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Why NYC Ebola case won’t be rerun of Dallas

10 minutes agoNews : The Newsroom

City designated single hospital as go-to place for Ebola patients, gave specialized training to health workers.

100% Series Retrospective: Diablo

Things have been crazy at Destructoid since I became the Reviews Director. On my first week, I had to tackle a new Ratchet & Clank, Super Mario 3D World, and three other games. It hasn't let up after that, and as a result, I haven'tShow More Summary

How a Good Man Battled Racism and Died for It…And Why We Have to Keep Fighting a Hundred Years Later

Historian Louis Venters reexamines the life of a forgotten African-American intellectual and religious leader, and explains why the battle for racial justice is neverending. The post How a Good Man Battled Racism and Died for It…And Why We Have to Keep Fighting a Hundred Years Later appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Hinode satellite captures X-ray footage of solar eclipse

The XRT collects X-rays emitted from the sun's corona - the hot, tenuous outer layer that extends from the sun's visible surface into the inner solar system. Gas in the solar corona reaches temperatures of millions of degrees. The energy source that heats the corona is a puzzle. Show More Summary

How Do Hongkongers Feel About Their Chief Executive Saying the Poor Shouldn't Control Elections?

Footage from a protest. Screengrab from SCMPTV Hong Kong's Beijing-backed Chief Executive C.Y. Leung, already demonized by pro-democracy protesters in his city, made himself an even easier target a few days ago when he said, “If it’s...Show More Summary

How Wal-Mart Could Change the Landscape of American Banking

Walmart recently announced a partnership with Green Dot Bank under which the world's largest retailer will offer checking accounts to its customers.

Damien Lewis and Paul Giamatti Cast in Showtime’s High-Finance Series, ‘Billions’

Both Damien Lewis (who you probably know as the tiny-lipped (but attractively!), politically confused love interest/threat to America/American hero on Homeland) and… Read More

Video: Yamaha R3 entry-level sportbike gets endorsement from Colin Edwards

Yamaha is already known for making some very well-liked sportbikes with models like the R6 and R1. For 2015, it has one more to add with the YZF-R3, and this cycle is the smallest in the family yet. To build some hype for this little...Show More Summary

Watch Ryan Adams Play “Stay With Me” — His, Not Sam Smith’s — In A Spotify Session

10 minutes agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

“Stay With Me” is one of the most Bryan-Adams-y songs on Ryan’s new highly Bryan-esque self-titled LP. It is not a cover of the Sam Smith song; in fact, there’s a good chance Adams has never heard Smith’s “Stay With Me” and doesn’t know who Smith is. Anyway, the live version of Adams’ own “Stay [...]

Witchy Woman Doesn't Want Poor Kids Trick-or-Treating in Her Wealthy Neighborhood

Post by Jenny Erikson. One woman who recently asked "Dear Prudence" a Halloween etiquette question should dust off her pointy hat and broomstick, because clearly she is a witch. A hoity-toity snob from the right side of the tracks, who...Show More Summary

Axel-In-Charge - Teasing Marvel Events, Bringing "She-Hulk" to a Close

Axel Alonso sheds insight into the past two weeks of event-based Marvel teasers and the end of "She-Hulk" "volume one."

Former Congressman and New York Megachurch Pastor Floyd Flake Confesses 'I Didn't Like Politicians'

Rev. Floyd Flake, senior pastor of the Greater Allen A.M.E Cathedral of New York, who spent 11 years in Congress batting for a better life for constituents in his church community, confessed Thursday that at one time, he "didn't even like politicians."

Jim Parsons stars in NBC's 'Elf' special; Damian Lewis and Paul Giamatti make 'Billions' for Showtime

11 minutes agoEntertainment / Television : TV Gal

TV news and notes:-"The Big Bang Theory" star Jim Parsons will jump to NBC for one night to star in a new animated holiday special, "Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas." The special, airing Dec. 16, combines elements from the 2003 movie "Elf" and a Broadway musical based on the film. Show More Summary

Falling Leaves by Taeeun Yoo — On The Wall

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classroom tech: heterogeneous students

A problem with a lot of introductory level courses is that they attract heterogeneous students. In sociology, this is very apparent in the introduction to sociology class. It is not uncommon to get, in the same class, a graduating senior who wants to put in the minimal amount of effort and the very aggressive freshman […]

Music - Alela Diane - Sydney Festival 2015

11 minutes agoAustralia / Sydney : Time Out Sydney

Thu 08 Jan 2015 A trio of up-and-coming female folk singers from the US and UK will share their music at this special show as part of Sydney Festival 2015. Olivia Chaney...

Alabama vs. Tennessee: Keys to Vols Upsetting Crimson Tide

Tennessee will be pining for a season-altering victory when Alabama comes to Knoxville on Saturday (7:30 p.m. ET on ESPN2). No, a win wouldn ’t propel the Vols into the SEC title discussion. However, the momentum of a victory over the...Show More Summary

What Is The Real Price Of Technology?

I will never forget it. The story that my friend told me about her daughter who came to her crying, disappointed after she found out that Santa Claus is not real. She Googled it, she said. It's inevitable, you might say. They'll find out eventually. Show More Summary

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