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Unsafe and Unnecessary Oil Trains Threaten 25 Million Americans

Post By:  The Huffington Post
12/15/2014 11:48 am EST
Ralf Nader

Back in 1991 the National Transportation Safety Board first identified oil trains as unsafe — the tank cars, specifically ones called DOT-111s, were too thin and punctured too easily, making transport of flammable liquids like oil unreasonably dangerous. 1,155 more words

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Governments of Windemere: Darkmill

This location has yet to be visited in the books, but it has been mentioned.  Ruled by Queen Ionia, Darkmill is a City of Magic and the Eastern Sister City.  404 more words


Here’s What A Soldier Sentenced To Death For Mutiny Had To Say On Facebook

54 Nigerian soldiers were sentenced to death on Wednesday after they had refused to fight Boko Haram earlier in the year, and took up arms against their superiors. 106 more words


Illustrations for the UNHCR - Mahmoud's story

Yesterday I created a set of four drawings for the UN Refugee Agency to illustrate the experiences of nine year old Mahmoud, who’s story of relocation from Syria to Sweden is a truly touching one. 114 more words


Sony Hack Reinvigorates Support for Privacy-Busting CISPA-Style Legislation

White House, lawmakers exploit crisis to push for draconian data powers

The Sony hack attack has reinvigorated support for privacy-busting CISPA-style cybersecurity legislation that was previously considered dead, prompting calls to make the issue a top priority in 2015. 562 more words