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Robots Will Replace Lawyers By 2030

Photo by Flickr user Tim Robinson. A London based legal consulting firm believes that robots may soon replace lawyers. Jomati Consultants has released a new report, ‘Civilisation 2030: The Near Future for Law Firms,’ detailing a future...Show More Summary

Following the Breadcrumbs: WU Flash Fiction Competition, Round 1

3 weeks agoArts / Writing : Writer Unboxed

photo by Flickr’s Taro Taylor Therese here to introduce you to our newest monthly contributor, Jo Eberhardt! If you’re a part of the WU Facebook scene (and if you aren’t, remedy that pronto), then you are surely familiar with Jo’s name; she frequently provides helpful advice and encouragement for others there. Show More Summary

Meat industry bristles at suggestion of sustainable dietary guidelines

Photo by Flickr user Damian Gadal WASHINGTON — For years, the government has been issuing guidelines about healthy eating choices. Now, a panel that advises the Agriculture Department is ready to recommend that you be told not only what...Show More Summary

The NYPD Is Taking a Holiday from Arresting People

[body_image width='2000' height='1357' path='images/content-images/2015/01/02/' crop='images/content-images-crops/2015/01/02/' filename='the-nypd-is-finally-taking-a-break-102-body-image-1420221117.jpg' id='15279'] Photo via Flickr user Mark Wyman December saw New York City on edge to an extent it probably hasn't been since 9/11. Show More Summary

Who benefits from state corporate tax cuts?

Photo by Flickr user christian.rondeau. For 29 years now, Paul Solman’s reports on the NewsHour have been trying to make sense of economic news and research for a general audience. Since 2007, our Making Sen$e page has striven to doShow More Summary

Q&A: Sharing Flickr Photos Privately

You can adjust your settings so that only certain people can see your images. Also, syncing files between Macs and PCs.

Mimicking real-life experience for alcoholics, NIH transforms lab into a bar to test treatment

The NIH transforms one of its labs into a bar — for science — but how close can they come to replicating the ultimate dive bar bathroom? Photo by Flickr user Ben Newell WASHINGTON — The tequila sure looks real, so do the beer taps. Inside...Show More Summary

The Largest Wind Farm In Africa Will Light Up 1.5 Million Homes

A Moroccan windpark. Photo by Christoph Kober via Flickr. The Tarfaya Energy Farm is located in Morocco, on the country’s southern coast, and with 131 wind turbines spread out over 22,000 acres of land, the farm also has the distinction of being the largest wind energy project in Africa. Show More Summary

"No, we have no illusions that it will be easy"

Tom Malinowski (Photo Flickr) 14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez, Havana 20 December 2014 -- Since December 17, Cuba has not been the same. Discussions, questions and expectations have multiplied among us since the announcement from Barack Obama and Raul Castro about the reestablishment of relations between the United States and Cuba. Show More Summary

?Fuck the Haters, New Year’s Eve Is Awesome

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A Fascinating Interview With White House Photographer Pete Souza

4 weeks agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Journalist Al Hunt interviews Pete Souza (previously), the official White House photographer, in this recent interview segment from Charlie Rose. Souza’s photos of President Barack Obama can be seen on the White House Flickr page. President Obama speaking with Raúl Castro. Photo by Pete Souza via PetaPixel

Ocean Roundup: Florida Manatees See Better Year in 2014, Links between Fish Fins and Human Hands Discovered, and More

A Florida manatee. Manatee’s had a better year in 2014 than they did in previous years. (Photo: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Region / Flickr Creative Commons) - Kemp’s ridley sea turtles are typically found in the warmer waters of the Gulf of Mexico and U.S. Show More Summary

How can selling your home raise your Medicare premiums?

Even a one-time boost in income, from the sale of a home, for example, can raise your Medicare premiums. Photo by Flickr user kenteegardin/www.seniorliving.org. Editor’s Note: Journalist Philip Moeller, who writes widely on health and...Show More Summary

Photos: Reflecting on Oceana’s Work to Protect the Oceans and Restore Ocean Abundance in 2015

A diver in a volcanic arch, pictured off Roques de la Hoya, El Hierro, Canary Islands, Spain during the 2014 Ranger Expedition to the Atlantic Seamounts. (Photo: Oceana in Europe / Flickr) From President Obama designating the world’s...Show More Summary

Caption This White House Imperial President PHOTO

Guest Post by Mara Zebest Caption this White House Pete Souza photo recently posted at the following flickr link seen HERE (among the end of the year photos of Obama). A caption to consider: Is this what Democrats mean by equal treatment of women … Continue reading ?

The Future of Champagne is Biodynamic. Now What the Hell is Biodynamic?

Photo by Flickr user Anders Adermark. With Jean-Baptiste Lecaillon—cellarmaster for hip-hop’s perennial toasting libation of choice, Cristal—recently proclaiming that the future of champagne “will be organic and biodynamic,” a discerning tippler begins to wonder. Show More Summary

Ocean Roundup: Staghorn Coral “Forests” Discovered off Florida, Peru’s Anchovy Fishery Closed Again, and More

Staghorn coral. This coral has declined in recent years, but scientists recently found a large area of it off Florida. (Photo: Paul Asman and Jill Lenoble / Flickr Creative Commons) - Scientists have discovered “forests” of staghorn coral off of Southern Florida—a rare discovery since these corals are experiencing large declines. Show More Summary

2015: Envisioning The Year Ahead, Part 2

Image Courtesy: https://www.flickr.com/photos/smemon/ Today we continue our look ahead at what may be to come for The Semantic Web and related fields in 2015 (see here for our first story in this series): Elisa Kendall, Thematix Partners...Show More Summary

The Absurdist Theatre of the NYPD

NYPD officers turned their backs on New York City mayor Bill De Blasio at Officer Rafael Ramos' funeral. Photo by Flickr user Tiocfaidh ár lá 1916. By now, you’ve likely heard the story of how Ismaaiyl Brinsley—who once testified inShow More Summary

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