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The slim new iPhones aren’t a slam dunk, but they work well, as users have come to expect from Apple products....
From: New York Times | By: MOLLY WOOD | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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Originally formed for self-protection, prison gangs have become the unlikely custodians of order behind bars—and of crime on the streets....
From: The Atlantic | By: Graeme Wood | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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The crowds keep turning out for our Trivia Night.We had the largest crowd so far in our short history at the Caledonia on Tuesday night: 11 teams came out for the festivities. We had a loud and enthusiastic one as well. The team of Quizzy Mac Quizzerson...
From: The Mighty Quinn Media Machine | By: The Omnipotent Q | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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$1 Trillion: Annual investment goal puts climate solutions within reach Big firms brace for global carbon price rollout China, the climate and the fate of the planet Climate change report: prevent damage by overhauling global economy Does the new Prime...
From: Skeptical Science | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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You haven't seen me in a while. Here's why.by David AtkinsIt's been a humbling and awesome experience writing here at Hullabaloo for the last three years. You haven't seen me around for the last little while, and I just wanted to explain why. I'll be...
From: Hullabaloo | By: thereisnospoon | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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The Central Asian country Kazakhstan is looking hard at its heavy dependence on coal & setting an ambitious long term renewable energy target for Kazakhstan Outlines 2020 Renewable Energy Targets was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Mridul Chadha | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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Apparently, it's OK to follow your whimsy sometimes when designing games....
From: VentureBeat | By: Jordan Novet | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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A new piece of casting has added a significant piece of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. We all know Tony Stark’s artificial intelligence system is called J.A.R.V.I.S., voiced by Paul Bettany. And by now you may now, J.A.R.V.I.S. is the basis for Vision...
From: SlashFilm | By: Germain Lussier | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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AdBrain was launched by Ex-Googlers in London. It emerged from stealth on Tuesday,...
From: VentureBeat | By: Richard Byrne Reilly | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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Watch out for these sneaky budget traps that can really do some damage to your bank account. LearnVest shares various spending traps we all need to look out for. If you've ever grimaced at your checking account after a night out on the town - and subsequently...
From: SavvySugar | By: LearnVest | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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We know soda is bad for us, but just how bad? You can measure it in miles, says Self. If you're a soda drinker, you've probably been clued in to its bad effects by about every person/news article/TV ad, etc. that you've come across. You get it - soda...
From: FitSugar | By: Self-Magazine | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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States have approved more anti-abortion measures during the past three years than during the entire preceding decade. And this fall, voters themselves will also have the chance to decide whether to approve or block extreme anti-abortion ballot initiatives...
From: Mother Jones | By: Erika Eichelberger | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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The questions from producers run the gamut:  Could a body be stolen from a hospital? What do infectious disease specialists wear during an outbreak? Do surgeons really say “Stat!”? In a bright office building in Beverly Hills, Kate Langrall Folb...
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Anna Gorman | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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Can a graphic novel really convey the complexities of America's most controversial assassination and the era that gave birth to it?...
From: The Atlantic | By: Noah Gordon | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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Rising Voices welcomes seven new grantees from the latest microgrant competition for citizen media outreach projects in Amazonian communities.
From: Global Voices | By: Eduardo Avila | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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Today, one percent of American kids are conceived using some form of assisted reproductive technology....
From: The Atlantic | By: Sarah Laskow | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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Filed under: Retirement, Health Care, Health Insurance, Retirement Living, Retirement Plans Getty Images Two non-consecutive days a week, I limit my food intake to about 600 calories. The other five days, I eat normally. I changed my diet based upon...
From: Daily Finance | By: Daniel Solin | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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The in-tray has been brimming with backlash over my criticism of the president on Iraq. I’m glad to air it – and it’s made me think hard about it again. First round of dissent here. Another: I share every one of your concerns regarding Obama‘s...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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Ten years ago today, the Maytag plant in Galesburg, Illinois, closed its doors. What's become of the town in the years since?...
From: The Atlantic | By: Chad Broughton | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- First Solar a-- whose shares have gained 27% this year, outpacing the broader market -- is pushing ahead to maintain its position as the leader in theaU.S. solar market leader and global leader in thin-film technologyamost Chinese...
From: TheStreet | By: Dana Blankenhorn | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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Regardless whether you personally like motorsports, or not, alternative energy fans may want to seriously consider cheering on Formula E or at least hope it succeeds. For more than a century internal combustion vehicles have enjoyed a symbiotic relationship...
From: HybridCars.com | By: Jeff Cobb | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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Can’t you just see the infomercial? “Darn it, that hearing-aid battery went out again!” “Never happens to me, Fred. Because I have this.” (Pulls out strap, buckles around top of head and under chin. Pops a stick of gum in mouth. Starts chewing.)...
From: Time | By: Michael Lemonick | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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Lena Dunham is a successful writer and TV star, and is quickly becoming an icon for young women everywhere. And guess what? She's obsessed with celebrity gossip! She really is just like us! The Girls creator was interviewed for Oprah's O Magazine and...
From: Perez Hilton | By: Perez Hilton | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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There's a lot of misinformation out there, but dietitian Julie Upton, MS, RD, of Appetite for Health, is here to shed light on seven nutritional myths that could mess with your weight-loss efforts and your health. The Internet is like the Wild West when...
From: FitSugar | By: Julie-Upton | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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Pregnant Tamara Beckwith kept her outfit simple for a private viewing of exhibition Girls! Girls! Girls at London’s Little Black Gallery with husband Giorgio Veroni on Tuesday. www.dailymail.co.uk
From: Showbiz Spy | By: Adam | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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It’s possible I’ve lived most of my life on the wrong planet -- and if that sounds like the first sentence of a sci-fi novel maybe, in its own way, it is. I thought I knew where I was, of course, but looking back from our helter-skelter world of...
From: Firedoglake | By: Tom Engelhardt | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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Several State Supreme Court justices expressed skepticism on Tuesday about a Republican official’s decision to keep the Democratic nominee for the United States Senate on the ballot against his wishes....
From: New York Times | By: THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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Michigan lawmakers were fired up following an unfavorable state Supreme Court decision in a lawsuit brought by IBM. With astounding speed and overwhelming bipartisan support the legislature swooped in and passed a law blocking an unexpected $1 billion...
From: Christian Science Monitor | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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The laws of nature do not mandate a progressive paradise.
From: Reason | By: Ronald Bailey | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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Tonight at 7p ET, I'll be making my first appearance as a panelist on "Real News," the nightly news show on Glenn Beck's online network, The Blaze. I'll be joined by hosts Will Cain, Tara Setmayer and "Independents" regular Buck Sexton, as well as fellow...
From: Reason | By: Anthony L. Fisher | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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The New Organ Liver Prize competition has been officially launched by the Methuselah Foundation with six teams competing. The Methuselah Foundation Methuselah Foundation is a biomedical charity working to extend healthy life, which among other goals...
From: Reason | By: Ronald Bailey | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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Victorian fascination with the botany of other lands gets a fashionable, modern twist from Erdem for Spring 2015.
From: FashionTribes | By: Fashiontribes | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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Who was voted off on the first week of Dancing With The Stars Season 19? Voting for the 13 couples started on the season premiere that aired on Monday night, followed by Tuesday’s results show. WetPaint reported that Betsey Johnson was rumored to be...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Cheryl P | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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Plus Smokey Robinson and Aloe Blacc performed
From: Time | By: Melissa Locker | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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The new Eyeconic roses have an interesting reddish blotch on each flower.
From: Christian Science Monitor | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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US energy companies have steadily increased investments in energy efficiency over the past five years –  $7.2 billion in 2013 alone. They return $3 to $4 for every dollar spent....
From: Christian Science Monitor | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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Greengrass directed Damon in two of the most critically acclaimed installments in the 'Bourne' series and a movie without Damon and Greengrass, 'The Bourne Legacy,' was released in 2012. Now the actor and director are reportedly in talks with Universal...
From: Christian Science Monitor | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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Pakistan's military says it has launched airstrikes on five militant hideouts in a troubled tribal region near the border with Afghanistan, killing 40 suspected fighters as part of a massive operation launched in June....
From: Fox News | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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A provincial security official says that Taliban fighters killed six Afghan policemen in an ambush in western Afghanistan.
From: Fox News | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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As of Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at least 2,203 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count....
From: Fox News | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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Taking back the power on climate change....
From: New York Times | By: MARK BITTMAN | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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The balance between substance and symbolism in progress toward cleaner energy sources...
From: The Atlantic | By: James Fallows | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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Tomasky wishes Obama would treat Americans like grown ups and admit that we can’t: We’ve been trying to destroy Al Qaeda for 13 years now. We have not. We will not. And we will not destroy ISIS. We can’t destroy these outfits. They’re too nimble...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Monday, September 15, 2014
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