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Study: Laid-Back People Have Better Memories Than Those Who Are Neurotic

NEW YORK (CBS Connecticut) — A new study finds that laid-back people have better memories than those who are considered neurotic.

Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York conducted the study among 40 adults by measuring their brain activity after they finished a memory test. 210 more words

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Federal Government Fails At So Much, So Often

Most Americans think that the federal government is incompetent and wasteful. What causes all the failures? A new study from Cato scholar Chris Edwards examines views on government failure, and outlines five key sources of federal failure. 67 more words

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8/50 Connecticut: "The Constitution State"

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The State of Connecticut is situated on the situated on the north-eastern seaboard of the United States of America. With only a total land area of 5,544 square miles, it is the 48th largest and the 29th most populous state in the U.S. 171 more words

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U2 Can Have Your Cake and Eat It... Too

In six degrees of separation how would we get from U2 to a Doc McStuffins cake?

Doc McStuffins cake, inspired by the Doc McStuffins cartoon, for which China Anne McClain sings the theme song, and China McClain starred in Grown-Ups with Adam Sadler, who also starred in Click, which ends with the song Ultraviolet (Light My Way) by Paul Hewson who is Bono from U2. 999 more words

We went to Yale

While we were in the USA we visited Yale University; it was a miserable, dampish day, but it was very interesting to walk round this three century old seat of learning. 307 more words

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Blue Yodel by Anson Elkins

TITLE: Blue Yodel

AUTHOR: Anson Elkins, Cal Phillips (Foreword)

PUBLISHER: Yale University Press

NO. OF PAGES: 88

GENRE: Poetry, Fiction

DATE READ: January 2015

SYNOPSIS: *from Goodreads* 659 more words

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Because Josh Said So (Notes on a Revision)

As I told the writing teacher the eight most important turning points in my script—a k a story beats—I thought: He’s only half listening. But Josh Hoover of… 484 more words

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