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4 hrs ago | Russia Taday

Earth is headed for its sixth mass extinction - study

The rapid depletion of Earth's biodiversity indicates that the planet is in the early stages of its sixth mass extinction of life since becoming habitable 3.5 billion years ago, according to a new study published in Science.

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8 hrs ago | Express India

New vision-correcting display to replace glasses

Summary According to Brian A Barsky, from the University of California, Berkeley, it's like undoing what the optics in your eyes are about to do.

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12 hrs ago | East Bay Express

Re: Bishop Michael Barber Speaks Out on Changes at Berkeley's Newman Hall

Last week, I wrote about a brewing controversy at Newman Hall Holy Spirit Parish in Berkeley regarding the dismissal of two beloved priests - one who has spoken openly about being gay.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

China Daily

Oh, boy, do the Chinese love Harvard

It is no secret that the Chinese have a crush on Harvard. Naturally, high intelligence is drawn to elite universities like physical strength to top sports.

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Canada.com

Going with the flow: Today's kayak fits every lifestyle

The Vancouver Sun launches Wine Critic for your smartphone, tablet and desktop computer, featuring wine picks, tips, videos, advice on food pairings and more from our expert Anthony Gismondi.

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GPB.org

Lessons In Manhood: A Boys' School Turns Work Into Wonders

This summer, All Things Considered has been taking a look at the changing lives of men in America .

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National Public Radio

Lessons In Manhood: A Boys' School Turns Work Into Wonders

This summer, All Things Considered has been taking a look at the changing lives of men in America .

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Scientific Blogging

Science 2.0: Google Web Mining Can Help Neuroscientists Analyze Big Data

Facebook, Google and just about everyone except Science 2.0 use global distributed computers to mine your web history and learn everything about you to make generate revenue.

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KRON 4

I-80 Re-Opens in Berkeley While Search Continues for Man Seen Running Across the Freeway

Interstate 80 through Berkeley is now back open while police continue to search for a man seen running across the freeway.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Viewpoints: Universities need to take sexual assaults more seriously

If you go to any corner store and pick up a copy of Cosmo or Glamour, chances are that several pages will be full of tips for having the best sex ever.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

PennLive.com

Sandy Barbour is Penn State's new athletic director: Her...

New Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour talks with reporters in State College, Pa.

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Examiner.com

The emoji boom: better communication?

My grandkids always send me cute text messages with happy faces, hearts, and other cutesy pictures.

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Berkeley Daily Planet

It's time for Berkeley to Speak Out About Gaza, and Barbara Lee Should Speak With and for Us

This week we have been deluged with anguished letters about the seemingly endless tragedies which are being enacted around the world.

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WTOP-FM Washington

Penn State hires former Cal AD to lead program

Penn State has hired Sandy Barbour as athletic director, a month after she stepped down as AD at the University of California-Berkeley.

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Berkeley Daily Planet

Offensive Euphemism

"Clean up"? Sara Gaiser's article repeatedly uses the same offensive euphemism for the policy of constantly relocating homeless poor people - "clean up."

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Mashable

Vision-Correcting Display Could Free Users From Their Glasses

Those of us who need glasses to see a TV or laptop screen clearly could ditch the eyewear thanks to a display technology that corrects vision problems.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Peace Corps death leaves trail of mistakes

Nick Castle had just graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, when he loaded up his backpack with Mandarin-language books and set off for rural China to teach in the Peace Corps.

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Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Steven Greenhut Says Minimum-Wage Hikers Are Cheap

I used to downplay that argument as hyperbolic, but after reading recent research used to tout the new San Diego measure , I see the logic of these minimum-wage critics.

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

Are Opponents Of The Death Penalty Contributing To Its Problems?

A fence surrounds the state prison in Florence, Ariz., where Joseph Rudolph Wood was put to death on Wednesday.

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Berkeley Daily Planet

Berkeley Needs More Exports

The City of Berkeley is in big financial trouble, as we all know. There is an urgent need to boost city revenues.

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