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  1. 'San Andreas' set to shake up box office despite faultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | AlertNet

    Director Brad Peyton grilled scientists, scoured earthquake footage and submerged sets in one of the world's biggest water tanks to create the biggest earthquake ever to hit California in his new film "San Andreas." That effort might pay off at the box office, where the Warner Bros film is expected to be the top earner in its debut this weekend, with an estimated $40 million in ticket sales.

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  2. What's Ahead This WeekRead the original story

    Thursday | Mammoth Times & Eastern Sierra Times

    Mammoth Lakes Film Festival, May 27-31 The inaugural Mammoth Lakes Film Festival is fast approaching and tickets to screenings are on sale now at www.mammothlakesfilmfestival.com . Films featured this year include "Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine" by Oscar-winning director, Alex Gibney; "Autism in Love" by director Matt Fuller and "Cartel Land" by director Matthew Heinman, among many, many more.

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  3. Why Heat is Accelerating the California DroughtRead the original story

    Thursday | Environmental News Network

    Although record low precipitation has been the main driver of one of the worst droughts in California history, abnormally high temperatures have also played an important role in amplifying its adverse effects, according to a recent study by the U.S. Geological Survey and university partners. Experiments with a hydrologic model for the period Oct. 2013-Sept.

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  4. Bird Conservancy Praises New Management Areas For Grouse, But Says More Is NeededRead the original story

    Thursday | Chattanoogan.com

    Greater Sage-Grouse populations will benefit from 14 new management plans released today by the Obama administration, but additional habitat protections recommended by scientists are urgently needed due to a drastic drop in grouse numbers, officials of the American Bird Conservancy said.

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  5. Barber Dam and the Mysterious Boise River Drop: Hot Topics at Ada County Public HearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Boise Weekly

    The public meeting with the Ada County Commissioners attracted around 75 people to talk about the Barber Dam's malfunction earlier this year that left the Boise River as a "trickle." The May 27 evening session hosted by Ada County Commissioners was not a typical public hearing.

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  6. How accurate is the earthquake movie 'San Andreas'?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | MassLive.com

    The San Andreas Fault awakens, unleashing back-to-back jolts that leave a trail of misery from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Hollywood's favorite geologic bad guy is back in "San Andreas" - a fantastical look at one of the world's real seismic threats.

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  7. LOL: U.S. Geological Survey Seismologist Reacts to 'San Andreas'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | /film

    There are certain aspects of San Andreas that ring true. The fault, for example, is real, as is the idea that California is long overdue for "the Big One."

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  8. Walker's science cuts may hinder efforts to halt walleye declineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Wisconsin Gazette

    Fond du Lac resident Mike Arrowood says he has begun to see fishers from up north migrating south to find walleye. "The guys at Manitowish waters, they come down to Lake Winnebago to fish.

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  9. U.S. Geological Survey releases frac sand researchRead the original story

    Thursday | World Oil

    Newly released research from the U.S. Geological Survey describes U.S. hydraulic fracturing sand deposits and their locations, and provides estimates of frac sand production , consumption, and reserves. A companion map of producing and potential frac sand and resin-coated sand source units in the conterminous U.S. is also included.

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  10. Frac sand industry boomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | UPI

    While the shale phenomenon may be spreading, a U.S. Geological Survey report finds the United States will continue to lead in the use of sand for fracking. Natural sand grains are mixed into hydraulic fracturing fluids to prop open fractures in underground shale deposits to release trapped oil and natural gas.

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  11. 3.9 Magnitude Earthquake Recorded Near PerryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | News9 Oklahoma City

    According to the U.S. Geological Survey, this earthquake was recorded at 7 a.m. Its epicenter was located nine miles south of Perry, and 14 miles west, northwest of Stillwater.

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  12. U.S. Geological Survey describes hydraulic fracturing sand sources and production in the U.S.Read the original story

    Thursday | World Oil

    Newly released research from the U.S. Geological Survey describes U.S. hydraulic fracturing sand deposits and their locations, and provides estimates of frac sand production , consumption, and reserves. A companion map of producing and potential frac sand and resin-coated sand source units in the conterminous U.S. is also included.

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  13. Navajo Nation Witnesses Changing Landscape: Growing Sand DunesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | National Public Radio

    A third of the Navajo Nation is now covered with sand dunes. So much sand that residents have to frequently plow to keep their road open.

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  14. Tourism to Blue Ridge Parkway creates $863 million in economic benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    As the summer season officially starts this holiday weekend, visitation to the Blue Ridge Parkway in 2015 is already up over 11% from last year. Based on recently released 2014 visitor spending numbers, increased visitation on the Parkway often means increased economic impact to neighboring communities.

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  15. Earthquake experts rubbish video that claims a 9.8 tremor will hit CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Mail

    A powerful earthquake will devastate California at 4pm local time tomorrow, according to the bizarre prophecy of Dutch researcher, Frank Hoogerbeets. Hoogerbeet's YouTube video, which provides improbable 'scientific' reasons behind his claim, has now been watched more than half a million times.

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  16. Areawide river flood warning system unveiledRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Marietta Times

    The potential damage of a future flood locally has been reduced up to 12 percent with a new, advanced flood warning system running along the Muskingum River. The system, unveiled at a meeting at Marietta College Wednesday, includes gauges in two new locations along the river, creating a more comprehensive picture of impact.

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  17. Earthquake expert reviews 'San Andreas': Surprise! Its inaccuracy levels are seismicRead the original story

    Wednesday | Zap2it.com

    "San Andreas" has a lot of things going for it: It stars Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, it capitalizes on the very real fear of a gigantic earthquake killing everyone in its path and, as previously mentioned, it stars Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. However, according to earthquake expert Dr. Lucy Jones, what it hasn't quite nailed are the actual facts. 1 comment

  18. L.A. Mayor Hopes - San Andreas' Wakes up City to Threat of - Big One'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Breitbart.com

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti hopes the upcoming earthquake disaster movie San Andreas will serve as a wake-up call for residents to understand and prepare for the inevitable "Big One." San Andreas follows a Los Angeles firefighter, played by Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, as he attempts to rescue his daughter and others after a massive earthquake strikes the notorious San Andreas fault.

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  19. 'Fantasy territory': science of San Andreas in tweetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sydney Morning Herald

    In the aftermath of a massive earthquake in California, a rescue-chopper pilot makes a dangerous journey across the state in order to rescue his estranged daughter. That's the bottom line from American earthquake expert Lucy Jones, who attended the Hollywood premiere on Wednesday and hilariously live-tweeted every inaccurate moment.

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  20. Science a bit shaky in earthquake movie 'San Andreas'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | USA Today

    The disaster flick San Andreas -- about huge earthquakes ripping California apart -- opens Friday at theatres nationwide. So how would a real scientist review the movie? Science a bit shaky in earthquake movie 'San Andreas' The disaster flick San Andreas -- about huge earthquakes ripping California apart -- opens Friday at theatres nationwide.

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