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An eclectic mix of articles about our world and the universe we live in, with some political commentary
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US National Archives Plans to Upload All Holdings to Wikimedia Commons

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News and notes US National Archives enshrines Wikipedia in Open Government Plan, plans to upload all holdings to Commons The US National Archives and Record Administration (NARA) have committed to engaging with Wikimedia projects in their newest Open Government Plan. The biannual effort is a roadmap for how the agency will accomplish its goals in the digital age.

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Excellent news for scholars, writers, genealogists, and anyone else with an interest in historical US documents.

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Nasa-funded study: industrial civilisation headed for 'irreversible collapse'?

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Nafeez Ahmed: Natural and social scientists develop new model of how 'perfect storm' of crises could unravel global system
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From the article: "Modelling a range of different scenarios, Motesharri and his colleagues conclude that under conditions 'closely reflecting the reality of the world today... we find that collapse is difficult to avoid.'"

 

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