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1. Newspapers Use Special HTML Tags to Suppress Ads During Tragedies 16 comments Mar 30, 2015

2. Russia to Build New Space Station with NASA after ISS 17 comments Mar 30, 2015

3. When a Hashtag Becomes a Bashtag 32 comments Mar 30, 2015

4. Secret Service Plans New Fence, Full Scale White House Replica, But No Moat 15 comments Mar 31, 2015

5. Passphrases You Can Memorize That Even The NSA Can’t Guess 31 comments Mar 29, 2015

6. How 'Virtual Water' Can Help Ease California’s Drought 44 comments Mar 27, 2015

7. How to Make a Hydrogen Bomb 18 comments Mar 27, 2015

8. Shape Shifting Frog Poses Problems for Taxonomists 18 comments Mar 27, 2015

9. Deep Time and the Oldest Living Things in the World 18 comments Mar 27, 2015

10. Obama: Maybe It's Time for Mandatory Voting in US 157 comments Mar 22, 2015







11. The Church of TED 42 comments Mar 17, 2015

12. New Bio Re-evaluates the Half-Genius/Half-Jerk Stereotype of Steve Jobs 45 comments Mar 20, 2015

13. Silicon Valley Is the World's Innovation Capital Because of a Legal Technicality 47 comments Mar 20, 2015

14. $56,000 Speeding Ticket Issued Under Finland's System of Fines Based On Income 64 comments Mar 16, 2015

15. How To Execute People In the 21st Century 64 comments Mar 16, 2015

16. US Asks Vietnam To Stop Russian Bomber Refueling Flights From Cam Ranh Air Base 8 comments Mar 15, 2015

17. Some of the Greatest Science Fiction Novels Are Fix-Ups 25 comments Mar 13, 2015

18. LAPD Police Claim Helicopters Stop Crimes Before They Happen 13 comments Mar 14, 2015

19. $7.4 Million Blurred Lines Verdict Likely To Alter Music Business 46 comments Mar 13, 2015

20. Mental Health Experts Seek To Block the Paths To Suicide 49 comments Mar 10, 2015







21. Farmers Put Down the Plow 26 comments Mar 12, 2015

22. Anonymous Social App Raises Controversy on College Campuses 114 comments Mar 10, 2015

23. China’s Arthur C. Clarke 30 comments Mar 11, 2015

24. YouTube Video of Racist Chant Results In Fraternity Closure 91 comments Mar 11, 2015

25. Free-Range Parents Found Responsible For “Unsubstantiated” Child Neglect 49 comments Mar 10, 2015

26. Facebook Rant in Florida Lands Man in Jail in Middle East 66 comments Mar 9, 2015

27. 1992: When Activists Attacked GPS Satellites with Axes 15 comments Mar 8, 2015

28. The Abandoned Google Project Memorial Page 23 comments Mar 7, 2015

29. Developers Race To Develop VR Headsets That Won't Make Users Nauseous 18 comments Mar 5, 2015

30. Most Doctors Give in to Parents to Alter Vaccine Schedules 36 comments Mar 4, 2015







31. Scientists Create Artificial Sunlight Real Enough To Trick the Brain 17 comments Mar 5, 2015

32. Hillary Clinton Used Personal Email At State Dept., Possibly Breaking Rules 78 comments Mar 4, 2015

33. Snowden Reportedly In Talks To Return To US To Face Trial 77 comments Mar 3, 2015

34. Statistical Mechanics Finds Best Places To Hide During Zombie Apocalypse 19 comments Mar 2, 2015

35. Is that Dress White and Gold or Blue and Black? 68 comments Feb 28, 2015

36. What If We Lost the Sky? 16 comments Feb 27, 2015

37. First Human Head Transplant Could Happen in Two Years 20 comments Feb 27, 2015

38. The Case Against e-readers - Why Digital Natives Prefer Reading on Paper 44 comments Feb 25, 2015

39. Driverless Car Beats Skilled Racing Driver for First Time 17 comments Feb 24, 2015

40. Increased Processing Power Leads Some to Ask: "Are Submarines Becoming Obsolete?" 19 comments Feb 23, 2015







41. Homeland Security Urges Lenovo Customers To Remove Superfish 28 comments Feb 21, 2015

42. An Evidence-Based Approach to Online Dating 31 comments Feb 22, 2015

43. What do [Old] Techies do After They Retire? 23 comments Feb 22, 2015

44. Face to Face With Dying 28 comments Feb 20, 2015

45. Tinder in NYC: 150,000 Ways to Leave Your Lover 8 comments Feb 17, 2015

46. Uber for Jets Hits the Private Plane Market 3 comments Feb 18, 2015

47. Cellphone Start-Ups Handle Calls With Wi-Fi 12 comments Feb 16, 2015

48. What Do You Call a Doubter of Climate Change? A Skeptic or a Denier 82 comments Feb 16, 2015

49. Managers Bunk Down at US Refineries During Strike Amid Safety Concerns 14 comments Feb 16, 2015

50. Obama Meets with Tech Executives Amid Mistrust and Tensions 37 comments Feb 15, 2015







51. US Cell Companies must Unlock Phones upon Owner's Request 7 comments Feb 14, 2015

52. US Government Questionnaire: Is Your Child a Terrorist? 53 comments Feb 14, 2015

53. The Mathematical Case for Buying a Powerball Ticket 38 comments Feb 12, 2015

54. Peak Google: The Company's Time at the Top May Be Nearing Its End 29 comments Feb 13, 2015

55. Smoking Is Even Deadlier Than Previously Thought 39 comments Feb 13, 2015

56. The Dark Web Still Thrives After Silk Road 9 comments Feb 11, 2015

57. How Many 'Laws' Did Apple Break? 18 comments Feb 10, 2015

58. Doctors Warn Against 'Measle Parties' 44 comments Feb 10, 2015

59. Google Earth Pro Now Available Free 20 comments Feb 9, 2015

60. Scientists Explain How Brian Williams' Memory may have Failed Him 23 comments Feb 8, 2015







61. Interest Rates Have Gone Negative in Europe 25 comments Feb 7, 2015

62. The Media Asks: "Does Posting A Horrific Video Serve a Legitimate Journalistic Purpose?" 36 comments Feb 6, 2015

63. The Man Who Invented the Science Fiction Paperback 3 comments Feb 7, 2015

64. Cosmonauts Carried Shotguns Into Space 14 comments Feb 5, 2015

65. Android Adware 'Infects Millions' of Phones and Tablets 11 comments Feb 5, 2015

66. Mississippi Leads the Nation in Vaccination Rates 16 comments Feb 5, 2015

67. Science’s Biggest Fail - Everything About Diet and Fitness 48 comments Feb 4, 2015

68. Don’t Sass Your Uber Driver - He's Rating You Too 14 comments Feb 4, 2015

69. Game Theory Says Pete Carroll’s Super Bowl Call at Goal Line Is Defensible 16 comments Feb 4, 2015

70. Police Stations Increasingly Offer Safe Haven For Craigslist Transactions 17 comments Jan 31, 2015







71. Football Deflation Experiments Show Patriots May Have Science on Their Side 21 comments Feb 1, 2015

72. New Study Says Governments Should Ditch Reliance On Biofuels 29 comments Jan 30, 2015

73. How and Why Apple Overtook Microsoft 38 comments Jan 30, 2015

74. ATM Bombs Coming Soon to United States 33 comments Jan 29, 2015

75. 'I paid $25 for an Invisible Boyfriend and I Think I Might Be in Love' 49 comments Jan 27, 2015

76. Koch Brothers Budget $889 Million for 2016 Election 48 comments Jan 28, 2015

77. White House Locked Down after Small Drone Found on Grounds 23 comments Jan 25, 2015

78. Anonymous Asks Activists to Fight Pedophiles in 'Operation Deatheaters' 46 comments Jan 26, 2015

79. Fake Engine Noise is the Auto Industry's Dirty Little Secret 26 comments Jan 23, 2015

80. Questions Raised about Apple Software Quality 24 comments Jan 20, 2015







81. Climate Change, the Fermi Paradox, and the Fate of our Planet 43 comments Jan 19, 2015

82. Scientists Study Why Some Teams are Smarter than Others 30 comments Jan 19, 2015

83. Winston Churchill's Scientists 6 comments Jan 18, 2015

84. Technology Doesn't Make our Life More Stressful after All 12 comments Jan 16, 2015

85. Parents Investigated for Neglect for Letting Kids Walk Home Alone 124 comments Jan 16, 2015

86. To Avoid Detection Terrorists Made Messages Seem Like Spam 26 comments Jan 16, 2015

87. The Mainframe Is Dead! Long Live the Mainframe! 41 comments Jan 15, 2015

88. Elon Musk Plans to Sell 'a Few Million' Electric Cars per year by 2025 32 comments Jan 15, 2015

89. China's Engineering Mega-Projects Dwarf the Great Wall 6 comments Jan 14, 2015

90. High Speed DIY M&M Sorting Machine Uses iPhone Brain 12 comments Jan 13, 2015







91. Pope Francis to Issue Encyclical on Global Warming 32 comments Jan 13, 2015

92. Silicon Valley's Quest to Extend Life 'Well Beyond 120' 28 comments Jan 13, 2015

93. Which is More Important — 'Grit' or Intelligence? 39 comments Jan 12, 2015

94. Scientists Develop New Class of Antibiotics - from Dirt 11 comments Jan 11, 2015

95. LAPD Orders Body Cams that Will Start Recording When Police Use Tasers 30 comments Jan 11, 2015

96. Heinlein's 'All You Zombies' Now a Sci-Fi Movie Head Trip 18 comments Jan 9, 2014

97. A Zoo where they Lock the Visitors inside Cages 10 comments Jan 8, 2014

98. In Daring Plan SpaceX to Land a Rocket on Earth on Tuesday 14 comments Jan 6, 2014

99. Two Climbers Make Slow Progress on World's Toughest Free Ascent 16 comments Jan 6, 2014

100. US Media Eager to Regurgitate US Claims about North Korea 24 comments Jan 5, 2014








Reverse Chronological: 101 - 200

101. 'My Mom Got Hacked' 46 comments Jan 4, 2015

102. New App Detects Government Stingray Cell Phone Trackers 10 comments Jan 1, 2015

103. Idaho Mother Shot Dead by Two-Year-Old Son Was Nuclear Scientist 120 comments Jan 2, 2015

104. 5,200 Days Aboard the ISS and the Surprising Reason the Mission is Still Worthwhile 18 comments Dec 28, 2014

105. The Open-Office is Destroying the Workplace 30 comments Dec 31, 2014

106. How the HipHop Virtual Machine Makes Wikipedia Twice As Fast 10 comments Dec 31, 2014

107. How the Elevator Transformed America 18 comments Dec 27, 2014

108. New Paper Claims Electron Neutrino Is Likely A Faster-Than-Light Particle 18 comments Dec 27, 2014

109. CatGenie Sells an Automated Cat Litter Box with DRM 17 comments Dec 25, 2014

110. The Future Looks Bleak for Our Bones 14 comments Dec 26, 2014







111. The Death of Voice Mail 27 comments Dec 24, 2014

112. The Magic of Pallets 9 comments Dec 22, 2014

113. NASA 'Emails' a Socket Wrench To the ISS 16 comments Dec 21, 2014

114. American Workers Struggle to Keep Up with Robots and AI 27 comments Dec 21, 2014

115. The Beatles, Bob Dylan and the 50-Year Copyright Itch 7 comments Dec 20, 2014

116. Warblers Heard Tornadoes Coming from Hundreds of Miles Away 3 comments Dec 20, 2014

117. Scientists Discover That Exercise Changes Your DNA 8 comments Dec 19, 2014

118. In Breakthrough, US and Cuba to Resume Diplomatic Relations 47 comments Dec 18, 2014

119. The Secret to the Uber Economy is Wealth Inequality 30 comments Dec 19, 2014

120. Movie Chain Drops 'The Interview' after Threats of Violence 57 comments Dec 18, 2014







121. Webcast Funerals Growing More Popular 5 comments Dec 16, 2014

122. Small Bank in Kansas Creates the Bank Account of the Future 20 comments Dec 15, 2014

123. The Vanishing American Male Worker 130 comments Dec 15, 2014

124. Sony Reportedly is Using Cyber-Attacks to Keep Leaked Files From Spreading 36 comments Dec 12, 2014

125. Mark Zuckerberg Shares the Secret of His Success 21 comments Dec 12, 2014

126. Peru Indignant After Greenpeace Damages Ancient Nazca Archaeological Site 12 comments Dec 13, 2014

127. Judge Rules Drug Maker Cannot Halt Sales of Alzheimer’s Medicine 10 comments Dec 14, 2014

128. LA Mayor Proposes Earthquake Retrofits on Thousands of Buildings 15 comments Dec 11, 2014

129. New Apps Mark the Digital Return of the Rhythm Method 24 comments Dec 11, 2014

130. Excuse Me While I Kiss This Guy: The Science of Misheard Song Lyrics 29 comments Dec 11, 2014







131. US Braces for Backlash from Torture Report 102 comments Dec 9, 2014

132. Science Explains How Moses Parted the Red Sea 33 comments Dec 20, 2014

133. College Video Game Stars Win Fame and Scholarships 9 comments Dec 20, 2014

134. Civil Rights Groups Divided on Net Neutrality 5 comments Dec 9, 2014

135. French Publishers Prepare Lawsuit against Adblock Plus 33 comments Dec 9, 2014

136. New Simulations Counter Black Hole Illusion 7 comments Dec 8, 2014

137. Russia Behind Fracking Protests in Europe? 30 comments Dec 6, 2012

138. Twitter Use by Romney and Obama in the 2012 Elections 6 comments Dec 7, 2014

139. New Virus Means Deadlier Flu Season is Possible 25 comments Dec 7, 2014

140. In North Korea, Hackers Are a Handpicked, Pampered Elite 12 comments Dec 6, 2014







141. 'Moneyball' Approach Reduces Crime in New York City 30 comments Dec 4, 2014

142. We Are Living in the Surveillance Society Says Assange 18 comments Dec 5, 2014

143. You're Doing it All Wrong - Solar Panels Should Face West Not South 25 comments Dec 4, 2014

144. Latest Sony Hack Sends Ripple of Dread Across Hollywood 37 comments Dec 3, 2014

145. Get Ready for Some Law Schools to Close 24 comments Dec 4, 2014

146. Pizza Hut Tests New “Subconscious Menu” That Reads Your Mind 24 comments Dec 3, 2014

147. Disgraced Scientist is Selling his Nobel Prize 61 comments Dec 2, 2014

148. Montana Lawmakers Propose 85 Mph Speed Limit on Interstates 26 comments Dec 2, 2014

149. Who Wins and Who Loses with Tumbling Oil Prices? 36 comments Dec 1, 2014

150. Taxi Medallion Prices Plummet Under Pressure From Uber 9 comments Nov 30, 2014







151. Wikipedia's "Complicated" Relationship With Net Neutrality 34 comments Nov 27, 2014

152. “Advanced Life Support” Ambulances may Lead to More Deaths 3 comments Nov 25, 2014

153. Mathematicians Study Effects of Gerrymandering on 2012 Election 17 comments Dec 28, 2014

154. Why We Love to Hate Click Bait 17 comments Nov 27, 2014

155. “Advanced Life Support” Ambulances may Lead to More Deaths 70 comments Nov 25, 2014

156. Blow on Money to Tell if it is Counterfeit 9 comments Nov 23, 2014

157. Coal Plants Get New Lease on Life with Natural Gas 12 comments Nov 20, 2014

158. New Block Long Video Screen in Times Square Has 24 M Pixels 8 comments Nov 22, 2014

159. Extreme Shrimp may Hold Clues to Alien Life on Europa 2 comments Nov 22, 2014

160. In a Self-Driving Future, We may not Even Want to Own Cars 28 comments Nov 23, 2014







161. NYC High School Teaches Students how to Behave during Stop-and-Frisk 31 comments Nov 24, 2014

162. Ten Thousand NYC Pay Phones to Become Free Wi-Fi Hot Spots 16 comments Nov 19, 2014

163. Machine-Learning Algorithm Ranks the World's Most Notable Authors 7 comments Nov 18, 2014

164. The Dutch Village Where Everyone Has Dementia 29 comments Nov 17, 2014

165. Gas Prices are Too Damn Low in the US 85 comments Nov 13, 2014

166. What if They Build a Pipeline and Nobody Comes? 19 comments Nov 15, 2014

167. Machine Learning Used to Predict Military Suicides 13 comments Nov 16, 2014

168. Window Washing a Skyscraper is Beyond a Robot's Reach 17 comments Nov 14, 2014

169. Denmark Faces Tricky Transition to Renewable Energy 17 comments Nov 12, 2014

170. Watson May Have the Answer to Big Blue's Uncertain Future 17 comments Nov 9, 2014







171. Scientists Discover Virus that Makes People Stupid 17 comments Nov 11, 2014

172. Mozilla Introduces First Browser Built for Developers 14 comments Nov 11, 2014

173. GM Ordered 500,000 Replacement Ignition Switches Months Before Recall 9 comments Nov 11, 2014

174. Military 'Near Misses' Rise Dramatically Between Russia And Nato 36 comments Nov 10, 2014

175. Americans Rejoice at Lower Gas Prices 26 comments Nov 8, 2014

176. Big Data Knows When You Are About to Quit Your Job 16 comments Nov 7, 2014

177. Scientists Study Frequency Distribution of Paraphilia 38 comments Nov 7, 2014

178. 4chan-Linked Murder Suspect Surrenders in Oregon 14 comments Nov 6, 2014

179. We are Running Out of Sand 37 comments Nov 7, 2014

180. Microsoft to Make Office Free on iPad, Android 22 comments Nov 7, 2014







181. The Effect of Programming Language on Software Quality 28 comments Nov 6, 2014

182. The Plane Crash that Gave Us GPS 9 comments Nov 5, 2014

183. US Navy Makes Attack Submarines Quieter, More Stealthy 11 comments Nov 4, 2014

184. Scotland Builds Wind Farms of the Future Under the Sea 25 comments Nov 3, 2014

185. The Climate-Change Solution No One Will Talk About 47 comments Nov 1, 2014

186. Colleges Face New ‘Gainful Employment’ Regulations for Student Loans 10 comments Oct 31, 2014

187. It's Time to Revive HyperCard 20 comments Nov 1, 2014

188. Imagining the Future History of Climate Change 29 comments Oct 30, 2014

189. Statisticians Study Whom Obamacare Helped the Most 62 comments Oct 31, 2014

190. The New Yorker Covers 2600 6 comments Oct 29, 2014







191. Pope Francis Declares Evolution, Big Bang Theory are Right 62 comments Oct 28, 2014

192. US Post Office Increases Secret Tracking of Mail 4 comments Oct 29, 2014

193. US Army says Only 30% of Americans Qualified to Join 43 comments Oct 26, 2014

194. Mark Zuckerberg Learns Mandarin 14 comments Oct 24, 2014

195. Software Glitch Caused 911 Outage for 11 Million People 4 comments Oct 23, 2014

196. Facebook to DEA: Stop Using Phony Profiles to Nab Criminals 14 comments Oct 22, 2014

197. WP says Marijuana Legalization Makes World a Better Place 71 comments Oct 21, 2014

198. The Largest Ship in the World is Being Built in Korea 25 comments Oct 20, 2014

199. Apple Doesn't Design for Yesterday 40 comments Oct 20, 2014

200. You Want MatLab on Your Resume to Get a Job at Google 31 comments Oct 19, 2014








Reverse Chronological: 201 - 300

201. As Prison Population Sinks, Jails are a Steal 26 comments Oct 19, 2014

202. Scientists Find Rats aren’t Smarter Than Mice — and Why That's Important 1 comments Oct 18, 2014

203. How Nigeria Stopped Ebola 24 comments Oct 16, 2014

204. Technology Heats Up the Adultery Arms Race 21 comments Oct 16, 2014

205. How English Beat German as the Language of Science 10 comments Oct 16, 2014

206. Technology Heats Up the Adultery Arms Race 7 comments Oct 16, 2014

207. Canada to Bypass Keystone with Oil Pipeline to the Atlantic 41 comments Oct 15, 2014

208. The Cult of Elon Musk Shines with Steve Jobs' Aura 37 comments Oct 13, 2014

209. The Greatest Keyboard Ever Made 45 comments Oct 14, 2014

210. Statisticians Uncover What Makes for a Stable Marriage 35 comments Oct 14, 2014







211. What will it Take to Run a Two-Hour Marathon? 37 comments Oct 13, 2014

212. The CDC is Attempting to Optimally Manage Ebola Fear 16 comments Oct 11, 2014

213. Glut of Postdoc Researchers Stirs Quiet Crisis in Science 27 comments Oct 7, 2014

214. Jihadists Use Water as a Weapon in Iraq 17 comments Oct 8, 2014

215. Michigan Builds Driverless Town for Testing Autonomous Cars 10 comments Oct 7, 2014

216. US Navy Develops Robot Boat Swarm to Overwhelm Enemies 34 comments Oct 5, 2014

217. Creepy Guys Inspire Women To Create New Dating App 50 comments Oct 5, 2014

218. Downtown Project Suicides Shock High Tech Community 34 comments Oct 4, 2014

219. Loss of Smelling Ability Strong Predictor of Death 20 comments Oct 3, 2014

220. God and Darwin in My College Biology Class 68 comments Oct 1, 2014







221. Millionaire Day Trader Learned Skills on Ultima Online 17 comments Sep 29, 2014

222. Hacking Scandal Hasn't Stopped People Taking Nude Selfies 42 comments Sep 30, 2014

223. Being Struck by Lightning can Alter Body's Circuitry 11 comments Sep 29, 2014

224. Physics and Psychology of Tattoos and their Removal 13 comments Sep 29, 2014

225. The Great Lightbulb Conspiracy 43 comments Sep 28, 2014

226. Miss a Payment? Your Car Stops Running 92 comments Sep 26, 2014

227. Obama Presses China on Global Warming 23 comments Sep 25, 2014

228. NIH Bioethicist: "Why I Hope to Die at 75" 21 comments Sep 23, 2014

229. The Case for Kill Switches in Military Weaponry 27 comments Sep 22, 2014

230. The Sexual Abuse of Women Scientists 45 comments Sep 22, 2014







231. What to Expect with Windows 9 14 comments Sep 20, 2014

232. Linus Torvalds Shares his Opinion on systemd 54 comments Sep 19, 2014

233. The Islamic State Bans Teaching Math to Students 57 comments Sep 18, 2014

234. New Global Plan Would Crack Down On Corporate Tax Avoidance 12 comments Sep 17, 2014

235. Court Says Child Porn Arrest Violated Posse Comitatus Act 8 comments Sep 17, 2014

236. Comcast Threatens to Cut Off Customers Who Use Tor - Then Denies It 13 comments Sep 15, 2014

237. Science, Atheism, and Captain Kirk 43 comments Sep 16, 2014

238. Google Must Stop Ignoring Customer Support Emails in Germany 10 comments Sep 13, 2014

239. NSF Fires Researcher for 1980s Activism 45 comments Sep 12, 2014

240. MS Pays NFL $400M To Use Surface, Announcers Call Them iPads 23 comments Sep 11, 2014







241. Researchers Say Marijuana's Effect on Drivers is Still Hazy 41 comments Sep 3, 2014

242. Eric Cantor's Excellent Pay Day 16 comments Sep 4, 2014

243. Deputy Kills Cyclist while Typing on Computer, Not Charged 56 comments Sep 3, 2014

244. 3D-Printed 'Bump Key' Opens Almost Any Lock 24 comments Sep 2, 2014

245. Grand Ayatollah Says 3G Internet is Immoral and Inhumane 28 comments Sep 2, 2014

246. Found: The Islamic State's Terror Laptop of Doom 38 comments Aug 31, 2014

247. Microsoft Defies US Court Order, Will Not Give-up Emails 14 comments Aug 31, 2014

248. Teaching Kids to Shoot Can Be Safe 53 comments Aug 29, 2014

249. California DMV Says Google Cars Still Need Steering Wheels 14 comments Aug 28, 2014

250. US Senator Wants All Cops to Wear Cameras 26 comments Aug 27, 2014







251. Nail Polish Detects Date Rape Drugs 83 comments Aug 26, 2014

252. Scientists Study Frequency of Orgasms by Sexual Orientation 39 comments Aug 25, 2014

253. Jailed for 33 Months for Recording Movie from Back of Cinema 22 comments Aug 24, 2014

254. Why It’s So Hard to Catch Your Own Tpyos 21 comments Aug 24, 2014

255. Ad-Free Internet Would Cost Each User $230 Per Year 23 comments Aug 23, 2014

256. Linus Torvalds Still Wants the Linux Desktop 59 comments Aug 22, 2014

257. White House Gives Up Making Coders Dress Like Adults 18 comments Aug 22, 2014

258. Users Urged to Shun Beheading Video to Respect James Foley 28 comments Aug 20, 2014

259. Activists Oppose Solar Plant that Sets Birds on Fire 109 comments Aug 21, 2014

260. News Aggregator Fark Bans Misogyny 41 comments Aug 20, 2014







261. Google's Driverless Cars Programmed to Break the Speed Limit 53 comments Aug 20, 2014

262. Microsoft Dev Team Debates Renaming Internet Explorer 62 comments Aug 18, 2014

263. Scrabble Champ Wins with Vowel Movements 11 comments Aug 19, 2014

264. Why Most Companies Don't Respect Software Engineers 20 comments Aug 19, 2014

265. Any American Can Take Any Police Officer's Photo 33 comments Aug 16, 2014

266. Why Stealing Cars Went Out of Fashion 31 comments Aug 13, 2014

267. Researchers Study the Science of Hangovers 12 comments Jun 25, 2014

268. Would You Spend $10,000 for a Driverless Car in 2015? 15 comments Jun 24, 2014

269. Chinese Signal Jammer Vendor Fined $34.9 Million 24 comments Jun 23, 2014

270. Can Obama Save the Bees? 49 comments Jun 23, 2014







271. Nanodegrees: A Smart Way to Skip College in Pursuit of a Tech Job 10 comments Jun 20, 2014

272. California Declares Whooping Cough Epidemic 19 comments Jun 18, 2014

273. Drilling into Teeth Ends with New Dental Treatment 19 comments Jun 18, 2014

274. Bill Gates-Funded Super Bananas Ready For Human Testing 12 comments Jun 19, 2014

275. How to Get Better Stories onto Soylent 48 comments Jun 17, 2014

276. Top European Court to Rule on Obesity as a Disability 58 comments Jun 16, 2014

277. IRS Loses Emails in Tea Party Investigation 34 comments Jun 14, 2014

278. 'Edge Of Tomorrow': How Video Game Movies Should Work 24 comments Jun 15, 2014

279. George R. R. Martin to Kill Facebook Employee in GoT 13 comments Jun 13, 2014

280. Theater Chain Bans Google Glass Over Piracy Fears 15 comments Jun 13, 2014







281. Comcast Turns Private Homes into Public Hotspots 37 comments Jun 13, 2014

282. 'America Has Become a War Zone' 58 comments Jun 11, 2014

283. Apple Strikes a Blow Against Location Tracking 27 comments Jun 11, 2014

284. NSF Bans Researcher for Mining Bitcoins 9 comments Jun 11, 2014

285. Microsoft Patches Windows 8 But Leaves Flaws in W7 35 comments Jun 10, 2014

286. Virginia DMV Orders Uber, Lyft to Stop Operations 9 comments Jun 9, 2014

287. Rising Sea Levels Would Especially Threaten South Florida 61 comments Jun 9, 2014

288. Happy 30th Birthday Tetris! 11 comments Jun 8, 2014

289. GM Fires Employees for the "Switch From Hell' 53 comments Jun 8, 2014

290. Marc Andreessen Calls Snowden a 'Textbook Traitor' 67 comments Jun 7, 2014







291. Apple CEO Says Users Buy an Android 'By Mistake' 54 comments Jun 5, 2014

292. Seattle Approves $15 Minimum Wage 98 comments Jun 5, 2014

293. FBI Offers $10,000 Reward For Aircraft Lasering Arrests 25 comments Jun 5, 2014

294. Windows Start Menu Won't Return Until 2015 52 comments Jun 4, 2014

295. Wyoming Rejects K-12 Science Standards 56 comments May 16, 2014

296. Master Counterfeiter Walks Free 17 comments May 11, 2014

297. Game of Thrones Author Writes on a DOS System 63 comments May 15, 2014

298. Google Fiber Sends Rivals Scrambling 9 comments May 9, 2014

299. Only One Top Banker in Jail for Financial Crisis 21 comments May 7, 2014

300. Report Says Global Warming Impact Already Severe 23 comments May 7, 2014








Reverse Chronological: 301 - 400

301. Tennessee to Jail Women Who Use Drugs while Pregnant 21 comments May 6, 2014

302. Scientists Race to Develop Heat Resistant Chickens 13 comments May 6, 2014

303. U-2 Spy Plane Caused Shutdown of Flights 11 comments May 5, 2014

304. Should Steve Jobs Have Gone to Jail? 26 comments May 4, 2014

305. Microsoft Shouldn't Patch the XP Explorer Flaw 41 comments May 3, 2014

306. Use Trampolines to ISS Says Russian Official 33 comments May 1, 2014

307. Supreme Court Strikes a Blow Against Coal Power 19 comments May 1, 2014

308. SEC Chair Insists 'The Markets Are Not Rigged' 47 comments Apr 30, 2014

309. Koch Brothers Attack Solar Energy 19 comments Apr 29, 2014

310. US Nuclear Missile Silos Use 8" Floppy Disks 48 comments Apr 29, 2014







311. Every MIT Student to Receive $100 in Bitcoins 11 comments Apr 29, 2014

312. A Different Kind of Check-in 32 comments Apr 28, 2014

313. US Special Forces Develop Stealth Motorcycle 33 comments Apr 27, 2014

314. iPad Sales Show Apple Needs a New Product Category 29 comments Apr 25, 2014

315. The Science of Shakespeare 13 comments Apr 24, 2014

316. Oklahoma to Charge Customers Using Solar Panels 47 comments Apr 23, 2014

317. Experts Warn Against Riding in Airline Wheel Wells 18 comments Apr 23, 2014

318. SCOTUS Uphold Michigan's Affirmative Action Ban 56 comments Apr 23, 2014

319. Golf Courses Experiment With Pizza-Size Holes 47 comments Apr 22, 2014

320. Americans Wary of Futuristic Technology 16 comments Apr 21, 2014







321. Beer Prices to Increase Under Proposed FDA Rule 45 comments Apr 21, 2014

322. The Science of the Crucifixion 38 comments Apr 19, 2014

323. Snowden Used Special Linux Distro for Anonymity 10 comments Apr 15, 2014

324. Evidence Jobs Was a Bully to be Excluded at Trial? 12 comments Apr 16, 2014

325. Jenny McCarthy Claims She Is Not Anti-Vaccine 34 comments Apr 15, 2014

326. IRS Seizing Tax Refunds To Pay A Relative's Debt 31 comments Apr 15, 2014

327. Buying Leniency for Speeding & Fare Evasion 45 comments Apr 14, 2014

328. 'You're Not Going to Teach a Coal Miner to Code' 31 comments Apr 12, 2014

329. New US Navy Railgun Unleashes Shells at Mach 7 104 comments Apr 11, 2014

330. How the Internet Is Taking Away America's Religion 70 comments Apr 10, 2014







331. Management Lessons From 'Game Of Thrones' 19 comments Apr 8, 2014

332. New Violins Chosen Over Stradivarius in Blind Test 14 comments Apr 9, 2014

333. Why Are Musicians More Prone to Suicide? 24 comments Apr 6, 2014

334. Why No One Trusts Facebook 27 comments Apr 6, 2014

335. Possible Release of Israeli Spy Spurs Uproar 25 comments Apr 3, 2014

336. The POW Who Blinked "Torture" In Morse Code 27 comments Apr 3, 2014

337. Will Living on Mars Drive Us Crazy? 37 comments Apr 4, 2014

338. Scientists Study the Strike Zone 14 comments Apr 2, 2014

339. Costco Dumps 25 Tons of Peanut Butter in Landfill 46 comments Mar 31, 2014

340. Soberphone May Help Recovering Alcoholics 3 comments Mar 29, 2014







341. Chemists Warn It's Dangerous to Pee in the Pool 29 comments Mar 27, 2014

342. Science Studies What Women Want on the Dance Floor 38 comments Mar 26, 2014

343. The Future of the Zero-Marginal-Cost Economy 63 comments Mar 23, 2014

344. #JennyAsks Ridiculed for Anti-Vaccine Views 30 comments Mar 22, 2014

345. NASA's 'Mr. Fix-it' Dies at 94 7 comments Mar 21, 2014

346. Vatican Hosts Conference On Alien Life in Universe 21 comments Mar 20, 2014

347. LA Sues Time Warner For Unpaid Franchise Fees 15 comments Mar 16, 2014

348. Most Americans Undaunted by Global Warming 15 comments Mar 15, 2014

349. America's Greatest Shrine to Pseudoscience 35 comments Mar 13, 2014

350. Man Gets 14 Years For 'Lasing' a Helicopter 55 comments Mar 11, 2014







351. No Evidence for 'Planet X', says NASA 27 comments Mar 10, 2014

352. Why So Few Clues on Missing Malaysia Flight 370? 35 comments Mar 10, 2014

353. Russia Can't Afford Another Cold War 74 comments Mar 9, 2014

354. Interstate Linking Vegas, Phoenix Faces Tough Go 38 comments Mar 8, 2014

355. SAT Test Gets Major Overhaul 14 comments Mar 7, 2014

356. Walmart Designs Futuristic Semi-Trailer Truck 26 comments Mar 6, 2014

357. Comcast to Turn Your Home into a Public Hot Spot 38 comments Mar 6, 2014

358. Astronaut Smart Shirt Gets Icy Test in Antarctic 8 comments Mar 6, 2014

359. The Secret to Getting a Job at Google 58 comments Mar 3, 2014

360. 'Machine to Be Another' Lets Users 'Swap' Bodies 24 comments Mar 3, 2014







361. Schneier Speculates on Apple's SSL Flaw 21 comments Mar 2, 2014

362. Mammogram Screenings Don't Reduce Cancer Deaths 24 comments Feb 25, 2014

363. DuckDuckGo Is Google's Tiniest Fiercest Competitor 83 comments Feb 20, 2014

364. Physicist Warns of Overselling Climate Change 65 comments Feb 20, 2014

365. South Korean Banks Punished for ID Theft 22 comments Feb 18, 2014









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About the Author

Hugh and Dr. S. J. Pickens

Hugh Pickens (Po-Hi '67) is a physicist who has explored for oil in the Amazon jungle, commissioned microwave communications systems across the empty quarter of Saudi Arabia, and built satellite control stations for Goddard Space Flight Center in Australia, Antarctica, Guam, and other locations around the world. Retired in 1999, Pickens and his wife of 33 years moved from Baltimore back to his hometown of Ponca City, Oklahoma in 2005 where he cultivates his square foot garden, mows five acres of lawn, writes about local history, photographs events at the Poncan Theatre, produces the annual Oklahoma Pride series with his wife at Ponca Playhouse, and recently sponsored the first formal dinner in the Marland Mansion in 75 years. Pickens is presently building a Museum of Turquoise Jewelry in Northern Oklahoma. Pickens can be contacted at hughpickens@gmail.com.

Pickens' Publishing

In 1996, Pickens edited and published My Life In Review: Have I Been Lucky of What?, the memoirs of Jack Crandall, professor of history at SUNY Brockport. Since 2001 Pickens has edited and published “Peace Corps Online,” serving over one million monthly pageviews. Pickens' other writing includes contributing over 2,000 stories to “Slashdot: News for Nerds,” and articles for Wikipedia, and “Ponca City, We Love You”. Pickens has written the following articles available on his wiki at Research and Ideas.

History, Biography, and Politics

Science and Technology

Business and Investing

Ponca City, Oklahoma

Art

Peace Corps Writing

Personal

Doctor Pickens Museum of Turquoise Jewelry and Art

Phillips 66

Conoco and Phillips 66 announced on November 18, 2001 that their boards of directors had unanimously approved a definitive agreement for a "merger of equals". The merged company, ConocoPhillips, became the third-largest integrated U.S. energy company based on market capitalization and oil and gas reserves and production. On November 11, 2011 ConocoPhillips announced that Phillips 66 would be the name of a new independent oil and gasoline refining and marketing firm, created as ConocoPhillips split into two companies. ConocoPhillips kept the current name of the company and concentrated on oil exploration and production side while Phillips 66 included refining, marketing, midstream, and chemical portions of the company. Photo: Hugh Pickens all rights reserved.

For nearly 100 years oil refining has provided the bedrock of Ponca City's local economy and shaped the character of our community. Today the Ponca City Refinery is the best run and most profitable of Phillips 66's fifteen worldwide refineries. The purpose of this collection of reports is to provide a comprehensive overview of Phillips 66's business that documents and explains the company's business strategy and execution of that strategy.

Safety, Environment, Legal


Corporate


Strategic and Financial


Business Segments


Stock Market


Reference

Refining Business Segment


Increasing Profitability in Refining Business Segment


Detailed Look at Ponca City Refinery


Other Phillips Refineries


Other Locations

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