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3 hrs ago | Design News

Solar-Powered Smart Bench Charges Phones, Connects to WiFi

People have come to depend more and more on their smartphones, using them heavily throughout the day to stay in touch and browse the Web.


Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology

8 hrs ago | Medical Daily

Cause Of Rare Childhood Cancer, Rhabdomyosarcoma, Discovered; May Lead To Treatment In Near Future

The cancer-causing trigger has been found after three years of searching for a better understanding of the rare childhood muscle cancer rhabdomyosarcoma .


Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Catholic Sun Phoenix

Hundreds turn out to oppose - black mass,' pray for cancelation

"We put our confidence in Jesus, Fr. John Lankeit told the faithful who packed Ss.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Foreign Policy

The United States Has Outspent the Marshall Plan To Rebuild Afghanistan

In June of 1947, Secretary of State George Marshall delivered a wholly unexpected commencement speech to the newly minted graduates of Harvard University.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Agriculture, Science


Harvard Is Only The 7th Best College In The Country, According To Forbes

Williams College is the best college in America, according to Forbes' annual Top Colleges ranking , which this year placed Harvard University at number seven.


Related Topix: Williams College, Stanford University

Get Reading

Reading FC Thai woman owner in consortium - in pictures

Nicola Daly, of Usk Road, was also told to pay back the A 107,154 she owed in council tax, housing benefit and income support at A 50 a month When getreading reader Dave Cole took a walk through Dinton Pastures in this Thursday's heat, it was the opportunity to record the park's tranquility in a great gallery of photos.


The Washington Post

The debate around the research that's led to another lawsuit to end teacher tenure

A new lawsuit challenging protections for public school teachers was filed Monday, this time in New York.


Related Topix: Columbia University, US Politics

Women's eNews

My Acquaintance Rapist Finally Figured It Out

Very recently I received an email from a now accomplished and responsible father of a young woman who was my acquaintance rapist my freshman year at Harvard.


Related Topix: Dartmouth College, University of Connecticut, Occidental College

Cincinnati Art Museum's new director coming from MemphisCincinnati...

The Cincinnati Art Museum has selected Cameron Kitchin, currently director at the Brooks Museum of Art in Memphis, as its new director after a nearly seven-month search.


Related Topix: Norfolk, VA, Entertainment

Tue Jul 29, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Photos: Houston Miss Chinatown Pageant 2014

For over forty years, the Chinese American Citizens Alliance Houston Lodge has made the Houston Miss Chinatown Pageant an integral event in the Houston community.


Related Topix: Houston, MS, Rice University, New York University, Duke University, Entertainment

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

No Justice at Harvard: Accused Students Don't Get Attorneys, Cross-Examination

Harvard University has followed other Ivy League colleges in releasing-at the behest of the federal government-updated guidelines for how administrators should adjudicate campus sexual assault accusations.



Depressed get 'quick relief' device: Study

Researchers at Harvard University say after treating people with major depressive disorder or bipolar disorder with low-field magnetic stimulation , the patients saw immediate and substantial mood improvement.


The Wichita Eagle

Music aside, Queen of Soul is pumped for fair food

In a Thursday, May 29, 2014 file photo, singer Aretha Franklin looks up while seated on stage during Harvard University commencement ceremonies, in Cambridge, Mass.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Aretha Franklin, Soul, Wisconsin, Entertainment


Music aside, Queen of Soul is pumped for fair food

COLUMBUS, Ohio - There's something beyond delivering a set packed with her hits that's got Aretha Franklin jazzed about fair season: the food.


Related Topix: Aretha Franklin, Black Entertainment, Soul

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Music aside, Queen of Soul is pumped for fair food

More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.


Related Topix: Aretha Franklin, Black Entertainment, Soul, Cambridge, MA, Wildfire, Fire, Natural Disasters

The Straits Times

5 facts you need to know about Kaplan-Murdoch programmes

Choosing the right educational institution to jumpstart your professional career can be a daunting task.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Inventions, Science / Technology

Mid-Day Mumbai

Mumbai architect's French connection

After designing the Christian Louboutin store in Horniman Circle, Mumbai-based architect Rooshad Shroff was invited to work on the French footwear designer's Bangkok store, too.


Related Topix: Cornell University

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Gold bugs meet Bitcoin believers in bid to supplant US dollar

Harvard University-educated twins, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, plan to introduce an exchange-traded fund the Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust.


Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Metal, Anthem

The Toronto Star

Toronto-born law professor shot in head: 911 call reveals

A Toronto-born law professor working in Florida was shot in the head in the driver's seat of his car which was parked in his garage, according to a 911 phone call record released Monday.


Related Topix: Tallahassee, FL, Florida State University


Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists Announce 2014 National Laureates

NEW YORK, July 28, 2014 -- The Blavatnik Family Foundation and the New York Academy of Sciences today announced the three winners of the 2014 Blavatnik National Awards.


Related Topix: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Chemistry, Science, Biology