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phillydailynews.com — The pictures of Monday's tornado aftermath on Lane Johnson's cell phone didn't come from CNN or a newspaper. They were taken, Johnson said, by ex-Oklahoma Sooners teammates who made the short drive from Norman to Moore, Okla., to try to help first responders.
qz.com — Anjan Contractor's 3D food printer might evoke visions of the "replicator" popularized in Star Trek, from which Captain Picard was constantly interrupting himself to order tea. And indeed Contractor's company, Systems & Materials Research Corporation, just got a six month, $125,000 grant from NASA to create a prototype of his universal food synthesizer.But Contractor, a mechanical engineer with...
philly.com — When they moved to Northern Liberties, the Proud family fell in love with Jerry's Bar, an old-time shot-and-beer at New American and Laurel Streets. Owner Jerry Lebid kept asking patriarch Bill Proud to buy the place. Finally, Proud accepted the offer two years ago. But no slap-dash, on-the-cheap work followed.
nytimes.com — A huge tornado flattened homes and businesses in Moore, Okla., Monday afternoon. Preliminary analysis of the storm track showed that it lasted about 40 minutes and traveled about 20 miles. Related Article " 5 Multiple residential blocks in this area were completely destroyed, with no houses left standing.
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