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 The Daily Telegraph 
Some contraceptive pills double risk of breast cancer
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Oblate Spheroid   Photos   Shape of Moon   Space Orbit   Wikipedia: Moon  
 The Independent 
Scientists explain mystery of our 'lemon Moon'
It might look like a perfect sphere to you and I but scientists have now declared that the Moon is most definitely “lemon-shaped”. | Researchers from the University of California published a new s... (photo: Creative Commons / ComputerHotline)
2005/04/20 Alien Asteroid Belt Compared to our Own - Figure 1: Band of Light Comparison       This artist´s concept illustrates what the night sky might look like from  a hypothetical alien planet in a star system with an asteroid belt 25  times as  The State 
Did the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs hit at just the wrong time?
Bad timing can be deadly. The asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs smashed into Earth during a period of environmental turmoil when the ancient food web was vulnerable to collapse, according to a new... (photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech)
Dinosaurs extinction   Earth   Photos   Science   Wikipedia: CretaceousPaleogene extinction event  
A tiger, as seen from above its cage, as it feeds during lunchtime.  The Independent 
Save the tiger: The animals bred for bones on China’s tiger farms
There are more tigers in Chinese tiger farms than exist in the wild in the rest of the world. | The tigers are bred for their hides and their bones which are used in a wine. The trade in tiger parts w... (photo: WN / RTayco)
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Bewl Water is a reservoir in the valley of the River Bewl (which is a tributary of the River Teise), straddling the boundary between Kent and East Sussex. It is about 4 km south of Lamberhurst, Kent, England. The reservoir was part of a project to increase supplies of water in the area. It supplies not only Southern Waters customers in the Medway towns, Thanet and Hastings, but is also used by other water companies in the area. BBC News
Thanet tourism blow after sewage discharge closes beaches
Businesses have reacted angrily after swimmers were warned against going into the sea at nine beaches around Thanet following pumping station discharges. | Thanet Council... (photo: Creative Commons / Magnus Manske)
Beaches   Photos   Thanet   Tourism   Wikipedia: Thanet  
Ma Nature lends a hand; rain helping crews hem in Utah wildfires The Salt Lake Tribune
Ma Nature lends a hand; rain helping crews hem in Utah wildfires
A series of rain showers, coupled with a fleet of water-bearing helicopters and 500 firefighters on the ground, had crews anticipating full containment of central Utah’... (photo: US DoD / Jason van Mourik)
Natural Disasters   Photos   Utah   Wikipedia: Utah   Wildfires  
INDIA-AIR-POLLUTIONThe polluted carbon gas of a compani. At Opposit to Khardah 26th temple river ghat on Rishra in Hooghly in Eastern India ---- WN/BHASKAR MALLICK The Times Of India
Human-induced water vapour next climate threat
NEW YORK: The rising levels of water vapour in the upper troposphere - a key amplifier of global warming - owing to greenhouse gases will intensify climate change impacts... (photo: WN / Bhaskar Mallick)
Greenhouse Gases   Photos   Solar Activity   Troposphere   Wikipedia: Global warming  
Indian People Join the  Viva Carnaval at Madgao in Goa on nSunday 02 March 2014 The Times Of India
Lower fares, aggressive campaigning bring more tourists to Goa this monsoon
CALANGUTE: Desperate to avoid a repeat of last year's tourist slump during the monsoon months, the state's department of tourism is going all out to romanticize the rains... (photo: WN / Bhaskar Mallick)
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Ficus macrophylla (Moreton Bay Fig)       commonly known as the Morton Bay Fig, is a large evergreen banyan tree of the Moraceae family that is a native of most of the eastern coast of Australia, from the Atherton Tableland (17 S) in the north to the Illawarra (34 S) in New South Wales, and Lord Howe Island. The Siasat Daily
Trees saving more than 850 human lives per year in US
July 28: | Trees are saving more than 850 human lives a year and preventing 670,000 incidences of acute respiratory symptoms in the US, a new study has found. | While tre... (photo: Creative Commons / DO'Neil)
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We're putting a forest on a climate-change fast-track New Scientist
We're putting a forest on a climate-change fast-track
An ambitious experiment that exposes a natural woodland to rising carbon dioxide levels will tell us what's in store for the world's trees, says Rob Mackenzie | You head ... (photo: WN / Marzena J.)
Climate Change   Forests   Nature   Photos   Wikipedia: Forestry Commission  
Tyrannosaurus rex skull and upper vertebral column, Palais de la Dcouverte, Paris The Times Of India
Dinosaurs extinct because of 'colossal bad luck'
LONDON: Dinosaurs may have survived the asteroid strike which wiped them out if it had happened slightly earlier or later in history, a new study has found. | The study u... (photo: Creative Commons / Conty)
Asphalt also known as bitumen is a sticky, black and highly viscous liquid or semi-solid form of petroleum. It may be found in natural deposits or may be a refined product; it is a substance classed as a pitch. BBC News
Tedium, tragedy and tar: The slowest drops in science
Life is speeding up. News travels fast, data is everywhere and gadgets keep our days on track. | What can we learn from the science of slow? | In two famous - and famousl... (photo: Creative Commons / Burger)
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Earth, Science and Minerals Ocean and Wildlife
- Demand for Bathurst's coal 'strong'
- 'Kings' disease' all too common
- Rise of the California garagistes, from basements to barrels
- They answered the call to arms
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Some contraceptive pills double risk of breast cancer
- This fitness boot camp's a breed apart
- Dairying just keeps on growing
- Nurses killed on torpedoed ship among remembered
- Albania: Steeped in legend, full of promise
The cemetery and large oratory on Skellig Michael. The Island was inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1996, at the 20th Session of the World Heritage Committee in Mrida, Mexico.
Feathers ruffled as world heritage body questions why Star Wars crew was allowed on Skellig Michael
Medical, Fitness and Health Natural Living
- Queenstown leads offers of organs
- Ebola outpacing efforts to control it, says World Health Org
- Living with pain for 16 years
- Ebola victims Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol are being flow
Vaccine, Injection
Will A Single Injection Help Stop Diabetes In Its Tracks?
- Where to now, brown cow?
- Todd Blackadder on the brink of Super history
- Investors look for signs China rally will last
- Readers respond to Pete Evans’ story about the benefit
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Some contraceptive pills double risk of breast cancer
Nature and Environment Weather, Wind, Fire
- Australia’s high-flying Games divers belly flop back t
- Chevron Goes Another Round With Richmond
- Watch drought take over the entire state of California in on
- Lake Forest mansion quietly hits market for $8.9 million
Full Moon
Scientists explain mystery of our 'lemon Moon'
- Wind wreaks havoc across region
- Wind may whistle in backup power
- Aid worker with Ebola to be flown home to US
- All aboard the gastronomic express
	90% of monsoon in July, overall deficit dips to 22%
90% of monsoon in July, overall deficit dips to 22%
Natural Resources Natural Disasters
- Wind may whistle in backup power
- Industry sector spurs region's econ growth
- Foam truths in Istanbul
- DIY: Budget green home improvement projects
In this Saturday, July 26, 2014 frame grab from video obtained from a freelance journalist traveling with the Misarata brigade, fighters from the Islamist Misarata brigade fire towards Tripoli airport in an attempt to wrest control from a powerful rival militia, in Tripoli, Libya
Libya and Vietnam: Two Lessons in Geographical Ignorance and Projection
- Tough to gird loins after long slog
- Buyouts continue, five years after epic flood
- Heavy rainfall in southern regions, reservoir levels rise si
- What to Expect From Tropical Storm Bertha This Weekend
	90% of monsoon in July, overall deficit dips to 22%
90% of monsoon in July, overall deficit dips to 22%