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  1. Eric Garner Protests Turn Violent In CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Two officers were injured as a California protest over police killings turned violent with protesters smashing windows and throwing rocks and bricks at police, who responded by firing tear gas, authorities said. Several officers were struck, but there were just two reports of injury, Berkeley police spokeswoman Jenn Coats said.

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  2. Scientists Have Found A Surprising Key To Happy RelationshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Sharing good news with someone else is a process psychologists call "capitalization," and it turns out that studying exactly what capitalization looks like in a relationship offers a frighteningly accurate picture of whether or not things are going well. When people in a relationship regularly respond to each other's good news enthusiastically, they are more likely to be happy and satisfied, researchers reported in a 2004 study .

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  3. How One Bay-Area Woman Turned A Beloved Hobby Into Her Primary IncomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | Silicon Alley Insider

    "When I was young, I used to have six dogs," Ascarrunz recounts, "and at different times in my life I've worked in kennels, and was actually a live-in kennel worker. I just love dogs, and I've been into rescuing and fostering as long as I can remember."

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  4. A Mobile Payments Startup Is Giving Away Free Cash In Vending MachinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Clinkle, a mobile payment startup that was showered with $30 million in funding last year, is now distributing some of that cash in the form of a vending machine, University of California, Berkeley students have been tweeting selfies from the company's "Treat Bot" stationed outside a campus dining hall as they collect free $20 bills for signing up for the service. "Use the card, and you get treats.

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  5. UC Berkeley Students Are Going To Extreme Lengths To Fight A Ridiculous Tuition HikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Hundreds of student protesters at the University of California, Berkeley have occupied a main academic building on campus in response to steep tuition hikes expected to be passed by the board of trustees on Thursday. If passed, the plan will increase tuition for the UC system up to 5% for each of the next five years.

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  6. 3 Researchers Just Won $3 Million For Their Game-Changing Physics FindingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    It pays to be smart, and that's very true in the case of the 2015 Breakthrough Prize awards winners. These three winners will share $3 million in prize money for their groundbreaking work probing the physics of our universe.

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  7. 3 Researchers Just Won $3 Million For A Ground-Breaking Physics FindingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    It pays to be smart, and that's very true in the case of the 2015 Breakthrough Prize awards winners. These three winners will share $3 million in prize money for their groundbreaking work probing the physics of our universe.

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  8. Forget the 1%: The 0.01% Are The Ones Truly Getting Ahead In AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    AMONG the most controversial of Thomas Piketty's arguments in his bestselling analysis of inequality, "Capital in the Twenty-First Century", is that wealth is increasingly concentra Rising wealth inequality could presage the return of an 18th century inheritance society, in which marrying an heir is a surer route to riches than starting a company. Critics question the premise: Chris Giles, the economics editor of the Financial Times, argued earlier this year that Mr Piketty's data were both thin and faulty.

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  9. Those Who Hate The Government, Taxes, And The Media Will Be Appalled By What I Just Saw...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Watersblogged

    As part of the launch, I have the privilege and pleasure of visiting our team in London and talking with many members of the British media. I'm also getting a firsthand look at a part of East London known as the "Silicon Roundabout," where many of the city's tech startups are located.

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  10. Those Who Hate The Government, Taxes, And The Media Will Be Appalled By What I Just Saw...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    As part of the launch, I have the privilege and pleasure of visiting our team in London and talking with many members of the British media. I'm also getting a firsthand look at a part of East London known as the "Silicon Roundabout," where many of the city's tech startups are located.

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  11. 11 Skills You Need To Master To Land A $100,000 Engineering Job At GoogleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Interns start at $70,000 to $90,000 salaries, while software engineers pull in $118,000 and senior software engineers make an average of $152,985. "Having a solid foundation in Computer Science is important in being a successful Software Engineer," the company says .

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  12. Rand Paul Explains Why The GOP Brand 'Sucks' Like Domino's PizzaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Sen. Rand Paul , a likely 2016 presidential contender, thinks the Republican brand "sucks" when it comes to wooing African-American voters. In order to make his point, Paul cited Domino's Pizza's past criticism of its own product prior to a major overhaul of its menu.

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  13. Reality Check: Euro Zone Debt Looks UnsustainableRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    EARLIER this year it all looked so rosy. In April, just two years after Greece imposed the biggest sovereign-debt restructuring in history on its private creditors, it raised EUR3 billion in five-year bonds at a yield of less than 5%.

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  14. The 20 Schools With The Most Grads At Facebook - And Over Half Are PublicRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    If you want your career to affect lots of people, you might want to look at Facebook and its 829 million active users . Since networks lead to jobs , it's probably a good idea to attend a feeder school like Stanford University, the University of Texas, or the University of California, Berkeley.

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  15. Meet The World's Most Promising Candidates For The Nobel Prize For MedicineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    This year's Nobel Prize for Medicine won't be announced until Monday, October 6 , but if you wanted to place a bet on who might win, Thomson Reuters has rounded up some of 2014's most promising candidates. Since 2002, Thomson Reuters has correctly predicted 35 Nobel Prize winners using algorithms that mine the scientific literature for highly-cited authors.

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  16. Meet The Scientists Who Could Win This Year's Physics Nobel PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    On October 7 , a lucky few will join the ranks of Albert Einstein, Marie Curie, and Enrico Fermi, among others, when the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announces this year's Physics Nobel Prize awardees. There are a few groups of scientists in the running.

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  17. People Who Work In Tech Say These Are The 10 Best Colleges In AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    We recently released our sixth annual ranking of the Best Colleges in America , and the tech-titan institutions dominated the top 10. For the survey, we asked more than 1,500 readers who have hiring experience to score the country's top colleges based on how well they prepare their students for success after graduation. We used tuition as a tiebreaker, with cheaper tuition pushing a school to a higher spot.

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  18. Shares Of Organic Mac And Cheese Maker Annie's Go Crazy After General ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Annie's Inc. , a leading natural and organic food company, announced today a definitive agreement to be acquired by General Mills, Inc. for $46.00 per share in cash, for a total transaction value of approximately $820 million. This acquisition will enable Annie's to enter a new phase of growth and success while maximizing value for stockholders.

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  19. How To Ace All Your Classes In CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Success in college isn't just measured by good grades, but for some students a 4.0 GPA is an important graduation goal.

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  20. Just Looking Forward To An Experience Can Make You HappierRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    You've probably heard by now that research consistently shows people get more happiness from spending their money on experiences than on things.

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