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Stephen King: Tax Me, for F@%&’s Sake!

Stephen King: Tax Me, for F@%&’s Sake! | DansWorld | Scoop.it
The iconic writer Stephen King scolds the superrich (including himself—and Mitt Romney) for not giving back.
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Snake-Oil Alert: So-Called Additive Warranties For Your Car - Forbes

Snake-Oil Alert: So-Called Additive Warranties For Your Car - Forbes | DansWorld | Scoop.it
Some unethical companies make a living selling what appear to be "miracle" additives that supposedly add to the life of your car.
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Foreclosure Frenzy: Bank Of America Sues Bank Of America - Forbes

Foreclosure Frenzy: Bank Of America Sues Bank Of America - Forbes | DansWorld | Scoop.it
BofA has sued itself at least nine times this month in one Florida county.
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Next Gen Wind Turbines Also Creating Clean Drinking Water | I Acknowledge Class Warfare Exists

Next Gen Wind Turbines Also Creating Clean Drinking Water | I Acknowledge Class Warfare Exists | DansWorld | Scoop.it
This is significant; innovation makes the world go round’.  Many people throughout the world suffer from not having access to water and this technology could have a significant impact for not only energy needs but also water needs as well.
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Daily Kos: Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Two Blue Dog House members fall in Pennsylvania primaries

Daily Kos: Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Two Blue Dog House members fall in Pennsylvania primaries | DansWorld | Scoop.it
Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here .
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Bill bans bosses for wresting your Facebook password — RT

Bill bans bosses for wresting your Facebook password — RT | DansWorld | Scoop.it
A bill that would forbid employers from demanding their potential workers’ social networking login and password has been submitted to the US Congress. The spread of the dubious practice alarmed the public last month.
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Wall Street-Inflated Student Debt Bubble Hits $1 Trillion; Debtors Rally for Relief | Economy | AlterNet

Wall Street-Inflated Student Debt Bubble Hits $1 Trillion; Debtors Rally for Relief | Economy | AlterNet | DansWorld | Scoop.it
The collective weight of American student debt is a drag not just on those paying the debt, but on our entire economy.
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For first time since Depression, more Mexicans leave U.S. than enter

For first time since Depression, more Mexicans leave U.S. than enter | DansWorld | Scoop.it
A study sees a decline in immigration to the United States from Mexico after tightened border control, increased deportations, a flagging U.S. economy and a declining Mexican birthrate.
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7 Commonly Corrected Grammar Errors (That Aren't Mistakes)

7 Commonly Corrected Grammar Errors (That Aren't Mistakes) | DansWorld | Scoop.it
If you've written anything on the Internet in the past 20 years or so, a short time later you've probably experienced a feeling of pure, unalloyed irritation, when you observed someone correcting your grammar.
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From Minister To Atheist: A Story Of Losing Faith : NPR

From Minister To Atheist: A Story Of Losing Faith : NPR | DansWorld | Scoop.it
Teresa MacBain admits that when she was ordained as a minister, she had big questions. She thought they'd make her faith stronger, but instead they haunted her. Then one day, she couldn't take it anymore.
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Unnatural Acts that can improve your thinking: experimenter effect

Unnatural Acts that can improve your thinking: experimenter effect | DansWorld | Scoop.it

Robert Todd Carroll's blog on the experimenter effect.

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Rick Santorum Hit by 'Klout Bomb'

Rick Santorum Hit by 'Klout Bomb' | DansWorld | Scoop.it
Rick Santorum, one of the four remaining Republican candidates for president, is the latest victim of a "Klout Bomb."...
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Survey: Less Than 1 Percent of Young Adults Hold Biblical Worldview

Survey:  Less Than 1 Percent of Young Adults Hold Biblical Worldview | DansWorld | Scoop.it
Less than one percent of the youngest adult generation in America has a biblical worldview, found a new study examining the changes in worldview among Christians and the overall U.S. population.
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Religious Faithfuls Lack Logic, Study Implies

Religious Faithfuls Lack Logic, Study Implies | DansWorld | Scoop.it
Christophe Lehenaff/Getty Images A rare and controversial study merging science and faith suggests that analytic thinking, a process that favors reason over intuition, promotes religious disbelief.
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Bad Opinion Generator

Bad Opinion Generator | DansWorld | Scoop.it
A random sampling of history’s most clueless predictions — from faulty scientific forecasts to sweeping political statements...
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Thou shalt not commit logical fallacies

Thou shalt not commit logical fallacies | DansWorld | Scoop.it
Logical fallacies are often sneakily used by politicians and the media to fool people. Don't be fooled! This website has been designed to help you identify and call out dodgy logic wherever it may raise its ugly, incoherent head.
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The Racism-Conservatism Link: 'National Review' Firestorm Over Racism Calls Up William F. Buckley's Troubling Legacy | Tea Party and the Right | AlterNet

The Racism-Conservatism Link: 'National Review' Firestorm Over Racism Calls Up William F. Buckley's Troubling Legacy | Tea Party and the Right | AlterNet | DansWorld | Scoop.it
Did Buckley ever really renounce his defense of white supremacy in the South?
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Bit Torrent Sites Flying “Server Drones” to Avoid Law Enforcement | I Acknowledge Class Warfare Exists

Bit Torrent Sites Flying “Server Drones” to Avoid Law Enforcement | I Acknowledge Class Warfare Exists | DansWorld | Scoop.it
For those of you who may be unaware – Bit Torrent sites basically allow you to download pretty much anything you want music, videos, software etc.
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New York Mom Fired After Donating Kidney To Boss

New York Mom Fired After Donating Kidney To Boss | DansWorld | Scoop.it
After giving the gift of life, a New York mom received her worst nightmare in return.
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