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I Fooled Millions Into Thinking Chocolate Helps Weight Loss. Here's How.

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“Slim by Chocolate!” the headlines blared. A team of German researchers had found that people on a low-carb diet lost weight 10 percent faster if they ate a chocolate bar ...

Read 21-Year-Old Bernie Sanders' Manifesto on Sexual Freedom

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When Bernie Sanders was a student activist at University of Chicago in the 1960s, he was a leader of the local chapter of the Congress of Racial Equality and helped ...

High-Level Event of the President of the General Assembly marking the 20th Anniversary of the World Programme of Action for Youth to highlight Youth Priorities in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

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A view of the GA Hall, as more than 600 young people from all over the world gathered on 9 July 1970 for the opening of the World Youth Assembly,

Ben Carson Isn't Waiting Until the Election's Over to Cash In

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GOP grassroots star Dr. Ben Carson is not letting his presidential campaign interfere with another important endeavor: delivering speeches and getting paid handsomely for them. National Review reported last month ...

Watch Sepp Blatter Lash Out Against FIFA's Critics in 2013

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In October 2013, at the Oxford Union, FIFA president Sepp Blatter took aim at critics who viewed soccer's international governing body as "a faceless machine printing money at the expense ...

Study: Most Glaciers Near Mount Everest Will Disappear With Climate Change

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This story originally appeared on the Guardian and is republished here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Most of the glaciers in the Mount Everest region will disappear or ...

Why Carly Fiorina Keeps Talking About Porn-Watching Federal Employees

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Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina is a favorite with conservative audiences, and one of the lines in her stump speech that’s most reliably crowd-pleasing is a remark about how, as ...

Another Year, Another Technology Deluge From Google

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Google Inc. can't seem to resist the temptation to show programmers all its latest and greatest — and to keep adding to the pile every year. Google introduced technologies ranging ...

Attempt to shame journalists with chocolate study is shameful

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One in 10 people with tattoos experience rashes, scarring or other problems Double blow to skull is earliest evidence of murder, a 430,000-year-old whodunit Tranquil ecosystems may explain wild swings ...

Economy in U.S. Shrank 0.7% in First Quarter as Trade Gap Jumped

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An assembly line worker loads cast iron cookware into machinery in South Pittsburg, Tennessee, on May 21, 2015. The world’s largest economy hit a bigger ditch in the first quarter ...

In Focus: Women and Armed Conflict

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TopicFast factsIn the words of...Editor's picksResources Women usually don’t start wars, but they do suffer heavily from the consequences. Conflict spurs much higher rates of sexual violence. It renders women ...

Consciousness Began When the Gods Stopped Speaking: Julian Jaynes’ Famous 1970s Theory

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Resume Reading — Consciousness Began When the Gods Stopped Speaking Julian Jaynes was living out of a couple of suitcases in a Princeton dorm in the early 1970s. He must ...

Microsoft Launches New Project To Help Enterprises Improve Their DevOps Practices

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Microsoft today announced a new project that aims to help developers and IT pros in the enterprise — and even smaller development shops — improve their DevOps practices. The company ...

Forget Greece, Macau Is World’s Worst Performing Economy

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The Galaxy Macau Phase 2 casino and hotel, developed by Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd., in Macau, China. If you think Greece or Ukraine’s economies are in bad shape, the Chinese ...

Everyone Is Fleeing Oil's Biggest Fund

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The biggest U.S. exchange-traded fund that tracks oil is heading for the largest two-month outflow in six years, raising concern that crude’s 30 percent rally may stall. Holders of the ...

George Pataki Leads 2016 GOP Crowd...

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The good news: The GOP 2016 field has a contender who believes human-induced climate change is real and extensive action must be taken to reduce emissions. The bad news: It's ...

What Google Just Announced Is a Bombshell

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Aparna Chennapragada, director at Google Now, speaks during the Google I/O 2015 keynote presentation in San Francisco on May 28, 2015. What Google just announced at its IO conference is ...

This Guy From Baltimore Is Raising a Christian Army to Fight ISIS…What Could Go Wrong?

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In late February, a Baltimore-born, self-proclaimed freedom fighter named Matthew VanDyke beamed into Greta Van Susteren's Fox News show from Erbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish region. A few days ...

Inside the Unlikely Coalition That Just Got the Death Penalty Banned in Nebraska

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When the final aye of the roll call vote was recorded on the electronic panel above the West Chamber of the Nebraska State Capitol in Lincoln yesterday, the crowd in ...

US military accidentally ships live anthrax to labs

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At least nine facilities in the United States and one in South Korea received spores. The US Department of Defense (DoD) announced on 27 May that it had accidentally shipped ...

Dear media, it’s your fault if you think young feminists only care about campus rape

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First, a confession: There are many terrible things happening in the world, of which campus rape isn’t the worst. We should think critically about whose experiences and needs our politicians,

Why UN Peacekeeping Needs Global Support More Than Ever

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Under-Secretary-General, United Nations Peacekeeping Operations Eighteen months ago, Bentiu, like most towns in South Sudan, was bustling with the restlessness of markets, people trading and children going to school.UNMISS, the ...

The Dragon Autopsy

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The problem is that the giant lizard’s hide is not just tough and leathery, but also reinforced. Many of the scales contain a small nugget of bone, called an osteoderm,

A Mentally Ill Black Woman's "Sudden Death" at the Hands of Cleveland Police

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On Tuesday, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson and US Justice Department officials announced sweeping reforms for the Cleveland police department, including provisions overhauling use of force and crisis intervention practices. The ...

Obscura Day 2015

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Join one of our regional event announcement lists for first crack at upcoming explorations near you. 100% spam free, we promise. Explore where architecture and ecology unite in Paolo Soleri's ...

Join us in Addis Ababa for #FFD3

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With less than two months to go, the countdown is intensifying for the Third International Conference on Financing for Development in Addis Ababa on 13-16 July 2015, aimed at securing ...

Hillary Clinton Oversaw US Arms Deals to Clinton Foundation Donors

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In 2011, the State Department cleared an enormous arms deal: Led by Boeing, a consortium of American defense contractors would deliver $29 billion worth of advanced fighter jets to Saudi ...

Your Toothpaste May Be Loaded With Tiny Plastic Beads That Never Go Away

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California is the latest state to consider banning products with microbeads, the tiny pieces of plastic, often less than a millimeter wide, that have become a popular addition to cosmetics ...

The U.S. Suddenly Sounds an Alarm on Greece

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In the world’s most pressing financial crisis, Greece’s potential default on its debt, the U.S. has adopted a quiet, behind-the-scenes role. That’s changing. Until recently, President Barack Obama and his ...

The Best View of New York City Is Back

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(Bloomberg) -- The observatory at the top of One World Trade Center opens to the public tomorrow. A ticket to take in the view, from 1,250 feet up, will cost ...

That Cessna Flying Over Your House May Be Sending Photos to the Tax Assessor

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Would-be gawkers in New York’s wealthy Hamptons neighborhoods are easily foiled by tall, thick hedgerows and long, gated driveways. For a long time, so were tax assessors wanting to check ...

#OrangeDay tweetathon on using technology to end violence against women (with images) · SayNO_UNiTE · Storify

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Here is how the media should handle climate deniers

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On Wednesday, BBC News’ “World News America” host Katty Kay interviewed former Bush Administration Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) director Joe Allbaugh about the recent floods in Texas. “These happen ...

Billion-Dollar Betting Law NFL Opposes Is Set to Die in Canada

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If you were hoping to bet big in a Canadian casino on the Super Bowl or World Series, you’re probably out of luck. A proposed law already passed by the ...

Google Photos’ Unlimited Free Storage Could Clobber Apple’s Expensive iCloud

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How much does a terabyte of photo storage cost? On iCloud, $240 a year. Dropbox, $100. Microsoft OneDrive, $84. Flickr, $25. Today, Google announced its new Google Photos product, which ...

David Tepper Said to Back His Protege’s New Credit Fund

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David Tepper, president of Appaloosa Management LP, speaks during the 20th Annual Sohn Investment Conference in New York, on May 4, 2015. Appaloosa Management’s Eric Cole is planning to start ...

PHOTOS: My Favorite Study Space

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Curated by Margaret Bolaji, Associate Researcher at PRHI Nigeria We asked five girls at the Center for Girls' Education, a project supported by Malala Fund in Northern Nigeria, to share ...

Google Partners With Udacity To Launch Android Development Nanodegree

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At its I/O developer conference in San Francisco, Google today announced that it has partnered with Udacity to launch a six-course Android development nanodegree. The idea here is to help ...

Tech Champion De Blasio Under Fire on Plan to Regulate Uber Apps

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New York Mayor Bill de Blasio presents himself as a champion of the technology industry. The industry says he’s trying to smother progress one app at a time. The mayor’s ...

Watch "Grand Duel" Full Movie Online Free

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Avago Said Near to Buying Broadcom in Biggest Semiconductor Deal

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Avago Technologies Ltd. is approaching a deal to acquire Broadcom Corp., people with knowledge of the matter said, in what would be the biggest transaction in the semiconductor industry. A ...

This Chart Shows the Staggering Human Cost of Staging a World Cup in Qatar

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On Wednesday, the US Department of Justice dropped the hammer on FIFA, the world governing body of soccer, indicting nine senior FIFA officials and five sports marketing execs on charges ...

One month after Nepal's quake, needs of women, girls still enormous

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UNITED NATIONS, New York – More than a month has passed since homes and lives were shattered by Nepal’s 7.8 magnitude earthquake. The disaster triggered landslides and violent aftershocks that ...

Costolo Says Twitter’s Future Is More Curation, Relevance And Media

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Onstage at Code in Southern California this morning, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo fielded questions about whether he’d be keeping his job in the face of outside criticism and angst over ...

Challenging Peter Beinart's dishonesty about the inequality in Zionism

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Peter Beinart says Palestinians in Israel, like these participants in the March of Return at Hadatha village on 23 April, should not be allowed “full, equal citizenship.” In his latest ...

Google Takes Another Shot At Mobile Payments With Android Pay

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Google just announced Android Pay, a new payments solution native to its mobile operating system, at its IO developer conference. In addition to making it easier to pay at a ...

Instacart Adds To Its Exec Ranks With New General Counsel And VP of Marketing

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On-demand grocery delivery startup Instacart has been rounding out its management team, as the company seeks to expand into new markets and find new customers. To support that mission, it’s ...

Your Snobby Wine Friends Are Full of Shit

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Find yourself in the company of an intolerable, self-annointed wine connoisseur? Don't bother arguing about how great the $7 bottle of supermarket merlot is. The best way to deal with ...

Amazon Expands Same-Day Delivery To New Markets, Drops Price To Free For Orders Over $35

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Amazon says today it will expand its same-day delivery service covering around 1 million items to two new markets, San Diego and Tampa Bay, while also reducing the price to ...
 

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