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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- …the U.S. intelligence services break into computers and computer networks abroad at an astounding rate, certainly on a greater scale than any other intelligence service in the world. How will the United States respond when Russia and China
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On July 19 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Washington, D.C., the American Society on International Law will host a panel entitled, “U.S. Supreme Court ‘International Law’ Year in Review.” Panelists include John B. Bel
Since the beginning of advertising, packaging has been a major influencer on what we buy and why. If two identical products come in vastly different qualities of packaging design, the higher quality package will win every time. The same thing applies
Treasure Planet - Disney's Biggest Mistake I'm Still Not Over Disney's Treasure Planet Why aren't we still talking about Treasure Planet?
This is a thoughtful and important article by Mark Weber (aka Jersey Jazzman), who teaches in public school in New Jersey and is earning his doctorate in statistics at Rutgers. He notes that both the New Jersey Star-Ledger and the New York Post were
Horatio Wildman was born in 1828 in Fairfield County, Connecticut, to Frederick Seymour Wildman, and his wife the former Julia Ann Starr. Horatios grandfather was Zalmon Wildman, one of the proprietors of the city of Sandusky. When addressing the Fir
New research into Greenland's glaciers will help bring accurate sea level rise forecasts which are crucial in preparing for the impacts of climate changea step closer.
With more than 60% of people passing on their promotional or custom made items when they’re done with them, custom materials can have a big impact. Picture buttons or customized promotional materials have a long shelf life. Even if you&
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Maria T. Kolar (University of Oklahoma College of Law) has posted 'Finding' a Way to Complete the Ring of Capital Jury Sentencing (95 Denv. L. Rev. 671 (2018)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In the modern death penalty era...
A team of researchers at the National Institutes of Health has found that women in biomedical sciences are just as successful as men in sustaining grant funding. In their paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the group d
Meet Billy Wayne Ruddick, Sacha Baron Cohen's latest creation. Dr. Ruddick (PhD) runs Truthbrary.org for the good of the American people.
The following are some of the multiple questions from the recent June 2018 New York State Common Core Geometry Regents exam. The answers to Part I can be found here June 2018 Geometry, Part II Each correct answer is worth up to 2 credits. Partial cre
Everyone has a personal website nowadays, which begs the question: how in the name of all things code-worthy are you supposed to make yours stand out? Luckily, we have some dynamic website design tips for you. And the great thing is, you can personal
The UK's tallest bird the common crane is here to stay and we could have as many as 275 breeding pairs within 50 years, according to the latest population model from scientists at the University of Exeter, WWT and RSPB published in Animal Conservatio
The creator of Prince of Cats and Black History in Its Own Words talks about his new magazine, art school, animation, and Walt Disney. Continue reading →Ronald Wimberly is a multitalented artist, writer, and editor. He created the graphic n
Forcing Cancer To Die Apoptosis and mapping protein structures helped a team of scientists to find another way to fight cancer.
Welcome to Apartment Therapy's Chore-Free Summer. Every weekday until July 20, we're arming you with time-saving shortcuts and hacks that'll help you work smarter, not harder, when it comes to homekeeping this summer. Because cleaning doesn't have to
Just letting you know that I am bringing out yet another book. Titled Substance Abuse: Your Questions Answered, the book is available in hardcover and Kindle on Amazon and better bookstores everywhere. According to the description on the Amazon websi
The Trump administration may soon get its wish when it comes to one of its major education policy priorities: a Senate-approved overhaul of federal career and technical education law.The Trump administration may soon get its wish when it comes to one
Wikipedia explains that the Fifth Third Bank's name "is derived from the names of both of the bank's two predecessor companies: Third National Bank and Fifth National Bank, which merged in 1908". But despite the fact that "[t]he bank operates 1,154 b
Name: Shelby Sloan Location: Orlando, Florida Size: 450 square feet Years lived in: 4 years, renting I'm Shelby, an artist, vintage shop owner, and interior design nerd. I live on my own in this little beauty. I really don't think anyone else would f
ByAndrew Montford A few days ago, the BBCs Roger Harrabin mentioned a new suggestion that instead of cutting up redundant oil rigs, we should simply sink them to the bottom of the sea, where they would become artificial reefs that would encourage a f
Just days after the bizarre discovery of eleven bodies belonging to the same New Delhi family, police are still struggling to understand the underlying cause of the deaths. Though initially suspected to be murder, an autopsy report determined that th
One discipline reduces behavior to elegantly simple rules; the other wallows in our full, complex particularity. What can they learn from each other?
I would not consider this an issue. However I am curious to understand the potential reasonings behind this. Usually I spend a great majority of my free time in solitude, I dont bother having social interactions with others (family orI would not cons
John Bray of Control RisksIn Control Risks’ experience, many Germany companies operating internationally still underestimate the reach of their own country’s anti-corruption laws. A new report published by the OECD shows why this
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In Episode 226 of The Cyberlaw Podcast, I'm deep in the Cologado wilderness, and the News Roundup team (Brian Egan with Matthew Heiman, Jim Lewis, and Dr. Megan Reiss) muddles through without him. Matthew and Jim discuss Friday's indictment of 12 Rus
It’s carnival time again. Activities, games, lessons, hands-on fun — if you’ve written a blog post about math, we’d love to have you join our Playful Math Blog Carnival. Posts must be relevant to students or te
CRISPR gene editing technology is revolutionising medicine and biology. This technique allows scientists to edit DNA with more precision and greater ease than previous gene editing technology.
And let the device names fall where they may
Britain is experiencing a prolonged wind drought that has slowed or halted the blades on turbines around the country
A magnetic wire inserted into a vein could attract magnetized tumor cells
A new study by researchers at Uppsala University and the Italian National Institute for Geophysics and Volcanology (INGV) published in the journal Scientific Reports sheds light on magma storage under the currently active Agung volcano on the island
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At The Hill, Lydia Wheeler reports that [a] group working to make the Supreme Court more transparent has asked a federal judge to force the government to release tens of thousands of documents related to [Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaughs]
Now that the glass ceiling is slowly getting shattered, it is not uncommon to find women in top management, especially women as CEOs and business owners. In this day and age, women take up a good portion of the work environment and they have also bee
via HYPERALLERGIC Anxiety abounds when you are about to install a work by Nam June Paik. The master of media art created works that are as ephemeral as they are transcendent, constructed out of TV sets and recording devices that are no longer manufac
Death rates from liver cancer have risen steadily since 2000, resulting in the disease going from the ninth-leading cause of cancer death to the sixth, according to a new report.
A patient came to see me with lower abdominal pain. Was she interested in my medical opinion? Not really. She was advised to see me by her gynecologist who had advised that the patient undergo a hysterectomy. Was this physician seeking my medical adv
At IBM Research AI, we built an AI-based solution to assist analysts in preparing reports. The paper describing this work recently won the best paper award at the "In-Use" Track of the 2018 Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC).
There’s a school of thought that says complexity has an inversely proportional relation to reliability. In other words, the smarter you try to make something, the more likely it is to end up failing for a dumb reason. As a totally random ex
 Here are a few advertisements for how to draw courses or cartoon correspondence courses, as they were called.  Above: a bit of a cheat. This was a promotional banner for The Toonseum's gallery show on the same subject. I was honore
We've scanned the schedule and pulled out the can't-miss panels and screenings that space lovers should make their top priority for Comic-Con International in San Diego from July 19 to 22.
This work may give some careers advisors pause for thought. By Alex FraderaByAlex Fradera In theory, our personal traits and interests should affect the jobs we pursue and where we thrive the most. This assumption is baked into the Work Psychology th
To discover and confirm the presence of a planet around stars other than the sun, astronomers wait until it has completed three orbits. However, this very effective technique has its drawbacks since it cannot confirm the presence of planets at relati
There’s a school of thought that says complexity has an inversely proportional relation to reliability. In other words, the smarter you try to make something, the more likely it is to end up failing for a dumb reason. As a totally random ex
In a Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) "Special Feature" paper published online June 26, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and University of Michigan researchers reported on recent experiments and techniques designed
If you’re a frequent reader of blogs like this, I bet you tend to be hard on yourself. You’re self-critical, self-conscious and struggle with the feeling something’s wrong with you....If you’re a frequent reade
Viking Orion, the newest Viking Ocean Cruise ship, made its debut in Italy on June 14, revealing a unique high-tech feature: a planetarium at sea.
Within just six months, the European Space Agency and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency are planning to launch a new mission to Mercury called BepiColombo but they're already acting like the mission has launched.
Magnitsky Act architect Bill BrowderDuring the Helsinki summit Monday, Russian President Vladimir Putin offered American investigators a chance to interview 12 indicted Russian intelligence agents in exchange for Russian access to Bill Browder.