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Independent
Facebook hits milestone as one billion people use the site in a day, Mark Zuckerberg announcesThe world population is currently estimated at around seven billion people, whi
Facebook hits milestone as one billion people use the site in a day, Mark Zuckerberg announces
Independent / Posted 37 minutes ago
The world population is currently estimated at around seven billion people, which means that one in seven people on the planet visited the site in a 24-hour period. Zuckerberg, the 31-year-old co-founder, chairman and CEO of Facebook fittingly made... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Potential for anti-obesity drug gets a boost from gene discoveryScientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes peop
Potential for anti-obesity drug gets a boost from gene discovery
The Globe and Mail / Posted 46 minutes ago
Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise. The work solves a big mystery: Since 2007,... Read more
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Columbia Star
Being bilingual boosts the brainThe Language Buzz promotes bilingualism During Camp Buzz, students immersed th
Being bilingual boosts the brain
Columbia Star / Posted an hour ago
The Language Buzz promotes bilingualism During Camp Buzz, students immersed themselves in the Spanish culture. The Language Buzz, the first full emersion language program in Columbia located at 1921 Henderson Street, has been providing tutoring... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Key Media24 appointments to drive Afrikaans digital first publishingKey Media24 appointments to drive Afrikaans digital-first publishing2015-08-27
Key Media24 appointments to drive Afrikaans digital first publishing
News 24 South Africa / Posted an hour ago
Key Media24 appointments to drive Afrikaans digital-first publishing2015-08-27 20:47 Cape Town - Media24 has announced key appointments to drive digital-first publishing in Afrikaans. The company said on Thursday that Beeld editor Adriaan Basson... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
JAMB in a Jam"Oyo stops payment of WASSCE fees", PUNCH, August 20, 2015. THE announcement c
JAMB in a Jam
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
"Oyo stops payment of WASSCE fees", PUNCH, August 20, 2015. THE announcement concerning the change of policy was made by Mr Soji Eniade, the state's Head of Service. In addition, "pupils in secondary schools in the state would start paying N3,000... Read more
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New Kerala
Seven Indians on Forbes Asia's list of philanthropists Seven Indians feature in Forbes Asia's ninth annual Heroes of Philanthropy li
Seven Indians on Forbes Asia's list of philanthropists
New Kerala / Posted 8 hours ago
Seven Indians feature in Forbes Asia's ninth annual Heroes of Philanthropy list, highlighting some of the region's most noteworthy givers from 13 countries across Asia Pacific. Among them is... Read more
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Pravda
US and world are ruled not by parties, but clansThe US presidential elections are funded by a small group of people. They are a
US and world are ruled not by parties, but clans
Pravda / Posted 11 hours ago
The US presidential elections are funded by a small group of people. They are an invisible force, which controls not only the American, but also global policy. These people make up two clans, that have their proteges both among the Republicans and... Read more
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iol.co.za
3D image of tumour shows its complexityLondon - The first three-dimensional computer model of how a solid tumour grows
3D image of tumour shows its complexity
iol.co.za / Posted 16 hours ago
London - The first three-dimensional computer model of how a solid tumour grows, mutates and evolves has been developed by scientists who say it will help them to understand how lethal cancers develop resistance to drugs and chemotherapy. A... Read more
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Business Wire
Allied Minds Announces Half-Yearly ResultsBOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Allied Minds (LSE: ALM), an innovative U.S. science an
Allied Minds Announces Half-Yearly Results
Business Wire / Posted 18 hours ago
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Allied Minds (LSE: ALM), an innovative U.S. science and technology development and commercialization company, today announced its half-yearly results for the six months ended 30 June 2015. “Since becoming a public company... Read more
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Redwood Falls Gazette
Backward Glances — RFHS track plagued by bad cinders Posted Aug. 27, 2015 at 12:01 AM 1965 — 50 years ago• Stamp collectors acros
Backward Glances — RFHS track plagued by bad cinders
Redwood Falls Gazette / Posted 18 hours ago
Posted Aug. 27, 2015 at 12:01 AM 1965 — 50 years ago• Stamp collectors across the United States were thrilled when the postal service printed a goof on the new five-cent Florida commemorative... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
From the Center with Rolly EspinaI just turned 82-years-old and here I was talking that I am in my twilight year
From the Center with Rolly Espina
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 20 hours ago
I just turned 82-years-old and here I was talking that I am in my twilight years. Then the day after, headlines screamed Senator Juan Ponce Enrile, 91, has been granted bail on �humanitarian reasons,� despite having been accused of a P172 million... Read more
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Daily Pennsylvanian
Summer loving: Penn couples find and fight for romance over breakAs spring semester drew to a close, new couples wondered whether their relation
Summer loving: Penn couples find and fight for romance over break
Daily Pennsylvanian / Posted 21 hours ago
As spring semester drew to a close, new couples wondered whether their relationships would last the summer apart, and singles went into the break uncertain of what was to come. For many relationships, summer can indicate an end or a... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Feds bring ex-deputy Ohio treasurer Amer Ahmad back from PakistanFederal authorities brought fugitive Amer Ahmad, the mastermind behind a briber
Feds bring ex-deputy Ohio treasurer Amer Ahmad back from Pakistan
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 22 hours ago
Federal authorities brought fugitive Amer Ahmad, the mastermind behind a bribery and kickback scheme in the Ohio Treasurer’s office, back to the United States on Wednesday through a series of flights between Pakistan and Columbus. Ahmad, 40, is... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Feds bring ex-deputy Ohio treasurer Amer Ahmad back from PakistanFederal authorities brought fugitive Amer Ahmad, the mastermind behind a briber
Feds bring ex-deputy Ohio treasurer Amer Ahmad back from Pakistan
Dayton Daily News / Posted 23 hours ago
Federal authorities brought fugitive Amer Ahmad, the mastermind behind a bribery and kickback scheme in the Ohio Treasurer’s office, back to the United States on Wednesday through a series of flights between Pakistan and Columbus. Ahmad, 40, is... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Feds bring ex-deputy Ohio treasurer Amer Ahmad back from PakistanFederal authorities brought fugitive Amer Ahmad, the mastermind behind a briber
Feds bring ex-deputy Ohio treasurer Amer Ahmad back from Pakistan
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 23 hours ago
Federal authorities brought fugitive Amer Ahmad, the mastermind behind a bribery and kickback scheme in the Ohio Treasurer’s office, back to the United States on Wednesday through a series of flights between Pakistan and Columbus. Ahmad, 40, is... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Feds bring ex-deputy Ohio treasurer Amer Ahmad back from PakistanFederal authorities brought fugitive Amer Ahmad, the mastermind behind a briber
Feds bring ex-deputy Ohio treasurer Amer Ahmad back from Pakistan
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 23 hours ago
Federal authorities brought fugitive Amer Ahmad, the mastermind behind a bribery and kickback scheme in the Ohio Treasurer’s office, back to the United States on Wednesday through a series of flights between Pakistan and Columbus. Ahmad, 40, is... Read more
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Daily Mail
The beauty of CANCER: Researchers reveal 3D models of tumoursCancer up close: Stunning 3D simulations show tumours growing in treatment brea
The beauty of CANCER: Researchers reveal 3D models of tumours
Daily Mail / Posted 23 hours ago
Cancer up close: Stunning 3D simulations show tumours growing in treatment breakthrough Videos reveal the growth, mutation and evolution of a lethal cancer shed new light on how cancers develop resistance to drugs and chemotherapy. They look... Read more
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Issaquah Press
Correction Christine Cezar’s graduation notice was incorrect in the Aug. 20 issue. Ceza
Correction
Issaquah Press / Posted yesterday
Christine Cezar’s graduation notice was incorrect in the Aug. 20 issue. Cezar graduated May 28 with a Ph.D. in bioengineering from Harvard University. Copyright © 2015 by Issaquah Press Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be... Read more
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Providence Business News
Brown, URI make Top 500 world universities listPROVIDENCE – Brown University is ranked in the top 100 universities in the worl
Brown, URI make Top 500 world universities list
Providence Business News / Posted yesterday
PROVIDENCE – Brown University is ranked in the top 100 universities in the world, according to the 2015 Academic Ranking of World Universities. The ranking of the top 500 schools around the globe includes Brown at No. 75, in a tie with the... Read more
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Deseret News
This is even more evidence that Jesus may have had a wifeDid Jesus have a wife? It’s a question experts, researchers and believers have
This is even more evidence that Jesus may have had a wife
Deseret News / Posted yesterday
Did Jesus have a wife? It’s a question experts, researchers and believers have debated for years. A new study may point toward “yes.” Researchers at Columbia University have started running new tests on the highly controversial papyrus text, called... Read more
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The Washington Times
China tightens noose on Internet as anti-censorship tools suddenly shutterCensorship circumvention tools designed to bypass Internet restrictions are aga
China tightens noose on Internet as anti-censorship tools suddenly shutter
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
Censorship circumvention tools designed to bypass Internet restrictions are again under attack in China as software meant to let users around the nation’s so-called Great Firewall are experiencing a sudden surge in service interruptions and... Read more
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Times News
Crimson CalebCaleb Johnson was a massive force in the Colonial League throughout his high sc
Crimson Caleb
Times News / Posted yesterday
Caleb Johnson was a massive force in the Colonial League throughout his high school football career at Northern Lehigh. The 2012 high school graduate won the Times News Player of the Year award during his senior season - as he recorded a whopping... Read more
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Entrpreneur
Concentrate: How to Tame a Wandering MindI am about to be zapped in the head with an electromagnet, once a second, for e
Concentrate: How to Tame a Wandering Mind
Entrpreneur / Posted yesterday
I am about to be zapped in the head with an electromagnet, once a second, for eight minutes. I fidget, trying to get comfortable in a huge black chair with jointed metal arms that stand between me and the door. I feel faintly ridiculous wearing a... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Examining the Groundbreaking Work of the NHL's Latest Analytics HireLast week, the Carolina Hurricanes announced an addition to their front office.
Examining the Groundbreaking Work of the NHL's Latest Analytics Hire
Bleacher Report / Posted yesterday
Last week, the Carolina Hurricanes announced an addition to their front office. Eric Tulsky, a hockey blogger whose credits include mainstream publications such as the Washington Post and appearances at MIT’s Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, will... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
13 charged at Crestwood protest WednesdayThirteen people were charged Wednesday morning following another protest at the
13 charged at Crestwood protest Wednesday
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted yesterday
Thirteen people were charged Wednesday morning following another protest at the gates of the Crestwood facility in Schuyler County. The protesters included two Ithaca sisters and a Mecklenberg mother and son, according to We Are Seneca Lake. Tamar... Read more
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Boston Herald
Players excited for cracks in Oldtime Baseball GameFormer Red Sox pitching star Jim Lonborg, a member of the legendary 1967 Imposs
Players excited for cracks in Oldtime Baseball Game
Boston Herald / Posted yesterday
Former Red Sox pitching star Jim Lonborg, a member of the legendary 1967 Impossible Dream team, will head line Thursday’s 22nd annual Abbott Financial Management Oldtime Baseball Game at St. Peter’s Field on Sherman Street in North Cambridge. First... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Mike Huckabee Gets It Wrong On IranIn arguing against the Iran nuclear deal, Republican presidential candidate Mik
Mike Huckabee Gets It Wrong On Iran
The Huffington Post / Posted yesterday
In arguing against the Iran nuclear deal, Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee spins the facts. Huckabee said “no American aircraft would be able to get through” the S-300 surface-to-air missile defense system that Iran plans to install.... Read more
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Independent
Battle against cancer: Scientists develop first 3D computer model of how a solid tumour growsA mathematical construction of the complex evolution of a cancerous tumour has
Battle against cancer: Scientists develop first 3D computer model of how a solid tumour grows
Independent / Posted yesterday
A mathematical construction of the complex evolution of a cancerous tumour has already pointed to the most dangerous tumour cells being those where the DNA mutates in such a way that the cells break away to move around the body, the scientists... Read more
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Pilipino Star
The Great ParadoxGo Negosyo partnered with De La Salle University, the host university, for the
The Great Paradox
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
Go Negosyo partnered with De La Salle University, the host university, for the Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations (HPAIR) Manila Conference. The HPAIR is student-run organization of the Harvard University Faculty of Arts and... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lawrence Summers: No time for an interest rate hikeFederal Reserve officials have held out the prospect that at long last they may
Lawrence Summers: No time for an interest rate hike
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
Federal Reserve officials have held out the prospect that at long last they may raise interest rates at their September meeting, with the hike taking effect by year's end barring major unforeseen developments. A reasonable assessment of current... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Does Capitalism Cause Poverty?CAPITALISM gets blamed for many things nowadays: poverty, inequality, unemploym
Does Capitalism Cause Poverty?
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
CAPITALISM gets blamed for many things nowadays: poverty, inequality, unemployment, even global warming. As Pope Francis said in a recent speech in Bolivia: "This system is by now intolerable: farm workers find it intolerable, labourers find it... Read more
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Aljazeera
Hawking: There may be a way out of black holesThe acclaimed British scientist Stephen Hawking has put forward a theory that c
Hawking: There may be a way out of black holes
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
The acclaimed British scientist Stephen Hawking has put forward a theory that could resolve one of the most significant paradoxes facing theoretical physicists - what happens to physical information after it enters a black hole. Speaking at a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
New science block shape of futureTaradale High school principal Stephen Hensman (left), head of science Doug Yor
New science block shape of future
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
Taradale High school principal Stephen Hensman (left), head of science Doug Yorgasen, and students Joshua Jamieson, Paige Vandermeent, Corey McLaren, and Yunji Kim in front of the old science block. A new science block for Taradale High School... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Charo Santos-Concio to chair International Emmy Awards GalaABS-CBN President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Charo Santos-Concio. Photo
Charo Santos-Concio to chair International Emmy Awards Gala
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted yesterday
ABS-CBN President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Charo Santos-Concio. Photo by Fernando G. Sepe, Jr. for ABS-CBNnews.com MANILA – ABS-CBN President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Charo Santos-Concio will serve as Gala Chair for the 43rd... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Origins of 'Gospel of Jesus' Wife' Begin to EmergeThe truth may be finally emerging about the “Gospel of Jesus’s Wife,” a highly
Origins of 'Gospel of Jesus' Wife' Begin to Emerge
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
The truth may be finally emerging about the “Gospel of Jesus’s Wife,” a highly controversial papyrus suggesting that some people, in ancient times, believed Jesus was married to Mary Magdalene. New research on the papyrus’ ink points to the... Read more
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Hip-Hop Wired
Kendrick Lamar’s “Alright” Inspires College Scholarship Program [VIDEO] Earlier this year, as noted by Pigeon and Planes, which reported on this late
Kendrick Lamar’s “Alright” Inspires College Scholarship Program [VIDEO]
Hip-Hop Wired / Posted yesterday
Earlier this year, as noted by Pigeon and Planes, which reported on this latest development as well, a New Jersey high school teacher added Lamar’s lyrics to his teaching... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Field Museum cutting costs, losing scientistsChicago's Field Museum made headlines on four continents this year after resear
Field Museum cutting costs, losing scientists
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Chicago's Field Museum made headlines on four continents this year after researchers discovered a 600-year-old Chinese coin in late December on the Kenyan island of Manda, revealing there was trade between China and East Africa before European... Read more
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Perth Now
Mary, wife of Jesus: Really?MY WIFE: It’s a common phrase found on scrap of papyrus no bigger than a busine
Mary, wife of Jesus: Really?
Perth Now / Posted 2 days ago
MY WIFE: It’s a common phrase found on scrap of papyrus no bigger than a business card. But given the phrase was supposedly uttered by Jesus about Mary Magdalene, its ramifications could be explosive. The authenticity of the document has been... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Janet Yellen Fast Facts(CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of Janet Yellen, the first female Federal Re
Janet Yellen Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 2 days ago
(CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of Janet Yellen, the first female Federal Reserve chair. Personal: Birth date: August 13, 1946 Birth place: Brooklyn, New York Birth name: Janet Louise Yellen Marriage: George Akerlof (1978-present) Children:... Read more
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PhysOrg
Molten glass 3-D printer produces optically transparent glassCredit: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers A new additive manufacturing techniq
Molten glass 3-D printer produces optically transparent glass
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
Credit: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers A new additive manufacturing technique uses an innovative process for printing molten glass at sufficiently high temperatures, layering it to produce strong 3D-printed glass objects able to transmit light.... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Sharing happiness makes it growNZ researcher says social connections make good times better — just don’t brag
Sharing happiness makes it grow
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
NZ researcher says social connections make good times better — just don’t brag Researchers have previously demonstrated your own happiness could spread through a network of people, much like a virus, to eventually rub off on someone you've never... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
The next hot job: cartographerJavier de la Torre (left), Chris Whong and Andrew Hill (right) of CartoDB. Car
The next hot job: cartographer
Crain's New York Business / Posted 2 days ago
Javier de la Torre (left), Chris Whong and Andrew Hill (right) of CartoDB. CartoDB's Javier de la Torre studied the effects of climate change before getting into mapping, and Andrew Hill has a doctorate in ecology and evolutionary biology. Neither... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Stephen Hawking's New Black Hole Idea May Blow Your MindHow do you escape from a black hole? Stephen Hawking has an idea. In front of
Stephen Hawking's New Black Hole Idea May Blow Your Mind
The Huffington Post / Posted 2 days ago
How do you escape from a black hole? Stephen Hawking has an idea. In front of a crowd of scientists and reporters at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm on Tuesday, the renowned British physicist explained his latest idea about how... Read more
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Yahoo News
Origins of 'Gospel of Jesus's Wife' Begin to Emerge The truth may be finally emerging about the "Gospel of Jesus's Wife," a highl
Origins of 'Gospel of Jesus's Wife' Begin to Emerge
Yahoo News / Posted 2 days ago
The truth may be finally emerging about the "Gospel of Jesus's Wife," a highly controversial papyrus suggesting that some people, in ancient times, believed Jesus was married to Mary Magdalene. New... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Most popular dream collegesPictured: Along with other candidates from her graduate school, Knatokie Ford (
Most popular dream colleges
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Pictured: Along with other candidates from her graduate school, Knatokie Ford (second from left), from Akron, Ohio, who earned a Ph.D. in experimental pathology, celebrates when the degrees are conferred. Harvard University holds its commencement... Read more
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The Star
Malaysia Airlines appoints executive counsel, marketing headKUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines has appointed Nik Azli Abu Zahar as executive c
Malaysia Airlines appoints executive counsel, marketing head
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines has appointed Nik Azli Abu Zahar as executive counsel and Charles D. McKee as head of marketing. The national carrier said on Tuesday Niz Azli’s appointment takes effect from Nov 1 while McKee’s is effective Sept... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Most popular dream collegesPictured: Along with other candidates from her graduate school, Knatokie Ford (
Most popular dream colleges
Greenwich Time / Posted 2 days ago
Pictured: Along with other candidates from her graduate school, Knatokie Ford (second from left), from Akron, Ohio, who earned a Ph.D. in experimental pathology, celebrates when the degrees are conferred. Harvard University holds its commencement... Read more
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Newser
There's a New Twist in 'Gospel of Jesus' Wife' Mystery. But Does it Mean It's Real?– Since Harvard University professor Karen King first reported in 2012 her disc
There's a New Twist in 'Gospel of Jesus' Wife' Mystery. But Does it Mean It's Real?
Newser / Posted 2 days ago
– Since Harvard University professor Karen King first reported in 2012 her discovery of what appears to be an ancient papyrus in which Jesus is suggested to have a wife, the authenticity of the so-called "Gospel of Jesus' Wife" has been the subject... Read more
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The Atlantic
Weird and Wonderful Sandcastles“Although I study the sociology of art, amongst other things, I have not worked
Weird and Wonderful Sandcastles
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
“Although I study the sociology of art, amongst other things, I have not worked up anything particularly deep about sandcastles,” said Matt Kaliner, a sociology lecturer at Harvard University and the architect of some of the weirdest, most wonderful... Read more
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Duke University
How Duke Admissions Created the Class of 2019Editor's Note: This story originally appeared in the August/September 2015 issu
How Duke Admissions Created the Class of 2019
Duke University / Posted 2 days ago
Editor's Note: This story originally appeared in the August/September 2015 issue of Working@Duke. Elysia Pan, Duke admissions officer and a 2013 Duke graduate, sits among a sea of acceptance letters bound for the Class of 2019. Photo by Bryan... Read more
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