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Young Florida Afghan-American Rapper Sees Music as a Healing Force in the World

Young Florida Afghan-American Rapper Sees Music as a Healing Force in the World | Rodrick's Blog | Scoop.it
Rodrick “The Tampanian” Colbert interviews amazing artist Jawad Fayiz AKA J Mecka. The Tampa-based MC J. Mecka is an Afghan-American poet, rapper, singer, and songwriter.
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Carl Icahn’s Multibillion-Dollar Tweet Boosts Apple Stock

Carl Icahn’s Multibillion-Dollar Tweet Boosts Apple Stock | Rodrick's Blog | Scoop.it
Apple (AAPL) shares typically rally on earnings surprises and product announcements, but Tuesday we witnessed the power of a single tweet, one capable of moving the $445 billion stock up by as much as $17 billion.
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....and seemed to have created $17 billion....

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11 top theme parks opening soon

11 top theme parks opening soon | Rodrick's Blog | Scoop.it
The rides and attractions at these coming theme parks push the thrill bar .. over and over again.
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I think I should design my own theme park. 

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More than 100,000 want to go to Mars and not return, project says

More than 100,000 want to go to Mars and not return, project says | Rodrick's Blog | Scoop.it
More than 100,000 people are eager to make themselves at home on another planet -- Mars, says an organization planning the manned missions.
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Another way to describe it is that "More than 100,000 want to permanently relocate to Mars." 

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Shocking bus crash caught on tape - CNN.com Video

In China, a closed circuit camera inside a tourist bus captured a horrifying crash. Erin Burnett reports.
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Lesson: Buckle up...

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Study: At-home 3-D printing could save consumers 'thousands'

Study: At-home 3-D printing could save consumers 'thousands' | Rodrick's Blog | Scoop.it
By Heather Kelly, CNN

Personal 3-D printers may sound like a pricey luxury or a niche product for geeks, but soon they could become a household appliance that saves people thousands of dollars a year.
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Zuckerberg’s Wealth Soars $3.8 Billion as Facebook Surges

Zuckerberg’s Wealth Soars $3.8 Billion as Facebook Surges | Rodrick's Blog | Scoop.it
Mark Zuckerberg’s fortune soared $3.8 billion yesterday as shares of Facebook Inc., the world’s most-popular social-networking service, rallied 30 percent to the highest level since May 2012.
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To be 29 and worth $16.8 Billion....

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77 dead after train derails, splits apart in Spain

77 dead after train derails, splits apart in Spain | Rodrick's Blog | Scoop.it
A high-speed passenger train derailed as it hurtled around a curve in northwestern Spain on Wednesday, killing 77 people and injuring more than 100
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Just Begin to Live at the End of Time

Just Begin to Live at the End of Time | Rodrick's Blog | Scoop.it
For Doomsday 2012, December 21, one of my favorite sayings is that it is not death that we fear but an unfulfilled or a life unlived. That is why so many love the personal anthem “Carpe Diem” or “Seize the Day.” Here's what I would do.
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XFC’s Tampa Homecoming at the USF Sun Dome for XFC 24

XFC’s Tampa Homecoming at the USF Sun Dome for XFC 24 | Rodrick's Blog | Scoop.it
As a sign of a growing presence for MMA pro and amateur fights in the bay area, XFC returns to Tampa with XFC 24 at the USF Sun Dome.
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Alexei Navalny, Voice of Dissent, Convicted of Embezzlement

Prominent Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was convicted of embezzling $500,000 worth of timber and sentenced to five years in prison. But he and his...
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 Maybe he should seek asylum here in the USA.

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10 Countries that Love (and Hate) America the most.

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Plan your vacations accordingly.... 

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Move over Abramovich: Meet 'Azzam', the world's largest, fastest superyacht

Move over Abramovich: Meet 'Azzam', the world's largest, fastest superyacht | Rodrick's Blog | Scoop.it
With the launch of the gleaming new Azzam, Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich can no longer lay claim to being the owner of the world's largest super yacht.
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Area 51 officially acknowledged, mapped in newly released documents

Area 51 officially acknowledged, mapped in newly released documents | Rodrick's Blog | Scoop.it
Area 51 has long been a topic of fascination for conspiracy theorists and paranormal enthusiasts, but newly released CIA documents officially acknowledge the site and suggest that the area served a far less remarkable purpose than many had supposed.
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The X-Files have been opended. 

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An Interview with Brazilian XFC Fighter Luis "Sapo" Santos

An Interview with Brazilian XFC Fighter Luis "Sapo" Santos | Rodrick's Blog | Scoop.it
The upcoming fighter opens up about career, his marriage to fighter Carina Damm, and fighting for the XFC.
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Fla. Cops Arrested For Forcing Women Into Sex, Groin-Punching During Traffic Stop [VIDEO]

Fla. Cops Arrested For Forcing Women Into Sex, Groin-Punching During Traffic Stop [VIDEO] | Rodrick's Blog | Scoop.it
Two police officers in Lauderhill, Florida found themselves on the other side of the law after being arrested for forcing women into sexual intercourse and groin-punching during a routing traffic s...
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Just another day in Florida....not the cop forcing the woman into sex because that probably happens all the time...the request for "groin-punching" is the weird Florida angle.....

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Rodrick Colbert - The Tampanian's Contributor Profile - Yahoo! Contributor Network - contributor.yahoo.com

Rodrick Colbert - The Tampanian's Contributor Profile - Yahoo! Contributor Network - contributor.yahoo.com | Rodrick's Blog | Scoop.it
Rodrick Colbert - The Tampanian's Contributor Profile - Yahoo! Contributor Network
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My Yahoo Column received the HOT 500 Yahoo Award.

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The Man Who Thinks He Never Has to Eat Again Is Probably Going to Be a Billionaire Soon | VICE United States

The Man Who Thinks He Never Has to Eat Again Is Probably Going to Be a Billionaire Soon | VICE United States | Rodrick's Blog | Scoop.it
Rob Rhinehart's hobby of eating nothing but a smoothie that looks like semen has become a career thanks to a crowd-funded cam…
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Bradley Manning Found Guilty Of Multiple Counts, Not Guilty Of Aiding The Enemy

Bradley Manning Found Guilty Of Multiple Counts, Not Guilty Of Aiding The Enemy | Rodrick's Blog | Scoop.it
FORT MEADE, Md. -- Bradley Manning, the Army intelligence analyst who laid bare America's wars in Iraq and Afghanistan by covertly transmitting a massive trove of sensitive government documents to WikiLeaks, has been convicted on 19 of 21 charges,...
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Engineers Get Rich as Talent War Heats Up

Engineers Get Rich as Talent War Heats Up | Rodrick's Blog | Scoop.it
Engineers get rich as talent war heats up
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Especially petroleum engineers...

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It's a boy! Catherine gives birth to royal baby

It's a boy! Catherine gives birth to royal baby | Rodrick's Blog | Scoop.it
It's a boy! Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and husband Prince William on Monday welcomed their first child.
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Rodrick is a very British name...just suggesting...

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Installing a Pool Fence Can Save Much Heartache

Installing a Pool Fence Can Save Much Heartache | Rodrick's Blog | Scoop.it
A backyard pool can be fun. But, they can be places of danger with small children around. A professionally installed pool fence can be the perfect solution.
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Yahoo! Finance - Financially Fit

Yahoo! Finance - Financially Fit | Rodrick's Blog | Scoop.it
A guide to saving smart and living well.
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I would make cultivating relationships and networking #1. 

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Tough questions for Eliot Spitzer on hypocrisy of never being charged with breaking the law he signed

Tough questions for Eliot Spitzer on hypocrisy of never being charged with breaking the law he signed | Rodrick's Blog | Scoop.it
Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer wants voters to think of his as a redemption story.
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Answer: America justice is neither color nor income-blind.

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The Animist- The Tale of Trigger Happy Cop Jack Broecker

Trigger happy cop Jack Broecker is out of control! He has shot 3 dogs already! Three teens try to find out why. - created at http://goanimate.com/ - made for...
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