Monthly Archives: June 2014

Bryan Singer teases ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ on Instagram

Peter Dinklage as Trask Industries founder Bolivar Trask, a character in "X-Men: Days of Future Past." (Trask-industries.com / 20th Century Fox)http://herocomplex.latimes.com/movies/x-men-days-of-future-past-trask-website-features-peter-dinklage/attachment/list-trask/1Link
A poster for the fictional company Trask Industries, promoting "X-Men: Days of Future Past." (Trask-industries.com / 20th Century Fox)http://herocomplex.latimes.com/movies/x-men-days-of-future-past-trask-website-features-peter-dinklage/attachment/image2_full/2Link
A poster for the fictional company Trask Industries, promoting "X-Men: Days of ...read more

Source: Los Angeles Times

    

SPC Watch 0377 Initial Counties (WOU) Quick View

WW 377 SEVERE TSTM KS OK TX 302330Z - 010500Z

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 377
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
630 PM CDT MON JUN 30 2014

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 377 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1200 AM CDT
FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

KSC007-025-033-047-055-057-067-069-075-081-083-093-097-119-129-
145-151-175-185-187-189-010500-
/O.NEW.KWNS.SV.A.0377.140630T2330Z-140701T0500Z/

KS
. ...read more

Source: NOAA/NWS Storm Predicition Center

    

Supreme Court says some businesses can ignore birth control mandate

In an ideological split that undercuts the 2010 health care law, a narrowly divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that certain business owners can reject on religious grounds the law's mandate to provide employees with birth control coverage.

Hobby Lobby supporters react to the U.S. Supreme Court decision June 30, 2014 in ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Muscle-powered bio-bots walk on command (w/ Video)

(Phys.org) —A new generation of miniature biological robots is flexing its muscle. Engineers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign demonstrated a class of walking "bio-bots" powered by muscle cells and controlled with electrical pulses, giving researchers unprecedented command over their function. The group published its work in the online ...read more

Source: phy.org

    

SPC Tornado Watch 374 Status Reports

WW 0374 Status Updates

STATUS REPORT ON WW 374

THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES ACROSS THE ENTIRE WATCH AREA.

..PETERS..06/30/14

ATTN...WFO...DVN...ARX...LOT...ILX...MKX...

STATUS REPORT FOR WT 374

SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

ILC007-011-015-037-057-067-071-073-085-095-099-103-109-123-125-
131-141-143-155-161-169-175-177-179-187-195-201-203-302140-

IL
. ILLINOIS COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

BOONE ...read more

Source: NOAA/NWS Storm Predicition Center

    

Obama pledges to redirect immigration enforcement, conceding Congress won’t act

By Zachary A. Goldfarb, David Nakamura President Obama angrily conceded Monday that Congress would not overhaul immigration laws this year and announced that he will redirect immigration enforcement to the border. The action, which will beef up efforts to stem illegal immigration across the border but likely will slow efforts to deport longtime undocumented immigrants already ...read more

Source: The Washington Post

    

Research reveals a gender gap in the nation's biology labs

Among the sciences, biology consistently attracts the greatest numbers of women to graduate school and academic careers. About half of all biology graduate students are women, and 40 percent of biology postdocs are female. However, those numbers drop dramatically among faculty members: Nationwide, only 36 percent of assistant professors and ...read more

Source: phy.org

    

HOBBY LOBBY VICTORY Supreme Court backs chain in ObamaCare challenge

By foxnewsonline@foxnews.com (Fox News Online) Supreme Court rules against unions in home health care worker case Union decision Hobby Lobby decision VIDEO: Harris on ruling: 'Exactly what we want' OPINION: Hobby Lobby ruling: Why Supreme Court got it rightVIDEO: Roberts joins majority in Hobby Lobby ruling VIDEO: Hobby Lobby legal team 'thrilled' ...read more

Source: Fox News