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The Hindu
Ajith quizAs Ajith turns 45, here’s a quiz to test if you’re a true blue 'Thala veriyan'.
Ajith quiz
The Hindu / Posted 4 hours ago
As Ajith turns 45, here’s a quiz to test if you’re a true blue 'Thala veriyan'. The use of his Wikipedia page, YouTube and Google is not permitted...especially for real fans. (Compiled by Vishal Menon & Harshinie Shri S. )... Read more
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The Hindu
Ajith quizAs Ajith turns 45, here’s a quiz to test if you’re a true blue 'Thala veriyan'.
Ajith quiz
The Hindu / Posted 4 hours ago
As Ajith turns 45, here’s a quiz to test if you’re a true blue 'Thala veriyan'. The use of his Wikipedia page, YouTube and Google is not permitted...especially for real fans. (Compiled by Vishal Menon & Harshinie Shri S. )... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
How To Buy A Paper Notebook That Brings You Joythe larger dimension, and keeping the smaller one the same, so the A1, the next
How To Buy A Paper Notebook That Brings You Joy
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 4 hours ago
the larger dimension, and keeping the smaller one the same, so the A1, the next size down, has dimensions of 23.4 by 33.1. Wikipedia has a nice graphical representation of this; it shows how European paper sizes resemble a nautilus shell, which is... Read more
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The Hindu
The latest in Cringe Popblonde wigs and hold wands. It is disturbing. Nevertheless, we watch it. So we
The latest in Cringe Pop
The Hindu / Posted 8 hours ago
blonde wigs and hold wands. It is disturbing. Nevertheless, we watch it. So we dwell on Taher’s family life, check out his Wikipedia page and re-watch the video. The Twitteratti and Facebook denizens are in high fettle. “Pakistan doesn’t need... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The real reasons you procrastinate - and how to stopdown to complete an important task -- and then suddenly discovered you were up
The real reasons you procrastinate - and how to stop
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 hours ago
down to complete an important task -- and then suddenly discovered you were up loading the dishwasher or engrossed in the Wikipedia entry about Chernobyl? Or perhaps you suddenly realize that the dog needs to be fed, emails need to be answered,... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
BBB hopes to mute speaker scam: Classic scheme repackaged with...not provide any address information and BBB can find no listing for a company b
BBB hopes to mute speaker scam: Classic scheme repackaged with...
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 13 hours ago
not provide any address information and BBB can find no listing for a company by that name in the metro area. According to Wikipedia, the white van speaker scam operates on several continents and is often run out of the back of white commercial... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
School libraries getting rid of nonfiction booksresources can be updated instantly, rather than replaced. But others question
School libraries getting rid of nonfiction books
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 15 hours ago
resources can be updated instantly, rather than replaced. But others question whether it's the right move, saying Wikipedia is not the same as an encyclopedia, deeper research skills are needed for college, and e-books are not accessible... Read more
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Sports Grid
5 People You Never Knew Were Drafted in the NFLguy had a 40-year career in film and television, but sports fans should know ab
5 People You Never Knew Were Drafted in the NFL
Sports Grid / Posted 18 hours ago
guy had a 40-year career in film and television, but sports fans should know about this guy’s athletic ability, too. His Wikipedia page mentions he was drafted by the Bears in 1952, but I’m having a tough time verifying that. Then again, the dude... Read more
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WXII-TV Winston-Salem
Song helps autistic boy, mom cope with medical mysteryand Bryn's teacher, Annie Vincent, spoke every day in an effort to figure out w
Song helps autistic boy, mom cope with medical mystery
WXII-TV Winston-Salem / Posted 19 hours ago
and Bryn's teacher, Annie Vincent, spoke every day in an effort to figure out why he was so sick. Finally, on Wikipedia, Vincent read about a condition called akathisia, a disorder of distress and restlessness sometimes caused by... Read more
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Spruce Grove Examiner
Superheroes and villains in Spruce Grovewill be duelling with parasols … and they have a whole routine that they do,” M
Superheroes and villains in Spruce Grove
Spruce Grove Examiner / Posted 19 hours ago
will be duelling with parasols … and they have a whole routine that they do,” Myggland-Carter said. According to Wikipedia, “Steampunk is a subgenre of science fiction or science fantasy that incorporates technology and aesthetic designs... Read more
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Op-Ed News
New Study Shows Mass Surveillance Breeds Meekness, Fear and Self-Censorshipof the 2013 Snowden revelations (of which 87% of Americans were aware), there w
New Study Shows Mass Surveillance Breeds Meekness, Fear and Self-Censorship
Op-Ed News / Posted 20 hours ago
of the 2013 Snowden revelations (of which 87% of Americans were aware), there was "a 20 percent decline in page views on Wikipedia articles related to terrorism, including those that mentioned 'al-Qaeda,' 'car bomb' or 'Taliban.'" People were... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Song helps autistic boy, mom cope with medical mysteryand Bryn’s teacher, Annie Vincent, spoke every day in an effort to figure out w
Song helps autistic boy, mom cope with medical mystery
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 23 hours ago
and Bryn’s teacher, Annie Vincent, spoke every day in an effort to figure out why he was so sick. Finally, on Wikipedia, Vincent read about a condition called akathisia, a disorder of distress and restlessness sometimes caused by... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Song helps autistic boy, mom cope with medical mysteryand Bryn's teacher, Annie Vincent, spoke every day in an effort to figure out w
Song helps autistic boy, mom cope with medical mystery
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted yesterday
and Bryn's teacher, Annie Vincent, spoke every day in an effort to figure out why he was so sick. Finally, on Wikipedia, Vincent read about a condition called akathisia, a disorder of distress and restlessness sometimes caused by... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Song helps autistic boy, mom cope with medical mysteryand Bryn's teacher, Annie Vincent, spoke every day in an effort to figure out w
Song helps autistic boy, mom cope with medical mystery
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted yesterday
and Bryn's teacher, Annie Vincent, spoke every day in an effort to figure out why he was so sick. Finally, on Wikipedia, Vincent read about a condition called akathisia, a disorder of distress and restlessness sometimes caused by... Read more
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News 8000
Song helps autistic boy, mom cope with medical mysteryand Bryn's teacher, Annie Vincent, spoke every day in an effort to figure out w
Song helps autistic boy, mom cope with medical mystery
News 8000 / Posted yesterday
and Bryn's teacher, Annie Vincent, spoke every day in an effort to figure out why he was so sick. Finally, on Wikipedia, Vincent read about a condition called akathisia, a disorder of distress and restlessness sometimes caused by... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Song helps autistic boy, mom cope with medical mysteryand Bryn's teacher, Annie Vincent, spoke every day in an effort to figure out w
Song helps autistic boy, mom cope with medical mystery
ClickOnDetroit / Posted yesterday
and Bryn's teacher, Annie Vincent, spoke every day in an effort to figure out why he was so sick. Finally, on Wikipedia, Vincent read about a condition called akathisia, a disorder of distress and restlessness sometimes caused by... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Song helps autistic boy, mom cope with medical mysteryand Bryn's teacher, Annie Vincent, spoke every day in an effort to figure out w
Song helps autistic boy, mom cope with medical mystery
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted yesterday
and Bryn's teacher, Annie Vincent, spoke every day in an effort to figure out why he was so sick. Finally, on Wikipedia, Vincent read about a condition called akathisia, a disorder of distress and restlessness sometimes caused by... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Song helps autistic boy, mom cope with medical mysteryand Bryn's teacher, Annie Vincent, spoke every day in an effort to figure out w
Song helps autistic boy, mom cope with medical mystery
KTVZ Bend / Posted yesterday
and Bryn's teacher, Annie Vincent, spoke every day in an effort to figure out why he was so sick. Finally, on Wikipedia, Vincent read about a condition called akathisia, a disorder of distress and restlessness sometimes caused by... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Song helps autistic boy, mom cope with medical mysteryand Bryn's teacher, Annie Vincent, spoke every day in an effort to figure out w
Song helps autistic boy, mom cope with medical mystery
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted yesterday
and Bryn's teacher, Annie Vincent, spoke every day in an effort to figure out why he was so sick. Finally, on Wikipedia, Vincent read about a condition called akathisia, a disorder of distress and restlessness sometimes caused by... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Song helps autistic boy, mom cope with medical mysteryand Bryn's teacher, Annie Vincent, spoke every day in an effort to figure out w
Song helps autistic boy, mom cope with medical mystery
KTUU Anchorage / Posted yesterday
and Bryn's teacher, Annie Vincent, spoke every day in an effort to figure out why he was so sick. Finally, on Wikipedia, Vincent read about a condition called akathisia, a disorder of distress and restlessness sometimes caused by... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Song helps autistic boy, mom cope with medical mysteryand Bryn's teacher, Annie Vincent, spoke every day in an effort to figure out w
Song helps autistic boy, mom cope with medical mystery
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted yesterday
and Bryn's teacher, Annie Vincent, spoke every day in an effort to figure out why he was so sick. Finally, on Wikipedia, Vincent read about a condition called akathisia, a disorder of distress and restlessness sometimes caused by... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Song helps boy with autism, mom cope with medical mysteryand Bryn’s teacher, Annie Vincent, spoke every day in an effort to figure out w
Song helps boy with autism, mom cope with medical mystery
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted yesterday
and Bryn’s teacher, Annie Vincent, spoke every day in an effort to figure out why he was so sick. Finally, on Wikipedia, Vincent read about a condition called akathisia, a disorder of distress and restlessness sometimes caused by... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Song helps autistic boy, mom cope with medical mysteryand Bryn’s teacher, Annie Vincent, spoke every day in an effort to figure out w
Song helps autistic boy, mom cope with medical mystery
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted yesterday
and Bryn’s teacher, Annie Vincent, spoke every day in an effort to figure out why he was so sick. Finally, on Wikipedia, Vincent read about a condition called akathisia, a disorder of distress and restlessness sometimes caused by... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Song helps boy with autism, his mom cope with medical mysteryand Bryn’s teacher, Annie Vincent, spoke every day in an effort to figure out w
Song helps boy with autism, his mom cope with medical mystery
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted yesterday
and Bryn’s teacher, Annie Vincent, spoke every day in an effort to figure out why he was so sick. Finally, on Wikipedia, Vincent read about a condition called akathisia, a disorder of distress and restlessness sometimes caused by... Read more
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Reuters
Commentary: 1,237 or no 1,237, there will be no 'brokered' conventionat a campaign event at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, April 27,
Commentary: 1,237 or no 1,237, there will be no 'brokered' convention
Reuters / Posted yesterday
at a campaign event at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, April 27, 2016. Poster for 'The Best Man' (1964). Wikipedia Are the Democratic and Republican nominations finally settled? Not if you listen to all the talk about “open... Read more
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iol.co.za
Subtweeting their way to cheating famethat Roy had to shut down the comments and make her Instagram account private,
Subtweeting their way to cheating fame
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
that Roy had to shut down the comments and make her Instagram account private, but not before the Beyhive edited Roy's Wikipedia page with some new nicknames. Roy later tweeted “I respect love, marriages, families and strength. What shouldn't... Read more
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Literary Minded
Back to the polls in Spain – The World is Not Enoughback in the same place in a couple of months facing much the same options. Opi
Back to the polls in Spain – The World is Not Enough
Literary Minded / Posted yesterday
back in the same place in a couple of months facing much the same options. Opinion polls (helpfully collected by Wikipedia) show Podemos gaining at the expense of the Socialists but otherwise very little change. When a similar situation... Read more
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KWGN Denver
Founder of Wikipedia visits Denver to discuss the future of the Internetway millions of people search for things on the internet visited the Mile High
Founder of Wikipedia visits Denver to discuss the future of the Internet
KWGN Denver / Posted yesterday
way millions of people search for things on the internet visited the Mile High City on Thursday. Jimmy Wales, founder of ‘Wikipedia’ spoke before a crowd and discussed the future of the Internet and the role mobile technology will play in... Read more
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The Hindu
The Man Who Knew Infinity review: A misunderstood mindof it a year later. We register these facts and traits of this personality but
The Man Who Knew Infinity review: A misunderstood mind
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
of it a year later. We register these facts and traits of this personality but their impact is less effective than a Wikipedia page. An important part of the film is Hardy’s relation with Ramanujan, but it has few emotional beats going for... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Founder of Wikipedia visits Denver to discuss the future of the Internetway millions of people search for things on the internet visited the Mile High
Founder of Wikipedia visits Denver to discuss the future of the Internet
FOX 31 Denver / Posted yesterday
way millions of people search for things on the internet visited the Mile High City on Thursday. Jimmy Wales, founder of ‘Wikipedia’ spoke before a crowd and discussed the future of the Internet and the role mobile technology will play in... Read more
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The Morning Call
The top 5s in local softball: Surprises, disappointments, games played and games to comeAccording to Wikipedia, the first "Book of Lists" was published in 1977 with se
The top 5s in local softball: Surprises, disappointments, games played and games to come
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
According to Wikipedia, the first "Book of Lists" was published in 1977 with second and third volumes to follow in 1980 and 1983. At the time, the concept of printing lists was provocative and unique. Now, thanks to the Internet, you can't escape... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Draft Town flashback: Remembering the Honey Bearsand other sports, more acceptable, more cool, and to make them feel more welcom
Draft Town flashback: Remembering the Honey Bears
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
and other sports, more acceptable, more cool, and to make them feel more welcome and at home." She did her research too. "Wikipedia, Facebook — there's been a few former Honey Bears on there, just talking with them," she said. "ChicagoBearsHistory... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
‘Shuffle Along’ Broadway Review: George C. Wolfe Delivers His Masterpiece‘em, four — leading men in one musical! It’s a very didactic approach, but when
‘Shuffle Along’ Broadway Review: George C. Wolfe Delivers His Masterpiece
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
‘em, four — leading men in one musical! It’s a very didactic approach, but whenever their words threaten to turn into a Wikipedia entry, Wolfe the writer hands the reins to his better half: Wolfe the director, with an assist from Savion Glover... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
‘Shuffle Along’ Broadway Review: George C. Wolfe Delivers His Masterpiece‘em, four — leading men in one musical! It’s a very didactic approach, but when
‘Shuffle Along’ Broadway Review: George C. Wolfe Delivers His Masterpiece
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
‘em, four — leading men in one musical! It’s a very didactic approach, but whenever their words threaten to turn into a Wikipedia entry, Wolfe the writer hands the reins to his better half: Wolfe the director, with an assist from Savion Glover... Read more
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Connecticut Post
‘Shuffle Along’ Broadway Review: George C. Wolfe Delivers His Masterpiece‘em, four — leading men in one musical! It’s a very didactic approach, but when
‘Shuffle Along’ Broadway Review: George C. Wolfe Delivers His Masterpiece
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
‘em, four — leading men in one musical! It’s a very didactic approach, but whenever their words threaten to turn into a Wikipedia entry, Wolfe the writer hands the reins to his better half: Wolfe the director, with an assist from Savion Glover... Read more
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Darien News-Review
‘Shuffle Along’ Broadway Review: George C. Wolfe Delivers His Masterpiece‘em, four — leading men in one musical! It’s a very didactic approach, but when
‘Shuffle Along’ Broadway Review: George C. Wolfe Delivers His Masterpiece
Darien News-Review / Posted yesterday
‘em, four — leading men in one musical! It’s a very didactic approach, but whenever their words threaten to turn into a Wikipedia entry, Wolfe the writer hands the reins to his better half: Wolfe the director, with an assist from Savion Glover... Read more
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Daily Mail
Olivia Munn shares TBT snap of bruises she got on X-Men: Apocalypseat the Academy Awards in Hollywood on February 28 The series has earned a stun
Olivia Munn shares TBT snap of bruises she got on X-Men: Apocalypse
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
at the Academy Awards in Hollywood on February 28 The series has earned a stunning $3.8 billion worldwide, according to Wikipedia. Meanwhile Olivia, who has been with Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, 32, since May 2014, will also be... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The worst of Trump's Foreign Policy Speechwho made a good living on people like me) He has upped the ante, having adopted
The worst of Trump's Foreign Policy Speech
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
who made a good living on people like me) He has upped the ante, having adopted the practice of the "Big Lie" defined in Wikipedia, including Joseph Goebbels succinct definition: The essential English leadership secret does not depend on... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
CLOSEUP: DeFranco-mania not forgottento convince them that dad was once really, really famous. “Recently my daughte
CLOSEUP: DeFranco-mania not forgotten
St. Catharines Standard / Posted yesterday
to convince them that dad was once really, really famous. “Recently my daughter texted me and said, ‘Hey Dad, you have a Wikipedia page,’” he says, laughing. “I think it sort of sunk in over time.” DeFranco is still occasionally invited to sing... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
CLOSEUP: DeFranco-mania not forgottento convince them that dad was once really, really famous. “Recently my daughte
CLOSEUP: DeFranco-mania not forgotten
Niagara Falls Review / Posted yesterday
to convince them that dad was once really, really famous. “Recently my daughter texted me and said, ‘Hey Dad, you have a Wikipedia page,’” he says, laughing. “I think it sort of sunk in over time.” DeFranco is still occasionally invited to sing... Read more
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Welland Tribune
CLOSEUP: DeFranco-mania not forgottento convince them that dad was once really, really famous. “Recently my daughte
CLOSEUP: DeFranco-mania not forgotten
Welland Tribune / Posted yesterday
to convince them that dad was once really, really famous. “Recently my daughter texted me and said, ‘Hey Dad, you have a Wikipedia page,’” he says, laughing. “I think it sort of sunk in over time.” DeFranco is still occasionally invited to sing... Read more
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Marshall Independent
LISTEN, my childrenwere sacking Danbury, Connecticut. Sixteen years old (which I guess was middle
LISTEN, my children
Marshall Independent / Posted yesterday
were sacking Danbury, Connecticut. Sixteen years old (which I guess was middle-aged back then, but still). According to Wikipedia, Ludington “was a heroine of the American Revolutionary War who, mounted on her horse, Star, became famous for her... Read more
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TechNewsWorld.com
Alexa Takes Up Residence in a Really Smart Fridge Magnet | Home Techis to act as a digital assistant that can provide hands-free control for gettin
Alexa Takes Up Residence in a Really Smart Fridge Magnet | Home Tech
TechNewsWorld.com / Posted yesterday
is to act as a digital assistant that can provide hands-free control for getting information from the Web, including Wikipedia, weather, news and sports. Via voice commands, users can control timers and alarms, access a calendar, and create... Read more
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PhysOrg
RNA splicing mutations play major role in genetic variation and diseaseThis is a computer graphic of an RNA molecule. Credit: Richard Feldmann/Wikiped
RNA splicing mutations play major role in genetic variation and disease
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
This is a computer graphic of an RNA molecule. Credit: Richard Feldmann/Wikipedia RNA splicing is a major underlying factor that links mutations to complex traits and diseases, according to an exhaustive analysis of gene expression in whole genome... Read more
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dna
Wikipedia Gap Finder: filling in the language holesGap Finder, currently in beta mode, is an article recommendation system that ai
Wikipedia Gap Finder: filling in the language holes
dna / Posted yesterday
Gap Finder, currently in beta mode, is an article recommendation system that aims to encourage more translations within Wikipedia. Due to the unbalanced percentage of languages on the Wikipedia database, the company's research department has... Read more
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PhysOrg
Amazon rainforest responds quickly to extreme climate eventsSolimões, the section of the upper Amazon River. Image: Wikipedia. A new study
Amazon rainforest responds quickly to extreme climate events
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Solimões, the section of the upper Amazon River. Image: Wikipedia. A new study examining carbon exchange in the Amazon rainforest following extremely hot and dry spells reveals tropical ecosystems might be more sensitive to climate change than... Read more
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Gawker
Wikipedia's Editors Feud Like TeensWhen the faceless editors of Wikipedia decide an article is not fit for public
Wikipedia's Editors Feud Like Teens
Gawker / Posted yesterday
When the faceless editors of Wikipedia decide an article is not fit for public consumption, it’s gone, only accessible to the site’s top editors—at least, it was. But now we’re keeping track of all the articles Wikipedia doesn’t see fit to print, to... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Bennington College artist-in-residence Jacqueline Mabey presents feminist pedagogy exhibit29, May 3, May 6, and May 10. Mabey, co-founder of the campaign Art+Feminism,
Bennington College artist-in-residence Jacqueline Mabey presents feminist pedagogy exhibit
Bennington Banner / Posted yesterday
29, May 3, May 6, and May 10. Mabey, co-founder of the campaign Art+Feminism, aims to better women coverage in the arts on Wikipedia. She also works under "failed projects," with a strike through the title, that is a "school within a school around... Read more
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Mashable
Amazon Kindle Oasis is the best e-reader — but, oh, the pricefinger down on a word to reveal a considerable number of options. There’s the N
Amazon Kindle Oasis is the best e-reader — but, oh, the price
Mashable / Posted 2 days ago
finger down on a word to reveal a considerable number of options. There’s the New Oxford American Dictionary definition, a Wikipedia entry, even the option to translate the word to another language. For some books, I get X-Ray, which offers, among... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Cape Town Council calls for Anwar Adams to be suspendedto be suspended The Cape Town Council is recommending that a PAC councillor fo
Cape Town Council calls for Anwar Adams to be suspended
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
to be suspended The Cape Town Council is recommending that a PAC councillor for alleged anti-sematic comments. Picture: Wikipedia. CAPE TOWN – The Cape Town Council is recommending that Local Government MEC Anton Bredell suspend a Pan... Read more
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