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Sun rises on Russian voters: Nine timezones step into presidential vote — RT

Sun rises on Russian voters: Nine timezones step into presidential vote — RT | DansWorld | Scoop.it
Russians are going to the polls to choose their next president. Given its expansive territory, polling stations in some Russian regions are just opening, while in the most easterly areas the voting process already in full swing.
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Incompetent People Too Ignorant to Know It

Incompetent People Too Ignorant to Know It | DansWorld | Scoop.it
People aren't good at assessing their own failings, whether it's a lack of humor or an inability to think logically.
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Pat Churchland fights for supremacy of the brain | Vancouver Sun

Pat Churchland fights for supremacy of the brain | Vancouver Sun | DansWorld | Scoop.it
A biological experiment is turning out to have groundbreaking implications for ethics, as well as boosting the career of a high-flying B.C.-raised neuroscientist.
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Extreme poverty in US has more than doubled since 1996

Extreme poverty in US has more than doubled since 1996 | DansWorld | Scoop.it
According to the National Poverty Center, the number of households in the US living in extreme poverty—on less than $2 a day per person—has increased by 130 percent since 1996.
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For atheists of color, ‘coming out’ can be painful

For atheists of color, ‘coming out’ can be painful | DansWorld | Scoop.it
As a child, Alix Jules saw people in church speak in tongues, tremble, fall and have what appeared to be very genuine connections with God.
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Oil Prices Are Rising Despite Lowest Demand Since 1997

Oil Prices Are Rising Despite Lowest Demand Since 1997 | DansWorld | Scoop.it
Oil is once again trading above $100 per barrel, bringing with it estimates that U.S. gas will cost more than $4 per gallon by May, if not sooner.
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Money and Power: The Richest and Poorest U.S. Presidents - DailyFinance

Money and Power: The Richest and Poorest U.S. Presidents - DailyFinance | DansWorld | Scoop.it
Being a U.S. president is a well-paying gig -- but it didn't pay off for all of them. Turns out, getting your face on our nation's currency doesn't always mean that much currency flowed your way.
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Home sweet home? Michigan primary a challenge for Romney

Home sweet home? Michigan primary a challenge for Romney | DansWorld | Scoop.it
In the state where he has the deepest roots, Mitt Romney faces a critical challenge from Rick Santorum in the Michigan primary next week.
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Driverless Cars of the Future Are Here Now [INFOGRAPHIC]

Driverless Cars of the Future Are Here Now [INFOGRAPHIC] | DansWorld | Scoop.it
Driverless cars have taken giant leaps in the past few years -- in fact, you might see one driving right next to you any day now.
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Video - Keys to Houdini's Secrets

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Video - Don Wildman sets to find out whether Houdini actually cheated his way through a historic handcuff escape.
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Here Are The Cars Mechanics See The Most

Here Are The Cars Mechanics See The Most | DansWorld | Scoop.it
Here are the vehicles, according to Web2Carz.com, that have a home away from home at the repair shop.
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Are wealthy people more likely to be liars?

Are wealthy people more likely to be liars? | DansWorld | Scoop.it
A new study from UC Berkeley suggests that the rich are unusually inclined to lie, cheat, and steal...
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Unnatural Acts: irrelevant appeal to authority

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Robert Todd Carroll's blog on the irrevelant appeal to authority.

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Banker Leaves 1% Tip On $133 Lunch Bill In Defiance of 'The 99%' [UPDATED]

Banker Leaves 1% Tip On $133 Lunch Bill In Defiance of 'The 99%' [UPDATED] | DansWorld | Scoop.it
A banker left a 1% tip in defiance of 'the 99%' at a Newport Beach restaurant the other week, according to his dining companion and underling who snapped a photo of the receipt and posted it to his blog, Future Ex Banker.
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An Introduction to Human Information Processing (Part 1)

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The JREF exposes charlatans and helps people defend themselves from paranormal and pseudoscientific claims.
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Telephone industry pushes to end landline service in Kentucky

Telephone industry pushes to end landline service in Kentucky | DansWorld | Scoop.it
Telephone companies in Kentucky are pressing the state to allow for the discontinuation of basic landline service in “less profitable” areas.
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'Invisibility' cloak could protect buildings from earthquakes

'Invisibility' cloak could protect buildings from earthquakes | DansWorld | Scoop.it
Mathematicians have developed the theory for a Harry Potter style 'cloaking' device which could protect buildings from earthquakes.
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Fast Food CEO Shuts Down Struggling Branch During 'Undercover Boss' Episode

Fast Food CEO Shuts Down Struggling Branch During 'Undercover Boss' Episode | DansWorld | Scoop.it
Rick Silva, the CEO of the Checkers and Rally's Restaurant fast food burger chain, has no idea why he's got it so good.
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Ryan Kohls Presents: I Wanna Know What I Wanna Know: James Randi

Ryan Kohls Presents: I Wanna Know What I Wanna Know: James Randi | DansWorld | Scoop.it

Ryan Kohls interviews the magician, James Randi.

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Secrets of Being a Valuable Employee | Cole Ruddick – A Voyage of Discovery

Secrets of Being a Valuable Employee | Cole Ruddick – A Voyage of Discovery | DansWorld | Scoop.it

Five tips for becoming a valuable employee by Cole Ruddick.

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20+ Online Networking Opportunities for Job Seekers

20+ Online Networking Opportunities for Job Seekers | DansWorld | Scoop.it
Looking to get a leg up on your professionally-oriented social media? Here are 20 sites that can give you a networking edge.
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