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24 ways your office job is literally killing you

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2015/07/21

24 ways your office job is literally killing you.

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New Star Trek-style medical device accelerates healing by 30 percent | ExtremeTech

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2015/07/20

New Star Trek-style medical device accelerates healing by 30 percent | ExtremeTech.

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How NYC’s Underground Park Is Piping in Real, Live Sunshine

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2015/07/01

How NYC’s Underground Park Is Piping in Real, Live Sunshine.

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How theme parks like Disney World left the middle class behind – The Washington Post

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2015/06/15

How theme parks like Disney World left the middle class behind – The Washington Post.

 

“When Walt created Disneyland, this was a middle-class country. But Disney now . . . as far as pricing out the middle class, they think: What middle class?” said Robert Niles, the editor of Theme Park Insider, an industry blog.

“Disney’s made a strategic decision that they’re not going to discount to hold onto people at the middle part of the economy,” he said. “They’re going to set their prices at the top 10 percent of family incomes and make their money where the money is.”

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Izabel Laxamana: A tragic case in the growing genre of parents publicly shaming their children.

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2015/06/12

Some parents are returning to Medieval times for how to examples on handling modern issues with their children. Why do we insist on shaming our kids in public? Have we learned nothing at all in 1200 years?

Izabel Laxamana: A tragic case in the growing genre of parents publicly shaming their children..

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Red Cross, Haiti houses: Permanent dwellings not constructed despite massive fundraising, ProPublica says.

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2015/06/03

Seems the Red Cross over reached in Haiti and doesn’t want to talk about that $500 mm that is raised for housing.

Read the whole investigation here.

via Red Cross, Haiti houses: Permanent dwellings not constructed despite massive fundraising, ProPublica says..

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In A Digital Chapter, Paper Notebooks Are As Relevant As Ever : NPR

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2015/05/27

In A Digital Chapter, Paper Notebooks Are As Relevant As Ever : NPR.

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Rise of the Machines: The Future has Lots of Robots, Few Jobs for Humans | WIRED

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2015/05/26

THE ROBOTS HAVEN’T just landed in the workplace—they’re expanding skills, moving up the corporate ladder, showing awesome productivity and retention rates, and increasingly shoving aside their human counterparts.

via Rise of the Machines: The Future has Lots of Robots, Few Jobs for Humans | WIRED.

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Abolitionist John Riland’s account of the slave ship.

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2015/05/22

Abolitionist John Riland’s account of the slave ship..

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Why America adopted race-based slavery.

Posted by hitchingupthetrailer on 2015/05/22

Why America adopted race-based slavery..

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