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  1. Biography of our ingenious species is full of twistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Scientist

    Humans innovate to dodge disaster, and we are pretty good at it, according to The Big Ratchet by Ruth DeFries - but can we do it indefinitely? HUMANITY'S roller-coaster ride is either a unique, exhilarating one-way journey of escape from our nasty and brutish past, or an outrageous act of hubris that can only end in environmental tragedy.

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  2. 5 reasons to suspect that Jesus never existedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Salon

    Most antiquities scholars think that the New Testament gospels are "mythologized history."

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  3. 'Brain on Fire': journalist recounts attack on brainRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    "County Insane Asylum, Milwaukee" by engraving: unknown; file: James Steakley - History of Milwaukee, Wisconsin , p.

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  4. Marking Martha's Passing: Centennial CommemorationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Kos

    ... a great feature where you can explore local passenger pigeon history and connections for your place.) Several new books tell the pigeon's story. Zoos, museums, nature centers, and universities are hosting commemorative events. There's a new ...

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  5. Stay Close Book ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BellaOnline

    ... readers will be glad that this is a work of fiction. The book is, however, worth reading, as most of Harlan Coben's books are, and is recommended for those who enjoy thrillers that don't contain graphic sex or violence. This book was purchased with ...

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  6. 2016ers jockey even before congressional electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This July 17, 2014, file photo shows Hillary Rodham Clinton as she arrives to a signing of her book "Hard Choices" in Ridgewood, N.J. One set of elections ends in early November as another begins when presidential hopefuls cross the unofficial starting line in the 2016 race for the White House.

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  7. 2016 hopefuls jockey even before mid-term contestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This July 17, 2014, file photo shows Hillary Rodham Clinton as she arrives to a signing of her book "Hard Choices" in Ridgewood, N.J. One set of elections ends in early November as another begins when presidential hopefuls cross the unofficial starting line in the 2016 race for the White House.

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  8. Manitoba's 'Da Vinci Code': legislature a treasure trove of hidden symbols, codesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Prince George Citizen

    The Manitoba Legislature in Winnipeg, Saturday, August 30, 2014. The seat of political power in Manitoba is the last place one might expect to find the bust of Medusa, recurring odes to "666" and the number 13, alongside Egyptian sphinxes etched with hieroglyphics.

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  9. Manitoba's 'Da Vinci Code,' legislature a treasure trove of hidden symbolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBC News

    The seat of political power in Manitoba is the last place one might expect to find the bust of Medusa, recurring odes to "666" and the number 13, alongside Egyptian sphinxes etched with hieroglyphics.

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  10. Fall Preview: 10 Must-See End-of-Year MoviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Details

    The last quarter of the year, thanks to Film Festival scheduling and the elbow-throwing nature of Academy Awards politics, is crammed with Oscar-contenders, would-be moneymakers, and, if you're lucky, a few surprises.

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  11. Season of cinemaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 30 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... in the hit franchise, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1 (Nov. 21), the most cinematically challenging of the books, puts heroine Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) at war with her totalitarian government. David Fincher tends to get Oscar ...

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  12. Can you train your brain to like broccoli?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | CBS News

    Craving kale? Drooling over daikon sprouts? Hankering for hemp? Sounds crazy, but what if we could train our brains to prefer healthy foods over junk food? A new study by scientists at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University and at Massachusetts General Hospital shows that eating a low calorie, high fiber ... (more)

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  13. Related: Who will win; who should win at the OscarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2014 | Denver Post

    Clear favorites emerged weeks ago. Numerous film organizations have hinted at, nearly shouted out, which names and titles will be announced Sunday.

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  14. Democracy in the Twenty-First CenturyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Project Syndicate

    The reception in the United States, and in other advanced economies, of Thomas Piketty's recent book Capital in the Twenty-First Century attests to growing concern about rising inequality.

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  15. It's Still Not the End of HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Atlantic

    ... has hit something of an iceberg, liberal theorists have desperately been trying to keep the ship afloat. A raft of books have hit the shelves trying to breathe new life into liberalism, amongst which Larry Siedentop's Inventing the Individual and ...

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  16. The Real Wolf of Wall Street Jordan Belfort Heads to MiamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    ... If you desire to be at the top of your game as a salesperson, don't miss this!" Jordan Belfort's two bestselling books have been published in seventy-five countries and translated into twenty-five different languages. He is a frequent ...

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  17. 'The Goldfinch' by Donna Tartt tops Maclean's fiction listRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Nanaimo Daily News

    Here are the top 10 hardcover fiction and non-fiction books in Canada for the week ending March 30 as compiled by Maclean's magazine.

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  18. Remembering Why We Do It: How To Watch Baseball When You Hate ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Athletics Nation

    So the A's could probably lose the rest of their games this year and they still probably won't reach as low of a point as this moment right now, fresh off a four-game sweep by their hated division rivals.

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  19. VIDEO: Jeffrey Archer issues Ice Bucket Challenge to David CameronRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cambridge Evening News

    Lord Jeffrey Archer was 'duped' by his wife into a proper Ice Bucket Challenge at his Grantchester home - and then he nominated Prime Minister David Cameron.

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  20. Campaign 2012IS Sarah Palin the Most Dangerous Woman in America?Read the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    ... people believe they can protect their own lifestyles. During the first decade of the 21st century, the most challenged books, according to the ALA, were J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series, apparently because some people believe fictionalized ...

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