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UN: More than half of Syrian civilians displaced by civil war

A new UN report states that more than half of civilians in Syria have either fled the country or been internally displaced by the civil war.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Barnstable Patriot

EDITORIALS: Pirate museum needs the Three Ps

Just last week, a business relationship fell apart. The fallout: a much-heralded pirate museum slated to occupy the Hyannis Armory has drifted down to Davy Jones' locker.

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KOB-TV New Mexico

National Geographic named 'Enchanted Circle' one of top 10 fall trips in world

By this time next month, most of the green trees in northern New Mexico will be turning yellow, orange and red.

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Daily Kos

Birds are in trouble and that means we are too

Since the year 1500, we have lost over 150 bird species - an extinction rate far higher than the natural background.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Photographer James Blair to Present Work at THT

James Blair worked as a staff photographer for the National Geographic Magazine for thirty years.

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NOLA.com

National Geographic lauds NOLA.com photographer for latest Hurricane Katrina work

The Times-Picayune photographer Ted Jackson for his latest then-now look at Hurricane Katrina recovery.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Instagram launches Hyperlapse video app

Roaming bison crossing the road in this still of a time-lapse video created by David Guttenfelder and posted on Instagram by National Geographic.

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The Free Press

Fernie voted second best ski town in the world

Last week, National Geographic released their picks for the top 25 best ski towns across the globe, with Fernie nearly taking the lead.

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Switched

26 Brilliant Instagram Accounts That Will Expand Your Worldview

The life of a photojournalist is not for everyone. It can be chaotic, stressful, and lead to dangerous situations in conflict zones.

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Related Topix: World News, Lebanon, Syria, Middle East, National Geographic, Vocal, Blog News, Photography, Arts

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Security Focus

Bugtraq: [WorldCIST'15]: Call for Workshops Proposals; Proceedings by ...

WorldCIST'15 - 3rd World Conference on Information Systems and Technologies Ponta Delgada, Azores *, Portugal 1 - 3 April 2015.

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Slashdot

The Evolution of Diet

An anonymous reader writes Here's a story from National Geographic that looks at the historical diets of people from around the world and what that diet might look like in the future .

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WIOD-AM Miramar

Florida Tries To Top Record-Setting Touris...

With a record-setting 50-million visitors in the first half of this year alone, Visit Florida's next goal is to reach 100-milliion before December 31st.

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Fox News

Researchers use rats to detect tuberculosis

In this June 15, 2010 file photo, a rat moves along the ground near the subway tracks at Union Square in New York.

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Fox News

5 Ways to Help Employees Overcome the Post-Vacation Blues

Summer vacations and long weekends are a good thing. They offer important downtime for staff to recharge and refocus.

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The Baltimore Sun

National Geographic depicts Baltimore as 'heroin capital of America'

Drug sales in broad daylight at Lexington Market. An addict telling viewers Baltimore "is where you want to be for heroin," and then letting the camera watch her cook and shoot up in her car on a street that appears to be in Hampden after she scores.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Sun-Star

Sunday Essays: A letter to my future self

I AM going to skip all the pleasantries and proceed to the main question. Does your blanket smell like fabric conditioner? That was a joke.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

MacMinute

Travelpro introduces National Geographic Explorer Cape Town, Leather brief Collections

Travelpro , the inventor of Rollaboard luggage, has partnered with National Geographic, one of the world's largest scientific and educational nonprofit organizations, to introduce the new National Geographic Explorer Cape Town and Leather Brief Collections.

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Domestic Fuel

Preaching Conservation with Biodiesel and Ice Cream

In this Ethanol Report, Robert White with the Renewable Fuels Association talks about making some real headway in getting the true story about ethanol to motorcycle riders at the Sturgis Rally Three recent college grads have been spending their summer winding across the country handing out free ice cream from a truck running on biodiesel.

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Mashable

Researchers Create Camouflage Tech Modeled After Octopus Skin

A group of researchers created camouflage tech inspired by octopuses, cephalopods that can change the color of their skin depending on their surroundings, National Geographic reports.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Campus Bread

Feeding America Report: Reliance on Emergency Food Increasing

Electricity, rent, or food on the table to feed your kids? This choice is a game of poverty roulette that families like Jim and Christina Dreier grapple with each month and it isn't fun.

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