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Executive Committee Meeting
Executive Committee Members, the Next meeting will be held on Thursday March 20th at 7 pm. You are encouraged to attend but If can not be there, please email Mike Oatney at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Open thread for night owls: Millennials not environmentalists? 'It's more complicated than that'
When she was 18, in 2007, Samantha Larson became the youngest non-Nepalese woman to reach the top of Mt. Everest. (A 15-year-old Sherpa girl was the youngest person ever to climb the highest mountain.) That ascent also made Larson the youngest person to have climbed the seven highest peaks on...
Our Corporate Anthem
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Conservative ideology sentences citizens to poor health and permanent poverty
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Yahoo News with Katie Couric
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Still no sign of Malaysian jet lost in 'unprecedented mystery'
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Russia weighs Ukraine talks but won't budge on Crimea
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The Lonely Life and Mysterious Death of the Last Passenger Pigeon
Adapted from A Feathered River Across the Sky: The Passenger Pigeon’s Flight to Extinction by Joel Greenberg, out now from Bloomsbury.
A Factory in Every Foyer
We keep hearing that 3-D printing is the future. Very soon, it seems—like maybe in July or so?—we’ll all have Star Trek–type replicators installed in our homes. “Computer,” you’ll say, as you nibble a pastry, “please fabricate me a comfy new couch.” And lo, a sectional recliner...
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Editorial: A Sentencing Commission for California
The state should follow a proven path to clearing out its overcrowded prisons and permanently fix its penal system.
Editorial: Good Steps Against Unpaid Internships
New York University and Columbia are setting a good example by tightening their policies on employers.
Search for Jet Compounds the Mystery
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Nigerians Ask Why Oil Funds Are Missing
In recent years, government commissions, parliamentary inquiries and civil society groups have all pointed to serious shortfalls in the disbursement of oil revenues.