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With the changing of the seasons comes a change in where we as travelers set our sights on going. Inspired by our latest list of best fall trips, Nat Geo Travel staffers shared their own favorite autumn escapes. Here's a dozen to get you dreaming about...
From: National Geographic | By: Leslie Trew Magraw | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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A groundbreaking genetic study of twin NASA astronauts Mark and Scott Kelly may teach us as much about the human body as about space The post One giant peek into mankind: What’s inside an astronaut? appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: Kate Lunau | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Unlike other books out there about climate change, Carbon Shock takes readers on a journey to the front lines of a changing world, where the same chaotic forces reshaping our weather patterns are also transforming the global economy, playing havoc with...
From: Truthout | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Coalition BSP – Left-Wing Bulgaria has vowed in its election program to fight injustice committed by “the few percent” having most of the power. Led by the BSP and including a number of smaller left-wing parties, the coalition calls on voters to...
From: Novinite | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Those waiting for the U.S. and its dollar to collapse in a heap may find their own stability is more contingent (and fleeting) than they reckoned.Many observers (including myself) question the coherence of U.S. foreign policy in the Mideast: The Fatal...
From: Of Two Minds | By: Charles Hugh Smith | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum is one of the last remaining old time hockey rinks. But this will be the last year that the New York Islanders play there. The old barn has long been slated for replacement. It is an old building that requires expensive...
From: New Geography | By: Steve Lafleur | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Several readers comment on our praise of Last Week Tonight: My brother and I have fallen into something of a Monday-morning ritual where we rave about how great John Oliver‘s expose-of-the-week had been the night before. Not because the extra 8 minutes...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Facebook ads aren't perfect. But, overall, it's been the best ad system for predicting products that I actually want to use....
From: VentureBeat | By: Gregory Ferenstein | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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How Israel did not become the new adopted home of American TV.
From: Grantland | By: Amos Barshad | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Measure your steps without the clunky bracelet.
From: Read Write Web | By: Adriana Lee | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Many central banks held interest rates steady in the third quarter, but a few made moves worth noting. The European Central bank and the central banks of Israel, South Korea and Turkey cut interest rates. New Zealand and South Africa raised rates. Central...
From: Wall Street Journal | By: WSJ Staff | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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But a third of countries are not meeting the needs of their growing aging populations
From: Time | By: Alexandra Sifferlin | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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* The world’s largest Harry Potter memorabilia collection belongs to a lawyer. His patronus is a shimmering gavel. [The Telegraph] * The FCC has ended the sports blackout rule. Expect the NFL to go bankrupt within days. [Politico] * No one expects...
From: Above the Law | By: Joe Patrice | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Filed under: Market News, Global Economy, Investing Spencer Platt/Getty Images By MATTHEW CRAFT NEW YORK -- A suddenly stormy month on the stock market came to a quiet end on Tuesday. Major indexes drifted to a slight loss, leaving the Standard &...
From: Daily Finance | By: The Associated Press | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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TRANSCRIPT: PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome to The Real News Network, and welcome to Reality Asserts Itself. I'm Paul Jay. Our guest today is probably someone that helped create this show in a sort of way, Phil Donahue. He's not just a legend...
From: Truthout | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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At a time of daunting geopolitical crises, NATO is undergoing its own version of regime change, with the arrival of a new chief official who has the blessing, at least temporarily, of one of the West's biggest adversaries: Russian President Vladimir...
From: Fox News | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Jan Vapaavuori (NCP), the Minister of Economic Affairs, returned to the media spotlight on Tuesday to respond to allegations about his capacity to present the application of Fennovoima for a preliminary nuclear power permit to the Government for consideration.Prior...
From: Helsinki Times | By: Aleksi | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Lord Lawson created Britain's privatised energy industry. Some argue that he supports their interests by denying the need for robust climate change policies. But he didn't support everyone who worked for coal, oil and gas companies. Even back then....
From: De-Smog Blog | By: Brendan Montague | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Francesco Totti, 38, became the oldest scorer in the 22 years of the Champions League by netting a deft equalizer for Roma in a 1-1 draw at Manchester City....
From: New York Times | By: THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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A lawmaker from the party of the ousted Ukrainian president was attacked Tuesday by a crowd in the Black Sea port of Odessa during campaigning for a parliamentary election set for Oct. 26....
From: New York Times | By: REUTERS | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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A Thomas Muller penalty was the only difference in this UEFA Champions League group stage match as Bayern win their first 2 of the competition. Bayern Munich racked up their 100th Champions League success with an unnecessarily narrow 1-0 win against...
From: ESPN | By: Mark Lovell | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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What's left of the Syrian Air Force is a mix of shoddy Soviet-era fighters, transport planes and helicopters. Yet, maintained by Russian parts, it plays a crucial role in the Assad regime's ability to continue fighting.
From: Reuters | By: Robert Beckhusen | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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ESPN FC's Janusz Michallik breaks down Bayern Munich's unconvincing 1-0 win over CSKA Moscow.
From: ESPN | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Thomas Müller helped Bayern Munich win at C.S.K.A. Moscow in the strangely muted atmosphere of Khimki Arena, deserted after a ban from UEFA was imposed for racist behavior by fans....
From: New York Times | By: REUTERS | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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MOSCOW -- Thomas Muller fired Bayern Munich to a 1-0 win away over CSKA Moscow in an empty stadium on Tuesday in the Champions League. Muller put Bayern ahead
From: ESPN | By: PA Sport | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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From: ESPN | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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TODAY Russia submitted its budget to the Duma, the lower house of the parliament. After three rounds of discussions, Vladimir Putin, the president, will sign it into law. The budget shows how much trouble the Russian economy is in—and how unwilling...
From: The Economist | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Russia's ban on cable advertising as of 2015 and political unrest in Asia weigh on financials, he saysread more...
From: Hollywood Reporter | By: Georg Szalai | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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I have been energized by the end of the 2014 MLB season. The Phillies were awful, but with the waking nightmare over, I can dream again. I was really burned out by the Phillies this year. I kind of hoped that the Cole Hamels, Cliff Lee, and A.J. Burnett...
From: The Good Phight | By: RememberthePhitans | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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European Union ambassadors have decided to keep Ukraine-related sanctions against Russia in place for the time being.
From: Fox News | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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A daily roundup of the most important energy, environment, and climate news from around the world.
From: Earth and Industry | By: Silvio Marcacci | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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There were thousands of empty seats on Tuesday night as Manchester City took on AS Roma in the Champions League, and one former Manchester United player was not impressed.Rio Ferdinand took to Twitter to question why so many people had stayed away from...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Sean Fay | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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France to go slow on budget trimming.
From: Reuters | By: Mike Peacock | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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The hits keep coming, and each virus is growing more powerful and stealthy than the virus preceding it....
From: VentureBeat | By: Richard Byrne Reilly | Monday, September 29, 2014
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San Francisco (AFP) - Alcatraz is perhaps the world's most famous prison. And Ai Weiwei is arguably China's best known artist. Now they have come together in a viscerally powerful show in the notorious former jail.Visitors to the island prison set in...
From: Business Insider | By: Noah Berger | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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There are a must see when you come to the acapulco vacation deal and more spacious and happen to be staying in St Croix vacation rentals in Fish Hoek beach and False Bay where you will find hundreds of dollars that you may need to create some new content...
From: Abu Muqawama | By: James | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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A newly proposed "pied-à-terre tax" in New York City would apply to luxury homes owned by people who don’t actually live in the city....
From: Grist | By: Ben Adler | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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The notorious Munich Agreement, in which Britain's Neville Chamberlain encouraged Britain and France to appease Adolf Hitler's demands in the hope of preventing World War II, was reached on this day in 1938.More Events on this day:1965: In Indonesia...
From: Britannica | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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The Chicago Blackhawks are among the elite of the NHL. The regular season matters very little to them—the same can be said for the Los Angeles Kings—as they are built to win a championship and are the rare squad that possesses the ability to flip...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Dave Lozo | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Deconstruction of the EU’s actual greenness must start by separating old renewables from new renewables — an essential task because in most countries the old renewables still provide the largest combined contribution in the green category. Readers...
From: Marginal Revolution | By: Tyler Cowen | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Canada's federal minister for health collaborates with her provincial and territorial counterparts in two-day summitThe post Rona Ambrose meets with provincial ministers to plot dementia strategy appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: The Canadian Press | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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The first years of the Internet in Russia were full of ecstasy and euphoria. We believed that the times of propaganda were gone. Two decades later and it’s hard to find the traces of our belief in the Russian Internet. By Sergey Kuznetsov Read the...
From: Boing Boing | By: Sergey Kuznetsov | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Russia's Mechel (MTL +42.1%) is close to a compromise deal with its creditors that could resolve its debt problems within two weeks, according to an economic adviser at the Kremlin, sends shares skyrocketing.MTL borrowed heavily before the financial...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: SeekingAlpha | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Archduke Ferdinand's assassination served as a pretext for an "immoral" preventive war....
From: The Atlantic | By: Charles A'Court Repington | Monday, September 29, 2014
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The fighting in Europe prompted a noted British philosopher and pacifist to trace the “cruel absurdities” that had produced a world war—and to hope for peaceful means to settle future disputes....
From: The Atlantic | By: Bertrand Russell | Monday, September 29, 2014
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Europeans had no desire to fight one another. Only after a score of men drove their nations into battle did their peoples learn to hate....
From: The Atlantic | By: G. Lowes Dickinson | Monday, September 29, 2014
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How nations that go to war perceive themselves...
From: The Atlantic | By: Walter Lippmann | Monday, September 29, 2014
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With millions of young men gone to their graves or sickbeds, the marital future of women across Europe looked bleak....
From: The Atlantic | By: Ellen Key | Monday, September 29, 2014
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The author, a former president of Harvard, framed the question he believed would decide the war: Would conscripted workers produce as strong an economy as those who could act of their own free will?...
From: The Atlantic | By: Charles W. Eliot | Monday, September 29, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Ford ashares are down 17% since reaching a 52-week high of $18.12 in July. And the shares took another pounding Monday and Tuesday after the company lowered its 2014 pre-tax profit projections to $6 billion, down from a prior...
From: TheStreet | By: Richard Saintvilus | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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