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How Reliable Are Psychology Studies?

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A new study shows that the field suffers from a reproducibility problem, but the extent of the issue is still hard to nail down. No one is entirely clear on ...

Partnerships. United Nations Peacekeeping

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UN Peacekeeping's global partnership today includes Member States, the UN Secretariat, host countries, regional organizations and UN partners. Peacekeepers from South Africa serving with UNAMID work on the installation of ...

UNHCR viewpoint: 'Refugee' or 'migrant'

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GENEVA, Aug 27 (UNHCR) – With almost 60 million people forcibly displaced globally and boat crossings of the Mediterranean in the headlines almost daily, it is becoming increasingly common to ...

Have plans tonight? Cancel them. Sarah Palin is interviewing Donald Trump

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Fed up with media bullies attacking Donald Trump's purported Bible fanaticism, Sarah Palin announced she will be interviewing the GOP frontrunner and non-active church member for what's sure to be ...

Don't call it a comeback

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The Reproducibility Project, the giant study to re-run experiments reported in three top psychology journals, has just published its results and its either a disaster, a triumph or both for ...

The Struggles of New York City's Taxi King

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Gene Freidman’s got a new hairdo. For as long as the New York tabloids have been taking photos of him, which is to say a while, Freidman has worn his ...

Man is the irrational animal

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Mark Kleiman points out that most of us need to hold more-or-less rational beliefs about our professional lives. "Even people whose stock-in-trade is deception — con artists, stockbrokers, lobbyists — ...

A Toxic Chemical Ruined The Lives Of These People

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“Hold on to something,” Jim Tennant warned as he fired up his tractor. We lurched down a rutted dirt road past the old clapboard farmhouse where he grew up. Jim ...

While Many Panicked, Japanese Day Trader Made $34 Million

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While a lot of investors were hitting the panic button Monday, a Japanese day trader who’d made a big bet against the market timed the bottom almost perfectly and narrated ...

Meet the lawyers providing legal cover for Donald Trump's extreme immigration ideas

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For the past several years, the issue of birthright citizenship has slowly worked its way into the Republican agenda. Bills to end birthright citizenship for undocumented immigrants have routinely cropped ...

How top GOP donors got Jeb Bush to facilitate a Hurricane Katrina cruise-ship boondoggle

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Trailing Donald Trump in the polls by a widening margin, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is trying to use the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina on Saturday to highlight his ...

Black Lives Matter began when New Orleans' levees failed

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This story was first published by Slate and is reproduced here as part of theClimate Desk collaboration. On the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, in 2010, New Orleans Mayor Mitch ...

10 Easy Ways to Revive Your Workday Wardrobe This Fall

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We live in a world without dress codes. Unless you’re a peer-pressured banker in a navy suit or a germaphobic doctor in scrubs, you can probably wear whatever you like ...

FAA Starts Beta Testing App That Tells Drone Pilots Where They Are Allowed To Fly

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Earlier this year, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that it would soon start beta testing an app that would help drone flyers understand where they can and — more importantly — ...

Congressional Fight on Iran Deal Is Over

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Opponents of the Iran nuclear deal in Congress admit they can no longer kill the accord. Their focus now is making sure there will be a vote on the agreement ...

The Lincoln MKC Is Persuading America That Lincoln Can Be Cool Again

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If you’re a car, it’s difficult to stand out during the weekend of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. It’s the world’s most glamorous car event, held annually on the 18th ...

Clinton Camp Claims It's Already Secured One-Fifth the Delegates Needed for Nomination

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As Hillary Clinton's campaign seeks to project dominance in a field that could soon include Vice President Joe Biden, her top advisers are touting a decisive edge on a little-discussed ...

This Is What Oil at $40 Means for the U.S. Economy

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The price of oil has tumbled 58 percent this year to reach a six-year low earlier this week. Even if prices stay at these levels, chances are they won't impact ...

Video: Palestinian women rescue child from attack by Israeli soldier

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This video shows several women preventing an Israeli soldier from abducting a Palestinian child in the village of Nabi Saleh in the occupied West Bank on Friday. The footage, shot ...

Girls in Kenya wrote a poem for water and it's absolutely beautiful

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By Meredith Hastings onAug. 23, 2015in support ofWorld Vision “Dear Water” is a poem written and recited by Kenyan schoolgirls. It’s an ode of gratitude to the recently drilled borehole ...

The Fembots of Ashley Madison

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Now we know that almost none of the woman in the Ashley Madison database ever used the site. The question is, was this a deliberate fraud? Or was it just ...

UNDP missions powered by the sun

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UNDP offices are looking to the sky to power their programmes. It's interesting to see what we have already accomplished, and how much more we can do. Solar power is ...

Gillmor Gang LIVE 08.28.15

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Gillmor Gang – Dan Farber, Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session today at 1pmPT/4pmET. Dan Farber is the Senior Vice President of Strategic Communication ...

Ocean warming and acidification needs more attention, argues US

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Thursday 27 August 2015 09.37 EDTLast modified on Thursday 27 August 2015 10.00 EDTThe US government has urged the international community to focus more on the impact of climate change on the ...

Protests Rock Guatemala As President Faces Threat of Impeachment

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Pressure to impeach President Otto Pérez Molina over his alleged involvement in a major corruption scandal that has thrown the country into political crisis is mounting, as protesters continued to ...

Donald Trump: The Bible is great, but, um, let's not get into specifics

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As a blogger, it's hard not to love Donald Trump. Here's the latest, in an interview with Mark Halperin and John Heilemann: I'm wondering what one or two of your ...

PODCAST: Spike Lee, Quentin Tarantino and the Challenges of Making Movies Today

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By Indiewire | Indiewire Fri Aug 28 12:47:56 EDT 2015This week's episode of Screen Talk is presented by Vimeo. Head here to check out movies you can rent on Vimeo selected by ...

Heard of China’s Fake Rolexes? Now There’s a Fake Goldman Sachs

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China has been accused of pirating movies, handbags, Rolexes -- even cars. Add Goldman Sachs to the list. Goldman Sachs (Shenzhen) Financial Leasing Co. has been operating in the city ...

World Food Programme

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Our current subject is “24 Hours In…” and the goal is to use your photos to create a story that expresses the theme of 24 hours spent...somewhere! Stories could be ...

Why 'Z for Zachariah' Director Craig Zobel Hasn't Gone the Blockbuster Route

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By Kate Erbland | Indiewire Fri Aug 28 10:54:37 EDT 2015 READ MORE: Review: Craig Zobel's 'Z for Zachariah' is Not Your Typical Post-Apocalyptic Romance With three feature films under his ...

Food Wastage Footprint 2

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Crossings of Mediterranean Sea exceed 300,000, including 200,000 to Greece

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GENEVA, Aug 28 (UNHCR) – More than 300,000 refugees and migrants have used the dangerous sea route across the Mediterranean so far this year with almost 200,000 of them landing ...

This is what happened when psychologists tried to replicate 100 previously published findings

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Open Science Collaboration (2015). Estimating the reproducibility of psychological science ScienceA special issue of The Psychologist on issues surrounding replication in psychology.

Grieving Father of Slain Journalist Vows to Fight for Gun Control

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The father of a Virginia journalist who was gunned down during a live TV broadcast on Wednesday morning delivered an emotional and devastating message about gun laws on Fox News.

UN Data Science & Visualization

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Leading up to the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit convened by the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, thousands of people worldwide have shared their ideas to reduce human loss and suffering from ...

What Is a 'Great' Neighborhood? An Analysis of APA's Top-Rated Places

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Adapted from: Talen, Emily, Sunny Menozzi, and Chloe Schaefer. "What Is a 'Great Neighborhood'? An Analysis of APA's Top-Rated Places." Journal of the American Planning Association 81, no. 2 (April 3,

How to Be Richer in Retirement Without Saving More Money

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Would you rather lose 15 pounds or have your 401(k) balance rise 15 percent this year? Most people chose the latter in a recent nationwide survey of 1,000 401(k) plan ...

Namely, The All-In-One HR Platform, Hires Radhika Samant And Teresa Dietrich

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Namely, a startup that does all the heavy HR lifting for you, is today announcing two new strategic hires in the form of Radhika Samant and Teresa Dietrich. Samant was ...

These two unlikely candidates are dominating the race for small donors

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Political campaigns often try to portray themselves as driven by grassroots support, but they face a formidable obstacle: Most Americans don't ever make a campaign donation. Even Barack Obama, renowned ...

Study: 42% Of Americans Check Their Email In The Loo

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Need a quiet spot to check your email? Looks like for many people, that’s the bathroom. According to a new study from Adobe, 42 percent of Americans use their time ...

These Countries Could Get Hit Hard by El Niño

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The odds are continuing to rise that one of the strongest El Niño events on record will last until early this spring, and some countries could get slammed.  As Bloomberg's weather ...

19 heartbreaking photos of Hurricane Katrina's aftermath

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Without having been there—actually seeing it for yourself in person—it's hard to comprehend just how hard Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, particularly the Lower Ninth Ward. When the levees broke,

Even If You Haven’t Had an Abortion, You Owe Planned Parenthood

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Planned Parenthood’s Carol McDonald leads a pro-choice rally in Washington, DC. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Nearly one in three women in the United States will have had at least one ...

Tesla With ‘Insane Mode’ Busts Curve on Consumer Reports Ratings

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A Model S P85D on display at the Tesla Motors retail store in San Jose, California. Tesla Motors Inc.’s all-wheel-drive version of the battery-powered Model S, the P85D, earned a ...

The Mystery of Mental Illness and Depression Solved?

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The Mystery of Mental Illness Solved? Caption: Ancient Relics reveal plausible reason why natives disappeared. Depression! Yes, you know those are the Easter Island heads.The Island in the Pacific Ocean,

How Quentin Tarantino Resurrected Ultra Panavision 70 for 'The Hateful Eight' Roadshow

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By Bill Desowitz | Thompson on Hollywood Fri Aug 28 10:00:00 EDT 2015 The comeback of motion picture film will literally get its biggest boost yet with the Ultra Panavision ...

Who'll Freeze First? A Puzzle About Size and Staying Warm

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It’s 20 below freezing (that’s -11C), a bitterly cold wintry day in a Tennessee forest, and biologist David George Haskell takes his clothes off. All of them. On purpose. In ...

Judge reinstates destruction of evidence claim in Steven Salaita case

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Steven Salaita speaks at the Maryland AAUP’s conference on academic freedom, at John Hopkins University, 25 April. A federal judge has allowed Steven Salaita to reinstate a claim against University ...

All You Need to Know About Ukraine's $18 Billion Debt Agreement

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Ukraine reached a bond-restructuring agreement with about half of its private-sector creditors on Thursday after five months of negotiations. Below are the details of the terms of the agreement and ...

How China’s fish bladder investment craze is wiping out species on the other side of the planet

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Another asset bubble has burst in China. And it’s not in stocks, metals or real estate. It’s the market for a maize-colored organ carved out of a giant, endangered Mexican ...

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