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Spencer Gardner
Attended Brigham Young University
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Crap. Sauron is back.
A new photograph of a distant galaxy looks like it was the inspiration for the 'one ring' in 'The Hobbit,' but it's actually a cosmic phenomenon in which the light from one galaxy is bent into a circle by the gravity of another galaxy.
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"People want transparency like this, and Greenhouse may actually play a role."
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Interested in paying the ransom required to set our political system free?
MayOne.us - SuperPAC to end all SuperPacs. Join our effort to win a Congress committed to reforming the influence of money in Politics.
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Nearly every year we hear that the number of people killed by people driving cars is down from the year before. That’s good right? The good news is that the trend has indeed continued downward sinc...
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New images from NASA's Curiosity Mars rover show Earth shining brighter than any star in the Martian night sky.
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Pictures of space get a lot of smiles around here, but it's pretty rare for one of them to smile back at us.
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By Jason Segedy June 20, 2014 Follow me on Twitter @thestile1972 Flight Memorial Drive, Copley Township (Montrose) “ Something’s going on, a change is taking place Children smiling in the street have...
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Who knew?
In the series “The Secret Life of a Food Stamp,” Marketplace reporter Krissy Clark traces how big-box stores make billions from the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, aka food stamps. What’s more, the wages of many workers at these stores are so low that the workers themselves qualify for food...
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Every time I tell someone about OpenStreetMap, they inevitably ask “Why not use Google Maps?”. From a practical standpoint, it’s a …
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Why do I sometimes feel like we live in a third-world country? Oh, because by some measures, we do! But hey, as long as Comcast is "creating jobs", what's to complain about?

I still don't understand why the Googles and Facebooks of the world haven't championed this issue more loudly.
The U.S. should be treating the Internet like electricity or railroads, author Susan Crawford says.
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  • Brigham Young University
    Economics, 2000 - 2007
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Urban and Regional Planning, 2008 - 2010
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