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Happy Birthday to the Youngest Nation in the World !
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On Saturday, southern Sudan will become the independent country of South Sudan. This will be an historic event: the culmination of a six-year process that ended a long, brutal civil war that caused the deaths of millions. Although the road to independence has been hard, people look toward the future.
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Christo: A Walk on Water… Wow!
The artist Christo inaugurated his first outdoor installation in over a decade, also the first since the death of his partner Jeanne-Claude in 2009.
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Zaki Manian went from developer to founder of a blockchain business. Join him and other experts to learn how to get started on blockchain tomorrow on a Google hangout. http://ibm.co/21hGZXx
The tide of interest is now turning to blockchain because it has the potential to rework the old order of processing transactions.
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“There’s an old saying about the fire department: ‘150 years of tradition unimpeded by progress,’” says Captain Tracey Chin, who’s been an Oakland firefi...
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College teachers are often stressed and demoralized, says anthropologist Barbara J. King, and a new book on the corporate university provides startling answers as to why.
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FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Community Lunch and Roundtable with RICK LOWE !
FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Community Lunch + Roundtable with Rick Lowe Join Rick Lowe for lunch, informal conversation, and a roundtable discussion with community organizers and artists. Site Projects is pleased to announce, RICK LOWE: IN CONVERSATION, a public lecture and event series with Houston-based artist and 2014 MacArthur Fellow, Rick Lowe. Interdisciplinary and community-driven, Lowe's visionary work will resonate with and inspire New Haven’s...
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The president of the National Black Farmers Association says African-Americans have a negative association with farming — and he wants that to change.
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Discover how quickly you can create & deliver powerful applications. http://ibm.co/1UdNX0Z
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Before European Christians Forced Gender Roles, Native Americans Acknowledged 5 Genders
Before European Christians Forced Gender Roles, Native Americans Acknowledged 5 Genders It wasn’t until Europeans took over North America that natives adopted the ideas… BIPARTISANREPORT.COM | BY  PEARSON MCKINNEY- WRITER
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"The way I see it, you can either work for a living or you can fly airplanes. Me, I'd rather fly" (Captain Len Morgan, [March 23, 1922 – March 11, 2005], Captain, Braniff International Airways; Aviation Author)
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Even While Sucking Down Fumes, Biking To Work Is Healthier Than Driving
The health benefits you get from a bike ride far outweigh the risks from breathing in the air that's being polluted by the people who are not biking.
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