That FL CEO Who Said He'd FIRE Everyone if Obama Elected? Guess What Happened...

By SemDem, Daily Kos – "The Queen of Versailles" was a film documentary based on the sleazy time-share mogul, David Siegel, and his wife, ...

Conservatives' Hidden Poll Revealed and Canada Wants Pot Reform

By Anthony Johnson, The Weed Blog– Canada’s Department of Justice conducted a poll to gauge how much support there is in Canada for marijuana ...

On arrogance and war

How and why is Israel weakening Abbas, strengthening Hamas, and destroying Gaza? by Marwan Bishara - Only a few weeks ago, Israeli prime minister ...

Win! U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to Ban Use of Bee, Bird and Butterfly-Killing Neonicotinoids

by Christina Sarich, Natural Society - Due in part to a petition submitted by the Center for Food Safety (CFS), one government agency ...

Pro Sports Teams Go Solar

'Supporting clean energy will help achieve long-term benefits for our business, such as price stability' By Rhone Resch – When it comes to clean energy and sustainability, ...

New Ad Campaign Blasts U.S. Chamber’s ‘Desperate’ Attempts to Kill Clean Power Plan

By Brandon Baker, EcoWatch – A new ad campaign from the League of Conservation Voters characterizes the recent behavior of the U.S. Chamber ...

GOP Has Midterm Engagement Advantage

But ‘Enthusiasm Gap’ Narrower than in 2010 The Republican Party holds a clear advantage in voter engagement in this fall’s midterm elections, according ...

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Pro Sports Teams Go Solar

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This Day in History

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On This Day, July 29, 2005 – Astronomers discover planet Xena Orbiting the Sun

2005 – Astronomers announced that they had discovered a new planet (Xena) larger than Pluto in orbit around the sun. For the first time, NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has seen distinctly the “tenth planet,” currently nicknamed “Xena,” and found that it’s only slightly larger than Pluto. Though previous ground-based observations suggested that Xena’s diameter was about 30 percent greater than Pluto, Hubble observations taken Dec. 9 and 10, 2005, showed Xena‘s diameter as 1,490 miles (with an uncertainty of 60 miles). Pluto’s diameter, as measured by Hubble, is 1,422 miles. Because Xena is smaller than previously thought, but comparatively...

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Scarlett Johansson’s ‘Lucy’ Overpowers ‘Hercules’ With $44M Debut

The movie easily showed more muscle than Dwayne Johnson’s epic Hercules, which debuted at No. 2 to roughly $29 million …. click pic for story

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Ten taboo-breaking love scenes

The love scene has been a part of cinema right from the beginning. One of the first movies ever screened was simply called The Kiss (1896) ….. click for more

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