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Brian Castellani is one of the few who helped bring awareness into the credentialing of yoga teachers and yoga education 2009, 2010, 2011. 2012 RE: @YogaAlliance @YAPlus
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(@Official_SEA16) Syrian Electronic Army Talks About Yesterday’s Hacks | @VICE United States

(@Official_SEA16) Syrian Electronic Army Talks About Yesterday’s Hacks | @VICE United States | Brian Castellani | Scoop.it
We contacted the SEA via email and received several answers from Th3Pr0, leader of the Special Operations Department in the Syrian Electronic Army about Tuesday's hacks on the websites of the New Y…
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@Twitter also released their own statement shortly after that claimed no user information had been compromised:

 

At 20:49 UTC, our DNS provider experienced an issue in which it appears #DNS records for various organizations were modified, including one of Twitter’s domains used for image serving. Viewing of images and photos was sporadically impacted. By 22:29 UTC, the original domain record for Twimg.com was restored. No Twitter user information was affected by this incident.

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Author Erica Jong flying high, 40 years on from debut

Author Erica Jong flying high, 40 years on from debut | Brian Castellani | Scoop.it
HONG KONG — In her own words, Erica Jong wanted to "slice open a woman's head and show everything happening inside" when she wrote her debut novel "Fear of Flying", first published 40 years ago.
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HONG KONG — In her own words, Erica Jong wanted to "slice open a woman's head and show everything happening inside" when she wrote her debut novel "Fear of Flying", first published 40 years ago.

 

The book, which is set for an anniversary re-release this year, became a sensation in 1973 and went on to shift more than 20 million copies in 40 different languages. But reaction to it also illustrated that the inside of a woman's head -- at least as Jong saw it -- could be a polarising place.

"You can tell when a book matters when people argue about it," the 71-year-old author and ardent feminist told AFP in an interview.

"Some people hate it, some people love it," she said of her debut novel. "I think that's what writers are made to do -- we're the earthworms, we aerate the soil. I'm proud of that."

 

The story of Isadora Wing, who is five years into her second marriage to a psychiatrist but laments that sex with him now brings "no thrill to the tastebuds, no bittersweet edge, no danger", struck a chord with millions.

In 1973, such uninhibited sexual frankness and liberal swearing from a female perspective caused a stir in the publishing world. In the book, Wing rages that "men have always defined femininity as a means of keeping women in line".

 

Jong says she had wanted to explore sex in the way Philip Roth and John Updike had done -- but from a female mindset. The difference in the way she was treated, she says, smacked of an inequality that continues to this day.

 

"I have come to understand what it's like to be a woman writer in a world in which women are still looked at as breasts and pussies," the typically blunt New York-born author said.

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Hedge funds, insider traders begin dumping @MonsantoCo stock as reality of #GMOs sinks in across #WallStreet

Hedge funds, insider traders begin dumping @MonsantoCo stock as reality of #GMOs sinks in across #WallStreet | Brian Castellani | Scoop.it
Hedge funds, insider traders begin dumping Monsanto stock as reality of GMOs sinks in across Wall Street
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Monsanto executives and insiders are dumping Monsanto stock in record volumes, sending the stock price spiraling downward. CEO Hugh Grant just sold off 40,000 shares at $97.74, and both Janet Holloway and Gerald Steiner -- both high-level Monsanto executives -- recently ditched more than 10,000 shares each. Tom Hartley also bailed on another 6,000 shares at $100.15.

Learn more: http://www.naturalnews.com/041737_Monsanto_share_prices_hedge_funds.html#ixzz2dBOO4IJd

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Cypherpunks write code. We know that someone has to write software to defend privacy, and since we can't get privacy unless we all do, we're going to write it. We publish our code so that our fellow Cypherpunks may practice and play with it. Our code is free for all to use, worldwide. We don't much care if you don't approve of the software we write. We know that software can't be destroyed and that a widely dispersed system can't be shut down...

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#KeyPoints From @WashingtonPost Report Detailing #Privacy #Violations by #NSA

#KeyPoints From @WashingtonPost Report Detailing #Privacy #Violations by #NSA | Brian Castellani | Scoop.it
The Washington Post has published two important stories, based on perhaps the most signficant documents yet leaked by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.
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The NSA audit obtained by The Post, dated May 2012, counted 2,776 incidents in the preceding 12 months of unauthorized collection, storage, access to or distribution of legally protected communications. Most were unintended…  The most serious incidents included a violation of a court order and unauthorized use of data about more than 3,000 Americans and green-card holders.

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#Customer #Shakedown: Airline #Scams Passengers at 37,000 Feet

Ryanair called one of their sales tactics
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Ireland's Ryanair recently got outed in the Daily Mail for a training manual that gives cabin crew advice on how to "keep the change," and boost the airline's profits, when selling passengers drinks or snacks. “If you owe someone €2.00 advise that you are short of change right now, and can return the change at the end of the service,” reportedly read the Ryanair Sales Tips manual, published by company Retail InMotion. “Or ask them if you would like to purchase a scratchcard, or something to the value of €2.00. If it doesn't work then don't worry, at least you tried.”

 

A spokesperson for Ryanair says that the training manual has now been changed. “Ryanair's policy is that change is returned immediately to passengers,” the spokesman said. “Or if no change is available, the cabin crew note the seat number and the change due, and it is always returned before the end of the flight.”

 

Bottom line, it's another reminder to have plenty of small bills in your wallet when you start a trip.

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#Info: Generic #top-level #domain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

A generic top-level domain (gTLD) is one of the categories of top-level domains (TLDs) maintained by the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) for use in the Domain Name System of the Internet. It is visible to Internet users as the suffix at the end of a domain name.

Overall, IANA currently distinguishes the following groups of top-level domains:[1]

The core group of generic top-level domains consists of the com, info, net, and org domains. In addition, the domains biz, name, and pro are also considered generic; however, these are designated as restricted, because registrations within them require proof of eligibility within the guidelines set for each.

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#Info: Summary on "Generic #top-level #domain - @Wikipedia | @castellani http://sco.lt/...

 

There are many domains (*.com *.name) you should be aware of.

 

The core group of generic top-level domains consists of the com, info, net, and org domains. In addition, the domains biz, name, and pro are also considered generic; however, these are designated as restricted, because registrations within them require proof of eligibility within the guidelines set for each.

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Killing #Lions & Buying #Bombs

Killing #Lions & Buying #Bombs | Brian Castellani | Scoop.it

Tens of thousands of animals are killed each year, with poachers’ profits often being funneled to terrorist groups.

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Another key to any anti-poaching strategy should be to equip law enforcement and other authorities with the technology necessary to counter high-tech poachers, who use helicopters, night-vision goggles and automatic weapons. The United States, for example, should work with African governments to deploy unarmed surveillance drones to track poachers and identify their illicit networks.

 

President Obama’s and Mrs. Clinton’s engagement on poaching deserves credit. But to ensure the link between poaching and terrorism is severely disrupted, their words need to be followed by a serious commitment of money and resources, not only from the United States, but from conservation, development and security organizations worldwide.

 

Johan Bergenas is the deputy director of the Managing Across Boundaries initiative at the Stimson Center. Rachel Stohl is a senior associate with the initiative. Ochieng Adala, the acting executive director of the Africa Peace Forum and a visiting fellow at the Stimson Center, is a former Kenyan ambassador to the United Nations.

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Instead of #Corporations, Why Not Invest in #People? | @castellani via @metroj http://sco.lt/...

Instead of #Corporations, Why Not Invest in #People? | @castellani via @metroj http://sco.lt/... | Brian Castellani | Scoop.it
Instead of Corporations, Why Not Invest in People? (Re: Instead of Corporations, Why Not Invest in People?: Quote from: ChriswUfGator on Today at 07:25:55 AMI hav...
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#Yoga for Health | @NCCAM #Yoganomics | @Yoganomics

#Yoga for Health | @NCCAM #Yoganomics | @Yoganomics | Brian Castellani | Scoop.it
This fact sheet provides a general overview of yoga and suggests sources for more information.
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The next time a civilian ask's you what the US Government thinks about yoga, direct them this text:

 

Yoga in its full form combines physical postures, breathing exercises, meditation, and a distinct philosophy. There are numerous styles of yoga. Hatha yoga, commonly practiced in the United States and Europe, emphasizes postures, breathing exercises, and meditation. Hatha yoga styles include Ananda, Ashtanga, Bikram, Iyengar, Kripalu, Kundalini, Viniyoga, and others.

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Former #NSA.... Who do you suppose can help with national #cybersecurity? (ummm... yeah... o.0) #Hackers! | @castellani http://sco.lt/...

Former #NSA.... Who do you suppose can help with national #cybersecurity? (ummm... yeah... o.0) #Hackers! | @castellani http://sco.lt/... | Brian Castellani | Scoop.it
When you desperately need the help of a group, it's usually not a good idea to call them would-be terrorist. http://t.co/C5pLyO2pWl
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That probably wasn’t the smartest thing to say because the government desperately needs hackers. And usually, when you desperately need someone, implying that they’re sex-starved, basement-dwelling, would-be terrorists isn’t a good idea. The administration considers cybersecurity “one of the most serious economic and national security challenges we face as a nation.” Last year Defense Secretary Leon Panetta warned of a “cyber-pearl harbor” and this spring the Pentagon announced it would be increasing its cybersecurity force fivefold. But the administration has a problem: Throughout the federal government there is a lack of cybersecurity expertise. And who has the skills to help with that? (ummm... yeah... If you can take care of that - that'd be great. o.0) #Hackers.
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#VA man bitten by #ants after car crashes & lands on #anthill

#VA man bitten by #ants after car crashes & lands on #anthill | Brian Castellani | Scoop.it
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A Vinton man is recovering from ant bites and other injuries after his car went out of control and landed on an anthill. The accident occurred Sunday on northbound Interstate 81 near mile marker 141 in Roanoke County.
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ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A Vinton man is recovering from ant bites and other injuries after his car went out of control and landed on an anthill.


59-year-old Lewis Wyrick was unable to stop his car as he approached a traffic backup resulting from an earlier wreck. 


Wyrick lost control and the car rolled into a ditch. The car landed upside down on the anthill. Chafin says the car was covered in ants.

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What is the 2013 #socialmedia strategy? | @MatthewKeysLive

What is the 2013 #socialmedia strategy? | @MatthewKeysLive | Brian Castellani | Scoop.it
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What is the 2013 #socialmedia strategy? | @MatthewKeysLive | @castellani | http://sco.lt/...


Less opinion and punditry: On social media platforms, users want to broadcast their opinion, but I’ve found there’s slightly less (read: virtually no) interest in reading opinion from other people.


More elevation: I’m a big believer in leveraging a healthy following to elevate good projects, smart people and excellent ideas. I would not have gone from unemployed to working for the world’s largest news organization had it not been for a good network of people who saw what I was doing, liked it and elevated it to their own audience.


Aggressively source everything: Sourcing is a big problem on social media platforms. Often, content will be lifted from one platform and retransmitted on another without any source or credit to the person who created the content or the platform where it was discovered.


More guides: “If you get it, share it.” In 2011, I wrote guides on how to find breaking news content onTwitter and on YouTube. People seemed to respond positively to them, so I decided to set aside time in 2013 to write more comprehensive guides, updating the ones from two years ago and creating new ones for new platforms and practices.

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#Syrian #rebels used #Sarin nerve gas, not #Assad's regime: #UN official - @WashingtonTimes | @castellani http://sco.lt/...

#Syrian #rebels used #Sarin nerve gas, not #Assad's regime: #UN official - @WashingtonTimes | @castellani http://sco.lt/... | Brian Castellani | Scoop.it
Testimony from victims strongly suggests it was the rebels, not the Syrian government, that used Sarin nerve gas during a recent incident in the revolution-wracked nation, a senior U.N. diplomat said Monday.
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Testimony from victims strongly suggests it was the rebels, not the Syrian government, that used Sarin nerve gas during a recent incident in the revolution-wracked nation, a senior U.N. diplomat said Monday.
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#Yoga #Meditation & Brother's memory are my inspiration. @DarrenBarker82

#Yoga #Meditation & Brother's memory are my inspiration. @DarrenBarker82 | Brian Castellani | Scoop.it
LONDON — Britain's Darren Barker says he will be driven by more than personal ambition in Saturday's world middleweight title fight against Australia's Daniel Geale in Atlantic City, USA.
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Darren Barker of England trains for his middleweight bout against Daniel Geale of Australia on August 12, 2013 (Getty Images/AFP, Elsa)

 

The former European champion, who will not have trainer Tony Sims in his corner due to a visa problem, insists he is in prime condition thanks to yoga, meditation and training in a swimming pool at Stamford Bridge, the home of English football giants Chelsea.

 

Barker, who was stopped by Argentine Sergio Martinez in the 11th round two years ago in a previous bid for the WBC belt, has had two four-round bouts since recovering from his bicep injury and feels he is in the best shape of his career.

 

"I thought about quitting last year, it's true," he told AFP. "I had made a decision after I had to pull out of the fight on September 8 last year. I just thought I had had enough.

 

"But when the injury healed, I reminded myself it wasn't a sensible decision. I've managed to get a bit of momentum with two fights behind me since December and the hunger is still there. My body needed the rest and it's healed up nice."

 
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#ANON: #LulzSec arrests deal blow to hacker group @cnet: March 6, 2012

#ANON: #LulzSec arrests deal blow to hacker group @cnet: March 6, 2012 | Brian Castellani | Scoop.it
The U.S. Attorney says six hackers in the United States and abroad, affiliated with LulSec, Anonymous, and Antisec, have been arrested and charged with crimes. Read this article by Don Reisinger on CNET News.
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They caught him, and he was secretly arrested and now works for the FBI," an unidentified source told Fox News.

 

Law enforcement officials declined to comment on any plea-bargaining deals worked out with Monsegur.

 

LulzSec came on the hacking scene last year in a big way, targeting Sony, the CIA, the U.S. Senate, and FBI, among many other groups. The group also targeted Visa, MasterCard, and PayPal, after they stopped allowing individuals to provide financial support to WikiLeaks. Just as suddenly as it appeared, the group announced in June that it was leaving the hacking world, saying that its time was up.

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@EFF #Supports #HumanRights Case Against @CiscoSecurity for becoming "#repression's little #helper."

@EFF #Supports #HumanRights Case Against @CiscoSecurity for becoming "#repression's little #helper." | Brian Castellani | Scoop.it
EFF filed an amicus brief in an important case known as Du v. Cisco, where Chinese human rights activists have sued the US tech giant Cisco in Maryland federal court.
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Over the past few years EFF has documented the increasing use ofsophisticated surveillance technologies from the U.S. and European companies to facilitate human rights abuses around the world. The Complaint in this case contains specific allegations that Cisco's Golden Shield technology was used to detect pseudonyms used by the plaintiffs and to track their publications on websites outside China. 

 

Cisco is seeking to have the case dismissed at the outset. EFF’s brief, written with the assistance of our crack legal intern Colin Farlow, argues that, based upon the troubling facts asserted in the Complaint, the case should survive to discovery. First, EFF notes that the Complaint asserts sufficient activity by the American company, Cisco to survive as a case in the U.S. courts. Second, EFF points out that four key facts taken together would support a finding that Cisco aided and abetted or engaged in a conspiracy to violate international law.

 

Specifically:

1)        Marketing: The Complaint offers detailed allegations regarding the marketing, sale and support of the product for the facilitation of human rights violations by China against political dissidents. Most dramatically is the marketing presentation that asserts that the Golden Shield technology can help the Chinese government to “combat ‘Falun Gong’ evil religion and other hostilities.”

 

2)        Customization: The Complaint alleges that Cisco customized its technologies for the purpose of facilitating human rights violations by China against dissidents,

 

3)        Specific Knowledge: The Complaint highlights China’s well-documented practice of engaging in gross human rights violations against democracy activists, including Plaintiffs, and Cisco’s specific knowledge of China’s use of the technologies for those purposes,.

 

4)        Ongoing Support: The Complaint offers detailed factual allegations confirming Defendants’ ongoing relationship with the Chinese government and ongoing support of the customized products.

The brief carefully notes that EFF does not believe that international human rights liability should attach simply for a company making a general purpose or dual purpose technology available to the public. What Cisco allegedly did here much more. Additionally, the brief notes that international human rights law is also limited in ways that will generally prevent growth of liability beyond sales to governmental entities and involvement with gross human rights violations.   

 

EFF has long cautioned companies against becoming "repression's little helper," and have outlined "Know Your Customer" standards that can help companies avoid participating in human rights abuses. The allegations here are deeply troubling and should be sufficient to allow this case to proceed so that, ultimately, a court can make a complete factual determination of just how deeply Cisco has been involved in the human rights abuses committed against political dissidents in China.

    

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The Goats (Yes, GOATS) Have Arrived At O'Hare

The Goats (Yes, GOATS) Have Arrived At O'Hare | Brian Castellani | Scoop.it
Some 25 new hires marked their first day on their new job at O'Hare International Airport this week. Among them, however, are no humans.
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Some 25 new hires marked their first day on their new job at O'Hare International Airport this week. Among them, however, are no humans.

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How Is (#IT) Information Technology Changing #Healthcare? [#yognomics]

How Is (#IT) Information Technology Changing #Healthcare? [#yognomics] | Brian Castellani | Scoop.it

"Health informatics" is the intersection of healthcare, information technology and business. Check out an infographic explaining this healthcare-IT mashup.Health informatics" is the intersection of healthcare, information technology and business. Check out an infographic explaining this healthcare-IT mashup.


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Health informatics is the intersection of healthcare, information technology and business. Check out an infographic explaining this healthcare-IT mashup.

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New ways to teach MDs?

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Nice infographic.......

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Neat infographic about health informatics

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#LA @ElonMusk unveils '#Hyperloop' transport concept

#LA @ElonMusk unveils '#Hyperloop' transport concept | Brian Castellani | Scoop.it
On Monday, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk unveiled a transportation concept that he said could whisk passengers the nearly 400 miles between Los Angeles and San Francisco in 30 minutes — half the time it takes an airplane.
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"Short of figuring out real teleportation, which would of course be awesome (someone please do this), the only option for super fast travel is to build a tube over or under the ground that contains a special environment," Musk wrote in his proposal, posted online.

 

Capsules could depart every 30 seconds, carrying 28 people, with a projected cost of about $20 each way, according to Musk's plan, which was posted online athttp://www.spacex.com/hyperloop . The proposed route would follow Interstate 5 — a well-traveled path linking California's north and south through the agriculture-rich Central Valley.

 

On a conference call Monday, Musk said that if all goes right, it could take seven to 10 years for the first passengers to make the journey between California's two biggest metro areas. He put the price tag at around $6 billion — pointedly mentioning that's about one-tenth the projected cost of a high-speed rail system that California has been planning to build.

Indeed, the Hyperloop was inspired by that rail system, which has a cost too high and speed too low to justify the project, Musk said.

 

In a written statement, California High-Speed Rail Authority Chairman Dan Richardsuggested that Musk was oversimplifying the challenges.

"If and when Mr. Musk pursues his Hyperloop technology, we'll be happy to share our experience about what it really takes to build a project in California, across seismic zones, minimizing impacts on farms, businesses and communities and protecting sensitive environmental areas and species," Richard said.

 

Like the bullet train, the Hyperloop didn't take long to attract skepticism.

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#Jacksonville gets a bite of impact from @JaxSharks ' playoff success - @jaxdotcom

#Jacksonville gets a bite of impact from @JaxSharks ' playoff success - @jaxdotcom | Brian Castellani | Scoop.it
Jacksonville gets a bite of impact from Sharks' playoff success Florida Times-Union Kelly Jordan For the Times-Union Jacksonville Sharks fans such as Steve Shaw - shown holding up his "Sharknado" sign last Saturday - have helped propel the Arena...
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When the Jacksonville Sharks play the Philadelphia Soul for an Arena Football League conference championship Saturday at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena, it’s going to mean something financially to the city and the team.

 

Postseason play in most professional sports leagues provides multifaceted financial impact.

 

“It’s significant,” said Sharks owner and managing partner Jeff Bouchy.

Bouchy and the AFL administration in general have been careful not to market the teams and games as competition to the NFL or the Jaguars. AFL games are in the NFL offseason and competition itself is radically different, played on a 50-yard field in arenas with seven-on-seven squads and plenty of scoring.

 

While arena football is not on the same footing as the NFL, local business experts say no one should overlook the financial impact of the extra games as the winner of the game between the Sharks and the Philadelphia Soul advances to ArenaBowl XXVI in Orlando Aug. 17.


Read more at Jacksonville.com: http://jacksonville.com/news/metro/2013-08-09/story/jacksonville-gets-bite-impact-sharks-playoff-success#ixzz2bUOrChK3

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@LEAHREMINI FILES MISSING-PERSON REPORT ON (@ShellyMiscavige) #SCIENTOLOGY LEADER’S WIFE « #TheUndergroundBunker

@LEAHREMINI FILES MISSING-PERSON REPORT ON (@ShellyMiscavige) #SCIENTOLOGY LEADER’S WIFE « #TheUndergroundBunker | Brian Castellani | Scoop.it

After speaking with the Los Angeles Police Department, we have confirmed that on Wednesday Remini filed a missing-person report for Scientology leader David Miscavige’s wife, Shelly Miscavige, who has not been seen in public in six years.

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When Leah asked about it, then church spokesman Tommy Davis told her, “You don’t have the fucking rank to ask about Shelly.”

 

In other stories, we have explained that in late 2005 or early 2006, Shelly was transferred from Scientology’s International Base near Hemet, California to a secret compound near Lake Arrowhead in the mountains above Los Angeles. This compound, the headquarters of the Church of Spiritual Technology, is home to only a dozen or so Scientologists who are completely cut off from the outside world. We’ve been told that Shelly has been there for the past six years. But Miscavige and his attorneys have so far refused to publicly confirm her location there, and they have not produced her to confirm that she is in good health.

 

Now, Remini has put enormous pressure on the church to do just that by involving the LAPD.

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The President Observes Diwali

The President Observes Diwali | Brian Castellani | Scoop.it
After signing an Executive Order restoring the White House Advisory Commission and Interagency Working Group to address issues concerning the Asian American and Pacific Islander community, the President observed Diwali, or the Festival of Lights, a...
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Megan Slack | November 13, 2012

 

Diwali is a time for gathering with family and friends, often marked with good food and dancing. It is also a time for prayer and reflection about those less fortunate. It is a testament to the compassion of these communities that so many of them have helped those that have been devastated by Hurricane Sandy.  

 

Many who observe this holiday will light the Diya, or lamp, which symbolizes the triumph of light over darkness and knowledge over ignorance. As that lamp is lit, we should all recommit ourselves to bring light to any place still facing darkness. Earlier this year, we were reminded of the evil that exists in the world when a gunman walked into the Sikh gurdwara in Oak Creek, Wisconsin and opened fire. In the wake of that horrible tragedy, we saw the resilience of a community that drew strength from their faith and a sense of solidarity with their neighbors, Sikh and non-Sikh alike. We also saw compassion and love, in the heroic actions of the first responders and the outpouring of support from people across the country. Out of a day of sadness, we were reminded that the beauty of America remains our diversity, and our right to religious freedom. 

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25 Things "DC" People Say But Don't Really Mean -

25 Things "DC" People Say But Don't Really Mean - | Brian Castellani | Scoop.it
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“I really like the new ethics rules in Congress.” 

 

http://www.buzzfeed.com/bennyjohnson/25-things-dc-people-say-but-dont-really-mean

 

Taight-Ass-Country-Club?

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“@thedailybeast” #nomore: @Newsweek sold to @IBTimes | @matthewkeyeslive

“@thedailybeast” #nomore: @Newsweek sold to @IBTimes | @matthewkeyeslive | Brian Castellani | Scoop.it
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Newsweek has been acquired by the International Business Times for an undisclosed amount, IBT announced on Saturday.


Back when Newsweek was a print magazine, it published covers like this one. (Newsweek)

 

The acquisition of the digital-only magazine is expected to close in the next few days, IBT said. For two months, the publication will continue to be run IAC, Newsweek’s current owners.

 

The news was first made public by Capital New York on Saturday,prompting IBT to confirm the news a short time later.

Newsweek was merged with The Daily Beast in 2010 shortly after it was acquired by IAC from the Washington Post. In late 2012, Newsweek announced it would stop printing, transitioning to an all-digital format distributed online and via tablet computers.

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