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  1. NASA asteroid defense falls short: auditRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | The China Post

    The U.S. space agency's program to detect and protect the Earth from incoming asteroids is poorly managed and far behind schedule, said a government audit report on Monday. Just one million of the program's US$40 million annual budget is spent on strategies to deflect an incoming asteroid or evacuate areas in danger of impact, said the report by NASA inspector General Paul Martin.

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  2. Dino-Killing Meteorite Gave Way to Leafy ForestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Criminal Report Daily

    Dozens of videos of the Russian meteor were uploaded to Youtube soon after impact on the morning of Feb. 15, 2013, many of which originated from vehicle dashboard cameras . During the morning commute many drivers saw the bright orb grow and explode in the atmosphere.

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  3. NASA's hunt for dangerous asteroids falls short, report showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Reuters

    NASA won't meet a congressionally ordered goal to find 90 percent of nearby and potentially dangerous asteroids larger than 460 feet in diameter, the agency's Inspector General said on Monday. The shortfall comes despite a 10-fold increase in NASA's annual budget over the past five years - from $4 million in 2009 to $40 million in 2014 - to track and assess potentially dangerous asteroids and comets.

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  4. NASA Near-Earth Objects asteroid detection program slammed by auditRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | CBC News

    NASA has found about 95 per cent of the largest and potentially most destructive asteroids, those measuring about one kilometre or larger in diameter, but only 10 per cent of those 140 metres or larger in diameter. NASA won't meet a congressionally ordered goal to find 90 per cent of nearby and potentially dangerous asteroids larger than 140 metres in diameter, the agency's Inspector General said on Monday.

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  5. New method to synthesise material harder than diamondRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2014 | Nerve News

    Scientists have developed a new method for the synthesis of an ultra-hard material that exceeds the hardness of diamonds. The method allows synthesis of fullerite - a polymer composed of fullerenes or spherical molecules made of carbon atoms.

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  6. NASA Asteroid Detection Program Not Meeting GoalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | KRVN-AM Lexington

    While most of the objects that approach the planet burn up before reaching the surface, detection of near-Earth objects is important to prevent incidents such as that in Chelyabinsk, Russia last year, where an 18-meter meteor exploded, damaging buildings and injuring over 1,000 people. In 2005, Congress gave NASA the task of building a program that could track upwards of 90 percent of near-Earth objects over 140 meters in diameter by 2020.

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  7. Despite big budget increase, NASA's hunt for dangerous asteroids falls shortRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | The Raw Story

    NASA won't meet a congressionally ordered goal to find 90 percent of nearby and potentially dangerous asteroids larger than 460 feet in diameter, the agency's Inspector General said on Monday. The shortfall comes despite a 10-fold increase in NASA's annual budget over the past five years - from $4 million in 2009 to $40 million in 2014 - to track and assess potentially dangerous asteroids and comets.

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  8. Super: NASA's asteroid avoidance program is on par with the rest of the federal governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Hot Air

    Hey, the summer of terrible news wouldn't be complete without this fitting coda. The Inspector General says the program designed to keep asteroids from pulverizing our planet and ending our very existence is pretty shabby.

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  9. Not getting in to the college of your choice is never nice - but it's ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | St.Petersburg Times

    Not getting in to the college of your choice is never nice - but it's even worse if it happens because the postal service delayed your application and reimbursed you 50 cents for a wasted year of your life. A young woman in Siberia's Kemerovo region failed to get into college because the state-run postal monopoly Russian Post did not deliver her entry application on time, a local court reported Thursday.

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  10. Southern Urals eyes ChinaRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | Pravda

    "We have started to discuss specific subjects and outlined an action plan, - Acting Governor Boris Dubrovsky said. - We obviously are in need of mutual trade flow.

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  11. Meteorite-hit near Nicaraguan capital likely was asteroid pieceRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2014 | Newkerala.com

    A meteorite that left a crater near the international airport in the Nicaraguan capital Managua may have been part of the asteroid, 60-feet in size, that flew past Earth last weekend. According to the Nicaraguan government's lead spokesperson Rosario Murillo, the meteorite seemed to have broken off an asteroid which was passing close to Earth.

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  12. 'House' sized asteroid passes close to EarthRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2014 | Newkerala.com

    A 60-feet asteroid about the size of a normal house flew past Earth Sunday posing no threat to humans, NASA reported. The asteroid 2014 RC passed over New Zealand at a close distance of 40,000 km from earth.

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  13. Asteroid the size of a house buzzes Earth and creates 'unique opportunity' for astronomersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | Daily Mail

    Joan Rivers gets her final wish as a star-studded cast attends funeral that 'felt like a Broadway show with tons of humor, lots of tears and a standing ovation' 'Part of this job is the theater of it... it doesn't come naturally to me': Obama admits playing round of golf right after beheading of James Foley didn't look good 'My son's been slaughtered': Mother's agony as she learns of Lebanese soldier son's beheading by IS militants on Twitter after he tried to escape captivity Doctor called to 'desperately ill' British hostage held by brutal Jihadi John: Aid worker tortured with Tasers - and now has 'serious digestive problems' Now eldest daughter of 'Sons of Guns' reality show star Will Hayden claims he raped her too as a child.

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  14. Russian Journalist: 'Convincing Evidence' Moscow Sent Fighters To UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | Switched

    Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. Today, we turn to Russia's involvement in the crisis in Ukraine.

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  15. 3 Meteorites from 2013 Space Rock Explosion Over Russia for SaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | SPACE.com

    When a meteor exploded over Chelyabinsk, Russia on Feb. 15, 2013, many of world's most avid meteorite collectors were gathered on the other side of the world, in Arizona, at the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show. "A lot of the meteorite guys were scrambling to leave the show early to go to Russia," said Craig Kissick of Heritage Auctions.

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  16. Back-to-School Pictures: Exploring Education Around the WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | National Geographic

    Much like the anticipation of the first flower blossoms of spring, around the world parents and children eagerly await the return of school classes in fall. With new clothes and new school supplies, children return to classrooms with new optimism for another school year.

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  17. Asteroid heads this way, but it's OKRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    A recently discovered asteroid about the size of a house will make a relatively close pass by Earth on Sunday, flying just beyond the communication satellites that circle the planet, scientists said. NASA said the asteroid, known as 2014 RC, poses no threat, though at its closest approach it will be only about one-tenth the distance to the moon, or roughly 25,000 miles from Earth.

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  18. NASA: House-sized asteroid buzzing by Earth offers 'unique opportunity' for researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | The Raw Story

    A recently discovered asteroid about the size of a house will make a relatively close pass by Earth on Sunday, flying just past the communication satellites that circle the planet, scientists said. NASA said the asteroid, known as 2014 RC, poses no threat, though at its closest approach it will be only about one-tenth the distance to the moon, or roughly 25,000 miles from Earth.

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  19. Mickey Mouse, SpongeBob SquarePants Not Immune to Road Rage in RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Boston.com

    A motorist in the central Russian city of Chelyabinsk saw the nasty side of SpongeBob SquarePants and Mickey Mouse last week during an apparent road rage incident captured by a dashboard camera. Video of the incident has gone viral, clocking more than six million views in the three days since it was posted on Wednesday .

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  20. Recently discovered asteroid will pass close to EarthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Examiner.com

    A house-sized asteroid will pass very near Earth in a close call on Sunday, Sept. 7. The asteroid, termed 2014 RC, was discovered on August 31 by two different observatories.

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