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Little Dragon - Let Go

Little Dragon – Let Go

“Let Go” is the third song from the new album ‘Nabuma Rubberband’. Pre-order the album on Itunes now and receive “Let Go”, “Paris” and “Klapp Klapp” instantly.

What are you listening to? We’ve had this killer new @LittleDragon track on loop all day: http://t.co/RUuuBYwR59

— WIRED (@WIRED) April 22, 2014

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Hardtack I

Aerial shot of the explosion during Hardtack I Poplar

Hardtack I

Aerial shot of the explosion during Hardtack I Poplar

Today is Star Wars Day at AT&T Park!  May the Force be with the Giants!  Go Giants!

Today is Star Wars Day at AT&T Park! May the Force be with the Giants! Go Giants!

California Plastic Bag Ban Would Be First Of Its Kind In The Nation

California Plastic Bag Ban Would Be First Of Its Kind In The Nation

The California state legislature enacted a ban on plastic grocery bags on Friday near the end of its two-year session, a measure that if signed into law would become the first of its kind in America.

Now leading HuffPost – NO-PLASTIC PIONEER: CALI NEARS BAG BAN http://t.co/tJNq3dMcKO pic.twitter.com/TgQs1lczk1

— Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost) August 31, 2014

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Cops Use Traffic Stops To Seize Millions From Drivers Never Charged With A Crime

License, registration—and your cash. A deputy for the Humboldt County’s Sheriff Office in rural Nevada has been accused of confiscating over $60,000 from drivers who were never charged with a crime.

How to Stop Putin’s War in Ukraine

How to Stop Putin’s War in Ukraine

The bloody crisis in Ukraine has entered a new phase, with regular Russian military forces now apparently fighting in the country’s rebel-held east. Although the elements of a possible political settlement are visible, so far, the Kremlin has shown little interest in de-escalating the conflict. Instead, at every turn, Russian President Vladimir Putin has met Western sanctions and opprobrium with…

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Giants’ Yusmeiro Petit sets record for consecutive batters retired

Giants’ Yusmeiro Petit sets record for consecutive batters retired

The @SFGiants' Yusmeiro Petit broke the record for consecutive batters retired http://t.co/Q9KUF87Zkk pic.twitter.com/gsolplo5Jj

— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) August 29, 2014

When the Giants exiled Tim Lincecum to the bullpen, they gave Yusmeiro Petit another shot at starting, and in his first turn on Thursday the 29-year-old righty did nothing less than set a major league record. In setting down…

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Google building fleet of package-delivering drones

Project Wing is a Google[x] project that is developing a delivery system that uses self-flying vehicles. As part of our research, we built a vehicle and traveled to Queensland, Australia for some test flights.

What was really in GW’s hand at the time this photo was taken, a grilling utensil or a tall glass of cold Lone Star beer?

What was really in GW’s hand at the time this photo was taken, a grilling utensil or a tall glass of cold Lone Star beer?

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Gemini V Mission Image - Tropical Storm, 08/27/1965
From the file unit: Gemini V, 08/21/1965 - 08/28/1965

Although the storm in this photo is not identified, the date coincides with the formation of Hurricane Betsy, one of the costliest storms of that time (nicknamed “Billion Dollar Betsy”), and which even forced Gemini V to adjust its mission schedule.

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Gemini V Mission Image - Tropical Storm, 08/27/1965

From the file unit: Gemini V, 08/21/1965 - 08/28/1965

Although the storm in this photo is not identified, the date coincides with the formation of Hurricane Betsy, one of the costliest storms of that time (nicknamed “Billion Dollar Betsy”), and which even forced Gemini V to adjust its mission schedule.

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225th Anniversary of the First Congress: We’ll be posting documents and stories highlighting the establishment of the new government under the Constitution through March 2016.

On August 27, 1789 a second report was issued to the House of Representatives on the financial responsibilities of the federal government. The report highlighted expenses of the federal government for 1789, mainly the amount of interest on the public debt and for carry-over of payments from the Confederation Congress.

Second Report and Estimate of Supplies Requisite for the Service of the United States for the Present Year, 8/27/1789, HR1C-B1, Records of the U.S. House of Representatives

Marvel Universe

Marvel Universe

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Soldiers of the 4th U.S. Infantry Division look at the Eiffel Tower in Paris, after the French capital had been liberated on August 25, 1944., 08/25/1944

More scenes from the Liberation of Paris  →
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AS AMERICAN AS DOLLY WITH A TANK should be a new phrase. —Lars