6 hrs ago
St. Petersburg Times
A Luddite laments a bookless library for Florida Poly
Florida Polytechnic University's Science and Technology Building is a bold statement for innovation, but should the institution's appetite for the cutting edge be the death knell for cover-bound books at the library on its Lakeland campus? If you have ever spent time at the library, in the cool quiet with the dusty-clean smell of books all around ... (more)
17 hrs ago
Uber says it's now available to 55% of the U.S. population and to 180 cities globally
The company claims its car services are now available to 55 percent of the U.S. population, following its unusually rapid roll-out today in 22 new college towns.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Scott Likely To Continue Hammering Crist Until November
Just one day after Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist became the newly approved Democratic nominee the hammering continues from each side.
Governor Scott Appoints Lester B. Bass to the Duval County Court
Bass, 51, of Jacksonville has been a General Magistrate and Hearing Officer in the Fourth Judicial Circuit since 2003.
Marijuana compound may offer treatment for Alzheimer's disease
Extremely low levels of the compound in marijuana known as delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, may slow or halt the progression of Alzheimer's disease, a recent study from neuroscientists at the University of South Florida shows.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Ancient Arabian Stones Hint at How Humans Migrated Out of Africa
A 1.8-million-year-old skull that was discovered in Dmanisi, Georgia. In a study published in October 2013 in the journal Science, researchers suggested modern humans may have dispersed out of Africa in more than one wave of migration.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
The Miami Herald
Conservative, Reform rabbis share same synagogue
It's been said that no two women can share the same kitchen in peace. I guess that saying doesn't apply to having two rabbis - one Conservative and the other Reform - sharing the same synagogue.
UTA1s Fall 2014 Honors Symposia to Explore the Genesis and Evolution...
From the roots of bookmaking to the trajectories of world governance, the Fall 2014 Honors Program symposia series will explore the theme "Roots and Contexts of Ideas."
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Customer Interaction Solutions
USF curriculum stays ahead of the game [Tampa Tribune, Fla. :: ]
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Aug. 24--TAMPA -- Among other soothsayers, the venerable PriceWaterhouseCoopers said the video game industry would soon become the fastest-growing component of the media sector worldwide.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Food News Today for Saturday, August 23rd, 2014
We all respond to the texture of food. For example, if we don't like the way something feels that often influences how we perceive its taste.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
USF's Jozwiak Thrilled to Play After Heart Surgery
On opening night, when the University of South Florida football team races through the tunnel at Raymond James Stadium on Aug. 30 before facing the Western Carolina Catamounts, emotions will run high for Bulls players.
Media Jumps To Conclusions On Ebola And Climate Change
A Nigerian health official wearing a protective mask waits to screen passengers at the arrivals hall of Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, Nigeria, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014.
Oldest Metal Object in Middle East Discovered
A copper awl was discovered at the archaeological site Tel Tsaf in the Jordan Valley of Israel, dating to 5100 B.C. to 4600 B.C. A copper awl is the oldest metal object unearthed to date in the Middle East.
Eugene Davis: 1915-2014; WWII vet worked 50 years at Blade
Eugene J. Davis, 99, who worked in The Blade's composing room for half of the 20th century and served his church and credit union, died Tuesday in Franciscan Care Center, Sylvania, where he lived the last 10 months.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
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It is home to the third largest Veteran population in the nation with more than 1.6 million.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Cape Breton Post
Second Wind band guided by - music for life'
On Thursday, Sept. 11 at 6 p.m., the band will hold its registration and first rehearsal for its 21st season.
Humans Did Not Wipe Out the Neanderthals, New Research Suggests
Neanderthals went extinct in Europe about 40,000 years ago, giving them millennia to coexist with modern humans culturally and sexually, new findings suggest.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
New study first to examine quality of cardiac rehabilitation programs in Canada
The quality of cardiac rehabilitation programs across Canada is strong, with specific criteria areas now identified as requiring further enhancement to improve patient outcomes, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, York University and UHN.
The Macon Telegraph
Ask Mr. Dad: What price when Dad gets on the Mommy Track?
Dear Mr. Dad: My wife is due with our first in about four months, so I though now would be a good time to talk to my employer about taking time off under the Family Leave Act and possibly making some more permanent changes to my schedule so I can be a more hands-on dad.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
New Supercomputing Center to Support Big Data and Analytics, Cybersecurity and other STEM Skills
Florida Polytechnic University , Flagship Solutions Group and IBM have announced a new supercomputing center at the University composed of IBM high performance systems, software and cloud-based storage, to help educate students in emerging technology fields.