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The Wesleyan Argus
Arts Summer Roundup: MoviesIt stands to reason that an audience can expect certain things from the summer
Arts Summer Roundup: Movies
The Wesleyan Argus / Posted 23 minutes ago
It stands to reason that an audience can expect certain things from the summer movie season. Traditionally, summer is the season of the tentpole, the blockbuster, and while it’s true that major studios have begun to expand the timeframe in which they... Read more
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ESPN
Roger Goodell loses to Tom Brady in DeflategateOn some level, we all should have seen this coming. Tom Brady, one of the great
Roger Goodell loses to Tom Brady in Deflategate
ESPN / Posted 9 hours ago
On some level, we all should have seen this coming. Tom Brady, one of the greatest sports winners of all time, facing off against Roger Goodell, a commissioner riding a long losing streak. This turned out to be a bigger mismatch than the New England... Read more
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Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Explaining the strange, stinky appeal of the ‘corpse flower’A little more than a week after crowds at the Denver Botanic Gardens welcomed t
Explaining the strange, stinky appeal of the ‘corpse flower’
Honolulu Star-Advertiser / Posted 2 days ago
A little more than a week after crowds at the Denver Botanic Gardens welcomed the smelly bloom of its resident titan arum, known as the corpse flower, another of the flowers failed to give visitors at the Chicago Botanic Garden a similar, smelly... Read more
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ESPN
#NFLRANK: The top 100 playersThis is not an MVP vote. The directions were simple: Rate players based on grea
#NFLRANK: The top 100 players
ESPN / Posted 2 days ago
This is not an MVP vote. The directions were simple: Rate players based on greatness. That's what you see below: the top 100 players in the NFL in 2015, based on how good they are -- not what positions they play or how many endorsements they have. It... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Harry Styles tells fans 'don't go to SeaWorld' and it workedWATCH: | Irish Examiner WATCH: Tuesday, September 01, 2015 - 12:31 PM The
Harry Styles tells fans 'don't go to SeaWorld' and it worked
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
WATCH: | Irish Examiner WATCH: Tuesday, September 01, 2015 - 12:31 PM The internet has taken a sudden dislike to SeaWorld and... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
YMCA relay gave ‘legs’ to creating Pacific Crest TrailCourtesy of the Pacific Crest Trail Association Eric Ryback, the first person t
YMCA relay gave ‘legs’ to creating Pacific Crest Trail
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Courtesy of the Pacific Crest Trail Association Eric Ryback, the first person to complete the entire length of the Pacific Crest Trail in one thru-hike, on Oct. 16, 1970, shown as he reached the southern terminus of the trail in Mexico. The man in... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Our shark problem is not world's worstSHARK beaches: Contrary to popular belief, the NSW North Coast's deadly shark a
Our shark problem is not world's worst
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
SHARK beaches: Contrary to popular belief, the NSW North Coast's deadly shark attack problem is not unprecedented, nor is it the worst in the world. There are stretches of coastline in South Africa, Reunion Island and Brazil which are notorious for... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Our shark problem is not world's worstSHARK beaches: Contrary to popular belief, the NSW North Coast's deadly shark a
Our shark problem is not world's worst
Daily Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
SHARK beaches: Contrary to popular belief, the NSW North Coast's deadly shark attack problem is not unprecedented, nor is it the worst in the world. There are stretches of coastline in South Africa, Reunion Island and Brazil which are notorious for... Read more
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Queensland Times
Our shark problem is not world's worstSHARK beaches: Contrary to popular belief, the NSW North Coast's deadly shark a
Our shark problem is not world's worst
Queensland Times / Posted 4 days ago
SHARK beaches: Contrary to popular belief, the NSW North Coast's deadly shark attack problem is not unprecedented, nor is it the worst in the world. There are stretches of coastline in South Africa, Reunion Island and Brazil which are notorious for... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Our shark problem is not world's worstSHARK beaches: Contrary to popular belief, the NSW North Coast's deadly shark a
Our shark problem is not world's worst
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
SHARK beaches: Contrary to popular belief, the NSW North Coast's deadly shark attack problem is not unprecedented, nor is it the worst in the world. There are stretches of coastline in South Africa, Reunion Island and Brazil which are notorious for... Read more
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News Mail
Our shark problem is not world's worstSHARK beaches: Contrary to popular belief, the NSW North Coast's deadly shark a
Our shark problem is not world's worst
News Mail / Posted 4 days ago
SHARK beaches: Contrary to popular belief, the NSW North Coast's deadly shark attack problem is not unprecedented, nor is it the worst in the world. There are stretches of coastline in South Africa, Reunion Island and Brazil which are notorious for... Read more
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Northern Star
North Coast's shark problem is not world's worstSHARK beaches: Contrary to popular belief, the North Coast's deadly shark attac
North Coast's shark problem is not world's worst
Northern Star / Posted 4 days ago
SHARK beaches: Contrary to popular belief, the North Coast's deadly shark attack problem is not unprecedented, nor is it the worst in the world. There are stretches of coastline in South Africa, Reunion Island and Brazil which are notorious for... Read more
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Business Insider
The US economic story hasn't changed in a year — and that's great newsAnd this is great news. Over the last year and a half, the economic story in t
The US economic story hasn't changed in a year — and that's great news
Business Insider / Posted 4 days ago
And this is great news. Over the last year and a half, the economic story in the US has been the same: a disappointing start to the year followed by a rebound that overall indicates the economy is growing a bit more than 2% per year. And while... Read more
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The News & Observer
‘Good reason to believe’ inflation will rise, top Fed official says | News & Observer August 29, 2015 Central bank officials monitoring the gl
‘Good reason to believe’ inflation will rise, top Fed official says
The News & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
| News & Observer August 29, 2015 Central bank officials monitoring the global economy ‘even more closely than... Read more
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Washington Post
Global market chaos throws Federal Reserve’s rate hike plan in doubtA Chinese investor monitors stock prices on a computer terminal at a brokerage
Global market chaos throws Federal Reserve’s rate hike plan in doubt
Washington Post / Posted 9 days ago
A Chinese investor monitors stock prices on a computer terminal at a brokerage house in Beijing. (Mark Schiefelbein/AP) The Federal Reserve had expected to begin withdrawing its support for the nation’s economic recovery this year, but mounting... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Everything you always wanted to know about panda sex (but were afraid to ask) | Sam KnightAt around 5pm on 25 March, a cold, wet Wednesday earlier this year, Tian Tian,
Everything you always wanted to know about panda sex (but were afraid to ask) | Sam Knight
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 9 days ago
At around 5pm on 25 March, a cold, wet Wednesday earlier this year, Tian Tian, the female giant panda at Edinburgh zoo, stirred from the wooden platform in her outdoor enclosure and began to bleat. Tian Tian, who was born in Beijing zoo in 2003, has... Read more
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iTWire
ThreatMetrix sees Q2 2015 increase in mobile transactions and online lending fraudThreatMetrix is a security company with a difference - it’s the ‘fastest-growin
ThreatMetrix sees Q2 2015 increase in mobile transactions and online lending fraud
iTWire / Posted 10 days ago
ThreatMetrix is a security company with a difference - it’s the ‘fastest-growing provider of context-based security and advanced fraud prevention solutions,’ which places it firmly in pole position to help financial organisations, retailers,... Read more
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The Irish Times
The Wolfpack: Six brothers who never went outside Crystal Moselle’s documentary The Wolfpack tells the extraordinary story of a
The Wolfpack: Six brothers who never went outside
The Irish Times / Posted 11 days ago
Crystal Moselle’s documentary The Wolfpack tells the extraordinary story of a family raised in complete isolation in Manhattan The Angulo brothers in The Wolfpack: ‘They seemed or felt foreign.... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Survey says: The future of polling is hard to predictSo on April 23, as people across the province cast their ballots, Mr. Coletto w
Survey says: The future of polling is hard to predict
The Globe and Mail / Posted 13 days ago
So on April 23, as people across the province cast their ballots, Mr. Coletto was interviewed on Sun News Network and said the obvious: Ms. Smith would be the next premier of Alberta. Mr. Coletto recently described what happened next. “The results... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Survey says: The future of polling is hard to predictAs CEO of Abacus Data, a polling company, David Coletto had followed the 2012 A
Survey says: The future of polling is hard to predict
The Globe and Mail / Posted 14 days ago
As CEO of Abacus Data, a polling company, David Coletto had followed the 2012 Alberta election closely. In the campaign’s final month, his polls and those of his competitors showed the same thing: The right-wing Wildrose Party, led by Danielle Smith,... Read more
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The Irish Times
The 100 best novels in English? Irish writers and critics have their say Julian Gough, Éilís Ní Dhuibhne and a host of others respond to Robert McCrum’
The 100 best novels in English? Irish writers and critics have their say
The Irish Times / Posted 14 days ago
Julian Gough, Éilís Ní Dhuibhne and a host of others respond to Robert McCrum’s ‘100 greatest novels written in English’. Read on for lively debate and hot book tips Compiling... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Cute footage of rescued orangutans caring for their newborns in the wildThe adorable youngsters are bringing hope for the critically endangered species
Cute footage of rescued orangutans caring for their newborns in the wild
Daily Mirror / Posted 15 days ago
The adorable youngsters are bringing hope for the critically endangered species whose numbers are dwindling each year. This is the first time four youngsters have been born so closely together at the Tabin Wildlife Reserve in Sabah, Malaysian... Read more
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PC Magazine
A Glimpse at the Next Generation of VRVirtual reality content has thus far focused on spectacle (or keeping astronaut
A Glimpse at the Next Generation of VR
PC Magazine / Posted 18 days ago
Virtual reality content has thus far focused on spectacle (or keeping astronauts sane in space) rather than compelling and cinematic storytelling. Ellison, sadly, was a no-show, but Milk joined actress Bryce Dallas Howard (Jurassic World) and... Read more
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Daily Mail
The terrible plight of Indian elephants by LIZ JONESTortured for tourists: Chained to the same spot for 20 years. Beaten into submi
The terrible plight of Indian elephants by LIZ JONES
Daily Mail / Posted 19 days ago
Tortured for tourists: Chained to the same spot for 20 years. Beaten into submission at secret jungle training camps. Asian elephants are being chained to tree stumps and beaten with metal sticks... Read more
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Sherdog
PBC on Spike: Antonio Tarver, Steve Cunningham Fight to Uneventful Drawundisputed light heavyweight champion Antonio Tarver has been yelling at anybod
PBC on Spike: Antonio Tarver, Steve Cunningham Fight to Uneventful Draw
Sherdog / Posted 20 days ago
undisputed light heavyweight champion Antonio Tarver has been yelling at anybody within ear shot about one day capturing the heavyweight title. His intention is to break George Foreman’s record of being the oldest man to do so, but after his... Read more
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PhysOrg
Carnivorous conchs to blame for oyster declineCredit: NOAA What happens when a drought in Florida estuaries causes a rise in
Carnivorous conchs to blame for oyster decline
PhysOrg / Posted 20 days ago
Credit: NOAA What happens when a drought in Florida estuaries causes a rise in the salt levels in water? Fewer wild oysters appear on restaurant menus, for starters. New research from Northeastern University marine and environmental sciences... Read more
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indieWIRE
Whit Stillman and the Cast of 'Metropolitan' on the Legacy of One of the First True Indies 25 years later, Whit Stillman’s portrait of New York socialites has a permane
Whit Stillman and the Cast of 'Metropolitan' on the Legacy of One of the First True Indies
indieWIRE / Posted 20 days ago
25 years later, Whit Stillman’s portrait of New York socialites has a permanent place in the popular imagination. “I don't think there is a popular... Read more
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The Shawano Leader
Local gasoline costs in fluxA gasoline supply glitch was causing wild fluctuations Thursday in Shawano Coun
Local gasoline costs in flux
The Shawano Leader / Posted 20 days ago
A gasoline supply glitch was causing wild fluctuations Thursday in Shawano County pump prices, including one retailer’s move to perhaps the highest prices in Wisconsin. Angelica Mobil, located along state Highway 29 in eastern Shawano County, raised... Read more
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FOX 26 Houston
Tom VacarOutlet malls slowly driving traditional malls out of existenceOutlet malls slow
Tom Vacar
FOX 26 Houston / Posted 21 days ago
Outlet malls slowly driving traditional malls out of existenceOutlet malls slowly driving traditional malls out of existence As outlet malls move closer to central urban areas, consumers are shopping them as never before. KTVU spent Thursday in... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Fourth humpback whale found dead along B.C. coast in a weekA humpback whale that washed up dead on the shore of British Columbia’s norther
Fourth humpback whale found dead along B.C. coast in a week
The Globe and Mail / Posted 22 days ago
A humpback whale that washed up dead on the shore of British Columbia’s northern coast last week was the fourth to die in a week in the province’s coastal waters. The 10-metre-long female whale was found floating on its back near Klemtu, B.C., with... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago Botanic's rare, stinky flower shows nature's power to transfixFlowers often inspire poetry, which is how I excuse the verse that popped into
Chicago Botanic's rare, stinky flower shows nature's power to transfix
Chicago Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
Flowers often inspire poetry, which is how I excuse the verse that popped into my head as I stood in the crowd gathered at the Chicago Botanic Garden to gawk at the celebrity flower. They come to sniff the putrid meat To take a whiff of filthy... Read more
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DMNews
Mobile Marketers Beware the February EffectShare this article: App installs drop off precipitously in February, but that
Mobile Marketers Beware the February Effect
DMNews / Posted 23 days ago
Share this article: App installs drop off precipitously in February, but that doesn't stop marketers from paying dearly to obtain them. Mobile marketers who still set promotional budgets on a monthly or annual basis need to reassess their spending... Read more
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Daily Mail
U.S. Coast Guard seizes $1billion worth of cocaine in Eastern Pacific Ocean Coast Guard seized more than 66,000 pounds of cocain
U.S. Coast Guard seizes $1billion worth of cocaine
Daily Mail / Posted 23 days ago
in Eastern Pacific Ocean Coast Guard seized more than 66,000 pounds of cocaine worth $1.01billion in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, officials said Monday The cocaine was unloaded off a Coast Guard... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
National StoriesChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK indep
National Stories
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 27 days ago
Chicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluations The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of its stop-and-frisk procedures and increased public disclosure of the... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
National StoriesChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK indep
National Stories
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 27 days ago
Chicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluations The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of its stop-and-frisk procedures and increased public disclosure of the... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
National StoriesChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK indep
National Stories
Hawaii News Now / Posted 27 days ago
Chicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluations The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of its stop-and-frisk procedures and increased public disclosure of the... Read more
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WALB Albany
National StoriesChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK indep
National Stories
WALB Albany / Posted 27 days ago
Chicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluations The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of its stop-and-frisk procedures and increased public disclosure of the... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
National StoriesChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK indep
National Stories
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 27 days ago
Chicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluations The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of its stop-and-frisk procedures and increased public disclosure of the... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
National StoriesChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK indep
National Stories
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 27 days ago
Chicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluations The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of its stop-and-frisk procedures and increased public disclosure of the... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
National StoriesChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK indep
National Stories
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 27 days ago
Chicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluations The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of its stop-and-frisk procedures and increased public disclosure of the... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
National StoriesChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK indep
National Stories
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 27 days ago
Chicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluations The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of its stop-and-frisk procedures and increased public disclosure of the... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
National StoriesChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK indep
National Stories
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 27 days ago
Chicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluations The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of its stop-and-frisk procedures and increased public disclosure of the... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
National StoriesChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK indep
National Stories
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 27 days ago
Chicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluations The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of its stop-and-frisk procedures and increased public disclosure of the... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
National StoriesChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK indep
National Stories
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 27 days ago
Chicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluations The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of its stop-and-frisk procedures and increased public disclosure of the... Read more
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WTOL 11 Toledo
National StoriesChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK indep
National Stories
WTOL 11 Toledo / Posted 27 days ago
Chicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluations The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of its stop-and-frisk procedures and increased public disclosure of the... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
National StoriesChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK indep
National Stories
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 27 days ago
Chicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluationsChicago police OK independent stop-and-frisk evaluations The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of its stop-and-frisk procedures and increased public disclosure of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Open Data 'Not Enough to Improve Lives'London — Governments in developing countries must ensure the statistics they pu
Open Data 'Not Enough to Improve Lives'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
London — Governments in developing countries must ensure the statistics they publish can be used to improve citizens' lives, practitioners told SciDev.Net following an open data meeting. Liz Carolan, the international development manager at host... Read more
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SciDev.net
Open data ‘not enough to improve lives’[LONDON] Governments in developing countries must ensure the statistics they pu
Open data ‘not enough to improve lives’
SciDev.net / Posted 28 days ago
[LONDON] Governments in developing countries must ensure the statistics they publish can be used to improve citizens’ lives, practitioners told SciDev.Net following an open data meeting. Liz Carolan, the international development manager at host... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Unlocking the genetic key in barley that led to the start of cropping in human agricultureResearchers reveal how the humble barley became domesticated It is Australia's
Unlocking the genetic key in barley that led to the start of cropping in human agriculture
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 1 months ago
Researchers reveal how the humble barley became domesticated It is Australia's second largest grain crop and one of the world's earliest farmed cereals, but just how barley became domesticated has long puzzled researchers. Audio: Emeritus Professor... Read more
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The Register
Don't want Windows 10 FILTH on the company network? Step this wayWindows 10 is here. Now, while I have Windows Upgrade Fatigue and I'm in no rus
Don't want Windows 10 FILTH on the company network? Step this way
The Register / Posted 1 months ago
Windows 10 is here. Now, while I have Windows Upgrade Fatigue and I'm in no rush to make the change, plenty of people out there received the upgrade when it arrived. There will certainly going to be a mighty spike in net traffic that day – not least... Read more
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