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Reputation.com
I heard an ad on the radio recently for a company called " Reputation.com ", which pitched the company's "reputation management" services. Specifically, what it does is find and remove any personally identifiable data about you that is on the internet, and ...
I heard an ad on the radio recently for a company called "Reputation.com", which pitched the company's "reputation management" services. Specifically, what it does is find and remove any personally identifiable data about yo...
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Journalism
"The dirty secret: Journalism has always been hard to get in; you always had to eat so much crap to find a place to stand. I waited tables for seven years, did writing on the side. If you're gonna get a job that's a little bit of a caper, that isn't really ...
"The dirty secret: Journalism has always been hard to get in; you always had to eat so much crap to find a place to stand. I waited tables for seven years, did writing on the side. If you're gonna get a job that's a little bi...
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Richest Authors
Reading a list of the richest authors is interesting. The waters are muddied somewhat, because some people who are already super-rich happen to write a book, and other people who are already super-famous write mediocre books which become best sellers on acc...
Reading a list of the richest authors is interesting. The waters are muddied somewhat, because some people who are already super-rich happen to write a book, and other people who are already super-famous write mediocre books...
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IUDs
IUDs are by far the most effective form of reversible female birth control. A 2012 study in the New England Journal of Medicine tracked the outcomes of thousands of women between ages 14-45 at risk of an unintended pregnancy, using various forms of contrace...
IUDs are by far the most effective form of reversible female birth control. A 2012 study in the New England Journal of Medicine tracked the outcomes of thousands of women between ages 14-45 at risk of an unintended pregnancy,...
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Moonbeams
Marines, ever wonder where the Marine Corps vocabulary terms such as "ink-stick" (pen). "moonbeam" (flashlight), or "gofasters" (running shoes) originated? They were the literal translations of words invented by the Navajo Code Talkers in World War Two to r...
Marines, ever wonder where the Marine Corps vocabulary terms such as "ink-stick" (pen). "moonbeam" (flashlight), or "gofasters" (running shoes) originated? They were the literal translations of words invented by the Navajo C...
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Why do people vote?
Economists often quip that voting makes no sense, from an economics standpoint. The chance of your vote making the difference is so small as to be practically negligible. So why do people vote? In the first century of the United States' history, voting was ...
Economists often quip that voting makes no sense, from an economics standpoint. The chance of your vote making the difference is so small as to be practically negligible. So why do people vote? In the first century of the Un...
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Where's Waldo
Where's Waldo? According to US Census data, there are currently 7,956 people in the US with the first name Waldo, all of them male. Looking at baby-naming trends, the use of the name Waldo for newborns peaked in 1910 with 87 out of every 1 million babies re...
Where's Waldo? According to US Census data, there are currently 7,956 people in the US with the first name Waldo, all of them male. Looking at baby-naming trends, the use of the name Waldo for newborns peaked in 1910 with 87...
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GI Bill
70 years ago today, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed into law the "Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944," better known as the "GI Bill of Rights." The GI Bill was intensely controversial, passing the Senate by only 1 vote. Though it became law in a f...
70 years ago today, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed into law the "Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944," better known as the "GI Bill of Rights." The GI Bill was intensely controversial, passing the Senate by only 1 ...
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International Anxiety
If you take people from all over the world who grew up in different environments and cultures and ask them to describe the sensation of fear, they all pretty much report the same experience. But ask them to describe the feeling of anxiety, and you get respo...
If you take people from all over the world who grew up in different environments and cultures and ask them to describe the sensation of fear, they all pretty much report the same experience. But ask them to describe the feel...
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Captchas
Captchas are the questions websites use to make sure you are a human, and generally consist of words written in the pattern of a fuzzy background which a computer would be unable to read. The inventor of captchas felt guilty about the fact that his inventio...
Captchas are the questions websites use to make sure you are a human, and generally consist of words written in the pattern of a fuzzy background which a computer would be unable to read. The inventor of captchas felt guilty...
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