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  1. 'Pokemon Go' players stumble on hidden historyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Janesville Gazette

    ... that amplified the game's mysterious tone. Ingress player John Jannotti, who teaches computer science at Brown University, said he began stumbling upon the hidden history of his Providence neighborhood, including obscure stone markers showing the ...

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  2. Science briefs: Human eye can detect a single photoRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... lakes. But in some pools, a salt-loving alga somehow thrives, said Kevin Cannon, a doctoral student at Brown University: "There's still life there." The gravitational tug between the sun and moon is not just a dance of high and low tides: It can ...

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  3. The Persuasive Phish: Examining the Social Psychological Principles Hidden in Phishing EmailsRead the original story

    Yesterday | CiteULike

    ... years. Two reviewers assessed eight hundred eighty-seven phishing emails from Arizona State University, Brown University, and Cornell University for Cialdini's six principles of persuasion. Each email was evaluated using a questionnaire adapted from ...

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  4. White House unveils federal cybersecurity plan and attack rating systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TechTarget

    ... forward." Timothy Edgar, academic director for law and policy, and executive master in cybersecurity at Brown University, said the plan was useful, but criticized the value of the rating schema. "The responsibilities are divided in a sensible way, ...

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  5. Cambodian-American Swimmer to Compete at Rio 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Voice of America

    ... my hard work pay off like that and to be able to represent my home country is very exciting." Sovijja, a Brown University student studying math and biology, said he hopes he can break his previous record for the men's 100-meter freestyle at the ...

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  6. Anika Marie Papscoe and Reed Charles DeLuca.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Greenwich Citizen

    ... m Syracuse University in 2008. She is a senior designer at HMSDesign in Fairfield. Her fianc graduated from Brown University in 2008 with a bachelor's degree in Economics. He is a senior treasury analyst at PepsiCo in Purchase, N.Y.

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  7. Benjamin Zou | When inclusion excludesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Pennsylvanian

    ... In one of our many conversations on the subject, a white friend of mine, who is now a rising junior at Brown University, candidly confessed that he "loved affirmative action." Why? "Because affirmative action benefits everyone, except Asians," he ...

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  8. Big Democratic Climate Speech Is TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Scientific American

    Gene Karpinksi, head of the League of Conservation Voters, will draw a stark contrast between the climate views of Clinton and Trump PHILADELPHIA - Gene Karpinski isn't that tall. But it didn't keep him off the basketball court in the late 1960s, when environmentalism was leaping skyward and his sneakers squeaked as a freshman player at Brown University.

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  9. Cambodia's swimmers out to make a splashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Pnompenh Post

    ... who was born in Maryland in the United States, started swimming at 5 years old before honing his skills at Brown University. "Four years ago, I was contacted by Hem Thon [the then general-secretary of the Cambodia Swimming Federation], and as being ...

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  10. Kingdom's swimmers out to make a splashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Pnompenh Post

    ... who was born in Maryland in the United States, started swimming at 5 years old before honing his skills at Brown University. "Four years ago, I was contacted by Hem Thon [the then general-secretary of the Cambodia Swimming Federation], and as being ...

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  11. News | Brown Grad Produces Blistering Documentary About School's Political CorrectnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Go Local

    A new documentary by Brown University grad Rob Montz points a highly critical lens at the move by faculty and students to block free speech and ideas they differ with. "Around the county college students are silencing speakers in the name of safe spaces.

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  12. Brown alumni's film blasts 'politically correct' culture at Ivy...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Daily Mail

    A Brown University alumni has made a short documentary blasting the politically correct culture at the Ivy League school, which he claims is stifling free speech. He recently returned to make a 13-minute about censorship at the school, titled 'Is the University Killing Free Speech and Open Debate?' Montz says he found that the university's liberal-minded administration stifled conservative opinions and that his film hit home with both students and professors.

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  13. Brown University police: Man followed woman into bathroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Police at Brown University are searching for a man they say followed a woman into a bathroom last week. WPRI-TV reports the victim was using the restroom on the afternoon of July 20 when she noticed the man looking at her under the bathroom stall on the second-floor of a university-owned building.

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  14. The Scientific Method Is RacistRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | American Thinker

    ... are now under attack by the left. In this article, their assault on the scientific method is examined. A Brown University orientation pamphlet for the 2015 freshman class suggests an alternative tool to the scientific method for the formulation and ...

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  15. American political speech is increasingly partisanRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Holtville Tribune

    ... is unprecedented, according to Gentzkow's research conducted with fellow economists Jesse Shapiro of Brown University and Matt Taddy of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. "The partisanship of language has exploded in recent ...

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  16. Pokemon Go' players stumble on hidden historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Korea Herald

    ... that amplified the game's mysterious tone. Ingress player John Jannotti, who teaches computer science at Brown University, said he began stumbling upon the hidden history of his Providence neighborhood, including obscure stone markers showing the ...

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  17. Nick Mamatas Tweaks the Lovecraft LegacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | East Bay Express

    ... people, and his stories brim with fear at the prospect of human devolution. Mamatas recalled visiting the Brown University library and inspecting some of Lovecraft's story notes. "You can see him working out his little racist ideas and being ...

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  18. Trinity Rep Hosts Second Annual Statewide Performing Arts Kick-Off PartyRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Massachusetts and Connecticut students through matinees as well as in-school residencies and workshops. Brown University/Trinity Rep offers professional training for actors and directors in a three-year MFA program. Subscriptions for the 2016-2017 ...

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  19. Train us to spot skin cancer say leading physiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Daily Mail

    ... that early detection reduces risk of death from melanoma,' said Weinstock, a professor of dermatology at Brown University and chief of dermatology at the Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center. 'Skin self-examination and clinician skin ...

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  20. Detector's last experiment narrows search for dark matterRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Holtville Tribune

    ... was fairly tricky and took a lot of effort." The data analysis alone took more than 1,000 computer nodes at Brown University's Center for Computation and Visualization (CCV) and the advanced computer simulations at Lawrence Berkeley National ...

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