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  1. "You Can Fly!" Thanks to the IBEW-NECA TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | PRWeb

    There's a 3000-amp, 480-277 volt service that feeds upstairs 2,400 amps ... the fans are controlled with the VFDs ... each VFD gets 600, so there's four of them, powers the 350 horsepower fans...four of those, 1,400 horsepower. Perhaps you've dreamed of skydiving, but haven't quite gotten up the nerve to board an aircraft, go up 35,000 feet and jump out, relying on your rip cord and chute to work properly.

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  2. Grassroots Tories 'in shock' after Wildrose floor-crossingsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

    It is being called a takeover, a capitulation, a travesty, and the greatest betrayal in Canadian political history. It is all of those things.

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  3. Value Won't Be Enough To Save Emerging Markets Next YearRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    I've written about Brazil pre-Lula and post-Lula and spent the last five years covering all aspects of the country for Dow Jones, Wall Street Journal and Barron's. Meanwhile, for an undetermined amount of time, and with a little help from my friends, I will be parachuting primarily into Brazil, Russia, India and China.

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  4. Broad liability waivers are 'unconscionable,' paralyzed snowboarder can sue Mt. Bachelor, Supreme Court rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    An Oregon Supreme Court ruling Thursday paved the way for a paralyzed snowboarder to sue Mt. Bachelor near Bend.

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  5. Our Critics' Top Picks TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Stranger

    Dina Martina Christmas Show @ Re-Bar "Over the years, The Stranger has called Dina Martina many things, including "a one-woman Circus of the Stars," a "walrus prostitute," "a cut-rate Elizabeth Taylor impersonator who went skydiving but her parachute failed and she crash-landed into a Shoney's buffet," and a Genius. For the uninitiated: Dina Martina is a singer who cannot sing, a dancer who cannot dance, and a storyteller who seems to have situational brain damage.

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  6. Masterminding illegal immigration to Palestine: Ada SereniRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    According to the figures, some 24,000 immigrants left the shores of Italy in about 30 boats, including the famous Exodus 1947. Ada Ascarelli was born in 1905 to an eminent, wealthy, secular Jewish family in Rome.

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  7. Karlie Kloss Instagram Pics shine with ResplendenceRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | I4U Future Technology News

    ... of bed every morning to have a hearty breakfast of Cheerios and almond milk along with fruit. Kloss wants to go skydiving but is afraid of the height from which she will have to jump. The one place she likes to visit often is Paris, the city of ...

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  8. South Wales Echo letters: Thursday, December 18, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IcNetwork

    Eastern High School has been on your front page and the name of the executive head has been dragged through the mud quite unjustly. I served on the temporary governing body of Eastern High School until the permanent governing body was formed last month.

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  9. Aquatic Therapy for ServicemembersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Advance

    Several years ago, members of a U.S. Special Operations Committee contacted our organization seeking care solutions for their elite tactical operators. As we visited with members of the committee, we began to see an opportunity.

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  10. The AirborneRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KIMO

    ... line connected to the inside of your aircraft when you exit the aircraft that deploys your parachute where as skydiving is done at a much higher altitude and you are required to pull your own parachute using a handle." "I went to basic airborne ...

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  11. Sherlock's return was most tweeted about TV moment of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Radio Times

    New research has revealed the most tweeted about TV moments of 2014, with Sherlock 's shock return after an apparent suicide coming out top. Also up there were Peter Capaldi's introduction as the new Doctor Who and the infamous bin-gate incident in The Great British Bake Off.

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  12. EFT-1Read the original story

    Wednesday | How Now, Brownpau?

    Exploration Flight Test 1 was the first test launch for Orion *, NASA's next deep space exploration capsule. After a day of delays from exclusion zone boat incursions and stiff fuel valves, the mission launched on December 5th aboard a ULA Delta IV Heavy rocket.

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  13. Holidays can be electrifyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Wave

    For nearly four decades Marilyn Downing, 71, has decorated her home with Christmas themed decorations. This year it's cartoon characters and light-up candy canes that cover her Bluff Park home.

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  14. Sky's the limit for Nagambie teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Shepparton News Online

    ... she said. Maddy was 10 when she first jumped out of a plane in a tandem with her father, a former Australian skydiving champion. ''Sixteen years of waiting was just too much. Then the classroom day was horrible - it was too long. I just wanted to ...

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  15. The top 10 most talked about TV moments of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | IcNetwork

    After a cracking year of memorable TV shows with murder, sackings and drama a-plenty, these are the ones that made you turn to Twitter Sherlock, The X Factor, Doctor Who and I'm a Celebrity... were among the most talked about TV shows of 2014 on Twitter Maybe it was the The Purple Wedding and the death of King Joffrey in Game of Thrones? Or the murder of Lucy Beale in EastEnders? They were definitely hot topics with viewers across the land, but did they make the top 10 most talked about TV moments of the year? Content strategy agency Telegraph Hill analysed more than a billion Twitter conversations to find out moments during a programme that affected viewers so much they turned to Twitter to share their feelings.

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  16. VIDEO: Dad's Christmas lights spectacle set to raise charity cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    TWO Peter Downes is expecting hundreds of people round to his house in the run up to Christmas. The 46-year-old has lit up his home in All Alone Road, Idle , for the ninth year running in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care .

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  17. The Male Idiot TheoryRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Within the crainium

    Sex differences in risk seeking behaviour, emergency hospital admissions, and mortality are well documented. However, little is known about sex differences in idiotic risk taking behaviour.

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  18. Is your comfort zone killing you?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Globe and Mail

    ... courage to act even though it was scary, and 2) Thanks to hours and hours of training, plus being familiar with skydiving statistics and the odds that my reserve would open, I was convinced that I would be all right. However, if that had been my ...

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  19. Verona Cub Scout Pack 32 took a trip to Scout Day at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    A few cadets sat at the edge of an open helicopter flying 4,000 feet above Michie Stadium, which was packed with 35,000 Army football fans, before parachuting with accuracy into the middle of the football field as the crowd wildly cheered on. This was one of many highlights witnessed by Verona Cub Scout Pack 32 during a recent trip to Scout Day at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in New York.

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  20. Why no one should multitask - and how I finally stoppedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Mashable

    ... variety. While the "addictive nature" of multi-tasking hasn't been well-studied, one researcher has likened it to skydiving or playing video games , activities in which we "get a buzz from novelty and variety." Fighting against my impulses reminded ...

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