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Guerrilla Aging: Weighing In

Children may grow up and leave.  Husbands, jobs, finances may come and go. Residences, hair color, and bra size may change. Sometimes it seems that, for many of us, the only constant in our lives is the desire to lose weight.  379 more words

Baby Boomers

Aid Is Power. Of Course The BRICS Would Get In On The Act

At their summit on Wednesday of last week, the BRICS nations (or the “emerging economies” of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) announced the founding of a new international development bank. 1,019 more words

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Glasgow 2014: The Sri Lankan Elephant in the Room

By Rebecca Rajah

Off with a bang of a gay kiss and some illegal cycling, the 20th Commonwealth Games are now underway in Glasgow. 446 more words

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Geeks on a Plane - Philippines - 07/24/14 - Not What I Expected

The Geeks on a Plane tech summit was held last Thursday, July 24, 2014, at the Asian Institute of Management here in Makati, Philippines. The theme of the summit was… 518 more words

Introspection

The Importance of Funding Basic Science Research

FASEB, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology runs an annual Stand Up For Science competition, and in 2013, the goal was to increase awareness of the value of US federal funding for biological and biomedical research. 180 more words

World Of Tomorrow

We kill our creativity, just by living the same day over and over again

Creativity…

I’m tried for going to the same places

doing the same things

as tens of thousands, hundreds of thousands

have done or gone before…

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