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Insta-Cake Comes in a Spray Can

When you need your cake; you need it now. To that end, Harvard University students John McCallum and Brooke Nowakowski came up with Spray Cake, a innovative way to make cake.


Related Topix: Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food, Recipes

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Daily Kos

Justice of the Day - Edward Terry Sanford

Today's Justice of the Day is: EDWARD TERRY SANFORD. Justice Sanford was born on this day, July 23, in 1865.


Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, University of Tennessee


Opinion: Russia shoot-down has happened before

Many think a Russian SA-11 missile launcher system similar to this was used to shoot down flight MH17 over Ukraine.


Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Train Disaster, Opinion

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Obama's Old Law Professor 'Wouldn't Bet the Family Farm' on Obamacare Subsidies Surviving at SCOTUS

Harvard University law professor Laurence Tribe is a veteran liberal scholar who counts both President Barack Obama and Chief Justice John Roberts among his former students.


Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, US Politics, Barack Obama, John G. Roberts

The Cary News

Wake Schools talk big picture for strategic plan

Tony Wagner, an education expert from Harvard University, led the brainstorming among the school board and senior staff that focused on making sure: The school system plans to release a strategic plan by the end of 2014 that sets out goals and priorities for the next five years.


Related Topix: Wake County, NC

Red Bank Green

Red Bank: Bulkhead Rebuild on Agenda

Its scientists and policy experts may be thought leaders on issues of global warming and ways to head it off.


Related Topix: Navesink, NJ

DNA India

India likely to grow at 6% in 2014-15: Gita Gopinath

The Indian economy is likely to grow at six% in 2014-15 and if the new government delivers on its promise of good governance, reversion to a growth rate of around 7-8% can occur in coming years, Harvard University professor Gita Gopinath said.


Erie Times News

Study says Erie is unhappy, but happily cheap

A new study names Erie one of the unhappiest regions in the United States, happier only than Scranton and St. Joseph, Mo.


Related Topix: Erie, PA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Foreign Affairs

The Dutch Disaster

MITCHELL A. ORENSTEIN is Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science at Northeastern University.


Related Topix: Northeastern University, Vladimir Putin


Study finds Colorado is mostly happy

That's the conclusion of an " Unhappy Cities " study done by researchers from Harvard University and the University of British Columbia.


Related Topix: Colorado

Business Journal

SMU rated among the best universities at producing CEOs

You can count Southern Methodist University among the best schools in the nation for producing CEOs, according to a list from Times Higher Education.


Related Topix: Southern Methodist University, Stanford University

Media Matters for America

New Study Contradicts Conservative Media's Attacks On Healthy School Lunches

A new study on school lunches casts doubt on conservative media's politicized rhetoric regarding first lady Michelle Obama's school-lunch initiative.


Related Topix: Michelle Obama, Education Etc.

CBC News

Can Aspirin treat breast cancer? Why aren't we trying to find out?

A monitor shows the image of a breast cancer at a medical facility in Mexico. U.S. researchers are now saying that garden-variety Aspirin may be keeping breast cancer at bay in certain women with the disease.


Related Topix: Medicine, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Breast Cancer

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Don't Pop That Bubble Wrap! Scientists Turn Trash Into Test Tubes

Clear and clean, bubble wrap is well-suited to serve as an array of tiny test tubes.


Related Topix: Chemistry, Science

National Public Radio

Don't Pop That Bubble Wrap! Scientists Turn Trash Into Test Tubes

Here a dye solution is injected into the bubbles to measure the hemoglobin concentration in blood.


Related Topix: Chemistry, Science

The Most Powerful F Word In Leadership

No one can deny that we are living in challenging times. The events this past week alone has been heartrending and particularly trying for even the strongest or most fair-minded.


Palo Alto Weekly

Stanford law professor nominated to state Supreme Court

Stanford Law School professor Mariano-Florentino Cuellar has been nominated to the California Supreme Court.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Jerry Brown, US Governors

News Journal

Washington wellness plan beats the odds

SEATTLE a?? When King County, Washington, launched its employee wellness program seven years ago, its motive was clear.


Related Topix: King County, WA

Al Bawaba

AUC undergraduates pioneer innovative research

The Undergraduate Research Program also offers travel grants for students who have been accepted at a conference or competition abroad.


Related Topix: Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

National Review Online

Case: The Man With a Kink in His Brain

The Charles S. Peirce International Centennial Congress held its conference at University of Massachusetts, Lowell from Wednesday through Friday to explore the philosophy of Charles Sanders Peirce, who died April 19, 1914.


Related Topix: Lowell, MA, UMass Lowell, Cambridge, MA, Johns Hopkins University