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How Do Monster Black Holes Form? New Find May Provide 'Missing Link'
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Black holes are some of the strangest objects in the universe, and they typically fall into one of two size extremes: "small" ones that are dozens of times more massive than the sun and other "supermassive" black holes that are billions of times larger th (added: Aug 19, 2014 at 05:42 pm)

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There have been 5 — yes, 5! — monster hurricanes in the eastern Pacific this year
submitted by Robby in environment from CityTools members
Right now, swirling south of the Baja California peninsula, is a monster hurricane named Marie. Currently a Category 4 storm with 145 mile per hour maximum sustained winds, yesterday the storm was a full fledged Category 5, with 160 mile per hour winds. That makes Marie the first Category 5 in the Eastern Pac....(more) (added: Aug 25, 2014 at 04:42 pm)

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Monster-fighting kids star in photos against abuse
submitted by Robby in news and events from CityTools members
A photographer has tackled the issue of child abuse, using a series of creative pictures in which children fight back against monsters. (added: Aug 11, 2014 at 08:42 am)

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Surfer's monster ride puts big-wave spotlight on Europe
submitted by Gretchen Wright in action and alternative sports from CityTools members
When it comes to monstrous surf, Europe doesn't get much respect among surfers who ride big waves for a living. But that could soon change thanks to Benjamin Sanchis' recent taming of a bona fide monster beyond the Basque Country south of Hossegor, France. The ride (see video), at a break called Belhar....(more) (added: Feb 19, 2011 at 10:24 am)

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Kayakers snap photo of England’s version of the ‘Loch Ness Monster
submitted by Grace in tabloid news from CityTools members
Nothing puts a damper on a serene afternoon's kayaking like the sight of a primeval sea monster . That was the rude lesson for Tom Pickles and Sarah Harrington, who'd taken their watercraft out on the foggy waters of Lake Windermere, only to encounter what appeared to be "an enormous snake" sw....(more) (added: Feb 19, 2011 at 11:08 am)

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LSD Tripper Amputates, Flushes Monster-Containing Testicles
submitted by Robert Cauthorn in tabloid news from CityTools members
Arcata California has been seeing an outbreak of psychotic behavior, perhaps related to bad drugs... Now this... "On April 18, officers responded to a residence to assist the Arcata Mad River Ambulance with a 31-year-old male subject who had just castrated himself. Medical personnel and officers were unable to locate the subject’s testicles.....(more) (added: May 14, 2010 at 04:16 pm)

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Yours Truly, BP -- A musical tribute to BP's Monster in Chief, Tony Hayward
submitted by Micca in disasters from CityTools members
It's amazing to me that Hayward still has a job. Perhaps his next one will be washing dishes in an American prison.... (added: Jun 09, 2010 at 12:36 pm)

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'Monster' iceberg shedding hundreds of offshoots
submitted by Suzy in environment from CityTools members
An island-sized iceberg is breaking up as it drifts closer to Australia, producing hundreds of smaller slabs spread over a massive area of ocean, experts said Monday. The 140-square-kilometre (54-square-mile) block of ice, known as B17B, was seen some 1,700 kilometres (1,054 miles) south-southwest of Australia's western coast on December 9, pro....(more) (added: Dec 15, 2009 at 12:37 am)

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British terror suspect in Kenya no 'monster': lawyer
submitted by Robby in news and events from CityTools members
A British terrorism suspect in Kenya is no " monster " and has been falsely linked with a fugitive jihadist from the UK dubbed the "White Widow", his lawyer told a court on Thursday. Suspected militant Jermaine Grant, accused of plotting bomb attacks and having ties to Somalia's Al-Qaeda....(more) (added: Aug 21, 2014 at 03:42 pm)

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DealBook: Coke to Buy Stake in Monster Beverage for $2.15 Billion
submitted by Robby in general business from CityTools members
Access to the fast-growing market for the highly caffeinated beverages would help Coca-Cola offset the slowing growth of soda sales and connect with a younger generation. (added: Aug 14, 2014 at 05:42 pm)



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