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  1. Brian Fejer commented on Adelita's blog post What To Do in ABQ June 23 - 25Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Duke City Fix

    The PiA ata Exhibit celebrates this popular art form with over 175 examples from Mexico, California, Arizona, Nevada, Texas and New Mexico. Traditional and iconic works, alongside creations by contemporary piA ata artists, illustrate how piA atas maintain their historical and social importance while also reflecting transnational shifts in popular, political, and visual culture.

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  2. What To Do in ABQ June 23 - 25Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Duke City Fix

    The PiA ata Exhibit celebrates this popular art form with over 175 examples from Mexico, California, Arizona, Nevada, Texas and New Mexico. Traditional and iconic works, alongside creations by contemporary piA ata artists, illustrate how piA atas maintain their historical and social importance while also reflecting transnational shifts in popular, political, and visual culture.

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  3. Weird amphibians found at record depth in dark underground lakeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | New Scientist

    A team of divers and biologists has now found the curious creature 113 metres below the surface of such a lake in Croatia. Little is known about olms, and it is a race against time to find out more as the salamanders' underground habitat is being contaminated by pollution from human activities on the surface.

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  4. Barges to shift thousands of tonnes of rock from Sydney's new rail tunnelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sydney Morning Herald

    Thousands of tonnes of crushed rock from twin tunnels dug for a new metro line under Sydney Harbour and the central city will be moved by barge instead of truck in an attempt to allay residents' concerns about construction. Councils and planners had warned that transporting massive amounts of spoil on trucks through city streets from Blues Point, at the tip of McMahons Point north of the harbour, and from Barangaroo in the south, would worsen road congestion.

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  5. Bats on the comeback trail ... and in my homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Manchester Journal

    Membership fees include conservancy , so you can still pay the minimal membership dues and feel part of something greater). If you're up for a visit, a hiking trail runs past the gated entrance to Aeolus bat cave in Dorset.

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  6. After CEO Resignation, Is Uber Kalanick-less Or Kalanick-free?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WNED

    Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick, pictured here at a Vanity Fair summit in October 2016, resigned abruptly this week as the company's CEO after weeks of scandals about workplace culture. If you think of a company as a sports team - let's say, basketball - then Uber is at a point where the players are still on the court, but the coaches and general manager are gone, the arena is filled with jeers and the owner's hair is on fire.

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  7. What summer fun does Manitowoc offer? A heckuva lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | Door Reminder

    Among the Manitowoc region's hidden gems: Manitowoc Marina and its water activities, Mariners Trail and Cherney Maribel Caves County Park. Manitowoc County: Big on summer recreation Among the Manitowoc region's hidden gems: Manitowoc Marina and its water activities, Mariners Trail and Cherney Maribel Caves County Park.

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  8. Study: California once had 150 straight years of stormy, wet, weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | NorCalBlogs

    That is the conclusion of a paleoclimate study that analyzed stalagmite records from White Moon Cave in the Santa Cruz Mountains published online Jun. 20 in Scientific Reports . The Golden State's 150-year stretch of unusually wet weather appears to have been marked by particularly intense winter storms and coincides with a climate anomaly in Greenland ice cores first detected in 1997.

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  9. Wet and stormy weather lashed California coast... 8,200 years agoRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 20 | Science Daily

    An analysis of stalagmite records from White Moon Cave in the Santa Cruz Mountains shows that 8200 years ago the California coast underwent 150 years of exceptionally wet and stormy weather. This is the first high resolution record of how the Holocene cold snap affected the California climate.

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  10. Wet and Stormy Weather Lashed California Coast...8,200 Years AgoRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 20 | Newswise

    That is the conclusion of a paleoclimate study that analyzed stalagmite records from White Moon Cave in the Santa Cruz Mountains published online Jun. 20 in Scientific Reports . The Golden State's 150-year stretch of unusually wet weather appears to have been marked by particularly intense winter storms and coincides with a climate anomaly in Greenland ice cores first detected in 1997.

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  11. Memorial service to cavers who died 50 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    A MEMORIAL service will mark the 50th anniversary of a caving tragedy in the Yorkshire Dales in which six men died, including three from the Bradford district Potholers who helped in the Mossdale Caverns rescue bid on Conistone Moor, near Grassington, 50 years ago and others are to attend a memorial service at St Mary's church Conistone, at 6.30pm on the Sunday, June 25. Six men died in the labyrinth of passages on June 24, 1967, when it was engulfed by flood water. It was to become the worst caving disaster in the history of potholing.

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  12. Serpentine Galleries Pavilion: Every design since 2000Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | Curbed

    It may be the world's most popular pop-up installation in the world, especially if that world happens to be limited to architecture and design fans. Every year, a renowned designer or designers is selected-not necessarily from within the architecture industry-to design an outdoor pavilion on the grounds of the Serpentine Galleries in the English capital, which remains up for three months during the summer.

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  13. Missouri citations highlight importance of vigilance in preventing trench cave-ins, protecting workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | Occupational Safety and Health Administration

    A month after a 33-year-old worker died while working in an unprotected trench , U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration inspectors found another employee of the same Missouri plumbing contractor working in a similarly unprotected trench at another job site. OSHA determined that, in both cases, Arrow Plumbing LLC of Blue Springs failed to provide basic safeguards to prevent trench collapse and did not train its employees to recognize and avoid cave-in and other hazards.

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  14. This Father Gives ThanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 18 | Photoblog 2.0

    With this rainy day abstraction, I focused carefully on a window wet with the incoming rain, and not on the colorful town beyond. I used a moderate telephoto setting and a fairly wide aperture to further visually separate the window from the scenery behind.

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  15. The train is coming: LRT stations taking shape as Belfast berm removedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 16 | Canada.com

    LRT construction at the corner of Lyon and Queen Street in Ottawa Ontario Tuesday June 13, 2017. The city of Ottawa is rushing to get station ready for Canada 150.

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  16. 10 secret places to explore in Ontario this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 16 | BlogTO

    Secret places to explore in Ontario are generally off the beaten path, so even if people have heard of them, they rarely make the trip to go see these attractions and natural wonders. Yet, everyone should.

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  17. Les Caves, a New Subterranean Winery Bar, Opens in Portland, Ore.Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 15 | Wine Business Online

    PORTLAND, OREGON . Les Caves, a new winery bar located in a 100-year old cave below Aviary restaurant, opens today, Thursday, June 15 at 1719 NE Alberta Street.

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  18. Search for Trapped Chile Miners Intensifies as Deadline LoomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 15 | Bloomberg

    The search for two men buried in a Patagonian gold mine may not be attracting the kind of global attention as the miraculous rescue of Mandalay Resources Corp. -owned mine since June 9, have an estimated three days of air left. And while the depths are less than the San Jose mine, technically the rescue is more difficult, said Felipe Matthews, a geologist who advised the Chilean Mining Ministry in 2010 and is also working on this search.

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  19. INO project may move from TN to Andhra PradeshRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 15 | DNA India

    The much delayed India-based Neutrino Observatory , the country's most ambitious basic science project, may shift to Andhra Pradesh from Tamil Nadu as the state is showing no interest along with the strong opposition from environmental groups. Andra Pradesh government, on the other hand, seems to be keen on the prestigious project coming in their state and shortlisted two sites in Visakhapatnam and Chittoor-Nellore region in the Eastern Ghats.

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  20. A history of Edinburgh's hidden vaults and tunnelsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 13 | Scotsman.com

    HIDDEN beneath Scotland's historic capital city lies a veritable warren of chambers and passageways, some of them well-known, others long-forgotten. Spanning the Cowgate valley south of Edinburgh's High Street is the appropriately-named South Bridge, just one of several bridges to be found in and around the Old Town.

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