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New ABC series now in Houston scouting for filming locations – Houston Chronicle

New ABC series now in Houston scouting for filming locationsHouston ChronicleThe source material for the series is a best-selling book written by Lily Koppel, chronicling the real lives of the “first ladies of space,” the wives of astronauts in the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo programs, which explains the heavy Houston ties. Film … …read more […]

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tech

NASA Scientists Discover 715 Additional Planets – Guardian Liberty Voice

Guardian Liberty VoiceThere is further proof of inhabitable planets in the galaxy. Using data from, NASA announced Wednesday that data from the Kepler space telescope enabled scientists to discover 715 additional planets, an astronomical number to those taught nine planets in …Kepler Team Still Finding Planets, But Are They Habitable?PC MagazineFour newly discovered planets could […]

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Entertainment

The Carpetbagger’s 2014 Oscar Predictions – New York Times

New York TimesFor the first time in years, even the most seasoned awards watchers are sweating the best-picture race, an unusually tight contest that could end with either Alfonso Cuarón’s space epic, “Gravity,” or Steve McQueen’s period drama, “12 Years a Slave,” as the …Soggy Weather Could Spill Onto Oscars Red CarpetNBCNews.comDistinctly different Oscar nominees […]

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HABITABLE orbit PLANETS FOUND among 715 new worlds – Register

RegisterBoffins working with the Kepler space telescope have verified the existence of 715 planets in what is the project’s largest mass-discovery to date. “This is the largest windfall of planets, not candidates that has ever been announced at one time,” said Douglas …NASA’s Kepler Finds 715 New PlanetsNature World NewsPlanet bonanza: NASA announces discovery of […]

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NASA Kepler telescope discovers 715 new planets – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldNASA has announced a torrent of new planet discoveries, hailing a “bonanza” of 715 worlds now known outside the solar system thanks to the Kepler space telescope’s planet-hunting mission. A new method for verifying potential planets led to the volume of …Jackpot! NASA’s Kepler telescope finds ‘mother lode’ of 715 planetsLos Angeles TimesNASA […]

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NASA Kepler telescope doubles number of known planets outside solar system – Washington Post

Washington PostTo the list of planets orbiting distant stars, add another 715. That’s the number of planets, strewn among 305 planetary systems, popping out of the observational data from NASA’s Kepler space telescope. “We’ve almost doubled today the number of planets …From Kepler Data, Astronomers Find Galaxy Filled With More but Smaller WorldsNew York TimesNASA […]

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County mayor backs downtown Miami convention center – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comMiami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez threw his support Wednesday behind a convention center in downtown Miami, saying the county could use another major conference space in addition to the Miami Beach Convention Center. The endorsement marked the …Miami-Dade Mayor Stresses Balanced Budget At State Of The County AddressCBS Local all 2 news articles …read more Source: […]

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academy awards

Back to Basics: Why the Academy Awards Should Return to the Music Center – LA Magazine (blog)

LA Magazine (blog)Oscar night used to be cinema’s coolest cocktail party—not a glitzy PR campaign. For those golden years the Academy should thank the Los Angeles Music Center, the opulent performance space that’s celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Designed by … …read more Source: Academy Awards News From Google

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denver

Adams County commission to pass resolution limiting municipal inmates – Denver Post

Adams County commission to pass resolution limiting municipal inmatesDenver PostLast month, the Aurora City Council made deals with jails in Broomfield and Douglas counties for inmate bed space, rather than turn loose those who can’t be accommodated in the Adams County jail in Brighton. A similar deal with Denver came to an end … …read […]

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tech

Was WhatsApp really worth the $19 billion price? – VatorNews

VatorNewsFacebook’s purchase of mobile messaging app WhatsApp earlier this week, for a jaw-dropping total of $19 billion, is a big damn deal, to put it mildly. I don’t mean that this is important just for Facebook and the messaging space, but for the tech industry as a …Network router caused WhatsApp’s ‘biggest’ outageReuters‘This Week’: Facebook […]

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New York

New York City Chancellor Meets With Charter School Leaders – New York Times

New York TimesThe meeting was something like an early gathering of merging families. Both sides already knew each other, but no one was ready to broach potential conflict, lingering instead in the space of common interest: the well-being of the children. New York …Charter school leaders warming up to Education chancellor FarinaNew York Post all […]

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Extreme Biodiesel’s XRTM Cannabis Ventures Medical Marijuana Plant Plan Is Real

Extreme Biodiesel’s XRTM Cannabis Ventures is real, folks. There’s something I have to communicate just to cut through the content that is trying to put out false information about Extreme Biodiesel’s XRTM Cannabis Ventures. The bottom line in this space is that this company was born of a piece of legislation called “The Farm Bill.” […]

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London

Mumbai builder Lodha Group buys second building on Carey Street in London … – Economic Times

Economic TimesMUMBAI: Mumbai builder Lodha Group has bought a second building in London for over 90 million pounds, or around Rs 1,000 crore, in the space of three months. In November, the group had acquired MacDonald House in central London which housed the …Lodha buys second London propertyBusiness StandardLodha shops for Rs 930 crore in […]

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Asteroid the size of three football fields zips by earth in ‘close call’ – fox4kc.com

fox4kc.comAn asteroid with an estimated diameter of three football fields zoomed by Earth late Monday, missing our home by about that distance. It traveled at some 27,000 miles per hour. The asteroid came just about a year after a relatively small asteroid blew up over …SPACE VID: Watch JUMBO ASTEROID 2000 EM26 buzzing EarthRegisterAsteroid races […]

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Watch SPACE VID of JUMBO ASTEROID 2000 EM26 buzzing Earth – Register

RegisterVid If there’s nothing on TV tonight, or you’re suffering from insomnia, readers of The Register can always tune in to an asteroid flyby, broadcast live online by the Slooh Observatory. Slooh’s cameras will start streaming commentary and footage of near-Earth …Asteroid 2000 EM26 ‘as big as three football fields’ hurtles past EarthThe IndependentA close […]

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Google To Set Up ‘Cool’ Work Space In San Francisco’s Mission Neighborhood … – Headlines & Global News

Headlines & Global NewsGoogle is reportedly investing in a huge work space for its burgeoning number of engineers from recent acquisitions by leasing a 35,000-square-foot building in San Francisco’s Mission neighborhood. Google is reportedly planning to put its roots in the …Google To Set Up New Office In San Francisco To House Engineers Who Came […]

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Watch Potentially Hazardous Asteroid Whip Past Earth – National Geographic

National GeographicArtwork showing an asteroid zipping by the Earth moon system. Credit: ILLUSTRATION COURTESY P. CARRIL, ESA. A giant space rock three times the size of football field is about to sail past Earth. Its passage will be broadcast live around the world via the …Tonight on reality TV: Giant asteroid just misses EarthCNETMonster asteroid […]

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San Francisco

Google May House Startups in San Francisco’s Historic Latino Community – ColorLines magazine

ColorLines magazineThe move highlights the growing trend of Internet firms in Silicon Valley where a fierce competition for tech talent has led them to expand in San Francisco so they can lure new employees who don’t want to commute to Mountain View, Palo Alto and …Google to house startups in San Francisco’s Mission districtVenture Capital […]

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academy awards

‘Gravity,’ ’12 Years a Slave,’ ‘American Hustle’ lead nominations for British … – New York Daily News

‘Gravity,’ ’12 Years a Slave,’ ‘American Hustle’ lead nominations for British …New York Daily NewsCan “American Hustle” or “12 Years a Slave” defy “Gravity”? David O. Russell’s con-artist caper and Steve McQueen’s unflinching tale of slavery are hoping to unseat the sci-fi front-runner at Sunday’s British Academy Film Awards. Space thriller … …read more Source: […]

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Entertainment

Tonight’s BAFTAs will offer an Oscar boost – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLONDON (AP) — Can American Hustle or 12 Years a Slave defy Gravity? David O. Russell’s con-artist caper and Steve McQueen’s unflinching tale of slavery are hoping to unseat the sci-fi front-runner at Sunday’s British Academy Film Awards. Space thriller …’12 Years a Slave’ tipped for success at BAFTAsReutersBritish Academy Film Awards Show Pits […]

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Oakland Post, Gene Hazzard, Swift Boat Phil Tagami

Phil Tagami, the Oakland Rotunda and Fox Theater Developer currently working on the Oakland Global Facility, was the focus of a wholly inaccurate – ok just wrong – Oakland Post article that ran this week and based on Oakland resident, photographer, and activist Gene Hazzard’s open forum speech at Tuesday’s Oakland City Council Community and […]

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Oakland

Allen: Broadway business incubator replays Oakland history – Oakland Tribune

Allen: Broadway business incubator replays Oakland historyOakland TribuneThe historic former Johnston Motors Building on Broadway in Oakland’s Uptown District is the new home for Impact Hub Oakland, a shared-space entrepreneurial incubator, the latest in what organizers say is a global community of people seeking to learn … …read more Source: Oakland News By Google

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dallas

Dallas fire-fighters battle four-alarm fire in Far Northeast Dallas – Dallas Morning News (blog)

Dallas Morning News (blog)Between 70-80 fire-fighters responded to the call of smoke coming the third floor at 4:45 p.m. Dallas Fire-Rescue crews attacked it offensively, but as it started to spread to the attic space and a fourth alarm was called, Command pulled everyone from …Dallas firefighters extinguish four-alarm apartment fireWFAADallas Fire-Rescue Battles 3-Alarm Apartment […]

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NFL

Now the Hard Work Begins – SI.com

SI.com… is when NFL front offices can—and do—separate themselves. This space will periodically take readers inside all aspects of NFL front offices over the next six months, starting with a look at the meetings now happening in every NFL facility in …2014 NFL Draft: Combine list includes 85 underclassmenCBSSports.com2014 NFL Draft: List of players invited […]

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A11 Football League Announces Teams, National ESPN Sports Broadcast Agreement

The A11 Football League kicked off today with a great press conference in San Francisco. And while there’s more coming from this space, here’s the official press release on the news. New Spring National A11 Football League Announces Teams, National ESPN Sports Broadcast Agreement San Francisco, Calif. (Feb. 6, 2014) – The new national A11Professional […]

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tech

New video of Felix Baumgartner’s fall from space is a must-see – Kansas City Star

Kansas City StarAustrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner made headlines in October of 2012 when he descended 24.2 miles from space at an estimated speed of 843.6 smiles per hour. GoPro recently released a new video that captures Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner’s fall …GoPro releases first-hand video of Australian daredevil’s 24-mile jump from spaceNew York’s PIX11 / […]