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Drybar: How One Woman And A Hair Dryer Became A $20 Million Operation

Drybar: How One Woman And A Hair Dryer Became A $20 Million Operation | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
What's amazing is how a 37-year-old mother of two, has made a $20 million (sales) business out of nothing but hot air. Four years ago she was peddling her services from a 2001 Nissan Xterra.
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Fewer hours, no health care, popular clothing chain slashes...

Fewer hours, no health care, popular clothing chain slashes... | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Retail chain Forever 21 occupies a large space in Seattle and in the hearts of its loyal customers.
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Heart Stents Still Overused, Experts Say

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Some experts say that part of the problem is simply that many patients, and even some doctors, incorrectly regard coronary artery disease as a plumbing problem.
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Is There Danger Lurking in Your Lipstick?

Is There Danger Lurking in Your Lipstick? | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
A new study finds some lipsticks and glosses contain a number of metals, including lead, cadmium and aluminum.
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Why Women Can't Have It All, According to Barnard College President Debora L. Spar

Why Women Can't Have It All, According to Barnard College President Debora L. Spar | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
You know that girl who "has it all"--perfect job, relationship, body? No, you don't, because she doesn't exist, argues Barnard College president Debora L. Spar in her explosive new book Wonder Women.
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Health News - Scientists pinpoint a new molecular mechanism tied to pancreatic cancer

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Scientists pinpoint a new molecular mechanism tied to pancreatic cancer
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Cleveland Zoo’s Last Polar Bear Euthanized - CBS Cleveland

Cleveland Zoo’s Last Polar Bear Euthanized - CBS Cleveland | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The Cleveland Metroparks Zoo says its last polar bear has been euthanized because of a declining health.
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School Standards’ Debut Is Rocky, and Critics Pounce

School Standards’ Debut Is Rocky, and Critics Pounce | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The Common Core, a rigorous education initiative that has been ardently supported by the Obama administration, is opposed by some as an edict and by others as too hard.
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Celery, artichokes contain flavonoids that kill human pancreatic cancer cells

Celery, artichokes, and herbs, especially Mexican oregano, all contain apigenin and luteolin, flavonoids that kill human pancreatic cancer cells in the lab by inhibiting an important enzyme, according to two new University of Illinois studies.
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The Smyrna Boys Choir: Two ex-governors, an ex-senator and a...

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Earlier this week, we told you of a high-powered, 80th birthday party for former AJC columnist Bill Shipp in the basement of Vinings Bank in Smyrna.
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Derek Bok discusses his new book on higher education | Inside Higher Ed

Derek Bok discusses his new book on higher education | Inside Higher Ed | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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A potential cure for Alzheimer’s? Scientists discover new culprit behind brain-wasting disease

A potential cure for Alzheimer’s? Scientists discover new culprit behind brain-wasting disease | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The accumulation of a specific protein in the aging brain may be the cause of numerous devastating neurodegenerative diseases – most notably Alzheimer’s disease.
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At 'kickoff' of political season, a taste of things to come

At 'kickoff' of political season, a taste of things to come | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
ROME _ Barbecued pork was on the menu at Floyd County's GOP gathering Saturday, but red meat was the main course.
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A Republican conversion to Obamacare

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One afternoon last week, though a thousand miles apart, Newt Gingrich in Boston and Clint Murphy in Savannah came to the same conclusion about Obamacare and the GOP.
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California town takes to the streets to demand library

California town takes to the streets to demand library | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Residents of a quiet California community are demanding their long-delayed library open.
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Celery and artichoke flavonoids kill pancreatic cancer cells

Celery and artichoke flavonoids kill pancreatic cancer cells | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Eating a variety of healthy foods can keep us from developing certain diseases, one of which is cancer. Now researchers have uncovered the value of flavonoids in celery and artichokes for preventing and even treating pancreatic cancer.
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New discovery could help diagnose precursor to pancreatic cancer

New discovery could help diagnose precursor to pancreatic cancer | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
A recent Van Andel Institute study could lead to the development of tools to improve the diagnosis of precancerous cysts in the pancreas, one type of which leads to the invasive and hard-to-detect cancer.
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Unhangouts | DMLcentral

Unhangouts | DMLcentral | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Computers and the Internet are really good at copying information and sending it to lots of people at low cost.
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The Architect of School Reform Who Turned Against It

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Diane Ravitch's second revolution
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Prince joins Twitter, tweets out sneak preview of new song 'Groovy Potential'

Prince joins Twitter, tweets out sneak preview of new song 'Groovy Potential' | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Prince once said that the Internet was like MTV, because at one time it was "hip and suddenly it became outdated," but the "Purple Rain" singer must have had a change of heart, because on Tuesday he took over the Twitter account of his female...
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The Secret To Unleashing Genius

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Companies suffer when the boss comes up with all the new ideas. Shrewd leaders build organizations that think for themselves.
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Bert Lance, confidant of Jimmy Carter, dead at 82

Bert Lance, confidant of Jimmy Carter, dead at 82 | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Bert Lance, the former state highway director who helped Jimmy Carter climb to the presidency and then joined his White House administration, died Thursday evening.
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Brain differences found between Asperger's and autism

Brain differences found between Asperger's and autism | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Children with Asperger's syndrome show patterns of brain connectivity distinct from those of children with autism, according to a new study.
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