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15 Dumb Foods That Only A Wall Street Fat Cat Can Afford | David Moye | Posted 12.06.2011 | Weird News

Sometimes, good food costs money, but if you're paying hundreds of dollars for a pizza, then you're both rich and bored. Do the super-wealthy really e...

New Program Recruits 1000 Scientists To Work With Schools

GOOD | By Liz Dwyer | Posted 07.06.2011 | Education

It's not easy for a teacher to randomly call up the biology department at the local college and ask, "Do you have someone who can come talk to my stud...

Spring Sails

Reid Stowe & Soanya Ahmad | Posted 06.18.2011 | Travel
Reid Stowe & Soanya Ahmad

Putting on our wounded and stitched sails is like raising a war-scarred battle flag. It means in spite of all our travails, we are ready to sail and not give up.

Yet Another Google Attempt at Social Networking

Larry Magid | Posted 06.05.2011 | Technology
Larry Magid

While companies want us to share our likes and information about ourselves, that doesn't mean we have to. Nothing requires people to use +1 or any other "social" feature that discloses information about us.

Google +1: What It Is and Isn't

Brad Hill | Posted 05.31.2011 | Technology
Brad Hill

The big difference between Google +1 and the Facebook Like button is this: Google Search is not a content site.

Google +1: Facebook, You've Been "Checked"

Pedro L. Rodriguez | Posted 05.30.2011 | Technology
Pedro L. Rodriguez

Yesterday, Google announced the arrival of +1, a tool that adds an element of social networking to the company's search engine. If you think it bears any similarity to Facebook's "Like" button, you are not alone.

Google Social Take Three: How +1 Could be Different

Christopher Cocca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Christopher Cocca

If Google's new "+1" is what insiders think it is, 2011 could very well be the year Google figures out how do social its way, the right way, and across its already-social platforms and search services.

This Thanksgiving Think About What Your Turkey Ate

Kari Stoever | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kari Stoever


Sonja Funakura, University Of Texas-Arlington Alumna, Will Pay $1,000 For Work

The Shorthorn | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Alumna Sonja Funakura recently made headlines by offering $1,000 to anyone who could help her land a permanent job. It didn't work, the 1984 accoun...

Urban Honking Freshman Blog Scholarship: Blog About Your First Year

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Andrea Chalupa

Lots of exciting things coming out of the generous minds of the great Pacific Northwest. First, Urban Honking, a blogging community in Portland, Orego...

Fannie Mae's 'Affordable Advantage' Program Offers Mortgages For Only $1,000 Down

The Washington Independent | Annie Lowrey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The pilot program is called "Affordable Advantage," and it has now been adopted by three states -- Massachusetts, Wisconsin and Idaho. (Other states, ...

Chernobyl Children's Charity Gets Help From 1,000 Mile UK Walk

TakePart | Ben Murray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Alex Walker and Liam Kirkwood were still two years from being born when disaster struck at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. The meltdown on the Ukra...

Sam Stein

DSCC Accuses GOP Of Wasting 1,000 Hours In Senate (VIDEO) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The capacity of Democrats to cast Republicans as a party without solutions has, to a certain extent, allowed for progress on a whole host of fronts - ...

GM Dealer Closing List: SEE THE LIST

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The list of the more than 1,000 dealerships that GM plans to close has begun to trickle in. On Friday, GM dealerships across the country began receivi...

The Tragedy of Farmers Suicides in India

Mallika Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mallika Chopra

The current fate of farmers in India is a tangled hierarchy that involves politics, agro-business, multinationals, trade liberalization, global subsidies, the environment, water, ethics, and human rights.

India: 1,500 Farmers Commit Suicide

The Belfast Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Over 1,500 farmers in an Indian state committed suicide after being driven to debt by crop failure, it was reported today. The agricultural state of ...

$1,500 Ripped Jeans Defy Recession, Sell Briskly

NY Magazine | Amy Odell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

On Thursday, Christophe Decarnin stages his fall 2009 show for Balmain. Attending a Balmain show couldn't be a more ironic activity in These Times, si...

Apple Likely To Unveil Sub-$1,000 Laptop

WSJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Apple Inc. next week is expected to unveil new laptop computers -- including a model that sets a new low price point for the company -- as it sets its...

Apple's Crazy Week: Kill Switch, $1,000 App And Confused Developers

eFlux Media | Dee Chisamera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It's been a wild week for Apple and its famous iPhone, as they got caught between a $1,000 application, rumors that Apple "takes care" of our iPhones ...

Greening Hollywood: Eco-Beauty And Sustainable Skincare (Part 1)

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paige Donner

Do we really know what we're buying when we buy "natural" and "certified organic" skincare products? Quite a few experts would insist that no, actually, we do NOT.

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Source | Byline | Posted 03.27.2012 | Arts
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