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Get Out review: a ruthlessly smart racial send-up that's also terrifying

In the opening moments of Get Out, as a mysterious, threatening figure stalks a wary black man who’s lost his way in a suburban neighborhood at night, writer-director Jordan Peele ...

Fri 24 Feb 17 from The Verge

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Zoltan Istvan on transhumanism, politics and why the human body has to go

Zoltan Istvan is a transhumanist, journalist, politician, writer and libertarian. He is also running for Governor of California on a platform pushing science and technology to the forefront ...

Wed 22 Feb 17 from Gizmag

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English learners treated differently depending on where they go to school

As the number of English learners continues to grow across the nation, new research indicates these students are being treated differently depending on where they go to school.

Thu 23 Feb 17 from Phys.org

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Executive indiscretions can hurt the bottom line

A CEO outed for lying on a resume. An executive caught assaulting someone. A manager arrested for driving under the influence. These events certainly cast shadows on individuals, but a new study ...

Thu 23 Feb 17 from Phys.org

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Fitness data and photos help expose race cheat

The runner missed out more than a mile of the Fort Lauderdale race to clock a fast time

Thu 23 Feb 17 from BBC Technology

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Values gap in workplace can lead millennials to look elsewhere

Much has been made in popular culture about millennials as they join the working world, including their tendency to job hop. Although this behavior often is explained as a loyalty issue, new ...

Thu 23 Feb 17 from ScienceDaily

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Science versus the 'Horatio Alger myth'

In a new study published today in the journal PLOS ONE, Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists have taken a condensed matter physics concept usually applied to the way substances such as ...

Wed 22 Feb 17 from Phys.org

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South Dakota bill leaves evolution skepticism up to teachers

South Dakota legislators are weighing whether to let teachers decide how much skepticism to work into lessons on contentious scientific topics such as evolution and climate change.

Tue 21 Feb 17 from Phys.org

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Postwar policies fueled prosperity decades later

Economists call it the Great Moderation: the long stretch of low inflation and steady growth in the United States and seven other developed nations from the mid-1980s until the recession hit ...

Tue 21 Feb 17 from Phys.org

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Reducing animal testing through better knowledge sharing

The Joint Research Centre (JRC), science and knowledge service of the European Commission, has carried out a study of available knowledge on the replacement, reduction and refinement (the 3Rs) ...

Wed 22 Feb 17 from Phys.org

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