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Archive for May 18th, 2016

May 18th, 2016 - 10:16 pm § in Misc.

B-52 crashes at Guam base

A U.S. B-52 bomber crashed and burned after aborting a takeoff from Guam on Wednesday. The plane, based in North Dakota, was on a routine training mission. None of the 7 people aboard were injured, but the plane is a total loss. (Source: NBC News) Photo: The B-52 that crashed at Guam today.[...]

May 18th, 2016 - 10:10 pm § in Misc.

Missing Egyptian airliner may be a victim of a terrorist bomb

An EgyptAir A320 en route from Paris to Cairo with 66 people aboard crashed into the Mediterranean Wednesday night. No wreckage has been found yet. The plane’s abrupt and twisting descent from 37,000′ points to a bomb, but so far no terrorist group has claimed responsibility, and authori[...]

May 18th, 2016 - 8:06 am § in Misc.

Campaign Politesse

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May 18th, 2016 - 7:14 am § in Misc.

Will Bernie become an action figure or a leader?

Although Bernie Sanders’s action figure has still not been released, Bernie the candidate survived another night .. winning in Oregon and squeaking out a near loss in Kentucky, what now? The message to the Democratic Party is clear, the Party needs to get its act together and harness the e[...]

May 18th, 2016 - 1:22 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Bernie is Being Created in China!

Happy May, Bernie backers! Get your shipping information in. Don’t worry – we’re not the NSA so your mailing addresses are safe with us. We just want to make sure Bernie makes it home in time for a nice prime rib dinner! If you can’t find your survey, please go to https://bernie-san[...]

May 18th, 2016 - 12:07 am § in Misc., Science, UW

BREAKING NEWS: Fair Pay for Postdocs?

Fair Pay for Postdocs In an amazing post on the Huntington Post,  Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D. Director, National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Thomas E. Perez U.S. Secretary of Labor have stated that post doctoral fellows, that is PhDs and MDs training to do research, MUST now receive a [...]