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5 Important Financial Lessons From Guardians of the Galaxy Stars

(photo credit: Natasha Baucas via Flickr Creative Commons) Marvel's latest installment in its expansive comic book movie franchise is quite a departure from the typical superhero archetype we're used to -- and that's probably why the...Show More Summary

5 Important Financial Lessons From Guardians of the Galaxy Stars

(photo credit: Natasha Baucas via Flickr Creative Commons) Marvel's latest installment in its expansive comic book movie franchise is quite a departure from the typical superhero archetype we're used to -- and that's probably why the...Show More Summary

Ocean News: African Penguin Language Decoded, Tiny Hydrozoans Bombarding the West Coast, and More

A pair of African penguins in South Africa. (Photo: Paul Mannix / Flickr Creative Commons) - Researchers recently found that the bumphead parrotfish can benefit but also harm coral reef ecosystems in the Pacific. Bumpheads help coral...Show More Summary

Marketing Tips for Agents and Authors

11 hours agoArts / Writing : Writer Unboxed

Flickr Creative Commons: Michael Summers When I chatted with Teri a few months ago about this post, I wanted to tackle the question of money and advances and marketing dollars. I was feeling frustrated that certain publishers continued...Show More Summary

Photos: Meet the Ocean Animals with the Wildest Teeth

The fangtooth moray eel, an eel species with multiple glass-like teeth. (Photo: Philippe Guillaume / Flickr Creative Commons) When you’re out swimming or surfing at the beach, have you ever wondered which ocean animals surrounding you...Show More Summary

Ocean News: Brazil Bans Catfish Fishery to Protect Pink River Dolphins, Arctic Ice Melt Leading to Large Arctic Waves, and More

A pink river dolphin, a species that’s declined from Brazil’s catfish fishery. (Photo: Colombia Travel / Flickr Creative Commons) - In its biggest fisheries ban since 1967, Brazil banned its commercial catfish fishery that uses pink river dolphins as bait. Show More Summary

Deceptive Crab Mislabeling Leads Members of Congress to Call for Action

Blue crab (Callinectes sapidus). (Photo: Bob Simmons / Flickr Creative Commons) By Leah Powley Seafood fraud in the Mid-Atlantic region is causing new concern among area watermen and their Congressional representatives. According toShow More Summary

Ocean News: Climate Change Threatens Red Knots, Pacific Island Leaders Meet to Discuss Ocean Conservation, and More

Red knots (Calidris canutus rufa) flying over Delaware. (Photo: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region / Flickr Creative Commons) - Scientists recently found two new coral communities in the Gulf of Mexico show signs of damage from the 2010 BP oil spill. Show More Summary

No-Take Zones in Belize Could Rebuild Conch, Lobster, and Grouper Populations

Queen conch (Strombus gigas), a species that could rebuild with no-take zones in Belize. (Photo: Flickr Creative Commons / Dave C.) The islands of Belize are surrounded by vibrant blue waters, beautiful and unusual marine creatures, and the largest barrier reef system in the Western Hemisphere. Show More Summary

Ocean News: Cape Cod Embraces Shark Spottings, Rare White Southern Right Whale Calf Spotted off Australia, and More

A great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias). (Photo: Scubaben / Flickr Creative Commons) - A rare white southern right whale calf was recently spotted off southern Australia with its mother. Only about two percent of southern right whales are born white, but remain that color for just a year. Adelaide Now

Feed WordPress 101: A Few More Tricks For Your Site

creative commons licensed ( BY-NC-ND ) flickr photo shared by One Tree Hill Studios This is part 5 of 5 in a series of posts for Building Connected Courses: Feed WordPress 101 Basic Concepts of Syndication – and what to think about even...Show More Summary

Ocean News: NC Fishermen Face Tighter Restrictions, Antarctic Fur Seals Hurt by Climate Change, and More

Antarctic Fur Seals. (Photo: Liam Quinn / Flickr Creative Commons) - North Carolina fishermen that use large mesh gill nets are now facing tighter restrictions after the state's Division of Marine Fisheries failed to comply with federal requirements. Show More Summary

Join Statement from Benson and Dawkins

© Copyright Dave Spicer and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence A few days ago, Ophelia Benson and Richard Dawkins released a joint statement suggesting that while disagreement is inevitable in the atheist/humanist/skeptic/secular...Show More Summary

My Tiara Arrived in the Mail. I am Retired from DS106

creative commons licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by stevendepolo You do know the irony of #ds106 #4life? Right? With a four month fellowship at TRU starting in late October through March and no plans to teach ds106 for a while, I shall be dialing back my role in keeping the lights on inside the web site. Show More Summary

Ocean News: Blue Whale “Hot Spots” Linked with Busy Shipping Lanes, Massachusetts Bans Shark Fin Trade, and More

A blue whale off of California. (Photo: millerm217 / Flickr Creative Commons) - A new study found that blue whale “hot spots” off California intersect with some of California’s busiest shipping lanes, and that ship strikes are preventing blue whales from recovering. Show More Summary

21 Years Beyond Dominoe

creative commons licensed ( BY-SA ) flickr photo shared by cogdogblog Here we are in 1987, me a 24 year old mullet head know-not-much and my side kick, Dominoe. In May of that year we did a practice camping trip in western Maryland’ it might very well have been the Catoctin Mountain area where the previous October I lost/found her. Show More Summary

Feed WordPress 101: Some Feed Magic

creative commons licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by pasukaru76 This is part 4 of 5 in a series of posts for Building Connected Courses: Feed WordPress 101 Basic Concepts of Syndication – and what to think about even before you touch...Show More Summary

Ocean News: Regulators Propose Whale Sanctuary in the Canary Islands, Harbor Seals Found to Forage around Wind Farms, and More

A harbor seal (Phoca vitulina). (Photo: ucumari / Valerie / Flickr Creative Commons) - A new report warns that U.S. Atlantic and Gulf Coast states are not prepared for increased storms and flooding brought on by climate change. The report calls for better collaboration between state and federal lawmakers to create policy changes that reduce risk. National Geographic

Behind the Scenes of The ds106 Daily Create

creative commons licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by didbygraham Gearing up for a wave of new challenges starting in October, I am prepping to dial back my focus on ds106 and the web site. I am not disappearing, but it’s time to spread some energy elsewhere. Show More Summary

A Terrorist by Any Other Name?

Free Palestine Demonstration, Berlin. Montecruz Foto (2014) Creative Commons In the current coverage of Israel's ground war in Gaza, I see a lot of old familiar phrases. "War crimes," "massacre," and every permutation of the word "terror" fill every news and social media outlet. Show More Summary

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