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The Washington Times
New Orleans) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in t
New Orleans
The Washington Times / Posted 5 hours ago
) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana. The metropolitan area (–Metairie–Kenner) has a population of 1,235,650 as of 2009, the 46th largest in the USA. The New... Read more
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Entrpreneur
10 Tech Companies That Are Making the World a Better PlaceEntrepreneur and CultureIQ are searching for the top high-performing cultures t
10 Tech Companies That Are Making the World a Better Place
Entrpreneur / Posted 5 hours ago
Entrepreneur and CultureIQ are searching for the top high-performing cultures to be featured on our annual list. Think your company has what it takes? Click here to get started. In a 2014 report on the impact of millennials on company culture,... Read more
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News 10 WILX
HAVE YOU SEEN THIS: Amphicar Spotted on Lake MichiganMichigan photographer Ken Scott usually captures scenes of nature and sunsets,
HAVE YOU SEEN THIS: Amphicar Spotted on Lake Michigan
News 10 WILX / Posted 6 hours ago
Michigan photographer Ken Scott usually captures scenes of nature and sunsets, but something else caught his eye while on Lake Michigan recently. Scott was on Empire Beach last week, not far from Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, when he... Read more
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Queens Chronicle
Kinkajou is caught in Broad ChannelThe kinkajou that had been spotted in a tree in Broad Channel near the Jamaica
Kinkajou is caught in Broad Channel
Queens Chronicle / Posted 6 hours ago
The kinkajou that had been spotted in a tree in Broad Channel near the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Center was caught last Wednesday and is under the care of Animal Care & Control of NYC, according to a National Parks Service spokeswoman. An email... Read more
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International Business Times
MacBook (2015) Review – the most beautiful portable laptop ever made Apple is bucking the trend in the PC world. It is the only company which has co
MacBook (2015) Review – the most beautiful portable laptop ever made
International Business Times / Posted 14 hours ago
Apple is bucking the trend in the PC world. It is the only company which has consistently seen an increase in sales and market share over the last couple of years. It has done this in the same way it has captured the smartphone and tablet market – by... Read more
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New Now Next
"American Horror Story" Returning To Murder House, When TV Shows Turn Into Musicals, Titus Burgess Almost Missed His "30 Rock" Audition: TV ON TAPNBC wants to import another obstacle course show, this time its making its vers
"American Horror Story" Returning To Murder House, When TV Shows Turn Into Musicals, Titus Burgess Almost Missed His "30 Rock" Audition: TV ON TAP
New Now Next / Posted 14 hours ago
NBC wants to import another obstacle course show, this time its making its version of Spartan Race, which will be developed by the producers of American Ninja Warrior. While we’re waiting for Enlisted hunk Parker Young to get his next show, he’ll... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Weekly Wrap: The Revolution Rides a BicycleRussia's disintegrating financial system aside (don't tell me you didn't see it
Weekly Wrap: The Revolution Rides a Bicycle
The Moscow Times / Posted 14 hours ago
Russia's disintegrating financial system aside (don't tell me you didn't see it coming), the news of the week was definitely the Vasilyeva/Sentsov court combo. Yevgenia Vasilyeva, the ex-girlfriend of a former defense minister, walked out of jail... Read more
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PhysOrg
Society continues to value mothers over women who do not have children, but at what cost?Credit: Marty from Manitou Springs, USA. Via Wikipedia. How are women with no c
Society continues to value mothers over women who do not have children, but at what cost?
PhysOrg / Posted 15 hours ago
Credit: Marty from Manitou Springs, USA. Via Wikipedia. How are women with no children faring in a society where being a mother, or not, continues to be used as a measure of a woman's worth? This is the question Deakin University health and social... Read more
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NBC Sports: HardballTalk
Wednesday’s scores and highlightsTigers 5, Angels 0: How Justin Got His Groove Back. Verlander, that is, who too
Wednesday’s scores and highlights
NBC Sports: HardballTalk / Posted 16 hours ago
Tigers 5, Angels 0: How Justin Got His Groove Back. Verlander, that is, who took a no-hitter into the ninth inning and ended up with a complete game, one-hit shutout. Back when I profiled Verlander here at HBT he was struggling mightily. In his last... Read more
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The Hindu
August 29 is celebrated as World Sanskrit DaySamkrita Bharati works from the grass roots level. Samskrita Bharati was found
August 29 is celebrated as World Sanskrit Day
The Hindu / Posted 18 hours ago
Samkrita Bharati works from the grass roots level. Samskrita Bharati was founded in 1981 by a group of students graduating from Tirupati University. The aim was to spread awareness of Sanskrit as a functional language including the aspect of... Read more
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The Scientist
Image of the Day: Colorful CornI share the regrets of fellow-posters about the lack of details. I cannot find
Image of the Day: Colorful Corn
The Scientist / Posted 18 hours ago
I share the regrets of fellow-posters about the lack of details. I cannot find anything on it in Wikipedia, and practically nothing on Wikimedia commons. If anyone could provide citable material, and suitably sharable phtographs, I would be happy to... Read more
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Business Insider
Facebook is reportedly gearing up for a showdown with RussiaAs it currently stands, a tech giant like Facebook might hold data about Russia
Facebook is reportedly gearing up for a showdown with Russia
Business Insider / Posted 18 hours ago
As it currently stands, a tech giant like Facebook might hold data about Russians with accounts on any one of a number of data centres scattered across the globe. But on September 1, a new law comes into force in Russia requiring tech companies to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Econet Trains Computer SpecialistsEconet Wireless says it has invested towards training of 1 000 young people as
Econet Trains Computer Specialists
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
Econet Wireless says it has invested towards training of 1 000 young people as specialist computer programme coders over the last 12 months despite the problems that continue besetting the economy. The young school leavers who were selected for the... Read more
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The New Statesman
PostCapitalism dreams big – but its theories tend towards the vagueShould the Syriza government in Greece ever throw off the shackles of Troika im
PostCapitalism dreams big – but its theories tend towards the vague
The New Statesman / Posted 23 hours ago
Should the Syriza government in Greece ever throw off the shackles of Troika imperialism and achieve its anti-austerity revolution, Paul Mason will surely be one of the first supporters it will honour. One of the admirable characteristics of Channel... Read more
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Arkansas Times
New York Times fails againDatelined New York, the Aug. 21 article states that Judge Richard M. Berman "pu
New York Times fails again
Arkansas Times / Posted yesterday
Datelined New York, the Aug. 21 article states that Judge Richard M. Berman "put immense pressure on the NFL." It quotes him telling the league its punishment of the Patriots quarterback in "Deflategate" constitutes a "quantum leap" from the... Read more
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Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
The Alien Root Behind the 'GoTopless' ProtestThere has always been something not quite right about the media’s fascination w
The Alien Root Behind the 'GoTopless' Protest
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted yesterday
There has always been something not quite right about the media’s fascination with the topless revolution, but admittedly, I had a hard time putting my finger on why I dislike it so much. Initially, I thought my resistance to the movement had a lot... Read more
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redOrbit
Russian government places then removes Wikipedia banLate Monday night, Russia’s communications commission, known as the Roskomnadzo
Russian government places then removes Wikipedia ban
redOrbit / Posted yesterday
Late Monday night, Russia’s communications commission, known as the Roskomnadzor, issued an order to the country’s Internet service providers instructing them to block access to the Russian-language version of Wikipedia. On Tuesday, after a rush of... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Wren Returns to Cage a Changed ManJustin Wren knelt and leaned over Andibo, an 18-month-old infant who had grown
Wren Returns to Cage a Changed Man
Bleacher Report / Posted yesterday
Justin Wren knelt and leaned over Andibo, an 18-month-old infant who had grown to mean so much to him since inexplicably he found himself here, in the stirring wilds of the African Congo. Andibo suffered from a parasitic infection all too common in... Read more
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Newser
The World's Longest Tunnel Was Just Completed in Switzerland. Don't Hold Your Breath– Switzerland is now officially home to the longest railway tunnel in the world
The World's Longest Tunnel Was Just Completed in Switzerland. Don't Hold Your Breath
Newser / Posted yesterday
– Switzerland is now officially home to the longest railway tunnel in the world: the 35-mile-long NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel, Business Insider reports. Construction has wrapped up, and passengers will soon be able to travel from Zurich to Milan in... Read more
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PhysOrg
NASA sees unavoidable sea level rise aheadCredit: Tiago Fioreze / Wikipedia The latest data on sea level rise from global
NASA sees unavoidable sea level rise ahead
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Credit: Tiago Fioreze / Wikipedia The latest data on sea level rise from global warming suggests that three feet (one meter) or more is unavoidable in the next 100-200 years, NASA scientists said Wednesday. Much uncertainty remains in the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Salva Kiir imposes peace but has ‘serious reservations’ The president says there were only two options left for the country: imposed
Salva Kiir imposes peace but has ‘serious reservations’
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
The president says there were only two options left for the country: imposed peace or continued war. FILE: President of South Sudan Salva Kiir. Commons Wikipedia. South Sudan,South Sudan... Read more
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Gawker
The Long Con of Joan DidionI first read Joan Didion as a senior in high school. When you’re a teen with li
The Long Con of Joan Didion
Gawker / Posted yesterday
I first read Joan Didion as a senior in high school. When you’re a teen with literary ambitions, Didion is who you turn to for inspiration. My copy of Play It As It Lays is well thumbed and dog-eared. On the inside of the front cover, I wrote my name... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Colt Lyerla, former Oregon Ducks tight end, tries professional rugby in FranceThe NFL didn't work out this year for former Oregon Ducks tight end Colt Lyerla
Colt Lyerla, former Oregon Ducks tight end, tries professional rugby in France
OregonLive.com / Posted yesterday
The NFL didn't work out this year for former Oregon Ducks tight end Colt Lyerla, but the 22-year-old former Hillsboro star hasn't given up on becoming a professional athlete. Lyerla is currently in Europe, making a run at playing professional rugby... Read more
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The Atlantic
Why Russia Is So Afraid of French CheeseOne face of Vladimir Putin's brave new Russia is a man called Nikolai. We don'
Why Russia Is So Afraid of French Cheese
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
One face of Vladimir Putin's brave new Russia is a man called Nikolai. We don't know his last name, but we know he lives in Vladivostok. And we know that after having a few drinks on the evening of August 16, he called the cops to rat on his... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers control embryonic stem cells with lightA colony of embryonic stem cells, from the H9 cell line (NIH code: WA09). Viewe
Researchers control embryonic stem cells with light
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
A colony of embryonic stem cells, from the H9 cell line (NIH code: WA09). Viewed at 10X with Carl Zeiss Axiovert scope. (The cells in the background are mouse fibroblast cells. Only the colony in the centre are human embryonic stem cells) Credit:... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Warm oceans cause concern of coral bleaching Honolulu – Abnormally warm ocean temperatures are creating conditions that th
Warm oceans cause concern of coral bleaching
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Honolulu – Abnormally warm ocean temperatures are creating conditions that threaten to kill coral across the equatorial Pacific, north Pacific and western Atlantic oceans, the National Oceanic and... Read more
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The Register
Oh no Wikiwon't: Russians plan own version of 'distorted' WikilandFollowing the country's short-lived ban on Wikipedia, Russian politicians have
Oh no Wikiwon't: Russians plan own version of 'distorted' Wikiland
The Register / Posted yesterday
Following the country's short-lived ban on Wikipedia, Russian politicians have come up with another wheeze to divert traffic from the encyclopedia site. Moscow’s head of communication and culture, Yevgeny Gerasimov, set out plans (selfishly in... Read more
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PhysOrg
Study shows nesting under white lights causes increased hormone levels in songbirdsEastern Yellow Robin. Credit: Wikipedia. (Phys.org)—A small team of researchers
Study shows nesting under white lights causes increased hormone levels in songbirds
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Eastern Yellow Robin. Credit: Wikipedia. (Phys.org)—A small team of researchers with members from The Netherlands Institute of Ecology, the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology and Wageningen University has found that wild great tits living under... Read more
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Tottenham Hotspur Blog News
VIDEO - Spurs to sign a better version of Adam LallanaSky Germany have broken the news that Tottenham have agreed a deal with Bayer L
VIDEO - Spurs to sign a better version of Adam Lallana
Tottenham Hotspur Blog News / Posted yesterday
Sky Germany have broken the news that Tottenham have agreed a deal with Bayer Leverkusen for 23-year-old (24 nxt July) South Korean striker Heung-Min Son. The deal is reported to be worth £21.96-million (€30m) and the story originates from German... Read more
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PhysOrg
Opinion: Why banning the mammoth ivory trade would be a huge mistakeWould a ban on mammoth ivory endanger or save the elephant? Credit: Pixabay The
Opinion: Why banning the mammoth ivory trade would be a huge mistake
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Would a ban on mammoth ivory endanger or save the elephant? Credit: Pixabay There is widely held belief that the only way we can protect globally endangered species that are being poached for the international wildlife trade is to completely ban the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Broad scale phylogeny of orchids reveals secrets of their diversityOrchid. Credit: Nicolas Perrault II/Wikipedia (Phys.org)—An international team
Broad scale phylogeny of orchids reveals secrets of their diversity
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Orchid. Credit: Nicolas Perrault II/Wikipedia (Phys.org)—An international team of researchers has conducted a broad scale phylogeny of orchids for the first time and in so doing have uncovered many of the reasons for their broad diversity. In their... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lost in Tooro's ParadiseTooro owes it to its people to market the paradise that is its kingdom more agg
Lost in Tooro's Paradise
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Tooro owes it to its people to market the paradise that is its kingdom more aggressively; I can't think of a more beautiful place in Uganda like this land of gentle people whose greeting protocol is rather tiring... At the end of my week in Tooro... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The winners and losers of England's Test summerThere is always a certain flurry in the press box when something of statistical
The winners and losers of England's Test summer
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
There is always a certain flurry in the press box when something of statistical interest happens. Internet archives are trawled, almanacs go flying, grown men start shouting across the room: “was that the most consecutive dot balls to square leg just... Read more
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Entrpreneur
The Biggest Barrier to Wealth Is Your Self-Limiting BeliefsI’ve made millions by trading penny stocks and teaching my students how to do t
The Biggest Barrier to Wealth Is Your Self-Limiting Beliefs
Entrpreneur / Posted yesterday
I’ve made millions by trading penny stocks and teaching my students how to do the same, but what a lot of people don’t know about me is that I was a philosophy major in college. My career has obviously taken me in a different direction, but the one... Read more
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Denver Post
Tragic IndyCar racing incident restarts discussion about canopiesThe traditional look of IndyCar racing centers around no fenders and no cockpit
Tragic IndyCar racing incident restarts discussion about canopies
Denver Post / Posted yesterday
The traditional look of IndyCar racing centers around no fenders and no cockpit covers. The four tires and the driver's head have always been exposed. However, Justin Wilson's death caused by flying debris to the head is restarting conversations... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
History full of dodgy justice and barbaric punishmentsSWANNELL: I think tomorrow is known as the Feast Day of Saint David Lewis. That
History full of dodgy justice and barbaric punishments
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
SWANNELL: I think tomorrow is known as the Feast Day of Saint David Lewis. That's a very Welsh name of a Welsh Martyr. He was executed on August 27 1679 after being found guilty of being a Catholic priest and saying Catholic masses. He had been... Read more
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Queensland Times
History full of dodgy justice and barbaric punishmentsSWANNELL: I think tomorrow is known as the Feast Day of Saint David Lewis. That
History full of dodgy justice and barbaric punishments
Queensland Times / Posted 2 days ago
SWANNELL: I think tomorrow is known as the Feast Day of Saint David Lewis. That's a very Welsh name of a Welsh Martyr. He was executed on August 27 1679 after being found guilty of being a Catholic priest and saying Catholic masses. He had been... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Russia quickly cancels Wikipedia banRussia has cancelled a ban on the Russian-language version of Wikipedia after i
Russia quickly cancels Wikipedia ban
Sky News Australia / Posted 2 days ago
Russia has cancelled a ban on the Russian-language version of Wikipedia after it caused controversy among internet users in the country. The Russian communications watchdog told internet providers late on Monday to block access to the site in... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
'The Carmichael Show' balances pointed topicality with humorJerrod Carmichael, a highly talented, laconically provocative, relatively young
'The Carmichael Show' balances pointed topicality with humor
Los Angeles Times / Posted 2 days ago
Jerrod Carmichael, a highly talented, laconically provocative, relatively young stand-up comic, has a sitcom debuting Wednesday on NBC, "The Carmichael Show." And he doesn't even have a Wikipedia page yet. Created by Carmichael and Nicholas Stoller... Read more
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KNAC.COM
BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE 'Venom'Venom RCA Records If there's such a thing as �middle of the road� metal, Welsh
BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE 'Venom'
KNAC.COM / Posted 2 days ago
Venom RCA Records If there's such a thing as �middle of the road� metal, Welsh quartet BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE (BFMV) stand right smack dab in the center of it. Over four albums, the band has built a sound that combines thrash and speed metal/power... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Rewriting the Malaysian narrative Published: 26 August 2015 In one of the skits in the play “Another Country”,
Rewriting the Malaysian narrative
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 2 days ago
Published: 26 August 2015 In one of the skits in the play “Another Country”, the Malaysian Federal Constitution was read as a monologue by one of the five actors in a classroom setting. While the monologue was... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Noon Notebook: Lubbock Community TheatreNew details on second killing linked to DaigleNew details on second killing lin
Noon Notebook: Lubbock Community Theatre
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 days ago
New details on second killing linked to DaigleNew details on second killing linked to Daigle Late Monday, investigators removed the body found yesterday inside a home on Hollyvale Drive in Moss Bluff. We now know the name of the victim.The Calcasieu... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Motorcyclist killed in New Orleans East hit-and-runWATCH: Memorial service for LSP Trooper Steven VincentWATCH: Memorial service f
Motorcyclist killed in New Orleans East hit-and-run
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 days ago
WATCH: Memorial service for LSP Trooper Steven VincentWATCH: Memorial service for LSP Trooper Steven Vincent Trooper Steven Vincent (Source: Louisiana State Police) Louisiana State Police Senior Trooper Steven Vincent, age 44, passed away on... Read more
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express
Russia bans FAIRY LIQUID over 'health risks' as it protests sanctions RUSSIA has banned Britain's favourite cleaning products by claiming they are
Russia bans FAIRY LIQUID over 'health risks' as it protests sanctions
express / Posted 2 days ago
RUSSIA has banned Britain's favourite cleaning products by claiming they are dangerous, in its latest protest over sanctions placed on the nation. Russia has not yet banned the... Read more
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Web Host Industry Review
Russian ISPs Briefly Ordered to Block WikipediaISPs in Russia were briefly ordered on Monday to block Wikipedia. A dispute whi
Russian ISPs Briefly Ordered to Block Wikipedia
Web Host Industry Review / Posted 2 days ago
ISPs in Russia were briefly ordered on Monday to block Wikipedia. A dispute which may not yet be resolved between Wikipedia and Russia’s telecom regulator Roskomnadzor over the availability of a certain single page led to the ban that was lifted on... Read more
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MedCity News
Two digital health startups make it to the Show in LA Dodgers AcceleratorWho embodies the quantified self movement more than athletes? They are all abou
Two digital health startups make it to the Show in LA Dodgers Accelerator
MedCity News / Posted 2 days ago
Who embodies the quantified self movement more than athletes? They are all about improving performance and so are their managers because for the successful ones, millions of dollars are at stake. They have a vested interest in becoming early adopters... Read more
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Independent
Russia's internet watchdog goes to war with Wikipedia over cannabis pageCharas is a “hashish form of cannabis which is handmade in India, Lebanon, Paki
Russia's internet watchdog goes to war with Wikipedia over cannabis page
Independent / Posted 2 days ago
Charas is a “hashish form of cannabis which is handmade in India, Lebanon, Pakistan, Nepal and Jamaica,” according to Wikipedia . After the prosecutor demanded the Russia-language entry be deleted, a court agreed. The row escalated. On Monday,... Read more
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The Moscow Times
By Blocking Wikipedia, Russian Government Shows its Power Over WebAfter blocking a Wikipedia article for less than than 18 hours, the Russian med
By Blocking Wikipedia, Russian Government Shows its Power Over Web
The Moscow Times / Posted 2 days ago
After blocking a Wikipedia article for less than than 18 hours, the Russian media watchdog Roskomnadzor removed it from a list of banned webpages on Tuesday in a move that reflects the power the Russian state wields over the Internet, pundits told... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Russia cancels short-lived Wikipedia banMOSCOW -- Russia on Tuesday canceled a ban on the Russian-language Wikipedia, w
Russia cancels short-lived Wikipedia ban
Silicon Valley / Posted 2 days ago
MOSCOW -- Russia on Tuesday canceled a ban on the Russian-language Wikipedia, which barely lasted a few hours and caused a storm among Russian online users. The Russian communications watchdog sent out notifications to Internet providers late on... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Judge Rules Against Chesapeake Energy In Royalty CaseTHREE "WISE" MONKEYS SEE NO EVIL, HEAR NO EVIL, AND SPEAK NO EVIL (courtesy Wik
Judge Rules Against Chesapeake Energy In Royalty Case
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
THREE "WISE" MONKEYS SEE NO EVIL, HEAR NO EVIL, AND SPEAK NO EVIL (courtesy Wikipedia) The Star-Telegram’s Max Baker writes a revealing article about a district judge’s ruling that Chesapeake Energy improperly “deducted postproduction costs from... Read more
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