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Soldiers spend Christmas in France in 1917 - Albany Times Union

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 21:30

Soldiers spend Christmas in France in 1917
Albany Times Union
The kids received dolls, horns and balloons, recalled Lt. Hugh S. Thompson in his book "Trench Knives and Mustard Gas." While that Christmas was a good one for most Rainbow Division soldiers, the next week went down in the division's memory as "The ...

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My Ridiculous Quest to Find the Perfect Bong Water - VICE - VICE

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 00:05

VICE

My Ridiculous Quest to Find the Perfect Bong Water - VICE
VICE
Filling one's bong with a liquid other than water is a far-from-novel idea. The annals of early internet forums are rife with comments by intrepid young stoners positing questions and anecdotes on the pros and cons of using various H2O alternatives in ...

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A century old Christmas - Press & Sun-Bulletin

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 18:33

Press & Sun-Bulletin

A century old Christmas
Press & Sun-Bulletin
The horrors and realities of war were flooding the minds of the citizens as the bodies of the fallen were returned to be buried or the injured – many by mustard gas – were brought home to rehabilitate. What Christmas spirit could there be at that time ...

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UNPO & CWHP Strongly Condemn Laotian Military's Artillery Shelling of Hmong Refuges - UNPO

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 16:53

UNPO

UNPO & CWHP Strongly Condemn Laotian Military's Artillery Shelling of Hmong Refuges
UNPO
A few days later, members of his community suffered from dizziness, nausea, shortness of breath and vomiting – all symptoms that typically occur after exposure to mustard gas. UNPO and CWHP strongly condemn the ongoing violence and human rights ...

In 1917, 42nd Division Guard Soldiers celebrated Christmas, then faced "Valley Forge Hike" - United States Army (press release)

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 16:25

United States Army (press release)

In 1917, 42nd Division Guard Soldiers celebrated Christmas, then faced "Valley Forge Hike"
United States Army (press release)
The kids received dolls, horns and balloons, recalled Lt. Hugh S. Thompson in his book "Trench Knives and Mustard Gas." The 168th didn't eat as well as the 165th on Christmas day, according to Thompson. "Scrawny turkeys and a few nuts were added to the ...

'Chinese burn? We just say burn': comics on joking about race and immigration - The Guardian

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 07:00

The Guardian

'Chinese burn? We just say burn': comics on joking about race and immigration
The Guardian
My dad had mustard gas poisoning from fighting in battle and, at the time, in 1990, the British government was taking political refugees. So, when I was six months old, we ended up being flown to Gatwick – a whole plane full of Iraqi Kurds – and ...

'Islamic State' is fighting with weapons made in the EU: study - Deutsche Welle

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 18:44

Deutsche Welle

'Islamic State' is fighting with weapons made in the EU: study
Deutsche Welle
CIA chief says 'Islamic State' capable of making chemical weapons. CIA Director John Brennan has said IS has used chemical weapons on multiple occasions. Now the spy agency head has said the group also has the ability to make small amounts of chlorine ...

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In 1917, 42nd Division Guard Soldiers celebrated Christmas, then faced “Valley Forge Hike” - DVIDS (press release)

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 15:27

DVIDS (press release)

In 1917, 42nd Division Guard Soldiers celebrated Christmas, then faced “Valley Forge Hike”
DVIDS (press release)
The kids received dolls, horns and balloons, recalled Lt. Hugh S. Thompson in his 1934 memoir “Trench Knives and Mustard Gas.” The 168th didn't eat as well as the 165th on Christmas day, according to Thompson. “Scrawny turkeys and a few nuts were added ...

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LIVE: breaking news, traffic, travel and weather in Lincolnshire for Thursday, December 14 - LincolnshireLive

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 07:37

LincolnshireLive

LIVE: breaking news, traffic, travel and weather in Lincolnshire for Thursday, December 14
LincolnshireLive
“Once the results are received, we will arrange to meet with the owners of the land in the vicinity of the mustard gas find. “The Ministry Of Defence is expected to commence survey work on the wider site shortly to search for any further spent ordnance ...

Case Western Reserve researchers receive National Institutes of Health funding to study autism, responses to ... - Crain's Cleveland Business

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 20:28

Case Western Reserve researchers receive National Institutes of Health funding to study autism, responses to ...
Crain's Cleveland Business
Additionally, the university announced that Kurt Lu, an assistant professor of dermatology at the Case Western Reserve School of Medicine, had received a five-year, $3.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. Lu will study how to expand ...

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Wooers - New York Times

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 03:00

New York Times

Wooers
New York Times
1A: A debut entry from a debut constructor here, GAS BOMB wasn't hard to figure out from the crosses but was not a term I was familiar with. Mustard gas in World War I counts, but these days it seems the term mainly applies to an incendiary mole ...

Soylent CEO steps down, new leader named for controversial meal-replacement startup - The Mercury News

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 19:00

The Mercury News

Soylent CEO steps down, new leader named for controversial meal-replacement startup
The Mercury News
... degree in communications and journalism, includes many years with food and beverage companies, including Mars and Pabst Brewing Company. At Soylent, one of Crowley's tasks will no doubt be repairing Soylent's reputation, after reports that its food ...

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Event review: Keep Calm And Carry On, by Parabolic Theatre - The Croydon Citizen

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 17:00

The Croydon Citizen

Event review: Keep Calm And Carry On, by Parabolic Theatre
The Croydon Citizen
Use mustard gas? Evacuate the capital? If anything, they were even more delighted. One son immediately stood for prime minister and made a confident speech to the house, revealing himself to be a hawkish hardliner willing to take some pretty brutal ...

A good fight: Cancer 'like a moss' and a young Lafayette girl's journey through it - Boulder Daily Camera

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 13:55

A good fight: Cancer 'like a moss' and a young Lafayette girl's journey through it
Boulder Daily Camera
Developed from mustard gas during World War II, chemotherapy is still the dominant form of cancer treatment. Chemo works by killing cells; because cancer cells replicate faster, they are more vulnerable to the drugs. The destruction of normal cells ...

Defence minister criticises US over chemical weapons removal ... - Khmer Times

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 22:34

Khmer Times

Defence minister criticises US over chemical weapons removal ...
Khmer Times
Many chemical bombs have been discovered in Cambodia over the past few months. KT/ Mai Vireak. Defence Minister Tea Banh has criticised the US government again for ignoring Cambodia's plight in removing chemical bombs and unexploded ordnances dropped ...

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Studying gas mask filters so people can breathe easier - Infosurhoy

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 17:06

Infosurhoy

Studying gas mask filters so people can breathe easier
Infosurhoy
The researchers pointed out that studying how metal oxides interact with small organophosphates could be relevant beyond the gas masks used by the military and emergency responders. The work they are doing could have applications in sensing ...

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Aerojet ordered to conduct contamination study - Chino Champion

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 16:12

Aerojet ordered to conduct contamination study
Chino Champion
In the 1960s and 1970s, Aerojet conducted research and development of munitions involving chemicals related to mustard gas as well as organic compounds originally developed as nerve gas. Robert Romero, hazardous substances engineer for the DTSC, said ...

Congress probes new office within DHS to counter diverse threat of weapons of mass destruction - Homeland Preparedness News

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 18:59

Congress probes new office within DHS to counter diverse threat of weapons of mass destruction
Homeland Preparedness News
Donovan mentioned several chemical attacks that indicated an increased level of concern, including reports of ISIS using mustard gas in Syria as well as the use of Sarin and chlorine gas by the Syrian government. He also cited a plot to release ...

Christopher Cantwell Released on Bond - NBC29 WVIR ... - NBC 29 News

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 16:02

NBC 29 News

Christopher Cantwell Released on Bond - NBC29 WVIR ...
NBC 29 News
A New Hampshire man charged in connection to the Tiki torch-lit rally is no longer behind bars. Christopher C. Cantwell is out on a $25000 bond with home-electric monitoring.

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Studying gas mask filters so people can breathe easier - Phys.org - Phys.Org

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 13:13

Phys.Org

Studying gas mask filters so people can breathe easier - Phys.org
Phys.Org
In research that could lead to better gas mask filters, scientists at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have been putting the X-ray spotlight on composite materials in respirators ...

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