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The Voice 2014 Tour Announced

The Voice 2014 Tour Announced
The talents of the TV Show The Voice hit the road this summer in a 31 concert tour across the nation.
Read more Apr 9 2014, 5:11am CDT
 

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Wil Wheaton Defends the Egos of Nerds Everywhere

Wil Wheaton Defends the Egos of Nerds Everywhere
Wil Wheaton answered a little girl’s question very wisely. He defended the egos of nerds everywhere by openly taking their side.
Read more Apr 1 2014, 9:39am CDT
 

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To raise or to raze? It’s a hairy decision

Source: Sacramento Bee

Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
Following the A’s 4-3 loss to the Texas Rangers on Monday night, newly clean-shaven starting pitcher Dan Straily was asked how it felt working without a beard. A’s reliever Sean Doolittle’s beard survived a rough stretch last summer.“I’m superstitious but not to a point where I’m going to cut it if something happens,” Doolittle said. “… I’ve fallen down this weird beard rabbit hole … .” Derek Norris was pleased to see the A’s had no policies regarding hair or beards ...
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Jimmy Fallon Tests Oculus Rift

Jimmy Fallon Tests Oculus Rift
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon featured a funny skid with the Oculus Rift.
Read more Mar 27 2014, 4:53am CDT
 

Study: Where Books Are Out Of Reach, Mobile Phones Are Improving Literacy

Source: Fast Company

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More people are using their "rudimentary small-screen devices" to read books, according to a new UNESCO study.Q: How do you promote literacy in parts of the world where books are rare and expensive? A: Give 'em cellphones.Read Full St ...
Full article at: Fast Company 1 hour ago
 

Cellphones ignite a 'reading revolution' in poor countries

Source: The Verge

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Illiteracy isn't a major issue for much of the Western world, but it remains endemic in many developing countries, where incomes are low and books are scarce. That may be changing, though, thanks to the spread of mobile technologies that have made books more accessible than ever before — something that UNESCO, in a new report, describes as a veritable "reading revolution." The report, released today, examines the reading habits ...
Full article at: The Verge 1 hour ago
 

The Good Wife Kills Major Character

The Good Wife Kills Major Character
The Good Wife follows other hit series to Surprise fans with a sudden kill of a major character. Do not read if you have not seen Sunday's episode of The Good Wife. Watch the video of why it happened below.
Read more Mar 24 2014, 3:15am CDT
 

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You can now have your own personal time machine with the Google Street View
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OED Overload

Source: The Millions

If you’re eagerly anticipating the next edition of the Oxford English Dictionary, be prepared to wait until 2034. You can blame the internet for the delay, which has made research easier but also leads to information overload. There are so many new words that the dictionary would be 40 volumes if it ever makes it to print, but expect it to be only online instead.  For more o ...
Full article at: The Millions 1 hour ago
 

Delay Sought In Loud Music Murder Retrial

Source: CBS Miami

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JACKSONVILLE (CBSMiami/AP) — A judge in Jacksonville is considering a request by new attorneys for a man charged with killing a teen over loud music to delay his retrial. Michael Dunn’s retrial is set for May 5th on charges that he killed 17-year-old Jordan Davis, of Marietta, Ga., in 2012 at a Jacksonville gas station. The two had argued over loud music coming from the SUV Davis was sitting in. Dunn’s attorneys sa ...
Full article at: CBS Miami 2 hours ago
 

Why Every Employee Should Be Building Weak Ties At Work

Why Every Employee Should Be Building Weak Ties At Work
Oftentimes we focus on building strong relationships with people, strong ties. After all, the better we know someone...
Read more Mar 10 2014, 11:56pm CDT
 


 

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