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The trailer for Steven King's IT is out..

Looks so scary! I read that book in less that 48hrs when it came out. Same for Tommyknockers

Beijing shuts last coal power plant in switch to natural gas

Source: Phys.org

The shuttering of the Huaneng Beijing Thermal Power Plant comes on the heels of China's annual legislative sessions, where Premier Li Keqiang promised to "make our skies blue again" in his state-of-the-nation speech.

According to Xinhua, Beijing has become the country's first city to have all its power plants fuelled by natural gas, an objective laid out in 2013 in the capital's five-year clean air action plan.

The Huangneng plant is the fourth to be closed and replaced by gas thermal power centres between 2013 and 2017, cutting nearly 10 million tonnes in coal emissions annually.

Since last Wednesday' closing of the National People's Congress, the annual meeting of China's rubber-stamp parliament, PM2.5 (harmful particulate) levels have remained between 200 and 330 micrograms per cubic metrewell above the World Health Organization's recommended maximum average exposure of 25 micrograms per cubic metre in a 24-hour period

Read more: https://phys.org/news/2017-03-beijing-coal-power-natural-gas.amp

This clip is very on topic.

I changed the link as this one is more neutral and has more info. I expect more news sites to pick this up. Hopefully.

Live Feed: President Trump and Chancellor Merkel Hold a Joint Press Conference

Oh Snap! Did McDonald's really tweet this about Trump!?!


Yahoos New Male CEO Will Get Twice Marissa Mayers Salary

Source: NBC

The guy hired to run what's left of Yahoo after it imploded under Marissa Mayer will get twice her salary, according to a new filing.

The company named board member Thomas McInerney, 52, as the head of its new spinoff company, Altaba. McInerney, former CFO at IAC media company - which owns brands such as Tinder, OKCupid, and the Princeton Review - is to get a $2 million base pay, the company announced in an SEC filing Monday.

Mayer isn't going entirely gently into the good night, she'll get a $23 million golden parachute, as well as around $57 million in stock options.

Read more: http://www.nbcnews.com/tech/internet/yahoo-s-new-male-ceo-will-get-twice-marissa-mayer-n733231?cid=sm_npd_nn_tw_ma

I wish I could say I'm surprised but I'm not.

BREAKING: 'Man armed with axe goes on rampage' in Dusseldorf train station

Source: Express

Anti-terror police have cordoned off the station in Germany.

It is thought several people have been injured.

Read more: http://www.express.co.uk/news/world/777274/dusseldorf-terror-man-axe-rampage-people-injured-train-station-germany

Comedian Dave Chappelle addresses Village of Yellow Springs council meeting

Even when serious he's funny.

About the Wikileaks CIA hack

Just a precaution but I'd be very careful of what you download or look at in "vault 7" you might end up on a list or get a knock at the door.

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