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Are animals “persons”? Or just cute objects capitalism can save? Animal rights enter a strange new era

Salon - ‎4 hours ago‎
Last year Wise and his organization, the Nonhuman Rights Project, persuaded a New York judge to issue a historic ruling suggesting, however tentatively, that a captive chimpanzee named Tommy might possess the basic common-law right of habeas corpus.
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Varoufakis, McDonnell and Lucas make 'radical' case for remaining in EU

The Guardian - ‎11 hours ago‎
... that the EU is in hock to corporate interests and wedded to the free market, it is hoped that they will be convinced by politicians like McDonnell and Corbyn, who has changed his position over the years from voting against joining the common market ...
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The real reason Hillary Clinton's VP shortlist is so short

Vox - ‎May 27, 2016‎
VP picks do matter. It's very common for a vice president to go on to become president or at least his party's nominee.

Born in the VCR Era, Great Courses Seeks to Evolve

New York Times - ‎22 hours ago‎
Instead, writers and producers “try to predict as much of that exchange as possible” by addressing common questions in the lecture, said Marcy McDonald, who was senior director of content for the Great Courses and is now a freelance course producer.

How Rugby's New Scrum Laws Will Make Billy Vunipola Even More Powerful

Pundit Arena - ‎3 hours ago‎
Law changes will make it much easier for number eights to attack off the base of the scrum. In the amateur era, it was very common to see number eights break from the back of scrums and thunder into slender fly halves who often acted as mere speed bumps.

Life After 'Doom': Estranged Creators of Era-Defining Game Speak - ‎May 27, 2016‎
She and Romero had plenty in common, having seen the changes in the business over four decades. The two began dating and, in 2010, co-designed Ravenwood Fair, a social game for Facebook - and probably the furthest game one could imagine from ...

Iowa photographers reflect on changes in senior portraits

Fresno Bee - ‎5 hours ago‎
But in the early 1970s, photographers began taking graduation portraits outside the studio. "Photographers started taking the kids outside," Powers said.

Allow antibiotics that cause nasty side-effects to help stop rise of untreatable infections, expert says

The Independent - ‎May 27, 2016‎
“It would be the end of transplants, major surgeries, because you just couldn't take the risk anymore. “If we return to a pre-antibiotic era, the advances made in modern medicine in terms of the treatment of diseases and surgeries … we'll go back to ...

SCOPE of Kidney Disease Assessed in Europe's Elderly

Medscape - ‎May 27, 2016‎
... in the field of geriatrics to better identify, characterize, and anticipate the consequences of kidney disease in patients 75 years and older, experts reported here at the European Renal Association-European Dialysis and Transplant Association (ERA ...

Biggest Movers in Transportation Stocks Now – PHII SALM ERA PTSI - ‎22 hours ago‎
PHI Inc (PHII): PHII stock is up 9.36% today. Salem Media Grp Inc (SALM): SALM stock is up 4.49% today. Era Group Inc. Common Stock W (ERA): ERA stock is up 3.79% today. P A M Transport Sv (PTSI): PTSI stock is up 3.58% today. U S A Truck Inc (USAK): ...
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Operation Condor: An Era of State Terror Made in Washington, DC

teleSUR English - ‎May 27, 2016‎
However, it is now widely understood that the notorious Cold War-era "black operations" plan was masterminded, funded, and backed to the hilt by the U.S.

Dave Mirra & CTE… What Does It Mean For BMX?

Ride BMX - ‎22 hours ago‎
The top echelon of BMX riders, both street and park, all have one thing in common: they love to progress yourself, by yourself, for yourself.

This Incredible Video Shows The Map History Of India From 2800 BCE To 2016. Be Amazed!

Storypick - ‎May 27, 2016‎
This intensely informative video by Ollie Bye is the history of India explained right from the 29th Century BCE (Before the Common Era) to current day, on the map of our country. And it's amazing to see just how many different kinds of people have ...

Why we marvel at Mahasthangarh

Dhaka Tribune - ‎10 hours ago‎
We already have considerable evidence of pre-Common Era history of these lands as a group of independent “kingdoms,” reaching back, probably, even to the earliest times of urban development.
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The Windows Phone story: From hope to dusty abandonware

The Register - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Windows Phone was unofficially snuffed out in 2014, a sacrifice at the altar of a new strategic vision: a common Windows code base for adaptable apps.
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People dump AI advisors that give bad advice, while they forgive humans for doing the same

Quartz - ‎May 27, 2016‎
While people have come to expect nearly flawless performance from basic automated systems that run our laptops and process credit cards, we are entering an era when computers will make forecasts and judgments for us. Artificial intelligence is already ...
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Overwatch review

Polygon - ‎May 27, 2016‎
But over the course of almost a decade, Titan became a boondoggle, doomed in fits and starts to become one of the most whispered about failures of the modern gaming era. ... Abilities designed around teamwork are common throughout the entire cast.
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Let's Work Together To Ensure Electoral Integrity - IGP

Peace FM Online - ‎9 hours ago‎
Commissioner of Police Christian Tetteh Yohuno observed that the Police Administration considers the media as veritable partners in the quest to deliver another successful election as the police pools all the crucial strings towards a peaceful ...

10 of the Weirdest Pedal-Powered Machines

Popular Mechanics - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Bicycles. Tricycles. Unicycles. Those ridiculous recumbent bikes. For young and old, there are a variety of ways to get around by leg power.