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2015/07/28 07:27
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Vera M. Reed Vera M. Reed, 90, of Sebring, passed away under hospice care at Brookdale Senior Living on Friday, July 24, 2015. Vera was born in Colerain, Ohio, on Aug. 9, 1924, the daughter of the...
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2015/07/27 10:48
2015/07/27 10:48
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It was somewhere around the middle of the first chapter of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ new book, “Between the World and Me,” where I began to realize that the quintessential atheist and humanist text of my...
2015/07/24 08:03
2015/07/24 08:03
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Are you a discerning reader and viewer? In other words, do you carefully select exactly what you read and view? Or do you just take in everything that is thrown at you by the media? For many years it...
2015/07/23 22:34
2015/07/23 22:34
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NASA graphic comparing Earth to Kepler 452b The discovery by the Kepler Space Telescope of an Earth like planet was inevitable, but finding one near its death is cruel. Some 1400 light years from...
2015/07/23 21:52
2015/07/23 21:52
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Almost exactly two years ago in Florida, Judge Debra Nelson allowed a jury to hear that teenager Trayvon Martin had trace levels of THC metabolites in his system the night that he was gunned gown by...
2015/07/23 11:12
2015/07/23 11:12
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Fifty years ago the era of robotic exploration of our solar system was just beginning. In July 1965 the Mariner IV probe sent back data showing that Mars did not have vegetation, much less canals...
2015/07/23 09:12
2015/07/23 09:12
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But Does Anyone Hear Pope Francis? Though not explicitly stated, America's most powerful instrument of national power is Capitalism. The pistons that power Neoliberal American Capitalism are:...
2015/07/21 12:39
2015/07/21 12:39
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We got you, Pluto! Credit: JHUAPL/SwRI, CC BY Carl Sagan famously said we were the luckiest generation, to be present during the first reconnaissance of the solar system. The New Horizons mission to...
2015/07/21 10:57
2015/07/21 10:57
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Extending his idea of philanthropy beyond the Earth and even the human species, Yuri Milner, the Russian Internet entrepreneur and founder of science giveaways like the annual $3 million Fundamental...
2015/07/20 16:40
2015/07/20 16:40
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A Houston artist has been launched into a glittering world of extra-terrestrials. Dario Robleto found himself among auspicious company this morning in London, where he appeared as part of the team of...
2015/07/19 19:03
2015/07/19 19:03
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Are you a discerning reader and viewer? In other words, do you carefully select exactly what you read and view? Or do you just take in everything that is thrown at you by the media? For many years it...
2015/07/19 15:42
2015/07/19 15:42
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When asked if he was nervous, 32-year-old Omran Sharaf was unequivocal. “Of course,” he says. “The reputation of the nation depends on this.” If all goes well, the United Arab Emirates will have a...
2015/07/18 04:50
2015/07/18 04:50
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The reading list “The heavily hyped appearance of Harper Lee's new or very old, or, anyway, indistinctly dated, novel, 'Go Set a Watchman' (HarperCollins), reflects an ambitious publishing venture —...
2015/07/16 20:33
2015/07/16 20:33
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NASA’s New Horizon scientists have more superstitious habits than a pro sports team - Quartz Good KarmaNASA’s New Horizon scientists have more superstitious habits than a pro sports team Cue the...
2015/07/15 01:23
2015/07/15 01:23
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KC theater in mid-July usually means one thing: Fringe Festival, that 10-day convergence of local and out-of-town theater, music, comedy, spoken word, dance, burlesque and film. But this month, the...
2015/07/14 18:18
2015/07/14 18:18
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Good news. Recovery from substance-use disorders is a reality for millions. Recovery heals families. It provides good health, good citizenship, and mental well-being. It offers hope to individuals and...
2015/07/14 13:33
2015/07/14 13:33
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Where are all the aliens? - Quartz Everyone feels something when they’re in a really good starry place on a really good starry night and they look up and see this: Some people stick with the...
2015/07/14 08:57
2015/07/14 08:57
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Kevin Delaney has so much fun with liquid nitrogen, he goes around with a Thermos-like jug of the strange, vapory stuff. It could freeze a man's beard off, even such a nationally famous black beard as...
2015/07/10 12:57
2015/07/10 12:57
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Credit: Carina Simmons City Superheroes is a regular column by Jacob Uitti, highlighting the powerful figures walking among us with the help of a (usually local) illustrator. This week’s pairing:...
2015/07/09 12:39
2015/07/09 12:39
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ET phone Earth! We could be on the verge of answering one of the essential questions of humanity that has captivated our minds for centuries. As we advance in technology the search for...
2015/07/28 07:27
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