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Brain Pickings Gets Made for Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / February 11, 2014<p>Maria Popova is one of the Internet’s finest hunter-gatherers. Powered by a curious mind and a deep appreciation …

Udall on defense over cancellations

Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) is coming under fire from Republicans for allegedly having staffers pressure Colorado state officials to change its figures on the number of Obamacare cancellations in the state.<p>The Colorado Division of Insurance announced in November that insurance companies were …

Supreme Court takes political ads case

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case delving into the government's right to police alleged lies in political advertising.<p>The high court announced Friday afternoon that it will take up a lawsuit filed by Susan B. Anthony List, a national anti-abortion advocacy group that sought to run …

Dem senator under fire for pressuring agency to change insurance cancellation stats

Democratic Colorado Sen. Mark Udall is under fire following reports that his staff pressured the Colorado Division of Insurance to walk back its claims that 250,000 people in the state had their health insurance canceled due to ObamaCare.<p>"It's downright shameful that Sen. Udall would attempt to …

Liberal power grows over nominees

In the new filibuster free world of presidential nominees, when it comes to President Barack Obama’s financial regulators all eyes are on the left.<p>Gone are the days when a Wall Street regulatory pick needed to placate at least a handful of Republicans to be confirmed and Democrats were under …

Guy Who Helped Create Washington's Weed Law Says It Has Some Major Flaws

Kleiman — who founded the crime and drug policy think tank BOTEC Analysis Corp. — told Business Insider he fears the new policies won't create the tax windfall the state was expecting. The law is also designed in a way that could encourage overconsumption of the drug, he said.<p>"I wanted high taxes …

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Lawmaker seeks to halt bond sales for California high-speed rail | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A Republican California lawmaker proposed on Friday to put a measure before voters to stop bond sales for the state’s planned high-speed rail system, in the latest bid by critics to derail the ambitious project.<p>Governor Jerry Brown of California speaks at the Center for …

Former Reagan White House Spokesman Larry Speakes Dies

Larry Speaks, who became the White House spokesman after President Ronald Reagan and Press Secretary James Brady were shot in a 1981 assassination attempt, died Friday. He was 74.<p>Speakes, who had Alzheimer's disease, died at his home in Cleveland, Miss.<p>The New York Times reports:<p>"A Southerner who …

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EarthSky’s 2018 meteor shower guide

Plan ahead now for an awesome year of meteor-watching. Good news! In 2018, the year’s 2 most reliable showers – August Perseids and December Geminids …

NASA's NuSTAR Captures Image of Structure Nicknamed the Hand of God

NASA's NuSTAR mission captured a new image of a structure nicknamed the Hand of God. The structure, which looks like an X-ray of a hand, is the …

15 Great Songs You Probably Didn't Hear in 2013

From 15 of the best albums of the year<p><b>Year in and out,</b> we compile a list of tunes that flew under the radar, mostly from underrated or emerging artists. We call that list "The best songs you probably didn't hear this year." We do that in lieu of an obligatory and trite Top 10 Albums of the Year …

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How Crowdfunding Could Reshape Real Estate Investing

Crowdfunding, a new way to raise capital, has been gaining traction lately and it’s clear (at least to me) the result will be far-reaching. Traditionally, entrepreneurs or inventors would self-fund ideas or seek out banks and professional or institutional investors to secure the capital they needed …

Google launches Tips to help you get more out of Gmail and its other services

Though we're sure Google tries to keep its products like Now and Docs as easy to use as possible, who has the time to learn every single feature? That's likely why it just launched Google Tips, a site that uses its info card trope to help you dive more deeply into all 13 consumer products. For …

Male and female brains wired differently, scans reveal

Maps of neural circuitry show women's brains are suited to social skills and memory, men's perception and co-ordination<p>Scientists have drawn on nearly 1,000 brain scans to confirm what many had surely concluded long ago: that stark differences exist in the wiring of male and female brains.<p>Maps of …

Male and Female Brains Really Are Built Differently

The hemispheres of women's brains are more interconnected. Does that matter?<p>Ready your knowing smirk, because here comes a scientific gem that’s sure to enliven even the dullest of holiday parties.<p>By analyzing the MRIs of 949 people aged 8 to 22, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania found …

New lending rules set to raise the cost of borrowing: S&P

The January launch of the ability-to-repay rule and the associated qualified-mortgage definition will raise the overall cost of originating home …

Foreclosure relief funds aren't getting to borrowers: report

The Federal government has provided $7.6 billion to 18 different states under its Hardest Hit Fund, designed to help struggling homeowners stay in …

The 30-year mortgage, a product of the Depression

Many of us take the 30-year mortgage as a plain-vanilla, standard thing. It's the baseline all other mortgages are measured by, after all. But …

Jimi Hendrix Plays 12-String Acoustic Blues — Video Finds

Here’s a professionally shot clip of Hendrix playing a 12-string acoustic guitar.The song, "Hear My Train A Comin'" (aka, by Hendrix, "Getting My …

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