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In the past decade, fracking caused nearly 2 spills a day in just these 4 states.

Researchers call for better reporting by oil and gas companies.Aworker uses hand signals to communicate with a co-worker over the sound of massive pumps at an Encana Oil & Gas Inc. hydraulic fracturing and extraction site, outside Rifle, in western Colorado. CREDIT: AP Photo/Brennan LinsleyColorado, Pennsylvania, New ...

- ThinkProgress - US

Origin of spooky meteor noises reappraised by researchers.

Albuquerque NM Feb 22, 2017 When a meteor is about to conk your neighborhood and gives fair warning by emitting sizzling, rustling and hissing sounds as it descends, you might think that the universe is being sporting. But these auditory warnings, which do occur, seem contrary to the laws of physics if they are caused by ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

This ancient society passed power down from woman to woman.

The evidence lies in a Chaco Canyon crypt flickr user John Fowler Remnants of the Chaco Canyon great houses are preserved today in Chaco Culture National Historic Park. In a colossal 650-room structure built over a millennia ago in present-day New Mexico, women ruled. This stone structure—dubbed Pue...

- The Raw Story - US

Why scientists say a matrilineal elite ruled New Mexico's Pueblo Bonito.

DNA testing has yielded new findings about the organization of Chaco society, which had its peak between 800 A.D. and 1100 A.D.

- Christian Science Monitor - US

Woman does cartwheels during her sobriety test, gets arrested anyway.

When Albuquerque police found Bryelle Marshall, 23, asleep behind the wheel of her parked car after reports of reckless driving, they decided to administer a field sobriety test. But instead of counting backwards from 100 or bending and touching her nose, Marshall decided to do her own demonstration of sobriety: cartwheels. ...

- The Week - US

Shia LaBeouf's anti-Trump exhibit will stay put at New Mexico theater despite vandalism.

It didn't take long before Shia LaBeauf's anti-Trump art installation He Will Not Divide Us,' was vandalized at its new locale at the El Rey Theater in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

- FOX News - US

Moms Rule! Excavation at Chaco Canyon Reveals Maternal Lineage.

Hundreds of years before Christopher Columbus landed in the New World, a complex society in what is now New Mexico passed down power through its maternal line, a new study finds.

- Livescience.com - US

In Ancient Chacoan Society, Women Ruled.

Before they disappeared in 1130, the Chacoans of New Mexico were a society on par with the Mayans. Without a writing system to speak of, they maintained complex trade partnerships with nearby populations. They lived in sprawling, complex stone mini-cities called "great houses"—the largest of which, Pueblo Bonito in Chaco ...

- Discover - US

Study finds 6,600 fracking spills in four states over 10 years.

Brooks HaysFeb. 21 -- Between 2005 and 2014, fracking wells in Colorado, New Mexico, North Dakota and Pennsylvania produced 6,648 spills.

- UPI - US

Radiocarbon dating and DNA show ancient Puebloan leadership in the maternal line.

Discovering who was a leader, or even if leaders existed, from the ruins of archaeological sites is difficult, but now a team of archaeologists and biological anthropologists, using a powerful combination of radiocarbon dating and ancient DNA, have shown that a matrilineal dynasty likely ruled Pueblo Bonito in New Mexico ...

- PhysOrg - NL

IDEX 2017: TACMS undergoes further testing.

Lockheed Martin has conducted a further test firing of a modernised Tactical Missile System . The early February tests were undertaken at the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico, and saw the missile fired from the High-Mobility Artillery Rocket System and strike its target at a

- Jane’s - US

Shia LaBeouf moves anti-Trump performance piece to New Mexico

Wade SheridanFeb. 20 -- Shia LaBeouf has announced that his anti-Trump performance art piece, He Will Not Divide Us, is moving from New York City to Albuquerque.

- UPI - US

Shia LaBeouf's Latest Mental Breakdown - Er, 'Art Installation' - Moves to New Mexico

- TruthRevolt.org - US

Fourth round of bomb threats hits Jewish Community Centers across the country

The threats are now almost weekly.CREDIT: AP /David ZalubowskiIn what is becoming an almost weekly occurrence, a fourth wave of bomb threats appears to have been made against Jewish Community Centers across the country, forcing evacuations.According to various reports and independent ThinkProgress reporting, Jewish ...

- ThinkProgress - US

Moth gift: Winner of an eBay auction thanks his mother by naming a new species after her

Winner of an eBay auction Steve Mix received the opportunity to pick the name for a new species of satiny-white winged moth collected from the white gypsum dunes of the White Sands National Monument, New Mexico. A fan of butterflies and moths himself, he chose to honor his supportive and encouraging mother Delinda Mix, so ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Shia LaBeouf's anti-Trump project is back, in a new location

After being shut down in N.Y., the installation is up and running in N.M.

- USA TODAY - US

Shia LaBeouf Moves Anti-Trump Art Exhibit to Albuquerque

Shia LaBeouf has taken his anti-Donald Trump art exhibit to New Mexico after its original venue, New York City's Museum of the Moving Image, shut down the project earlier this month.

- Breitbart - US

Shia LaBeouf brings anti-Trump project to New Mexico

Actor Shia LaBeouf has brought his anti-Trump performance-art piece to New Mexico on Saturday.

- FOX News - US

Shia LaBeouf, Luke Turner & Nastja Säde Rönkkö's Anti-Trump Project Goes West

Shia LaBeouf, Luke Turner and Nastja Säde Rönkkö, creators of the anti-Donald Trump "He Will Not Divide Us" street art exhibition, have moved their project west after it was shut down by New York's Museum of the Moving Image earlier this month. In a joint statement posted on LaBeouf's website, the trio called out the ...

- Deadline.com - US

Actor Shia LaBeouf brings anti-Trump piece to New Mexico

Actor Shia LaBeouf has brought a performance-art piece against President Donald Trump to New Mexico's largest city. The Albuquerque Journal reports that LaBeouf, along with two other artists, brought … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Actor Shia LaBeouf brings anti-Trump piece to New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. " Actor Shia LaBeouf has brought a performance-art piece against President Donald Trump to New Mexico's largest city.The Albuquerque Journal reports that LaBeouf, along with two other...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Actor Shia LaBeouf brings anti-Trump piece to New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Actor Shia LaBeouf has brought a performance-art piece against President Donald Trump to New Mexico's largest city.The...

- Townhall.com - US

Shia LaBeouf's Anti-Trump Live Stream Relocated

Shia LaBeouf and his artistic collaborators Nastja Säde Rönkkö and Luke Turner released a statement Saturday that announced that their planned four-year-long live stream has been relocated from New York to Albuquerque, N.M. The strongly-worded announcement disparaged the Museum of the Moving Image, where the ...

- Variety - US

Shia LaBeouf's anti-Trump livestream is reborn in New Mexico

Shia LaBeouf's anti-Trump livestreaming art piece in New York City was ignominiously shut down just a few weeks into its planned 4-year run, but it's getting a revival... albeit nowhere near its original home. LaBeouf and his artist partners have re...

- Engadget - US

I took the Dalai Lama to a ski resort and he told me the meaning of life

By Crimson-Hearted Phoenix on FlickrIn the mid ’80s, I was living in Santa Fe, N.M., making a shabby living writing magazine articles, when a peculiar assignment came my way. I had become friendly with a group of Tibetan exiles who lived in a compound on Canyon Road, where they ran a business selling Tibetan rugs, ...

- Business Insider - US

Feds: Mexican gray wolves see increase in wild population

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — There are now more Mexican gray wolves roaming the American Southwest than at any time since the federal government began trying to reintroduce the predators nearly two decades ago.

- Billings Gazette - US

#AM_Equality Tipsheet: February 17, 2017

NEW MEXICO SENATE PASSES LEGISLATION TO PROTECT LGBTQ YOUTH FROM SO-CALLED “CONVERSION THERAPY”: Yesterday, HRC hailed the New Mexico Senate’s vote to pass SB 121, legislation that would protect LGBTQ youth in the state from the dangerous and abusive practice of “conversion therapy.” “No ...

- Human Rights Campaign - US

Mexican gray wolf population bounces back in Southwest

Mexican gray wolves rebounded from a deadly 2015 to reach a population of 113 in Arizona and New Mexico last year, the most since the species returned to the wild almost 20 years ago, biologists say.         

- USA TODAY - US

Moths found to produce their own antioxidants from carbohydrates

—A team of researchers with members from the University of Arizona and New Mexico State University has discovered how a species of moth is able to repair oxidative muscle damage without consuming antioxidants. In their paper published in the journal Science, the team describes their study of the hawkmoth and how they ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Trump administration weighs mobilizing National Guard for immigration roundups, according to draft memo

Getty Images/Joe RaedleThe Trump administration is considering a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants, including millions living nowhere near the Mexico border, according to a draft memo obtained by The Associated Press. The 11-page document calls for the ...

- Business Insider - US

Thailand still mourning its beloved King Bhumibol

He was the world's richest monarch – wealthier than Britain's Queen Elizabeth II - and the longest-serving, spending 70 years on the throne. Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died four months ago aged 88, was respected and worshipped by his people. His death plunged Thailand into uncertainty and an unprecedented ...

- France24 - FR

N.M. Senate Passes Legislation to Protect LGBTQ Youth From Abusive Practice of Conversion Therapy

HRC and Equality New Mexico hailed a vote by the New Mexico Senate passing SB 121, legislation that would protect LGBTQ youth in the state from the dangerous and abusive practice of “conversion therapy.” “No child should ever be subjected to the incredibly dangerous practice of so-called conversion ...

- Human Rights Campaign - US

Albuquerque students urged to skip 'Day Without Immigrants'

The state's largest school district is urging immigrant families to send children to school despite the national "Day Without Immigrants" protest.

- FOX News - US

​Bill to Protect LGBTQ Youth from “Conversion Therapy” Moves Through New Mexico Senate Committee

Last night, the New Mexico Senate Judiciary Committee passed SB 121, which would protect youth from the discredited and dangerous practice of so-called “conversion therapy.” The bill now moves to the senate floor. “Conversion therapy,” sometimes referred to as “sexual orientation change ...

- Human Rights Campaign - US

Housing Costs, Zoning, and Access to High-Scoring Schools: Metropolitan Profiles

Click on any link in the table below for detailed statistics on your metropolitan area Return to main page » Akron, OH Dallas, TX Madison, WI Raleigh, NC Albany, NY Dayton, OH McAllen, TX Richmond, VA Albuquerque, NM Denver, CO Memphis, TN Riverside, CA Allentown, PA Des Moines, IA Miami, FL Rochester, NY Atlanta, GA ...

- Brookings - US

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