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16 min ago | Medical Daily

Could Spotify's 'Serendipity,' An Online Map That...

Millennials responsible for coining the term FOMO - fear of missing out - are probably familiar with social isolation.

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Related Topix: Berkeley, CA

4 hrs ago | Townhall

Liberals Declare War on Working Poor

The misguided attempt to increase the minimum wage can almost be passed off as institutionalized economic illiteracy.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Fri Aug 22, 2014

KTVU Oakland

Berkeley police searching for suspect who brandished gun during parking dispute

Berkeley police are looking for a suspect who brandished a gun at an apartment complex property manager on Thursday night.

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Nanodot

Recent cases of 'accessible' high-tech: Open source chips & Origami robots

Nanotech promises more commonplace access to advanced technology as material and fabrication costs fall and traditional barriers to innovation are removed.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Life, Hobbies, Origami, Laptops/Notebooks, Printers

Wall Street Journal

Hurricanes Also Wash Away Income Growth

Tropical storms may pass over an area in less than a day but the economic impact on the ravaged areas can last for two decades.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Tornado, Berkeley, CA, Opinion

New Scientist

Shortcuts to an infant-like view on the world

Catch a baby's gaze. Can you imagine what it sees? We were all babies once, but none of us recall how the world appeared in those first few years of life.

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Related Topix: Berkeley, CA, Drugs

National Public Radio

When It Comes To Economic Recovery, Location Is A Factor

Census Bureau data show a wider gap between rich and poor. Kelly McEvers explores this with economist Enrico Moretti of the University of California-Berkeley, author of The New Geography of Jobs .

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Deseret News

You know you're a happy parent ifa

A research paper from the Psychological Bulletin found that parents tend to be more stressed out and unhappy in modern America because of financial woes, lack of sleep and even general marriage troubles.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Berkeley, CA, Parenting

NBC Los Angeles

UC Berkeley Student Diagnosed with West Nile Virus

A woman who contracted the West Nile Virus and fell ill while on BART has been identified as a UC Berkeley student, according to reports.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Berkeley, CA

Stereophile

Living Sound Meets Living Art

I've always considered the high end to be industrial art. People who favor a certain brand are saying, in a way, "I like that designer's interpretation.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Electronic, Cal State Sonoma, Stockbridge, MA

Nanotechweb.org

Nanoindentation technique measures 2D elastic modulus

Researchers in California have measured the elastic properties of atomically thin heterostructures made from molybdenite and tungstenite for the first time.

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Stereophile

Living Sound Meets Living Art

I've always considered the high end to be industrial art. People who favor a certain brand are saying, in a way, "I like that designer's interpretation.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Electronic, Cal State Sonoma, Stockbridge, MA

Deseret News

You know you're a happy parent ifa

A research paper from the Psychological Bulletin found that parents tend to be more stressed out and unhappy in modern America because of financial woes, lack of sleep and even general marriage troubles.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Berkeley, CA, Parenting

Truthdig

The Ghost of Dred Scott Haunts the Streets of Ferguson

Thousands have been protesting the police killing of Michael Brown, an unarmed African-American teenager in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.

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Related Topix: St. Louis, MO, US News, US Supreme Court, US Military, US Army

ThinkProgress

California Has Given Out Rights To Five Times More Water Than It Actually Has

According to a new study , the water rights given out by California amount to five times the amount of surface water the state's ecosystem can actually provide.

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Related Topix: California, Weather, UC Merced, Natural Disasters, Drought, US News, Liberal Political News

GantDaily.com

American Idol's William Hung, who sang Ricky Martin's 'She Bangs', Gets Married

Hollywood, CA, United States - And William Hung is officially off the market ladies! He just got married and the big smile on his face says it all as well as the big ring which his wife is wearing as they posed for the camera.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Ricky Martin, Latin, Wedding, Alhambra, CA, Los Angeles County, CA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Boston.com

Anatomy of the Market Basket meltdown

Local CEOs, the former US secretary of labor, a MIT Sloan professor, and more offer their reflections on the company's disastrous summer.

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Related Topix: Boston, MA, Harvard Square (Boston, MA), North End (Boston, MA)

Switched

What The Size Of Your Wedding Might Say About Your Marriage

Sure, inviting everyone and their cousin to your Big Day might cost you a pretty penny, but it could pay off in the long run.

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Related Topix: Wedding, University of Denver, Psychology, Science

Business Journal

UC campuses recruit record number of nonresidents

A record number of out-of-state students will enroll -- and, critically -- pay full tuition at the University of California system this fall.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, UC San Diego

California Golden Blogs

Malia Obama favoring UC Berkeley over Stanford

Could the Bears have a First Daughter in our midst? USA Today reports the recruiting story of the summer : Malia Obama is looking toward the West Coast to spend her college years.

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Related Topix: Berkeley, CA, San Diego State University, Sports, University of California NCAA, NCAA Sports

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