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Dramatic photos from space of oil spill in Gulf

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An estimated 42,000 gallons of oil per day were leaking from an oil well in the Gulf of Mexico in late April, following an explosion at an offshore drilling rig on April 20, 2010. The rig eventually capsized and sank. These images of the affected area were captured on April 25 by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aquasatellite (top, wider view) and the Advanced Land Imager on NASA’s Earth Observing-1 (EO-1) satellite (bottom, close up). In the top image, the Mississippi…

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DMB’s Big Whiskey leaks, sort of

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In a leak that could only happen in the Dave Matthews Band community, Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King leaked. Sort of. And in Puerto Rico. A fan on vacation in Puerto Rico got a chance to hear a portion of the album in a Starbucks of all places. He produced a dicey recording of Lying In The Hands of God that seemingly confirmed that, yes indeed, Starbucks had a copy of the album. Naturally, every Starbucks in the free…

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