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CBC.ca
Victims, not heroes: The unsettling truth behind Beaumont-Hamel's carnageyears the trench slaughter has been cloaked as valour and glory. Yet for many o
Victims, not heroes: The unsettling truth behind Beaumont-Hamel's carnage
CBC.ca / Posted 7 minutes ago
years the trench slaughter has been cloaked as valour and glory. Yet for many of the men who volunteered, a primary impulse was not patriotism, but rather a desire to escape one of the poorest places in North America and to seek... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
People claim local pet store sells sick dogsto violate the law. Also, the contract customers sign says "no refunds". "Our
People claim local pet store sells sick dogs
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted an hour ago
to violate the law. Also, the contract customers sign says "no refunds". "Our understanding is it's to help him avoid impulse shoppers," Rita Gutierrez of Riverside County Animal Services said. We asked what the county knew about sick... Read more
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The Mercury News
Krauthammer: The EU is a great idea badly executedwas an assertion of national sovereignty and an attempt, in one fell swoop, to
Krauthammer: The EU is a great idea badly executed
The Mercury News / Posted 2 hours ago
was an assertion of national sovereignty and an attempt, in one fell swoop, to recover it. There is much to admire in that impulse. But at what cost? Among its casualties may be not just the European project (other exit referendums are already... Read more
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The News & Observer
Brexit: Sovereign kingdom or little England?was an assertion of national sovereignty and an attempt, in one fell swoop, to
Brexit: Sovereign kingdom or little England?
The News & Observer / Posted 2 hours ago
was an assertion of national sovereignty and an attempt, in one fell swoop, to recover it. There is much to admire in that impulse. But at what cost? Among its casualties may be not just the European project (other exit referendums are already... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Tips for taking care of surprise medical billsin New York City. "All that doctor was doing was sitting in room in New York,
Tips for taking care of surprise medical bills
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 4 hours ago
in New York City. "All that doctor was doing was sitting in room in New York, looking at monitors, monitoring the nerve impulse in my spine. What was this doctor charging me $1800." Foster isn't alone. One out of every three Americans has... Read more
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express
Outrage as EU leaders blast Merkel’s 'small club' as she meets with select groupon Monday. The trio had a face-to-face sit down to chew over the consequences
Outrage as EU leaders blast Merkel’s 'small club' as she meets with select group
express / Posted 4 hours ago
on Monday. The trio had a face-to-face sit down to chew over the consequences of Brexit, and supposedly decreed a “new impulse” was needed for Europe. But Luxembourg’s PM, Xavier Bettel, was less than impressed with the clique, demanding that... Read more
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Faster Louder
The Avalanches’ long-awaited ‘Wildflower’ is a battle between time and timelessnesswere no longer the raucous party band, retiring their live band setup (which of
The Avalanches’ long-awaited ‘Wildflower’ is a battle between time and timelessness
Faster Louder / Posted 5 hours ago
were no longer the raucous party band, retiring their live band setup (which often resulted in them breaking shit on impulse) in favour of DJ sets. The Avalanches should have thrived in the SoundCloud era – which is now beset by the same... Read more
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The Atlantic
Studying the Humanities Is Vital in the Information Agestatus of information, but information is highly inferior. Knowledge requires i
Studying the Humanities Is Vital in the Information Age
The Atlantic / Posted 5 hours ago
status of information, but information is highly inferior. Knowledge requires inquiry, method, and above all, time.” The impulse to voraciously consume as much news (or as many television shows) as possible in a short span of time is... Read more
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Guelph Mercury
Cancer has a way of helping you figure out what countssecond opinions, and then because she laser-focused on the prize: long-term sur
Cancer has a way of helping you figure out what counts
Guelph Mercury / Posted 5 hours ago
second opinions, and then because she laser-focused on the prize: long-term survival of her first-born, not my vanity or my impulse to take a chance with an unproven option. I decided Mom knew best and flew cross-country to the Memorial Sloan... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
George Will: How Texas Sen. John Cornyn and others are rethinking crime and punishmentwith violent and repeat offenders. Speaking of repeat offenders: Much crime is
George Will: How Texas Sen. John Cornyn and others are rethinking crime and punishment
Dallas Morning News / Posted 5 hours ago
with violent and repeat offenders. Speaking of repeat offenders: Much crime is committed by individuals who have weak impulse control, and Congress manufactures criminal offenses for the same reason. It should stop promiscuously multiplying... Read more
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Daily News
London should secede from the United Kingdomthey belonged. Now residents of London would just as soon divorce from Great Br
London should secede from the United Kingdom
Daily News / Posted 6 hours ago
they belonged. Now residents of London would just as soon divorce from Great Britain. That’s an entirely understandable impulse. Many Brits voted for Brexit as a resentful protest against the political and economic elites who reside in London,... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
DOJ, Deschutes DA employee admts stealing benefitsto be employed due to his service-connected disabilities that included suicidal
DOJ, Deschutes DA employee admts stealing benefits
KTVZ Bend / Posted 7 hours ago
to be employed due to his service-connected disabilities that included suicidal ideation, obsession rituals, and impaired impulse control. Endicott also submitted a statement to the VA in February 2013, stating he had not worked within the past... Read more
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OJornal News
Stuck in the shadowspoliticians of both parties understood this and actually came close to legislat
Stuck in the shadows
OJornal News / Posted 8 hours ago
politicians of both parties understood this and actually came close to legislating a solution. But loss of nerve and an impulse to torpedo compromise in search of maximal political advantage put a solution out of reach. The standoff heightens... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Portland's homeless need permanent housing, not warehousingmore dignity from our neighbors experiencing homelessness. We appreciate the b
Portland's homeless need permanent housing, not warehousing
OregonLive.com / Posted 9 hours ago
more dignity from our neighbors experiencing homelessness. We appreciate the business community and private developers' impulse to help solve this homeless crisis, and we welcome the opportunity to sit down with Williams and Dame to talk about... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Drexel researchers develop computer game and mobile app to help people lose weightThe secondary response tries to pump the brakes on that urge. But that reaction
Drexel researchers develop computer game and mobile app to help people lose weight
News-Medical-Net / Posted 9 hours ago
The secondary response tries to pump the brakes on that urge. But that reaction is typically slower and less strong than impulse, according to Forman. "However, studies have shown that if you do certain tasks that involve this inhibitory control... Read more
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Deseret News
7 habits of financially responsible peopleyou’ll be glad you have some extra money to ease the burden. People who are fi
7 habits of financially responsible people
Deseret News / Posted 9 hours ago
you’ll be glad you have some extra money to ease the burden. People who are financially responsible don’t fall victim to impulse buys or binge spending when they’ve had a bad day. This group qualifies themselves time and time again by exercising... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Soul, gospel choir opens Willows summer seriesstyles. Audiences can expect something different every time and a reason to get
Soul, gospel choir opens Willows summer series
Oak Bay News / Posted 10 hours ago
styles. Audiences can expect something different every time and a reason to get up and dance.” Kristina Helene performs July 13, Fantan O’Brien performs July 27 and Impulse Response is on stage Aug. 10. Concerts are 6:30 to 9 p.m. in Willows... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Speaker Baleka Mbete - National Youth Parliamentyou can change this world for the better. You are more interested in hard work,
Speaker Baleka Mbete - National Youth Parliament
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
you can change this world for the better. You are more interested in hard work, the hard work of waging peace than the easy impulse towards conflict. You are more interested in the hard work of building prosperity through entrepreneurship and... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Canadians to spend 25% less on summer travel: CIBCwhile half said they would somewhat stick to their budget, up from 45%. It als
Canadians to spend 25% less on summer travel: CIBC
Calgary Sun / Posted 12 hours ago
while half said they would somewhat stick to their budget, up from 45%. It also found that respondents make most of their impulse purchases in the summer, 67% on average compared with 17% in winter, 9% in the spring and 7% in the fall. The... Read more
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Fortune
How an Ex-CIA Researcher Created a Saboteur-Stopping Email Toolmental patients, noting distinctions between those suffering from depression, o
How an Ex-CIA Researcher Created a Saboteur-Stopping Email Tool
Fortune / Posted 12 hours ago
mental patients, noting distinctions between those suffering from depression, obsessive-compulsive disorders, and lack of impulse control. In his research, Weintraub found that elevated use of the word “me,” for instance, was associated with... Read more
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The Columbian
Energy Adviser: Electrifying facts about energy97,000 feet. This was the highest altitude reached by any aircraft not powered
Energy Adviser: Electrifying facts about energy
The Columbian / Posted 12 hours ago
97,000 feet. This was the highest altitude reached by any aircraft not powered by rockets for flight. Another, the Solar Impulse 2, looks like a high-tech dragonfly and is making its way around the world without a drop of fuel. Flown by a single... Read more
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The Christian Post
Man Returns Thomas Kinkade Jesus Statue After Stealing It 2 Years Ago, Asks for Forgivenessalways brought me a guilty conscience. I was too cowardly to hand it over perso
Man Returns Thomas Kinkade Jesus Statue After Stealing It 2 Years Ago, Asks for Forgiveness
The Christian Post / Posted 13 hours ago
always brought me a guilty conscience. I was too cowardly to hand it over personally. Now I am retired and I make a final impulse to clear my conscience. I deeply regret what I did and can only hope this Bible finds its rightful home again," the... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Let's raise the voting age to 25, at leastin trend, the censorship and suppression of constitutional liberties so popular
Let's raise the voting age to 25, at least
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 13 hours ago
in trend, the censorship and suppression of constitutional liberties so popular on campuses today will be just as strong an impulse in larger America tomorrow. We have, in effect, legitimized immaturity. The deconstruction of so-called oppression... Read more
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Raw Story
Six reasons why food is a really big dealthe majority of waste occurs after market and in our homes. This is where buyin
Six reasons why food is a really big deal
Raw Story / Posted 16 hours ago
the majority of waste occurs after market and in our homes. This is where buying less but more frequently, avoiding impulse buys and taking measures to reduce the “buy one get one free” that incentivise over-purchasing, is all... Read more
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DW
German cinema moves beyond Nazis and the Cold War to reinvent its image abroad |and combine criticism of globalization with a personal story. "What has now st
German cinema moves beyond Nazis and the Cold War to reinvent its image abroad |
DW / Posted 16 hours ago
and combine criticism of globalization with a personal story. "What has now started to work well is driven by a wild impulse for 'pure cinema,'" says Christoph Gröner. The festival programmer mentions other films that fall into this category:... Read more
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CTV News
Canadians plan to cut spending for summer travel and recreation: CIBC pollsaid they would somewhat stick to their budget, up from 45 per cent. It also f
Canadians plan to cut spending for summer travel and recreation: CIBC poll
CTV News / Posted 16 hours ago
said they would somewhat stick to their budget, up from 45 per cent. It also found that respondents make most of their impulse purchases in the summer, 67 per cent on average compared with 17 per cent in winter, nine per cent in the spring and... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
In defense of Garrison Keillor: His polarizing 'Prairie Home Companion' ends this weekend... in Hollywoodcassette tapes that somehow seemed to occupy every sight line in the brick-and-
In defense of Garrison Keillor: His polarizing 'Prairie Home Companion' ends this weekend... in Hollywood
Los Angeles Times / Posted 22 hours ago
cassette tapes that somehow seemed to occupy every sight line in the brick-and-mortar bookshops of yore. My reflexive first impulse, based on the packaging and the placement, was to distrust it as straightforward, cinnamon-scented sentimentality,... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Alvin Toffler, author of 1970 bestseller 'Future Shock,' dies at 87Midwest as a welder to study assembly lines and mass production, according to T
Alvin Toffler, author of 1970 bestseller 'Future Shock,' dies at 87
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 23 hours ago
Midwest as a welder to study assembly lines and mass production, according to Toffler Associates. He would later say the impulse was the same as the one that drove John Steinbeck to pick grapes and Jack London to go to sea. He covered labor... Read more
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The Washington Times
Voter citizenship checks in Kansas, Alabama, Georgia upheld by judgefollowing the law. “Here, the Justice Department discarded the law and discard
Voter citizenship checks in Kansas, Alabama, Georgia upheld by judge
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
following the law. “Here, the Justice Department discarded the law and discarded tradition and is going purely on partisan impulse,” Mr. Kobach said. Kansas is already enforcing its citizenship requirement, but Alabama and Georgia have theirs on... Read more
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Perth Now
David Koch reveals money tips to follow regardless of what happens this electiongetting you on board. 5. Investing is not gambling Whether it’s shares or pro
David Koch reveals money tips to follow regardless of what happens this election
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
getting you on board. 5. Investing is not gambling Whether it’s shares or property, investing based on a rumour, hunch or impulse is asking for trouble. Set your investment strategy based on your investment goals, risk profile and budget. Do as... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Revenge Of The Rubes - Why The Days Of The Financial Elite's Rule Are Numberedthroughout the continent are not simply an instance of the rubes venting nation
Revenge Of The Rubes - Why The Days Of The Financial Elite's Rule Are Numbered
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
throughout the continent are not simply an instance of the rubes venting nationalistic, xenophobic, racist and other dark impulses. To the contrary, the rubes simply want their governments back, and in that impulse they are on the right side of... Read more
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Adelaide Now
David Koch reveals money tips to follow regardless of what happens this electiongetting you on board. 5. Investing is not gambling Whether it’s shares or pro
David Koch reveals money tips to follow regardless of what happens this election
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
getting you on board. 5. Investing is not gambling Whether it’s shares or property, investing based on a rumour, hunch or impulse is asking for trouble. Set your investment strategy based on your investment goals, risk profile and budget. Do as... Read more
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The Courier Mail
David Koch reveals money tips to follow regardless of what happens this electiongetting you on board. 5. Investing is not gambling Whether it’s shares or pro
David Koch reveals money tips to follow regardless of what happens this election
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
getting you on board. 5. Investing is not gambling Whether it’s shares or property, investing based on a rumour, hunch or impulse is asking for trouble. Set your investment strategy based on your investment goals, risk profile and budget. Do as... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Finding exercise that speaks to you, making it funshe'd gained 50 pounds. "I was walking through Sam's Club, and there was a rac
Finding exercise that speaks to you, making it fun
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
she'd gained 50 pounds. "I was walking through Sam's Club, and there was a rack of lousy, $250 kayaks, and I bought one on impulse," she said. "I was terrified to use it because I was so sickly and weak and was worried I wouldn't be able to get out... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Weekend Uh Ohs (WED-6/29afternoon. Readings are into the 80-85° range…so the atmosphere is getting a bi
Weekend Uh Ohs (WED-6/29
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted yesterday
afternoon. Readings are into the 80-85° range…so the atmosphere is getting a bit more unstable + there is a weak little impulse with that NE KS stuff… That could impact tailgaters for the big concert out at Arrowhead later today and this... Read more
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Daily Mail
Nicola Sturgeon gets a VERY warm reception in Brussels from EU chiefsaying: 'Being responsible means not wasting time in engaging with the question
Nicola Sturgeon gets a VERY warm reception in Brussels from EU chief
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
saying: 'Being responsible means not wasting time in engaging with the question of Britain's departure and setting this new impulse we want to lend the new European Union.' Mark Rutte, prime minister of the Netherlands, the current holder of the... Read more
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New Now Next
Members Of Congress Call On FDA To Lift Blood Ban On Gay Menthat had to be cordoned off of people anxious to give blood that day, in the ra
Members Of Congress Call On FDA To Lift Blood Ban On Gay Men
New Now Next / Posted yesterday
that had to be cordoned off of people anxious to give blood that day, in the rain,” Grayson said. “Recognition of the impulse we all feel in times of tragedy, to help. No one should be turned away under those circumstances.” The ban was... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
NOAA reminding people not to touch or pick up seal pupsabandoned or needed help. Two of the seals died. NOAA's regional stranding coo
NOAA reminding people not to touch or pick up seal pups
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted yesterday
abandoned or needed help. Two of the seals died. NOAA's regional stranding coordinator Kristin Wilkinson says people's impulse is to rush in and help, but it's better to let nature run its course. The risk in taking these animals off the beach... Read more
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DW
Czech Republic vulnerable to Brexit fallout | Report |EU leaders in first summit since Brexit shock 28.06.2016 EU leaders will begin
Czech Republic vulnerable to Brexit fallout | Report |
DW / Posted yesterday
EU leaders in first summit since Brexit shock 28.06.2016 EU leaders will begin talks in Brussels later, seeking a 'new impulse' to secure the bloc's growth and security. Renewed calls for reforms are being echoed across the continent in light of the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Preventing hidden medical feeswas out of network. “All that doctor was doing was sitting in room in New York
Preventing hidden medical fees
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
was out of network. “All that doctor was doing was sitting in room in New York, looking at monitors, monitoring the nerve impulse in my spine. What was this doctor charging me $1,800?” Foster explains. Abel isn’t alone. One out of every three... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Instagram Culture and the Democratization of Pretensionexperiences become fodder for photographs. Instead of staying present – being
Instagram Culture and the Democratization of Pretension
ScienceBlogs / Posted yesterday
experiences become fodder for photographs. Instead of staying present – being (and really observing) where we are – our impulse is to capitalize on all lived experiences as an opportunity to represent and express ourselves visually. Part of... Read more
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CBS News
The advent of virtual humansand computer scientists gathered at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire for the
The advent of virtual humans
CBS News / Posted yesterday
and computer scientists gathered at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire for the first-ever research project on AI. Their key impulse: "every aspect of learning or other feature of intelligence can in principle be so precisely described that a machine... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Goodbye, Noynoy (2)just last week of a second Canadian national held captive by the Abu Sayyaf gro
Goodbye, Noynoy (2)
Manila Standard Today / Posted yesterday
just last week of a second Canadian national held captive by the Abu Sayyaf group, it is safe to say that Aquino’s first impulse is to simply disappear when the going gets rough. We should have expected this, really, when Aquino finally arrived... Read more
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Search Engine Land
Shopping campaigns: Play like every day is a holidayecosystem with many faces Social commerce still carries the promise of increme
Shopping campaigns: Play like every day is a holiday
Search Engine Land / Posted yesterday
ecosystem with many faces Social commerce still carries the promise of incremental returns by opening the door for the impulse purchases in the digital world. Stanley subdivides the area into four main types, showing how the growth potential is... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
EU warns Britain on life after Brexitsecurity, jobs and growth, as well as hope for a better future,” they said, ann
EU warns Britain on life after Brexit
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
security, jobs and growth, as well as hope for a better future,” they said, announcing a “political reflection to give an impulse to further reforms”. - Corbyn crucified - Meanwhile in Britain’s parliament, Cameron laid into Labor leader Corbyn,... Read more
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Salon.com
Scotty Moore’s legacy: Elvis’s first guitarist helped created a signature rock soundElvis Presley’s career had its ups and downs, and the contrarian impulse among
Scotty Moore’s legacy: Elvis’s first guitarist helped created a signature rock sound
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
Elvis Presley’s career had its ups and downs, and the contrarian impulse among culture-lovers means that some fans and critics try to reclaim even his worst eras. But during Presley’s greatest periods — his first few years of recording, in the... Read more
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dna
EU leaves Britain out in the cold as PM race beginswith officials seeing the large influx of eastern European workers as a key fac
EU leaves Britain out in the cold as PM race begins
dna / Posted yesterday
with officials seeing the large influx of eastern European workers as a key factor behind the referendum outcome. Merkel has called for a "new impulse" for the EU and stepped-up cooperation in areas including defence, jobs and compe... Read more
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Slate
Why Do We Feel Compelled to Tweet About Our Most Embarrassing Moments?for miles. What gave? Do something dumb, immediately post about it: Anecdata s
Why Do We Feel Compelled to Tweet About Our Most Embarrassing Moments?
Slate / Posted yesterday
for miles. What gave? Do something dumb, immediately post about it: Anecdata suggest that I’m not alone in this perplexing impulse. A friend who made a cringe-y misstep involving urine (use your imagination) reported that her first instinct was to... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Economics not Great at Orthodox Councilfor the environment, Marcion would be proud. The gratification of material need
Economics not Great at Orthodox Council
Acton Commentary / Posted yesterday
for the environment, Marcion would be proud. The gratification of material needs is not greed but the natural, human impulse for survival. It is what we wish to be met when we decry, in the words of the document, “the hunger of millions of... Read more
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The Irish Times
The UK was stitched up, but at least they still have The Great British Sewing Beeby the original Freudian, Sigmund Freud, for whom a cigar was never just a ciga
The UK was stitched up, but at least they still have The Great British Sewing Bee
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
by the original Freudian, Sigmund Freud, for whom a cigar was never just a cigar (it was a sublimation of the masturbatory impulse, since you asked). Bettany Hughes explores his life and ideas this week in her excellent, clear-eyed Genius of the... Read more
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