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  • Wed, 23 May 2018 21:05:50 +0000: Teaching Students to Hope for the Best - Unabridged – Science + Technology + Scientific Research Issues
    Just like reading and math, hope is something that students need to practice—and adults need to teach. Continue reading
  • Wed, 23 May 2018 19:32:31 +0000: What Turkey’s local leaders have to say about the Syrian refugee crisis - Unabridged – Science + Technology + Scientific Research Issues
    Home to more than 3.5 million Syrians forced to flee, Turkey hosts the largest share of the world’s refugees. More than 90 percent of this population lives outside of camps in urban areas. Given the increasing trend internationally for refugees to live in cities, lessons from Turkey’s efforts to expand access to jobs and social…
          
     
     
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  • Wed, 23 May 2018 19:27:43 +0000: Artificial intelligence will disrupt the future of work. Are we ready? - Unabridged – Science + Technology + Scientific Research Issues
    Will you and your coworkers be replaced by robots? The answer to this question and more can be found in Darrell West’s new book, “The Future of Work: Robotics, AI, and Automation.” As innovations in artificial intelligence, robotics, and other technology bring us virtual assistants, wearable health tech, autonomous vehicles, and more, many industries are…
          
     
     
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  • Wed, 23 May 2018 18:47:51 +0000: How history explains America’s struggle to revive apprenticeships - Unabridged – Science + Technology + Scientific Research Issues
    Donald Trump is the latest in a long line of presidents to announce ambitious plans to slash the cost of college and create millions of new apprenticeships. But, as I argue in a forthcoming history on the 19th-century origins of student debt, American students have repeatedly rejected attempts to mainstream vocational education for over a…
          
     
     
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  • Wed, 23 May 2018 18:40:27 +0000: Too Many Dicks on the Beach - Unabridged – Travel + Vacation Issues
    “It’s a cock, girls,” Frank announced with glee. Grace and I exchanged eye-rolls – we’d seen our fair of penises. To be fair though, this... Continue reading
  • Wed, 23 May 2018 18:21:00 +0000: Now Available: First Issue of English Language Notes Published by Duke University Press - Unabridged – Science + Technology + Scientific Research Issues
    We are pleased to announce that the first issue of English Language Notes published by Duke University Press, volume 56, issue 1, “Critical and Comparative Mysticisms,” is now available. A respected forum of criticism and scholarship in literary and cultural studies since 1962, English Language Notes (ELN) is dedicated to pushing the boundaries of scholarship in literature and […] Continue reading
  • Wed, 23 May 2018 18:08:55 +0000: Elections in Lebanon and Iraq offer a glimmer of hope—how the US should prepare for the long term - Unabridged – Science + Technology + Scientific Research Issues
    Yesterday afternoon, I testified before the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa about recent elections in Iraq and Lebanon. My full testimony is available here; below are some highlights. Video of the hearing, which also included colleagues Danielle Pletka of the American Enterprise Institute and Michael Doran of the Hudson Institute,…
          
     
     
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  • Wed, 23 May 2018 17:52:52 +0000: Point de vue prospectif sur l’Afrique: Le revenu minimum universel et les pays pétroliers en Afrique - Unabridged – Science + Technology + Scientific Research Issues
    Pour ceux d’entre nous qui, aux alentours de 2013, étaient optimistes quant aux économies africaines, ces dernières années ont été décevantes. En dépit du fait que le continent a dégagé un taux de croissance annuel moyen de près de 5 pourcent durant les quinze premières années de ce siècle, ce taux de croissance a depuis…
          
     
     
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  • Wed, 23 May 2018 17:02:50 +0000: The Bill Gates Line - Unabridged – Science + Technology + Scientific Research Issues
    Understanding the differences between aggregators and platforms matters for companies interacting with them and also regulators considering antitrust. Continue reading
  • Wed, 23 May 2018 16:43:03 +0000: Arguing against public land privatization and transfer - Unabridged – Science + Technology + Scientific Research Issues
    This week in North Philly Notes, Steven Davis, author of In Defense of Public Lands provides his arguments for why privatization, transfer, and deregulation of our public land are disastrously bad policies.  This past spring break, I had the privilege to visit Chiricahua National Monument in the rugged southeast corner of Arizona. From Tucson, I drove several hours through […] Continue reading
  • Wed, 23 May 2018 15:00:00 +0000: The Book of Radiance - Unabridged – Science + Technology + Scientific Research Issues
    An old Jew reflects on what the Zohar illuminates about the nature of the Jewish tradition. Continue reading
  • Wed, 23 May 2018 14:51:00 +0000: CT Guide To Kids Cooking Classes & Summer Camps - Unabridged – Food + Restaurants + Nutrition + Diet Issues
    “MOM! MA! Mommmmmmm… “What?!” “I’m bored.” Oh boy. Have you heard this lovely little conversation often during the summer months? Kids young and old let that horrifying phrase fall from their lips at an astounding rate. Are you just cringing thinking about how you will derail these declarations for 10 weeks? Well, now you can consider yourself informed and prepared to battle the cries of blahs and beat the little buggers at their own game! We’ve got some tasty ideas so that you can wave goodbye to boredom, and say hello to a creative and fun summer (not to mention, delicious). Maybe your kids will even treat you to a meal or two along the way. Maybe you’ll get the last laugh this summer… Here are 14 Kids Cooking Classes & Summer Camps. Continue reading
  • Wed, 23 May 2018 13:36:51 +0000: The Duplex Is Coming Back Together, And It’s Happening Quickly! - Unabridged – Homes + Home + Living + Lifestyle Issues

    Last time our duplex renovation was on the blog, it was still looking like shell – er, skeleton – of its former self (see below). The stench of potential was thick in the air (how’s that for a mental picture?) and today, nearly a month later, we’re gonna blow a big whiff of progress in your general direction. We’re starting to see our new floor plan come to life, the second story additions on the back of the house (two more bathrooms!) are nearly complete, and the rain held off just long enough last week to get the front windows in – including Sherry’s precious diamond-grille windows in the top middle (if you follow us on

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  • Wed, 23 May 2018 12:41:07 +0000: May Is Better Hearing and Speech Month - Unabridged – Homes + Home + Living + Lifestyle Issues
    For those of you who follow this blog, you may recall that I am a speech and language pathologist. Since May is Better Hearing and Speech Month, and ASHA, or the American Speech and Hearing Association focuses on autism during part of the month, I thought I would share some information with you. According to the organization, Autism Speaks, autism and autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are both general terms for a group of complex disorders of brain development.  These disorders are characterized, in varying degrees, by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors.  They include autistic disorder (sometimes referred to as “classic autism”), Rett Syndrome, childhood disintegrative disorder, pervasive developmental disorder–not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS) and Asperger syndrome.  ASD can be associated with intellectual disability, difficulties in motor coordination, and attention and physical health issues such as sleep and gastrointestinal disturbances. Some persons with ASD excel in visual skills, music, math, and art. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that autism spectrum disorders are the fastest growing developmental childhood disability:  a research study from 2000 indicated that 1/150 children were diagnosed with autism, and more recently, 1/68 children were identified with this developmental disorder.  Studies also show that autism is four to five times more common among boys than girls.  An estimated 1 out of 42 boys and 1 in 189 girls are diagnosed with autism in the United States. ASD is estimated to […] Continue reading
  • Wed, 23 May 2018 10:51:39 +0000: It’s A Woman’s World: Marcia Selden of Marcia Selden Catering & Event Planning - Unabridged – Food + Restaurants + Nutrition + Diet Issues
    Fairfield County is full of trailblazing women, particularly in the culinary world. Which is why, with 2018 being proclaimed the Year of the Woman, we felt compelled to honor the pioneers among us.   Our new series, “It’s A Woman’s World’ is devoted to Fairfield County female influencers who’ve forged their own paths, often in food-related fields long dominated by men. Whether farming the land, bringing healthy food to the masses, feeding an entrepreneurial spirit or injecting feminism with food, these groundbreaking ladies have set a new definition of women’s work, creating new paths and setting examples for those who follow.  How'd they do it? Read on. This week, our focus turns to Marcia Selden, Owner of Marcia Selden Catering & Event Planning. Have a suggestion on someone you’d like to see featured? Email steph@ctbites.com.  Continue reading
  • Wed, 23 May 2018 07:00:41 +0000: Your Home Needs This: Malmo Teak & Ramie Chair from Rose & Grey - Unabridged – Homes + Home + Living + Lifestyle Issues

    So it’s back to my ‘Your Home Needs This’ series where I profile simple, well-considered design objects that I feel should be on…

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  • Tue, 22 May 2018 22:50:12 +0000: Tuesday Tunes: Life In Pink - Unabridged – Homes + Home + Living + Lifestyle Issues
    “La Vie en Rose” performed by Catherine Carraway Quartet   “La Vie en Rose” is a song that expresses the bliss of being in love.  It brims with pure emotion and beautiful sentiment.  To me, it’s one of the loveliest songs ever written.  “La Vie en Rose” or the English translation, Life Through Rosy Pink Glasses, was released as a single in 1947 by French singer, Édith Piaf and is one of her most famous and beloved songs. Édith Piaf, also known as “The Little Sparrow,” became an icon of France during World War II.  She was a symbol of French passion and tenacity.  Piaf’s signature song was about finding love after a trying time, and many people saw it as an anthem of hope as it was released shortly after the end of World War II. Here’s the thing:  “La Vie en Rose” isn’t just a song about romance; it’s an anthem of love for life, especially when everything around you is considered a source of joy.  Life through rosy pink glasses isn’t about being foolishly optimistic. Instead, it’s about a state of being, where we stop…and, are truly grateful for the many blessings and small miracles that occur in our everyday lives.   Have a wonderful week!   Continue reading
  • Tue, 22 May 2018 13:36:11 +0000: Biodiversity - Unabridged – Photography + Photos + Images + Graphic Design Issues
    Being aware that we’re in an era of the “Sixth Extinction” let’s pay tribute to this the 25th annual International Day of Biodiversity.  The Western Cape region is known as a hotspot for biodiversity particularly for it’s fynbos ecosystem.  No better way to describe it’s rich heritage is Cape Nature’s latest biodiversity report in this […] Continue reading
  • Tue, 22 May 2018 13:32:27 +0000: Winnipeg Jets Whiteout Party - Unabridged – Photography + Photos + Images + Graphic Design Issues

    Well, I was saving this post for when the Winnipeg Jets advanced to the final round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, but the hockey gods (as they say, for unknown reasons) have spoken, and the Jets will have to wait until next season to take home the cup. Now that it’s been a couple of […]

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  • Tue, 22 May 2018 13:00:59 +0000: Ohio kids get culinary training from Cuyahoga Community College students - Unabridged – Food + Restaurants + Nutrition + Diet Issues

    Over the eight-week program, the students learned the 12 recipes that covered the basics of cooking from some The First Tee's staff and Tri-C culinary students. They sat in on classes, checked out the college's kitchen and learned about the restaurant industry.

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  • Tue, 22 May 2018 11:09:54 +0000: Blind Rhino Announces New Location In Black Rock, Bridgeport - Unabridged – Food + Restaurants + Nutrition + Diet Issues
    This just is from CT Post After three years of running the Blind Rhino, owners Casey Dohme, Matt Bacco and Jamie Pantanella are looking to add their downtown Norwalk vibe to the Black Rock mix. The new sports bar, of the same name, will open at 3425 Fairfield Ave. in Bridgeport. Not long after opening the first location, the trio started searching for a second spot, setting their sights on making their way up the coast. “It’s nice to get it in motion and start the process,” Dohme said, stating that development of the new space is underway as they plan to open in the former Black Rock Sports Cafe. In a community filled with local bars and restaurants lining Fairfield Avenue like the Hub and Spoke, opening in Black Rock made sense, Bacco said, adding that a portion of their customer base comes from the area. Continue reading
  • Tue, 22 May 2018 07:42:42 +0000: Architectural Abstract - Unabridged – Photography + Photos + Images + Graphic Design Issues
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  • Mon, 21 May 2018 15:54:10 +0000: COCOA BEACH, FLORIDA: I’M NOT IN YOUR HURRY - Unabridged – Photography + Photos + Images + Graphic Design Issues
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  • Mon, 21 May 2018 08:17:22 +0000: Street Photography - Unabridged – Photography + Photos + Images + Graphic Design Issues
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  • Mon, 21 May 2018 05:00:00 +0000: #97: What We Learned (And Saved) From Our Shopping Ban - Unabridged – Homes + Home + Living + Lifestyle Issues

    Our month-long shopping hiatus came to a close last week, so today we’re sharing our results! What was the most difficult part? How did it change our habits? What were we dying to buy first after it ended? And – most importantly – how did it impact our bank account? We’re sharing all those details, along with some ideas for you to try if you’re too nervous to commit to a full-on ban. Plus, there’s a part of our house that we rarely show because we’ve been so ashamed of its state – but not anymore! Find out what we did to fix it without spending any money. We also added some easy organization at

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