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Fees undermine fliers' ability to compare fares

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For many passengers, air travel is only about finding the cheapest fare.
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In A Digital Chapter, Paper Notebooks Are As Relevant As Ever

In A Digital Chapter, Paper Notebooks Are As Relevant As Ever | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Is paper just a curiosity of the nostalgic? It turns out that digital natives think paper works in tandem with our devices. Research agrees that old-school note taking offers benefits a screen can't.
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Enoxaparin Efficacious, Feasible for Prevention of VTE in Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

Enoxaparin Efficacious, Feasible for Prevention of VTE in Advanced Pancreatic Cancer | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
symptomatic venous thromboembolic events (VTEs)
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New home for dog found in dead owner’s arms after Texas tornado

New home for dog found in dead owner’s arms after Texas tornado | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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I do not think that the Framework is our oxygen mask.

I do not think that the Framework is our oxygen mask. | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
One of the reasons I grapple with burnout is that the content of library instruction, and the one-shot model through which I deliver it, is essentially the same thing over and over again. Yes, I ca...
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Cuba’s Inventive Vaccine Could Treat More Than Just Lung Cancer — NOVA Next | PBS

Cuba’s Inventive Vaccine Could Treat More Than Just Lung Cancer — NOVA Next | PBS | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Cuban scientists developed a lung cancer vaccine decades ago, and it may finally be coming to the US.
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Professor at center of debate over her tweet on white male students expresses regret | InsideHigherEd

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Wow.  Just wow.

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INBOUND Bold Talks: Clive Thompson "How The Way You Write Changes the Way You Think" - YouTube

The Pencil and the Keyboard: How The Way You Write Changes the Way You Think Discover bold, powerful talks from diverse, exciting, and influential people. Th...
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Bricks fall from downtown Cleveland building, smashing minivan and closing block (photos, videos)

Bricks fall from downtown Cleveland building, smashing minivan and closing block (photos, videos) | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Investigators have found some of the bricks lining the top of the former National City Building downtown were still loose after several collapsed to the ground Monday.
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Essay by an instructor who has taught as an adjunct for 25 years | InsideHigherEd

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Fast food kills gut bacteria that can keep you slim, study finds

Fast food may be unhealthy not only because of its processed ingredients and huge portions -- it can also kill off beneficial gut bacteria that help burn calories, according to new information from a prominent British researcher
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Atlanta freeway revolts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Atlanta freeway revolts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

There have been multiple freeway revolts in Atlanta, Georgia. However, the longest and most famous example of Interstate opposition is against I-485 and the Stone Mountain Freeway through Intown Atlanta, lasting over 30 years, from the early 1960s until the final construction of Freedom Parkway on a small portion of the contested routes in 1994.

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Equity by Design: A DML 2015 Showcase | Connected Learning

Equity by Design: A DML 2015 Showcase | Connected Learning | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Tune in for CL.tv's May webinar series, which highlights themes and panelists from the upcoming conference, DML2015: Equity by Design.
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The Small, Happy Life

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In this first batch of personal takes on how some readers found purpose in life, a surprising theme emerged.
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via Tim Diamond

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Cleveland's population loss: Editorial Board Roundtable

Cleveland's population loss: Editorial Board Roundtable | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
What can be done to turn around Northeast Ohio's longterm population loss? The editorial board weighs in with some thoughts.
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New report: Georgia telling parents tall tales when it pronounces their kids proficient | Get Schooled

New report: Georgia telling parents tall tales when it pronounces their kids proficient | Get Schooled | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
A new report by the national education advocacy group Achieve finds Georgia sets the lowest bar in the country for student proficiency in math and reading.

The study compares the percentage of Georgia students scoring proficient on the CRCT in 2013-14 against those attaining a proficient level on the federal National Assessment of Educational Progress, better known as NAEP.

Considered the gold standard, NAEP sets its bar for proficiency much higher than...
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Pancreatic cancer breakthrough: Scientists reprogram cancerous cells to normal cells

Pancreatic cancer breakthrough: Scientists reprogram cancerous cells to normal cells | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Pancreatic cancer breakthrough: Scientists reprogram cancerous cells to normal cells
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Healthy diet linked to better memory and thinking

Healthy diet linked to better memory and thinking | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
If you want to have a better memory and thinking skills, pack your plate full of fruits and vegetables and cut back on the booze.
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The Next Shock After a Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis: Where Are the Treatments?

The Next Shock After a Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis: Where Are the Treatments? | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
It is increasingly up to us -- patients and families -- to advocate aggressively for better treatments and ensure that we are getting the right treatment for ourselves.
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Report Details Just How Much Power Idle Electronics Waste

That devices waste power when they’re plugged in isn’t news, but a new report indicates the scale of the problem is increasing all the time.
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In Palo Alto's High-Pressure Schools, Suicides Lead To Soul-Searching

In Palo Alto's High-Pressure Schools, Suicides Lead To Soul-Searching | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The competitive California school district has seen four students take their own lives since October. One junior talks about reactions to the deaths, pressures students face and hopes for the future.
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Georgia worst in deaths of pregnant women

Georgia worst in deaths of pregnant women | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
More pregnant women die from pregnancy or pregnancy-related complications in Georgia than any other state in the country, national data shows.
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How Do You Annotate in Your Class? – ProfHacker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

How Do You Annotate in Your Class? – ProfHacker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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Plane crash in Atlanta shows fragility of region’s highway network | Kyle Wingfield

Plane crash in Atlanta shows fragility of region’s highway network | Kyle Wingfield | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Another day, another freak accident shutting down Atlanta's interstate system. The crash of a small plane in the northeast corner of I-285 brought traffic to a standstill for hours, reminiscent of similar situations following pedestrian deaths two times earlier this year, a suicide by a motorist on I-20 just yesterday, and assorted incidents involving various exotic animals. I'm sure I'm forgetting some other similarly bizarre situations (I'm not including Snowpocalypse...
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