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Do we have the vision and the energy to confront seemingly impossible problems — like predatory corporations, political deadlock, the wasted potential of millions of refugees? Session 5 rounded up people who are jumping right in. A call to action...
From: TED Blog | By: Cynthia Betubiza | Thursday, June 30, 2016
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A British Columbia-based homebuilder Nelson Tiny Houses recently completed this unique 380-square-foot house. They used a fifth-wheel utility trailer as the base for it and created a comfortable and spacious dwelling. The home is called V House and it...
From: Jetson Green | By: Christine Walsh | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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A new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) finds that with the right policies in place, the average costs for solar and wind power could decrease by between 26 percent and 59 percent by 2025. The report, titled The Power to Change:...
From: Inhabitat | By: Josh Marks | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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Getting Started With Your Own Podcast Today is this podcasts first birthday! That’s right – I launched this thing with those first 31 daily episodes back at the end of June 2015 and while we quickly scaled things back to twice a week, I managed to...
From: ProBlogger | By: ProBlogger | Thursday, June 30, 2016
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Posted by SimonPenson[Estimated read time: 17 minutes] On-page content is certainly not one of the sexier topics in digital marketing. Lost in the flashing lights of "cool digital marketing trends" and things to be seen talking about, it's become the...
From: SEOmoz | By: SimonPenson | Thursday, June 30, 2016
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Since the recession, San Francisco's wealth gap has become a yawning chasm. The city's homeless tell their stories
From: Salon.com | By: Evelyn Nieves, AlterNet | Thursday, June 30, 2016
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'A country is not something you build as the pharaohs built the pyramids. A country is something that is built every day, out of certain basic shared values' The post President Obama’s speech to House of Commons: The full text appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: The Canadian Press | Thursday, June 30, 2016
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Leaders pledge more use of low-carbon fuels. By Brett Walton, Circle of Blue At a summit in Ottawa today, the leaders of Canada, Mexico, and the United States agreed to accelerate North America’s development of low-carbon energy sources, pledging that...
From: Circle of Blue WaterNews | By: Brett Walton | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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As one of the outcomes of the “Three Amigos” meeting in Ottawa, Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, US President Barack Obama, and Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto committed to an “ambitious and enduring” North American Climate, Clean Energy,...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Thursday, June 30, 2016
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We’ve already heard from several women who were coerced or pressured into having an abortion by the men who impregnated…...
From: The Atlantic | By: Chris Bodenner | Thursday, June 30, 2016
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Turkey mourned the victims of a suicide bombing, two women made U.S. political history, the African country canceled national celebrations, and more.
From: The Atlantic | By: Marina Koren | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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New research shows brain damage among Zika-infected babies, even when they are born with normal-sized heads.
From: The Atlantic | By: Adrienne LaFrance | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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Who would have thought when you left those high school math problems behind that you would one day be encountering algorithms on a daily basis? Zeynep Tufekci might have guessed; now an assistant professor at the University of North Carolina’s School...
From: TED Blog | By: David Colman | Thursday, June 30, 2016
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Chances are, you don't spend a lot of time thinking about the logistics of international shipping -- but you shouldn't be surprised that transportation hubs are ripe for export fraud. Part of the reason for this is that there's simply too much intern......
From: Engadget | By: Sean Buckley | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Advanced machine learning, also known as artificial intelligence or just A.I., holds far greater promise than unsettling headlines about computers beating humans at games like Jeopardy!, chess, checkers, and Go. Ultimately, humans and machines will work...
From: Slate | By: Satya Nadella | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Iggy Azalea is getting seriously candid about her failed engagement to Nick Young, admitting that she found out he cheated after seeing him with another woman, who is now thought to be pregnant with his second child, on their home security footage. Iggy...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Emily Hutchinson | Thursday, June 30, 2016
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Almost two-thirds say federal funds should help women in Zika-affected areas get access to abortion, family planning and contraception services, a new Kaiser Family Foundation survey finds....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Phil Galewitz | Thursday, June 30, 2016
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The facts are shaky at best, but this messy AF situation isn't at all completely unbelievable.  Decide if we believe reports about Nick Young cheating and knocking up his baby's mother (again) inside... Lakers baller Nick Young and rapper Iggy Azalea...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: Natasha | Thursday, June 30, 2016
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(Photo: AP/David Goldman) People hold candles during a June 13 vigil in Orlando for those killed in mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub. June was a momentous month for LGBT Americans, as the one-year anniversary of the Supreme Court’s historic marriage...
From: The American Prospect | By: Peter Montgomery | Thursday, June 30, 2016
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The publisher recently shared the anticipation of their next season releases with a gaggle of giddy librarians and booksellers—and a few furry friends.
From: School Library Journal | By: Amy Cheney | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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New York's police records confidentiality law keeps the history of abusive cops shrouded in secrecy
From: Salon.com | By: Daniel Denvir | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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The World Bank has signed an agreement with the Indian-led International Solar Alliance to boost solar energy in developing countries by mobilizing $1 trillion in investments by 2030....
From: Fox News | Thursday, June 30, 2016
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An Afghan official says that a suicide bomber has attacked a bus carrying trainee policemen, killing 30.
From: Fox News | Thursday, June 30, 2016
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An Afghan official says that a suicide bomber has attacked a bus carrying trainee policemen, killing 30.
From: Fox News | Thursday, June 30, 2016
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Ending federal prosecution over violations of vague 'terms of service' rules may come at a cost.
From: Reason | By: Scott Shackford | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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It's all a scam targeting the gullible.
From: Reason | By: Steve Chapman | Thursday, June 30, 2016
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Death of a futurist
From: Reason | By: Jesse Walker | Thursday, June 30, 2016
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Hell has officially frozen over! In case you've been living under a rock, Kylie Jenner and Blac Chyna have had quite the tumultuous relationship. The KUWTK star is dating her baby daddy, while the former stripper is dating her brother! Geesh! So much...
From: Perez Hilton | By: Perez Hilton | Thursday, June 30, 2016
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Here’s what you need to know about fruit and T2D… Fruit is one of the most important parts of a healthy diet. Veggies give you a lot of fiber, but nothing can deliver the antioxidant punch you get from a portion of fruits–cherries, blueberries,...
From: The Luxury Spot | By: andy | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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"I've always mixed men's and women's fashion in my life," he says
From: People | By: Christina Dugan | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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While Mark Zuckerberg talks often about free expression and connecting people, Facebook doesn't seem to understand or care about capital-j "Journalism."
From: Business Insider | By: Matt Rosoff | Thursday, June 30, 2016
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In 1986, as a young reporter just out of the Columbia Journalism School, I went to Sunderland, an old and proud but depressed shipbuilding city on the River Wear, in northeast England, to report on an effort to get jobless people back to work. From the...
From: New Yorker | By: John Cassidy | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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Early signs indicate that the attack was carried out by ISIS, according to Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim
From: Salon.com | By: Ben Norton, Michael Garofalo and Justine Morris | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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Photos of beautiful lakes formed out of violent events from Earth's past
From: Time | By: Marisa Gertz | Thursday, June 30, 2016
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Imaginary conversations with designers from Dior to Poiret make for ideal couture reading.
From: New York Times | By: LIESL SCHILLINGER | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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Love was the air at the 2016 BET Awards!  Remy Ma & Papoose, Fat Joe & Lorena, Swizz Beatz & Alicia Keys, Eva Marcille and new boyfriend Michael Sterling, Fantasia & Kendall Taylor and several more couples all hit the carpet together....
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: _YBF | Monday, June 27, 2016
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The Leave campaign showed what's possible when a democratic system stops functioning democratically
From: Salon.com | By: Sean Illing | Thursday, June 30, 2016
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The command's annual mission numbers keep changing, and Congress refuses to press its top general for answers
From: Salon.com | By: Nick Turse, TomDispatch.com | Thursday, June 30, 2016
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Nate Silver's latest model has Trump with a 19% chance of winning — a reality the GOP needs to accept
From: Salon.com | By: Gary Legum | Thursday, June 30, 2016
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Alessandro Florenzi says Italy will have to do the equivalent of climbing Mount Everest to beat Germany.
From: ESPN | Thursday, June 30, 2016
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Adrien Silva defends teammate Cristiano Ronaldo's form and commitment to his Portuguese teammates. It's Robert Lewandowski's time to shine as Poland prepare to take on CR7 and Portugal in the Euro 2016 quarterfinals. Arkadiusz Milik says Poland cannot...
From: ESPN | By: ESPN staff | Thursday, June 30, 2016
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David Price on latest Red Sox stinker: I'm so much better than this
From: ESPN | By: ESPN | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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Puerto Rico has $70 billion in debt. The measure passed by the Senate sets up a fiscal control board for the island, and helps it avoid defaulting on a critical $2 billion debt payment due Friday.
From: NPR | By: Greg Allen | Thursday, June 30, 2016
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The Julie Ruin, "Roses More Than Water"
From: NPR | Thursday, June 30, 2016
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When North American leaders get together, it's often called the "Three Amigos" summit. This year it's a friendly gathering, and one sign of cooperation is a continent-wide push for more clean energy.
From: NPR | By: Scott Horsley | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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