After Kenyan University Students Mistook Explosions for a Terrorist Attack, Nearly 150 People Injured, 1 Dead in Stampede

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One student was killed and 141 injured Sunday in a stampede at a university in the Kenyan capital after students mistook a series of accidental explosions for a terrorist attack, a university official said.

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Beneath the tar sands is even dirtier oil, and industry is salivating over it

Grist

The price of crude oil has slumped to its lowest point in six years, and that has sent some major oil companies scrambling to get out of expensive tar-sands projects in Alberta, Canada. Shell has pulled out of one of its largest lease applications, and Petrochina is attempting to get rid of its tar-sands assets. Environmentalists have watched the slowdown with great hope.

Yet at the same time, some of those very same companies are positioning themselves to tap into an even more dirty and expensive kind of oil in Alberta: bitumen carbonates.

The little-known bitumen carbonates are a far more difficult-to-mine, more unconventional form of the molasses-like bitumen that’s already being extracted from the tar sands. In Alberta, the carbonates are in a deposit called the Grosmont formation, and most of it is underneath the tar sands themselves. The bitumen soaking the surface-level tar sands was once…

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Trust Travel – Queen of the South

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Our final away day of what has been a remarkable season is a trip to Dumfries and Palmerston Park, home of Queen of the South.

We will be running a fans bus to this match, and if you’d like to book, now’s your chance!

To book, leave a comment on this post, or call Tommy Hughes on 07710 771341.

You can also pick up your awards bash tickets from Denise when travelling on the bus. Cost is just £5 per person.

£8 for members, £11 for non-members, departure time 12:00pm. Dressing up is optional!!

See you there? Hope so. #supportoursons

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Why I Moved To Adobe Creative Cloud

Tiana Feng

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For the first time in 10 years, I bought a legitimate and updated copy of Adobe Photoshop. In the past, I’ve always had either versions that came with cameras or less than reliable versions I’ve downloaded from the internet. I decided to subscribe to the photography package that includes Adobe Photshop CC and Lightroom 5 for $10/month.

Even though people criticized Adobe’s move to the Cloud I found many advantages:

$10 month is affordable. In the past, each iteration of Photoshop would cost like $500. Even previous copies of Lightroom costed around $200 on it’s own. At $10 a month, this would only be $120 year. I feel that the only people who complain about this pricing are people who’ve probably never bought it in the past.

It will always be the most updated copy. For $120 year you can always have the most updated version instead of forking…

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