Richard Norris

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First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Scientists Solve Mystery of Death Valley's Moving Rocks

:48 PM PDT post a commentScientists at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego, have solved the mystery-phenomenon of Death Valley's moving rocks, which have for years moved across the desert on their ow ... [Published Breitbart.com - 3 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

The mystery of the moving rocks... solved

LA JOLLA - A local researcher who believes his team has solved an enduring desert mystery is revealing the secret in his first television interview.It's one of the great enduring mysteries in California.In a barren lakebed in Death Valley, long zig-zag ... [Published 10News.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Sailing Stones Finally Filmed Cruising Death Valley Lake Bed

Back in the 1940s, scientists documented a fairly bizarre phenomenon. In a nutshell, they noticed that rocks sitting on a dried lake bed located in the Death Valley National Park in California, US, kept moving around on their own. Whenever embarking on ... [Published Softpedia - 7 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 18 reports

'Sailing rocks' mystery of Death Valley solved

A team of scientists say they believe they have solved the mystery of how hundreds of rocks slide mysteriously across a dry lake bed in Death Valley, Calif.The "sailing rocks" at the Racetrack Playa, a dry lake bed, have been under investigation by researchers ... [Published CBC - 9 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

The mystery of Death Valley's sailing stones has been solved

On a cracked lakebed in Death Valley called Racetrack Playa, there are a collection of boulders, some weighing several hundred pounds, that clearly, mysteriously, move. Hurricane force winds, sliding sheets of ice — and, of course, aliens — were all contenders, ... [Published The Verge - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Mystery of California's 'Wandering Stones' solved

Scientists uncover the mystery behind the enigmatic geological phenomenon It's a geological enigma that's had scientists speculating for half a century. But the mystery behind Death Valley's 'Wandering Stones' has finally been uncovered.It was previously ... [Published Telegraph - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 10 reports

Boise State University Physicist Helps Unravel Mystery of Death Valley's Sailing Stones

Contact InformationAvailable for logged-in reporters onlyCitationsPLOS ONENewswise — Nestled high in the craggy mountains of Death Valley National Park, Racetrack Playa, a seasonally dry lake bed, is home to one of the longest-standing mysteries in earth ... [Published Newswise - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

In ancient fish teeth, a tale of ecological resilience

Yale University- Microscopic fish teeth may carry a message of hope from an ecological upheaval in the distant past, scientists at Yale University and the University of California-San Diego (UCSD) have found.An analysis of tooth fossils and shark scales ... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Local youth on a mission trip to Thailand

CAMDEN Haven youth will travel to Thailand in April to work in an orphanage to build beds, accommodation and help children and staff learn English. CAMDEN Haven youth will travel to Thailand in April to work in an orphanage to build beds, accommodation ... [Published Camden Haven Courier - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 2 reports

Saving Face

When Richard Norris was 22, he shot himself in the face. In 2012, he received a full facial transplant from a recently-deceased 21-year-old man. In a fascinating profile, Jeanne Marie Laskas describes meeting Norris:He seems nervous. His hands tremble, ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 2 reports

Ritholtz's Reads: Spiders on Drugs

Good Saturday morning! Pour yourself a stiff cup of joe and get ready for our long-form weekend reads:Opposable thumbs, upright posture, big brains, sophisticated language: What sets humans apart from other species? Our addiction to stories ( Edge )@HiddenCash ... [Published Bloomberg View - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

Face transplant recipient graces GQ cover

NEW YORK, NY – It took more than 100 doctors, 36 hours of surgery to give Richard Norris a new life. Norris was given a extensive face transplant back in 2012 after suffering a shot gun wound and now he’s considered a cover boy.Norris is on the cover ... [Published CW39 NewsFix - Jul 31 2014]

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"we were sitting on a mountainside and admiring the view when a light wind kicked up and the ice started cracking. suddenly, the whole process unfolded before our eyes" said Richard Norris to the Los Angeles Times
"Science sometimes has an element of luck," Norris said in a release. "we expected to wait five or 10 years without anything moving, but only two years into the project, we just happened to be there at the right time to see it happen in person."
...who actually witnessed the rocks moving in December when they went to check their time-lapse cameras and other research equipment in the valley. "there was a pop-pop-crackle all over the place in front of us and i said to my cousin, 'this is it'" Richard Norris says in the science journal Nature. They watched some 60 rocks sail slowly by, leaving the well-known snaking trails in the ground...
"it's possible that tourists have actually seen this happening without realizing it" Jim Norris said in an interview with Scripps

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The mystery of the moving rocks... solved [Published 10News.com - 1 hour ago]
Scientists Solve Mystery of Death Valley's Movi... [Published Breitbart.com - 3 hours ago]
Scientists Solve Mystery of Death Valley's Movi... [Published Breitbart Feed - 5 hours ago]
Sailing Stones Finally Filmed Cruising Death Va... [Published Softpedia - 7 hours ago]
Ice, Ice Baby [Published Slate Magazine - 8 hours ago]
'Sailing rocks' mystery of Death Valley solved [Published CBC - 9 hours ago]
Scientists solve 'sliding rocks' puzzle [Published BBC - 13 hours ago]
What’s making rocks move silently across Califo... [Published Toronto Star Online - 15 hours ago]
Scientists Solve The Mystery Of Death Valley's ... [Published Red Orbit - 15 hours ago]
Scripps Scientists Solve Moving Rocks Mystery [Published Lakeland Ledger - 19 hours ago]
The Mystery of Death Valley's "Wandering Stones... [Published Daily Grail - 23 hours ago]
Have the Sailing Stones of Death Valley Been So... [Published The Guardian Express - Aug 29 2014]
Mystery of how rocks move across Death Valley l... [Published Albuquerque Journal - Aug 29 2014]
Solved: What's pushing big rocks around in Deat... [Published seattlepi.com - Aug 29 2014]
Incredible Death Valley Mystery Finally Solved ... [Published Epoch Times - Aug 29 2014]
Solved: Death Valley’s Sliding Rocks [Published Disinformation - Aug 29 2014]
Scientists solve mystery of moving Death Valley... [Published Town Hall - Aug 28 2014]
Death Valley's mysterious 'sailing stones' a my... [Published Digital Journal - Aug 28 2014]
Racetrack Playa mystery solved: Death Valley mo... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 28 2014]
Incredible 'sailing stones' mystery solved [Published AOL.com - Aug 28 2014]
Death Valley 'sliding stones' mystery solved [Published SCPR - Aug 28 2014]
GPS Helps Solve Mystery of Sliding Rocks [Published GPS World - Aug 28 2014]
Researchers Solve Mystery Of 'Wandering Stones'... [Published Opposing Views - Aug 28 2014]
The mystery of Death Valley's sailing stones ha... [Published The Verge - Aug 28 2014]
Boise State University Physicist Helps Unravel ... [Published Newswise - Aug 28 2014]
Mystery Behind Slithering Rocks of Death Valley... [Published Environmental News Network - Aug 28 2014]
Mystery of California's 'Wandering Stones' solved [Published Telegraph - Aug 28 2014]
Mystery of Death Valley's 'Sailing Stones' Solved [Published ABC News - Aug 28 2014]
How Death Valley's sailing rocks move on their own [Published Wired.co.uk - Aug 28 2014]
Scientists may have solved the mystery of Death... [Published Washington Post - Aug 28 2014]
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Scientists Solve Mystery of Death Valley's Movi... [Published Breitbart Feed - 5 hours ago]
Scientists at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego, have solved the mystery-phenomenon of Death Valley's moving rocks, which have for years moved across the desert on their own. Theories which have been ...
Saving Face [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 03 2014]
When Richard Norris was 22, he shot himself in the face. In 2012, he received a full facial transplant from a recently-deceased 21-year-old man. In a fascinating profile, Jeanne Marie Laskas describes meeting Norris: He seems nervous. His hands tremble, ...
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This week for BuzzReads, Leigh Cowart journeys into a big clown convention’s novelty-sized heart of darkness. Read that and these other stories from around BuzzFeed and the web. Don't Be Afraid of Clowns — BuzzFeed If the art and business of clowning ...
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A Man Who Had A Face Transplant Is Now A Model ... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Jul 29 2014]
The surgery was considered the most extensive face transplant performed to date. For 15 years, Richard Norris faced brutal cruelty from strangers, fought addiction and contemplated suicide because of a tragic accident that left his face ravaged. AP ...
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