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  • Sun, 21 Oct 2018 18:42:45 +0000: Product review: Olight M1T Raider torch - Unabridged – Travel + Vacation Issues
    The Olight M1T Raider is a rugged, waterproof and multi-purpose torch that’s likely to withstand a lifetime of use. First impressions Olight specialise in LED lighting and sell a range of torches and headtorches suitable for walking, camping, hunting and general outdoor use.  I’ve previously reviewed the H1 Nova headtorch and highly recommend it as a lightweight and powerful torch for walking and camping.  … Read More Product review: Olight M1T Raider torch Continue reading
  • Sun, 21 Oct 2018 17:24:42 +0000: WIESBADEN (MAINZ-KASTEL), GERMANY STREET ART: SHARK ATTACK by HAI SOCIETY - Unabridged – Photography + Photos + Images + Graphic Design Issues
    20oct18. Mainz-Kastel, Wiesbaden, Germany. Continue reading
  • Sun, 21 Oct 2018 15:43:33 +0000: Cousins Maine Lobster Truck Rolls into Connecticut - Unabridged – Food + Restaurants + Nutrition + Diet Issues
    On Wednesday afternoon the Cousins Maine Lobster trucked rolled into the circle at Bedford Square in Westport to offer their version of the perfect lobster roll. Although I hail from the city that never sleeps, my New England roots were planted well over 30 years ago having lived in Boston, and summered in both Maine and Newport. At the risk of sounding presumptuous I daresay that I happen to know a thing or two about what makes a good lobster roll. So when I was invited to try them out I couldn’t possibly say no.  Continue reading
  • Sun, 21 Oct 2018 11:30:52 +0000: From Darwin to DNA: evolution, genomics, and conservation of the Galapagos giant tortoises - Unabridged – Science + Technology + Scientific Research Issues

    Established in 1903, Journal of Heredity covers organismal genetics across a wide range of disciplines and taxa. Articles include such rapidly advancing fields as conservation genetics of endangered species, population structure and phylogeography, molecular evolution and speciation, molecular genetics of disease resistance in plants and animals, genetic biodiversity and relevant computer programs.

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  • Sun, 21 Oct 2018 07:57:27 +0000: POLITIKS OF GRAFFITI 102: MAKE AMERICA DUMB AGAIN - Unabridged – Photography + Photos + Images + Graphic Design Issues
    Week 101: Experts in authoritarianism advise to keep a list of things subtly changing around you, so you’ll remember. October 21, 2018 https://medium.com/@Amy_Siskind/week-101-experts-in-authoritarianism-advise-to-keep-a-list-of-things-subtly-changing-around-you-9f64ee517189 With midterms approaching, the country is electrified and on edge. This week Trump… More Continue reading
  • Sun, 21 Oct 2018 07:57:27 +0000: POLITIKS OF GRAFFITI 102: MAKE AMERICA DUMB AGAIN - Unabridged – Photography + Photos + Images + Graphic Design Issues
    Week 101: Experts in authoritarianism advise to keep a list of things subtly changing around you, so you’ll remember. October 21, 2018 https://medium.com/@Amy_Siskind/week-101-experts-in-authoritarianism-advise-to-keep-a-list-of-things-subtly-changing-around-you-9f64ee517189 With midterms approaching, the country is electrified and on edge. This week Trump… More Continue reading
  • Sun, 21 Oct 2018 07:30:29 +0000: Technology picks up its sword in the service of social justice - Unabridged – Science + Technology + Scientific Research Issues

    Most Americans think of activism primarily in the context of and petitioning our elected representatives. It’s true that elected officials do have an important influence on the development of policies and programs that affect the lives of Americans—issues like immigration, reproductive rights, gun violence, mass incarceration, sexual harassment, and the opioid crisis are front and center in November’s election.

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  • Sat, 20 Oct 2018 20:08:09 +0000: WIESBADEN (Mainz-Kastel), GERMANY GRAFFITI: MIRROR, MIRROR ON THE WALL… - Unabridged – Photography + Photos + Images + Graphic Design Issues
    20oct18. Mainz-Kastel, Wiesbaden, Germany Continue reading
  • Sat, 20 Oct 2018 18:25:10 +0000: Lost and found in Marrakech ~ - Unabridged – Photography + Photos + Images + Graphic Design Issues
    Marrakech, a city that does not trust photographers, a place that lives off tourists and snubs them say the same time, but that’s just on the surface. In the last 4 days I asked every local I had the chance to speak with why is there such an automatic and immediate negative response to being … Continue reading Lost and found in Marrakech ~ Continue reading
  • Sat, 20 Oct 2018 13:27:57 +0000: Progress paradoxes in China, India, and the US: A tale of growing but unhappy countries - Unabridged – Science + Technology + Scientific Research Issues
    What we know depends on what we measure. Traditional income-based metrics, such as GDP and poverty headcounts, tell a story of unprecedented economic development, as seen by improvements in longevity, health, and literacy. Yet, well-being metrics, which are based on large-scale surveys of individuals around the world and assess their daily moods, satisfaction with life,…
          
     
     
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  • Sat, 20 Oct 2018 10:30:12 +0000: Two Cheers for Inconsistency? : Orwell’s Doublethink - Unabridged – Science + Technology + Scientific Research Issues

    How concerned should we be about consistency? The answer if you were George Orwell would seem to be not very much. Orwell was, to use one of his own phrases, a “change-of-heart man.”

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  • Sat, 20 Oct 2018 10:00:43 +0000: Africa in the news: DRC Inga dam agreement and Somaliland port expansion - Unabridged – Science + Technology + Scientific Research Issues
    Inga 3 agreement signed in the democratic republic of congo and Congolese citizens expelled from Angola This week, the Democratic Republic of Congo signed a deal with a consortium of Chinese and European companies to move forward with the Inga dam project. The Inga 3 project is expected to produce 11,000 megawatts of power when…
          
     
     
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  • Sat, 20 Oct 2018 09:30:39 +0000: The ABCs of successful aging - Unabridged – Science + Technology + Scientific Research Issues

    Despite some people saying that the secret to longevity is all in the genes (so pick your parents wisely!), there is a lot we can to do age well. In fact, most of these secrets are really good things to do at any age in life.

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  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 23:30:24 +0000: Friday Farm Favorites: Blue Sky Day - Unabridged – Homes + Home + Living + Lifestyle Issues
    Green Hill Farm October 2018   “You are the sky. Everything else—it’s just the weather.” ~Pema Chodron       Wishing everyone a wonderful weekend! Continue reading
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 22:08:08 +0000: The Trump administration is preparing a major mistake on the INF Treaty - Unabridged – Science + Technology + Scientific Research Issues
    Press reports indicate that National Security Advisor John Bolton wants the United States to withdraw from the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty and that he will inform the Russians of this when he visits Moscow October 22-23. Washington certainly has grounds for withdrawal: Russia is violating the agreement. But doing so now would be…
          
     
     
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  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 20:44:17 +0000: Placed-Based Policies for Shared Economic Growth - Unabridged – Science + Technology + Scientific Research Issues
    Where people live in the United States is often a key determinant of their economic outcomes. This is evident when you consider the disparities that exist between counties. In our research, we found that compared to the lowest-performing U.S. counties, in the highest-performing counties: Workers between the ages of 25 and 54 are 16 percentage points…
          
     
     
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  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 18:14:06 +0000: Collaborative capacity building in 21st century skills assessment: Reflections from Mongolia - Unabridged – Science + Technology + Scientific Research Issues
    Countries have long realized the importance of students developing skills for the 21st century. Skills such as critical thinking, collaboration, and problem solving are increasingly identified as important learning goals. To support teaching and learning these skills, assessment is key–and this is one of the main challenges that education systems around the world currently face.…
          
     
     
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  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 17:47:46 +0000: Educators Share the Power of Stories - Unabridged – Science + Technology + Scientific Research Issues
    Fifteen storytellers share their wisdom, passion and experience at an NEA Foundation symposium, "Keeping the Promise of Public Education." Continue reading
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 15:26:09 +0000: pumpkin chickpea soup & seasons change - Unabridged – Cooking + Recipes + LifeHacks + Tips
    This version of the Gujarati dish, doodhi channa dal, is made with pumpkin but can be easily made with any squash of your choice. It's flavoured with Indian spices and makes for a simple, hearty, and nourishing soup. Continue reading
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 12:03:23 +0000: Organika Kitchen Opens on Main Street in New Canaan - Unabridged – Food + Restaurants + Nutrition + Diet Issues
    Exciting news for New Canaan. The vegetarian mecca, Organika Kitchen has opened on Main Street, via The New Canaanite. Nearly one year after announcing its plans, vegan and vegetarian foods provider Organika Kitchen officially opened Monday in downtown New Canaan. The eatery, well-established in Southport, soft-opened at 96 Main St. in the morning and welcomed its Known for its pancakes, mezza plates, smoothies, organic salads and juices, protein and açaí bowls, burgers and pizza, Organika joins a growing number establishments offering vegan and vegetarian foods in New Canaan, including Embody and Green & Tonic. Continue reading
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 12:03:23 +0000: Organika Kitchen Opens on Main Street in New Canaan - Unabridged – Food + Restaurants + Nutrition + Diet Issues
    Exciting news for New Canaan. The vegetarian mecca, Organika Kitchen has opened on Main Street, via The New Canaanite. Nearly one year after announcing its plans, vegan and vegetarian foods provider Organika Kitchen officially opened Monday in downtown New Canaan. The eatery, well-established in Southport, soft-opened at 96 Main St. in the morning and welcomed its Known for its pancakes, mezza plates, smoothies, organic salads and juices, protein and açaí bowls, burgers and pizza, Organika joins a growing number establishments offering vegan and vegetarian foods in New Canaan, including Embody and Green & Tonic. Continue reading
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 11:00:11 +0000: Bierpinsel (beer brush) - Unabridged – Travel + Vacation Issues
    The Bierpinsel is a modernist style tower standing in the district of Steglitz, right on the Schloßstrasse (over the Schloßstrasse U-Bahn station). It is a representative of a 1970’s futuristic “Poparchitektur” style, so in this stracture you can see how people of that time imageined what the future will be like. It was built opened […] Continue reading
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 10:47:50 +0000: Mint Chocolate Souffles - Unabridged – Cooking + Recipes + LifeHacks + Tips
    Mint Chocolate Souffles by Wood and Spoon blog. These are fluffy rich dark chocolate souffles with a mint creme anglais. From the Staub cookbook by Amanda Fredrickson. Served in mini cocottes or ramekins, these desserts are perfect for fancy or holiday dinner parties, birthdays and other special events. Find the how to on thewoodandspoon.com by Kate WoodI can’t tell you how antsy I have been for Friday. Just envision me with a frizzy pony tail, wearing smelly gym clothes and about half of my children’s breakfast. Then envision the unsettling//crazy look in my eyes as I survey my home covered with... Continue reading
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 08:01:46 +0000: A Photo a Week: Through Glass - Unabridged – Photography + Photos + Images + Graphic Design Issues
    For Nancy Merrill’s A Photo a Week Challenge: Through Glass Continue reading
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 01:48:54 +0000: Thursday Doors – 10/18/2018 - Unabridged – Photography + Photos + Images + Graphic Design Issues
    A Mix of European and Californian White Doors Continue reading