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So long social media: the kids are opting out of the online public square

So long social media: the kids are opting out of the online public square | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
Young people are starting to skip the very public postings of some of social media's original platforms. Why? And where will that leave the companies that rely on our willingness to divulge everything?
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Articles: We Must Stop Surrendering to Leftist Evil Such as Black Lives Matter

Articles: We Must Stop Surrendering to Leftist Evil Such as Black Lives Matter | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
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107 Nobel Laureates just signed a letter slamming Greenpeace over GMOs

107 Nobel Laureates just signed a letter slamming Greenpeace over GMOs | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
"How many poor people in the world must die before we consider this a 'crime against humanity'?"
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Why Americans Should Celebrate the Brexit Vote

Why Americans Should Celebrate the Brexit Vote | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
Brexit embodies the very principles and ideals the American people hold dear to their hearts.
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Donald Trump Fires Corey Lewandowski, His Campaign Manager

Donald Trump Fires Corey Lewandowski, His Campaign Manager | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
The embattled campaign manager’s dismissal comes amid concerns from allies and donors about Mr. Trump’s preparedness for a general election.
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Court Backs Rules Treating Internet as Utility, Not Luxury

Court Backs Rules Treating Internet as Utility, Not Luxury | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
An appeals court panel affirmed the Federal Communications Commission’s rules about net neutrality, clearing the way for stricter oversight of broadband providers.
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Singing South African firefighters dispute pay at Fort McMurray wildfire

Singing South African firefighters dispute pay at Fort McMurray wildfire | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
 South African firefighters who made international headlines for singing when they arrived in Canada have now turned to protests to dispute the wages they’re being paid. About 300 firefighters who came to Alberta last month to help fight the Fort McMurray fire did not report for work Wednesday because
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Why are fewer people getting married?

Why are fewer people getting married? | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
Marriage rates have been falling for decades and are now at their lowest in at least 150 years. What's wrong with getting hitched?
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Horses as Symbols of Power in History and Mythology

Horses as Symbols of Power in History and Mythology | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
There are many hypotheses regarding history of the domestication of the horse. Horses first appeared in Paleolithic cave art around 30,000 BC. These were wild horses that were hunted for their meat. However, it is disputed exactly how and when the horse
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Memoir turned self-help book

Memoir turned self-help book | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
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Seeing President Mugabe’s Frailty, Zimbabwe Braces for Turmoil

Seeing President Mugabe’s Frailty, Zimbabwe Braces for Turmoil | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
Anxiety and cutthroat politics grip a nation that has known no other leader as Robert Mugabe, 92, shows increasing signs of aging, even talking about his own mortality.
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The Untouchables

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The Untouchables « | Foreign Policy | the Global Magazine of News and Ideas
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Extraordinary moment cub pulls a tranquiliser dart from lioness

Extraordinary moment cub pulls a tranquiliser dart from lioness | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
The young lion desperately tried to save his female companion by attempting to pull out the tranquiliser dart, which had been fired by conservationists at a wildlife reserve in Kenya.
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A Better Kind of Happiness - The New Yorker

A Better Kind of Happiness - The New Yorker | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
Will Storr examines the concept of eudaemonic happiness, first proposed by Aristotle, and how it may be beneficial to human health.
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How LED Daytime Running Lights And LCD Instruments Are Making You Less Safe

How LED Daytime Running Lights And LCD Instruments Are Making You Less Safe | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
The night, I’m told, is dark and full of terrors. That’s why we have lights on our cars. And while lighting is unquestionably better than it’s ever been, ironically, two pieces of relatively new lighting technology actually seem to be making things worse, visibility-wise, partially because they’re too good. Let me explain.
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Are You Emotionally Intelligent? Here's How to Know for Sure.

Are You Emotionally Intelligent? Here's How to Know for Sure. | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
Decades of research now point to emotional intelligence as being the critical factor that sets star performers apart from the rest of the pack.
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Self-learning AI robot hired by London council… for customer service

Self-learning AI robot hired by London council… for customer service | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it

A North London council will be one of the first government bodies to employ a hyper-intelligent, self-learning robotic worker to help with customer service.

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South Africa approves land expropriation bill - BBC News

South Africa approves land expropriation bill - BBC News | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
South Africa's parliament approves a bill allowing the government to expropriate land in the public interest.
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Cheese rolling mayhem comes to Gloucestershire – but winner hates cheese 

Cheese rolling mayhem comes to Gloucestershire – but winner hates cheese  | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
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Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person

Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
Embrace a philosophy of pessimism. Every human will disappoint you, and you’ll do the same to them.
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Chance finding could transform plant production

Chance finding could transform plant production | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
An almost entirely accidental discovery by University of Guelph researchers could transform food and biofuel production and increase carbon capture on farmland.
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Three More Signs Smartphone Downturn Going From Bad to Worse

Three More Signs Smartphone Downturn Going From Bad to Worse | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
Pegatron Corp., which assembles iPhones, missed profit expectations and said April sales dived 16 percent.
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Harsh drought forces Zimbabwe to sell wildlife

Harsh drought forces Zimbabwe to sell wildlife | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
Drought-ravaged Zimbabwe is offering some of its wild animals for sale and use the income to save the remainder.
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325,000 People Pay Billionaire $1,000 Ea. - LewRockwell LewRockwell.com

325,000 People Pay Billionaire $1,000 Ea. - LewRockwell LewRockwell.com | Convincingly Contrarian Crumbs | Scoop.it
Peter Wright's insight:
Interesting way to get cheap cash.
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