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HOW PHILOSOPHY COULD SAVE THE WORLD Cultural and Economic Diaspora, Self-sufficiency, Person-hood

23Apr/180

How Windmills as Wide as Jumbo Jets Are Making Clean Energy Mainstream

The global wind turbine industry has transformed from a collection of small companies in Denmark to corporations pulling off enormous feats of engineering.

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21Apr/180

Opinion | A Man Set Himself on Fire. We Barely Noticed.

If we can give our newspapers over to gun-toting maniacs for days on end, we can spare some attention for this.

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19Apr/180

Lance Armstrong Settles Federal Fraud Case for $5 Million

Accused of defrauding the Postal Service by doping while under its sponsorship, Armstrong averted a trial next month by agreeing to the settlement.

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18Apr/180

Can Dirt Save the Earth?

Agriculture could pull carbon out of the air and into the soil — but it would mean a whole new way of thinking about how to tend the land.

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16Apr/180

You Share Everything With Your Bestie. Even Brain Waves.

Scientists have made astonishing discoveries about the nature and evolution of friendship. Without it, humans suffer significant physical and emotional damage.

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14Apr/180

Facebook Takes the Punches While Rest of Silicon Valley Ducks

Google’s ad business is twice as big as Facebook’s. But executives at Google and other big tech companies have avoided intense scrutiny. For now.

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14Apr/180

Opinion | Tethered to a Raging Buffoon Called Trump

A madman’s manic certainties can overwhelm reason and outrage turn to a shrug. Then comes the fall.

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12Apr/180

Let Nora Loreto have her say

The recent tragic bus crash that took the lives of 16 travelling with the Humboldt Broncos has rightfully shaken many people across Canada. Popular folklore would present us as a “hockey nation”, one where our national sport forges bonds that transcend provincial and territorial borders, race, or even class.

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12Apr/180

A 20-Year Study Explains the Science Behind Why Smart People Make Bad Decisions

And how you can avoid it.

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11Apr/180

How Facebook Lets Brands and Politicians Target You

A history of the steps the company took to become an advertising giant.

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