May 31, 2017

Month: May 2017

Stranger buys soldier’s ticket so he can make it home in time

  • by CindyLawson
  • 24 Days ago
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After enlisting in the U.S. Army about eight months ago, Keaton Tilson has learned to appreciate the importance of family and spending time with them. So when the 19-year-old, who is stationed in Fort Hood, Texas, found out he would have four days off over the Memorial Day weekend, he excitedly called up his mom […]

‘The End Of Eddy’ Tells Of Growing Up Poor And Gay In Working-Class France Listen· 7:20

  • by CindyLawson
  • 25 Days ago
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Ever since the twin surprises of Brexit and Donald Trump’s political rise, Western media has been obsessed with what’s going on in the minds of rural and working-class people. In America, this helped make a star of J.D. Vance, whose book, Hillbilly Elegy, is looked on as a kind of Rosetta Stone to the psyche […]

Space weather model simulates solar storms from nowhere

  • by CindyLawson
  • 1 month ago
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The always changing sun constantly shoots solar material into space. The biggest of such events are massive clouds that erupt from the sun, called coronal mass ejections, or CMEs. These solar storms often come first with warning such as the bright flash of a flare, a burst of heat, or a flurry of solar energetic […]