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Now You Can Help Search For Missing Seattle Hiker Samantha Sayers

Steve Monchak, owner of PNW Dronetography in Darrington, Washington, is utilizing a The challenge, until very recently, was meeting enough workforce to scour thousands of images that could comprise evidences to the whereabouts of the 28 -year-old woman, who was last seen on Vesper Peak in Snohomish County on Aug. 1. The solution: Crowdsourcing an army of volunteers online to examine each pixel in Monchak’s drone images. The drone allows Monchak to target areas that haven’t been covered by field searchers or would be exceptionally dangerous to explore on foot.…

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5 things for August 16: John Brennan, the Pope, Turkey & Qatar, migrants, overdoses

(CNN)A new study claims that about half the matter found herein the Milky Way came from outside the galaxy. So, does that mean we’re all made of stardust? Here’s what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) Brennan responded by saying Trump is trying to muzzle free speech and punish critics. “I will not relent,” he tweeted. The White House provided no evidence that…

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The peculiar history of the Ordnance Survey

Image copyright Ordnance Survey Image caption Mapping trucks were to be presented to battle-torn areas in World War One In the final years of the 18 th Century, Europe was in turmoil. England was braced for intrusion by the French and the government’s Board of Ordnance( a torso held liable for furnishing equipment to the Army and Navy and generally protecting the realm) required accurate maps so it could position its troops effectively. Image copyright Ordnance Survey Image caption Sixty-seven Ordnance Survey guys died in WW1. This group of 32…

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