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What's the best approach to delivering news to your Apple Watch? (Poll)

Re/code has an interesting look at the three different approaches major news organizations are taking to their Apple Watch apps.

The New York Times will dispatch…

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Good news! Thought extinct for decades, a rare monkey is captured on film for the first time

I saw this article in the Washington Post a few days ago, and it made me supremely happy for at least two reasons.

First of all, a  285 more words

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How images reproduce discourses in the news media

According to Ross and Lester (2011), “images are key components of the narratives that drive stories.” They believe that images are powerful because of their ability to reproduce the stereotypes widely held about nations separately from the written text that it may accompany. 283 more words


Ouch! Obama's Approval Rating Higher in Communist Country Than in America

Cameron Joseph, NY Daily News, reports: President Obama is significantly more popular in Cuba these days than in the United States, according to a new poll conducted for Fusion and… 55 more words

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Why NASA’s top scientist is sure that we’ll find signs of alien life in the next decade - The Washington Post

Is there anyone out there? The answer is almost certainly yes, a top NASA scientist said this week.

The search for alien life has long since shifted from a question of whether it exists to a question of when we’ll find it. 994 more words


Marion Barry's Widow Brings Lawsuit Against His Kidney Donor

Some years after Kim Dickens donated a kidney to Marion Barry, former Washington D.C. mayor, the late politician’s widow is suing her. After I read the story, it appears the foundation, who promotes organ donation, claims on its website that Marion Barry helped Dickens found the organization. 77 more words