Monthly Archives: May 2014

Letting Sprint Buy T-Mobile Will Fix Broadband Competition, According To Sprint Chairman

Originally posted on Consumerist:
(Will Middelaer) Yesterday at the Code Conference, Sprint chairman Masayoshi Son spoke about the (terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad) state of internet service in the United States. But there was a distinctly self-serving undercurrent to Son’s…

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Lubbock ISD wins lawsuit over banning Jesus Tattoo advertisement

Lubbock ISD wins lawsuit over banning Jesus Tattoo advertisement.

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Dads Who Wash the Dishes Raise More Aspirational Daughters

Originally posted on TIME:
Dads who want their daughters to aim for prestigious professions should start by doing the dishes or loading the washing machine, a new study suggests. The study, to be published in the journal Psychological Science, found…

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“A great soul never dies. A great soul serves everyone all the time.”

“The caged bird sings with a fearful trill of things unknown but longed for still and his tune is heard on the distant hill for the caged bird sings of freedom.” –Maya Angelou    

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Edward Snowden: What’s in store for him, and about returning to the US An interview with the lawyer for the Internet Whistleblower.

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Music and Blue-Collar Bohemianism Really good article that investigates why people in their 40’s and 50’s choose a way of life where they get by, that allows them to pursue a passion such as music rather than opt for the … Continue reading

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Harvard graduates: cross section of society?

Is this a cross section of society, or the secret to getting ahead? What IS the secret to getting ahead? At what point is it more economical to compete with others, and at what point is it more profitable to … Continue reading

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Our garbage makes its way to the Arctic

Microplastics, tiny bits of plastic, have made their way to the Arctic circle. A scientist from Dartmouth who was studying microscopic organisms in samples of sea water found tiny pieces of plastic debris. This is evidence that our garbage and … Continue reading

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How Long Can Uranium Last? A Long Time Indeed

Originally posted on Musings on Interesting Things:
Excellent summary by Charles Barton of this question at “The Nuclear Green Revolution” … Thus global Uranium land resources will be sufficient to supply the human population of the world for a few…

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“Smart Pills” monitor health in computer from your insides

Take a pill, monitor your health On your iPad? The pills have little microchips in them. Call me crazy, but to monitor your health, use the computer that comes with our bodies, the one we all have up in our … Continue reading

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