Despite its other challenges, Connecticut has always had one ace in the hole — water. Unlike many states in the West and South, we've taken our water supply for granted. But a growing controversy over water at the University of Connecticut suggests it ...
San Jose Mercury News
Just after 3:30 a.m., the department was alerted about water coming up from beneath the pavement at West Jackson and Santa Clara streets, said Alex Ameri, director of utilities and environmental services at the Department of Public Works. The water ...
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