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13 hrs ago | CNN

J-Law's nude photos: Who's at fault?

Editor's note: Peggy Drexler is the author of "Our Fathers, Ourselves: Daughters, Fathers and the Changing American Family" and "Raising Boys Without Men."

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Cornell University, Social Software, Prison, Opinion

17 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

This is a sad day for Hong Kong and democracy': Scholar slams Beijing's reform plan

Professor Larry Diamond says decision to impose an Iranian-style rigged system for the 2017 election means no progress has been made on democratic reform Leaders of the Occupy Central movement address a crowd gathered to protest Beijing's decision on the 2017 election on Sunday.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Indian Express

A death in the family

When the news came of Bipan Chandra's passing away on the morning of August 30, my mind went back to an afternoon in a fly-ridden tea shop at Aligarh, where our long friendship began 55 years ago.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Opinion

The Campbell Reporter

Earthquake study drifts as scientists seek money

Earthquake scientists are striving to save a pioneering project buried 2 miles under a Central Valley pasture that could one day reveal the hidden mechanics of quakes like the one that jolted Napa last week -- and the inevitable "Big One" to come.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA, Startups, Stanford University

Inside Bay Area

Earthquake study drifts as scientists seek money

Earthquake scientists are striving to save a pioneering project buried 2 miles under a Central Valley pasture that could one day reveal the hidden mechanics of quakes like the one that jolted Napa last week -- and the inevitable "Big One" to come.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA, Monterey County, CA

Scientific Blogging

MOOCs: Learning About Online Learning, One Click At A Time

While MOOCs are free, their value lies in providing information about how students.

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Daily Kos

Ferguson - it is really about WHITE rage

White rage recurs in American history. It exploded after the Civil War, erupted again to undermine the Supreme Court's Brown v.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Emory University, Newark, CA, Prison

The San Diego Union-Tribune

FBI in San Diego getting new...

Special Agent in Charge Daphne Hearn completed her last week as head of the office, retiring after a 23-year career.

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

Sat Aug 30, 2014

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

UVA Architect David Neuman Will Leave In October

The man who oversees the University of Virginia's historic preservation efforts and major projects has become a short timer.

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Related Topix: University of Virginia

New Media Journal

Obama's Hazy Sense of History

Victor Davis Hanson is the Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow in Residence in Classics and Military History at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, a professor of Classics Emeritus at California State University, Fresno, and a nationally syndicated columnist for Tribune Media Services.

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Related Topix: Fresno, CA, Cal State Fresno, Hillsdale College

Canberra Times

Overcooked language a sign of expensive eateries

When the dish on the menu called Plaice a l'Orly with Pommes Frites a la Mode turns out to be plain old fish and chips, you don't need a PhD in computational linguistics to know it will cost you dearly.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining

Art Daily

'Fatal Laughs: The Art of Robert Arneson' opens at the Cantor Arts Center

American sculptor Robert Arneson revolutionized the medium of clay, transforming it from a 'craft' into 'fine art.'

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Crafts, Startups, Stanford University, UC Davis

The Times of India

Historian Bipan Chandra dies at the age of 86

NEW DELHI: Eminent historian Bipan Chandra died on Saturday at the age of 86. According to family members he died around 6am at his home in Gurgaon.

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Related Topix: World News, India,

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Examiner.com

Interactive Shark! exhibit comes to Houston Museum of Natural Science

Humans are hungry to learn more about the lives of sharks, as proven by the 26 million viewers of the Discovery Channel's legendary "Shark Week".

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San Jose Mercury News

GenZe, an all electric two-wheeler for city dwellers and the college crowd

Enter GenZe, an all-electric motorized two-wheeler being marketed to college students and urban dwellers as a fun, clean way to zip around campus or city streets at a top speed of 30 miles per hour.

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Related Topix: Fremont, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA, Stanford, CA, Science / Technology

Inside Bay Area

GenZe, an all electric two-wheeler for city dwellers and the college crowd

Enter GenZe, an all-electric motorized two-wheeler being marketed to college students and urban dwellers as a fun, clean way to zip around campus or city streets at a top speed of 30 miles per hour.

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Related Topix: Fremont, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA, Stanford, CA

Edutopia

Creating a Welcoming and Intellectually Challenging Classroom

As you set up your classroom for the new school year, try spending a few minutes in your students' chairs.

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Stanford

Pre-Collegiate Studies offers range of academically challenging opportunities

With summer almost over, middle and high school students are returning to school.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA

WCAV

UVa. Architect to Step Down After 11-Year Tenure

The architect that oversaw planning for the $50 million restoration of the University of Virginia's iconic Rotunda is stepping down.

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Related Topix: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

OpEdNews

Just What We Need: Another War

Enemies r 'us, and for a long time with the killing of bin Laden, a Jihadi fatigue had set in.

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

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