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50 Places in Seattle That You're Taking for Granted by edited by Rich Smith You're devastated when your favorite bars, shops, and restaurants close. We know because we've read your 10-paragraph Facebook eulogies about how "necessary" and "vital" and...
From: The Stranger | By: edited by Rich Smith | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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I'm a 31 year old woman and I want to expand my options beyond just online dating for meeting men and finding someone.It's kind of scary when online dating is the only option, and I find it tough determining who I might like when looking through lots...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: amya | Monday, May 23, 2016
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by Jen Graves The unsinkable Susie Lee, artist and CEO of Siren. Look, starting your own company is grueling. Starting your own tech company as a woman—gruelinger. Now imagine you're a woman and an artist with no business background, and your app wants...
From: The Stranger | By: Jen Graves | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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And once you're close ... bring other people close with you — helping them see issues that can otherwise feel far removed The post Samantha Power to the Class of 2016: ‘Get close. Go all in.’ appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: macleans.ca | Monday, May 23, 2016
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This is The Digest, a new FiveThirtyEight column exploring the science, history and economics of food. This week’s Digest is all about ramps and the many ways to think about sustainability. First course: Is it possible to prevent overzealous harvesters...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Anna Maria Barry-Jester | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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A Brigham Young University psychology team came to this conclusion after performing a series of tests with volunteer dogs and humans
From: People | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Syrian volunteers are signing up to join the fight against the Islamic State faster than American military advisers can train them.
From: Christian Science Monitor | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Crypticon, Lindy West, Rain Fest, And More Picks For May 23-29 by Stranger Things To Do Staff This week, our arts critics have recommended the best events in every genre—from literary talks (including New Yorker staff writer William Finnegan and...
From: The Stranger | By: Stranger Things To Do Staff | Monday, May 23, 2016
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Scientists are using a network called the World Community Grid to process huge amounts of data in an attempt to understand how to tackle the virus.
From: The Atlantic | By: Adrienne LaFrance | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Petty political fights distract from the Vermont senator’s goal of a long-lasting movement.
From: The Atlantic | By: Clare Foran | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Researchers found that dogs responded more slowly when volunteers expressed negative emotions — like frowny faces, harsh tones and creased brows — while pointing to treats.
From: NPR | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Drug-related gang wars have been blamed for multiple killings in Dublin since February.
From: Business Insider | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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I have a lot of sympathy for folks who work on small newspapers in out-of-the-way states. Back, when I spent a year in northwestern New Mexico back in 1994-1995, I was the only full-time journalist in the state trying to cover the beat. I was also the...
From: Get Religion | By: Julia Duin | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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A wagging tail, flopping ears and four paws with nails painted in bold blue polish set one honoree apart from the rest on last week at a luncheon that celebrated local volunteers.
From: San Diego Union-Tribune | By: Karen Pearlman | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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It’s not uncommon for me to power through work, cram in a run and cook dinner before realizing I haven’t really connected with anyone that day. I'm up to date with my Instagram feed and exchange banter with coworkers in between meetings, but some...
From: Mashable | By: Isabelle Chapman | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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New York City is one of the most walkable cities in the world, but one artist is looking to kick it up a notch by building a floating bridge that connects Brooklyn with the famous Governors Island. Nancy Nowacek proposed a 1,400-foot-long floating pedestrian...
From: Wallpaper Magazine | Monday, May 23, 2016
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Last summer I took the best trip of my life. It was a mere four nights, and very much a work trip, but it was nonetheless the most inspiring, beautiful trip I’ve ever taken. Along with photo editor Linda Peters and staff photographer Thomas J. Story,...
From: Sunset Magazine | By: Johanna Silver | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Captain America fans are taking a page out of the “Frozen” fans’ playbook and demanding that the Marvel hero get a boyfriend in his next movie. The hashtag #GiveCaptainAmericaABoyfriend was trending on Tuesday, with many fans asking for a romantic...
From: The Wrap | By: Joe Otterson | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Last week, the Brazilian newspaper Folha de São Paolo reported that a record-breaking 450,000 condoms would be provided for athletes at the Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro. Ever since the games’ condom count was first reported for the 1988 Olympics...
From: Slate | By: Holly Allen | Monday, May 23, 2016
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Inside an orangutan orphanage, all about Minecraft, and a bevy of weird factoids sure to attract browsers.
From: School Library Journal | By: SLJ | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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The presumptive nominee makes direct, personal overtures to mend a divided party.
From: Politico | By: Eli Stokols | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Advocates emphasize peer support and community reintegration for people with behavioral health problems....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Taylor Sisk | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Forget the salacious gossip, Weiner is about the nightmare of defining your life in a popularity contest.
From: Reason | By: Anthony L. Fisher | Monday, May 23, 2016
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Thousands of Bernie Sanders supporters filled the Santa Monica High School football field on Monday to hear their candidate’s populist message, with lines stretching as far as the eye could see. If you weren’t able to make it the Southern California...
From: The Wrap | By: Itay Hod | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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A vertical watercraft has lately become a fixture of Seattle’s weekend waterfront. Part ship, part sweat lodge, the registered, fully motorized vessel is a floating sauna, offering passengers a unique chance to take a 200-degree shvitz or an invigorating cold...
From: Dwell | Sunday, May 22, 2016
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The Libertarian Party presidential campaign of John McAfee uses vivid, unusual videos and new web tools with the goal of bringing something fresh to Party messaging and organization.
From: Reason | By: Brian Doherty | Sunday, May 22, 2016
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Canvass: To conduct a public-opinion survey; to solicit votes or opinions; to scrutinize; to debate or discuss. In this U.S. election season – and in the Philippines’, I’ve discovered – canvass makes frequent appearances in media reports. From...
From: Fritinancy | By: Nancy Friedman | Monday, May 23, 2016
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During the first three years of Tennessee football head coach Butch Jones' tenure, freshmen have been forced into action early and often. So, to discuss the topic of former top recruiting prospects who will finally excel in 2016, you have to understand...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Brad Shepard | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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After 25 years of bringing cases to Israel’s military court and supporting investigations into the killings of Palestinians, a foremost Israeli human rights group has said “there is no longer any point” to submitting complaints. Following stalled...
From: Mondoweiss | By: Allison Deger | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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Tigers stun Volunteers to advance to face Florida on Wednesday
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Florida awaits winner between Tigers, Volunteers
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3. Discussion Only ItemsPolicy – First Readings IHBA-R - Programs for Students with Disabilitiespolicy with an "R" indicates the regulationupon legal review shortening and simplifying the languagesimilar to parent handbook IHBHA - Alternative School...
From: Franklin Matters | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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Monday marked the 15th fatal collision on the untwinned 37-kilometre portion of the highway between New Glasgow and Antigonish since 2009 The post Weary of deaths, Nova Scotia fire chief leads fight for a safer highway appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: The Canadian Press | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Cancer survivors, caregivers, volunteers, and neighbors will gather for the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Medford/Somerville. Guests will hear how the community has benefited from funds raised, celebrate cancer survivors, honor loved ones...
From: Inside Medford | By: insidemedford | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Hollywood Democrats are increasingly frustrated with Bernie Sanders’ refusal to bow out of the presidential race, with one industry insider describing the atmosphere within the Thirty-Mile Zone as a “growing hysteria.” Specifically, Clinton’s Hollywood...
From: The Wrap | By: Itay Hod | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Macy's and Local 1-S of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union are in advanced contract talks.
From: Women's Wear Daily | By: David Moin | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Hey, readers. Our old pal Andy Benoit, former FO writer and now Sports Illustrated writer, is looking for new members for his team of researchers and fact-checkers. The position is on a volunteer basis for anyone looking to gain experience in football...
From: Football Outsiders | By: Aaron Schatz | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Sean McGroarty, a Vacaville musician known as much for his volunteer work as his performing, died during a private gig Saturday night on Mare Island in Vallejo. He was 53.
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As usual, the church is holding a mid-August VBS (Vacation Bible School) camp for pre-K to entering 5th grade.
From: My Southborough | By: beth | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club chats with Sandra Meek about her new collection An Ecology of Elsewhere, writing landscapes, and the power of syntactic density.
From: The Rumpus | By: The Rumpus Book Club | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Former Massachusetts U.S. Rep. Barney Frank will host a fundraiser for U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz in Fort Lauderdale May 31. Frank was the first openly gay Congressman. The host committee includes some longtime gay rights activists in Broward...
From: Miami Herald | By: Amy Sherman | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Not surprisingly, MIT Sloan has a highly quantitative MBA program.
From: Business Insider | By: Stacy Blackman | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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After ckelty’s post on the SSRN/Elsevier merger fellow mind, Ryan Anderson, gave me a shout out in Twitter, ArXiv for social science research anyone? @savageminds @culanth @haujournal @jmtrombley @jasonjackson2 @daniel_lende @MattThompsonTMM — ryan...
From: Savage Minds | By: Matt Thompson | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Readers: I want to take my mom to Latvia, Lithuania, and St. Petersburg. Mom is 82 this year and she has some ancestors from Latvia for sure (originally from Spain but detoured through the Baltic countries). She is an art lover and has never been to...
From: Philip Greenspun | By: philg | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Last month, a member of a Hasidic volunteer safety patrol known as the Shomrim was arrested for allegedly attempting to buy expedited firearms permits from NYPD officers for $6,000 per gun.Read more......
From: Gawker | By: Andy Cush | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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The Courtauld Institute of Art in London has launched a £50m redevelopment programme celebrating its founder’s vision that “art is and must be for all”. The specialist art history and conservation institute, the UK’s smallest university, has...
From: The Art Newspaper | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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For those of you who have been putting off registering your kids for camps, it's probably time to take a serious look.
From: My Southborough | By: beth | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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George Zimmerman just got $250,000 richer. The former neighborhood watch volunteer’s gun may have failed to sell in its initial auction, but a subsequent one landed him more cash than the first offer. The gun, which was used in the shooting of Trayvon...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Val Powell | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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France's health minister presented a plan on Monday to tighten the rules regarding human drug trials following an experimental test that killed a volunteer in January....
From: Fox News | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Jim Ford has joined Los Angeles 2024 as a Senior Advisor for Strategic Partnerships. Ford was previously a Managing Director with Oaktree Capital Management LP. Los Angeles 2024 is Los Angeles’ bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games....
From: PE Hub | By: Luisa Beltran | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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