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  • Sun, 24 Jun 2018 17:45:00 +0000: Gluten, Grain or Dairy Free?   Pour Me Cafe in Danbury Has You Covered  - Unabridged – Food + Restaurants + Nutrition + Diet Issues
    You know how it goes.  When you have a food allergy or sensitivity, or if you eat vegan or paleo, and you want to go out to eat anywhere, it can at times be quite the task to find a place to accommodate for what you need and want.   Enter Pour Me in Danbury. I heard about them from a friend who also has food sensitivities and she called it a ‘healthy comfort food type place.’  So as someone who can’t have gluten or dairy, I was naturally intrigued.   It was so nice not to have to call ahead to see if they had options other than a salad!  Andrea Gartner, the owner of Pour Me, opened the fine fast food cafe in downtown Danbury on a mission to revitalize downtown, and to provide food that gives people the fuel they need to “go out and do good in the world.” Continue reading
  • Sun, 24 Jun 2018 15:13:23 +0000: fly life - Unabridged – Photography + Photos + Images + Graphic Design Issues
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  • Sun, 24 Jun 2018 13:26:44 +0000: POLITIKS OF GRAFFITI 85: BOLD-FACED LIES - Unabridged – Photography + Photos + Images + Graphic Design Issues
    Week 84 of this presidency: Experts in authoritarianism advise to keep a list of things subtly changing around you, so you’ll remember. June 23, 2018 https://medium.com/@Amy_Siskind/week-84-experts-in-authoritarianism-advise-to-keep-a-list-of-things-subtly-changing-around-you-so-96e5879c7a32 Generations from now will mark this week as the moment… More Continue reading
  • Sun, 24 Jun 2018 11:30:17 +0000: Philosopher of the month: Mullā Sadrā [quiz] - Unabridged – Science + Technology + Scientific Research Issues

    This June, the OUP Philosophy team honours Mullā Sadrā (1571 - 1640) as their Philosopher of the Month. Mullā Sadrā was born in Shiraz, southern Iran, but moved around when he was studying and for the many pilgrimages he embarked on in in his lifetime. He later returned to Shiraz when he began teaching and taking on followers of his philosophy.

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  • Sun, 24 Jun 2018 09:40:17 +0000: Baked Blueberry & Yoghurt Cheesecake - Unabridged – Cooking + Recipes + LifeHacks + Tips
    Made with bright tasting Greek yoghurt and packed with splodges of juicy blueberries, this simple baked cheesecake is sure to go down a treat with all comers. Continue reading
  • Sun, 24 Jun 2018 09:30:02 +0000: Gulls on film: roadkill scavenging by wildlife in urban areas - Unabridged – Science + Technology + Scientific Research Issues

    The impact of roads on wildlife (both directly through wildlife-vehicle collisions, and indirectly due to factors such as habitat fragmentation) has likely increased over time due to expansion of the road network and increased use and number of vehicles. In the UK, for example, there were only 4.2 million vehicles on the roads in 1951, compared to 37.3 million by the end of 2016.

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  • Sun, 24 Jun 2018 07:30:40 +0000: Gun control is more complex than you think - Unabridged – Science + Technology + Scientific Research Issues

    In the public debate over gun control, many people talk as if our only options are to support or oppose it. Although some endorse more expansive views, many still talk as if our choices are quite limited: whether to support or oppose a small number of

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  • Sun, 24 Jun 2018 07:15:29 +0000: A Photo a Week: Light the Night - Unabridged – Photography + Photos + Images + Graphic Design Issues
    For A Photo a Week Challenge: Bay Bridge, San Francisco, California; Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, California; Canal, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Continue reading
  • Sun, 24 Jun 2018 07:00:41 +0000: Around the Corner - Unabridged – Photography + Photos + Images + Graphic Design Issues
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  • Sat, 23 Jun 2018 22:40:42 +0000: The Last Word - Unabridged – Science + Technology + Scientific Research Issues
    June 18-22, 2018 This week, Emma writes an Amazon review of her half-dome tent. That is, a review of how it fares through multiple trips through the Amazon—and everywhere else. Christie reminds herself to apply the base rate principle the next time she sees an ambiguous animal in her motion-triggered game camera. Michelle transports us […] Continue reading
  • Sat, 23 Jun 2018 22:03:27 +0000: A Gringo Goes to Salvador’s Carnival - Unabridged – Travel + Vacation Issues
    When you hear ‘Ziriguidum‘, you’re required to put both hands on your knees and bend down like you’re addressing an imaginary, ground-borne squirrel. Once you’re in... Continue reading
  • Sat, 23 Jun 2018 22:02:33 +0000: I Bought an Amazonian Toucan in Peru - Unabridged – Travel + Vacation Issues
    I’ve never really been one to take to guts and gore. I fainted dissecting cane toads at school, cried for three hours when our van... Continue reading
  • Sat, 23 Jun 2018 21:00:06 +0000: A Lonely Planet Surprise in India - Unabridged – Travel + Vacation Issues
    My stay in Rajasthan’s Royal City of Udaipur was intended to be a Lonely Planet special: accommodation, eating and sightseeing all planned out by an... Continue reading
  • Sat, 23 Jun 2018 14:00:55 +0000: I Bought a $1500 Sailboat in Florida - Unabridged – Travel + Vacation Issues
    It was a Friday afternoon in Florida; I had a couple of beers in me and a vague idea of a good deal and an... Continue reading
  • Sat, 23 Jun 2018 12:30:06 +0000: Who cares about scholarly communication? - Unabridged – Science + Technology + Scientific Research Issues

    Is there really anything that everyone needs to know about scholarly communication? At first blush, the answer might seem to be no.

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  • Sat, 23 Jun 2018 11:30:53 +0000: Nine “striking” facts about the history of the typewriter - Unabridged – Science + Technology + Scientific Research Issues

    The first machine known as the typewriter was patented on 23rd June 1868, by printer and journalist Christopher Latham Sholes of Wisconsin. Though it was not the first personal printing machine attempted—a patent was granted to Englishman Henry Mill in 1714, yet no machine appears to have been built—Sholes’ invention was the first to be practical enough for mass production and use by the general public.

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  • Sat, 23 Jun 2018 07:30:01 +0000: The Kuleshov Fallacy - Unabridged – Science + Technology + Scientific Research Issues

    The face has long been regarded as one of the major weapons in the arsenal of cinema—as a tool of characterization, a source of visual fascination, and not least, as a vehicle of emotional expression.

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  • Fri, 22 Jun 2018 20:13:07 +0000: Charts of the Week: Trump’s support base, college readiness, and equitable growth in opportunity zones - Unabridged – Science + Technology + Scientific Research Issues
    Click on any of the charts or links to access the full research.   Trump’s support among young remains low In the latest analysis from The Primaries Project, Brookings scholars use Gallup data to analyze President Trump’s support base and how it could affect primary elections. In the chart below, they point out that few…
          
     
     
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  • Fri, 22 Jun 2018 19:40:52 +0000: Africa in the news: Kenya’s budget, DRC elections, and austerity measures in Zambia - Unabridged – Science + Technology + Scientific Research Issues
    Kenya proposes rate cap repeal and Tanzania includes tax amnesty in tax bill Last week, Kenya’s Finance Minister, Henry Rotich released the government’s budget proposal for 2018-2019, which includes repeal of the rate cap law and raises or levies several new taxes. The rate cap law, introduced in 2016, caps the interest rate banks can…
          
     
     
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  • Fri, 22 Jun 2018 17:53:42 +0000: Meet Marcus Casey, new Rubenstein Fellow in the Economic Studies program - Unabridged – Science + Technology + Scientific Research Issues
    I’m Marcus Casey, I’m a Rubenstein Fellow in the Economic Studies program here at Brookings. Q: Where did you grow up? When I was a young child, I lived in Chicago on the South Side, and moved around quite a bit, so I lived in various neighborhoods. When I got a little bit older, my…
          
     
     
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  • Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:48:04 +0000: Nibble: CT Food Events for Week of June 24-31 - Unabridged – Food + Restaurants + Nutrition + Diet Issues
    On Thursday June 28 at 6pm, attend a Sunset Cruise with Mystic Whaler Cruises and the Mystic Cheese Company!  You bring the wine and they’ll provide hors d’oeuvres and a beautiful trip along Connecticut’s coastline.  It is $60 for those 13+ and $30 for kids ages 5-12.    Walrus + Carpenter is celebrating 5 years in Black Rock!  Join them on Saturday June 30 to commemorate the occasion with WalrusFEST 2018.  In addition to a pie eating contest, a bouncy house, live music, and cornhole, there will be a pet adoption event in conjunction with Little Dog Rescue.  High West will also be on hand with plenty of whisky.    This summer, Plan b Restaurants is bringing the shore indoors with its Summertime Seafood menu!  Available from June 25 to July 22 at all CT and MA locations, the menu features dishes like  whole belly clams, classic New England style clam chowder, Maine lobster rolls, and a “Best of New England” platter with fried clams, shrimp, and pollock.   This summer, Millstone Farm is hosting Summer Soiree Dinners with Chef Geoff Lazlo.  The evening begins at 6pm with a cocktail hour featuring a signature cocktail infused with herbs from the farm and passed hors d’oeuvres. A three course dinner will then be served family style while guests dine al fresco (BYOB).  The first takes place on Thursday June 28.    Continue reading
  • Fri, 22 Jun 2018 07:07:17 +0000: To Those Who Say, “They Should Just Come Here Legally” - Unabridged – Travel + Vacation Issues
    With the situation that has been underway in America until today’s executive order – children being taken from their parents at the border as part... Continue reading
  • Fri, 22 Jun 2018 06:12:24 +0000: Chișinău , Moldova : “Chișinău , You Intoxicate Me” - Unabridged – Photography + Photos + Images + Graphic Design Issues
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  • Fri, 22 Jun 2018 02:16:02 +0000: Thursday Doors – June 21, 2018 - Unabridged – Photography + Photos + Images + Graphic Design Issues
    These are the doors of the “De Zwarte Panter” (The Black Panther) art gallery in Antwerp, Belgium. The building, which was closed that day, was an old church converted into an art gallery. I loved the sculpted panther on top of the … Continue reading Continue reading
  • Thu, 21 Jun 2018 18:14:00 +0000: Episode 6 – Chef Bill Taibe (Kawa Ni / Jesup Hall / The Whelk) - Unabridged – Food + Restaurants + Nutrition + Diet Issues
    Chef Bill Taibe's culinary reputation is nationally known. His restaurants in Westport (Kawa Ni, The Whelk and Jesup Hall) are destination dining locations. Chef Taibe is making so... Continue reading