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The planet isn't going vegetarian. But we could make all that meat a lot more efficiently, and less wastefully....
From: Grist | By: Nathanael Johnson | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Why privilege solar over all the other technologies, including some that may not even be invented yet?
From: Reason | By: Ira Stoll | Monday, July 27, 2015
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A huge number of the world’s nations are coming together in Paris this December to negotiate an agreement to stem emissions and forestall further climate change. Ahead of this winter’s United Nations talks, however, some well-known names here at...
From: Consumerist | By: Kate Cox | Monday, July 27, 2015
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The first-year dissection is often an experience that teaches medical students to emotionally detach from their patients. By forcing future doctors to learn about the lives of their cadavers, some medical schools are trying to reverse the effect....
From: The Atlantic | By: John Tyler Allen | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Taking the measure of the presidential candidate using the Yelp reviews of his customers...
From: The Atlantic | By: Conor Friedersdorf | Monday, July 27, 2015
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Educators seldom have enough time to do their business. What’s that doing to the state of learning?...
From: The Atlantic | By: Alia Wong | Monday, July 27, 2015
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Finally, friends, a little report on my magical week in Sicily in early June. Rachel and I were there to teach a week-long writing workshop at the Anna Tasca Lanza Cooking School. The school was founded 26 years ago by...
From: The Wednesday Chef | By: Luisa | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Vanilla cake with dream cycle icing. -- posted by Melissa W.
From: Recipezaar | Monday, July 27, 2015
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You mean to tell me that I get to walk into a grocery store these days and choose between soft ripe peaches, juicy strawberries, big-ol raspberries AND fresh corn on the cob!? It’s just too good.  Everything is like candy.  Candy that I can char...
From: Joy the Baker | By: joythebaker | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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A podcast’s lines between journalism and advertising....
From: New York Times | By: JOE NOCERA | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Researchers and experts urged a worldwide ban on so-called autonomous weapons, saying they could set off a revolution in weaponry comparable to gunpowder and nuclear arms....
From: New York Times | By: DANIEL VICTOR | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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We should worry about an economic system that punishes borrowers but not the institutions that made risky loans to them in the first place....
From: New York Times | By: ADAM DAVIDSON | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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In a story for Vox Monday, Matt Yglesias argues that we shouldn't be worried about losing our jobs to robots -- or to any other kind of sophisticated tech that can do the work of a human. What should worry us, Yglesias suggests, is the possibility...
From: AOL Television | By: Alexander Howard | Monday, July 27, 2015
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A group of concerned scientists, researchers and academics, including Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking, have warned that a military artificial intelligence arms race could soon develop if preventative measures are not taken....
From: CNN | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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AI researchers are sick of having their field equated with the Terminator. The post Plenty of Other People Signed That AI Weapons Letter appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Katie M. Palmer | Monday, July 27, 2015
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I first met Ingrid in 1989. Ingrid was 37 years-old, and was already the Editor-in-Chief of ArtForum, and a photography columnist for The New Yorker. She had just been hired by Peter and Sandy Brant to be Editor of Interview Magazine, which the Connecticut...
From: AOL Television | By: Dimitri Ehrlich | Monday, July 27, 2015
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This post Cali-funk ends today.  As haute couture in Paris quickly segued into my holiday, I’ve lagged behind a bit on thoughts on the remainder of the week.  I wanted to revisit John Galliano’s second show Artisanal show for Maison Margiela in...
From: Style Bubble | By: susie | Monday, July 27, 2015
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Every so often we spot a celeb in a stunning red outfit and wonder why we don’t have more red items in our wardrobes. We literally obsessed over the red jumpsuit Kim […] The post Get Gwyneth Paltrow’s Striking Hot Valentino Look appeared first...
From: My Fashion Life | By: Michele Obi | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Let’s compare and contrast two viewpoints on Uber and see what that tells us about one’s trust of market forces vs. trust of government force. 1. From Steve Horwitz’s article in The Freeman “Uber Solves the Fundamental Problem of the Marketplace...
From: The American | By: Mark Perry | Monday, July 27, 2015
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I felt overwhelmed. Not only by the weight of my looming assignment - but by the many tools I'd gathered to meet them: glistening vials of rare perfumes, flower infused soaps and candles, jars of jiggling hydrating masks, soothing ionic body sprays....
From: Lemondrop | By: Zandile Blay | Monday, July 27, 2015
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Apple is running ads on TV that their products are better because the physical product and the software are done by the same Apple designers. This is supposed to be a selling point. Maybe for the Apple faithful but not for investors. Apple, via the arrogant...
From: Pro Commerce | By: Michael Phillips | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Filed under: Real Estate, Personal Finance, Housing Market, Moving, Retirement Living Getty Images By Krystal Steinmetz When you think of popular retirement destinations, Florida and Arizona likely come to mind. But according to Reuters, some U.S. retirees...
From: Daily Finance | By: Money Talks News | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Every year the Social Security trustees issue their report on the financial condition of the program. In the past this release was generally accompanied by some serious deep breathing as reporters warned of multi-trillion dollar shortfalls and the impending...
From: AOL Television | By: Dean Baker | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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There’s now one less unsavory, immoral, disrespectful group scamming senior citizens of their savings, as federal regulators took action against the operators of a scheme in which telemarketers pretended to be Medicare representatives in order to bilk...
From: Consumerist | By: Ashlee Kieler | Monday, July 27, 2015
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More than a year after Chick fil-A began its transition away from drugged-up chickens, and months after McDonald’s announced its plans to eventually go the antibiotic-free route, Wendy’s — the one major burger chain with ads that tout its better,...
From: Consumerist | By: Chris Morran | Monday, July 27, 2015
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First, an Illinois sheriff convinced Visa and MasterCard to stop doing business with online classifieds site Backpage.com, claiming the site was a storefront for sex traffickers. Then Backpage sued the sheriff, alleging his actions were tantamount to...
From: Consumerist | By: Chris Morran | Monday, July 27, 2015
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The average amount of credit card debt varies quite a bit from city to city, as does the ability of consumers to pay down that debt in a timely manner. A new study claims to show that the cities with the least amount of credit card debt burden aren’t...
From: Consumerist | By: Chris Morran | Monday, July 27, 2015
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CORFU, Greece -- Anti-semitism makes the Jew, Sartre once famously said. In the same way, the return of "the ugly German" (to use the phrase of former German Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer) has "made" Syriza in Greece and the other populist parties...
From: AOL Television | By: Nathan Gardels | Monday, July 27, 2015
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Israeli forces broke into Al-Aqsa mosque compound Sunday morning firing stun grenades and rubber-coated steel bullets at Muslim worshipers as they cleared the way for right-wing Jews who were visiting the compound to mark a Jewish fast day, witnesses...
From: Mondoweiss | By: Kate | Monday, July 27, 2015
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Even though solar energy provides a mere four-tenths of 1 percent of the energy consumed in the U.S. today, Hillary Clinton plans to power every home in the country by 2027 with renewable sources of energy. That would give her 10 years, if elected president,...
From: Business Insider | By: Eric Pianin | Monday, July 27, 2015
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Lauren Bush Lauren is pregnant! According to People Magazine, the model is expecting her first child with her husband David Lauren, the youngest son of designer Ralph Lauren, in November. Lauren shared the exciting news on her Instagram account alongside...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Lindsay McCane | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Several weeks ago, I wrote an op-ed criticism of Pixar's newest film Inside Out. It spanned the Internet and resulted in several hundred emails and the vivid expression of a whole lot of hatred. In light of the extreme criticism of my extreme criticism...
From: AOL Television | By: Joni Edelman | Monday, July 27, 2015
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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome isn’t a rare syndrome, but it is rarely discussed in mixed public. Why? The accompanying symptoms of the hormonal imbalance, thought to have a genetic component, can be very difficult for women to talk about and live with....
From: The Inquisitr | By: Amy Schaeffer | Monday, July 27, 2015
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There is a lot of excitement in the air as Egyptians are set to inaugurate the new Suez Canal (also known as the Suez Canal Axis) on the 6th of August. Looking to make this impressive achievement a day to remember, Egypt has announced a variety of ways...
From: Palestine Telegraph | By: PT Editor | Monday, July 27, 2015
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Don’t even tell me this is one of Khole Kardahsian’s hottest magazine shoots yet. On the new cover of Complex, she let it all hang out and was extra hilarious during her sitdown with ‘Plex’s Lauren Nostro. She gave her true feelings on Kim &...
From: MissInfo.tv | By: Mikey Fresh | Monday, July 27, 2015
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It looks kind of like a human body, but wrong. Any description of what it is and/or how it was made would be welcome. Thanks!...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: Going To Maine | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Rescuers endured a fourth night of an anxious search for two young Floridians born and bred as boaters who vanished on the high seas.
From: Fox News | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Summer’s breezy vibe may tempt you to give your diet a vacation, but wait! Here are some easy ways to keep your weight in check while still enjoying yourself:...
From: Fox News | By: Tanya Zuckerbrot | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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In the steamy Baghdad night, sweat poured down the faces of the Iraqi teens as they marched around a school courtyard, training for battle against the Islamic State group....
From: Fox News | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The recent lack of movement in Treasury yields has caused municipal bond fund prices to stagnate. A growing economy should lift the muni market in the second half of 2015, said Lyle Fitterer, portfolio manager for the Wells...
From: TheStreet | By: Gregg Greenberg | Monday, July 27, 2015
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Sean and Lauren / Flickr Although rewards credit cards seem to be everywhere these days, the popularity of credit card loyalty programs is actually on the decline. According to a report from Mercator Advisory Group, credit card rewards participation...
From: Lemondrop | By: U.S. News Travel | Monday, July 27, 2015
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What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to five word summaries. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Facing huge student loan burden 2. Selling my house 3. Pantry organization...
From: The Simple Dollar | By: Trent Hamm | Monday, July 27, 2015
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Khloe Kardashian bared her rocking body as she talked topics ranging from weight loss to the scoop on sisters Kylie and Kendall Jenner along with Kourtney and Kim Kardashian. With her booty posed just right for Complex magazine, Khloe just became the...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Joanne Eglash | Monday, July 27, 2015
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If you've been worrying about a bit of dimpling on your backside, at least you know you're not alone - 80 to 90 percent of women have cellulite somewhere on their bodies. If knowledge is power, here are a few things about cellulite to help you feel...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny-Sugar | Monday, July 27, 2015
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Whether your addiction is chocolate, smoking, gambling or alcohol, this one top tip will help you change your approach to your addiction. Read on and you could be successful in breaking any habit once you see how you have been manipulated. A lot of time...
From: AOL Television | By: Julie Dargan | Monday, July 27, 2015
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