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Daily Digest 8/18 - A Year In Waste, The High Cost Of A Fresh Start

Monday, August 18, 2014, 10:10 AM
  • A Year In Waste
  • Missouri Governor Jay Nixon Deploys National Guard Troops to Ferguson
  • Ferguson's Fifty Year Fire
  • California Drought: Bay Area loses billions of gallons to leaky pipes
  • Global Markets and the $2.3 Trillion ETF Effect
  • Seeking New Start, Finding Steep Cost
  • Designing an Upside-Down, Hurricane-Proof Hospital for New Orleans
  • Fracking Fluids More Toxic Than Previously Thought
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Daily Digest 8/16 - Working Anything But 9 To 5, Hospitals Get Ready For Ebola

Saturday, August 16, 2014, 9:58 AM
  • Working Anything But 9 To 5
  • As World Boils, Fingers Point Obama’s Way
  • Why You Should Invest in Uruguayan Real Estate
  • Hospitals in the U.S. Get Ready for Ebola
  • Fears of Renewed Instability as Fed Ends Stimulus
  • How Militarizing Police Can Increase Violence
  • UK economy grows at fastest annual pace in over six years in second quarter
  • Why Perdue Going Organic Could Mean Cleaner Water
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Daily Digest 8/15 - Our Overworked Power Grid, TEPCO Eyes Pacific Ocean

Friday, August 15, 2014, 10:46 AM
  • Sovereign debt for territory: A new global elite swap strategy
  • Ferguson Images Evoke Civil Rights Era and Changing Visual Perceptions
  • Edward Snowden: The Untold Story
  • U.S. Stocks Rise on Fed Bets Amid Uneven Economy Reports
  • Libertarians Can Be a Significant Force for Good in U.S. Politics
  • Traders Profit as Power Grid Is Overworked
  • How Verizon lets its copper network decay to force phone customers onto fiber
  • As Radioactive Water Accumulates, TEPCO Eyes Pacific Ocean As Dumping Ground
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Daily Digest 8/14 - Black Swans On Final Approach, Ghosts of Shopping Past

Thursday, August 14, 2014, 10:25 AM
  • Eurozone Recovery Stalls, With Weakness in Germany and France
  • Severe drought hits north and central China
  • Ghosts of Shopping Past
  • Black Swans on Final Approach
  • Where Is Casey's Marin Katusa Stashing His Money When Europe Heats Up?
  • Crude Prices Ease Despite Conflicts In Key Energy Countries
  • Many Big Employers Plan To Offer Skimpy Health Options Despite Law
  • Does Our Money Really Belong to Us?
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Daily Digest 8/13 - Student Debt Threatens Social Security, U.S. July Budget Deficit $94.6B

Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 10:14 AM
  • Student Debt Threatens the Safety Net for Elderly Americans
  • Lake Mead, water source for Southwest, drops to historic lows, region braces for possible cuts
  • Audit shows $40 million loss for NOFD pension fund
  • SEC Charges Kansas With Failing to Disclose Pension Risks
  • Welcome to the World of 'Pension Smoothing'
  • Nigeria's Lagos now has 10 Ebola cases: health minister
  • For Aging Inmates, Care Outside Prison Walls
  • Panicky U.S. junk bond investors flee funds despite good returns
  • Diabetes prescriptions soar to 45m
  • U.S. July budget deficit $94.6 billion: Treasury
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Daily Digest 8/12 - Investing in Nutrient Dense Food, BPA Replacement May Be Just As Toxic

Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 12:09 PM
  • A Mountain Of Uncertainty In Iraq
  • How A Computer Algorithm Predicted West Africa’s Ebola Outbreak Before It Was Announced
  • U.S. Financial Markets and the Last Alpha Frontier
  • Public Housing in New York Reaches a Fiscal Crisis
  • Feeding everyone with a minimum of carbon emissions
  • Investing in Nutrient Dense Food: Iron
  • A Bacon-Powered Motorcycle Is Cruising Your Way
  • BPA-Free Plastic Containers May Be Just as Hazardous
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Daily Digest 8/11 - Plutocracy Trumping Democracy, Iraq In Crisis

Monday, August 11, 2014, 10:34 AM
  • Iraq crisis: Islamic militants 'buried alive Yazidi women and children in attack that killed 500'
  • World Reserve Currencies: What Happened During Previous Periods of Transition?
  • Insight: Plutocracy trumping democracy
  • The Tocalino Index
  • MIT Made A Material That Makes Fluids Forget About Gravity
  • Without Breaking a Sweat, a Doctor Tracks Ebola and Other Epidemics
  • Water and air are all you need to make one of world’s most important chemicals
  • Mobile Wi-Fi Gizmos Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Batteries
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Daily Digest 8/10 - Tracing Ebola's Breakout, What’s the Worst Place to Be When the Power Goes Out?

Sunday, August 10, 2014, 10:52 AM
  • Kurdish Forces Confront ISIS Fighters as U.S. Airstrikes Continue
  • For Refugees on Mountain, ‘No Water, Nothing’
  • Obama signals long U.S. military role in Iraq
  • What’s the Worst Place to Be When the Power Goes Out?
  • Tracing Ebola’s Breakout to an African 2-Year-Old
  • American Horror, Ivy League Edition
  • China Loosens Monetary Conditions in Test of Credit Power
  • Japan Prepares To Release Thousands Of Tons Of Fukushima Groundwater Into The Pacific
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Daily Digest 8/9 - Investing In Risky Times, The Spies Next Door

Saturday, August 9, 2014, 11:11 AM
  • The Spies Next Door
  • Jim Rogers: Investing during risky times
  • The West on the wrong path
  • China’s Economy: Third Stage of Economic Collapse
  • The Big One - 2014 Version - Maybe
  • Ebola Response Too Slow as Tally of the Dead Nears 1,000
  • Cashew Juice, the Apple of Pepsi’s Eye
  • Fukushima Watch: Regulator Says Tepco Must Focus on Trench Water
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Daily Digest 8/8 - Opportunity In Toxic Waste, Will The Mother Of All Bubbles Burst In 2014?

Friday, August 8, 2014, 9:37 AM
  • Stampede of Mergers Could Mean Growth, or Irrationality, Ahead
  • Bubble Mania: Is The Mother Of All Bubbles About To Burst In 2014?
  • Can Europe Survive Without Russian Gas?
  • Who Needs Russia? Ukraine Will Destroy Itself With New Gas Tax
  • Russia Bans Food Imports From U.S., EU, Australia, Canada, Norway
  • In Ebola Outbreak, Who Should Get Experimental Drug?
  • Butt batteries: Scientists store energy in used cigarette filters
  • County of 95 Sees Opportunity in Toxic Waste