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Laptops May Do More Harm than Good in the Classroom, according to new research.

A series of studies from Princeton University and the University of California found that students retain less information taking lecture notes on laptops, rather than by hand.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Fire Dog Lake

Podcast: Ferguson, Class Divisions & Why Community May Reject Voting as Key Answer to Injustice

The stark reality is police in America have gunned down black youth in the streets many, many times prior to Michael Brown's death.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Murfreesboro Post

The Pioneer School:Readin', ritin', rithmetic

Early pioneers were too busy clearing the land and merely surviving to be concerned with educating their children.

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Related Topix: Rutherford County, TN, Lascassas, TN

Express India

The best jobs in the world

Summary A survey by American website CareerCast found that with a median income of $101,360 and a 23% projected job growth rate by 2022, mathematicians topped the site's round-up of the most desirable jobs.

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Related Topix: Mathematics, Science

AME Info

Existing power plants on path to pour 300 billion tons of carbon dioxide into atmosphere

Environmental Research Letters revealed that the desire to meet the world's ever-growing energy demand means that global power sector commitments - the projected lifetime carbon emissions of currently working power plants - have not declined in a single year since 1950.

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Related Topix: UC Irvine, Irvine, CA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Hits and Misses: Great Adventure's new 'Looping...

HIT: The Rutgers football team found a way to win its season opener 41-38, against Washington State, a team that, when Vegas set the betting line, was more than a two-touchdown favorite.

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Related Topix: Rutgers University, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Cristobal, Plainsboro, NJ, Atlantic City, NJ, Opinion

The Jersey Journal

Medical marijuana ultimatum: Princeton University employee says he must choose between...

PRINCETON - A former Libertarian candidate for Congress says his employer, Princeton University, has told him must choose between keeping his job or participating in New Jersey's medical marijuana program.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, New Jersey

Lincoln Daily News

In God We Trust

For the most part generations before the current 21st Century generation thought that anchoring oneself in the faith of the God of the universe was not only the right thing to do, but was necessary in keeping with the purpose of the actions of our forefathers and their principles.

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Related Topix: Yale University, Harvard University

Medical News Today

Saving children's lives by expanding the age of eligibility for measles vaccination in Africa

Expanding the age of eligibility for measles vaccination from 12 to 15 months could have potentially large effects on coverage in Africa, according to a new report published by Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Family, Kids, Mumps

Thu Aug 28, 2014

CiteULike

Framing Democracy: A Behavioral Approach to Democratic Theory by...

Framing Democracy: A Behavioral Approach to Democratic Theory by Jamie Terence Kelly.

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Related Topix: Princeton, NJ

Switched

Princeton Mom Doesn't Want 'Sugar Babies' To Sully The Good Ivy League Name

Susan Patton, better known as "Princeton Mom," appeared on NBC's "Today" show. When Susan Patton, better known as the "Princeton Mom," is not writing books or telling ladies how best to live their lives, she's apparently protecting the name of her alma mater, Princeton University.

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The Jersey Journal

N.J. gay rights activist to be portrayed by Steve Carell in movie: The Auditor

Comedian Steve Carell is shown delivering the keynote at Princeton University's 2012 Class Day ceremony.

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Related Topix: The 40 Year Old Virgin, Comedy Movies, Celebrities, Steve Carell, Gay/Lesbian, Ocean County, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Meryl Streep to give reading from Philip Roth's 'Everyman' at Princeton University

Actress Meryl Streep will give a reading from Philip Roth's 'Everyman' accompanied by the Takacs String Quartet on Sept.

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Related Topix: 9, Princeton, NJ

Animal

Brain Scans Used To Study Movie Audiences, Darren Aronofsky Not Enthused

Princeton University psychologist Uri Hasson has presented some somewhat curious empirical studies at an event recently hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

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Related Topix: Black Swan

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: UC Irvine, Irvine, CA

Brooklynvegan

So Percussion performing at Bryce Dessner-curated concert in Brooklyn ++ other dates

While best-known as guitarist in The National, Bryce Dessner is also a world-renowned composer as you might be aware.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Bard College

National Center for Policy Analysis

Is the Unemployment Rate Accurate?

Many people see the unemployment rate as the main indicator of the health of the labor market, but David Leonhardt of the New York Times reports that the number may be questionable.

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The Jersey Journal

High-performing freshmen settle into their new lives at TCNJ, Princeton, Rider

While a student at Colts Neck High School, Nicole Gamboa worked hard to distinguish herself enough to get into a good college.

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Related Topix: The College of New Jersey, Mercer County, NJ, Princeton, NJ, Rider University

Wed Aug 27, 2014

TheBlaze.com

Prof's Chilling Warning: Islamic State Will Carry Out...

Princeton University professor Robert George warned Wednesday that the Islamic State will carry out "mass slaughter in the United States" if it is not soon "destroyed as a fighting force."

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Related Topix: Glenn Beck, Entertainment, Television, US Politics, US News

Education Week

Women's Voices Lacking on School Boards

School boards have more equitable representation of men and women than any other governing group in the United States, but new studies suggest women's voices still often aren't heard.

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Related Topix: Brigham Young University, Kansas City, MO, University of Missouri Kansas City, York College of Pennsylvania

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