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July 2016

Aging workforce putting strain on skilled manufacturing workers


Even though presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are promising to bring good-paying jobs back to America, neither candidate is mentioning the substantial lack of skilled workers in this country needed to replace aging baby-boomers.

Source: Aging workforce putting strain on skilled manufacturing workers

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Aussie athletes robbed during fire evacuation at Olympic village


How much more could possibly go wrong for Australia’s Olympic athletes? How about adding a robbery while the team was evacuated from their building because of a fire in the basement.

Source: Aussie athletes robbed during fire evacuation at Olympic village

Strange purple orb found on sea floor – No, it’s not a disco ball


“Have a look at that dark purple blob on the left, there.” With these words, scientists aboard the Exploration Vessel Nautilus may have began a new page on the discovery of unknown species while exploring the ocean’s floor off the coast of California.

Source: Strange purple orb found on sea floor – No, it’s not a disco ball

Court: N.C. Racially discriminatory Voter ID law struck down


North Carolina’s 2013 voter ID law was struck down on appeal for being passed with “racially discriminatory intent,” on Friday. At the same time, in Wisconsin, a similar ruling was handed down in U.S. District Court.

Source: Court: N.C. Racially discriminatory Voter ID law struck down

Video of methane bubbles an Internet hit and a serious warning


Something strange is happening on Bely Island in the Kara Sea. Fifteen large bubbles have been found in the melting permafrost, and when someone steps on one, it will tremble, sort of like a water-bed.

Source: Video of methane bubbles an Internet hit and a serious warning

It’s official – U.S. mosquitoes now spreading Zika virus


On Friday afternoon, Florida health officials confirmed that four individuals in Miami-Dade and Broward counties have been infected with the Zika virus by local mosquitoes.

Source: It’s official – U.S. mosquitoes now spreading Zika virus

Siberian heatwave releases anthrax bacillus frozen for decades


Thirteen members of a community in western Siberia have been hospitalized amid an outbreak of anthrax, reports the governor’s office of the Yamalo-Nenets autonomous region. Over 1,599 reindeer have died from the disease since last Sunday.

Source: Siberian heatwave releases anthrax bacillus frozen for decades

Rio health experts warn athletes: Keep mouth closed in the water


Athletes taking part in the marathon swimming, sailing and windsurfing events next month at the Rio Summer Olympic Games have been warned by health officials to keep their mouths closed when in the water.

Source: Rio health experts warn athletes: Keep mouth closed in the water

North America has one wolf species left, the others are hybrids


The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) recognizes three wolf species in North America, the gray wolf, the red wolf, and the Eastern wolf. But it turns out that two of the species are not true wolves at all, but hybrids.

Source: North America has one wolf species left, the others are hybrids

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