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Los Angeles Times
'The Man in the Machine' takes a bite out of Apple Steve Jobs' lifein finding creative ways to sell it and subsequent Apple products like the iPho
'The Man in the Machine' takes a bite out of Apple Steve Jobs' life
Los Angeles Times / Posted 21 hours ago
in finding creative ways to sell it and subsequent Apple products like the iPhone and the iPad. Gibney, winner of an Oscar for "Taxi to the Dark Side," has become an almost maddeningly prolific doc creator, turning out a steady stream of thorough... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Fossil fuel bosses' soaring pay may spell trouble for the climate – and their firmswith much doubt: poorly designed compensation policies that encouraged greed an
Fossil fuel bosses' soaring pay may spell trouble for the climate – and their firms
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
with much doubt: poorly designed compensation policies that encouraged greed and discouraged fear were partly responsible for the near-collapse of the entire financial system. Can similar compensation policies in the oil and gas sector be held... Read more
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iol.co.za
A quest to keep Alzheimer's at baythe disease. Picture: Courtesy of Carol Berkower Washington - Hardly a day goe
A quest to keep Alzheimer's at bay
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
the disease. Picture: Courtesy of Carol Berkower Washington - Hardly a day goes by that doesn't herald a new scheme for preventing Alzheimer's disease. And millions of baby boomers who witnessed a parent's struggle with dementia can't help... Read more
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Officer.com
The Pros and Cons of Police Body Camerassays, 'Oh, OK.' " In the wake of a spate of controversial police-involved shoo
The Pros and Cons of Police Body Cameras
Officer.com / Posted 2 days ago
says, 'Oh, OK.' " In the wake of a spate of controversial police-involved shootings across the country, calls have grown for widespread expansion of police body-camera programs. President Obama in December proposed putting up $75 million in... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
How To Grow Your Business Like An Introvertthat topic a little longer. Quiet Revolution, officially launched in June, now
How To Grow Your Business Like An Introvert
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 2 days ago
that topic a little longer. Quiet Revolution, officially launched in June, now encompasses a website, a podcast, e-courses for parents of introverts, the Quiet Leadership Institute (a sub-company that provides consultation for other companies), a... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
A job of playing matchmaker2, 11:16 AM EDT After graduating from Wolfson High School and a stint working
A job of playing matchmaker
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
2, 11:16 AM EDT After graduating from Wolfson High School and a stint working logistics at the 1984 Summer Olympics in California, Durand-Stuebben returned to Jacksonville to start her sales track. First there was the clothing sales job at... Read more
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Philly.com
Philly cops are camera-readysays, 'Oh, OK.' " In the wake of a spate of controversial police-involved shoo
Philly cops are camera-ready
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
says, 'Oh, OK.' " In the wake of a spate of controversial police-involved shootings across the country, calls have grown for widespread expansion of police body-camera programs. President Obama in December proposed putting up $75 million in... Read more
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The Memphis Daily News
Eating Wellin addition to existing trucks in Midtown and in East Memphis, at Poplar Avenue
Eating Well
The Memphis Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
in addition to existing trucks in Midtown and in East Memphis, at Poplar Avenue and Yates Road. There’s no exact timetable for that expansion yet, but it could happen in a few months. The couple’s Midtown truck, of course, has been the focus... Read more
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PhysOrg
The secret life of scientific ideas'In my experience, ideas often come to me when I am taking a bath. Thus, I reco
The secret life of scientific ideas
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
'In my experience, ideas often come to me when I am taking a bath. Thus, I recommend taking a bath every day.' " But figuring out a tough physics problem isn't always as easy as taking a bath. In the article, Cardoso relays the respondents'... Read more
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KOMO Seattle
Washington budget writer leaving House to run Early Learninghas appointed Rep. Ross Hunter, the House budget writer, to be the new director
Washington budget writer leaving House to run Early Learning
KOMO Seattle / Posted 3 days ago
has appointed Rep. Ross Hunter, the House budget writer, to be the new director of the Department of Early Learning. The former Microsoft executive has been involved in education policy debates for most of his 13 years in the state Legislature.... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
So we drink less milk – let’s understand whyDr. Sylvain Charlebois is a professor at the University of Guelph’s Food Instit
So we drink less milk – let’s understand why
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Dr. Sylvain Charlebois is a professor at the University of Guelph’s Food Institute. Much has been said in recent months about the future of Canada’s supply management regime. Simply put, our approach to supply management allows Canada to produce... Read more
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NBC Chicago
What Killed Knut? Riddle of Polar Bear's Death SolvedBerlin Zoo polar bear who ended up on the cover of Vanity Fair, shocked his fan
What Killed Knut? Riddle of Polar Bear's Death Solved
NBC Chicago / Posted 5 days ago
Berlin Zoo polar bear who ended up on the cover of Vanity Fair, shocked his fans around the world and posed a riddle for veterinarians anxious to keep other animals from suffering the same fate. The answer turned out to be even more useful... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Complex problem? Seek a simple solutionTo succeed at your workplace, you may need “simplexity.” That’s the handy term
Complex problem? Seek a simple solution
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
To succeed at your workplace, you may need “simplexity.” That’s the handy term educational consultant Michael Fullan, former dean of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, uses to drive change in educational systems across the globe. It... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Rene Almendras as traffic czarThe MAP, it seems, has lost confidence in MMDA chairman Francis Tolentino, who
Rene Almendras as traffic czar
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
The MAP, it seems, has lost confidence in MMDA chairman Francis Tolentino, who of late, is more interested in campaigning for senator than figuring out what to do about our worsening traffic jams. Businessman Ed Yap, the chairman of MAP’s... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
What Killed Knut? Riddle of Polar Bear's Death SolvedBerlin Zoo polar bear who ended up on the cover of Vanity Fair, shocked his fan
What Killed Knut? Riddle of Polar Bear's Death Solved
NBC Connecticut / Posted 5 days ago
Berlin Zoo polar bear who ended up on the cover of Vanity Fair, shocked his fans around the world and posed a riddle for veterinarians anxious to keep other animals from suffering the same fate. The answer turned out to be even more useful... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
What killed Knut? Riddle of polar bear's death solvedBerlin Zoo polar bear who ended up on the cover of Vanity Fair, shocked his fan
What killed Knut? Riddle of polar bear's death solved
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 5 days ago
Berlin Zoo polar bear who ended up on the cover of Vanity Fair, shocked his fans around the world and posed a riddle for veterinarians anxious to keep other animals from suffering the same fate. What killed Knut? The answer turned out to be... Read more
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NBC San Diego
What Killed Knut? Riddle of Polar Bear's Death SolvedBerlin Zoo polar bear who ended up on the cover of Vanity Fair, shocked his fan
What Killed Knut? Riddle of Polar Bear's Death Solved
NBC San Diego / Posted 5 days ago
Berlin Zoo polar bear who ended up on the cover of Vanity Fair, shocked his fans around the world and posed a riddle for veterinarians anxious to keep other animals from suffering the same fate. The answer turned out to be even more useful... Read more
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NBC Washington
What Killed Knut? Riddle of Polar Bear's Death SolvedBerlin Zoo polar bear who ended up on the cover of Vanity Fair, shocked his fan
What Killed Knut? Riddle of Polar Bear's Death Solved
NBC Washington / Posted 6 days ago
Berlin Zoo polar bear who ended up on the cover of Vanity Fair, shocked his fans around the world and posed a riddle for veterinarians anxious to keep other animals from suffering the same fate. The answer turned out to be even more useful... Read more
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Engadget
3 lessons IBM's Watson can teach us about our brains' biasesunderstanding how people work is uncovering what it means to think creatively.
3 lessons IBM's Watson can teach us about our brains' biases
Engadget / Posted 6 days ago
understanding how people work is uncovering what it means to think creatively. From Chef Watson, which teamed up with the Institute of Culinary Education to develop unexpected food combinations to Watson Tone Analyzer, which performs automatic... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
What killed Knut? Riddle of polar bear's death solvedBerlin Zoo polar bear who ended up on the cover of Vanity Fair, shocked his fan
What killed Knut? Riddle of polar bear's death solved
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 7 days ago
Berlin Zoo polar bear who ended up on the cover of Vanity Fair, shocked his fans around the world and posed a riddle for veterinarians anxious to keep other animals from suffering the same fate. What killed Knut? The answer turned out to be... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
What killed Knut? Riddle of polar bear's death solvedBerlin Zoo polar bear who ended up on the cover of Vanity Fair, shocked his fan
What killed Knut? Riddle of polar bear's death solved
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 7 days ago
Berlin Zoo polar bear who ended up on the cover of Vanity Fair, shocked his fans around the world and posed a riddle for veterinarians anxious to keep other animals from suffering the same fate. What killed Knut? The answer turned out to be... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
What killed Knut? Riddle of polar bear's death solvedBerlin Zoo polar bear who ended up on the cover of Vanity Fair, shocked his fan
What killed Knut? Riddle of polar bear's death solved
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
Berlin Zoo polar bear who ended up on the cover of Vanity Fair, shocked his fans around the world and posed a riddle for veterinarians anxious to keep other animals from suffering the same fate. What killed Knut? The answer turned out to be... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
What killed Knut the polar bear? Scientists finally have an answerBerlin Zoo polar bear who ended up on the cover of Vanity Fair, shocked his fan
What killed Knut the polar bear? Scientists finally have an answer
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted 7 days ago
Berlin Zoo polar bear who ended up on the cover of Vanity Fair, shocked his fans around the world and posed a riddle for veterinarians anxious to keep other animals from suffering the same fate. What killed Knut? The answer turned out to be... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Why Knut the polar bear died so suddenlyBerlin Zoo polar bear who ended up on the cover of Vanity Fair, shocked his fan
Why Knut the polar bear died so suddenly
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Berlin Zoo polar bear who ended up on the cover of Vanity Fair, shocked his fans around the world and posed a riddle for veterinarians anxious to keep other animals from suffering the same fate. What killed Knut? The answer turned out to be... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
What killed Knut? Scientists solve riddle 4 years after polar bear died at Berlin ZooBerlin Zoo polar bear who ended up on the cover of Vanity Fair, shocked his fan
What killed Knut? Scientists solve riddle 4 years after polar bear died at Berlin Zoo
The Globe and Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Berlin Zoo polar bear who ended up on the cover of Vanity Fair, shocked his fans around the world and posed a riddle for veterinarians anxious to keep other animals from suffering the same fate. What killed Knut? The answer turned out to be... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
What killed Knut? Riddle of polar bear's death solvedBerlin Zoo polar bear who ended up on the cover of Vanity Fair, shocked his fan
What killed Knut? Riddle of polar bear's death solved
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 8 days ago
Berlin Zoo polar bear who ended up on the cover of Vanity Fair, shocked his fans around the world and posed a riddle for veterinarians anxious to keep other animals from suffering the same fate. What killed Knut? The answer turned out to be... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
What killed Knut? Riddle of polar bear's death solvedBerlin Zoo polar bear who ended up on the cover of Vanity Fair, shocked his fan
What killed Knut? Riddle of polar bear's death solved
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 8 days ago
Berlin Zoo polar bear who ended up on the cover of Vanity Fair, shocked his fans around the world and posed a riddle for veterinarians anxious to keep other animals from suffering the same fate. What killed Knut? The answer turned out to be... Read more
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Brandon Sun
What killed the cute Knut? Scientists solve riddle 4 years after polar bear died at Berlin ZooBerlin Zoo polar bear who ended up on the cover of Vanity Fair, shocked his fan
What killed the cute Knut? Scientists solve riddle 4 years after polar bear died at Berlin Zoo
Brandon Sun / Posted 8 days ago
Berlin Zoo polar bear who ended up on the cover of Vanity Fair, shocked his fans around the world and posed a riddle for veterinarians anxious to keep other animals from suffering the same fate. What killed Knut? The answer turned out to be... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
What killed Knut? Riddle of polar bear's death solvedBerlin Zoo polar bear who ended up on the cover of Vanity Fair, shocked his fan
What killed Knut? Riddle of polar bear's death solved
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 8 days ago
Berlin Zoo polar bear who ended up on the cover of Vanity Fair, shocked his fans around the world and posed a riddle for veterinarians anxious to keep other animals from suffering the same fate. What killed Knut? The answer turned out to be... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
What killed Knut? Riddle of polar bear's death solvedBerlin Zoo polar bear who ended up on the cover of Vanity Fair, shocked his fan
What killed Knut? Riddle of polar bear's death solved
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 8 days ago
Berlin Zoo polar bear who ended up on the cover of Vanity Fair, shocked his fans around the world and posed a riddle for veterinarians anxious to keep other animals from suffering the same fate. What killed Knut? The answer turned out to be... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Grilling is an American pastime, but cancer experts urge moderationour love of grilled meat? When I posed those questions to Rashmi Sinha, deputy
Grilling is an American pastime, but cancer experts urge moderation
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
our love of grilled meat? When I posed those questions to Rashmi Sinha, deputy branch chief at the National Cancer Institute, she hedged. Numerous studies have linked chemicals in grilled meat to cancer, she says, but the evidence is... Read more
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Swissinfo
Figuring out why we get sickand used if these guidelines are followed: The article can only be used if it
Figuring out why we get sick
Swissinfo / Posted 9 days ago
and used if these guidelines are followed: The article can only be used if it clearly mentions “[author], swissinfo.ch” For any further use, please send an email to: contact@swissinfo.ch. The editorial content on SWI swissinfo.ch adheres to the... Read more
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Washington Post
The U.S. is choking on its trafficaverage American driver loses 42 hours a year to traffic delays, according to a
The U.S. is choking on its traffic
Washington Post / Posted 9 days ago
average American driver loses 42 hours a year to traffic delays, according to a new study by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute and the traffic monitoring firm Inrix. (Mark Humphrey/AP) The United States is choking on its traffic, with the... Read more
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Ballard News-Tribune
Community Calendar Deadline for receiving Calendar items is Noon Wednesday for the following wee
Community Calendar
Ballard News-Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
Deadline for receiving Calendar items is Noon Wednesday for the following week’s Friday Tribune. Events are published based on timeliness and space availability. Email submissions as soon as possible to:... Read more
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New York Magazine
The Key Lesson of the Ashley Madison Hack — Even for Non-Adulterersmillions of Americans. Not only does the data dump — a stunning ten gigabytes c
The Key Lesson of the Ashley Madison Hack — Even for Non-Adulterers
New York Magazine / Posted 10 days ago
millions of Americans. Not only does the data dump — a stunning ten gigabytes compressed — promise strife and embarrassment for the millions who joined the site, it’s also a credibility-destroying humiliation for Avid Life Media, Ashley Madison’s... Read more
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Philly.com
Race matters to the blind, but it's complicatedHowever, figuring out how to categorize the race of others they encountered was
Race matters to the blind, but it's complicated
Philly.com / Posted 10 days ago
However, figuring out how to categorize the race of others they encountered was a slow and inexact process for the blind, a process that Friedman thinks may contain lessons for those who quickly make assumptions about people based on how they... Read more
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Philly.com
Screenwriter Brad Ingelsby: Out of Philadelphia to 'Out of the Furnace'starred Liam Neeson and Ed Harris, and future projects like the drama "The Burn
Screenwriter Brad Ingelsby: Out of Philadelphia to 'Out of the Furnace'
Philly.com / Posted 10 days ago
starred Liam Neeson and Ed Harris, and future projects like the drama "The Burning Woman," starring Anne Hathaway, set for a 2017 release. Brad, the second-oldest of former Villanova basketball star Tom Ingelsby and wife Rose's five children,... Read more
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Washington Post
Are you risking cancer when you put that meat on the grill?our love of grilled meat? When I posed those questions to Rashmi Sinha, deputy
Are you risking cancer when you put that meat on the grill?
Washington Post / Posted 11 days ago
our love of grilled meat? When I posed those questions to Rashmi Sinha, deputy branch chief at the National Cancer Institute, she hedged. Numerous studies have linked chemicals in grilled meat to cancer, she says, but the evidence is... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Is New Orleans in danger of turning into a modern-day Atlantis?In the years before Hurricane Katrina, residents of New Orleans sought solace i
Is New Orleans in danger of turning into a modern-day Atlantis?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 11 days ago
In the years before Hurricane Katrina, residents of New Orleans sought solace in the belief that the Crescent City could build itself out of all environmental threats. Despite a sinking urban footprint, a shrinking coastal buffer and rising sea... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Technically advancedAs the Otago Daily Times prepares to celebrate this year's Class Act awards nex
Technically advanced
Otago Daily Times / Posted 12 days ago
As the Otago Daily Times prepares to celebrate this year's Class Act awards next week, Kim Dungey catches up with some former recipients and finds their lives are seamlessly integrated with the digital universe. Tim Tait tests code he developed for... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Newton's nose knows: Diabetes alert dog sees after local girland soul match her name. Three years after the diagnosis, the Getty family has
Newton's nose knows: Diabetes alert dog sees after local girl
Altoona Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
and soul match her name. Three years after the diagnosis, the Getty family has bought a diabetes alert dog they cannot afford in hopes that Bella will not only survive the disease, formerly known as juvenile diabetes, but thrive. "I'm trying to... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Confidence GapFor years, we women have kept our heads down and played by the rules. We’ve bee
The Confidence Gap
The Atlantic / Posted 12 days ago
For years, we women have kept our heads down and played by the rules. We’ve been certain that with enough hard work, our natural talents would be recognized and rewarded. We’ve made undeniable progress. In the United States, women now earn more... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Kicker Andrew Franks hopes to put engineering career on hold for DolphinsFranks, who grew up in California, chose his college based on medicine rather t
Kicker Andrew Franks hopes to put engineering career on hold for Dolphins
Yahoo Sports / Posted 13 days ago
Franks, who grew up in California, chose his college based on medicine rather than sports. "I want to be a doctor," he said after a training camp workout earlier this month. "I don't really want to go to school for 20 years, so biomedical engineering... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Can your dog 'socially eavesdrop' on you?clear what dogs understand about human interactions,” said Marie Nitzschner, a
Can your dog 'socially eavesdrop' on you?
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 14 days ago
clear what dogs understand about human interactions,” said Marie Nitzschner, a postdoctoral researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Germany, who was not involved in the study. “More research is needed.” Social... Read more
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Slate
Why Are Wind Power Entrepreneurs Talking Like 19th-Century Railroad Barons?it’s consumed. This is particularly evident in wind energy. Developers needs t
Why Are Wind Power Entrepreneurs Talking Like 19th-Century Railroad Barons?
Slate / Posted 14 days ago
it’s consumed. This is particularly evident in wind energy. Developers needs the federal production tax credit—2.3 cents for every kilowatt-hour produced by a wind farm for 10 years after its construction—to justify the nine-figure investments to... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
After cancer: Chronic problems, anxiety can remainJan Perun opened her arms wide to show the difference between life before and a
After cancer: Chronic problems, anxiety can remain
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
Jan Perun opened her arms wide to show the difference between life before and after cancer. "You're over here having a life and you're having this great foundation," said the nurse practitioner, looking at her left hand. "Then you're told you have... Read more
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The Atlantic
What ISIS Really WantsThe New York Times published confidential comments by Major General Michael K.
What ISIS Really Wants
The Atlantic / Posted 14 days ago
The New York Times published confidential comments by Major General Michael K. Nagata, the Special Operations commander for the United States in the Middle East, admitting that he had hardly begun figuring out the Islamic State’s appeal. “We... Read more
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indieWIRE
Why 'The Quay Brothers in 35mm' is One of Christopher Nolan's Greatest Accomplishmentsthing the filmmaker has done might not have anything to do with his own heralde
Why 'The Quay Brothers in 35mm' is One of Christopher Nolan's Greatest Accomplishments
indieWIRE / Posted 14 days ago
thing the filmmaker has done might not have anything to do with his own heralded oeuvre. Opening last night at Film Forum in New York City, "The Quay Brothers in 35mm" is a dazzling collection of experimental shorts from identical twin... Read more
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Rappler
'Inside Out': 7 Pixar Easter eggs to look out forare saying about 'Inside Out') Aside from the beautiful, vivid visuals and com
'Inside Out': 7 Pixar Easter eggs to look out for
Rappler / Posted 14 days ago
are saying about 'Inside Out') Aside from the beautiful, vivid visuals and compelling story, many viewers often look forward to spotting those Pixar Easter eggs – nods to other Pixar movies hidden among the film's many, many set pieces. And... Read more
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Alaska Public
NPR Storyjumped on the notion.But a computer analysis led by Katherine Pollard, a biosta
NPR Story
Alaska Public / Posted 15 days ago
jumped on the notion.But a computer analysis led by Katherine Pollard, a biostatistics professor at the University of California, San Francisco and a senior investigator at the Gladstone Institute,recently sifted through an ocean's worth of... Read more
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