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Imagine a Puerto Rico Recovery Designed by Puerto Ricans

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It’s tough to shock Puerto Ricans. Not after the presidential paper-towel toss. Not after Donald Trump repeatedly attacked San Juan’s mayor for daring to fight for her people’s lives. Not ...

Trump Links Crime Increase in U.K. to 'Radical Islamic Terror.' Here's the Real Story

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HolidaysThere's Still Time to Get This Year's Most Popular Halloween CostumesU.S.A Massachusetts School District Is Sorry for a Photo of a Black Girl on a LeashCOMPARECARDSSPONSOREDTelevisionJoan Rivers' Fashion Police Has ...

Jeff Bezos Launches 253 MW Amazon Wind Farm Texas From 300 Feet Up

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October 21st, 2017 by Joshua S HillFrom atop a wind turbine Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos launched the company’s largest wind farm yet, the 253 MW Amazon Wind Farm Texas project,

Doctors Fear A Potentially Deadly Disease Outbreak In Puerto Rico

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CAROLINA, Puerto Rico ― Christian Romero sat in near darkness in the stairwell of his apartment building. The glare from his phone illuminated his face, as he swiped through photos ...

Wildfires aren’t just a land thing. Smoke and ash can choke the ocean too

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Fire and water don’t mix. Dozens of record-breaking wildfires have scorched the Western United States this year, singing more than 8 million acres since January. They’ve threatened life on land ...

Mugabe named 'goodwill ambassador' by WHO

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has appointed President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe as a "goodwill ambassador" to help tackle non-communicable diseases. New WHO head Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus praised Zimbabwe ...

Former defense minister, courted by Labor Party: There'll be no peace, West Bank can hold millions of more settlers

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Once So Chic and Swooshy, Freeways Are Falling Out of Favor

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One of the groups leading the new charge is Congress for the New Urbanism. Since 2008, it has published a biennial list called “Freeways Without Futures,” which names highways whose ...

Insects Are In Serious Trouble

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The bottles were getting emptier: That was the first sign that something awful was happening. Since 1989, scientists from the Entomological Society Krefeld had been collecting insects in the nature ...

Seven Things CEOs Need to Know About Millennials

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Whether you’re a CEO or a hiring manager, the future of your company’s success largely depends on building a good rapport with your millennial workforce. And even if you think ...

Climate shifts shorten marine food chain off California: Research counters earlier thinking that food chains remain constant through time

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Science News from research organizations Date: Source: NOAA Fisheries West Coast Region Summary: Environmental disturbances such as El Niño shake up the marine food web off Southern California, new research ...

The Conversation We Should Be Having

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For two weeks, we’ve been awash in fetid tales of sexual predation, harassment, assault, and every form of abuse of power we can imagine. We have read stories from actors ...

Holland’s new deputy foreign minister accused Netanyahu of racism

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Sigrid Kaag, a Dutch activist for Palestinian rights who is married to a senior member of the PLO, was nominated to the second-most powerful Cabinet post in the Dutch Foreign ...

What Makes a Color Warm?

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The internet abounds with techniques for teaching elementary schoolers the difference between warm and cool colors—an often-invisible, somewhat flexible line down the middle of the color wheel to separate warm ...

The White-Minstrel Show

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Ice-T never received an Academy Award, which makes sense inasmuch as his movies have been for the most part crap. But as an actor, you have to give the man ...

Op-ed: Good men should not be quiet spectators: Is shared outcry bringing an end to the cruel privilege of impunity?

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Op-ed by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women Date: Thursday, October 19, 2017 The pain and anger of more than a million people who tweeted #MeToo ...

How to Make Time for Social Media Even if Your Schedule Says NO!

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/socialzoomfactor/SZF_238_Social_Media_Time_Savers_Final_mixdown.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download “I have so much extra time and money, I think I will spend it all on social media…” said no business or marketing ...

Philip Pullman's masterful prequel to "His Dark Materials" takes us back to Lyra's world

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Behold, in order, the three most disappointing words in the English language: “To be continued.” It’s rather different from “continued to be,” don’t you think? In any case, we had ...

There’s Only One Way to Avoid Climate Catastrophe: ‘De-growing’ our Economy

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You can almost feel the planet writhing. This summer brought some of the biggest, most destructive storms in recorded history: Harvey laid waste to huge swathes of Texas; Irma left ...

Opinion

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“The Arsenal of Exclusion and Inclusion,” a forthcoming book by Tobias Armborst, Daniel D’Oca and Georgeen Theodore, who lead the architecture, planning and research collective Interboro, refers to such things ...

Why It's So Hard For Trans Women To Talk About Sexual Assault

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It was right around Halloween in 2012, just six months after I had come out as transgender. While finishing my junior year of college in Washington, DC, I was still ...

Fair Progress?

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Beyond "power pose": Using replication failures and a better understanding of data collection and analysis to do better science

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So. A bunch of people pointed me to a New York Times article by Susan Dominus about Amy Cuddy, the psychology researcher and Ted-talk star famous for the following claim ...

CLICK LINK IN CASE OF EMERGENCY

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When does the bull market end? It ends when it ends. No one can reliably tell you in advance. There aren’t any formulas. There’s not enough data to calculate it.

Data reveals thousands of people really did move to Canada after Trump took office

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When Donald Trump ran for president last year, people living in the U.S. pledged to move to Canada, even crashing the country’s immigration website a day prior to Election Day.

Are you wrestling with Trump fatigue?

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Last week I returned from a big journalism conference, and it cemented a hunch I’ve been ruminating on for a little while now: A lot of the chatter in the ...

Adobe launches a cloud-centric redesign of Lightroom CC

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While Photoshop is Adobe’s flagship product for photographers, its photo management and editing tool Lightroom is probably even more popular among photographers as it allows them to easily manipulate the ...

Scientists Rescue First Vaquita Porpoise, Making Conservation History

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SHARE THIS:SAN FELIPE, BAJA CALIFORNIA – Scientists with the VaquitaCPR conservation project and Mexico’s Secretary of the Environment Rafael Pacchiano announced today they succeeded in locating and rescuing a highly ...

BNEF Says NEG Could Deliver 42% Renewables By 2030, Same As Finkel

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October 20th, 2017 by Giles ParkinsonOriginally published on RenewEconomy Leading energy industry analyst Bloomberg New Energy Finance says the federal government’s proposed National Energy Guarantee could deliver a 42% renewable ...

Can federal workers blatantly discriminate against LGBTQ people? Jeff Sessions isn’t sure.

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During Wednesday’s Justice Department Oversight Hearing, Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions about the Department of Justice’s new “religious freedom” guidance. In particular, Durbin was concerned about ...

Universal Energy Access By 2030 Compatible With Meeting Global Climate Goals

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October 20th, 2017 by Joshua S HillA new analysis from the International Energy Agency has found that the most cost-effective strategy for bringing universal energy access to developing countries is ...

Minnesota Regulators Eye Subcommittee To Resolve Distributed Generation Disputes

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October 20th, 2017 by John FarrellOriginally published at ilsr.org. Better technology and falling costs for years have buoyed the clean energy economy, steadily putting rooftop solar, energy efficiency, and other ...

Royal Selle Offers eZone Saddle Designed For Electric Bicycle Riders

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October 20th, 2017 by Steve HanleyThis story about the Royal Stelle eZone electric bicycle was first published by Gas2. Based on comments to recent electric bicycle stories, it is perfectly ...

Trump’s chief of staff says we don’t respect women anymore, forgets he still works for Trump

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During a White House press briefing on Thursday, chief of staff John Kelly claimed he was shocked that Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL) had listened in on President Trump’s phone call ...

Afghanistan Has a Tougher Law on Child Marriage than Florida

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It’s been a funny week. I’m in Kabul, Afghanistan, launching a new Human Rights Watch report I wrote about the lack of progress in girls’ education in Afghanistan. But in ...

Yesterday, Trump said it was fake news. His chief of staff just confirmed it was true.

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On Wednesday, Trump claimed that a congresswoman’s account of his phone call to Myeshia Johnson, a military widow, was fake news. He said that he had proof she was lying.

Iraqi army attacks Kurdish forces on road to Erbil

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In the latest round of fighting in Iraq the Iraqi Security Forces have assaulted Kurdish Peshmerga positions next to the town of Altun Kupri. Artillery and armored vehicles, including US-made ...

Governments commit to reduce suffering and deaths from noncommunicable diseases

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Heads of State and Government and ministers from around the world today committed to new and bold action to reduce suffering and death from noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), primarily heart and ...

Stepping right over the U.S., world powers reaffirm commitment to Iran deal

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Since President Donald Trump declined to receritfy the Iranian nuclear deal, every other party to the agreement has come out in support. In what is no doubt a humiliating moment ...

Federal lawsuit against new Title IX guidance claims it is ‘offensive’ and ‘discriminatory’

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The new Education Department guidance document on how universities should handle sexual harassment complaints under Title IX, the federal civil rights law that prevents sex and gender discrimination in education,

xkcd: Research Risks

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Archive What If? Blag Store About xkcd updates every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

Democratic congresswoman says women bear some responsibility for preventing assault

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Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) said Wednesday that women bear as much responsibility as men for preventing sexual assault and harassment. “I grew up in a time when it was ...

Appeals court temporarily blocks undocumented teen immigrant from getting abortion

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A federal appeals court has temporarily stayed a judge’s ruling to allow an undocumented teenage immigrant held in a federally-funded facility to receive an abortion. The case stems from a ...

University of Florida allows white nationalist to control which journalists cover his event

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In an ironic twist, Neo-Nazi and “free speech advocate” Richard Spencer has been given complete control over which journalists get to cover his speech at the University of Florida on ...

This Cuttlefish Dazzles

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Have you ever seen a cuttlefish walk? If you stop by the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s “Tentacles” exhibit, you might. The aquarium is one of a handful in the country to ...

How Russian operatives recruited and manipulated American civil rights activists

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Among the highlights of the recent revelations from the Russian outlet RBC’s findings on the fake social media accounts run out of Russia was the fact that approximately 100 Americans ...

Trump’s tax bill is a swamp monster

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Big business spend tens of millions of dollars every quarter in Washington trying to influence the legislative process to ensure the law passed is to their advantage. It’s usually a ...

Great Firewall of China

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By | Updated Oct 13, 2017 1:45 AM UTCSo much for the lofty goals of the internet, breaking down information barriers and fomenting the free flow of ideas across the ...

InVision takes on Adobe with the introduction of Studio

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InVision, the collaborative prototyping tool used by more 3 million people, has been around since 2011. But today, InVision is taking on the full stack with the announcement of its ...

Google, Facebook, and other big tech companies plan to lobby for 'Dreamers' to stay in the US

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Some of the biggest tech companies in tech are getting ready to lobby the US government to let "Dreamer" immigrants stay in the US. Google, Microsoft, Uber, and IBM are ...
 

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