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Freezing Cold May In Portland, Oregon and Other Musings

DATELINE: May 22, 2013 When they told me it rained a lot in Portland, before I moved out here, they never said it was “freezing cold rain” (44° F today)! Still, it wouldn’t have changed my decision to relocate out this way. I love the Portland area, and probably could scale that to the Pacific …

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Brad Pitt And Sustainable Housing For Katrina Survivors

Brad Pitt and his “Make It Right” foundation are doing amazing things for Katrina victims! Originally published: 02/29/2012 In 2007. Hollywood actor Brad Pitt put up $5 million of his own money and raised another $12M to help build new houses for several victims of hurricane Katrina, residing in the lower 9th ward of New …

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Solar Eclipse Causes Fear For Indians

Eric Hepperle, April 25, 2010 A total solar eclipse occurred on July 22, 2009.  This type of eclipse occurs when the moon passes between the Earth and the sun, and the apparent diameter of the moon is large enough to block out all sunlight.  It was visible in many parts of Asia including India, China, …

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