Susan Sarandon Creates an Online Petition Calling for Banks to Divest in DAPL

Nov 15, 16 Susan Sarandon Creates an Online Petition Calling for Banks to Divest in DAPL

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It may seem as though Americans’ trust of banking institutions has plummeted since the 2008 collapse of the housing bubble and consequent recession, but in fact, the level of confidence in U.S. banks has never been overwhelming. In 1980, just 60% were confident in their own banks, while in 2014, following the Great Recession,...

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Speeding Reported to Be A Top Mistake in Many Fatal Teen Driving Accidents

There are many factors that affect the rate of fatal car crashes for teens. For instance, the rate of these crashes for 16-year-olds is nearly twice as high at night. But in a new report from AAA, speeding was reported as one of the top factors in fatal crashes involving teen drivers in the past five years. The report stated that...

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Alabama Crimson Tide Coach Offers Feedback on Student Protests

Nov 08, 16 Alabama Crimson Tide Coach Offers Feedback on Student Protests

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Sports have emerged as one of the many unlikely battlegrounds for cultural conflicts in recent years. Most recently, Colin Kaepernick started a wave of protests that has swept over the NFL and touched numerous college football teams. However, Alabama Crimson Tide Coach Nick Saban has offered his own feedback as a coach on the...

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NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Narrowly Avoids Serious Damage From Hurricane Matthew

Nov 07, 16 NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Narrowly Avoids Serious Damage From Hurricane Matthew

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NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida was in the direct path of Hurricane Matthew in the beginning of October, but seems to have avoided major damage. “We’re closely monitoring the weather conditions and working with our partners at Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force State to safeguard facilities...

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Like Humans, This Japanese Robot Sweats to Cool Down

Nov 03, 16 Like Humans, This Japanese Robot Sweats to Cool Down

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The average person has up to 4 million sweat glands acting as the body’s coolant system to protect it from overheating. However, humans aren’t the only things that can overheat. Machines, particularly humanoid robots, also generate heat as they perform tasks. Unfortunately, robots have never had the capacity to sweat it out like...

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