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3 million people flocked to Ello within 2 months. How many sites do you know that grew that fast? Paul Budnitz says that's because... The post Facebook won, right? Then why are so many joining Ello? – with Paul Budnitz appeared first on Mixergy....
From: Mixergy | By: Andrew Warner | Monday, November 24, 2014
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The math of soul mates, the psychology of nothing, the physics of faith, and more illuminating insights on the universe and our place in it.Brain Pickings takes 450+ hours a month to curate and edit across the different platforms, and remains banner-free....
From: Brain Pickings | By: Maria Popova | Monday, November 24, 2014
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In the Americas, three nations prevail as leading consumers and producers of beef: the United States, Brazil, and Argentina. From burgers to filet mignon, beef is often considered a staple food, even a delicacy. Its consumption is deeply ingrained in...
From: Truthout | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Congress can while away the hours debating over EPA regulations. It seems to be the plan of some congresspeople who would rather see a broken government than a useful one. However, they should note that a strong majority of Americans support strict limits...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Cynthia Shahan | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Held in November each year, Diabetes Awareness Month had a multitude of events nationwide to celebrate the 2014 occasion. Internationally, World Diabetes Day was November 14, 2014. While most headlines were serious about helping people get the pre-diabetes...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Maryam Louise | Monday, November 24, 2014
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In the last month I have somewhat serendipitously been exposed to a lot of Moroccan art. In my new hometown of Rabat, the country's first museum of modern and contemporary art just opened. In Paris, where I was visiting last month, there are three ongoing exhibitions dedicated...
From: The Arabist | By: Ursula Lindsey | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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The cost of electricity from wind and solar power plants has plummeted, making it in some places cheaper than coal or natural gas....
From: New York Times | By: DIANE CARDWELL | Monday, November 24, 2014
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My neighbors are being evicted after doing something dodgey that caused an explosion and involved (supposedly) a pressure cooker, and definitely a list of OTC pharmaceuticals, one ingredient was Baby Aspirin. I was told, anyway. What were they making?There...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: jbenben | Monday, November 24, 2014
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‘ve been thinking a lot about comforts. As I’m preparing to host my first Thanksgiving in New Orleans, I’m thinking a lot about exactly how to make my guests feel comfortable.  I’m thinking beyond moist stuffing and sweet cranberry sauce, because...
From: Joy the Baker | By: joythebaker | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Reducing greenhouse gas emissions is simply another step in the transition to cleaner energy....
From: New York Times | By: RALPH CAVANAGH | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Welcome to another edition of Cocktail Monday. You see, I’m in a bit of a predicament over here. I have WAY too many fall and Thanksgiving type recipes and only like a couple days to post them. Don’t get me wrong, I’m pretty proud of myself for...
From: We are not Martha | By: Sues | Monday, November 24, 2014
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The web is seeing an explosion of first-person narrative—and that's not (entirely) a bad thing....
From: The Atlantic | By: Olga Khazan | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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6 months (always check with your pediatrician) Original recipe from Little Green Pouch. **Oats are high in fiber, calcium, protein and even some B vitamins. Sweet potatoes are high in Vitamin A and beta carotene as well as potassium. -- posted by the...
From: Recipezaar | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Found this on "Little Green Pouch" website...not sure if they are approved by the FDA, but seems harmless enough. Be sure to consult your Pediatrician before starting baby on new foods and watch for any signs of allergies. My Pediatrician said to give...
From: Recipezaar | Monday, November 24, 2014
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8 months (always check with your pediatrician) Original Recipe from Little Green Pouch **Coconut milk is rich in phosphorus, an essential nutrient that the body needs for strengthening bones. Flax is high in omega-3 oils. -- posted by the mix'n vix'n...
From: Recipezaar | Monday, November 24, 2014
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8+ months (always check with your pediatrician) Recipe from Little Green Pouch. -- posted by the mix'n vix'n
From: Recipezaar | Monday, November 24, 2014
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!! Always consult with your pediatrician before introducing new and solid foods to your baby!! PLEASE NOTE: Egg whites, are on the list as one of the top 8 of all notorious allergens. Most pediatric resources agree that egg yolks are fine for the non-allergenic...
From: Recipezaar | Monday, November 24, 2014
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The show's continued embrace of virtual history this week sees a government official telling the public that humanity's doom has already been sealed....
From: The Atlantic | By: David Sims | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Letters to the Editor for Nov. 17, 2014 weekly magazine:Barnshaw: Increasing the amount of renewable energy will push down the price.Aeschbach: We must work toward creating a secular Israel where all religious and nonreligious people have equal rights....
From: Christian Science Monitor | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Our daughters just got out of the NICU after a long stay. Our primary nurse was really wonderful and I'd love some advice about how to thank her.The staff of the NICU was really great in general, and I read this question and am planning to bring some...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: gerstle | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Reviewing Hermione Lee’s Penelope Fitzgerald: A Life, a new biography of the British novelist, Alan Hollinghurst reminds us of her late-in-life flowering as a writer: She published her first book, a biography of the artist Edward Burne-Jones, when...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Patrick Schwarzenegger, Miley Cyrus’ latest beau, dressed in a pilot’s jumpsuit as he escorted the controversial pop diva to her 22 birthday party. Cyrus, who wore a neon pink and line cut-out dress and pink fur jacket, was very affectionate with...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Tammy Rose | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Perry won three honors as well, including single of the year for No. 1 hit "Dark Horse," favorite female artist — pop/rock and favorite artist — adult contemporary. Breakthrough newcomer Iggy Azalea, who was the top nominee with six, won favorite...
From: San Antonio Express-News | By: By MESFIN FEKADU, AP Music Writer | Monday, November 24, 2014
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DUCK, N.C. Air Force fighter pilot Jonathan Hudgins opened his sister's Christmas card to find a photo of 63 sorority girls - and all but three were wearing scarves. It struck him as he looked at that picture three years ago that scarves were the answer...
From: Norfolk Virginian-Pilot | By: HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com | Monday, November 24, 2014
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What a new report on theology and global warming means for public policy...
From: The Atlantic | By: Emma Green | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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LISBON -- Former Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates has been detained by police as part of an investigation into corruption, money-laundering and tax fraud, Portugal's Attorney-General's office said Saturday. Socrates, who was Portugal's prime minister...
From: TheStreet | By: The Associated Press | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Another Monday, and still a shortage of high-quality DeLong Smackdowns on the Internet that I can justify bringing to your attention. But I can't face reading another Kindle screen from chapter 11 of David Graber's *Debt* right now. So I am going to...
From: Brad DeLong | By: J. Bradford DeLong | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Historic. Such is the ubiquitous description of the climate agreement recently announced in Beijing between Barack Obama and Xi Jinping in which China promised for the first time to cap carbon emissions....
From: Orlando Sentinel | By: Charles Krauthammer | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Philip Gefter’s Wagstaff: Before and After Mapplethorpe, his new biography of the curator Sam Wagstaff, reveals how Wagstaff’s romantic relationship with Robert Mapplethorpe aided the latter’s rise as a highly celebrated and controversial photographer...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Guest:My startup, Final, was lucky enough to take part in this year’s Techstars Boulder program. Along with learning that a diet consisting only of free coffee and Cosmo’s pizza gives your skin a weird tint, here are some key takeaways from my experience...
From: VentureBeat | By: Mo Marshall | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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China needs to hit its "peak coal" use by 2020 if it is to fulfil its commitment to end growth in climate-warming carbon emissions by the end of the next decade.
From: China.org.cn | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Apps like Postmates and TaskRabbit are making chores a thing of the past, but their convenience comes at a price.
From: The Kernel | By: Beejoli Shah | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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International talks in Paris in 2015 could see the world’s nations agree to limit global warming to a rise of 2C. Actually achieving that target will require huge commitments – not least by developed nations Every year, carbon emissions from cars,...
From: The Guardian | By: Robin McKie, science editor | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Four lessons from “next big things” in tech that never made it.
From: The Kernel | By: Molly McHugh | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Our annual, unapologetically subjective list includes everyone from rappers and corporate predators to chefs and non-profit paragonsThe post The Maclean’s Power List: The 50 most important people in Canada appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: macleans.ca | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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From: Cafe Hayek | By: Don Boudreaux | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Filed under: Biodiesel, Emerging Technologies, Ethanol, Pontiac, Videos When sewage is treated at a wastewater treatment facility, biosolids are the byproduct. After being separated from the water, biosolids are usually sent to a landfill or incinerated....
From: Autoblog Green | By: John Beltz Snyder | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Some people call it "renewable energy" but I prefer to call it "alternative energy" because that's what it really is: an alternative to energy that actually works (eg nuclear and anything made from wonderful, energy-rich fossil fuel.) Now a pair of top...
From: Free Republic | By: breitbart | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Earlier this fall SolarCity announced it would build a massive photovoltaic solar panel factory in Buffalo. Could this help drive the city's resurgence?
From: Triple Pundit | By: Leon Kaye | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Lobbying firm, advocacy organization did much of the work.
From: Center for Public Integrity | By: Nicholas Kusnetz | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Energy lobbying firm worked through industry-funded advocacy group to provide research and resources
From: Time | By: ryantbeckwith | Monday, November 24, 2014
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According to the card stuck to the wall in a London museum next to a 1926 photograph by André Kertész, which you can see here. The white paint — we were told by some curator — was "to banish entirely any recollection of the green he found so intolerable."I...
From: Ann Althouse | By: Ann Althouse | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Better workouts, less coughing and wheezing, even a longer life? Yep. Here's your guide to open airways
From: Time | By: mandyoaklander | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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The low gas prices in US and push towards renewable energy in the Europe have slowed down nuclear power in these regions, MIS said in a statement.
From: The Economic Times | Monday, November 24, 2014
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[Thomson Reuters Foundation]Addis Ababa, Ethiopia -Sewage in Ethiopia's capital could soon be turned into cylinders of compressed biogas as part of an effort to clean up the city, cut climate-changing emissions and find new sources of clean energy.
From: All Africa | Monday, November 24, 2014
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A recent poll found that 77 percent of white evangelical Protestants attributed recent natural disasters to biblical "end times" and just 49 percent pointed to climate change.The post Most Evangelicals Believe Natural Disasters Are The Apocalypse, Not...
From: Climate Progress | By: Ryan Koronowski | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Some favorite fruits, vegetables, meats and cheeses from the glorious outdoor market in Paris!
From: David Lebovitz | By: David | Monday, November 24, 2014
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[Thomson Reuters Foundation]Barcelona -Global investment in tackling climate change fell for a second year in 2013 to $331 billion, largely due to a drop in the cost of solar power technology, according to an annual report on climate finance.
From: All Africa | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Found on the back of a brown sugar bag, this tastes exactly like the apples at Cracker Barrel. Can be used as a side dish, on ice cream or over French Toast. -- posted by Chef #1803327263...
From: Recipezaar | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Recipe: buttermilk biscuits and sausage cream gravy Up until a few days ago, Thanksgiving was nowhere on my radar. There was just so much going on for the past several weeks that I told myself if I could make it to Thanksgiving week in one piece, I’d...
From: Use Real Butter | By: jenyu | Monday, November 24, 2014
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