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  1. MAD Architects unveil the green-walled 8600 Wilshire, their first...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Inhabitat

    MAD Architects unveiled their first residential project in Beverly Hills and it looks like a luscious green hillside in the center of the city. Topped with clustered glass villas, 8600 Wilshire includes 18 residential units blended with commercial spaces on the main level.


  2. Southern field peas, also known as 'cowpeas'Read the original story

    7 min ago | The Star

    Cowpeas are one of the most important food legumes in the semiarid tropics covering Asia, Africa, Southern Europe, and Central and South America. A drought-tolerant and warm-weather crop, cowpeas are well adapted to the drier regions of the tropics, where other food legumes do not perform well.


  3. NIP Programs to Exhibit GrowPro at Cultivate15, the World's Largest...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Insurance News Net

    The conference and trade show, held from Kristina has over 11 years of experience in property and casualty underwriting. This experience has helped her build an expert understanding of the key exposures and specific coverage needs of horticulture companies.


  4. U.S. wildfire roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago |

    People returned to find their homes reduced to rubble following a destructive wildfire in Washington state, while crews battled blazes in California and Nevada. Just days after a wildfire near Wenatchee destroyed homes and forced evacuations, a new wild land blaze in Washington state is causing problems and prompting people to flee their homes.


  5. Western Europe sweats _ and enjoys _ unusual heat waveRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | My FOX Chicago

    A mass of hot air moving north from Africa is bringing unusually hot weather to Western Europe, with France the next in line fo... . A woman uses a fan to cool off in the shade on a hot summer day, in Pamplona, northern Spain, Tuesday, June 30, 2015.


  6. Among meadows and cherry trees, the new migrant gateway to EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Reuters

    Migrants from Afghanistan gather in an abandoned brick factory in Subotica, Serbia on June 28, 2015, as they prepare to cross the border with Hungary. Migrants from Afghanistan gather near an abandoned brick factory in Subotica, Serbia on June 28, 2015, as they prepare to cross the border with Hungary.


  7. High Temperatures Prompts Call to Conserve PowerRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | SF Appeal

    California power grid operators are urging residents to conserve power over the next two days as high temperatures tempt many to turn on their air conditioners. Some areas of the Bay Area and the Central Valley experienced triple-digit temperatures today and Wednesday is forecasted to be even hotter.


  8. Group Offers Conservation Reminder Notes for Neighborhood Water WastesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | SF Appeal

    For every California resident who has wanted to say something to a neighbor wasting water by overwatering their lawn or leaving a hose running, a Bay Area environmental group has an suggestion: leave a friendly note. San Francisco Baykeeper, an advocacy group that works to protect the water quality of the Bay, today released a water conservation reminder note that drought-conscious Bay Area residents can leave when they see water being wasted.


  9. WMO, WHO issue guidance on heat health warning systemsRead the original story

    9 min ago | Xinhuanet

    The World Meteorological Organization and the World Health Organization on Wednesday issued joint guidance on heat health warning systems to address the health risks posed by heat waves, which are becoming more frequent and more intense as a result of climate change. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, over the past 50 years, hot days, hot nights and heat waves have become more frequent.


  10. Gulf Power, conservation groups to contain coal ash pollution along Apalachicola RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | The Star

    In a landmark legal settlement reached today with three conservation groups, Gulf Power Company has agreed to take steps to protect North Florida's famed Apalachicola River from toxic coal ash waste that is stockpiled at the company's 62-year-old Scholz Generating Plant near Sneads, Florida. Hundreds of thousands of tons of coal ash, which contains an array of toxic heavy metals like arsenic and lead, currently sits in leaking, unlined waste lagoons atop a bluff overlooking the river.


  11. Global Gamma Knife Market is Expected to Reach USD 651 Million by 2020: Persistence Market ResearchRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | GlobeNewswire

    According to a new market report published by Persistence Market Research "Global Market Study on Gamma Knife: Asia to Witness Highest Growth by 2020, " the global Gamma Knife market is valued at USD 526,733 million in 2014 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.6% from 2014 to 2020 to reach an estimated value of USD 651.241 Million in 2020. Radiation therapy is a procedure entailing the precise delivery of high doses of radiation to tumors and other relevant anatomical targets.


  12. Storms knock out power across North JerseyRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Several thousand are in the dark thanks to the latest round of thunderstorms that rolled through New Jersey on Tuesday evening and early Wednesday morning. 1.410 JCP&L customers are without power according to the company's outage map as of early Wednesday morning mostly in Warren and Morris counties .


  13. Warm with highs in upper 80's; possible chance of thunderstorms this afternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | County 10 News

    Today will be very similar to yesterday with partly sunny skies with highs near 89. There is a slight chance of isolated thunderstorms before after 3:00 p.m. Some storms could produce hail and fairly strong winds. This weather pattern will continue into the evening.


  14. South Sudan military is accused of widespread abusesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | Bellingham Herald

    South Sudan's army has burned people alive, raped and shot girls, and forced tens of thousands from their homes, according to interviews with survivors by The Associated Press and corroborated by human rights groups. The scorched earth campaign is apparently aimed at driving civilians out of the rebel-controlled parts of an oil-rich state, according to Human Rights Watch.


  15. Smithsonian to Unveil New Primordial Landscapes Icelandic Exhibit, 7/2Read the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago |

    In April 2015, the United States began its two-year term as chair of the Arctic Council. In celebration of the council's significant role in protecting the Arctic, the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C., will unveil a new exhibition called "Primordial Landscapes: Iceland Revealed."


  16. Book review: The paleo lifestyle explainedRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago |

    Book: The paleo lifestyle explained: everything you need to know for optimal health, self-sustaining fat loss and a phenomenal body The Paleo Lifestyle Explained: Everything You Need to Know for Optimal Health, Self-Sustaining Fat Loss and a Phenomenal Body, by Jeffery St. Julien, RN, is a valuable health promoting book about the Paleo Diet sensation. More than the Atkins diet, it is a low and optimal carb diet that is based on the way our ancestors theoretically would have eaten-at that time fruit would have only been available in season instead of all year round like today.


  17. 7/1 CBS2 Wednesday Afternoon Weather HeadlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | CBS Local

    CBS 2 CBS 2 is part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. Latest Videos Eye On New York Dining Deals Tony's Table Links [...] WCBS 880 WCBS Newsradio 880 is one of the tri-state's most trusted sources for news and information.


  18. GeoVax Receives Grant From NIH for HIV Vaccine ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | Market Wire

    The grant award of $299,585 is for the first year of a two-year project period beginning July 1, 2015. The grant, entitled "Directed Lineage Immunizations for Eliciting Broadly Neutralizing Antibody," will support the preclinical testing in non-human primates of a vaccine designed for the clade C subtype of HIV prevalent in Sub-Saharan Africa.


  19. Eye of the StormRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | Grocery Headquarters

    That is how much rainwater fell over the state of Texas in May, according to the National Weather Service-an all-time record. Spread out, it would be enough to cover the entire Lone Star State with eight inches of water.


  20. White House to allow photos, social media on public toursRead the original story

    26 min ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

    An African-American church in South Carolina that was burned down by the Ku Klux Klan in 1995 caught fire again Tuesday night, though authorities said it was too soon to say what caused the latest blaze, which... A fire that destroyed a black church that 20 years ago was a target of the Ku Klux Klan was not the work of an arsonist, a federal law enforcement official said Wednesday. Authorities say the two murderers who escaped from a maximum-security prison in northern New York conducted a practice run the night before they made their daring breakout.