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  1. A Rice University student spent $500 to make the 13,000 ball pit.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    ... they are all pretty common items in a college dorm room. But David Nichol, a college student at Rice University in Houston also has a ball pit in his dorm. David got his awesome idea last semester and paid $500 for 13,000 plastic balls. Rice ...

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  2. Improved Injectable Scaffold: Hydrogels Deliver On Blood-vessel GrowthRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Scientific Blogging

    ... image shows the extensive infiltration of robust blood vessels (red) in a new hydrogel scaffold developed at Rice University to help the healing of internal injuries. Credit: Vivek Kumar/Rice University Rice chemist Jeffrey Hartgerink, lead author ...

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  3. Capturing city history with reclaimed-wood wall artRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Globe and Mail

    ... gleaming and new. His map of Chicago, for example, is made with more than half-a-dozen types of lumber. A Rice University student says he was inspired to turn his dorm room into a ball pit after reading a comic in which the main character carried ...

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  4. Dolls for grown-ups bring warmth to the customer experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Globe and Mail

    ... the doll personifies an effort by the hotel brand to bring a little more warmth to the guest experience. A Rice University student says he was inspired to turn his dorm room into a ball pit after reading a comic in which the main character carried ...

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  5. Houston Museum Expansion Wipes Out Local Architect's LegacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Hyperallergic

    ... regarding the MFAH plan. The city has a record of destroying historic buildings. Last year, on the campus of Rice University, the Eugene Aubry-designed Art Barn was razed. And in 2012, the beloved Prudential Building , which some considered a ...

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  6. Quarterbacks can be very particular about their footballsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Boston.com

    ... used to lick [the footballs]. One time, very quickly," said Mann, who is now the director of development at Rice University. "If it didn't feel right, he wasn't throwing the football." With the New England Patriots mired in an NFL investigation ...

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  7. Waterton Associates Enters Houston Market with Acquisition of 320-Unit Apartment CommunityRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Business Wire

    ... Report 's list of the nation's best high schools, and minutes from several prestigious colleges, including Rice University, Texas Southern University and the University of Houston. More than 50,000 students in Houston are affiliated with the Texas ...

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  8. Video: College student turns dorm room into ball pitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Globe and Mail

    A Rice University student says he was inspired to turn his dorm room into a ball pit after reading a comic in which the main character carried out a similar room overhaul A Rice University student says he was inspired to turn his dorm room into a ball pit after reading a comic in which the main character carried out a similar room overhaul

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  9. Back to black: The enduring quest to portray nothingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | New Scientist

    ... carbon," he says. "So basically you are looking at nothing." They were supplied by researchers at NASA and Rice University in Houston, Texas, with whom De Wilde has collaborated for some years. Ultramodern though the materials are, De Wilde is ...

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  10. Rice University student transforms dorm room into ball pitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    "A lot of people are like why but then you think about it for a second, wait, no that just sounds awesome," said Nichol. But that also meant moving his desk, dresser, and other items into a common space that he shared with his three roommates.

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  11. Man turns house into ball pit, college student does same to dormRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | WTNH

    If you are trying to figure out something fun to do, a kid at Rice University and a YouTube prankster have your answer. How about a dorm room turned ball pit? The 13,000 plastic balls set the kid back $500.

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  12. UAB's Conference USA membership could be decided this weekend; the key factors, repercussionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Alabama Live

    ... more sense for the conference to have 14 football schools than 13. Joe Karlgaard, the athletic director at Rice University, believes dropping down to 13 football teams would create conference scheduling issues. He thinks "having an uneven number of ...

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  13. When you see what this Rice senior did to his dorm room, you will...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Washington Post

    He did some intense mathematical equations based on the dimensions of his room, bought 26 boxes of bright primary- colored round plastic balls, had them shipped to Texas, gracefully navigated the inevitable questions from U.S. Customs, and wrote some ground rules. But he told Rice University officials this: That he had been inspired by a cartoonist, who gave a TED talk.

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  14. Dorm Room Ball Pit Defies ExpectationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | WBNS

    A dorm room is usually a little too small for anything other than a desk, but one Texas student is defying expectations with his dorm room ball pit. "A lot of people are like why but then you think about it for a second, wait, no that just sounds awesome," says Rice University Student David Nichol.

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  15. Texas College Student Transforms His Dorm Room Into a Massive Ball PitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | WTVY Dothan

    A Rice University student in Houston turned his dorm room into something much more unusual--a ball pit! To make room for the balls, Nichol had to move his desk, a dresser and other items into a common space that he shares with his three roommates.

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  16. Hydrogels deliver on blood-vessel growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Medical News Today

    A microscopic image shows the extensive infiltration of robust blood vessels in a new hydrogel scaffold developed at Rice University to help the healing of internal injuries. The purple cells are pericyte-like cells that surround new endothelial cells, helping to stabilize the vessels.

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  17. Expert explains strange fireball flying overaRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | KHOU-TV Houston

    ... 11 News was curious about the fireball too so asked Patricia Reiff, a professor of physics and astronomy at Rice University. "Usually they don't linger quite so long, so this is exceptional because of how long it stayed in the air!" Reiff says that ...

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  18. Rice student covers dorm room floor with plastic ballsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Click2Houston

    Jan. 20, 2015: A Rice University student has turned his dorm room into something much more unusual. Syan Rhodes reports.

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  19. Rice University senior converts dorm room to giant playrooom-style ball pitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Chron

    Writer Candace Bushnell studied briefly at Rice University. In 1998, her popular column for the New York Observer was turned into the HBO Series "Sex & the City."

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  20. A new walking maze for Houston: Freedmen's Town Labyrinth brings...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | CultureMap

    ... Ward . That invitation is whole heartedly extended by the diverse group of dedicated high school students, Rice University 's Boniuk Institute for the Study and Advancement of Religious Tolerance , a noted Houston artist, a certified labyrinth ...

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