A young Pittsburgh bard travels back to the New York birth of rap with DJ Kool Herc and rattles off encyclopedic knowledge through dynamic, interwoven narratives of the ’70s and early ’80s. The feat is backed by era appropriate art on pages yellowed with nostalgia. “Marble Season” sometimes feels like one long, seamless shot of budding love, brimming violence and suddenly struck friendships.
Migrating animals, like shorebirds, are in jeopardy as their ranges cover vast swaths of land. A 2015 study published in the journal Science from researchers at the University of Queensland in Australia reported that just 9 percent of 1,451 migratory bird species had access to protected areas for all the stages of their annual cycle. In California, in particular, says Reynolds, 90 percent of the original 3.95 million acres (1.59 million hectares) of wetland habitat has been lost to agriculture and urban development..
That Goodell is an unduly vain commissioner, and a self serving one with his eye on some further prize, has always been obvious. That he obfuscates and evades on tough issues unless they are convenient for him, that his convictions are highly selective and so is his enforcement, has never been more apparent. On Monday morning, with the surfacing of that video, Goodell’s nature became totally clear.
Marijuana increases the risk of a crash about as much as texting while driving, nowhere near the risk of driving drunk. We don’t completely ban alcohol or cell phones because of DUI or distracted driving, and there’s no reason to continuing doing so for marijuana. Also attempted to tie marijuana legalization to domestic abuse, with a speaker at their launch event citing the “thousands” of alcohol related violence cases he saw in his career as a judge and pointing to the Ray Rice scandal as evidence of the harms of legal drugs.
Whose ads? Democratic candidate Ray Bourhis and Republican candidate Tom Skornia. Bourhis has two 30 second commercials that implore voters not to elect an insurance commissioner who doesn’t know anything about insurance and portray Bourhis as someone who does know insurance. John Garamendi, the newest candidate.
This is a 300 mm BM 30 Smerch rocket engine, probably of the cluster type rocket. Once it has dropped it payload, or not (duds are a thing), the engine will impact somewhere along the trajectory. Thing is, if it has “gone off”, and deployed it payload, then it is nothing more than just a giant hollow tube..