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2 hrs ago | DigitalKoans

Data Curator at New York University

The Center for Urban Science and Progress at New York University seeks a Data Curator: an information scientist who will work with faculty, researchers, and students in applied urban science to acquire and organize data related to New York City.


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Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

4 hrs ago | Asheville Citizen-Times

The baloney sandwich used as a teaching aid

Recently I read a book called "Teacher Man," by Frank McCourt. A memoir about the author's 30-plus years teaching high school English in New York City public schools, beginning in the late 1950s.


Related Topix: Family, Kids

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Mara Wilson Posts Blog Tribute To Late Pal Williams

Former child star Mara Wilson regrets not keeping in touch with her Mrs . Doubtfire co-star Robin Williams in the years she stepped away from acting.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Mrs. Doubtfire, Celebrities, Robin Williams, Marin County, CA

The Rio Times

Series of Short Films Cast Light on Forced Labor in Brazil

Although the Brazilian government has been reducing forced labor in the country since 1995, extreme exploitation of workers still exists and has become more concentrated in urban areas, with 1,068 people freed from slave-like working conditions in the country's cities last year.



Chasing Demons, Robin Williams

Addiction can emerge in any form, such as compulsive gambling, excessive sex and shopping or shoplifting, even among rich and famous.


Related Topix: Sex Scandal

The Skanner

Multnomah County Library Chooses Mitchell S. Jackson for Everybody Reads

Multnomah County Library has chosen Mitchell S. Jackson's debut novel The Residue Years for its community reading project Everybody Reads 2015.


Related Topix: Libraries, Multnomah County, OR, Portland State University


Book: 'Aspiring Adults Adrift'

"Aspiring Adults Adrift " paints a detailed picture of a group of young people who face a difficult transition to adulthood.


Related Topix: University of Virginia

Could your name be affecting your success?

While one's name may seem more like an afterthought than a determining factor, Business Insider has compiled the findings of multiple studies which prove that this is not always true.


Related Topix: Marquette University, Shippensburg, PA


Church organ featured in concert

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 5426 Route 10, announces a worship service with special music on Saturday, Aug. 23, at 6 p.m. The church's historic 1901 Morey organ will be played by Jonathan B. Hall, with additional music provided by classical saxophonist Bill Powers.


Related Topix: Indiana University Bloomington, Montclair, NJ

The Hill

Campaign Overnight: Nixon hopes derailed by Ferguson

Though he was a long-shot for the presidential nomination in 2016, the governor was seen as a potential Democratic vice presidential contender, because of his red-state roots and ability to appeal to populist and conservative Democrats.


Related Topix: US News, Missouri Government, Missouri, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Sarah Palin

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Hill

Outside campaign spending jumps in 2014

Outside political groups are on track to eclipse their spending during the 2010 GOP wave election, but only a fraction of that money has been reported to the public.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky

Hollywood stylist Erin Walsh gives Summer tips

Erin Walsh is a well-known Hollywood stylist who has certainly paid her dues. Residing in New York City, she got her start right after securing an undergraduate degree in Theatre from New York University.



Women Founders Outpace Male Counterparts In Certain Types of Kickstarter Funding

Nerval's Lobster writes Women outpace men when it comes to raising money for technology projects through crowdfunding sites such as Kickstarter, according to a new study by researchers at New York University and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.


Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania

Floyd County Times

BSCTC professors part of $20 million grant

Dr. Tom Vierheller and Dr. Chenzhao Vierheller, biology professors at BSCTC, have been awarded a $100,000 as part of a $20 million grant to the University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research to study plants and their potential to be used as an energy source.


Related Topix: Biology, Science, University of Kentucky, Prestonsburg, KY, Alternative Energy, Energy, University of Pittsburgh

Author & Poet Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz to Give Lecture at MCCC, 9/10

An author, poet, and two-time winner of the National Poetry Slam will discuss the balance between pursuing a career in the arts and paying the bills during a lecture at Mercer County Community College at noon on Wednesday, Sept.


Related Topix: Arts, Poetry

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Free Dictionary

Alain Robbe-Grillet

He was, along with Nathalie Sarraute , Michel Butor and Claude Simon , one of the figures most associated with the Nouveau Roman trend.


Related Topix: France, World News,

Surgery to treat morbid obesity costs taxpayers a 3m

Scientists at New York University found that low doses of penicillin in young mice slowed the rate of metabolism due to a change the way in which microbes in the gut work.


Radio Times

Meet the Made in Chelsea NYC: Jules Hamilton - "cheating depends on the arrangement you have"

Made in Chelsea has moved to Manhattan for the summer - where the well-heeled twenty-somethings are joined by a batch of brand new Americans.


The World Has Changed

Deep into this summer of global turmoil, with the United States once again seeking to steer the course of events in Iraq with precision-guided missiles, my thoughts have turned to the late historian Tony Judt.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East


Retrofitting New York City's Multi-Family Housing for Resilience

Multi-family housing took the brunt of Hurricane Sandy. Compounding the many challenges to storm-proofing the city's housing supply: 90 percent of the housing in flood-prone areas was built before 1983, when flood-resistance standards were adopted.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy