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True Patriot A statue of former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. His disclosures have fueled debates over mass surveillance, government secrecy, and the balance between national security and information privacy.

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from The Huffington Post

Nothing Is Holding These Rocks In Place

Michael Grab's "Gravity Glue" series might put Michael Heizer's "Levitated Mass" to shame. What's the trick, you ask?

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from PBS NewsHour

Painter captures the data of climate change in 7 stunning watercolors

Decrease in Glacier Mass Balance uses measurements from 1980-2014 of the average mass balance for a group of North Cascade, WA glaciers. Mass balance is the annual budget for the glaciers: total snow accumulation minus total snow ablation. Not only are mass balances consistently negative, they are also continually decreasing. Art and caption by Jill Pelto

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from The Gundam Wiki

Active Mass Balance Auto-Control

The Active Mass Balance Auto-Control (AMBAC) is a fundamental technology that allows for thruster-less maneuvering in the zero-G environment of space by mobile suits by means of precise movement control of their limbs. AMBAC works by leveraging Isaac Newton's Third Law of Motion (When there's an action there is an equal and opposite reaction) with regard to inertia to effect changes in direction. For example, if we place a person in a micro-gravity environment where friction is negligible...

from HODINKEE

Introducing: The Vacheron Constantin Historiques "Cornes de Vache 1955," A Stunning Hand-Wound Chronograph Launching At Watches And Wonders

At SIHH 2015 Vacheron Constantin launched its new Harmony Collection and one of the big favorites amongst enthusiasts was the Harmony Chronograph Small Model, which houses the much-loved column wheel, hand-wound chronograph caliber 1142 (based on the Lemania 2310, but updated by Vacheron with a number of upgrades and improvements – including a free-sprung adjustable mass balance, higher frequency, and an engraved balance cock, among other things, as well as the level of meticulous…

GCC Oil & Gas Pipeline Leak Detection Market (2016-2022) Market Forecast by Technologies (Acoustic / Negative Pressure Wave, Extended Real-Time Transient Model (E-RTTM), Mass Balance + PPA and Fiber Optic Cable), Applications (Onshore and Offshore) and Countries (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain)

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The accumulated monthly total mass balance of the Greenland ice sheet measured from satellites, relative to June 2006 (dotted line). This curve ends in April 2015 at the end of the accumulation season. Source: Barletta et al. 2013. http://www.carbonbrief.org/media/434864/greenland-time-vs-mass.png