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  1. Researchers harness the power of mobile devices to teach kids about safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EurekAlert!

    ... (PAS) are four individual pediatric organizations that co-sponsor the PAS Annual Meeting - the American Pediatric Society, the Society for Pediatric Research, the Academic Pediatric Association, and the American Academy of Pediatrics. Members of ...

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  2. Scott Shackford on How An Anti-Piracy Law Became a Tool for Online CensorshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... notices to send them the information to add to their database. It's a project of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard, partnered with other college law programs and the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Long before the DMCA came into ...

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  3. Cuts of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Willamette Week

    ... with Stephen Malkmus on vocals (!). So, yeah, you'll want to pick this one up. The release show is June 26 at Secret Society. MATTHEW SINGER. Both the release date and subsequent touring schedule have been set for Unknown Mortal Orchestra's upcoming ...

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  4. B.C. digital entertainment industry struggling with new TFW rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Globe and Mail

    ... the clampdown on temporary foreign workers, say those in the industry. The Vancouver chapter of the Visual Effects Society held a job fair last weekend seeking out prospective workers, but Canadian talent is in short supply. To win contracts, those ...

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  5. Scientists Are Using Electrodes to Remote-Control PeopleRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Wired

    ... Dobson , a co-author of the paper, professor at Kansas State University, and president of the American Geographical Society. Dobson says the electrodes seem easy to override, but warns that even things that seem fairly benign have a history of being ...

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  6. U.S. military hopes violent video games can serve as teaching toolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Washington Times

    ... issues like the Law of Armed Conflict and the standards of international humanitarian law at the the American Society of International Law's annual meeting in Washington . With video and computer games now a $45 billion-plus global industry, and ...

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  7. Weird science news of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | CBS News

    ... independent, and so they are easily misunderstood, says Dr. Gary Weitzman, president and CEO of the San Diego Humane Society and SPCA and author of the new National Geographic book "How to Speak Cat." He aims to unravel the mystery by helping people ...

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  8. Support US soliders in Afghanistan with miniature game suppliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2009 | Examiner.com

    Recently, a call has gone out, on the Midwest Historical Miniatures Gaming Society email list, for anyone with spare figures or terrain to help support the US soldiers deployed to Afghanistan. Although they are not looking for Dungeons & Dragons related materials, as a veteran, I wanted to pass this information along for other Chicagoan gamers to show their support.

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  9. St. John Garden Tour: Daylilies, chickens and much more, packed into a small yardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Mercury-Register

    ... the Well Gardens” (a translation of our last name, Inouye, from Japanese) with the American Hemerocallis Society, and hope to have received official recognition by the time of this tour. We intend to be present for the entirety of the tour, ...

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  10. Chuck Pyle, Director of Academy of Art University's School of...Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | PRWeb

    Beloved longtime Academy of Art University instructor Chuck Pyle will receive the Society of Illustrators Distinguished Educator in the Arts award at a ceremony in New York City on May 8, 2015. Artist Chuck Pyle, an instructor at Academy of Art University, his alma mater, for nearly 40 years, has long been recognized by students and faculty as a generous, provocative, and insightful mentor who eschews the one-size-fits-all method of teaching.

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  11. Opioid Relapse Rates Decline: Using Extended-Release Naltrexone To Treat Heroin AddictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Forbes.com

    ... after being released from jail. The findings of the study were released in Addiction , a journal published by the Society for the Study of Addiction - an organization, founded in 1884, that aims to promote the scientific understanding of several ...

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  12. D&D/RPG news from last two weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2009 | Examiner.com

    ... Lord (LL), and they've updated their website . A new feature of the site includes information on the Labyrinth Lord Society , a group aimed at promoting and demonstrating Labyrinth Lord. Chances are, if you've played an "old school game" lately that ...

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  13. Belmont students are set to go hungry ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Goldstream Gazette

    ... - the organization that received the funds from the original Calgary event in 1971 - one third will go to the CanWES Society to help build schools in Nepal, and one third will be donated to the Out of the Rain Youth Shelter right here in the capital ...

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  14. STIFF embarks on first year as 'transmedia' film festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Examiner.com

    ... "Pirate Fishing", made for the Al Jazeera series People & Power, and has been nominated for the Royal Television Society Awards. Throughout the Festival, in addition to the sit-down cinema presentations of features, documentaries and shorts packages ...

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  15. Alaska Native storytelling eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Anchorage Daily News

    UAA's popular annual Alaska Native storytelling event returns. The campus' Alaska Native Oratory Society has invited college and high school competitors from the Anchorage School District, Kenai Peninsula College, Alaska Christian College and Lower Yukon Kuskokwim School District.

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  16. CBS Seeks Golf's Next Ratings Tiger as Woods's Game FadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Advertising Age

    ... clear central star, and golf needs a star," said Dan Durbin, head of USC's Annenberg Institute of Sports, Media and Society. "It's a long, incredibly boring sport where you're watching a whole bunch of people hit golf balls. It needs a star who can ...

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  17. Intellectual prowess and research of UMass Dartmouth undergraduate...Read the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

    Intellectual prowess and research of UMass Dartmouth undergraduate and graduate students on display at Sigma Xi Research Exhibit April 22-23 Intellectual prowess and research of UMass Dartmouth undergraduate and graduate students on display at Sigma Xi Research Exhibit April 22-23 The UMass Dartmouth Chapter of Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society, will celebrate its 21st Annual Research Exhibit Wednesday, April 22 through Thursday, April 23 from noon to noon at the Claire T. Carney Library Living Room. Close to 100 poster exhibitions will be on display demonstrating the intellectual prowess and research of several hundred UMass Dartmouth undergraduate and graduate students.

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  18. How An Anti-Piracy Law Became a Tool for Online CensorshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Reason Magazine

    ... notices to send them the information to add to their database. It's a project of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard, partnered with other college law programs and the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Long before the DMCA came into ...

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  19. The benefits of storytelling in video gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | EurekAlert!

    ... a collaboration from the Association for Research in Personality, the European Association of Social Psychology, the Society of Experimental Social Psychology, and the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, and is co-sponsored by the Asian ...

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  20. Children at Wolfson play virtually with cats in real timeRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | WTLV

    ... isolation and away from animals. Now a new program between Wolfson Children's Hospital and the Jacksonville Humane Society is changing that. It may look a bit like a video game when you open the program at first on the computer, but this involves ...

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