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NASA's Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE)...

Every year, river flooding takes a heavy toll of lives and property damage in the United States.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Pasadena, CA, Irvine, CA, Weather

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Art Daily

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Peter Fetterman Gallery presents two exhibitions of original photographs by American photographer Robert Stivers and 20th Century icon Ruth Bernhard.

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Related Topix: Irvine, CA, New York University, Photography, Arts

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Ars Technica

Gravity satellites could provide warning months ahead of floods

When the twin GRACE satellites were launched in 2002, the casual observer might have been underwhelmed by their mission-to make precise measurements of Earth's gravity.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Weather, Irvine, CA

Silicon Alley Insider

Your IQ Drops 10 Points And Other Scary Side Effects Of Frequently Checking Email

It saps our time: Every time you get interrupted - like when your phone buzzes with a new email or your Gmail tab compels you toward the inbox - you lose 20 minutes.

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Related Topix: Irvine, CA

EurekAlert!

'Melbourne Shuffle' secures data in the cloud

Encryption might not be enough for all that data stored in the cloud. An analysis of usage patterns -- which files are accessed and when -- can give away secrets... PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] - To keep data safe in the cloud, a group of computer scientists suggests doing the Melbourne Shuffle.

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Related Topix: Providence, RI, Science, Computer Science, Brown University, Computers

The Orange County Register

Santa Ana boxing club hits 20

Munoz came to TKO Boxing Club in Santa Ana as a teenager some 10 years ago. The club's goal was to give kids an alternative to gangs, but Munoz stood out from the majority of his peers.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Wed Jul 09, 2014

FindLaw

More Law Schools Are Adding In-House/General Counsel Classes

Law school, despite being an academic institution, is a bit controversial these days.

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LongmontFYI

Utah to appeal gay marriage ruling to high court

Utah is going straight to the nation's highest court to challenge a federal appeals court's finding that gay couples have a constitutional right to marry, the state attorney general's office announced Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News, US Supreme Court, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Governors, Gary Herbert

WTOV9

New Ohio State president outlines mission, vision

Ohio State University's new president is ready to outline some of his priorities as he begins work on campus.

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Related Topix: Ohio State University, Irvine, CA

Outside the Beltway

Liberals Still Think They Can Guilt Trip Ruth Bader Ginsburg Into Retirement

With the end of another Supreme Court term and the growing possibility that Republicans will gain control of the Senate in November, and possibly even the Presidency in 2016, people on the left are once again fretting over the fact that Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is not retiring: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg might be a hero ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, US Politics, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Conservative Political News

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Liberals to Justice Ginsburg: Don't Let the Door Hit You on the Way Out

Last week Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg filed the principal dissent in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. , arguing that the Supreme Court's conservative majority was wrong to rule against the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's so-called contraceptive mandate.

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Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Public invited to 15th Supreme Court Review

Local residents are invited to learn about the right to free speech and the landmark Supreme Court ruling that desegregated public schools by participating in a public screening of the Anti-Defamation League's 15th annual Supreme Court Review from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., July 8 at New Mexico State University-Carlsbad's Room 153.

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Related Topix: New Mexico State University, Carlsbad, NM, Brandeis University

Joannejacobs.com

Drill and skill

"Drill and kill" - practicing math skills taught by the teacher - works best for struggling first graders, concludes a new study.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Straits Times

Don't trust your instincts

True or false: "The Eiffel Tower is in France." Most of us can quickly and accurately answer this question by relying on our general knowledge.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Opinion

CBS Local

Fallen Lifeguard's Father Speaks With CBS2: 'We Feel Incredibly Blessed'

As the flag-draped coffin of fallen lifeguard Ben Carlson made its way from the Orange County Coroner's office in Santa Ana to its final resting place, tributes and memorials continued to spread through Newport Beach.

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Related Topix: Orange County, CA, Santa Ana, CA, Newport Beach, CA

WaterWorld

NASA satellites detect possible disastrous flooding months in advance, finds research

IRVINE, CA, July 8, 2014 -- According to new research from UC Irvine, data from NASA satellites can greatly improve predictions of how likely a river basin is to overflowing months before it actually does.

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Related Topix: NASA, Natural Disasters, Flood, Weather

UPI

NASA satellites could help predict floods five months in advance

NASA satellites are helping scientists determine exactly how much water was stored in river basins during the fall and winter seasons.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Natural Disasters, Flood, Irvine, CA

Daily Kos

Hobby Lobby decisions reactivates gay-hating Kansas conservatives

Here's more of that slippery slope analysts have been talking about in the wake of the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Irvine, CA, US News, Liberal Political News

Building The Dam

Grading Beaver Baseball: The Starting Rotation

In a continuing look back at the 2014 Beaver Baseball campaign, the next players to be graded are the starting pitchers.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Sports, NCAA Sports, Oregon State University NCAA

The Hill

Left frets on Ginsburg's next steps

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg might be a hero of the left, but liberals are beginning to question whether it's time for her to go.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Elena Kagan

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