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2 hrs ago | Almanac

Avenidas names new president and CEO

A nonprofit manager with experience in services to seniors and caregivers will become the new president and CEO of Avenidas, the senior services organization based in downtown Palo Alto.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Sunnyvale, CA

INCROYABLE - Relais France 4x400m Femme - Championnats d'Europe 2014 - INCREDIBLE F...

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

This Cover of 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' is Hauntingly Beautiful

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

2 hrs ago | New Scientist

Young blood to be used in ultimate rejuvenation trial

In California, people with Alzheimer's will be given transfusions of young blood to see if improves their cognition there's good reason to hope it might IT SOUNDS like the dark plot of a vampire movie.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Ithaca, NY, Cornell University, Science / Technology

4 hrs ago | National Geographic

If You Think the Water Crisis Can't Get Worse, Wait Until the Aquifers Are Drained

Aquifers provide us freshwater that makes up for surface water lost from drought-depleted lakes, rivers, and reservoirs.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

8 hrs ago | Forbes.com

The Buy Nothing Year: How Two Roommates Saved More Than $55,000

I'm a freelance writer who has published in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times and others, and the author of the Forbes ebook "The Millennial Game Plan: Career And Money Secrets To Succeed In Today's World."

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Related Topix: Journalism, Columbia University

10 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Health Care: Sound Of Innovation

I'm the publisher of Forbes magazine, where I write a biweekly column called Innovation Rules.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Amy Klobuchar

12 hrs ago | AOL City Guide

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Vincent Cao: Too many believe that you can't be Asian and a Kentuckian

About the author : Vincent Cao, of Lexington, is a freshman at Stanford University and a writer for website The Undergraduate Times.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Lexington, KY, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Fancy Farm, KY

Silicon Alley Insider

People Who Work In Tech Say These Are The 10 Best Business Schools In The World

We recently polled 10,000 readers on the World's Best Business Schools , and for the second year in a row, they came back with a clear favorite: Harvard University.

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Related Topix: Harvard University

Journal and Courier

Kids' brains reorganize when learning mathKids' brains reorganize...

Kids' brains reorganize when learning math skills Take-home advice: Drilling your kids on simple addition and multiplication may pay off.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Middletown, DE

Clover Herald

Clover teacher: Remove barriers to learning math

Smith was honored for her efforts last week when she was named Clover's 2014-15 Teacher of the Year during the district's opening ceremonies.

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Related Topix: Clover, SC, Iowa State University

RedOrbit

New Research Sheds Light On How Children's...

As children learn basic arithmetic, they gradually switch from solving problems by counting on their fingers to pulling facts from memory .

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

The Star Online

Trouble sleeping: a warning sign of suicide in older adults

In a new study, people age 65 and older who reported trouble sleeping were more likely to commit suicide than those who slept well.

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Related Topix: Depression, Health, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, Medicine, Psychiatry

NJ.com

Keep the dog home when the car gets hot: Letter

It's been a fairly cool summer in our area, with only a few days that had temperatures over 90 degrees.

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Related Topix: Startups, Stanford University, Opinion

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Switched

Support For The Common Core Plummets, Especially Among Teachers

Teachers are losing faith in the Common Core State Standards, the national education guidelines adopted by a majority of states.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Bill Gates

Psychology Today

Shy Leaders' Success Guide

History has examples of powerful, socially shy leaders. U.S. Presidents James Madison, Jimmy Carter, Richard Nixon come to mind.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Tulsa, OK

Wired

The Engineer of the Original Apple Mouse Talks About His Remarkable Career

The original patent for the mouse, held by Yurchenco, Dean Hovey, James Sachs, and William Lapson.

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Related Topix: Mice, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA

Medical Daily

Math Skills In Childhood Can Permanently Affect Brain Formation Later In Life

Not good at math? Don't worry. According to a recent study , it's more of a reflection of your childhood memory skills than of your overall intelligence.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids

Gizmag

Huge world-first man-made tidal lagoon could power over 155,000 homes

Energy trade association RenewableUK calls the UK "the undisputed global leader in marine energy."

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Davis, CA, UC Davis, Tidal Power

PsychCentral

Imaging Study Shows How Children Memorize Facts

"As children learn basic arithmetic, they go from solving problems by counting on their fingers to pulling facts from memory," researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine said.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

PsychCentral

Low Levels of Oxytocin Linked to Poor Social Skills

A new study has found that higher levels of the "cuddle" hormone oxytocin are linked to stronger social skills in both healthy children and in children with autism .

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