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How to Extinguish a Forest Fire?

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Not much has changed in the last twenty to thirty years in forest fighting technology even though the eight worst wildfire seasons since 1960 have all occurred in the last 12 years. (1)  The U.S. Forest Service spent nearly $300 million…

A Hechinger’s Summer

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Do you remember what it was like when you were seven and it was summer? Do you recall your child hood friends and what you did every day? I would go to sleep at night and being so anxious to…

The Next Google

The next Google

It is no longer appropriate for search to be under the thumb of private industry. It’s a critical part of the national infrastructure. So if I were a real pinko, I’d be advocating for the nationalization of Google, à la…

Elysium

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Don’t go. Don’t rent. This is garbage. Read a book. Maybe if you’re 12 and you have never seen …. boy meets girl, boy loses girl, boy dies trying to save girl…… then this movie is for you. But everybody…

La Michael James Slot Receiver?

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Brian Quick, Coby Fleener, Stephen Hill, Alshon Jeffery, Ryan Broyles all starting receivers for their respected teams were selected after A.J. Jenkins in the draft.   Elite corner Janoris Jenkins also drafted after Jenkins a year ago would be nice to have…

Palo Alto Free Press Mystery Photo

Mystery Photo

Unlike our competitor the Daily Post were putting our money where our mouth is by offering a $50.00 Starbucks gift card to the first person to identify where this mystery photo was taken and for what purpose?  Hint a national…