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Donald Trump has a lot of things to say about global warming. He's called it an urgent problem, and he's called it a hoax. He's claimed it's a scam invented by the Chinese, and he's denied that he ever said that. He's promised to "cancel" the historic...
From: Mother Jones | By: Jeremy Schulman | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Members of the Marine Algae Industrialization Consortium (MAGIC), led by Duke University in North Carolina, have published an open-access paper in the journal Oceanography presenting the large-scale industrial cultivation of marine microalgae (ICMM)...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Is it eco-friendly to cut down a tree from the woods? How about buying a fake tree? Advice columnist Umbra Fisk unwraps the answers....
From: Grist | By: Ask Umbra® | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Germany's vice chancellor says the arrest of a 17-year-old Afghan migrant suspected of raping and killing a university student must not be used for "rabble-rousing and conspiracy propaganda." The teen, who entered Germany last year as an unaccompanied...
From: Fox News | Monday, December 5, 2016
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As investigators searched for signs of a crime in the fire that killed at least 33 in an Oakland warehouse during a late-night dance party, survivors and teary-eyed friends of those who perished viewed the charred building from a distance, placed flowers...
From: Fox News | Monday, December 5, 2016
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A retrial of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny for embezzlement begins in the provincial city of Kirov after the original 2013 guilty verdict was overturned by the Supreme Court....
From: Fox News | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Ome Tlaloc walked through the North Dakota hills with a flashlight and a walkie-talkie, scouting for police in the prairie dark. Earlier that evening, I'd met the 30-year-old on Highway 1806, where he'd been sitting behind a makeshift barricade. Now...
From: Mother Jones | By: Text by Wes Enzinna; photographs by Zen Lefort | Monday, December 5, 2016
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General Jim “Mad Dog” Mattis is President-elect Donald Trump’s announced choice to lead the Pentagon as the United States Secretary of Defense. His military career was a complicated blend of tactical prowess, intellectually provocative challenges...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Bill Turner | Monday, December 5, 2016
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The CEO of the group’s state organization, Kathy Kneer, says private donations can’t cover the potential loss of federal money for reproductive health services....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Anna Gorman | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Cases before the Supreme Court on Monday test whether lawmakers in Virginia and North Carolina weighed race too heavily in redrawing congressional districts following the 2010 census.
From: NPR | By: Nina Totenberg | Monday, December 5, 2016
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The High Court will hear two cases related to a crucial issue––how states draw their legislative districts.
From: The Atlantic | By: Garrett Epps | Monday, December 5, 2016
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When it comes to business the Irish are booming and blooming. We meet a group of inspiring entrepreneurs whose unique style is proving a recipe for success. Meet the new generation of Irish entrepreneurs in Britain who are making their own rules and...
From: The Irish Post | By: Siobhan Breatnach | Monday, December 5, 2016
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How to Stay Inspired and Avoid Bloggers Burn Out In today’s lesson I want to talk about blogger burnout and how to avoid it. Most bloggers start out blogging with an incredible burst of passion, excitement and energy with their blogging, but usually...
From: ProBlogger | By: ProBlogger | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Next month, Nick Viall will make his debut as The Bachelor and the folks at ABC are doing their best to convince us that the former sales rep turned model is looking for love after three failed attempts at trying to nail down his soul mate on the Bachelorette...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Cheryl P | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Imbolo Mbue discusses her debut novel Behold the Dreamers, teaching herself how to write a novel, and the price of the American Dream.
From: The Rumpus | By: Nina Moog | Monday, December 5, 2016
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My brother and his fiancee are discussing having a tropical destination wedding next winter, where the family could buy a resort package. I love them and would normally be there with no questions asked, celebrating in style! However, I'm planning on...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: ceramicblue | Monday, December 5, 2016
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There is also a risk of transferring HIV and hepatitis, and so screening of everyone involved in surrogacy involving IUI is recommended, and required in surrogacy arrangements involving IVF The post ‘RENT A WOMB’: Women who make babies without uterus...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: Okogba | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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From: Tartelette | By: My Tartelette Editor | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Simple savory, delicious. -- posted by jagret
From: Recipezaar | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Read More https://www.instagram.com/bomnalcake/by BOMNAL CAKE #Flowercake, #cake, #peony/ u2026 Read More buttercream blossoms and succulents with delicious chocolate pinecones Read More Cinnamon Roll Christmas Trees – This is the CUTEST suggestion...
From: Tartelette | By: My Tartelette Editor | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Creativity? Craftsmanship? Iconic Design? Count us in.With our shared passion for great design, Google and the British Fashion Council are teaming up to bring to life the creativity, heritage and craftsmanship of British fashion--for anyone around the...
From: Google Blog | By: Suhair Khan | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Carlos Bacca has not played a prominent role for AC MIlan this season and could be headed for Arsenal. The transfer window might be shut, but don't think the wheeling and dealing won't continue! Check out all the latest deals here. Bacca to the future...
From: ESPN | By: Chris Borg | Monday, December 5, 2016
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According to the New York Post, Sarah Jessica Parker is opening her very first store next week at the MGM National Harbor casino located in Oxon Hill, M.D. “When curating our retail collection, we first and foremost wanted to align ourselves with a...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Tabitha Shiflett | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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From driverless cars and smart robots to drones and computer chess champions, is technology making our lives better?
From: New York Times | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Benjamin Alarie, Anthony Niblett and Albert Yoon (University of Toronto - Faculty of Law, University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law) has posted Regulation by Machine on SSRN. Here is the abstract:...
From: Legal Theory Blog | By: Lawrence Solum | Monday, December 5, 2016
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On Friday, Dec. 2, the day before the 2016 International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Microsoft Corp. announced various new accessibility features for Office 365 to ensure content is easier to use for people with varying levels of vision, hearing,...
From: Silicon Angle | By: Collen Kriel | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Cultural relevance can be bittersweet, as Venables Bell & Partners learned in 2016. Just as the agency and client Audi were negotiating to use David Bowie's "Starman" in a Super Bowl ad, the rock icon tragically passed away at 69. Then the independent...
From: AdWeek | By: Patrick Coffee | Monday, December 5, 2016
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We know what working people want: progressive economic policies. Democrats haven’t delivered those the right way
From: Salon.com | By: Sean McElwee | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Mr. Price, a congressman who was a practicing orthopedic surgeon for more than 20 years, has long sought to reduce the government’s role in health care.
From: New York Times | By: ROBERT PEAR | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Using the fingers on just one hand, David Droga argues, you can count the number of agencies that possess a "strong soul." These are "the ones that are consistent, retain people and do some of the most interesting work," Droga says. He, of course, counts...
From: AdWeek | By: Katie Richards | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Last week’s North Korea sanctions designations by the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control — commonly known as OFAC — go far to explain why U.N. Security Council Resolution 2321 took so long to negotiate and pass. There...
From: One Free Korea | By: Joshua | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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History is littered with examples where the the facts were altered to suit a specific purpose
From: Salon.com | By: Krystal D'Costa, Scientific American | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Starting in January I will have a plot of land for organic gardening that measures 70-80 sq meters (750-850 sq feet). I am specifically looking for a comprehensive beginner's gardening book/bible to help me plan and grow my garden, but anecdata and advice...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: lollymccatburglar | Monday, December 5, 2016
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My partner is slowly working back towards sexuality/desiring sex (1-2/year). I'm being patient/respectful of her timetable, & can generally handle myself in the interim alright. Last time she felt up to being interested though, it was a bit out-of-the-blue...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: Anonymous | Monday, December 5, 2016
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I have been trying to cut back on noodles to eat healthier, but now I'm thinking maybe I can find a healthy way to satisfy my noodle cravings. What are some healthy types of noodles and tasty dishes to eat them in?Requirements: 1. Vegetarian 2. Healthy....
From: Ask Metafilter | By: Gravel | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Odds that Jill Stein's recount can change the election results are zero — but they threaten Trump’s bloated pride
From: Salon.com | By: Gary Legum | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Efforts by federal regulators to try to reel in predatory lending practices could be curtailed by Republicans
From: Salon.com | By: Angelo Young | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Solar power harnessed from outer space could be the key to humanity's survival
From: Salon.com | By: Diane Stopyra | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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This is In Real Terms, a regular column analyzing the latest economic news. Comments? Criticisms? Ideas for future columns? Email me, or drop a note in the comments. The U.S. gained 178,000 jobs in November. But the only ones anyone seemed to be talking...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Ben Casselman | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Watching an elite chess match in person is at once enjoyable and discomfiting. You follow the players’ actions — their moves, their mannerisms — for long stretches of time. You hang on each one and imbue it with meaning. You become so familiar...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Oliver Roeder | Friday, December 2, 2016
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The Internet Archive, a nonprofit organization that has built a digital library and maintains an archive of web pages on the internet, revealed on Thursday that it had received a National Security Letter from the FBI demanding information about the services...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Dhrumil Mehta | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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From: FAIL Blog | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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