5MIN News March 22, 2013: Good Articles, Global Update, MAJOR Quake Watch Soon

1. HOW THE HEALTH CARE OVERHAUL IS FARING

Half the states are working intensely to roll out “Obamacare.” The other half are doing their utmost to ignore the law.

2. NEW LOW IN SYRIA’S CIVIL WAR

A deadly attack Thursday marks the first time a suicide bomber has detonated his explosives inside a mosque.

3. A FIRST-HAND LOOK AT MIDEAST CONFLICT

As the visiting Obama appeals for peace, rockets fired from Hamas-controlled Gaza land in a southern Israeli border town.

4. WHERE STUDENTS ARE GETTING A HARSH MATH LESSON

Dozens of Chicago schools face closure to help shore up finances in a city with a $1 billion budget shortfall.

5. LOST IN THE BUREAUCRACY

The end of Saturday letter delivery seemed like a done deal. Now Congress and the GAO are saying not so fast.

6. MADE IN CHINA: HIGH GAS PRICES

The laws of supply and demand are working, experts say – but the demand now includes developing economies in Asia and Latin America

7. CHARMING WORKS BELIE CREATORS

A mounted wooden fish. Dog figurines. Colorful soap carvings. And shivs. A now-shuttered prison in Philadelphia is putting handiwork of former inmates on display.

8. WHY MOTHER NATURE IS NOT AMUSED

Who wants to find out they’re 80 million years older than they thought they were? Not to mention with 3 percent more girth. Scientists announce new findings about the universe.

9. UNBELIEBABLE

The buzz turns from Justin Bieber’s hair to whether his frenetic pop-star pace will land him in rehab.

10. ZAGS SWEAT OUT A SQUEAKER

Gonzaga nearly becomes the first No. 1 seed ever to be beaten by a No. 16.

TODAY’s LINKS:
Old Universe: http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/…
Climate Shifting Volcanos: http://www.astrobio.net/pressrelease/…
1st view from Landsat: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD…

REPEAT LINKS:

WORLD WEATHER:
NDBC Buoys: http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/
Tropical Storms: http://www.wunderground.com/tropical/
HurricaneZone Satellite Images: http://www.hurricanezone.net/westpaci…
Weather Channel: http://www.weather.com/
NOAA Environmental Visualization Laboratory: http://www.nnvl.noaa.gov/Default.php
Pressure Maps: http://www.woweather.com/cgi-bin/expe…
Satellite Maps: http://www.woweather.com/cgi-app/sate…
Forecast Maps: http://www.woweather.com/weather/maps…
EL DORADO WORLD WEATHER MAP: http://www.eldoradocountyweather.com/…
TORCON: http://www.weather.com/news/tornado-t… [Tornado Forecast for the day]
HURRICANE TRACKER: http://www.weather.com/weather/hurric…

US WEATHER:
Precipitation Totals: http://www.cocorahs.org/ViewData/List…
GOES Satellites: http://rsd.gsfc.nasa.gov/goes/
THE WINDMAP: http://hint.fm/wind/
Severe Weather Threats: http://www.weather.com/news/weather-s…
Canada Weather Office Satellite Composites: http://www.weatheroffice.gc.ca/satell…
Temperature Delta: http://www.intellicast.com/National/T…
Records/Extremes: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/extremes/rec…

SPACEWEATHER:
Spaceweather: http://spaceweather.com
SOHO Solar Wind: http://umtof.umd.edu/pm/
HAARP Data Meters: http://www.haarp.alaska.edu/haarp/dat…
Planetary Orbital Diagram – Ceres1 JPL: http://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/sbdb.cgi?sstr…
SDO: http://sdo.gsfc.nasa.gov/data/
Helioviewer: http://www.helioviewer.org/
SOHO: http://sohodata.nascom.nasa.gov/cgi-b…
Stereo: http://stereo.gsfc.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/i…
SOLARIMG: http://solarimg.org/artis/
iSWA: http://iswa.gsfc.nasa.gov/iswa/iSWA.html
NASA ENLIL SPIRAL: http://iswa.gsfc.nasa.gov:8080/IswaSy…
NOAA ENLIL SPIRAL: http://www.swpc.noaa.gov/wsa-enlil/
GOES Xray: http://www.swpc.noaa.gov/sxi/goes15/i…
Gamma Ray Bursts: http://grb.sonoma.edu/
BARTOL Cosmic Rays: http://neutronm.bartol.udel.edu//spac…
ISWA: http://iswa.ccmc.gsfc.nasa.gov:8080/I…
NOAA Sunspot Classifications: http://www.swpc.noaa.gov/ftpdir/lates…
GONG: http://gong2.nso.edu/dailyimages/
GONG Magnetic Maps: http://gong.nso.edu/data/magmap/ondem…

MISC Links:
JAPAN Radiation Map: http://jciv.iidj.net/map/
RADIATION Network: http://radiationnetwork.com/
LISS: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/monitoring…
QUAKES LIST FULL: http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/s…
RSOE: http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/index2.php [That cool alert map I use]
Moon: http://www.fourmilab.ch/earthview/pac…

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