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Daily Digest 8/30 - The Fight To Beat Mosquitoes, Is Owning Overrated?

Saturday, August 30, 2014, 11:23 AM
  • For Some, ’Tis a Gift to Be Simple
  • More Than Two-Thirds of American Youth Wouldn't Qualify for Service, Pentagon Says
  • The long game: How hackers spent months pulling bank data from JPMorgan
  • Doctors and Nurses Risk Everything to Fight Ebola in West Africa
  • Quarantine for Ebola Lifted in Liberia Slum
  • Is Owning Overrated? The Rental Economy Rises
  • War Is Hell: The Fight to Beat Mosquitoes
  • 3 dengue fever infections blamed on mosquitoes in Yoyogi Park
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Daily Digest 8/29 - People Aren't Buying Guns, Detroit Property Tax Revenue Falls Short

Friday, August 29, 2014, 10:37 AM
  • The Impending Catastrophe
  • 'Kiev, rise up!' Protesters demand ouster of Ukrainian president, defense minister
  • What All This Bad News Is Doing to Us
  • People Aren't Buying Guns
  • Detroit Expected $55 Million in Property Tax Revenue; It Brought in $6.7 Million
  • Propaganda and the lack thereof
  • Newly Built CO2-Emitting Plants Outpace Closings
  • This Twenty-Something Hopes to Unleash the Next Green Revolution
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Daily Digest 8/29 - People Aren't Buying Guns, Detroit Property Tax Revenue Falls Short

Friday, August 29, 2014, 10:37 AM
  • The Impending Catastrophe
  • 'Kiev, rise up!' Protesters demand ouster of Ukrainian president, defense minister
  • What All This Bad News Is Doing to Us
  • People Aren't Buying Guns
  • Detroit Expected $55 Million in Property Tax Revenue; It Brought in $6.7 Million
  • Propaganda and the lack thereof
  • Newly Built CO2-Emitting Plants Outpace Closings
  • This Twenty-Something Hopes to Unleash the Next Green Revolution
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Daily Digest 8/28 - Dethrone 'King Dollar', Does Dirt Make You Happy?

Thursday, August 28, 2014, 10:27 AM
  • Dethrone 'King Dollar'
  • Who's In The Office? The American Workday In One Graph
  • Finitude is the human condition and our days on this earth are numbered, in one chart
  • Yazidis still stranded on Mount Sinjar: 'We need weapons now more than food or water'
  • Free Mailbox Stickers Signify Goods Residents Are Willing to Lend Neighbors
  • Alaska Is A Petrol State
  • New Technology Could End The Debate Over Pipeline Safety
  • Does Dirt Make You Happy?
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Daily Digest 8/27 - Fukushima Groundwater Operation Ineffective, Healthcare Premiums Expected To Rise

Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 9:58 AM
  • Fukushima groundwater bypass operation ineffective: Tepco
  • Thyroid cancer diagnosed in 104 young people in Fukushima
  • China Will Need Stimulus to Hit 7.5% Growth Target, KC Fed Paper Says
  • Putin Warns on Ukraine Pursuing Closer Ties With West
  • Argentine black-market peso falls to new low despite rate rise
  • Arizona's Obamacare health plan premiums expected to rise
  • Health care costs will spike for Birmingham retirees unless council acts Tuesday
  • Affordable Care Act drafting error could strip health care subsidy from thousands in Wisconsin
  • White House Won't Comment On Burger King-Tim Hortons Deal
  • Euro zone yields turn negative on Draghi hopes
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Daily Digest 8/26 - The Fed Is Not As Powerful As We Think, U.S. Housing Bull Market Over?

Tuesday, August 26, 2014, 8:48 AM
  • Generation Later, Poor Are Still Rare at Elite Colleges 
  • The Fed Is Not As Powerful As We Think
  • U.S. Housing Bull Market Over? House Prices Trend Forecast Current State
  • Blackouts in Egypt Prompt Accusations
  • Uncertainty for Workers Losing Jobs at Atlantic City Casinos
  • The Aftershocks
  • Emission-free Hydrogen May Now Be Truly Emission-free
  • 7 Seriously Farmed Bugs
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Daily Digest 8/25 - Extremes Are The Enemy, Solar-Powered Commuter Pods In Development

Monday, August 25, 2014, 10:44 AM
  • Why You Should Take a Week-Long Break From All Screens
  • Want Milk or Toilet Paper? The Venezuelan Government Wants Your Fingerprints
  • Sales of New U.S. Homes Unexpectedly Fall to Four-Month Low
  • New Jersey Is Testing Solar-Power Commuter Pods
  • Dash of Salt Does No Harm. Extremes Are the Enemy
  • California High-Speed Rail—More Questions and Concerns
  • U.S. Warms To Clean Energy
  • Methane Is Discovered Seeping From Seafloor Off East Coast, Scientists Say
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Daily Digest 8/24 - Iceland Volcano Begins Erupting, Is Corruption Constitutional?

Sunday, August 24, 2014, 10:30 AM
  • The Crooked And The Dead
  • When ‘shoot for the stars’ no longer applies
  • Iceland Volcano Begins Erupting, Sparking Red Alert
  • Iceland Backtracks on Volcano Eruption as Quakes Intensify
  • In Eastern Ukraine, Rebel Mockery Amid Independence Celebration
  • In Washington, Second Thoughts on Arming Police
  • Where The Five-Day Workweek Came From
  • Activism And Integrity
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Daily Digest 8/23 - The Future Of College, The Effects Of Russia’s Food Ban

Saturday, August 23, 2014, 11:01 AM
  • The Future Of College?
  • Yes, Flexible Hours Ease Stress. But Is Everyone on Board?
  • Is The Technical Gartley Pattern Guiding The Gold Price to $1260?
  • Beware, fellow plutocrats, the pitchforks are coming
  • New transparent solar cells can be used on windows, smartphone screens
  • An Emerging Price War in the World of Investment Advice
  • The Danger in Losing Sight of Ebola Victims' Humanity
  • 5 Ripple Effects From Russia’s Food Ban
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Daily Digest 8/22 - The Hedge Fund And The Despot, How Cheap Is "Cheap" Oil?

Friday, August 22, 2014, 2:23 PM
  • The Hedge Fund And The Despot
  • Despite ISIS Horror, Congress Is Wary of U.S. Military Expansion
  • A World Economy Made of BRICS?
  • California's Economic Collision Course: Immigration and Water
  • Why the Robots Might Not Take Our Jobs After All: They Lack Common Sense
  • Getting Camel Milk Over the Hump
  • How cheap is “cheap” oil?
  • Global Health and Environment in the Post-2015 Agenda: Lessons from the Fukushima nuclear accident