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  1. From Surf Gangs to Segmented Sleep: This Week's CuriosRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | Switched

    Every day of the year, Curious.com CEO Justin Kitch writes a quirky fact, known as the Daily Curio, intended to tickle the brains of lifelong learners everywhere. This is a weekly digest.

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  2. Yes, That's A Great White Shark Launching Into The AirRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | Switched

    Just two weeks after an airborne spinner shark knocked a Florida surfer off his board, Drew Palumbo was filming a surf session with a friend in waters off Sunset Beach, California, when an unexpected visitor decided to pop up for a quick "Hello!" 60 feet from the lineup. After seeing the footage, experts said they believe the shark was a juvenile great white , estimated about 6 1/2 feet long.

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  3. Wind Obsessed: How One Kitesurfer Is Using Science to 'Hack' an Extreme SportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 11 | Switched

    On a good day, gaggles of kitesurfers gather along the seaside in the Belmont Shore neighborhood of Long Beach, California; a place known to Angelenos as a mecca for kiteboarding and kitesurfing. Here, half-moon shapes of bright red, blue, and orange kites dot sand and sea, as a strong breeze whips minuscule particles of weathered shells into the air.

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  4. Cambodian Political Repression Meets American Human Rights Law in Long BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 11 | Switched

    Hun Sen, Prime Minister of Cambodia, is the President of the Cambodian People's Party , the country's ruling party since 1979. In recent years, when an opposition party, the Cambodia National Rescue Party , started gaining momentum and making their voices heard, Sen's government found an effective response.

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  5. 10 Tips for Planning the Perfect Backyard WeddingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | The Huffington Post

    Are you married to the idea of a backyard wedding where you and your guests can be one with nature, surrounded by towering trees, blooming flowers and chirping birds? Sounds romantic and carefree, doesn't it? Before you decide to head down the grassy aisle, take some time to ponder the labor and logistics; a backyard wedding isn't as carefree as you might think. "You need to be realistic about what you hope to accomplish by having a backyard wedding," says Rebecca Kopperud, a wedding planner in Alaska.

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  6. Yes, This Sea Lion Is Using A Selfie StickRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | Switched

    Milo carries a pole , with a GoPro attached, in his mouth as he dives into the water at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California. Viewers see him twice swimming down, along and back up to the surface in the 14-second clip posted to YouTube on Thursday.

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  7. A Poor Man's View of Donald TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | The Huffington Post

    As I watched Donald Trump on stage at the recent Republican debate, I began to think about the gap of poverty that separates me from Trump. I began to recall the dark chapters of ghetto life.

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  8. White JournalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | The Huffington Post

    She's a slender woman with long black hair. It's perfectly straight and blowing slightly in the wind as I meet her in the parking lot.

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  9. Top Female Artists Shape 'Alternative Movie Posters II,' and Inspire the Next GenerationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | Switched

    If you have ever unleashed your inner geek at a comic con, horror convention or pop culture festival, you have probably noticed a wide mix of ages, gender and ethnicities... in the crowd. Then you head over to the "artist alley," where comic book and film-related artists sell their latest sketches and prints.

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  10. This 'Prank' of a Dog Rescuer Shows Good Things Can Happen to Good PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Like most of us, I've been heartbroken by all of the tragedies in the news lately. The world can seem so grim.

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  11. 12-Year-Old Boy Catches Stingray, Helps Her Deliver 12 BabiesRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2015 | Switched

    A 12-year-old Australian boy found himself playing midwife to a pregnant stingray after lifting her from the water. Miller Wilson, who has a YouTube channel to chronicle his wildlife exploits , enthusiastically narrated the Dec. 1-posted video as he pulled some of the babies out of the ray .

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  12. All that is Good in the World: This Week in Daily GivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Lately, we have been inundated with news of all that is wrong with our world. Sometimes it is hard to maintain a sense of hope and possibility.

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  13. These Are The Lives Cut Tragically Short In ParisRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2015 | Switched

    Details slowly emerged on Saturday about the identities of the people killed in the Paris attacks that have left at least 129 people dead. Among those killed was at least one American, a 23-year-old design student who was on an exchange program.

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  14. American Student Reported Dead In Paris AttacksRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Nohemi Gonzalez, a 20-year-old design student who attended California State University, Long Beach, was among those killed in attacks in Paris that left at least 129 dead on Friday, according to the exchange program she was attending. Dominique Sciamma, the director of Strate Strate School of Design, posted the news of Gonzalez' death in a statement on the school's Facebook page : Others were wounded and today are not in danger.

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  15. White Nationalists Gather On Halloween To Discuss How Oppressed They AreRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2015 | Switched

    Speakers at the "Become Who We Are" conference talk with members of the media on Oct. 31, 2015, in Washington, D.C. They're simply different, they said. They're "white advocates" and "identitarians."

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  16. Russia: And The Danger of an Irrelevant Gas StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    One of the key principles taught in International Relations is that a rising power threatens the world order. The example always given is pre World War I Germany and its rapid economic rise challenging England's dominance. 2 comments

  17. Are These Travel Companies Really Sorry?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Jason Landman's stateroom on the Carnival Miracle vibrated from the moment his ship cast off in Long Beach, Calif., until it docked seven days later. "It shook and rattled literally from start to finish of the cruise," he says.

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  18. Aprylle Gilbert: Running Clear Across the USA On Route 6 For A Good CauseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2015 | Switched

    Several years ago, I tackled transcontinental US Route 6, known also as The Grand Army of the Republic Highway. By "tackle" I mean I drove the complete 3,652 miles in the comfort of my own car, purely for the joy and novelty of documenting the country's second longest road for my guidebook, Stay on Route 6. But endurance runner and musician, Aprylle Gilbert, has been actually tackling Route 6 as earnestly and powerfully as any linebacker goes after his opponents on the football field.

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  19. L.A. School Drug Counselors Charged In $46 Million Fraud SchemeRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Eight women who worked for a company hired to counsel drug abusers in Los Angeles County schools were charged in federal court with a scheme to fraudulently bill California nearly $50 million for bogus services over a decade, according to an indictment unsealed Wednesday. The now-defunct Atlantic Health Services in Long Beach, California, earned $46 million in Medi-Cal reimbursements for treatment that either wasn't provided to poor middle and high school students, was deficient or was given to students who didn't have drug or alcohol problems, federal prosecutors said.

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  20. Teach India! and the importance of integrating historical thinking into teachingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2015 | Switched

    Last week, many school districts around the country held their back-to-school professional development days, and the Hindu American Foundation was busy in several states with its acclaimed Hinduism 101 training. However, for a lot of teachers, one 50-minute session is far from sufficient to be able to fully grasp - and subsequently integrate - new ideas and approaches when teaching about diverse cultures and faiths such as Hinduism.

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