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SaukValley.com
Area spelling bee planned in DixonA group of 39 fourth- through eighth-graders from the three counties will compe
Area spelling bee planned in Dixon
SaukValley.com / Posted 2 days ago
A group of 39 fourth- through eighth-graders from the three counties will compete for the regional championship. The winner receives an all-expense-paid trip to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee at the end of May in National Harbor,... Read more
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Wired News
At 15, Wikipedia Is Finally Finding Its Way to the TruthToday, Wikipedia celebrates its fifteenth birthday. In Internet years, that’s p
At 15, Wikipedia Is Finally Finding Its Way to the Truth
Wired News / Posted 3 days ago
Today, Wikipedia celebrates its fifteenth birthday. In Internet years, that’s pretty old. But “the encyclopedia that anyone can edit” is different from services like Google, Amazon, and Facebook. Though Wikipedia has long been one of the Internet’s... Read more
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Slate
The Difference Between Good and Bad DebtMore and more of us believe all debt is a curse. A new study shows how wrong we
The Difference Between Good and Bad Debt
Slate / Posted 5 days ago
More and more of us believe all debt is a curse. A new study shows how wrong we are. Back before our financial lives went off a cliff, personal finance pundits liked to distinguish between “good” debt and... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
New Cummer exhibit features work of modern sculptor Alexander ArchipenkoThough he isn’t particularly well known in the United States, where he lived th
New Cummer exhibit features work of modern sculptor Alexander Archipenko
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 7 days ago
Though he isn’t particularly well known in the United States, where he lived the last four decades of his life, many Europeans consider Alexander Archipenko a founding father of modern sculpture. “Archipenko is of the same importance for sculpture... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
The National Park Service: Some facts and figuresIf the National Park Service is celebrating 100 years, does that mean the oldes
The National Park Service: Some facts and figures
Los Angeles Times / Posted 7 days ago
If the National Park Service is celebrating 100 years, does that mean the oldest national park is only 100 years old? No. Yellowstone, which was established on March 1, 1872, is the first national park. People talk about 59 parks, but we also hear... Read more
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Arkansas Times
The hollow promise of a virtual world with Brasher and RowePREVIOUSLY ON BRASHER AND ROWE: Brasher went to the land of hobbits and Rowe lo
The hollow promise of a virtual world with Brasher and Rowe
Arkansas Times / Posted 12 days ago
PREVIOUSLY ON BRASHER AND ROWE: Brasher went to the land of hobbits and Rowe looked at some blogs. We now present the premiere of the second season of BRASHER AND ROWE:BRASHER: Well we're back to you reporting from deep within our palatial... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Poem of the Week: “Compton’s Pictured Encyclopedia” by Carol TownsendBy Carol Townsend Door-to door my mother went in her robin’s-egg-blue Plymouth,
Poem of the Week: “Compton’s Pictured Encyclopedia” by Carol Townsend
The Buffalo News / Posted 13 days ago
By Carol Townsend Door-to door my mother went in her robin’s-egg-blue Plymouth, lugging boxes of books, “better than growing vegetables”… in our neighborhood, World Book and Encyclopedia Britannica reigned, but armed with the gravitas of a former... Read more
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MacNN
Living With: Wikipedia's 15th yearFifteen years with the online encyclopediaWikipedia was named after Henry Pedia
Living With: Wikipedia's 15th year
MacNN / Posted 19 days ago
Fifteen years with the online encyclopediaWikipedia was named after Henry Pedia, the 14th Century airline pilot whose "wiki" -- a parrot with a lisp -- would listen to facts about the Knights Templar and keep saying "Citation Needed." What do you... Read more
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PhysOrg
How Wikipedia's silent coup ousted our traditional sources of knowledgeHappy 15th birthday Wikipedia! Credit: Beko, CC BY-SA As Wikipedia turns 15, vo
How Wikipedia's silent coup ousted our traditional sources of knowledge
PhysOrg / Posted 22 days ago
Happy 15th birthday Wikipedia! Credit: Beko, CC BY-SA As Wikipedia turns 15, volunteer editors worldwide will be celebrating with themed cakes and edit-a-thons aimed at filling holes in poorly covered topics. It's remarkable that a user-editable... Read more
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International Business Times
Wikipedia Day: 15 interesting facts you didn't know about the online encyclopedia Wikipedia, one of the most popular websites in the world, was launched 15 years
Wikipedia Day: 15 interesting facts you didn't know about the online encyclopedia
International Business Times / Posted 23 days ago
Wikipedia, one of the most popular websites in the world, was launched 15 years ago today on 15 January by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger. The free-access, free-content online encyclopedia is published in over 250 languages and one of the internet's... Read more
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Time
These Are Wikipedia’s Top 15 MomentsTIME takes a look back at the revolutionary online encyclopedia’s milestones in
These Are Wikipedia’s Top 15 Moments
Time / Posted 23 days ago
TIME takes a look back at the revolutionary online encyclopedia’s milestones in the 15 years since its first entry. This article has been updated from its original publication date, Jan. 13, 2011, Wikipedia’s 10th anniversary. Jimmy Wales incited... Read more
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Style Weekly
“Nightfall: Prints of the Dark Hours” at VMFAIt was December 1974. Gerald Ford was in the White House, Harry Chapin’s “Cat’s
“Nightfall: Prints of the Dark Hours” at VMFA
Style Weekly / Posted 25 days ago
It was December 1974. Gerald Ford was in the White House, Harry Chapin’s “Cat’s in the Cradle” was on the Billboard top 10 and a young Seagram Co. executive named Frank Raysor bought his first batch of prints at the Sotheby Parke Bernet gallery in... Read more

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