President Obama vetoes Keystone pipeline citing concerns about climate change

November 6, 2015 by  
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After much ongoing debate, President Barack Obama vetoed legislation to approve further construction on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline .  What makes the announcement particularly exciting is that Obama cited environmental concerns, and particularly concerns about climate change, as his reason for issuing the veto. With the move, the President is proving himself to be a leader when it comes to taking action against global  climate change. Read the rest of President Obama vetoes Keystone pipeline citing concerns about climate change

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No, the Great Pyramids weren’t used as grain silos

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It’s hard to believe we have to publish this story, but here goes. You may have heard that Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson once claimed Egypt’s Great Pyramids were built to store grain, not dead Pharaohs. A neurosurgeon, Carson made this claim in a speech 17-years-ago, which Buzzfeed recently uncovered. Science Alert , along with other publications, have reacted to Carson’s claim with grade school explanations. First of all, the pyramids are not hollow, so they can’t be used to store grain, plus the Egyptians recorded their history. Not to mention the obvious – the presence of mummies and sarcophagi. Read the rest of No, the Great Pyramids weren’t used as grain silos

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