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It’s simply not inspiring to tell a millennial, “You’re coming to our company. You know what our company’s goal is? To maximize shareholder value," says Roger Martin, Dean of the Rotman School of Management.
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A new type of virus has been identified, and it’s so weird, it's challenging long-held notions of what it takes for a virus to infect and proliferate in an animal host.
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Compelling piece.
 
"[A] rush on mammoth ivory is luring a fresh breed of miner – the tusker – into the Russian wilderness and creating dollar millionaires in some of the poorest villages of Siberia."
In Russia's Arctic north, a new kind of gold rush is under way.
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Fossils for sale on FossilEra.com Your source for quality, authentic fossil specimens.
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Georeferencer: Help Add Location to Maps Welcome to the David Rumsey Map Collection Database and Blog. The Map Database has many viewers and the Blog has num...
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The Mystery of How Cancer Cells Barrel Through Your Body

Biologists often view cancer primarily as a genetic program gone wrong, with mutations and epigenetic changes producing cells that don’t behave the way they should: Genes associated with cell division and growth may be turned up, and genes for programmed cell death may be turned down. To a small but growing number of physicists, however, the shape-shifting and behavior changes in cancer cells evoke not an errant genetic program but a phase transition. The phase transition—a change in a material’s internal organization between ordered and disordered states—is a bedrock concept in physics. Anyone who has watched ice melt or water boil has witnessed a phase transition. Physicists have also identified such transitions in magnets, crystals, flocking birds and even cells (and cellular components) placed in artificial environments.


The subtle mechanics of densely packed cells may help explain why some cancerous tumors stay put while others break off and spread through the body.
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This could have been a point where someone really blasted the question asker. Instead, through the crowd, we come to an answer that is really insightful and takes the question as an opportunity to teach.
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Rawlings baseball bats have a big place in sports history. But now the ash trees used to make those iconic bats are threatened by an invasive beetle that's spreading in forests across the Northeast.
Rawlings baseball bats have a big place in sports history. But now the ash trees used to make those iconic bats are threatened by an invasive beetle that's spreading in forests across the Northeast.
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  • Sometimes where you come from, such as a small WV farm, makes you all the more interesting. 

  • I try to remember that I am always at least partially wrong, that keeps me humble-ish.

  • I talk about science, technology, and politics. Typically I will not shy away from areas that folks avoid as the discussion can have value. I have studied finance and management information systems. I apply systems engineering, which I've also studied. I have worked in the government. I now am implementing projects. I will not let you off the hook for misinformation and most often call you out for bias (we all have them, just own up!).
  • I have stopped posting to individual circles for most posts. This is because G+ penalizes non-public posts.
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The Crisis of Meaning in the Millenial Workforce
bigthink.com

It’s simply not inspiring to tell a millennial, “You’re coming to our company. You know what our company’s goal is? To maximize shareholder

Fossils For Sale - FossilEra
www.fossilera.com

Fossils for sale on FossilEra.com Your source for quality, authentic fossil specimens.

David Rumsey Historical Map Collection | The Collection
www.davidrumsey.com

Georeferencer: Help Add Location to Maps Welcome to the David Rumsey Map Collection Database and Blog. The Map Database has many viewers and

Seeburg '1000' Background Music System
www.nixiebunny.com

Seeburg '1000' Background Music System. Seeburg made background music (elevator music) players back in the good old days. They were a jukebo

'Slothified!' Activist brings home 200 rescued sloths
www.today.com

In October 2012, Monique Pool became “slothified.” At least that’s what Pool calls the sudden arrival of nearly 200 sloths at her home in Pa

Rare Flipped Iceberg by Alex Cornell
maptia.com

Almost 90% of any given iceberg is below the surface, making iceberg flips extremely rare. While in Antarctica, I was lucky enough to witnes

Scientists confirm they've found 80-million-year-old dinosaur blood vessels
www.sciencealert.com

Researchers have confirmed that vessel-like structures found in an 80-million-year-old dinosaur fossil are indeed blood vessels from the ori

Bombay Bicycle Club - Music on Google Play
market.android.com

Bombay Bicycle Club is an English indie rock band from Crouch End, London, consisting of Jack Steadman, Jamie MacColl, Suren de Saram and Ed

Cold Turkey
getcoldturkey.com

Cold Turkey is a free productivity program that you can use to temporarily block yourself off of popular social media sites, addicting websi

Can You Recognize These Mechanized Heroes and Villains by Justin Currie?
www.dorkly.com

This artist turns your favorite characters into robotic badasses.

10 Podcasts That Are Way Worth Adding To Your Next Playlist
thoughtcatalog.com

Whether I was commuting on Pennsylvania’s rock-ribbed highways, escaping the teeth-grinding stress of graduate school, or just trying to fee

Behind an epic Arizona lightning photo: ‘I saw it and lost my mind’
www.washingtonpost.com

Photographer calls image facing the Superstition mountains the 'best capture of my life.'

Disney University, Disney Characters Redesigned as College Students
laughingsquid.com

A daily dose of unique art, culture and technology from around the world.

10,000 Shipping Containers Lost At Sea Each Year...Here's a Look At One ...
singularityhub.com

Right now, as you read this, there are five or six million shipping containers on enormous cargo ships sailing across the world's oceans. An

New DNA Results Show Kennewick Man Was Native American - The New York Times
www.nytimes.com

A new analysis, published in Nature, refutes the theory that the 8,500-year-old skeleton was a European. Instead, he was related to contempo

Swanky little rooms were nicely done. Wi-fi claim seemed to be false? Couldn't connect on multiple devices. Had to use my own hotspot for access.
Public - 6 months ago
reviewed 6 months ago
Wonderful place for brunch with crepes that leave you walking away pleasantly fulfilled. Small little restaurant that can get loud when packed tight, but otherwise it's well worth a visit if you are in the mood for some nice grub.
Food: ExcellentDecor: Very GoodService: Very Good
Public - 4 years ago
reviewed 4 years ago
3 reviews
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Best burgers currently made.
Public - 5 years ago
reviewed 5 years ago