Articles by Eben Blake

Eben Blake is an intern covering general affairs at IBTimes in New York City. He is currently pursuing a degree in English and History at Brown University and previously worked at The Brown Daily Herald as the Arts and Culture Editor. 

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'These Are Old Images'

Reports that sonar images of two box-like shapes on the floor of the Indian Ocean were from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 were rejected Thursday by Australian authorities.
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Seattle Passes 'Gun Violence Tax'

Local gun shop owners suggest the tax on firearms and ammunition sales won't raise revenue but rather push consumers to acquire weapons outside the city.
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Is The National Zoo's Panda Pregnant?

While the zoo does not currently know if Mei Xing, the adult female giant panda, is pregnant, a spike in hormones suggested her reproductive cycle will conclude soon.

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Stratolaunch Systems Unveils New Rockets, Flight Plan

Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen’s commercial space venture Stratolaunch Systems announced Monday its launch vehicles — three rockets and the largest airplane ever by wingspan — and proposed first flight for 2020.
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Is Loch Ness Monster Real?

The existence of the Loch Ness monster -- a long-necked dinosaur-like creature surviving from prehistoric times -- has never been proven.