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The Lessons of Henry Kissinger

The Lessons of Henry Kissinger | For reading | Scoop.it
The legendary and controversial statesman criticizes the Obama Doctrine, talks about the main challenges for the next president, and explains how to avoid war with China.
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Brainwave puts scientists step closer to building bionic brain

Brainwave puts scientists step closer to building bionic brain | For reading | Scoop.it
It's been the stuff of science fiction since it was deemed theoretically possible in the 1970s. But Sharath Sriram and his research team at RMIT have finall
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Something Has Gone 'Terribly Wrong' With Human Rights: Gillian Triggs

Something Has Gone 'Terribly Wrong' With Human Rights: Gillian Triggs | For reading | Scoop.it
'Australia has faltered in its commitment to our freedoms and rights.'
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Why Elie Wiesel never caught on in Israel - Culture

Why Elie Wiesel never caught on in Israel - Culture | For reading | Scoop.it
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Elie Wiesel may have been the most famous Holocaust survivor in the world. But, ironically, that never gained him a huge following in Israel.
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Climate change and our evolving sexual patterns

Climate change and our evolving sexual patterns | For reading | Scoop.it
Climate change is often blamed for many things, but until now it is unlikely anyone has linked it to a reduction in the number of babies.
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7 Secrets Of Successful Analytics-Driven Marketers - Forbes

7 Secrets Of Successful Analytics-Driven Marketers - Forbes | For reading | Scoop.it
Marketing organizations are making major moves into analytics technology – many of them for the first time. For the best-of-breed companies, the results have been stellar, with major boosts in marketing effectiveness, ROI and revenue.
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Fairlight: the instrument that invented sampling // National Film and Sound Archive, Australia

Fairlight: the instrument that invented sampling // National Film and Sound Archive, Australia | For reading | Scoop.it
#Fairlight allowed floppy disc storage, manipulation of recorded natural sounds: 1979 sampling http://t.co/U0tsB0QJL0 http://t.co/2K1tpOp73P
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Polar bear eats dolphins in Norway’s Arctic | Toronto Star

Polar bear eats dolphins in Norway’s Arctic | Toronto Star | For reading | Scoop.it
Polar bears preying on dolphins in Svalbard a sign of how warmer climates are changing species' interactions, Norwegian researchers say
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How Much Yiddish Do You Know?

How Much Yiddish Do You Know? | For reading | Scoop.it
Yiddish is the language Jews began speaking long ago in the old country. And if you didn't know that, this quiz is going to be a total mishegoss.
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Lateline - 27/04/2015: Greg Barns and Tim Wilson

Lateline - 27/04/2015: Greg Barns and Tim Wilson | For reading | Scoop.it
SBS sports reporter Scott McIntyre has been sacked after making offensive tweets on ANZAC Day Human Rights Commissioner Tim Wilson and Greg Barns from the Australian Lawyers Alliance join us to deb
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"New wave" of GMOs: pink pineapples, purple tomatoes

"New wave" of GMOs: pink pineapples, purple tomatoes | For reading | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (AP) — With recent government approval of potatoes that don't bruise and apples that don't brown, a new generation of genetically modified foods is headed to grocery shelves.
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The Science of Why No One Agrees on the Color of This Dress | WIRED

The Science of Why No One Agrees on the Color of This Dress | WIRED | For reading | Scoop.it
Not since Monica Lewinsky was a White House intern has one blue dress been the source of so much consternation.
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Sole copy of Wu-Tang Clan's secret album won't be shared for 88 years

Sole copy of Wu-Tang Clan's secret album won't be shared for 88 years | For reading | Scoop.it
Wu-Tang Clan's unorthodox album release strategy of only selling one copy of its secretly recorded album just got even more unconventional.
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The IPKat: The branding and rebranding of infidelity

The IPKat: The branding and rebranding of infidelity | For reading | Scoop.it
The branding and rebranding of infidelity https://t.co/St3ADqoxKE #in
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Nobel prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz calls TPP 'outrageous'

Nobel prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz calls TPP 'outrageous' | For reading | Scoop.it
Joseph Stiglitz, a Nobel prize-winning economist and advisor to Hillary Clinton tells CNN it's 'absolutely wrong' for President Obama to try to push through the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal.
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Glamour Exclusive: President Obama On Feminism and the World He Wants to Leave His Daughters

Glamour Exclusive: President Obama On Feminism and the World He Wants to Leave His Daughters | For reading | Scoop.it
There are a lot of tough aspects to being President. But there are some perks too. Meeting extraordinary people across the country. Holding an offic
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The Guardian view on Jo Cox: an attack on humanity, idealism and democracy | Editorial

The Guardian view on Jo Cox: an attack on humanity, idealism and democracy | Editorial | For reading | Scoop.it
Editorial: The MP murdered on the street embodied decency and a commitment to all that humanity has in common. What a contrast with her assailant and so much that is rotten in politics
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RT @ATInteresting: These vintage photographs of Afghanistan in the 1960s will teleport you to a time before the devastating civil wars. htt…
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Are Uber and Facebook Turning Users into Lobbyists? - blogs.hbr.org (blog)

Are Uber and Facebook Turning Users into Lobbyists? - blogs.hbr.org (blog) | For reading | Scoop.it
The new, weird frontier of corporate speech.
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The IPKat: Is connectivity a human right? Filling a gap between uncertainty and opportunity

The IPKat: Is connectivity a human right? Filling a gap between uncertainty and opportunity | For reading | Scoop.it
Is connectivity a human right? Filling a gap between uncertainty and opportunity http://t.co/jcAfWBX72b #in
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The obscure legal system that lets corporations sue countries | Claire Provost and Matt Kennard

The obscure legal system that lets corporations sue countries | Claire Provost and Matt Kennard | For reading | Scoop.it
The long read: Fifty years ago, an international legal system was created to protect the rights of foreign investors.
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'Yep, that was us' -- What Australian startup Nexus Notes learned after being eaten alive on Shark Tank this week

'Yep, that was us' -- What Australian startup Nexus Notes learned after being eaten alive on Shark Tank this week | For reading | Scoop.it
And they'd do it again.
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David Simon on why he created The Wire | Observer Ideas

uthor and TV writer David Simon takes to the stage at the Observer Ideas festival 2014, at London's Barbican, to talk about how he came up with HBO hit seri...

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Virginia Woolf on the Paradox of the Soul and the Consolations of Aging

Virginia Woolf on the Paradox of the Soul and the Consolations of Aging | For reading | Scoop.it
"One can't write directly about the soul. Looked at, it vanishes."

Although Virginia Woolf (January 25, 1882–March 28, 1941) kept s
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