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Vengeance of the Wanderers

No one could have predicted how many wanderers would attend the first meeting in New York City. The potential numbers in the metropolitan area might be so large as to find the rented hall inadequate in size and seating places. 1,883 more words


Enter the Matrix: High-Tech, High-Rise Data Farm Puts Down Roots in Lower Manhattan

Perhaps in the future, silver-legged secretaries will answer the phones, stainless-steel fingers will clack away at keyboards, and Manhattan’s workforce will have been completely supplanted by robotic counterparts who work faster, smarter, longer and cheaper than their human predecessors. 1,810 more words

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New York Genome Center Launch

New York City is soon going to become home to one of the largest genomic research facilities in North America. Suvro Banerji reports how the the… 17 more words



According to the calendar, Thanksgiving officially took place on Monday. I beg to differ.

Thanksgiving was today.

At the crack of dawn, my sister-in-law Lisa and my nephew Jordan picked me up (before my first sip of morning coffee, might I add) and we boarded the ferry for Vancouver. 535 more words


Dear Grandma...

Running by yourself for 17k gives you a lot of time to reflect on your life…the good, the bad, the highs, the lows, the accomplishments, the failures, the people who have been with you along the way and those you have lost. 549 more words


"Ya Can't Let Cancer Ruin Your Day"

That’s a pretty hefty motto for an eight year-old, isn’t it?

James Birrell was only 4 years old when he was diagnosed with neuroblastoma. Although the initial round of chemotherapy seemed to have his cancer under control, it came back with a vengeance and claimed his life at the young age of 8. 233 more words