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National Catholic Reporter
Mixed marriages challenge Asian familiesThe growing phenomenon of Catholics marrying outside the faith and the challeng
Mixed marriages challenge Asian families
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 10 hours ago
The growing phenomenon of Catholics marrying outside the faith and the challenges that it poses to the church in Asia -- especially in countries like India, where Christians are a minority -- was the subject of discussion at a recent gathering of... Read more
14h
Ghanaweb.com
The Nkrumahist Who Transformed Ignorance Into BlissFeature Article of Monday, 31 August 2015 Wealth is good; I doubt if anyone wi
The Nkrumahist Who Transformed Ignorance Into Bliss
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 14 hours ago
Feature Article of Monday, 31 August 2015 Wealth is good; I doubt if anyone with common sense can deny this. Money is what makes the division of labour possible. According Adam Smith, division of labour is what creates wealth, and he proved it... Read more
21h
Salon.com
An X-rated education: Where male escorts learn their tradeThis article originally appeared on Opinions on sex work vary, but one thing i
An X-rated education: Where male escorts learn their trade
Salon.com / Posted 21 hours ago
This article originally appeared on Opinions on sex work vary, but one thing is for sure: it’s been around a long time, and will be around a lot longer. But different groups have emerged under that sprawling umbrella, and some (i.e. women) have... Read more
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Daily Mail
'Rabbit expert' who ran 'Happy Rabbit' blog accused of animal neglect after her skeletal, paralyzed and urine-soaked pet was put down because she wa
'Rabbit expert' who ran 'Happy Rabbit' blog accused of animal neglect
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
after her skeletal, paralyzed and urine-soaked pet was put down because she was 'too embarrassed' to seek help Jan Hutto, 64, accused of neglecting her 14-year-old rabbit, Coco... Read more
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TechCrunch
Baby, We Won’t Drive Our Cars: The Future Of Automotive TransportationMore posts by this contributor: While the conversation led to many interesting
Baby, We Won’t Drive Our Cars: The Future Of Automotive Transportation
TechCrunch / Posted 2 days ago
More posts by this contributor: While the conversation led to many interesting conclusions, the discussion can be summed up in large part by one unifying insight: “Transportation tech is not only changing how we get from A to B, it’s fundamentally... Read more
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KXII Sherman
Woman speaks out against puppy business in AntlersOne woman is speaking out about a dog dealer in Pushmataha County who she said
Woman speaks out against puppy business in Antlers
KXII Sherman / Posted 2 days ago
One woman is speaking out about a dog dealer in Pushmataha County who she said is mistreating her puppies. He's a growing Great Dane puppy, but about a month ago, his owner Kim Daniels said he looked very different. "They got here they were in... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Registration opens for fall adult classes at FSUFITCHBURG — Fitchburg State University’s Adult Learning in the Fitchburg Area (
Registration opens for fall adult classes at FSU
Leominster Champion / Posted 3 days ago
FITCHBURG — Fitchburg State University’s Adult Learning in the Fitchburg Area (ALFA) program is launching its 12th year providing local residents the opportunity to broaden their minds and social circles through non-credit daytime courses and special... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Pouring beers with pups in South BurlingtonIf you love dogs and beer South Burlington was the place to be Thursday night.
Pouring beers with pups in South Burlington
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 3 days ago
If you love dogs and beer South Burlington was the place to be Thursday night. Owners got to grab a drink and bring their pups along for some fun at the Human Society of Chittenden County. The "Bark and Brew" series is a new venture at the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Law, Justice and National DevelopmentI WANT to thank the Executive Arm of the Nigerian Bar Association, and especial
The Law, Justice and National Development
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
I WANT to thank the Executive Arm of the Nigerian Bar Association, and especially the committee charged with organising this Annual Conference for asking me, a simple priest who has never attended even a "Law 101" class to address this distinguished... Read more
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Rappler
The march of millennialsFilipino millennials, or young people aged 35 and below, would exert enormous i
The march of millennials
Rappler / Posted 5 days ago
Filipino millennials, or young people aged 35 and below, would exert enormous influence on the 2016 presidential elections. They have the potential to define its political dynamics, as they make their presence felt as a specific voting bloc in the... Read more
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Washington Post
The sense in Republican climate-change nonsenseConservatives often insist that it’s pointless to cut climate change-causing gr
The sense in Republican climate-change nonsense
Washington Post / Posted 5 days ago
Conservatives often insist that it’s pointless to cut climate change-causing greenhouse gas emissions: It would amount to unilateral economic disarmament; China and the rest of the world wouldn’t reduce pollution, instead taking all the... Read more
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PC Advisor
Happy 24th birthday Linux!Over the last 24 years, Linux has become the largest shared technology on earth
Happy 24th birthday Linux!
PC Advisor / Posted 6 days ago
Over the last 24 years, Linux has become the largest shared technology on earth and has popularized a revolution called open source, which is changing our world in more ways than we can imagine. It... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Career Prospects: What to do with your degree in Social Science"Social Buzz": the number of times this article has been shared across major so
Career Prospects: What to do with your degree in Social Science
Asian Correspondent / Posted 6 days ago
"Social Buzz": the number of times this article has been shared across major social media networks Of all the academic disciplines, social science is perhaps the hardest to define. At its simplest, it is the study of human society and social... Read more
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Quartz
The climate scientist who predicted Hurricane Katrina explains why future storms will be worse - Quartz Just a Warm up Hurricane Katrina, shortly after...
The climate scientist who predicted Hurricane Katrina explains why future storms will be worse
Quartz / Posted 6 days ago
- Quartz Just a Warm up Hurricane Katrina, shortly after... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Africa's Bizarro-World Foreign PolicyLast year, when it was first reported that South Africa's ruling liberation mov
South Africa's Bizarro-World Foreign Policy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Last year, when it was first reported that South Africa's ruling liberation movement, the African National Congress (ANC), would receive funding from the Chinese Communist Party for its new Policy School and Political Institute in Venterskroon, I and... Read more
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7d
express
Cat clinging to cage SAVED moments before being skinned alive and EATENPICTURED: A DESPERATE CAT seen climbing a cage at a Chinese pet-eating festiv
Cat clinging to cage SAVED moments before being skinned alive and EATEN
express / Posted 7 days ago
PICTURED: A DESPERATE CAT seen climbing a cage at a Chinese pet-eating festival was rescued at the last-minute by an undercover activist. The harrowing photo of the desperate... Read more
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7d
The New Statesman
The end of One Direction: why I'll miss the fans more than the remarkably average boysIt’s 7.30am on a grey Thursday in White City. A long line of brightly dressed g
The end of One Direction: why I'll miss the fans more than the remarkably average boys
The New Statesman / Posted 7 days ago
It’s 7.30am on a grey Thursday in White City. A long line of brightly dressed girls loiter on an unglamorous stretch of pavement. Middle-aged women raise embarrassed eyebrows at each other. Twenty-somethings, like me, scroll through their phones.... Read more
7d
Daily Liberal
Relief for history teacherPOST-EXAM smiles and a collective sigh of relief from students who sat the HSC
Relief for history teacher
Daily Liberal / Posted 7 days ago
POST-EXAM smiles and a collective sigh of relief from students who sat the HSC Ancient History exam yesterday were a welcome sight for Dubbo College Senior Campus teacher Glen Braithwaite. POST-EXAM smiles and a collective sigh of relief from... Read more
7d
The Malaysian Insider
When can Uniten start generating profit? – MaxMonster Analytics Published: 24 August 2015 4:54 PM Universiti Tenaga Nasional Sdn Bhd (Uniten
When can Uniten start generating profit? – MaxMonster Analytics
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 7 days ago
Published: 24 August 2015 4:54 PM Universiti Tenaga Nasional Sdn Bhd (Uniten) – the tertiary education institution owned by Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) – is swimming out of the financial... Read more
7d
Daily Mirror
This cat escaped being eaten at a cruel festival. But take a look at her now.A cat who faced being skinned and eaten at a cruel festival in China has found
This cat escaped being eaten at a cruel festival. But take a look at her now.
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
A cat who faced being skinned and eaten at a cruel festival in China has found a loving new home after a charity rescued her. Huru the cat was photographed desperately clinging onto cage bars inside the slaughterhouse enclosure at the Yulin Dog and... Read more
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7d
KMTR Eugene
Chickens, sheep, cats and dogs march in Festival of Eugene PAWradePets on PAWrade for the Festival of Eugene – Photos by Amanda Pets with paws,
Chickens, sheep, cats and dogs march in Festival of Eugene PAWrade
KMTR Eugene / Posted 7 days ago
Pets on PAWrade for the Festival of Eugene – Photos by Amanda Pets with paws, hoofs, and talons assembled Sunday to take part in the pet PAWrade put on by the Festival of Eugene and Greenhill Human Society. Animals and their owners gathered around a... Read more
7d
KMTR Eugene
Chickens, sheep, cats and dogs march in Festival of Eugene PAWradeEUGENE, Ore. – Animals of all shapes and sizes marched in a parade – or rather
Chickens, sheep, cats and dogs march in Festival of Eugene PAWrade
KMTR Eugene / Posted 7 days ago
EUGENE, Ore. – Animals of all shapes and sizes marched in a parade – or rather a PAWrade – Sunday in an effort to get new homes for deserving pets. Pets and pet owners arrived at Skinner Butte Park Sunday morning dressed to impress. Wearing anything... Read more
7d
KVAL Eugene
Pets on PAWrade for the Festival of Eugene – Photos by Amanda Pets with paws, hoofs, and talons assembled Sunday to take
Pets on PAWrade for the Festival of Eugene
KVAL Eugene / Posted 7 days ago
– Photos by Amanda Pets with paws, hoofs, and talons assembled Sunday to take part in the pet PAWrade put on by the Festival of Eugene and Greenhill Human Society. Animals and their owners gathered around a... Read more
8d
metro
Cat clinging to cage at animal-eating festival is saved moments before being skinned alive Earlier this year thousands of cats and dogs were skinned alive and sold as f
Cat clinging to cage at animal-eating festival is saved moments before being skinned alive
metro / Posted 8 days ago
Earlier this year thousands of cats and dogs were skinned alive and sold as food at a controversial Chinese festival. But this cat, pictured trying to escape... Read more
8d
Zero Hedge
Economics Is Dead, And It Is Being Killed AgainEconomics is dead, and economists killed it. What we have seen over the course
Economics Is Dead, And It Is Being Killed Again
Zero Hedge / Posted 8 days ago
Economics is dead, and economists killed it. What we have seen over the course of the last eighty years is a systematic dismantling of the contribution of economics to our understanding of the social world. Whatever the cause, modern economics is... Read more
8d
Daily Mail
Charity saves cat trying to escape from Chinese slaughterhouseSaved moments before being skinned and EATEN: Cat photographed in desperate bid
Charity saves cat trying to escape from Chinese slaughterhouse
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Saved moments before being skinned and EATEN: Cat photographed in desperate bid to escape from Chinese butcher is saved by American animal shelter A cat named Huru was photographed climbing the side of a slaughterhouse enclosure at the Yulin Dog and... Read more
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New Kerala
Cooperation may encourage corruption: Study While the benefits of cooperation in human society are clear, it also
Cooperation may encourage corruption
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
: Study While the benefits of cooperation in human society are clear, it also has a dark side - one that encourages corrupt behaviour, says a study. "Collaborative settings, not just greed, can provide fertile... Read more
9d
Local 10 Miami
Adopt A Pet - Meet Sophie!& I AM CLAY FERRARO. AND THAT IS PET TIME. AND THAT IS TRY WALKER WITH THE HUMA
Adopt A Pet - Meet Sophie!
Local 10 Miami / Posted 9 days ago
& I AM CLAY FERRARO. AND THAT IS PET TIME. AND THAT IS TRY WALKER WITH THE HUMAN SOCIETY. AND SOEFY IS VERY CHILL. SHE IS A MANCHESTER TERROR MIX. IT CAME FROM THE SHELTER. AND THE OWNER IS ILL AND CAN'T TAKE CARE OF HER. Neki: WE HAVE AN ELDERLY... Read more
9d
Salon.com
Why the world’s remaining hunter-gatherer societies are some of its biggest pot smokersThis article originally appeared on What if it were marijuana’s medicinal qual
Why the world’s remaining hunter-gatherer societies are some of its biggest pot smokers
Salon.com / Posted 9 days ago
This article originally appeared on What if it were marijuana’s medicinal qualities that originally inspired humans to light up, instead of the urge to get high? That’s the theory of some Washington State bioanthropologists just back from studying... Read more
9d
Belfast Telegraph
Gay activist's 'King Billy was a homosexual' claim sparks furore A leading gay rights activist has raised the temperature in the row over homo
Gay activist's 'King Billy was a homosexual' claim sparks furore
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
A leading gay rights activist has raised the temperature in the row over homosexuality by claiming there was evidence King Billy had male lovers. Peter Tatchell highlighted the... Read more
9d
Lake Tahoe News
Snippets about Lake Tahoe· The Sept. 6 fireworks show on the South Shore starts at 8:30pm. · Russ Nygaa
Snippets about Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 9 days ago
· The Sept. 6 fireworks show on the South Shore starts at 8:30pm. · Russ Nygaard has been hired by Tahoe Transportation District as transportation capital program manager to oversee the planning, design and execution of the agency’s capital... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Thanks Humanity. Now We're Unsustainable 'Super Predators.'"In the past century, humans have become the dominant predator across many syst
Thanks Humanity. Now We're Unsustainable 'Super Predators.'
The Huffington Post / Posted 9 days ago
"In the past century, humans have become the dominant predator across many systems." So begins a startling new report about humanity's impact on the planet, published Friday in the journal Science. The study, by researchers at the University of... Read more
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The Maui News
Police suit up for telescope protestSeven men and one woman were charged with failure to disperse, obstructing and
Police suit up for telescope protest
The Maui News / Posted 10 days ago
Seven men and one woman were charged with failure to disperse, obstructing and disorderly conduct after refusing to move out of the way of semitractor-trailers delivering wide loads of construction material from the Puunene baseyard to the top of the... Read more
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The Courier
STEM education: Kindergarten is where it should beginChildren must develop an interest in science, technology, engineering and maths
STEM education: Kindergarten is where it should begin
The Courier / Posted 11 days ago
Children must develop an interest in science, technology, engineering and maths at a young age to excel at them when they are older. Much of the education conversation in the media recently has focused on an area in the school curriculum known as... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
STEM education: Kindergarten is where it should beginChildren must develop an interest in science, technology, engineering and maths
STEM education: Kindergarten is where it should begin
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 11 days ago
Children must develop an interest in science, technology, engineering and maths at a young age to excel at them when they are older. Much of the education conversation in the media recently has focused on an area in the school curriculum known as... Read more
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The Young Witness
STEM education: Kindergarten is where it should beginChildren must develop an interest in science, technology, engineering and maths
STEM education: Kindergarten is where it should begin
The Young Witness / Posted 11 days ago
Children must develop an interest in science, technology, engineering and maths at a young age to excel at them when they are older. Much of the education conversation in the media recently has focused on an area in the school curriculum known as... Read more
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Western Advocate
STEM education: Kindergarten is where it should beginChildren must develop an interest in science, technology, engineering and maths
STEM education: Kindergarten is where it should begin
Western Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
Children must develop an interest in science, technology, engineering and maths at a young age to excel at them when they are older. Much of the education conversation in the media recently has focused on an area in the school curriculum known as... Read more
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Kiama Independent
STEM education: Kindergarten is where it should beginChildren must develop an interest in science, technology, engineering and maths
STEM education: Kindergarten is where it should begin
Kiama Independent / Posted 11 days ago
Children must develop an interest in science, technology, engineering and maths at a young age to excel at them when they are older. Much of the education conversation in the media recently has focused on an area in the school curriculum known as... Read more
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Manning River Times
STEM education: Kindergarten is where it should beginChildren must develop an interest in science, technology, engineering and maths
STEM education: Kindergarten is where it should begin
Manning River Times / Posted 11 days ago
Children must develop an interest in science, technology, engineering and maths at a young age to excel at them when they are older. Much of the education conversation in the media recently has focused on an area in the school curriculum known as... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
STEM education: Kindergarten is where it should beginChildren must develop an interest in science, technology, engineering and maths
STEM education: Kindergarten is where it should begin
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 11 days ago
Children must develop an interest in science, technology, engineering and maths at a young age to excel at them when they are older. Much of the education conversation in the media recently has focused on an area in the school curriculum known as... Read more
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The North West Star
STEM education: Kindergarten is where it should beginChildren must develop an interest in science, technology, engineering and maths
STEM education: Kindergarten is where it should begin
The North West Star / Posted 11 days ago
Children must develop an interest in science, technology, engineering and maths at a young age to excel at them when they are older. Much of the education conversation in the media recently has focused on an area in the school curriculum known as... Read more
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Daily Liberal
STEM education: Kindergarten is where it should beginChildren must develop an interest in science, technology, engineering and maths
STEM education: Kindergarten is where it should begin
Daily Liberal / Posted 11 days ago
Children must develop an interest in science, technology, engineering and maths at a young age to excel at them when they are older. Much of the education conversation in the media recently has focused on an area in the school curriculum known as... Read more
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The Border Mail
STEM education: Kindergarten is where it should beginChildren must develop an interest in science, technology, engineering and maths
STEM education: Kindergarten is where it should begin
The Border Mail / Posted 11 days ago
Children must develop an interest in science, technology, engineering and maths at a young age to excel at them when they are older. Much of the education conversation in the media recently has focused on an area in the school curriculum known as... Read more
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Daily Mail
Pooch named Lucky with facial scarring is adoptedPuppy with horrific facial scarring and inflamed eyelids finds new home thanks
Pooch named Lucky with facial scarring is adopted
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
Puppy with horrific facial scarring and inflamed eyelids finds new home thanks to Clear the Shelters campaign - and is now called Lucky! The pooch, originally named Lisa, was adopted this weekend from the Humane Society Silicon Valley in Milpitas A... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
The ‘Precariat’: stressed out, insecure, alienated and angryInequality. Class fragmentation. Social and economic exclusion. These buzzword
The ‘Precariat’: stressed out, insecure, alienated and angry
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 12 days ago
Inequality. Class fragmentation. Social and economic exclusion. These buzzword terms are often used by church and labor advocates to explain a new global reality. They suggest that human society is pulling apart, leaving diverse groups of people on... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Francis again criticizes market system, saying it takes family 'hostage'Pope Francis has again strongly criticized an aspect of the global market syste
Francis again criticizes market system, saying it takes family 'hostage'
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 12 days ago
Pope Francis has again strongly criticized an aspect of the global market system, warning that the search for profit margins often "takes hostage" family life and even considers families themselves obstacles to better worker productivity. In his... Read more
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New Kerala
Javed, Shabana attend seminar on Kaifi Azmi Film lyricist and poet Javed Akhtar on Wednesday said that despite the politi
Javed, Shabana attend seminar on Kaifi Azmi
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
Film lyricist and poet Javed Akhtar on Wednesday said that despite the political and economic shifts in India, his late father-in-law and poet Kaifi Azmi retained his idealism and remained optimistic of a... Read more
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IGN
Octodad: Dadliest Catch Gets Xbox One Release DateThe game is set to cost $14.99 and include the previously announced free DLC, t
Octodad: Dadliest Catch Gets Xbox One Release Date
IGN / Posted 12 days ago
The game is set to cost $14.99 and include the previously announced free DLC, titled Octodad Shorts, when it arrives. The Wii U version of the game is complete and currently in certification. Once that's done, the team will announce a release... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Akron humane society rescues more than 300 cats since JuneAKRON, Ohio- The Human Society of Greater Akron says it’s at critical capacity
Akron humane society rescues more than 300 cats since June
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 13 days ago
AKRON, Ohio- The Human Society of Greater Akron says it’s at critical capacity at its Twinsburg facility following several recent rescues. Since June, PAWSiblities rescued more than 335 cats. According to the humane society, 23 were removed from a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Obama and His African BrothersAn African proverb says, "When a child is excited and repeatedly pointing in on
Obama and His African Brothers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
An African proverb says, "When a child is excited and repeatedly pointing in one direction, look closely; you will either find his mother or father there." President Barack Obama's African shuttles, four at the last count and the most by a sitting... Read more
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