Spherical Model: Courts and Public Opinions
The Supreme Court reversed its October decision, wherein it decided not to rule on states’ being required by circuit court judges to change their definition of…
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Why Even Our Friends in the Middle East Don’t Like Us
President Barack Obama ‘s visit to Saudi Arabia this week with a heavy-duty delegation was a smart move. But nobody should have any illusions that this quick…
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Knowledge Management Specialist
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Along the western coast of England, under a half-moon hidden by clouds, a dark Audi sports car with fabricated plates followed an empty road toward a Barclays…
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Mad Men: Inside the Men's Rights Movement—and the Army of Misogynists and Trolls It Spawned | Mother Jones
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The Fire on the 57 Bus in Oakland - NYTimes.com
It was close to 5 o’clock on the afternoon of Nov. 4, 2013, and Sasha Fleischman was riding the 57 bus home from school. An 18-year-old senior at a small…
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How Quora Plans to Sidestep Google's Algorithm - WorldNews
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The Heroine’s Journey
Haley Thurston is a recent Yale graduate living in Cambridge, MA. She blogs about art at thesublemon.tumblr.com.
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What employers really want? Workers they don’t have to train
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Subconscious Keys
I missed this paper when it was first published in 2012:
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(Sugar) Baby's First Date
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Research Librarian job - McMillan LLP - Toronto, ON | Indeed.ca
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Copyright Services Librarian job - Centennial College - Toronto, ON | Indeed.ca
Centennial College - Toronto, ON Reporting to the Director, Libraries, the Copyright Services Librarian provides expertise and leadership for copyright…
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How an Internet trolling victim bonded with her worst troll
[This article contains spoilers about the radio episode in question.]
On Friday, public radio series This American Life dedicated an episode to stories that…
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How Bob Odenkirk Became Saul Goodman
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A Gospel According to the Earth
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The Aging of Abercrombie & Fitch
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How Unstable Is the Saudi Petro-Kingdom?
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The boy who didn't come back from heaven: inside a bestseller's 'deception'
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'That's Not All!' Kevin Trudeau, The World’s Greatest Salesman, Makes One Last Pitch
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Defending those accused of unthinkable crimes - The Boston Globe
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The Genius of Moondog, New York’s Homeless Composer
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Can the U.S. Ever Fix Its Messed-Up Maternity Leave System?
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Story of Diana: The Making of a Terrorist
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Department of Education Sides Against Students to Feather Its Own Bed in For-Profit Corinthian Colleges Debacle | naked capitalism
We hadn’t reported much on the horrorshow of for-profit Corinthian Colleges’ creative and varied ways of ripping off its students simply because the scandal…
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From Guantánamo Bay to American Prisons, the Psychological Horrors of Solitary Confinement | Vanity Fair
The rap on Guantánamo is that it’s a glaring exception to the American system of justice. But the controversial use of solitary confinement both at the camp and…
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Let’s Play! Narrative Discovery vs. Expert Guides
Ryan Tanaka is a resident blogger, visiting us from his home turf at http://ryan-writer.com. The latest musical work that inspired this article can be found…
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John Boehner's outrageous plan to help a foreign leader undermine Obama
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5 Tragic Reasons Why the World's Largest Theme Park Stands Abandoned in Ohio | Theme Park Tourist
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The Limits of Satire by Tim Parks
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Chérif and Saïd Kouachi’s Path to Paris Attack at Charlie Hebdo
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The Tragedy of Islamic State’s Japanese Hostage — War Is Boring — Medium
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It was just before dawn when 18 police officers poured out of an armored truck and an unmarked white van at the Laurel Park apartment complex on the outskirts…
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How secular family values stack up
More children are “growing up godless” than at any other time in our nation’s history. They are the offspring of an expanding secular population that includes a…
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If we liberate men’s sexuality, the war against women can end
When I became a professional dominatrix after years in the kink scene, I expected my kinky work to involve lots of spanking, whipping and bondage. And, to my…
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The Failure of a Past Basic Income Guarantee, the Speenhamland System | naked capitalism
The idea of a basic income guarantee is very popular with readers, more so that the notion of a job guarantee. Yet as we have mentioned in passing, this very…
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America's Dirtiest Cops: Cash, Cocaine, Corruption on the Texas Border | Rolling Stone
The temperature was nearing triple digits when Jonathan Treviño strapped on his bulletproof vest, slipped his .40-caliber Glock into his ankle holster and got…
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Whipping Boy
The author (front row, circled) and the roommate who tormented him (fourth row, left, magnified), at a Swiss boarding school. Credit Photograph by James…
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Dozens in D.C., Maryland paid the ultimate price for cooperating with police
The phone call that lured Robert “Rob” Alexander Jr. to his death came just after he returned from dinner with his mother.
“I’ll be right back,” he promised…
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A Wild Goose Chase
A Georgia chicken farmer hoped to find financial independence in ethical foie gras. Things got weird. On a cold, rainy afternoon last fall, Brandon Chonko…
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Roberto Saviano: My life under armed guard
As a young writer growing up in Caserta, a suburb of Naples, I felt myself getting more and more angry. There was a war going on between two mafia clans for…
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Petraeus must be prosecuted | Al Jazeera America
The U.S. Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation have recommended felony charges against David Petraeus for giving classified information to his…
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Blues on Wheels - The Morning News
Dispatches A writer becomes a carrier for the United States Postal Service out of a long-held love for the mail. What she discovers are screams, threats, lies,…
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The Profound Lack of Empathy in 'My Husband's Not Gay'
A new TLC special follows men who experience "same-sex attraction" but don't act on it. It has started a controversy—one that reveals a lot about cultural…
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My Lovely Wife in the Psych Ward
We met at 18. We wed at 24. At 27, I checked my wife into a psych ward—for the first time. How mental illness reshapes a marriage. • The first time I saw my…
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A City Run by Children
Children at KidZania spend the day role-playing at various careers. Among the simulated jobs are pilot, dentist, and judge. Credit Illustration by Nishant…
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It’s a head splitting cognitive dissonance to be fielding requests for help from friends who have just gotten swatted at the same time as giving someone else…
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A TBM just posted this on Facebook. 5 quotes from Joseph Smith that show his true character. Feel free to post your own historically verified quote from JS which may suggest otherwise.
211 users here now A forum for ex-mormons and others who have been affected by mormonism to share news, commentary, and comedy about the Mormon church.
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Linking Arms | Building Bridges to a Better Tomorrow
We have been overwhelmed with gratitude that our story has been helping so many people. We have had hundreds of people emailing, messaging, commenting, etc. and…
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The Secret to Keeping an Amazing Partner
Bryan Reeves expects other men to find the woman he loves sexy. He also expects that sometimes she’ll feel the same way about them. ___ Recently, I started…
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'I AM NOT CHARLIE': Leaked Newsroom E-mails Reveal Al Jazeera Fury over Global Support for Charlie Hebdo, by Brendan Bordelon, National Review
As journalists worldwide reacted with universal revulsion at the massacre of some of their own by Islamic jihadists in Paris, Al Jazeera English editor and…
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Why People Are Moving to the Town Without Wi-Fi
Monique Grimes had just moved to Florida for a new job when the syndrome started.
On the third morning in her St. Petersburg apartment, she woke with a harsh…
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Taking Care of Our Own | VQR Online
In Houston, undocumented immigrants have access to some of the nation’s best health care. Could this be a model for the rest of the country? It is june in…
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Things People Say When You’re A Blonde Engineer At MIT — Medium
[Hint: I’m not.]
Many MIT students recount questions about their GPA, test scores, magnificent things they’ve built, accomplishments, etc.
While I often find…
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Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley - The Daily Beast
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Several years ago I was contacted out of the blue by Matt Trevithick and Daniel Seckman, who said that they lived in Kabul and were…
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The murder that obsessed Italy | Tobias Jones | World news | The Guardian
Yara Gambirasio should only have been gone a short while. On Friday 26 November 2010, at 5.15pm, she left home to go to the gym, just a few hundred metres from…
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How Heroin Took Hold of Laramie, Wyoming
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About five years ago, on a westbound bus rolling across the high and empty plains in the middle of the country, a young woman got so…
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Things You Should Know When Watching TLC's "My Husband's Not Gay," Joining North Star, or Considering a Mixed-Orientation Marriage | No More Strangers: LGBT Mormon Forum
Due to the significant controversy surrounding the upcoming TLC show entitled, “ My Husband’s Not Gay ,” and (more importantly) due to the very high stakes…
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sketchbook: The Worst Critic In The History Of The World
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Plural Marriage in Kirtland & Nauvoo - Response to LDS.org
The essay, "Plural Marriage in Kirtland and Nauvoo," was added to the topical guide of the LDS.org website on 22 October 2014. The essay focuses on the…
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What We Give Up When We Become Entrepreneurs -- Science of Us
One October day, I sat in on a seminar at the Freelancers Union called “Building a Foundation for Your Freelance Life.” The woman who led it, Michelle Ward,…
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The Belfast Operation - Down East
In 1984, cocaine trafficking in Maine was considered an urban problem. But in the sticks of the midcoast, a loose cartel of freewheeling, twenty-something drug…
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Ritual and the Consciousness Monoculture
Sarah Perry is a guest blogger who blogs at Carcinisation and is the author of Every Cradle is a Grave: Rethinking the Ethics of Birth and Suicide.
A selective…
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Tips For Buying A 1997-2006 Jeep Wrangler - TJ Trader
Buying a used vehicle is an art form of its own. To get a good deal, you first have to know how to spot one. This means being able to overlook the tire shine…
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The Real Cause Of Low Oil Prices: Interview With Arthur Berman | naked capitalism
Yves here. This is a terrific interview that you need to read pronto if you have any interest in the outlook for oil prices, understanding fracking economics,…
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Nate Schenkkan | Why the Eurasian Union Might Not Survive 2015 | Foreign Affairs
It has been a transformative year for Eurasian integration and its flagship project, the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU). What started off as a relatively simple…
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CABINET // Mass Effect
Two hours east of Los Angeles, three hours west of Las Vegas, and many miles from the nearest traffic light or roadside diner lies a single boulder in the…
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The Tragedy of the American Military - The Atlantic
I n mid-September, while President Obama was fending off complaints that he should have done more, done less, or done something different about the overlapping…
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