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The Great Himalayan Garbage Patch

The Guardian newspaper reported in 2011 that the Himalayas are in danger of becoming a giant garbage dump. (http://www.theguardian.com/environment/blog/2011/sep/12/himalayas-waste)   Himalayan trekking is a sport for elite mountain climbers and thrill seekers from all over the world. Despite being some of the most environmentally conscious demographic groups, mountain climbers leave ...

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Omega Pointing

Omega Pointing… The 2015 Oscar season honored the heroic but tragic life of Alan Turing who is the acknowledged father of computer science. This year Turing’s handwritten notebook auctioned at Bonham’s for over a $1 million. Forty years ago the ENIGMA code-breaker committed suicide after the inhuman punishment meted out ...

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