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Learning en plein air

Learning en plein air

2 hours ago   |   Stanford

At Stanford University, gardens beckon visitors to learn en plein air - about small-scale sustainable farming, sun-loving desert plants and sculpture.
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Maryland's Board of Regents Assumes Control of Both Investigations Into Football Program

3 hours ago   |   SI   |   4 articles

The regents will take over the investigations of the football program's culture and the death of Jordan McNair.
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CPS failed to recognize district-wide sexual abuse, report says

4 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - An independent review of how Chicago Public Schools handled sexual misconduct is out, and the preliminary findings are damning. Failures at all levels kept CPS from...
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Nonfiction: Going Solo: An Author Chooses - and Celebrates - Life Without a Partner or Kids

4 hours ago   |   NY Times

Glynnis MacNicol's smart, pithy memoir, “No One Tells You This,” celebrates women who buck cultural norms.
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Here's why 8 is the luckiest number in Chinese Culture

5 hours ago   |   ABC

Did you know the number 8 is considered lucky in Chinese culture? Here's why.
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19 things everyone who used to go to Blockbuster will remember

19 things everyone who used to go to Blockbuster will remember

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Going to Blockbusters was a cherished event for kids and parents alike. For many people in the '90s, a trip to the video store was the highlight of their weekends, and there's...
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Aretha Franklin could throw shade with the best of them, and that's an important part of her legacy

7 hours ago   |   National Post

Do not be fooled by the amazing grace with which Aretha Franklin performed her hit songs (which won her 18 Grammys and sold 75 million records) or smiled for album covers. It...
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Sonos CEO Says “Caring Candor” is a Winning Leadership Formula

9 hours ago   |   Fortune

When Patrick Spence describes the corporate culture at Sonos , he begins by saying "I'm Canadian." What that means, explains Spence, who was born in Kitchener, Ontario, "I'm...
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Skate Kitchen delivers a near-perfect portrayal of rootless, hormonal youth

10 hours ago   |   National Post

As drowsy and aimless as a late-summer sunny afternoon, Skate Kitchen delivers a near-perfect portrayal of rootless, hormonal youth. Camille (Rachelle Vinberg, one of several...
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David Hare's Wall is an engrossing discussion of a problem that was supposed to be a solution

11 hours ago   |   National Post

To paraphrase Robert Frost, someone there is that doesn't love a wall. And that someone is David Hare. The British playwright and two-time Oscar-nominated screenwriter has...
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DC judge: For now, no need to accept new DACA applications

DC judge: For now, no need to accept new DACA applications

A federal judge made a ruling Friday about the DACA program regarding renewals and new applications. Read more ...

People clear stadium stands as shots reported, helicopter lands at football...

People clear stadium stands as shots reported, helicopter lands at football field in Florida

Spectators cleared away from a school's football stadium Friday in Palm Beach County, Florida, as people reported hearing shots fired. Read more ...

HUD hits Facebook with housing discrimination complaint

HUD hits Facebook with housing discrimination complaint

The federal government is accusing Facebook of allowing landlords and home sellers to use targeted ads to discriminate against people. The company says there is no place for... Read more ...

ESPN president: National anthem won't be broadcast for ‘Monday Night...

ESPN president: National anthem won't be broadcast for ‘Monday Night Football' games

ESPN president Jimmy Pitaro said the network won't broadcast the national anthem before “Monday Night Football” games. Read more ...

Professor being sued by former student says their emails were 'gay-coded,'...

Professor being sued by former student says their emails were 'gay-coded,' not sex harassment

The professor says she uses the same type of flowery language in her emails with many others. Read more ...

Police: Surveillance video shows men steal from vehicles at tourist spot, go...

Police: Surveillance video shows men steal from vehicles at tourist spot, go on shopping spree at Sam's Club

In one instance, the men took a bag with $1,100 from a vehicle. Read more ...

Girl steals car and leads police on chase, endangering nearby kids

Girl steals car and leads police on chase, endangering nearby kids

Witnesses said the girl endangered many children in the area as she drove in circles at high speeds. Read more ...

'85 seconds of evil': Man gets life in prison for Florida airport shooting...

'85 seconds of evil': Man gets life in prison for Florida airport shooting that killed 5, wounded 6

Esteban Santiago, 28, will spend the rest of his life in prison for the January 2017 Florida airport shooting that left five people dead and six wounded. Read more ...

Trump cancels military parade over price tag, says 'maybe next year'

Trump cancels military parade over price tag, says 'maybe next year'

The parade was scheduled for Nov. 10, the day before the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I. Read more ...

Looking to write dirty jokes? Cards Against Humanity is hiring

Looking to write dirty jokes? Cards Against Humanity is hiring

It's a remote job that pays $40 an hour. Read more ...