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DNA testing helps with family histories - Chicago Tribune

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DNA testing helps with family histories
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Genealogy hobbyists liken the quest to track their family tree to a scavenger hunt, laden with clues, surprises and dead ends.
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Fascinating Mug Shots Of Characters From Banned Books (IMAGES) - Huffington Post

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Fascinating Mug Shots Of Characters From Banned Books (IMAGES)
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Banned Books Week is well underway -- we hope you're celebrating accordingly by reading Ralph Ellison's "Invisible Man," J.D.
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The Genealogist’s Census Pocket Reference: Tips, Tricks & Fast Facts to Track Your Ancestors

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The Genealogist's Census Pocket Reference: Tips, Tricks & Fast Facts to Track Your Ancestors Your Census Research Companion Census records are a key source (The Genealogist's Census Pocket Reference: Tips, Tricks & Fast Facts to Track Your...
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New Mummy Analysis Shows Advances in Dark Age Biology ...

New Mummy Analysis Shows Advances in Dark Age Biology ... | Deborah | Scoop.it
Mummies are everywhere -- not just Egyptian tombs and Hollywood movie sets, but in almost every part of the world. China, Peru, Chile, the Canary Islands, the preserved, unwalking dead populate history.
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The Fascinating Self-Portraits of 20 Famous Authors – Flavorwire

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They say writing is a form of self-expression — but it's not the only one. And if we had to guess, we'd bet that many of our favorite authors have a little bit more going on in their heads than the average person, so it makes sense ...
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Paper Books in a Digital World - Huffington Post

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Paper Books in a Digital World
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In the 1400s, Johannes Gutenberg invented the printing press, instantly revolutionizing the world of books, words, and literature.
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Why Five Days in the Office Is Too Many - New York Times

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Why Five Days in the Office Is Too Many New York Times When I heard last week that Marissa Mayer, Yahoo's chief executive, was banning its employees from working at home, my first thought was, “I'm glad I don't work at Yahoo.” But I also understood...
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World biology team returns with haul of Papuan species - FRANCE 24

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FRANCE 24 World biology team returns with haul of Papuan species FRANCE 24 AFP - An international consortium of scientists said on Wednesday they had collected 1.5 million specimens of wildlife in an unprecedented mission to document the biological...
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Authors push science beyond the lab into fiction and fantasy - Globe and Mail

Authors push science beyond the lab into fiction and fantasy - Globe and Mail | Deborah | Scoop.it
Globe and Mail Authors push science beyond the lab into fiction and fantasy Globe and Mail “Female writers seem to use characters or social concepts as the foundation to their stories and then build worlds around them, whereas male writers tend to...
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4 Reasons Marissa Mayer's No-At-Home-Work Policy Is an Epic Fail - Forbes

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4 Reasons Marissa Mayer's No-At-Home-Work Policy Is an Epic Fail
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According to Reses, “Speed and quality are often sacrificed when we work from home.” The forwarded memo — labeled “YAHOO!
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Work from home no more: How do you feel about Yahoo's crackdown? - VentureBeat

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Work from home no more: How do you feel about Yahoo's crackdown?
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Top 10 tips for writing a spine-tingling thriller by How To Fall author ...

Top 10 tips for writing a spine-tingling thriller by How To Fall author ... | Deborah | Scoop.it
When fifteen-year-old Freya is found dead in a lake, everyone assumes she committed suicide. However, her cousin Jess thinks there's more to the story than meets the eye, and sets about investigating the mysterious ...
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Interesting Jobs That Pay More Than Writing | NZBC

Interesting Jobs That Pay More Than Writing | NZBC | Deborah | Scoop.it
Take writing, for instance. With the Internet, there are a lot of new openings for writers especially with blog writing as well as for those who would like to self publish books. The usual writer who was a 9 to 5 job would probably ...
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On Orwell's Rules for Writing - The Reality-Based Community

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On Orwell's Rules for Writing
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I'm a fan of George Orwell. I think one of the most important pieces of writing in the English language, for example, is his set of rules for how to make the perfect cup of tea.
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Adorable Miniature Houses Built of Books – Flavorwire

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Ever wish you could live inside a book? Well, you can't quite live in Dutch artist Frank Halmans's stacked vintage book houses, but you can tell he's had the same idea. The works in Halmans's series Built of Books, which we ...
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Mysterious Sharks Seen For First Time in Australia - Sci-News.com

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The Canberra Times Mysterious Sharks Seen For First Time in Australia Sci-News.com “The rare sharks were caught off Rottnest Island two years ago at a depth of 1410 feet (430 m) by local recreational fisherman Steve Downs,” explained Dr Ryan...
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The Book-Writing Machine - Slate Magazine

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The Book-Writing Machine
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Today, of course, many—surely most—fiction writers work with computers, laptops, and word processors just like the rest of us.
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Of Course Hemingway Read the Paper in the Nude: Photos of Authors at Home - The Atlantic

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Of Course Hemingway Read the Paper in the Nude: Photos of Authors at Home
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This week, a glimpse of author Tao Lin's Murray Hill apartment surfaced in this cheeky review over at Vice.
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A Writer's Journey: When Authors Should Tell Lies

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When Authors Should Tell Lies. Readers often like their historical fiction to be factual, and they expect authors to be as accurate as possible. The more true-to-life a novel is, the greater their appreciation of it.
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How I Turbocharged My Freelance Writing Productivity | Write to Done

How I Turbocharged My Freelance Writing Productivity | Write to Done | Deborah | Scoop.it
Productivity is something many freelance writers struggle with. Ever get to the end of a working day and look back over the day saying “Gee, it sure felt like I was busy today, but I really didn't get much writing done”?
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National Zoo's Clouded Leopard Babies: Two Cubs Born At Smithsonian ... - Huffington Post

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National Zoo's Clouded Leopard Babies: Two Cubs Born At Smithsonian ...
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Do You Work From Home? - Lifehacker

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Do You Work From Home?
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Do You Work From Home? Working from home is becoming more and more popular, but some people still doubt its effectiveness. We're wondering if you work from home—and whether you stay productive.
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How to Be a Better Writer: 31 Kindle Books to Help Master Your Craft

How to Be a Better Writer: 31 Kindle Books to Help Master Your Craft | Deborah | Scoop.it
One of the most important things all writers need to remember is that you should never stop learning and honing your craft. In order to know how to be a better writer, you need to keep studying and learning.
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52 books, 52 weeks, Week 7: The Ugly Cry - Huffington Post

52 books, 52 weeks, Week 7: The Ugly Cry - Huffington Post | Deborah | Scoop.it
52 books, 52 weeks, Week 7: The Ugly Cry Huffington Post The Fault in Our Stars is about a sixteen-year-old terminal cancer patient named Hazel, her obsession with a book called An Imperial Affliction, written by a Salinger-like author named Peter...
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Creativity Tips From 5 Very Funny People | The Butterfly Maiden Project

Creativity Tips From 5 Very Funny People | The Butterfly Maiden Project | Deborah | Scoop.it
Great comedians make their living by seeing the world in a fresh way and creating high-value product to match. Could your team learn from that? (Looking for some tips on how to foster #creativity in the #workplace?
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