In the early 1960s many considered the Blues passé and turned to more "mod" music styles. Then along came the two-pronged attack of British bands like The Rolling Stones, The Animals and John Mayall teamed with two mostly white Chicago bands; The Paul Butterfield Blues Band and The Siegel-Schwall Band.
Irregular patterns are an indication of disease rather than environmental factors.
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When things go wrong with plants there are steps to get to the root of the problem. Systematic sleuthing considers all of the possibilities when identifying the source of the cause behind a sick plant.
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Life as a gay man in the U.S. has changed in the past decade — the law and cultural attitudes toward homosexuality have shifted. And those greater social and legal freedoms have also changed how some gay men choose to express their masculinity — and their femininity.
Flaring – the practice of burning natural gas, often when it's produced as a byproduct of oil drilling – has come under scrutiny in recent years. In part this is because new oil plays are resulting in a lot of gas being flared off.
A new map released by the group SkyTruth uses U.S. satellite data to show flaring in the United States You can see flaring between March and August 2014, and zoom in and out to see flaring in specific locations.