Google jet fleet loses a Pentagon fuel perk

Google Inc. founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin may have to dig deeper to operate their fleet of private jets, after the U.S. Department of Defense ended a little-known arrangement that for years allowed the tech billionaires to travel on sharply discounted jet fuel bought from the Pentagon. Google jet fleet loses a Pentagon fuel […]

‘Rivers On Rolaids’: How Acid Rain Is Changing Waterways : NPR

The chemistry of dozens of streams and rivers across the U.S. is changing. Waters are becoming more alkaline — the opposite of acidic. And the reason is counterintuitive — researchers believe that acid rain is to blame. ‘Rivers On Rolaids’: How Acid Rain Is Changing Waterways : NPR

Feds Stalked Airline Passenger Lists to Catch Manning’s Friend, Documents Show | Threat Level | Wired.com

Federal agents entered the name of a friend of Chelsea Manning into a government watchlist database and waited months for him to leave the country for vacation just so they could nab him when he returned to seize his digital devices, according to documents released this week in a lawsuit. Feds Stalked Airline Passenger Lists […]