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High technology for more deportations

 06/26/2017 - 10:38
Finger prints. Source: EFE/Javier Tormo
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Donald Trump’s government is using high-tech surveillance and data software to locate immigrant citizens for deportation.

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Finger prints. Source: EFE/Javier Tormo

Want to Save a Life? Push a Few Buttons

 04/11/2017 - 12:19
Hundreds of people live in begging in Philadelphia. Donafy is a mobile application that helps direct donations to better serve these people. Yesid Vargas/AL DÍA News.
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As Nikki Johnson-Huston was click-clacking her heels to get to her office on 15th and Market, she suddenly craved a steaming cup of Wawa coffee to get her through the 9-to-5 grind.

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Hundreds of people live in begging in Philadelphia. Donafy is a mobile application that helps direct donations to better serve these people. Yesid Vargas/AL DÍA News.

Flashback: Chapecoense and Atletico Nacional finally meet for the Championship

 04/06/2017 - 17:10
 Fans pay tribute to the city of Medellin and team Atletico Nacional at the end of the first leg of the final of the Recopa Sudamericana in the Arena Condá de Chapecó in Brazil. Photo: EFE
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The cinderella team from Brazil finally goes to the big dance against Colombia's Atletico Nacional for the Recopa Sudamericana!

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Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 4:30pm
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Fans pay tribute to the city of Medellin and team Atletico Nacional at the end of the first leg of the final of the Recopa Sudamericana in the Arena Condá de Chapecó in Brazil. Photo: EFE

[OP-ED]: Put down your device and try talking with someone

 03/21/2017 - 13:52
In 2016, Cal Newport’s “?Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World” basically told readers to disconnect from the virtual world in order to nurture their ability to do high-focus, high-value work.

Voices from all walks of life are uniting to spread the word about the importance of getting back to more face-to-face conversations and fewer “likes” and tweets.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 1:30pm
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In 2016, Cal Newport’s “?Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World” basically told readers to disconnect from the virtual world in order to nurture their ability to do high-focus, high-value work.

US restricts electronic devices on flights from 8 Muslim-majority countries

 03/21/2017 - 12:30
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The United States is requiring electronic devices larger than mobile phones to be placed in checked baggage on direct flights to the US from eight Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East and Africa.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 12:30pm
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[OP-ED]: Is your phone eavesdropping on your conversation about cannibalism? Mine may have.

 03/08/2017 - 18:41

Schutt investigates -- with dark humor -- how cannibalism works within different animal species and how it’s understood by humans of different nations, cultures and religions. Somehow he makes the subject fascinating, rather than gruesome.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

If you were to read biology professor Bill Schutt’s new book “Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History,” you’d have lots to talk about at the dinner table.

There are, for instance, sections on how cannibalism is portrayed in popular culture, news stories and historical texts. Schutt investigates -- with dark humor -- how cannibalism works within different animal species and how it’s understood by humans of different nations, cultures and religions. Somehow he makes the subject fascinating, rather than gruesome.

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Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 7:10am
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Schutt investigates -- with dark humor -- how cannibalism works within different animal species and how it’s understood by humans of different nations, cultures and religions. Somehow he makes the subject fascinating, rather than gruesome.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[OP-ED]:Your teens might be more exposed than you think to alcohol-related content

 03/07/2017 - 14:25
According to a new study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, which surveyed both over-21 adults and people younger, almost one in three youngsters said they saw alcohol-related content online in the previous month.

Moms and dads: Do you know what your teen is doing on the internet right now?

It’s never easy to tell with kids always on their phones and plugged in to the newest social media platforms, but they could be tuned in to alcohol advertising.

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 2:02pm
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According to a new study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, which surveyed both over-21 adults and people younger, almost one in three youngsters said they saw alcohol-related content online in the previous month.

PA's missing senator is finally taking calls

 04/06/2017 - 15:57
Pat Toomey has finally given fair warning of a town hall - and an option for you to finally speak your mind. 
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In light of mounting pressure to interact with his constituents, U.S. Senator Pat Toomey relents a little more with time. 

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Pat Toomey has finally given fair warning of a town hall - and an option for you to finally speak your mind. 

Netflix, Android Auto and more at this year's CES

 01/07/2016 - 01:51
 
Photo Credit: Ben Franske. The Samsung booth display at CES 2009.

A lot of interesting announcements are making there way out of the Consumers Electronics Show (CES) this year. From the expansion of the popular streaming service Netflix, to the idea of multi-networking smartphones.

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Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 12:54pm
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Photo Credit: Ben Franske. The Samsung booth display at CES 2009.

Toddlers might soon start tweeting and blogging

 04/27/2015 - 13:49
Toddlers might soon start tweeting and blogging