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Yesterday | The Columbus Dispatch

Legislators act against scams targeting seniors

Virginia resident Art Hurme shows his wife, Sally, a lawyer and AARP adviser, the reloadable debit cards that he purchased to pay scammers who conned him out of $3,000 this year.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Irvine, CA, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Yesterday | Commentary Magazine

Shocker: Dictators Mean What They Say

More than a decade ago, during the early years of the Bush administration and against the backdrop of Bill Clinton's sincere desire to win comprehensive Arab Israel peace, I was at a conference in which the moderator asked Dennis Ross, Clinton's long-time peace process head, what the Clinton team and perhaps his own greatest mistake was.


Related Topix: Terrorism, University of Connecticut, Irvine, CA

Yesterday | Pasadena Star-News

Economic cost of fighting global warming is low

It's not too often on my beat I get to hear someone say a problem won't be that hard to fix.


Related Topix: Global Warming, Cornell University, Weather

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Star Tribune

After-hours work e-mail devotion need not be

You might envy the serene workers at Daimler, the German automaker. On vacations, employees can set their corporate e-mail to "holiday mode."


Related Topix: Irvine, CA, Opinion

Los Angeles Times

Partnership clears path to law school for community college students

Apolo Ayala, 18, left, and Tiffany Guerra, 32, take notes during a class at Rio Hondo College in Whittier, as part of the new Pathways to Law School initiative that aims to connect more California community college students to law schools in the state.


Related Topix: Whittier, CA, California, Dance, Chaka Khan, R-N-B, Irvine, CA, Santa Clara University


Committed Carbon Emissions Are Rising Fast

Challenging news for those climate campaigners who believe that renewable sources of energy are on the increase: they may be, but so are carbon dioxide emissions.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Irvine, CA, US News, Liberal Political News

AME Info

Existing power plants on path to pour 300 billion tons of carbon dioxide into atmosphere

Environmental Research Letters revealed that the desire to meet the world's ever-growing energy demand means that global power sector commitments - the projected lifetime carbon emissions of currently working power plants - have not declined in a single year since 1950.


Related Topix: Princeton University, Irvine, CA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

My Emojli Username Is 'TigerHeartTiger' - What's Yours?

I co-founded Los Angeles Makerspace and Represent LA . I am the Tech Director for the Connected Learning Alliance and Digital Media Learning Research Hub at UC Irvine.


Related Topix: iPhone

TV Technology

Scott Jordan Appointed FCC Chief Technology Officer

Chairman Wheeler said, "Scott's engineering and technical expertise, particularly with respect to the Internet, will provide great assistance to the Commission as we consider decisions that will affect America's communications platforms.


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Irvine, CA

Fox News

Man with 100-pound scrotum in California for crowd-funded surgery

Dan Maurer, 39, of Burlington had been struggling with scrotal lymphedema for five years.


Related Topix: Irvine, CA

Green Car Congress

Study finds external effects negate Hong Kong local efforts to reduce ...

Researchers from Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong's Environmental Protection Department and UC Irvine present in a paper in the ACS journal Environmental Science & Technology direct evidence that increasing regional effects have negated local control efforts for O3 pollution in Hong Kong over the past decade.


Thu Aug 28, 2014

Business Law Prof Blog

Legal Studies Positions in Business Schools

At PrawfsBlawg, Sarah Lawsky posted the annual law school hiring thread . When I was on the market I found that year's post, and the annual clearinghouse for questions , extremely helpful.


Wilson's Almanac

SCOTUS has your back by @BloggersRUs

SCOTUS has your back by Tom Sullivan No, not your back , innocent victim of law enforcement gone wrong.


Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Life, Self Defense, Prison

The Raw Story

Coal plants lock in 300 billion tons of CO2 emissions

It seems straightforward to say that when you buy a new car by taking out a loan, you're committing to spending a certain amount of your income per month on that car for a specific period of time.


Related Topix: Princeton University, Irvine, CA


Saddam Hussein -- a sincere dictator?

Are political speeches manipulative and strategic? They could be - when politicians say one thing in public, and privately believe something else, political scientists say.


Related Topix: University of Connecticut


Existing Power Plants Will Produce 300 Billion...

Existing power plants worldwide will be responsible for 300 billion tons of future carbon dioxide emissions, with fossils fuels )particularly coal) still proving dominant in energy production.


Medical Daily

Wesley Warren Jr. Helps Man With 100-Pound Scrotal Lymphedema, Dan Maurer, To Undergo Removal Surgery

Wesley Warren Jr. helps Dan Maurer, man with 100-pound scrotum, to get high-risk surgery for groin mass removal.


Related Topix: Battle Creek, MI

PhysOrg Weblog

Photodynamic therapy vs. cryotherapy for actinic keratoses

Photodynamic therapy appears to better clear actinic keratoses at three months after treatment than cryotherapy .


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Sacramento, CA, Irvine, CA

Wed Aug 27, 2014


Jammed Beijing Clamping Down Fails to Stem Migration

Pedestrians walk through the Wangfujing shopping district of Beijing. The capital broke through its own 2020 population target of 18 million in 2010, just six years after setting it.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Irvine, CA,

The Miami Herald

Senior scams more prevalent as population ages

Sally Hurme figured that if anyone knew about financial scams targeted at older Americans, it would be her family and friends.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Irvine, CA, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)