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Internet is destroying work

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Friday, July 12, 2013

Salon.com: The new economy is turning human labor into just another computer process -- and will keep wrecking jobs.

 

"Deep blue" planet is no Earth

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Thursday, July 11, 2013

USA Today: Astronomers analyzing data from the Hubble telescope say a blue planet in a nearby solar system shares little else with Earth besides color.

 

Study: men get 'wasted,' women are 'tipsy'

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Thursday, July 11, 2013

CBSnews: Intoxicated men seem more likely to be described by others in exaggerated drunk terms, while people tend to downplay how intoxicated females actually are.

 

9/11 prisoner asked to design vacuum cleaner

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Thursday, July 11, 2013

BBC: The alleged mastermind of the 9/11 attacks, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, reportedly asked his CIA captors if he could design a vacuum cleaner.

 

Employers increasingly offering pet insurance

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Thursday, July 11, 2013

Yahoo: U.S. employers are offering subsidized pet insurance as a perk to workers.

 

Tribune splitting newspapers, broadcasting

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Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Chicago Tribune: Tribune Co. will split off its publishing business into a separate company, one week after announcing a deal to buy 19 television stations.

 

Apple conspired to raise price of ebooks

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Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Reuters: A federal judge ruled that the company conspired with five major publishers to raise the retail prices of e-books.

 

Map: which countries pay the most bribes

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Wednesday, July 10, 2013

BBC: One person in four has paid a bribe to a public body in the last year, according to a survey carried out in 95 countries by Transparency International.

 

Pollution cuts lives by five years in China

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Tuesday, July 09, 2013

CNN.com: Severe pollution has slashed an average of five and half years from life expectancy in northern China, as toxic air has led to higher rates of stroke, heart disease and cancer.

 

The economic cost of hangovers

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Tuesday, July 09, 2013

The Atlantic: Excessive boozing costs the economy about $1.37 in lost productivity for each drink consumed.

 

Antarctic lake full of life

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Tuesday, July 09, 2013

NBC News: Antarctic scientists say the contnent's largest, deepest subsurface lake, Lake Vostok, is likely teaming with thousands tiny varieties of organisms and fish.

 

Target founder dead at 88

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Monday, July 08, 2013

CBSnews: Douglas Dayton, who led the transformation of a family department store into retailing giant Target Corp., has died at the age of 88.

 

Brazil World Cup to have 'cheapest tickets ever'

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Monday, July 08, 2013

BBC: Fifa Secretary-General Jerome Valcke said 70% of the matches would cost less than in previous events; ticket prices will be announced on 19 July.

 
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