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2015/05/04 17:26
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Ethicist Peter Singer says case hearing chimpanzees' right to personhood may 'narrow the gulf' between humans and animals Ethicist Peter Singer says a case calling for a pair of chimpanzees to be...
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2015/05/04 16:19
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Amazon’s Mechanical Turk service is a commonly used tool for social science experiments on the Internet. The following is a guest post by political scientists Kathleen Searles of Louisiana State...
2015/05/04 08:31
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Eric Grabowski worked hard for the opportunity. Since he started high school, he’s wanted to play baseball at the Division I level. On Sunday, he made it official. The Lakeland grad and current...
2015/05/04 07:18
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When I open an account at a bank, I get charged the same fee whether I put in $100 or $10,000. This makes sense, since it doesn't really cost the bank much more to hold $100 for me than to hold...
2015/05/04 01:06
2015/05/04 01:06
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Steven Wise has spent much of his life trying to convince a sceptical world that chimpanzees should have legal rights, such as the right to be free. Steven Wise has spent much of his life trying to...
2015/05/04 00:47
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Unless you have been living under a corporate rock, you are aware 70% of us report not feeling the love for our jobs. The technical term for this state of apathy is "not engaged." The translation,...
2015/05/04 00:30
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Stephen Tarpinian competing in one of his many Ironman events. Life has so many twists and turns, ups and downs, sadness and happiness, that we sometimes question the old saying that God never gives...
2015/05/03 15:33
2015/05/03 15:33
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Police: SUV strikes Long Island home; motorist deadPolice: SUV strikes Long Island home; motorist dead Police say a motorist was pronounced dead after his SUV struck a house on Long Island. No one...
2015/05/03 14:09
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A female bicyclist was airlifted to Stony Brook University Medical Center after being struck by a truck in Southold Saturday afternoon. The woman, 62-year-old Patrice Melley of Gilford, Conn, was hit...
2015/05/02 20:48
2015/05/02 20:48
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A bicyclist has died after being struck by a car on Long Island, police said Saturday. Steven Preitz, 42, who apparently had no address, was hit at about 10 p.m. Friday by an eastbound car on Express...
2015/05/02 08:07
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BRIARCLIFF MANOR, N.Y. – Three members of Boy Scout Troop 18 Briarcliff Manor recently were honored as Eagle Scouts. Troop members James Hoffman, Nick Servidio, and Andrew Snyder, were honored...
2015/05/01 19:50
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Police said a woman attacked another woman in a hotel parking lot on Friday afternoon. (Credit: Paul Squire) A dispute between two women in a hotel parking lot turned violent Friday afternoon after...
2015/05/01 16:18
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A 38-year-old Ridge woman was killed when the minivan she was riding in crashed in Shoreham on Thursday. Suffolk County police said Grace Quinones, 20, also of Ridge, was driving a Dodge Caravan...
2015/05/01 01:20
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It may be tempting to think that bed bugs could be eliminated, if only we found just the right deadly chemical formula. But uncovering new insecticides is a difficult task as well as an expensive one....
2015/04/30 20:04
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Are people in Syracuse more racist than in other parts of America? Maybe, according to a new study of Google search data. Researchers from Harvard University, Stony Brook University, the University...
2015/04/30 16:35
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The love of your life may be near you. All you have to do is look. Love at first sight has often been considered a myth or a joke, even though many Americans believe in it. The 2014 Singles in...
2015/04/30 15:26
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Lawyer and animal activist Steve Wise calls for chimpanzees to be granted personhood An American lawyer and animal activist who is calling for primates to be recognised as people in the eyes of the...
2015/04/30 14:18
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An alleged gunman has been arrested for allegedly shooting a North Amityville man because the suspect believed that the victim’s grandson pulled the suspect’s daughters hair this week, Suffolk County...
2015/04/29 21:12
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A recent case in the USA concerning the personhood of chimpanzees and therefore bringing into question the legality of their detainment in a laboratory follows on from a ruling in India two years ago...
2015/04/29 20:03
2015/04/29 20:03
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Notes on the culture of the Internet. In 2006, a Long Island high school teacher pleaded guilty to third-degree rape and endangering the welfare of a child. Danny Cuesta admitted to preying on a...
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