Ancient 'air-con' cools sustainably

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

How did buildings keep cool before the invention of air conditioning? As architects consider how to reduce the energy demands of new builds, some are turning to the past for simple, low-tech solutions.
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President Obama to Speak to Auto Workers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is likely to remind an auto workers convention that automakers have made a comeback and that one factor is the government bailout of the in..
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Dental Visits to the ER

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

CHICAGO (AP) - New research shows that more Americans are turning to the emergency room for routine dental problems. A study released Tuesday by the Pew Center on the States found ..
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Senegal's president will face runoff

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Senegal President Abdoulaye Wade acknowledged Monday that he fell short of a majority in his country's weekend presidential vote and will have to face a runoff.
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U.S. says Mexican drug war 'not a failure'

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano said Monday that the war on drugs in Mexico "is not a failure."
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Berenstain Bears co-creator Jan Berenstain dies

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Jan Berenstain, who with her husband, Stan, wrote and illustrated the Berenstain Bears books that have charmed preschoolers and their parents for 50 years, has ..
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Opposition: 64 killed at Homs checkpoint

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 125 people were killed Monday across Syria, including 64 who died in a \"horrifying massacre\" at a checkpoint in Homs province, opposition activists said.
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Bird flu, pig flu, now bat flu? Human risk unclear

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - For the first time, scientists have found evidence of flu in bats, reporting a never-before-seen virus whose risk to humans is unclear.    The surpris..
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Afghan president condemns fatal bombing at military airfield

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Afghan President Hamid Karzai condemned a suicide bombing Monday at a military airfield, the latest incident in a spike in violence following the burning of Qurans by NATO troops last week.
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Report: Putin assassination plot foiled

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A plot to assassinate Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has been foiled, Russia's state-run Channel One TV reported Monday, less than a week before presidential elections that Putin is expected to win.
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124 killed in Syria Monday; 64 died while fleeing area

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BEIRUT (AP) - Activist group says 124 killed in Syria Monday; 64 died while fleeing besieged area.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not b..
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Report: Safety device was disabled on NYC elevator

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - An important elevator safety mechanism was apparently turned off when an advertising executive was crushed to death trying to take the lift to her office, city inve..
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Nissan recalling vehicles for possible gas leaks

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DETROIT (AP) - Nissan says it is recalling more than 79,000 vehicles in the U.S. to fix possible gasoline leaks.    The automaker is recalling certain Nissan Juke sm..
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Colorado revisits marijuana DUI standard

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DENVER (AP) - Driving while high is illegal in Colorado, but state lawmakers are again entering a hazy debate over how to measure whether medical marijuana patients are impaired be..
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Jean Dujardin wins best actor for 'The Artist'

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The world should plan on hearing a lot more from Jean Dujardin, the handsome and expressive actor whose portrayal of a silent film star has won him acting's top ..
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Goodyear recalls Wrangler Silent Armor tires

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Goodyear is recalling six versions of its Wrangler Silent Armor tires over concerns that the tread could separate from the tire and cause accidents.   &nb..
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Wash. could be first to require abortion coverage

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - At a time when many states are making it harder for women to get abortions, Washington state appears headed in the opposite direction.    Fifte..
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Ohio student: Popping noises followed by shooter

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARDON, Ohio (AP) - A student who was just feet away when a gunman opened fire at an Ohio high school says a normal morning was interrupted by strange sounds in a hallway, then th..
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Medical tattoos offer important health information

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Tattoos have long served as fashion statements, but a small number of Americans are now relying on them for a more practical, potentially lifesaving purpose..
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Report: Women have rare egg-producing stem cells

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - For 60 years, doctors have believed women were born with all the eggs they'll ever have. Now Harvard scientists are challenging that dogma, saying they've discove..
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