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AdWeek
50 Creatives Whose Brilliant Ideas and Beautiful Craft Will Make You JealousWe've also dug deeper to find younger talent whose names you might not know, bu
50 Creatives Whose Brilliant Ideas and Beautiful Craft Will Make You Jealous
AdWeek / Posted 7 hours ago
We've also dug deeper to find younger talent whose names you might not know, but whose work you've undoubtedly seen over the past year. They sit side by side here with some U.S.-based global chief creative officers—showing a full range of exceptional... Read more
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The Atlantic
'Absolutely Fabulous' and the Comedy of Women AgingThe 1990s were something of a golden decade for portrayals of women segueing an
'Absolutely Fabulous' and the Comedy of Women Aging
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
The 1990s were something of a golden decade for portrayals of women segueing angstily into middle age, Smirnoff bottle in one hand, self-help book in the other. In 1995, CBS premiered Cybill, a zingy sitcom starring Cybill Shepherd as a... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Real Reason Pharma Companies Hate Medical Marijuana (Spoiler Alert: It Works)Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Former Federal Judge Na
The Real Reason Pharma Companies Hate Medical Marijuana (Spoiler Alert: It Works)
Zero Hedge / Posted 3 days ago
Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Former Federal Judge Nancy Gertner was appointed to the federal bench by Bill Clinton in 1994. She presided over trials for 17 years. And Sunday, she stood before a crowd at The Aspen Ideas... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Education Doesn't Pay, Here's WhyMy great friend Edward, a professor at a local public university, quit his job
Education Doesn't Pay, Here's Why
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
My great friend Edward, a professor at a local public university, quit his job in a huff last week to start a small enterprise. He says he can't take it anymore. Reason? He thinks he made a wrong investment in education and the least he can do is to... Read more
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The New Yorker
What It Takes to Clean the GangesThe Ganges River begins in the Himalayas, roughly three hundred miles north of
What It Takes to Clean the Ganges
The New Yorker / Posted 4 days ago
The Ganges River begins in the Himalayas, roughly three hundred miles north of Delhi and five miles south of India’s border with Tibet, where it emerges from an ice cave called Gaumukh (the Cow’s Mouth) and is known as the Bhagirathi. Eleven miles... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Holy SpiritsFrom traditional absinthe service (without the legendary sidecar of cuckoo) to
Holy Spirits
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
From traditional absinthe service (without the legendary sidecar of cuckoo) to that tiki torchlight classic the zombie, Beehive State imbibers have a bounty of bevvies at their boozy fingertips. We've curated an arsenal of aperitifs, local... Read more
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U.S. Department of Energy
A “Cool” Way to Combat Climate Change under the Montreal ProtocolWorld climate leaders are meeting this week in Vienna for the next stage of int
A “Cool” Way to Combat Climate Change under the Montreal Protocol
U.S. Department of Energy / Posted 4 days ago
World climate leaders are meeting this week in Vienna for the next stage of international discussions about a global phase-down of climate-damaging hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). This meeting should lay the foundation for a 2016 amendment to the... Read more
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Reuters
Subprime lenders see silver lining after BrexitAn employee is seen walking over a mosaic of pound sterling symbols set in the
Subprime lenders see silver lining after Brexit
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
An employee is seen walking over a mosaic of pound sterling symbols set in the floor of the front hall of the Bank of England in London, Britain 25, 2008. LONDON Subprime mortgage lenders have seen a resurgence in Britain over the past year along... Read more
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Slate
Will Ghostbusters Bring Back the Glory Days of Slime?Arts, entertainment, and more. Out of SlimeIn the 1980s, green goo oozed its w
Will Ghostbusters Bring Back the Glory Days of Slime?
Slate / Posted 6 days ago
Arts, entertainment, and more. Out of SlimeIn the 1980s, green goo oozed its way into the American consciousness. What became of all that sludge? “It feels like the slime is after me personally,” says Dr. Erin Gilbert in the reboot of Ghostbusters.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cosatu Free State PEC Statement July 15-16, 2016to a situation within which our members continue to work. Our PEC has thus vowe
Cosatu Free State PEC Statement July 15-16, 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
to a situation within which our members continue to work. Our PEC has thus vowed to continue to host its meetings in the workplaces where our members continue to toil on a daily basis. As COSATU Free State, we join the multitudes of people... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Mississippi campus briefs: July 17Orley Hood papers donated Colleagues, family and friends gathered last week at
Mississippi campus briefs: July 17
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 7 days ago
Orley Hood papers donated Colleagues, family and friends gathered last week at Mississippi State University to celebrate the life and accomplishments of the late Mississippi journalist Orley Hood, whose papers will be housed at the university’s... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Coastal Centre concerned about plastic pollutionEveryone has a role to play in turning the tide on the growing problem of plast
Coastal Centre concerned about plastic pollution
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 7 days ago
Everyone has a role to play in turning the tide on the growing problem of plastic pollution in the Great Lakes. That's the message from Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation outreach specialist Rhiannon Moore, who is working to educate people... Read more
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Gulf News
The rising trend of cashless paymentsThis has led to greater financial inclusion, supporting much of the non-bankabl
The rising trend of cashless payments
Gulf News / Posted 7 days ago
This has led to greater financial inclusion, supporting much of the non-bankable population Ehsaan Ahmed, Special to Gulf News Contactless payments are rapidly gaining ground across the globe. Driven by customer convenience and efficiency, this... Read more
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The New Yorker
Blue BloodsA few years ago, I went on a boat trip to Fire Island with some researchers who
Blue Bloods
The New Yorker / Posted 13 days ago
A few years ago, I went on a boat trip to Fire Island with some researchers who were doing a population survey of horseshoe crabs. Soon after I boarded the boat, on a hot spring morning at a slip in Patchogue, I overheard this conversation: “Diane,... Read more
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Salon.com
Not Quite “Brazil”: Meg Ryan, plastic surgery and my mother’s augmentationIn the movie “Brazil,” the main character’s mother purchases repeated plastic
Not Quite “Brazil”: Meg Ryan, plastic surgery and my mother’s augmentation
Salon.com / Posted 14 days ago
In the movie “Brazil,” the main character’s mother purchases repeated plastic surgery until she becomes something grotesque, a symbol of our vanity gone monstrous and absurd. In the celebrity world, plastic surgery is alive and well, as is the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Banks Tighten Cash Withdrawal LimitsThe shortage of cash in Zimbabwe continues unabated with banks continuing to ti
Banks Tighten Cash Withdrawal Limits
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
The shortage of cash in Zimbabwe continues unabated with banks continuing to tighten screws on withdrawal caps; taking down limits to as low as $50 and $100 per day. The demand for cash has continued to rise despite the reduction in service charges... Read more
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The Zimbabwe Standard
Banks tighten cash withdrawal limits The shortage of cash in Zimbabwe continues unabated with banks continuing to
Banks tighten cash withdrawal limits
The Zimbabwe Standard / Posted 15 days ago
The shortage of cash in Zimbabwe continues unabated with banks continuing to tighten screws on withdrawal caps; taking down limits to as low as $50 and $100 per day. BY TATIRA ZWINOIRA The demand for cash has... Read more
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CNBC
Meet the Match.com of plastic surgeryThe world of cosmetic surgery — whether it is wrinkle-zapping Botox shots, brea
Meet the Match.com of plastic surgery
CNBC / Posted 16 days ago
The world of cosmetic surgery — whether it is wrinkle-zapping Botox shots, breast implants or a full-blown face-lift — is hardly an industry that seems to be a natural candidate for disruption by start-up entrepreneurs. But the industry is no longer... Read more
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Business Insider
Here's what the head of Botox-maker Allergan has to say about drug prices, inversions, and why Carl Icahn is not a threat to his long-term plansYou could say it comes with the territory: As CEO of Allergan, Brent Saunders o
Here's what the head of Botox-maker Allergan has to say about drug prices, inversions, and why Carl Icahn is not a threat to his long-term plans
Business Insider / Posted 16 days ago
You could say it comes with the territory: As CEO of Allergan, Brent Saunders once received Botox injections onstage. But at just 46, he already has fewer wrinkles than most leaders of pharmaceutical companies. His fast rise has been driven by... Read more
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chad
Sherwood Hideaway takes woodland retreats to a whole new levelSpending a weekend away in the woods is a rather different experience than from
Sherwood Hideaway takes woodland retreats to a whole new level
chad / Posted 17 days ago
Spending a weekend away in the woods is a rather different experience than from years gone by. Back in my youth, a weekend of camping would bring all the pleasures of being at one with nature and the joy of fresh crisp mornings and long walks... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Sherwood Hideaway takes woodland retreats to a whole new levelSpending a weekend away in the woods is a rather different experience than from
Sherwood Hideaway takes woodland retreats to a whole new level
Derbyshire Times / Posted 17 days ago
Spending a weekend away in the woods is a rather different experience than from years gone by. Back in my youth, a weekend of camping would bring all the pleasures of being at one with nature and the joy of fresh crisp mornings and long walks... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
The best things to see at Chicago museums this summerIt's fair to say that summer is not the most high-energy time at the area's mus
The best things to see at Chicago museums this summer
Chicago Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
It's fair to say that summer is not the most high-energy time at the area's museums and nature parks. The big new exhibits for the year have, for the most part, already been mounted, and the next batch of them doesn't typically go up until October.... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
They are not drug lordsAFTER reading newspaper reports and watching television clips on the all-out ca
They are not drug lords
Manila Standard Today / Posted 18 days ago
AFTER reading newspaper reports and watching television clips on the all-out campaign against illegal drugs, which President Rodrigo Duterte vowed would be eradicated within six months, I now have a few questions. Are those being killed in alleged... Read more
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Daily Mail
'Stem cell fillings' trigger teeth to repair themselvesThe end of root canals? Revolutionary 'stem cell fillings' trigger teeth to rep
'Stem cell fillings' trigger teeth to repair themselves
Daily Mail / Posted 19 days ago
The end of root canals? Revolutionary 'stem cell fillings' trigger teeth to repair themselves Synthetic biomaterials are used in a similar way to dental fillings Material is placed in direct contact with pulp tissue This stimulates the native stem... Read more
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heraldscotland
UK's plastic waste accumulating in the ArcticLead researcher Dr Erik van Sebille, from Imperial College London, said: "We're
UK's plastic waste accumulating in the Arctic
heraldscotland / Posted 19 days ago
Lead researcher Dr Erik van Sebille, from Imperial College London, said: "We're only just beginning to understand the effect that plastic waste has on the fragile Arctic ecosystem, but we know enough about the damage done by oceanic plastic pollution... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
DIVIDED AMERICA: Town and country offer differing realitiesFrom where Peggy Sheahan stands, deep in rural Colorado, the last eight years w
DIVIDED AMERICA: Town and country offer differing realities
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 19 days ago
From where Peggy Sheahan stands, deep in rural Colorado, the last eight years were abysmal. Otero County, where Sheahan lives, is steadily losing population. Middle-class jobs vanished years ago as pickling and packing plants closed. She's had to... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Divided America: Town And Country Offer Differing RealitiesRocky Ford, CO (AP) From where Peggy Sheahan stands, deep in rural Colorado, t
Divided America: Town And Country Offer Differing Realities
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 19 days ago
Rocky Ford, CO (AP) From where Peggy Sheahan stands, deep in rural Colorado, the last eight years were abysmal. Otero County, where Sheahan lives, is steadily losing population. Middle-class jobs vanished years ago as pickling and packing plants... Read more
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Boston Herald
DIVIDED AMERICA: Town and country offer differing realitiesROCKY FORD, Colo. — From where Peggy Sheahan stands, deep in rural Colorado, th
DIVIDED AMERICA: Town and country offer differing realities
Boston Herald / Posted 19 days ago
ROCKY FORD, Colo. — From where Peggy Sheahan stands, deep in rural Colorado, the last eight years were abysmal. Otero County, where Sheahan lives, is steadily losing population. Middle-class jobs vanished years ago as pickling and packing plants... Read more
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Salon.com
DIVIDED AMERICA: Town and country offer differing realitiesROCKY FORD, Colo. (AP) — From where Peggy Sheahan stands, deep in rural Colorad
DIVIDED AMERICA: Town and country offer differing realities
Salon.com / Posted 19 days ago
ROCKY FORD, Colo. (AP) — From where Peggy Sheahan stands, deep in rural Colorado, the last eight years were abysmal. Otero County, where Sheahan lives, is steadily losing population. Middle-class jobs vanished years ago as pickling and packing... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Divided America: Town and country offer differing realities The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal
Divided America: Town and country offer differing realities
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 19 days ago
The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know This story is part of Divided America, AP's... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
DIVIDED AMERICA: Town and country offer differing realitiesROCKY FORD, Colo. (AP) � From where Peggy Sheahan stands, deep in rural Colorad
DIVIDED AMERICA: Town and country offer differing realities
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 20 days ago
ROCKY FORD, Colo. (AP) � From where Peggy Sheahan stands, deep in rural Colorado, the last eight years were abysmal. Otero County, where Sheahan lives, is steadily losing population. Middle-class jobs vanished years ago as pickling and packing... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
DIVIDED AMERICA: Town and country offer differing realitiesROCKY FORD, Colo. (AP) � From where Peggy Sheahan stands, deep in rural Colorad
DIVIDED AMERICA: Town and country offer differing realities
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 20 days ago
ROCKY FORD, Colo. (AP) � From where Peggy Sheahan stands, deep in rural Colorado, the last eight years were abysmal. Otero County, where Sheahan lives, is steadily losing population. Middle-class jobs vanished years ago as pickling and packing... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
DIVIDED AMERICA: Town and country offer differing realitiesROCKY FORD, Colo. (AP) � From where Peggy Sheahan stands, deep in rural Colorad
DIVIDED AMERICA: Town and country offer differing realities
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 20 days ago
ROCKY FORD, Colo. (AP) � From where Peggy Sheahan stands, deep in rural Colorado, the last eight years were abysmal. Otero County, where Sheahan lives, is steadily losing population. Middle-class jobs vanished years ago as pickling and packing... Read more
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Island Packet
DIVIDED AMERICA: Town and country offer differing realitiesFrom where Peggy Sheahan stands, deep in rural Colorado, the last eight years w
DIVIDED AMERICA: Town and country offer differing realities
Island Packet / Posted 20 days ago
From where Peggy Sheahan stands, deep in rural Colorado, the last eight years were abysmal. Otero County, where Sheahan lives, is steadily losing population. Middle-class jobs vanished years ago as pickling and packing plants closed. She's had to... Read more
23 related stories
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ABC News
DIVIDED AMERICA: Town and Country Offer Differing RealitiesFrom where Peggy Sheahan stands, deep in rural Colorado, the last eight years w
DIVIDED AMERICA: Town and Country Offer Differing Realities
ABC News / Posted 20 days ago
From where Peggy Sheahan stands, deep in rural Colorado, the last eight years were abysmal. Otero County, where Sheahan lives, is steadily losing population. Middle-class jobs vanished years ago as pickling and packing plants closed. She's had to... Read more
23 related stories
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Daily Herald
DIVIDED AMERICA: Town and country offer differing realitiesROCKY FORD, Colo. -- From where Peggy Sheahan stands, deep in rural Colorado, t
DIVIDED AMERICA: Town and country offer differing realities
Daily Herald / Posted 20 days ago
ROCKY FORD, Colo. -- From where Peggy Sheahan stands, deep in rural Colorado, the last eight years were abysmal. Otero County, where Sheahan lives, is steadily losing population. Middle-class jobs vanished years ago as pickling and packing plants... Read more
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Aljazeera
Going green: Morocco bans use of plastic bagsRabat, Morocco – As a ban on the production and use of plastic bags enters into
Going green: Morocco bans use of plastic bags
Aljazeera / Posted 23 days ago
Rabat, Morocco – As a ban on the production and use of plastic bags enters into effect across Morocco on Friday, green campaigners say the country's consumers may need years to fully comply with the new law. A landmark bill passed by the Moroccan... Read more
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Environmental Data Interactive Exchange
HP pledges to zero deforestation by 2020has built upon its recent commitment to go 100% renewable by announcing a bold
HP pledges to zero deforestation by 2020
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange / Posted 24 days ago
has built upon its recent commitment to go 100% renewable by announcing a bold zero deforestation by 2020 - alongside two other ambitious goals - as outlined in the company's latest sustainability report. The zero deforestation pledge was revealed... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
UK's filthiest beaches found in Northern Ireland Ballyhornan Strand was among the beaches cleaned up by volunteers last year
UK's filthiest beaches found in Northern Ireland
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 24 days ago
Ballyhornan Strand was among the beaches cleaned up by volunteers last year Northern Ireland has the dirtiest beaches in the UK, according to the Marine Conservation Society (MCS). During a major... Read more
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Perth Now
Illegal surgeries performed in hotel roomsAN INCREASING number of illegal cosmetic surgery procedures are being performed
Illegal surgeries performed in hotel rooms
Perth Now / Posted 24 days ago
AN INCREASING number of illegal cosmetic surgery procedures are being performed in Sydney homes and hotel rooms by non-registered medical practitioners, resulting in botched facial features. This is despite repeated warnings from plastic surgeons... Read more
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Adelaide Now
People are getting Botox, eyelifts in hotel roomsAN INCREASING number of illegal cosmetic surgery procedures are being performed
People are getting Botox, eyelifts in hotel rooms
Adelaide Now / Posted 24 days ago
AN INCREASING number of illegal cosmetic surgery procedures are being performed in Sydney homes and hotel rooms by non-registered medical practitioners, resulting in botched facial features. This is despite repeated warnings from plastic surgeons... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
The best things to see at Chicago museums this summerIt's fair to say that summer is not the most high-energy time at the area's mus
The best things to see at Chicago museums this summer
Chicago Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
It's fair to say that summer is not the most high-energy time at the area's museums and nature parks. The big new exhibits for the year have, for the most part, already been mounted, and the next batch of them doesn't typically go up until October.... Read more
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Dundas Star News
New drug eases anxiety for dogs terrified of fireworks and thunderThe morning of July 5, neighbourhoods across the United States will be littered
New drug eases anxiety for dogs terrified of fireworks and thunder
Dundas Star News / Posted 25 days ago
The morning of July 5, neighbourhoods across the United States will be littered with the remains of the previous night's patriotic revelries — grass flattened by picnic blankets, crushed plastic cups, spent firework shells smelling of sulphur. Over... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Is Common-Sense Public Policy Necessarily "Innovative"?(By Betteridge’s Law, no.) Readers will recall that I have often flagged “innov
Is Common-Sense Public Policy Necessarily "Innovative"?
Naked Capitalism / Posted 26 days ago
(By Betteridge’s Law, no.) Readers will recall that I have often flagged “innovative,” along with “disruptive,” “startup,” “founder”, and (in the business context) “ecosystem” as bullshit tells, and recommended that if you hear such con artist’s... Read more
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WA Today
Hate that bit of shampoo stuck at the bottom of the bottle? Scientists want to solve your first-world problem.But, occasionally, the problem at hand is a bit more pedestrian. Ohio State Un
Hate that bit of shampoo stuck at the bottom of the bottle? Scientists want to solve your first-world problem.
WA Today / Posted 27 days ago
But, occasionally, the problem at hand is a bit more pedestrian. Ohio State University researchers have developed a surface that will allow shampoo to slide straight out of the bottle. (Philip S. Brown and Joe Camoriano, courtesy of The Ohio State... Read more
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The Age
Hate that bit of shampoo stuck at the bottom of the bottle? Scientists want to solve your first-world problem.But, occasionally, the problem at hand is a bit more pedestrian. Consider the
Hate that bit of shampoo stuck at the bottom of the bottle? Scientists want to solve your first-world problem.
The Age / Posted 27 days ago
But, occasionally, the problem at hand is a bit more pedestrian. Consider the struggle of trying to get that very last dab of soap out of a shampoo bottle. Perhaps you're the type to pound the bottom of the bottle, or you rely on gravity to draw the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Hate that bit of shampoo stuck at the bottom of the bottle? Scientists want to solve your first-world problem.But, occasionally, the problem at hand is a bit more pedestrian. Consider the
Hate that bit of shampoo stuck at the bottom of the bottle? Scientists want to solve your first-world problem.
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 27 days ago
But, occasionally, the problem at hand is a bit more pedestrian. Consider the struggle of trying to get that very last dab of soap out of a shampoo bottle. Perhaps you're the type to pound the bottom of the bottle, or you rely on gravity to draw the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Hate that bit of shampoo stuck at the bottom of the bottle? Scientists want to solve your first-world problem.But, occasionally, the problem at hand is a bit more pedestrian. Ohio State Un
Hate that bit of shampoo stuck at the bottom of the bottle? Scientists want to solve your first-world problem.
Canberra Times / Posted 27 days ago
But, occasionally, the problem at hand is a bit more pedestrian. Ohio State University researchers have developed a surface that will allow shampoo to slide straight out of the bottle. (Philip S. Brown and Joe Camoriano, courtesy of The Ohio State... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Hate that bit of shampoo stuck at the bottom of the bottle? Scientists want to solve your first-world problem.But, occasionally, the problem at hand is a bit more pedestrian. Ohio State Un
Hate that bit of shampoo stuck at the bottom of the bottle? Scientists want to solve your first-world problem.
Brisbane Times / Posted 27 days ago
But, occasionally, the problem at hand is a bit more pedestrian. Ohio State University researchers have developed a surface that will allow shampoo to slide straight out of the bottle. (Philip S. Brown and Joe Camoriano, courtesy of The Ohio State... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Environmental Reporters RewardedTODAY I end the write ups on the 2016 World Environmental Awards celebrations w
Environmental Reporters Rewarded
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
TODAY I end the write ups on the 2016 World Environmental Awards celebrations with the Media Awards that were held last week at Lusaka's Hotel Intercontinental. Deserving journalists walked away with certificates, shields and prize money. But... Read more
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