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1 hr ago | Foreign Affairs

Pandora's Sandbox

ANDREW ERICKSON is an Associate Professor at the Naval War College and an Associate in Research at Harvard University's Fairbank Center.

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2 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

Presents The Alphabet Of Racism: the Letter 'a'

Collage : YouTube screenshot/Machinima, Creative Commons/Mike LoCascio, Flickr/Creative Commons/TheCulinaryGeek, Getty Images/Justin Sullivan, YouTube screenshot/Rustam Shukurov, Getty Images If you've been thinking lately that pretty much everything has been deemed racist these days, you are absolutely right.

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Related Topix: Sandra Taylor, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Huelskamp, Conservative Political News

4 hrs ago | CNN

Gergen: How to end immigrant crisis

Jewish refugees aboard the St Louis arrive at Antwerp, Belgium, in 1939 after the ship was turned away from the U.S. Editor's note: David Gergen is a senior political analyst for CNN and has been an adviser to four presidents.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, World News, Belgium, Brandeis University, Opinion

11 hrs ago | Bendigo Advertiser

Principal heads to Harvard

A BENDIGO principal is one of a select few to be chosen to attend an education seminar at Harvard University in Boston at the end of the July.

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15 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Prepared for a Homebuying Binge? Millennials Are Ready to Flee the Nest

There is encouraging news for the parents of "boomerang" millennials: Hang on; your children may soon be in a position to move out.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Times Leader

America can learn some lessons from those who have done it well

The Internet contains some amazing videos that showcase the innovations Germany has made in manufacturing.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Inventions, Pennsylvania

Art Daily

Etel Adnan now represented by Galerie Lelong

Galerie Lelong announced the representation of Etel Adnan in Paris and New York.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Lebanon, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, Sausalito, CA

TwinCities

Gary Cunningham takes reins of group that helped him get started

In one corner is his master's degree from Harvard University; on another wall, a black-and-white photo of the Bryant-Central Co-op.

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Related Topix: Hamline University

Mind Hacks

Motherhood, apple pie and replication

Who could possibly be against replication of research results? Jason Mitchell of Harvard University is, under some conditions, for reasons described in his essay On the emptiness of failed replications .

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Cape Cod Times

NIH creates network to tackle mysterious diseases

The government is expanding its "mystery disease" program, funding a network at six universities around the country to help diagnose patients with diseases so rare they've been told they're undiagnosable.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, UC Los Angeles, Stanford University, Brodhead, KY

Forward

Iran Nuclear Talks Deadline Looms With Little Angst About Extension

When nuclear negotiations with Iran began, policy wonks and pro-Israel advocates marked July 20 on their calendars.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News

Fri Jul 11, 2014

English Dong-A

Ask yourself this every day: Why am I doing this?

Ask yourself this every day: Why am I doing this? . JULY 12, 2014 03:03. . This book is not an easy read.

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Discovery Institute

Science & Human Origins Conference

Did human beings evolve from earlier animals? Was the process that produced human beings guided or unguided? And does it matter? Ever since Darwin, people have wrestled with what modern biology tells us about human origins and human uniqueness.

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Examiner.com

Geographic Information Systems and Geospatial Analysis

A geographic information system is fundamentally a functional assortment of software that interfaces with a computer for the purpose of addressing spatial issues.

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Related Topix: Computers

National Public Radio

After Decades In Storage, Damaged Rothko Murals Get High-Tech Restoration

Paintings by postwar abstract artist Mark Rothko are highly coveted - in May one of his works sold at auction in London for $50 million.

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ThinkProgress

No, Obama's Mentor Does Not Think The Courts Should Gut Obamacare

Earlier this week, the Fiscal Times published several quotes from Harvard University Professor Laurence Tribe which suggested that a last ditch lawsuit seeking to blow up the Affordable Care Act could succeed.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Al Gore, Liberal Political News

The Charlotte Observer

'Porgy and Bess' made over for a new audience

Despite its controversial portrayal of African-American life in the 1920s, "Porgy and Bess" has kept its footing as one of America's enduring theatrical productions.

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Related Topix: Theater, Porgy and Bess, African-American, Arts, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Big-Band

Scientific American

Charles J. Limb: Inner Sparks

Charles J. Limb could have been a professional jazz saxophonist. He grew up in a musical family and showed early signs of talent.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, John Coltrane, Jazz, Audiology

NBC Chicago

Opinion: Rauner's Latest Memory Loss Par for the Course

It always kind of surprises me whenever wildly successful businessmen who pride themselves on knowing every detail of their business forget key information when they run for political office.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Dartmouth College, Ed Rendell, US Governors, Opinion

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Independent.ie

Having vasectomy 'can raise the risk of prostate cancer'

HAVING 'the snip' raises the chances of developing prostate cancer and contracting the most aggressive form of the disease, a major study has found.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health

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