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The New Statesman
Jeremy Corbyn set to win landslide victory - what now for his opponents?and how it will work. At present, it simply sounds like a publicly-funded versi
Jeremy Corbyn set to win landslide victory - what now for his opponents?
The New Statesman / Posted 3 hours ago
and how it will work. At present, it simply sounds like a publicly-funded version of resources that are already available (Wikipedia, anyone?). Community Media Freedom The entirety of this policy basically boils down to “free speech, yo”, which... Read more
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The Jewish Press
ISIS No. 2, Mohammad al-Adnani, Killed in Aleppo, Syriain recent months. Mohammed al-Adnani, Number 2 official in Da'esh terrorist gr
ISIS No. 2, Mohammad al-Adnani, Killed in Aleppo, Syria
The Jewish Press / Posted 3 hours ago
in recent months. Mohammed al-Adnani, Number 2 official in Da'esh terrorist group, killed August 30, 2016.Photo Credit: Wikipedia The spokesperson and No. 2 leader of the Da’esh (ISIS) terrorist organization, Mohammad al-Adnani, was reported... Read more
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Eye Witness News
SA firm helps Zimbabwe in fight against poachingpoaching. FILE: More than 60 elephants were found poisoned in the Hwange Natio
SA firm helps Zimbabwe in fight against poaching
Eye Witness News / Posted 10 hours ago
poaching. FILE: More than 60 elephants were found poisoned in the Hwange National Park late last year. Picture: Commons Wikipedia. Zimbabwe,Zimbabwe poaching crisis The country’s environment minister says the government is taking a zero... Read more
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Church Central
The hidden bias that trips leaders up Decision biases can negatively affect even the best church or business leader
The hidden bias that trips leaders up
Church Central / Posted 13 hours ago
Decision biases can negatively affect even the best church or business leader. Wikipedia lists almost 200 social, memory, or cognitive biases (I had to stop reading the list to keep from getting depressed).... Read more
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Raw Story
The most important dam you probably haven’t heard ofstrained relations with both countries, particularly Egypt.The Nile and its tri
The most important dam you probably haven’t heard of
Raw Story / Posted 13 hours ago
strained relations with both countries, particularly Egypt.The Nile and its tributaries (click for larger view).Hel-hama/Wikipedia, CC BY-SA The United Nations classifies nations as facing water stress when total annual water supply per person... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Colin Kaepernick Castro T-shirt is ignorant of facts, insultinga Social Warrior. Go to Google and type in the words “Fidel Castro” “dictator”
Colin Kaepernick Castro T-shirt is ignorant of facts, insulting
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 14 hours ago
a Social Warrior. Go to Google and type in the words “Fidel Castro” “dictator” and “human rights.” Our good friends at Wikipedia tells us that “human rights in Cuba are under the scrutiny of Human Rights Watch, who accuse the Cuban government... Read more
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Daily Mail
Gene Wilder died with family listening to Somewhere Over the Rainbowtruly great talents of our time. He blessed every film we did with his magic an
Gene Wilder died with family listening to Somewhere Over the Rainbow
Daily Mail / Posted 15 hours ago
truly great talents of our time. He blessed every film we did with his magic and he blessed me with his friendship. The Wikipedia page for Peter Ostrum, the former child actor who played Charlie Bucket, was also edited to say he had inherited... Read more
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Raw Story
The sweet tale of how Gene Wilder met wife Karen Boyer after heartbreaking loss of Gilda Radnerof how Gene Wilder met wife Karen Boyer after heartbreaking loss of Gilda Radne
The sweet tale of how Gene Wilder met wife Karen Boyer after heartbreaking loss of Gilda Radner
Raw Story / Posted 15 hours ago
of how Gene Wilder met wife Karen Boyer after heartbreaking loss of Gilda Radner Gene Wilder with Gilda Radner (Photo: Wikipedia) Don't miss stories. Follow Raw Story! Actor Gene Wilder died on Monday at the age of 83, leaving behind his... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Hillary’s Muslim Adviser Huma Abedin Leaving Anthony WeinerHuma Abedin and Hillary Clinton / Wikipedia commons Huma Abedin, longtime conf
Hillary’s Muslim Adviser Huma Abedin Leaving Anthony Weiner
The Jewish Press / Posted 19 hours ago
Huma Abedin and Hillary Clinton / Wikipedia commons Huma Abedin, longtime confidante and top campaign official of presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is leaving her husband, former Congressman (D-NY) Anthony Weiner over his latest scandal... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Walking on eggshellsto update the city's website. On a more trivial note he spent over $400 of your
Walking on eggshells
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 21 hours ago
to update the city's website. On a more trivial note he spent over $400 of your hard earned tax dollars updating his Wikipedia page! Why does he have a Wikipedia page? You have to be of some relative notoriety to even have one. One would be... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Wikibomb dropped to raise profile of female scientists in Antarcticapart of the event, which took place at the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Re
Wikibomb dropped to raise profile of female scientists in Antarctica
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
part of the event, which took place at the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research conference in Malaysia, 93 Wikipedia profiles were created and 20 were improved upon. Dr Justine Shaw, an Antarctic researcher and University of... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Full speed ahead, and damn the facts! CEQA in operation in Berkeley. Categoryplants.”--Google“A weed is a plant considered undesirable in a particular situa
Full speed ahead, and damn the facts! CEQA in operation in Berkeley. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted yesterday
plants.”--Google“A weed is a plant considered undesirable in a particular situation, "a plant in the wrong place".--Wikipedia Last weekend I had two more lessons in how powerless the California Environmental Quality Act is to inform... Read more
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Japan Today
Top 20 most popular castles in Japan, according to TripAdvisor ‹ Japan TodayTsuruga Castle (Fukushima) I was surprised that five out of the top 20 are loc
Top 20 most popular castles in Japan, according to TripAdvisor ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted yesterday
Tsuruga Castle (Fukushima) I was surprised that five out of the top 20 are located in Okinawa, which makes it a bit more enticing as a next holiday destination. Sources: NariNari, TripAdvisor.jp, Wikipedia Read more stories from Rock... Read more
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Billboard
How Much Money Frank Ocean Has Made In the Past Week (and His Former Label's Potential Take, Too)estimates Blonde has generated in publishing royalties. Songwriting splits aren
How Much Money Frank Ocean Has Made In the Past Week (and His Former Label's Potential Take, Too)
Billboard / Posted yesterday
estimates Blonde has generated in publishing royalties. Songwriting splits aren't yet known​, but credits for Blonde on Wikipedia suggest that Ocean had a hand in writing about 60 percent of the music on the album. If so, he would be due about... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
The Weirdest Torah Theory You Never Heard“The Sacrifice of Isaac” by Caravaggio. Photo from Wikipedia. It’s a weird the
The Weirdest Torah Theory You Never Heard
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted yesterday
“The Sacrifice of Isaac” by Caravaggio. Photo from Wikipedia. It’s a weird theory about the Torah. You’ve never heard of it. And it’s really a thing. Of course, you’ve heard of other theories. The documentary hypothesis says that ancient editors... Read more
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PhysOrg
Climate change has less impact on drought than previously expectedA photograph of a farmer showing his affected plot due to drought in Karnataka,
Climate change has less impact on drought than previously expected
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
A photograph of a farmer showing his affected plot due to drought in Karnataka, India, 2012. Credit: Pushkarv/Wikipedia As a multiyear drought grinds on in the Southwestern United States, many wonder about the impact of global climate change on more... Read more
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Petluma360.com
New media class puts PHS morning annoucements on televisionprior to the official start of school, needed equipment. Especially needed was
New media class puts PHS morning annoucements on television
Petluma360.com / Posted yesterday
prior to the official start of school, needed equipment. Especially needed was a TriCaster, a product that, according to Wikipedia, merges live video switching, broadcast graphics, virtual sets, special effects, audio mixing, recording, social... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Bob Santos, Seattle’s beloved community activist, dies at 82Bob Santos, the Unofficial Mayor of Seattle’s International District, passed aw
Bob Santos, Seattle’s beloved community activist, dies at 82
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
Bob Santos, the Unofficial Mayor of Seattle’s International District, passed away at 82. WIKIPEDIA SEATTLE — Bob Santos, 82, known affectionately as Uncle Bob and the Unofficial Mayor of Seattle’s International District, died Saturday, Aug. 27,... Read more
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Wired News
How to Use Physics to Paddle Board Like a Prodoing, you can paddle on just one side in a canoe. Perhaps the most common cano
How to Use Physics to Paddle Board Like a Pro
Wired News / Posted yesterday
doing, you can paddle on just one side in a canoe. Perhaps the most common canoe stroke is the J-stroke (there is even a Wikipedia page on canoe strokes). The J-stroke is very similar to the above paddling on the board, but the counter torque is... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
US warship docks in Cebude Vela)/Manila Bulletin A littoral ship can deliver a small assault force alo
US warship docks in Cebu
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
de Vela)/Manila Bulletin A littoral ship can deliver a small assault force along with fighting vehicles, according to Wikipedia. It is armed with rapid fire guns and missiles. The Fort Worth has been deployed to the US 7th Fleet for more than... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Behind The Scenes At The Most Ambitious Man Build In Burning Man HistoryVinci’s Workshop. Da Vinci’s Workshop, though, seemed full of potential from t
Behind The Scenes At The Most Ambitious Man Build In Burning Man History
Fast Company Magazine / Posted yesterday
Vinci’s Workshop. Da Vinci’s Workshop, though, seemed full of potential from the get-go. After all, Da Vinci was, to quote Wikipedia, a "polymath whose areas of interest included invention, painting, sculpting, architecture, science, music,... Read more
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Market Watch
Screens are hooking kids on ‘digital heroin’Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page went to no-tech Montessori Schools,
Screens are hooking kids on ‘digital heroin’
Market Watch / Posted yesterday
Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page went to no-tech Montessori Schools, as did Amazon creator Jeff Bezos and Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales. Many parents intuitively understand that ubiquitous glowing screens are having a negative... Read more
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Boston Globe
Clinton-Trump matchup is a zombie apocalypsealso been on the national stage for decades.) I’ve never been in a zombie apoca
Clinton-Trump matchup is a zombie apocalypse
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
also been on the national stage for decades.) I’ve never been in a zombie apocalypse (fact check needed), but here’s how Wikipedia defines such an event: “In a zombie apocalypse, a widespread (usually global) rise of zombies hostile to human life... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EALA Calls for Adoption of Kiswahili As One of the Official Languages of the Communityof the Swahili people. It is a lingua franca of the East African Community and
EALA Calls for Adoption of Kiswahili As One of the Official Languages of the Community
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
of the Swahili people. It is a lingua franca of the East African Community and the Great Lakes region. According to the wikipedia, the closely related Comorian language, (Shikomor), also spoken in Mayote Island (Shimaore) is closely related to... Read more
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The Local
You'll never really be Swedish without trying this weird foodstandard sausage you find in the supermarket or at a hot dog stand (although Sw
You'll never really be Swedish without trying this weird food
The Local / Posted yesterday
standard sausage you find in the supermarket or at a hot dog stand (although Swedish mustard is amazing), so I can’t write them all off. I’ll continue my quest for the perfect Swedish sausage. Swedish sausages need some work. Photo: Bengt B/Wikipe... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Avoid grilled toad, if you don't alreadyCloseup of toad (Source: Wikipedia); Inset: Man swallowing toad whole, most lik
Avoid grilled toad, if you don't already
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
Closeup of toad (Source: Wikipedia); Inset: Man swallowing toad whole, most likely in jest. After cooking toad he found in rain, 70-year old man developed breathing problems, vomited, fell unconscious & died shortly afterward. LOCAL... Read more
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The Forward
Meet the Jewish ‘Paleoconservative’ Who Coined The Term ‘Alternative Right’for conservatives who value limited government, tradition and Western identity,
Meet the Jewish ‘Paleoconservative’ Who Coined The Term ‘Alternative Right’
The Forward / Posted yesterday
for conservatives who value limited government, tradition and Western identity, according to the “Conservapedia,” a Wikipedia-type website. Gottfried and a colleague tacked the prefix “paleo” onto “conservative” specifically to contrast... Read more
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The New Statesman
David Cameron's fatal insouciancethan popularity, surely. Wars? Really? The ambiguity of the question has never
David Cameron's fatal insouciance
The New Statesman / Posted yesterday
than popularity, surely. Wars? Really? The ambiguity of the question has never stopped people trying. There is even a Wikipedia page devoted to “Historical rankings of Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom”, which incorporates two surveys of... Read more
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Rutland Herald
City Hall Reporter’s Notebook: Playing catch-upand national media, creating welcome packets for people who might move to the c
City Hall Reporter’s Notebook: Playing catch-up
Rutland Herald / Posted yesterday
and national media, creating welcome packets for people who might move to the city and otherwise talking up Rutland on Wikipedia and social media. If you are wondering about what exactly that project was that Green Mountain Power almost... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Lightshow at Bangkok's new tallest buildinga triplex atop The Pierre hotel. In this context, an apartment locating on one
Lightshow at Bangkok's new tallest building
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
a triplex atop The Pierre hotel. In this context, an apartment locating on one floor only may be called a simplex. (Source: Wikipedia) - estimated : thought to be a particular amount, size, etc. based on a guess or the best information available -... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Police search LA airport, many evacuate as shooter reportedthat greet visitors to Los Angeles International Airport. This sign is at the C
Police search LA airport, many evacuate as shooter reported
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
that greet visitors to Los Angeles International Airport. This sign is at the Century Boulevard entrance to the airport. (Wikipedia | mb.com.ph) Airport police say they are searching all terminals, but there is no confirmation of any shootings or... Read more
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Raw Story
Trump faces flack for politicizing Dwyane Wade family tragedy Donald Trump and Dwyane Wade (Photo: Screen capture and Wikipedia commons) D
Trump faces flack for politicizing Dwyane Wade family tragedy
Raw Story / Posted yesterday
Donald Trump and Dwyane Wade (Photo: Screen capture and Wikipedia commons) Don't miss stories. Follow Raw Story! Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump Saturday attempted to use... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Bing Maps puts Aussie city in the ocean, in the wrong hemisphereissue had been rectified. Of some concern, however, was that he also said the e
Bing Maps puts Aussie city in the ocean, in the wrong hemisphere
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
issue had been rectified. Of some concern, however, was that he also said the error was due to incomplete data pulled from Wikipedia, that invaluable online resource that any person can edit. Does this mean that anyone could go into Wikipedia,... Read more
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Daily Star
Benefits cheat who claimed ‘he was kidnapped in Syria’ caged for £10,000 scamwere suspicious after the National Benefit Fraud Hotline received a tip-off, Bi
Benefits cheat who claimed ‘he was kidnapped in Syria’ caged for £10,000 scam
Daily Star / Posted yesterday
were suspicious after the National Benefit Fraud Hotline received a tip-off, Birmingham Magistrates’ Court was told. WIKIPEDIA/OOSOOMCOURT: Souliman was sentenced at Birmingham Magistrates' Court “This was a deliberate defrauding of the... Read more
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WA Today
Bing Maps puts Aussie city in the ocean, in the wrong hemisphereissue had been rectified. Of some concern, however, was that he also said the e
Bing Maps puts Aussie city in the ocean, in the wrong hemisphere
WA Today / Posted yesterday
issue had been rectified. Of some concern, however, was that he also said the error was due to incomplete data pulled from Wikipedia, that invaluable online resource that any person can edit. Does this mean that anyone could go into Wikipedia,... Read more
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The Age
Bing Maps puts Aussie city in the ocean, in the wrong hemisphereissue had been rectified. Of some concern, however, was that he also said the e
Bing Maps puts Aussie city in the ocean, in the wrong hemisphere
The Age / Posted yesterday
issue had been rectified. Of some concern, however, was that he also said the error was due to incomplete data pulled from Wikipedia, that invaluable online resource that any person can edit. Does this mean that anyone could go into Wikipedia,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Bing Maps puts Aussie city in the ocean, in the wrong hemisphereissue had been rectified. Of some concern, however, was that he also said the e
Bing Maps puts Aussie city in the ocean, in the wrong hemisphere
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
issue had been rectified. Of some concern, however, was that he also said the error was due to incomplete data pulled from Wikipedia, that invaluable online resource that any person can edit. Does this mean that anyone could go into Wikipedia,... Read more
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Canberra Times
Bing Maps puts Aussie city in the ocean, in the wrong hemisphereissue had been rectified. Of some concern, however, was that he also said the e
Bing Maps puts Aussie city in the ocean, in the wrong hemisphere
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
issue had been rectified. Of some concern, however, was that he also said the error was due to incomplete data pulled from Wikipedia, that invaluable online resource that any person can edit. Does this mean that anyone could go into Wikipedia,... Read more
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Petluma360.com
New media class puts PHS morning annoucements on televisionprior to the official start of school, needed equipment. Especially needed was
New media class puts PHS morning annoucements on television
Petluma360.com / Posted 2 days ago
prior to the official start of school, needed equipment. Especially needed was a TriCaster, a product that, according to Wikipedia, merges live video switching, broadcast graphics, virtual sets, special effects, audio mixing, recording, social... Read more
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The Washington Times
Colorado Rockies1993, the Rockies play in the West Division of the National League. The team is
Colorado Rockies
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
1993, the Rockies play in the West Division of the National League. The team is named after the Rocky Mountains, which pass through Colorado, just west of Denver. The Rockies play their home games at Coors Field in downtown Denver. - Source: Wikipe... Read more
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Airdrie Echo
Top 10 fastest production cars from zero to 60 mpha role. When striving for under three seconds to 60 mph, however, every millime
Top 10 fastest production cars from zero to 60 mph
Airdrie Echo / Posted 2 days ago
a role. When striving for under three seconds to 60 mph, however, every millimetre and every fraction of a second counts. Wikipedia, however, has updated its fastest production cars by acceleration by reconciling manufacturer claims with reliable,... Read more
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Melfort Journal
Top 10 fastest production cars from zero to 60 mpha role. When striving for under three seconds to 60 mph, however, every millime
Top 10 fastest production cars from zero to 60 mph
Melfort Journal / Posted 2 days ago
a role. When striving for under three seconds to 60 mph, however, every millimetre and every fraction of a second counts. Wikipedia, however, has updated its fastest production cars by acceleration by reconciling manufacturer claims with reliable,... Read more
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The Jewish Press
205 Experts Polled: Hamas, PLO Likely to Split October Municipal ElectionsHamas rally in Bethlehem / Photo credit: Wikipedia commons The Arab World Inst
205 Experts Polled: Hamas, PLO Likely to Split October Municipal Elections
The Jewish Press / Posted 2 days ago
Hamas rally in Bethlehem / Photo credit: Wikipedia commons The Arab World Institute for Research and Development (AWRAD) last week released an online experts poll on the October 8 municipal elections, with results that reflect a balance between... Read more
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techcentral.ie
LaunchBox 6.8> Add, and were prompted to enter a game name. Type in just part of a game titl
LaunchBox 6.8
techcentral.ie / Posted 2 days ago
> Add, and were prompted to enter a game name. Type in just part of a game title – “Meier” – and LaunchBox quickly searches Wikipedia, presenting you with various matches. Choose one of these options and LaunchBox finds all the associated metadata... Read more
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New York Post
It’s ‘digital heroin’: How screens turn kids into psychotic junkiesGoogle founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page went to no-tech Montessori Schools,
It’s ‘digital heroin’: How screens turn kids into psychotic junkies
New York Post / Posted 3 days ago
Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page went to no-tech Montessori Schools, as did Amazon creator Jeff Bezos and Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales. Many parents intuitively understand that ubiquitous glowing screens are having a negative... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
One of the most popular trades in the world is no longer profitableAlain Riazuelo of the French National Research Agency, via Wikipedia We're liv
One of the most popular trades in the world is no longer profitable
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
Alain Riazuelo of the French National Research Agency, via Wikipedia We're living in a world of negative interest rates. Central banks from Japan to Switzerland have implemented negative rates in a bid to catalyze economic growth, sending investors... Read more
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Connecticut Post
One of the most popular trades in the world is no longer profitableAlain Riazuelo of the French National Research Agency, via Wikipedia We're liv
One of the most popular trades in the world is no longer profitable
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
Alain Riazuelo of the French National Research Agency, via Wikipedia We're living in a world of negative interest rates. Central banks from Japan to Switzerland have implemented negative rates in a bid to catalyze economic growth, sending investors... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
One of the most popular trades in the world is no longer profitableAlain Riazuelo of the French National Research Agency, via Wikipedia We're liv
One of the most popular trades in the world is no longer profitable
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
Alain Riazuelo of the French National Research Agency, via Wikipedia We're living in a world of negative interest rates. Central banks from Japan to Switzerland have implemented negative rates in a bid to catalyze economic growth, sending investors... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Chippa United ease into MTN 8 semi-finals Chippa United beat Platinum Stars 2-0 at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium. Picture
Chippa United ease into MTN 8 semi-finals
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
Chippa United beat Platinum Stars 2-0 at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium. Picture: Wikipedia. MTN,Chippa United,Platinum Stars,MTN 8 JOHANNESBURG – Chippa United continued their impressive and unexpected start... Read more
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asianage
The mystical land of KhajurahoThe erotic sculptures Khajuraho temples —Wikipedia Known for its famed erotic
The mystical land of Khajuraho
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
The erotic sculptures Khajuraho temples —Wikipedia Known for its famed erotic sculpture temples, Khajuraho provides an insight into indian culture Think Khajuraho and a mystical land of erotic carvings in its temples and architectural splendour are... Read more
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