Computer Attack Shuts Down US Oil Pipeline

Alpharetta, Georgia —(Map) A computer attack has forced one of the largest oil pipelines in the United States to shut down. Colonial Pipeline, which provides 45% of the gasoline and other fuels used by the US East Coast, shut down on Friday following the attack. Colonial Pipeline’s system has 5,500 miles (8,800 kilometers) of…
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Brett Herron | Touching the DA on its privileged studio

South Africans are justifiably cynical about the integrity of politicians. Far too many of them are career public representatives, unskilled in any profession or trade, unschooled in honesty, who approach politics like a game of snakes and ladders, simply competing to get to the top where the fat salaries are.It is a game in which cheating and…
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New Kids’ and YA Books: Week of May 10, 2021

Here we round up new and forthcoming children’s titles including a felt picture book, a novel about teen musicians, the story of a family portrait, a book about a clever mouse, and many more.Teaflet & Roog Make a Mess by Jeanne Birdsall, illus. by Jane Dyer. Knopf, $16.99; ISBN 978-0-593-17911-6. In a “higgledy-piggledy house”…
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Scientists Say: Periodic table

This is a chart of the chemical elements arranged by their properties Periodic table (noun, “peer-ee-AHH-dik TAY-bul”) This is a chart that shows all the known chemical elements. The table is made up of over a hundred squares. Each square represents…
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