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Manila Bulletin
Kim Jong-Un credits nukes not talks for deal with S. Korea North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said nuclear weapons — not negotiating skills
Kim Jong-Un credits nukes not talks for deal with S. Korea
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 hours ago
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said nuclear weapons — not negotiating skills — secured what he described as a “landmark” agreement this week with South Korea to end a dangerous military... Read more
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Ekklesia
Sick and disabled claimant death figures releasedBetween December 2011 and February 2014, 2,650 people died shortly after losing
Sick and disabled claimant death figures released
Ekklesia / Posted 7 hours ago
Between December 2011 and February 2014, 2,650 people died shortly after losing incapacity benefits when judged fit for work and 1,360 died just after completing appeals. Another 7,200 people died who were regarded as well enough to undertake... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Khayelitsha Residents Challenge Eviction in CourtLawyers representing residents of Newcastle informal settlement in Khayelitsha
Khayelitsha Residents Challenge Eviction in Court
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
Lawyers representing residents of Newcastle informal settlement in Khayelitsha are to challenge the City of Cape Town's compliance with eviction orders in court on Tuesday, 25 August. According to the Prevention of Illegal Eviction and Unlawful... Read more
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PhysOrg
What would a tsunami in the Mediterranean look like?The Matala beach in southern Crete is one of the areas that could be affected b
What would a tsunami in the Mediterranean look like?
PhysOrg / Posted 17 hours ago
The Matala beach in southern Crete is one of the areas that could be affected by a tsunami in the Eastern Mediterranean. Credit: This image is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution licence. Source: Wikimedia Commons A team of European... Read more
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redOrbit
Is Nintendo planning to launch a disc-free game console?Video game giant Nintendo has reportedly filed a patent with the US trademark o
Is Nintendo planning to launch a disc-free game console?
redOrbit / Posted yesterday
Video game giant Nintendo has reportedly filed a patent with the US trademark office suggesting that the next gaming console it releases will not use discs, relying solely on broadband downloads, hard drives, and external storage cards instead. The... Read more
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Ekklesia
Petition launched to save religion department at Stirling UniversityOur friends at the Critical Religion Association, the independent network of sc
Petition launched to save religion department at Stirling University
Ekklesia / Posted yesterday
Our friends at the Critical Religion Association, the independent network of scholars we collaborate with, along with the Universities and Colleges Union, have created a petition in association with 38 Degrees to seek an end to threats of closure... Read more
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The Tyee
Senate Reports Offer Insight into Future Tory Privacy, CBC PoliciesA new Senate committee report points to potential reforms that would affect the
Senate Reports Offer Insight into Future Tory Privacy, CBC Policies
The Tyee / Posted yesterday
A new Senate committee report points to potential reforms that would affect the CBC's governance, funding and mandate. Photo by kris krüg. Creative Commons licensed. The trial of Senator Mike Duffy featured several notable revelations last week... Read more
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Showbiz Renegade
Carrie Underwood and Vince Gill’s "How Great Thou Art" (Photos) Becomes a Viral SensationDISCLAIMER: All images on ShowbizRenegade.com are licensed or readily available
Carrie Underwood and Vince Gill’s "How Great Thou Art" (Photos) Becomes a Viral Sensation
Showbiz Renegade / Posted 2 days ago
DISCLAIMER: All images on ShowbizRenegade.com are licensed or readily available in different places on the world wide web and believed to be in public domain. As such, images used in our articles are believed to be posted within our rights according... Read more
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International Business Times
Expedition to ancient Antikythera wreck to reveal more mysteries of 2,000-year-old shipwreck Scientists and underwater archaeologists are set to return to the Antikythera w
Expedition to ancient Antikythera wreck to reveal more mysteries of 2,000-year-old shipwreck
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
Scientists and underwater archaeologists are set to return to the Antikythera wreck to search for more treasures and fragments of the mystery mechanism discovered there more than 100 years ago. The shipwreck off the coast of the Greek island is... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers tackle issues surrounding security tools for software developersCredit: Yuri Samollov. Used under a Creative Commons license For software progr
Researchers tackle issues surrounding security tools for software developers
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
Credit: Yuri Samollov. Used under a Creative Commons license For software programmers, security tools are analytic software that can scan or run their code to expose vulnerabilities long before the software goes to market. But these tools can have... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Take it from an expert, nobody knows that muchI'd be happy just to understand myself a bit better. Socrates knew that knowin
Take it from an expert, nobody knows that much
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
I'd be happy just to understand myself a bit better. Socrates knew that knowing nothing was actually true wisdom. Photo / Creative Commons You can't be an expert on everything. Or actually anything. When I was a financial reporter I knew a little... Read more
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Ekklesia
Religion, higher education and critical thinkingIn just 72 hours, hundreds of messages have been transmitted in opposition to t
Religion, higher education and critical thinking
Ekklesia / Posted 4 days ago
In just 72 hours, hundreds of messages have been transmitted in opposition to the University of Stirling's proposal to close its programme on religion with immediate impact [see links below]. Many have noted how vital it is that belief systems and... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Triple Shooting in Jefferson Park Leaves 1 Critical, 2 More Hospitalized(Credit: Tex Texin/flicker via Creative Commons) A shooting in the Jefferson P
Triple Shooting in Jefferson Park Leaves 1 Critical, 2 More Hospitalized
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 6 days ago
(Credit: Tex Texin/flicker via Creative Commons) A shooting in the Jefferson Park neighborhood of South Los Angeles Friday morning left three people hospitalized, including one in critical condition, police said. Three people were struck by gunfire... Read more
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Business Standard India
Lunch with BS: Nandan & Rohini NilekaniUnited by a missionNandan and Rohini Nilekani talk to Rahul Jacob about the hur
Lunch with BS: Nandan & Rohini Nilekani
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
United by a missionNandan and Rohini Nilekani talk to Rahul Jacob about the hurdles EkStep faces and why business as usual will not solve India's problemsOur order for lunch is being taken at Bengaluru's... Read more
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Londonist
What's The Tallest Building Ever Demolished In London?With all the attention on London's growing skyline, it's easy to forget that ch
What's The Tallest Building Ever Demolished In London?
Londonist / Posted 6 days ago
With all the attention on London's growing skyline, it's easy to forget that chunks of it have been deleted over the years, too. In the month when the Market Towers building in Vauxhall is finally flattened, we take a look at some of London's lost... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Township Hotspot for Gays and LesbiansGays and lesbians in the townships don't have to travel to town and other subur
New Township Hotspot for Gays and Lesbians
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Gays and lesbians in the townships don't have to travel to town and other suburbs for entertainment. The vibe and the chillaz are brought to them in a full bucket by Bambeke NgeNtanjana Entertainment in their own Kasi (township). Leletu Ntanjane,... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Nuclear family in meltdown (but the kids will be okay)Lesley and John Brown had been trying to conceive for nine years. The failures
Nuclear family in meltdown (but the kids will be okay)
Mail & Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
Lesley and John Brown had been trying to conceive for nine years. The failures took their toll: Lesley became depressed, and at one point suggested that John find a “normal woman”. Eventually, she was referred to Patrick Steptoe, a gynaecologist at... Read more
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redOrbit
Emojis mapped by state: Who loves the eggplant most?Emoticons and emojis have gradually become a part of our language, used often t
Emojis mapped by state: Who loves the eggplant most?
redOrbit / Posted 7 days ago
Emoticons and emojis have gradually become a part of our language, used often to indicate tone in a text message, Tweet, or other means of digital communication. An emoji can mean different things to different people, and everyone has their favorite,... Read more
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redOrbit
Blind mice see again with vision gene therapyRetinitis pigmentosa is the leading cause of blindness worldwide, but scientist
Blind mice see again with vision gene therapy
redOrbit / Posted 8 days ago
Retinitis pigmentosa is the leading cause of blindness worldwide, but scientists from the University of Manchester have discovered how to cure mice with the disease by transforming cells that can’t sense light into those that can. Retinitis... Read more
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metro
21 thoughts we all have while playing Cards Against Humanity You’re at that stage of the evening when everyone’s a bit merry totally off t
21 thoughts we all have while playing Cards Against Humanity
metro / Posted 8 days ago
You’re at that stage of the evening when everyone’s a bit merry totally off their face and you’ve got the socially acceptable pleasantries out of the way. There’s only one thing for... Read more
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Alaska Public
Yukon king run shows signs of recovery “Chinook salmon, Yukon Delta NWR.” Photo: Craig Springer, U.S. Fish & Wildlif
Yukon king run shows signs of recovery
Alaska Public / Posted 9 days ago
“Chinook salmon, Yukon Delta NWR.” Photo: Craig Springer, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. Via Flickr Creative Commons. Chinook salmon continue to swim up the Yukon River, the latest indication that the long... Read more
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Ekklesia
Jeremy Corbyn and the changing timesIt has been said that when the Conqistadors' ships first sailed along the coast
Jeremy Corbyn and the changing times
Ekklesia / Posted 9 days ago
It has been said that when the Conqistadors' ships first sailed along the coast of Chile in the 16th century, the indigenous South Americans were unable to 'see' these vessels because they were so outside their frame of reference. Whether this is... Read more
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MobileMag
5 Science Fiction Concepts You Didn't Know That Already ExistSome people love sci-fi stories for their promised escape to far-flung times an
5 Science Fiction Concepts You Didn't Know That Already Exist
MobileMag / Posted 10 days ago
Some people love sci-fi stories for their promised escape to far-flung times and places; others love the genre for its unique philosophical quandaries it presents. However, nearly everyone is drawn to science fiction because of the fascinating alien... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Transient Arrested in Death of Man Found in Pasadena Parking Lot(Credit: Tex Texin/flicker via Creative Commons) A transient was arrested in c
Transient Arrested in Death of Man Found in Pasadena Parking Lot
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 10 days ago
(Credit: Tex Texin/flicker via Creative Commons) A transient was arrested in connection with the death of a man who was found lying on the ground of a Pasadena parking lot, police said Monday. Paramedics immediately tried to help the unconscious... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Evidence is Top Priority(CNS): Dr Soumya Swaminathan has recently been appointed as Director General, I
Evidence is Top Priority
Op-Ed News / Posted 10 days ago
(CNS): Dr Soumya Swaminathan has recently been appointed as Director General, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Secretary of Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. Earlier she has served... Read more
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Quartz
A major explosion at a shrine in the heart of Bangkok killed at least 15 people - Quartz An explosion at a major religious shrine at the center of Bangkok’
A major explosion at a shrine in the heart of Bangkok killed at least 15 people
Quartz / Posted 10 days ago
- Quartz An explosion at a major religious shrine at the center of Bangkok’s shopping... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Living Permanently Disabled After Violent RapeA 43-year-old woman who was raped, and stabbed three times in her spine has bee
Living Permanently Disabled After Violent Rape
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
A 43-year-old woman who was raped, and stabbed three times in her spine has been left disabled, paralyzed in her right arm and left leg, and unable to speak. Andiswa, not her real name, from Site C Khayelitsha, was attacked and raped two years ago... Read more
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FOX 25 Boston
Carbs vs. low fat diets: New study says its all about the caloriesBy John Pacenti, Palm Beach Post So if you are a dieter who is staying away fr
Carbs vs. low fat diets: New study says its all about the calories
FOX 25 Boston / Posted 11 days ago
By John Pacenti, Palm Beach Post So if you are a dieter who is staying away from carbohydrates – this reporter is one of them – a new study says losing weight still comes down to counting calories, according to a story by NPR. What is the best diet... Read more
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FOX 7 Austin
UNC uncovers potentially more violations in academic scandalUNC-Chapel Hill renames building that had honored KKK headUNC-Chapel Hill renam
UNC uncovers potentially more violations in academic scandal
FOX 7 Austin / Posted 12 days ago
UNC-Chapel Hill renames building that had honored KKK headUNC-Chapel Hill renames building that had honored KKK head North Carolina's flagship public university has replaced the name of a campus building that trustees decided nearly a century ago... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Carbs vs. low fat diets: New study says its all about the...So if you are a dieter who is staying away from carbohydrates – this reporter i
Carbs vs. low fat diets: New study says its all about the...
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 12 days ago
So if you are a dieter who is staying away from carbohydrates – this reporter is one of them – a new study says losing weight still comes down to counting calories, according to a story by NPR. What is the best diet for you? Low fat or low carb? A... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Carbs vs. low fat diets: New study says its all about the...So if you are a dieter who is staying away from carbohydrates – this reporter i
Carbs vs. low fat diets: New study says its all about the...
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 12 days ago
So if you are a dieter who is staying away from carbohydrates – this reporter is one of them – a new study says losing weight still comes down to counting calories, according to a story by NPR. What is the best diet for you? Low fat or low carb? A... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Carbs vs. low fat diets: New study says its all about the...So if you are a dieter who is staying away from carbohydrates – this reporter i
Carbs vs. low fat diets: New study says its all about the...
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 12 days ago
So if you are a dieter who is staying away from carbohydrates – this reporter is one of them – a new study says losing weight still comes down to counting calories, according to a story by NPR. What is the best diet for you? Low fat or low carb? A... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Carbs vs. low fat diets: New study says its all about the...So if you are a dieter who is staying away from carbohydrates – this reporter i
Carbs vs. low fat diets: New study says its all about the...
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 12 days ago
So if you are a dieter who is staying away from carbohydrates – this reporter is one of them – a new study says losing weight still comes down to counting calories, according to a story by NPR. What is the best diet for you? Low fat or low carb? A... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Carbs vs. low fat diets: New study says its all about the...So if you are a dieter who is staying away from carbohydrates – this reporter i
Carbs vs. low fat diets: New study says its all about the...
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 12 days ago
So if you are a dieter who is staying away from carbohydrates – this reporter is one of them – a new study says losing weight still comes down to counting calories, according to a story by NPR. What is the best diet for you? Low fat or low carb? A... Read more
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Irish Central
By fighting with itself the US electorate is undermining themselvesThe current breakdown of the US electorate. Photo by: Dan Wang/Creative Commons
By fighting with itself the US electorate is undermining themselves
Irish Central / Posted 12 days ago
The current breakdown of the US electorate. Photo by: Dan Wang/Creative Commons Quite a large number of straight white men in America seem to be in perpetual crisis at the moment. Feeling increasingly emasculated by the idea of sharing power with... Read more
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Alaska Public
LGBT discrimination claims still not valid in Alaska despite federal ruling The U.S. Equal Employment and Opportunity Commission ruled in late July that
LGBT discrimination claims still not valid in Alaska despite federal ruling
Alaska Public / Posted 13 days ago
The U.S. Equal Employment and Opportunity Commission ruled in late July that sexual orientation discrimination in the workplace is illegal because it is a form of sex... Read more
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TechCrunch
Lessons from Seoul’s Two Sharing EconomiesEmily Hong covered the sharing economy and startup ecosystem in Seoul, South Ko
Lessons from Seoul’s Two Sharing Economies
TechCrunch / Posted 13 days ago
Emily Hong covered the sharing economy and startup ecosystem in Seoul, South Korea as a 2014-2015 Fulbright Scholar. She is currently a policy program associate at New America's Open Technology Institute. As a Fulbright grantee, I spent part of the... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Yosemite's Tuolumne Meadows Campground to Be Closed After Squirrel Found Dead From PlagueA popular high country campground in Yosemite National Park will be shut down a
Yosemite's Tuolumne Meadows Campground to Be Closed After Squirrel Found Dead From Plague
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 13 days ago
A popular high country campground in Yosemite National Park will be shut down after a squirrel was found to have died with plague, the park has announced. Hikers walk near the Tuolumne River in Tuolumne Meadows. (Credit: Rick McCharles/Flickr via... Read more
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Ekklesia
Forthcoming Ekklesia EventsAs the summer draws to a close, we'd like to highlight the forthcoming events o
Forthcoming Ekklesia Events
Ekklesia / Posted 13 days ago
As the summer draws to a close, we'd like to highlight the forthcoming events over the next couple of months. August 30th. Ekklesia is delighted to return to Greenbelt where COO Virginia Moffatt will be hosting a panel 'Is the Right to Offend... Read more
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The Tyee
Rejecting TPP a Matter of Human RightsProtesters in Hawaii, where TPP negotiations hit a wall end of July. Photo by S
Rejecting TPP a Matter of Human Rights
The Tyee / Posted 13 days ago
Protesters in Hawaii, where TPP negotiations hit a wall end of July. Photo by Sum of Us, Creative Commons licensed. Forget about the dairy farms and supply management. The real reasons Canada should withdraw from its unseemly flirtation with the... Read more
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The Tyee
Ahead of Cascadia's Big One, Washington City Seeks Shelter from the WaveThe magnitude 9 earthquake that hit Japan in 2011 is an example of what's in st
Ahead of Cascadia's Big One, Washington City Seeks Shelter from the Wave
The Tyee / Posted 13 days ago
The magnitude 9 earthquake that hit Japan in 2011 is an example of what's in store for the Pacific Northwest when the next big earthquake ruptures in the Cascadia fault. Tsunami photo by Alexander Tidd, Creative Commons licensed. [Editor's note:... Read more
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iol.co.za
Why did I give up on maths? Ask my momTHE WASHINGTON POSTMothers who think theyre bad at math risk passing on those f
Why did I give up on maths? Ask my mom
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
THE WASHINGTON POSTMothers who think theyre bad at math risk passing on those feelings to their children, and daughters are particularly susceptible. Picture: R. Nial Bradshaw/Creative Commons Washington - At age 12, I started sulking about... Read more
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Alaska Public
Report: Alaska Falls Short on Curbing LBGT Discrimination In The Workplace An Alaska Pride flag. The image is based on a double-faced eagle design from
Report: Alaska Falls Short on Curbing LBGT Discrimination In The Workplace
Alaska Public / Posted 14 days ago
An Alaska Pride flag. The image is based on a double-faced eagle design from Alaska before Russian contact. (Creative Commons photo by Mel Green) Last Wednesday, the... Read more
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Ekklesia
The mistake of Corbyn's opponentsWhat is the job of a Leader of the Opposition? From the comments of Jeremy Corb
The mistake of Corbyn's opponents
Ekklesia / Posted 14 days ago
What is the job of a Leader of the Opposition? From the comments of Jeremy Corbyn’s critics, you might think that it involves appearing calmly respectable for five years and then winning an election. They insist that Corbyn cannot do this. What they... Read more
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J Weekly
BDS in the boardroom: campus protests are loud, but corporate pressure is more effectiveINSIDE BDS: PART 3 This week’s cover story is part of a multipart series exami
BDS in the boardroom: campus protests are loud, but corporate pressure is more effective
J Weekly / Posted 14 days ago
INSIDE BDS: PART 3 This week’s cover story is part of a multipart series examining the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement in California: how it operates, how it is being opposed and what it represents. Stephane Richard skipped the... Read more
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Ekklesia
Archbishop unjustly bars lay reader for marryingThe Archbishop of York will block a lay minister from serving local churches, s
Archbishop unjustly bars lay reader for marrying
Ekklesia / Posted 14 days ago
The Archbishop of York will block a lay minister from serving local churches, simply because he is getting married. This move is divisive and exposes the Church of England’s injustice towards lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT)... Read more
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PC Magazine
Microsoft Sway (for Windows 10)When I first saw Microsoft's new Sway app for Windows 10, I wasn't sure whether
Microsoft Sway (for Windows 10)
PC Magazine / Posted 14 days ago
When I first saw Microsoft's new Sway app for Windows 10, I wasn't sure whether it should be considered a website builder, a photo-album creator, or something else. Many have pigeonholed Sway as a lightweight, consumer version of PowerPoint, and... Read more
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Ekklesia
The benefit cap, the political Trojan horse of welfare reformOf all welfare reform policies, the benefit cap has resonated most strongly wit
The benefit cap, the political Trojan horse of welfare reform
Ekklesia / Posted 14 days ago
Of all welfare reform policies, the benefit cap has resonated most strongly with the public, and gained most support from across the political spectrum. As a headline policy it has been easy to explain and to promote. When politicians asked, 'why... Read more
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The Tyee
Canadians Take Note: Left Populism Is Rising UpBritish Labour Party leadership contender Jeremy 'No Glamourpuss' Corbyn calls
Canadians Take Note: Left Populism Is Rising Up
The Tyee / Posted 15 days ago
British Labour Party leadership contender Jeremy 'No Glamourpuss' Corbyn calls bullshit. Photo by lewishhamdreamer, Creative Commons licensed. It's called the "Overton window" -- defined by Joseph Overton, an American political thinker, as the range... Read more
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Alaska Public
Chinook Closures Impede Summer Chum Subsistence “Chinook salmon, Yukon Delta NWR.” Photo: Craig Springer, U.S. Fish & Wildlif
Chinook Closures Impede Summer Chum Subsistence
Alaska Public / Posted 15 days ago
“Chinook salmon, Yukon Delta NWR.” Photo: Craig Springer, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. Via Flickr Creative Commons. Summer chum and Chinook salmon have begun their runs along the Yukon... Read more
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