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6 hrs ago | Forbes.com

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.

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10 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Irvine, CA

14 hrs ago | 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.

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19 hrs ago | 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Princeton University, Irvine, CA

EurekAlert!

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.

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Related Topix: University of Connecticut

RedOrbit

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.

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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.

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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 .

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

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Bloomberg

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.

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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.

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

American Library Association

It's Good to Give Back...To the Kick Start the Future Campaign

One of the things that make me most proud to be a member of ACRL is that we care about our own and we try to help them succeed professionally.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Irvine, CA

The Hill

FCC gets new tech chief

University of California, Irvine, Professor Scott Jordan is replacing Henning Schulzrinne as the top tech advisor at the FCC, Chairman Tom Wheeler announced on Tuesday.

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Business Journal

A cleaner cloud: Microsoft research could change how we power the cloud

Microsoft is researching ways to put fuel cells into server racks with the University of California Irvine.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Wave

Competing interests await UCI's top dog

UC System President Janet Napolitano plans to nominate a new UC Irvine chancellor at the Board of Regents' mid-September meeting.

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The Times of India

Modern airships brace for space odyssey

Airships are dusty relics of aviation history. Lighter-than-air vehicles conjure images of the Hindenburg, in its glory and destruction, and the Goodyear Blimp, a floating billboard that barely resembles its powerful predecessors.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA

Science Daily

Existing power plants will spew 300 billion more tons of carbon dioxide during use

Existing power plants around the world will pump out more than 300 billion tons of carbon dioxide over their expected lifetimes, significantly adding to atmospheric levels of the climate-warming gas, according to scientists.

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Related Topix: Irvine, CA

National Geographic

Tons of Emissions from Power Plants Are Already Locked In, Study Says

Power plants like this coal-fired facility in England are already committing the globe to future carbon emissions that haven't previously been accounted for in climate models, say the authors of a new study.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Irvine, CA, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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