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10 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Blast from the Past

Ah, Sunday. A day when perfectly-powdered politicians take to the morning shows and speak directly to the American people.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Yesterday | Environmental Leader

The Internet of (Green) Things

Recently I was at a conference on manufacturing where I was caught in in an avalanche of buzzwords a cloud, big data, internet of things, industrial internet, connectivity, connected revolution and so on.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Breitbart.com

Salon: Let's Nationalize Amazon and Google

Salon is not quite beyond parody as this excellent parody Twitter account demonstrates.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Amazon, Jeff Bezos, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology

The Hill

Dick Morris: Obama facing avalanche

The worst day in Barack Obama's life may have been the day he won a second term.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Tsunami, Natural Disasters, Immigration Reform, Opinion

Salt Lake Tribune

Solitude proposing to replace Summit chairlift

Solitude Mountain Resort is looking to begin preparatory work later this summer to replace its Summit chairlift with a bigger, faster version following a new alignment.

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Related Topix: Cottonwood Heights, UT

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Sunday Herald

No man can be considered risk free in culture of abuse

In the first she was smiling, bright eyed and bubbly, a picture of happiness. In the second, taken just a couple of years later, she looked withdrawn.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Cambodia, Opinion

Prince Albert Daily Herald

COLUMN: Perry Bergson - Jul 7, 2014

While I'll never climb it, and really wouldn't want to, it was something that I once knew very little about.

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Related Topix: Jon Krakauer, Vocal, Canada,

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Editor column: Making room for more Utah news that's fit to print

Salt Lake Tribune readers have seen some changes - in the paper and online - in recent days.

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Related Topix: Utah, Utah Government, Journalism

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Swing State Project

As campaign advertising explodes this year, our new guide will help you make sense of it all

Campaign advertising has already reached avalanche levels this year, but where are ads piling up the deepest? The Washington Post 's Reid Wilson has compiled a list of the five media markets that have seen the most ad spending in the first half of the year, and the surprise at the top is Denver.

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Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, Washington Post, Publishing, Alaska

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Boulder Weekly

Global warming meltdown in the Rockies?

Anyone who tackles a tough summit like Tenmile Peak, above Frisco, probably is already tuned in to the risks of the high alpine zone - rockfall, changeable weather, equipment failure.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Frisco, CO, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Entomology, US Geological Survey, Technical Services

Salt Lake Tribune

Editor column: Making room for more Utah news that's fit to print

Salt Lake Tribune readers have seen some changes - in the paper and online - in recent days.

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Related Topix: Utah, Utah Government, Journalism

Pique News Magazine

Risky Addictions

Twenty years ago I travelled from Denver to spend a week skiing volcanoes in the Cascade Range with some friends.

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Related Topix: California, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Global Warming

Wed Jul 02, 2014

ABC News

Andrew Lock's tale of death and survival high in the Himalayas

Canberra mountaineer Andrew Lock is the only Australian member of the 8000 club - the exclusive group who have reached the peaks of all the mountains on earth above 8000 metres.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News

Seattle Weekly

Jorge Carrasco's Screws the Pooch: Mayor Says No Raise for City's Light CEO

Jorge Carrasco, the highest paid public employee in Seattle, will have to get by on $245,000 for the indefinite future.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Skier caught in avalanche at Thredbo

Mike Grace was buried for over an hour under two-and-a-half metres of snow by an avalanche at Thredbo ski resort.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Hindustan Times

China climbers chopperaided Everest summit recognised

Chinese mountaineer Wang Jing, the only climber to scale Mount Everest from Nepal side this season, looks on during an event to celebrate her ascent in Kathmandu.

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Related Topix: Jing Wong, Nepal, World News, Asia,

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Bradenton.com

Manatee History Matters: Palmetto has decades of Fourth of July celebrations

Back in the day, a greased pole climbing contest drew a crowd in Palmetto during Fourth of July celebration.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, 4th of July, Palmetto, FL, Manatee County, FL

UKClimbing.com

Wild Country's 'Learn to Lead' Part 4

This is the third in a 12-part series from Climbing Magazine, Wild Country and Red Chili, demonstrating and explaining the basic... In April 2014 16 Sherpas were killed in an avalanche on Everest.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

Star Tribune

St. Louis Park climbers overcoming a mountain of risk

Jeff Alley and his girlfriend, Ashley Melco, are committed to scaling Washington's Mount Rainier, where Mark Mahaney, their friend and fellow climber, lost his life.

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Related Topix: St. Louis Park, MN

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Manawatu Evening Standard

SI bridges removed for winter

A bridge over the South Island waterway where an Indonesian tourist died is among 12 the Department of Conservation has removed for winter.

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