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Salon.com
Could Jonathan Franzen be more complicated than we thought?person I read three or four times,” he told Entertainment Weekly. “This include
Could Jonathan Franzen be more complicated than we thought?
Salon.com / Posted 2 hours ago
person I read three or four times,” he told Entertainment Weekly. “This included The Lord of the Rings and Isaac Asimov’s Foundation trilogy.” He also mentions “A.A. Milne, the Narnia novels, Doctor Doolittle, Wind in the Willows, and the great... Read more
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FOX News
Back to School: Let the left-wing indoctrination begintrying to deconstruct gender identity by parsing pronouns. Across the fruited
Back to School: Let the left-wing indoctrination begin
FOX News / Posted 3 hours ago
trying to deconstruct gender identity by parsing pronouns. Across the fruited plain, institutions of higher education are turning their taxpayer-funded fiefdoms into gender neutral zones where free thought is outlawed. I’ve got several incidents... Read more
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MLive.com
Call it 'Uptown': Those in Detroit neighborhoods seek rebirth outside downtowngroup will be constantly trying to replenish that fund, which the Detroit Econo
Call it 'Uptown': Those in Detroit neighborhoods seek rebirth outside downtown
MLive.com / Posted 4 hours ago
group will be constantly trying to replenish that fund, which the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation and Kresge Foundation will be working to pump into the area bounded by Puritan Avenue, Curtis street, Fairfield Street and Wyoming... Read more
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York Daily Record
Clubs and organizations in Dallastown, Red Lion and eastern York County from Sept. 2 to 8, 2015Back to Basics Group: meets 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Bethlehem United Methodist Churc
Clubs and organizations in Dallastown, Red Lion and eastern York County from Sept. 2 to 8, 2015
York Daily Record / Posted 4 hours ago
Back to Basics Group: meets 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 109 E. Main St., Dallastown. • Turning Point Group: meets 6 p.m. Wednesdays at Otterbein United Methodist Church of Spry, 50 School St., York Township. •... Read more
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iol.co.za
A new era for BCXknew about Google. For us these were exciting times.” He believes the work the
A new era for BCX
iol.co.za / Posted 9 hours ago
knew about Google. For us these were exciting times.” He believes the work they did part-time while studying laid the foundation for what was to come. “We had access to a number of highly qualified and talented individuals and managed to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
GM Foods Becoming a Reality in KenyaThis could be the big turning-point for biotechnology in agriculture: Deputy Pr
GM Foods Becoming a Reality in Kenya
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
This could be the big turning-point for biotechnology in agriculture: Deputy President William Ruto has announced that our country will lift its ban on genetically modified foods and has started the process of allowing the commercialisation of GM... Read more
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The Auto Channel
Upgraded Kia cee'd Now on Sale Across EuropeKia Motors Europe has carried out a comprehensive upgrade of its ever popular K
Upgraded Kia cee'd Now on Sale Across Europe
The Auto Channel / Posted yesterday
Kia Motors Europe has carried out a comprehensive upgrade of its ever popular Kia cee’d, a model that has provided the foundation for the company’s continuing success in Europe over recent years. With more dynamic performance and Kia’s distinct... Read more
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Salon.com
The science of forgiveness: “When you don’t forgive you release all the chemicals of the stress response”“What you’re feeling will affect the healing of your skin, and we want you to p
The science of forgiveness: “When you don’t forgive you release all the chemicals of the stress response”
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
“What you’re feeling will affect the healing of your skin, and we want you to put all your energy into healing.” At this point, he would learn how the victim had unthinkingly opened a blast furnace without turning it off, or how the workmen at a... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
How Moishe House is helping turn social lives into Jewish life | Featurerecent college graduates, with their various (and, at times, precarious) states
How Moishe House is helping turn social lives into Jewish life | Feature
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted yesterday
recent college graduates, with their various (and, at times, precarious) states of employment. But that’s precisely the point of Moishe House — to provide young Jewish adults between the ages of 22 and 30 with the financial means to build... Read more
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Salon.com
Keeping up appearances: What “likeability” really costs women in Hollywoodoccurred to me when I transferred into film, certainly in the beginning, that t
Keeping up appearances: What “likeability” really costs women in Hollywood
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
occurred to me when I transferred into film, certainly in the beginning, that this would be an issue at all.” Brosnahan pointed out that some of the keeping up appearances is even about naming oneself as a feminist. “I’m a feminist, and I think... Read more
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The Auto Channel
The Auto Channel 2016 BMW 7 Series Reviews, Specs, Changes and Datahas been improved, and while it is more luxurious than ever, emissions are lowe
The Auto Channel 2016 BMW 7 Series Reviews, Specs, Changes and Data
The Auto Channel / Posted 2 days ago
has been improved, and while it is more luxurious than ever, emissions are lower. Expanding knowledge, BMW i laid the foundation with groundbreaking BMW EfficientDynamics technology for the most diverse range of measures ever to have been... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Ten years on, New Orleans' Lower Ninth 'worse than before Katrina'Cotlon spent his $80,000 life savings renovating what has become the Lower Nint
Ten years on, New Orleans' Lower Ninth 'worse than before Katrina'
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Cotlon spent his $80,000 life savings renovating what has become the Lower Ninth Ward Market, and it is quickly turning into a focal point for residents. "This is the only place people can get fresh fruit," he said. "I've had people... Read more
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Times of Malta
Caterina Scappi, forgotten feminist benefactresshe made a present of them to him. De Loudun appears to have been quite close t
Caterina Scappi, forgotten feminist benefactress
Times of Malta / Posted 2 days ago
he made a present of them to him. De Loudun appears to have been quite close to Scappi; in fact, in her second will, she appointed de Loudun her universal heir. The documents do not often mention her, but I found a 1625 petition by her to Grand... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
What I wish to see in Bersih 4 – Tay Tian Yansuccessful, any civic movement in Malaysia has to transcend the boundaries of r
What I wish to see in Bersih 4 – Tay Tian Yan
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 2 days ago
successful, any civic movement in Malaysia has to transcend the boundaries of race and religion and be established upon the foundation of firm consensus among our diverse peoples. Any campaign that only manages to ignite the flame of passion among... Read more
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CNN
New Orleans: Tougher after Katrina (city is better -- in some ways it is, in some ways it's worse. It's different a
New Orleans: Tougher after Katrina (
CNN / Posted 3 days ago
city is better -- in some ways it is, in some ways it's worse. It's different and it's the same. But such a viewmisses the point because New Orleans has never needed to be better to be a glorious city. Yes, we need more police, and our potholes... Read more
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Daily Mail
boss of TV crew killer reveals gunman's violent past at the stationbut also from two people he had interviewed as part of his job. Flanagan was f
boss of TV crew killer reveals gunman's violent past at the station
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
but also from two people he had interviewed as part of his job. Flanagan was fired on Feb 1, 2013, and his tipping point came when he was presented with a severance package from human resources. Outbursts: Flanagan had to be escorted out... Read more
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birminghammail
Brum’s latest beauty queen: I started life as boy named AaronShe was bestowed the title of Birmingham’s first Miss Transgender, an event sta
Brum’s latest beauty queen: I started life as boy named Aaron
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
She was bestowed the title of Birmingham’s first Miss Transgender, an event staged to raise funds for the Elton John AIDS foundation. “I have never done anything like that before,” admitted the Burton bar worker. “It was all new to me. I’m only... Read more
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Business Insider
Top US adversaries are becoming better traineddecades of global military deployments and campaigns under its belt, the U.S. m
Top US adversaries are becoming better trained
Business Insider / Posted 3 days ago
decades of global military deployments and campaigns under its belt, the U.S. military has developed a strong foundation in institutional warfare. On average, across any given force worldwide, one can argue that no soldiers, airmen or... Read more
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Rappler
Should Japan apologize for WWII?ultranationalists who feel that an apology was a betrayal of the country, the b
Should Japan apologize for WWII?
Rappler / Posted 3 days ago
ultranationalists who feel that an apology was a betrayal of the country, the bereaved families who think that Abe was turning his back on their fallen ancestors, and leftists who would have been disappointed if Abe did not apologize. Unlike... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Courting controversy: Do urban basketball courts foster community or violence?to call their own – one where the nets are actually planted into the ground – t
Courting controversy: Do urban basketball courts foster community or violence?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
to call their own – one where the nets are actually planted into the ground – thanks to a $225,000 grant from the MLSE Foundation. Programming, for the most part, does not take into consideration the context and the lived experiences of black... Read more
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The Advocate
Antique Coca-Cola sign in heart of downtown Baton Rouge to be relighted again under deal mediated by BRAFof Greater Baton Rouge and that the two parties worked together to maintain the
Antique Coca-Cola sign in heart of downtown Baton Rouge to be relighted again under deal mediated by BRAF
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
of Greater Baton Rouge and that the two parties worked together to maintain the integrity of the relic. Baton Rouge Area Foundation Executive Vice President John Spain said Tuesday that BRAF helped mediate the ownership dispute and as a result... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Stephen Lewis keynoting hospital galaas part of a fundraising dinner for Sarnia's hospital. Lewis, the Canadian co-
Stephen Lewis keynoting hospital gala
Sarnia Observer / Posted 4 days ago
as part of a fundraising dinner for Sarnia's hospital. Lewis, the Canadian co-founder and board chair of the Stephen Lewis Foundation — dedicated to turning the tide of HIV/AIDS in Africa — was announced Friday as the keynote speaker at the... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Emmett Till's Chicago family hosts events on 60th anniversary of murderapparently whistling at a white woman. He was kidnapped and found dead three d
Emmett Till's Chicago family hosts events on 60th anniversary of murder
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 4 days ago
apparently whistling at a white woman. He was kidnapped and found dead three days later. His murderers were acquitted, a turning point for civil rights in America. The family of Emmett Till and The Mamie Till Mobley Memorial Foundation is... Read more
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Daily Mail
How Douglas Fairbanks Snr was the reality star of his daywith them. They were not just the biggest stars of their time; they were the b
How Douglas Fairbanks Snr was the reality star of his day
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
with them. They were not just the biggest stars of their time; they were the biggest stars the world had seen until that point, writes author Tracey Goessel. Their rise to fame coincided with the rising popularity of the cinema among both the... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Alison Parker's obituary released, funeral scheduledsupport her community. She was rehearsing to be a contestant in the Valley Star
Alison Parker's obituary released, funeral scheduled
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 4 days ago
support her community. She was rehearsing to be a contestant in the Valley Stars benefit for the Salvation Army of Roanoke Turning Point, the only secure center in the Roanoke Valley for adult survivors and their children who are in imminent danger... Read more
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The Atlantic
What Gorillas Can Teach Us About Being Humanto get our next meal?” but here [at the research facility] there is so much mor
What Gorillas Can Teach Us About Being Human
The Atlantic / Posted 4 days ago
to get our next meal?” but here [at the research facility] there is so much more to talk about. Ronald Cohn / The Gorilla Foundation / Koko.org Morin: How deep can your conversations go? ​Patterson: It started early on with a conversation Koko... Read more
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The Tyee
Tories' Salmon Gaffe Part of Awkward Off-Message Streakhad a perfect scenic backdrop in Campbell River for a $15 million announcement
Tories' Salmon Gaffe Part of Awkward Off-Message Streak
The Tyee / Posted 4 days ago
had a perfect scenic backdrop in Campbell River for a $15 million announcement of a partnership with the Pacific Salmon Foundation to "implement conservation plans in B.C. rivers." Harper also said Ottawa would work with the B.C. government and... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Actionthe Arab region. Its regional office in Cairo was under the directorship of Bas
Action
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
the Arab region. Its regional office in Cairo was under the directorship of Basma El-Husseiny, a woman whose biography points up her involvement with the independent culture scene. In the 1970s and the 1980s, El-Husseiny was active in... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
NHS privatisation: How the health service is being dismantled in 10 easy stepsthe surface, it appears that nothing has changed. You can still see your GP or
NHS privatisation: How the health service is being dismantled in 10 easy steps
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
the surface, it appears that nothing has changed. You can still see your GP or go to hospital and receive care free at the point of delivery. But behind the scenes, something else is going on: the NHS is being privatised. As a GP in Tower Hamlets,... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Visionary Arkansans 2015based on Gore's movie "An Inconvenient Truth" that he would give to groups acro
Visionary Arkansans 2015
Arkansas Times / Posted 5 days ago
based on Gore's movie "An Inconvenient Truth" that he would give to groups across the nation. In 2008, he was appointed to Beebe's Governor's Commission on Global Warming. "It was wonderful," he said of the commission, a bipartisan group... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bishop Sir Paul Reeves Memorial Lecture 2015 On "The Promise and Challenge of 2015 for Sustainable Development"new agenda, however, will be universal - it will apply to all countries at all
Bishop Sir Paul Reeves Memorial Lecture 2015 On "The Promise and Challenge of 2015 for Sustainable Development"
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
new agenda, however, will be universal - it will apply to all countries at all stages of development. This makes the point that sustainable development in the 21st century isn't something which happens to somebody else, somewhere else. We all... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
War over? Re-enactment at Newtown may be lastthe Battle of Newtown, a key skirmish in the Sullivan-Clinton campaign of Augus
War over? Re-enactment at Newtown may be last
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
the Battle of Newtown, a key skirmish in the Sullivan-Clinton campaign of August 1779, one that many historians consider a turning point in the American Revolution. The Chemung Valley Living History Center has been staging battle reenactments at... Read more
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The Huffington Post
In A Summer Of Protest, Kendrick Lamar Hits The Black Soul Hardestof Kwame Toure and documentaries about Angela Davis, for example. “That kind o
In A Summer Of Protest, Kendrick Lamar Hits The Black Soul Hardest
The Huffington Post / Posted 5 days ago
of Kwame Toure and documentaries about Angela Davis, for example. “That kind of historical political education lays the foundation for political consciousness and black political thought that sets a particular tone -- and then the students... Read more
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The News & Observer
BCBS says it spent $365M more than required on claims in 2014officials have said. The ACA was designed to attract such difficult-to-insure p
BCBS says it spent $365M more than required on claims in 2014
The News & Observer / Posted 6 days ago
officials have said. The ACA was designed to attract such difficult-to-insure patients with provisions that prohibit turning down customers with pre-existing conditions and prohibiting charging exorbitant rates based on age and health. Also... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New studies evaluate viral suppression rate of HIV-infected pregnant women at deliveryPregnancy could be a turning point for HIV-infected women, when they have the o
New studies evaluate viral suppression rate of HIV-infected pregnant women at delivery
News-Medical-Net / Posted 6 days ago
Pregnancy could be a turning point for HIV-infected women, when they have the opportunity to manage their infection, prevent transmission to their new baby and enter a long-term pattern of maintenance of HIV care after giving birth--but most... Read more
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Daily News
CBK, rise of the 'reformist'Fisheries Ministry. It was the then SLFP General Secretary Maithripala Sirisen
CBK, rise of the 'reformist'
Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
Fisheries Ministry. It was the then SLFP General Secretary Maithripala Sirisena who persuaded President Kumaratunga to appoint Rajapaksa as the Prime Minister in 2004. In fact, the JVP, a key stakeholder of the UPFA government in 2004, opposed... Read more
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Philly.com
The human 'superpredator' is unique, and unsustainableconsequences,” Boris Worm of Dalhousie University, who was not involved in the
The human 'superpredator' is unique, and unsustainable
Philly.com / Posted 7 days ago
consequences,” Boris Worm of Dalhousie University, who was not involved in the paper, wrote in a commentary. “This final point, I believe, will prove critical for our continued coexistence with viable wildlife population on land and in the... Read more
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The Advocate
Agreement reached on Third Street Coca-Cola sign, to be relighted after inspection, BRAF official saysof Greater Baton Rouge and that the two parties worked together to maintain the
Agreement reached on Third Street Coca-Cola sign, to be relighted after inspection, BRAF official says
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
of Greater Baton Rouge and that the two parties worked together to maintain the integrity of the relic. Baton Rouge Area Foundation Executive Vice President John Spain said Tuesday that BRAF helped mediate the ownership dispute and as a result... Read more
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Accounting Today
The Spirit of Accountingthe chair and chief accountant of the Securities and Exchange Commission can be
The Spirit of Accounting
Accounting Today / Posted 7 days ago
the chair and chief accountant of the Securities and Exchange Commission can best promote useful financial reporting by turning the Financial Accounting Standards Board loose to reform standards and practices in the United States and thereby... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Working Hard At Law School Is Non-Negotiablethrough law reports. Their law report, which publishes decisions of the Suprem
'Working Hard At Law School Is Non-Negotiable
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
through law reports. Their law report, which publishes decisions of the Supreme Court of Nigeria is no doubt a reference point in case citations. Interestingly, she had planned to study Medicine and become a medical doctor. This is the way she... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
The legacy of Ieng Thirith: The ‘First Lady’ of the Khmer Rougein Cambodia is in some way affected by the genocide. The Khmer Rouge killed bet
The legacy of Ieng Thirith: The ‘First Lady’ of the Khmer Rouge
Asian Correspondent / Posted 7 days ago
in Cambodia is in some way affected by the genocide. The Khmer Rouge killed between 1.4 million and 2.2 million people, turning families and the whole society against each other. Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen is himself a Khmer Rouge... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How NGO Prepares Teenagers for Better Tomorrowrecently in Asaba, Delta State Capital by a nongovernmental organization (NGO),
How NGO Prepares Teenagers for Better Tomorrow
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
recently in Asaba, Delta State Capital by a nongovernmental organization (NGO), Ideals and Realities Youth Empowerment Foundation to address issues concerning teenagers and the social media. The NGO is committed to providing referral services,... Read more
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The Advocate
Proposed mental health facility could be in the same building as Baton Rouge Detox Center, BRAF official saysFoster Drive, sharing space with the Baton Rouge Detox Center across from Baton
Proposed mental health facility could be in the same building as Baton Rouge Detox Center, BRAF official says
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
Foster Drive, sharing space with the Baton Rouge Detox Center across from Baton Rouge Community College. Baton Rouge Area Foundation Project Manager Patricia Calfee revealed the proposed location Monday. The concept of a new parish mental health... Read more
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Business Spectator
Wall Street stages stunning 5% comebackmorning's steep losses after a rocky start during which the Dow Jones Industria
Wall Street stages stunning 5% comeback
Business Spectator / Posted 8 days ago
morning's steep losses after a rocky start during which the Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly plummeted more than 1,000 points. The blue-chip benchmark dropped as much as 1,089 points - or 6.6 per cent - before partly recovering as traders said... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
Flag puts Nikki Haley back in VP talkHamby, head of news at Snapchat and a former CNN political reporter, tweeted th
Flag puts Nikki Haley back in VP talk
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Hamby, head of news at Snapchat and a former CNN political reporter, tweeted that the governor’s Press Club speech was a “turning point for Nikki Haley, who has long avoided publicity like this.” Haley has not been in the national spotlight like... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Is New Orleans in danger of turning into a modern-day Atlantis?to storms. The establishment of New Orleans commenced 300 years of imposing hu
Is New Orleans in danger of turning into a modern-day Atlantis?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 8 days ago
to storms. The establishment of New Orleans commenced 300 years of imposing human-engineered rigidity to a fluid natural foundation “If you look at post-1930s development in New Orleans in contrast with pre-1930s development, you’ll see a city... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Crew Review: Comeback victory gives team a lift, but will it last?amount of uneasiness to... More Crew from ColumbusAlive.com Crew viewOnly tim
Crew Review: Comeback victory gives team a lift, but will it last?
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
amount of uneasiness to... More Crew from ColumbusAlive.com Crew viewOnly time will tell whether the latest purported turning point for Crew SC’s season is another flash in the pan, but either way, its 3-2 comeback win over Sporting Kansas... Read more
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The News & Observer
Confederate flag issue puts S.C. governor back in VP talkHamby, head of news at Snapchat and a former CNN political reporter, tweeted th
Confederate flag issue puts S.C. governor back in VP talk
The News & Observer / Posted 8 days ago
Hamby, head of news at Snapchat and a former CNN political reporter, tweeted that the governor’s Press Club speech was a “turning point for Nikki Haley, who has long avoided publicity like this.” Haley has not been in the national spotlight like... Read more
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Salon.com
The science of forgiveness: “When you don’t forgive you release all the chemicals of the stress response”“What you’re feeling will affect the healing of your skin, and we want you to p
The science of forgiveness: “When you don’t forgive you release all the chemicals of the stress response”
Salon.com / Posted 8 days ago
“What you’re feeling will affect the healing of your skin, and we want you to put all your energy into healing.” At this point, he would learn how the victim had unthinkingly opened a blast furnace without turning it off, or how the workmen at a... Read more
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Philly.com
Is it just a matter of time?alcohol, but when, and not whether the states will legalize, regulate, and tax
Is it just a matter of time?
Philly.com / Posted 9 days ago
alcohol, but when, and not whether the states will legalize, regulate, and tax pot sales, but how. "We're past the tipping point," said Keith Stroup, founder of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws. "There are all kinds of... Read more
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