David Golib

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The Coming Boom In Brain Medicines

TONY COLES COULD have had any job he wanted in the drug industry. In five years at the helm of cancer drug developer Onyx Pharmaceuticals he increased its market cap eightfold by purchasing an experimental blood cancer drug for $800 million, developing it into a big seller and flipping the whole …

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Top 5 Neuroscience Discoveries of 2014 | Inc.com

In 2014, neuroscience leapt out of the research laboratories and became an integral part of how we think (literally) about business. Here are the discoveries and insights that have changed the workplace over the past year:<p>Your brain uses words to interpret events. Therefore, the words that you …

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Humanist chaplain John Figdor: “Religion introduces moral problems that wouldn’t exist otherwise”

Let’s start with this one: “There is no God”<p>When students come to John Figdor, the humanist chaplain at Stanford, they’re often comfortable with their atheism. Big questions about God aren’t necessarily on their minds. Big questions about ethics are. “I began to notice that students were less …

The crazy-making in Christianity: Religion’s cycle of self-doubt and self-punishment

Christians like to talk about the benefits of faith. But what if the exact opposite is true?<p><i>I am thirty years old and I am struggling to find sanity. Between the Christian schools, homeschooling, the Christian group home (indoctrinating work camp), and different churches in different cities, I am a</i> …

LexShares is Crowdfunding for Lawsuits

Crowdfunding is gradually creeping into every walk of life. The latest evidence? LexShares is a new platform that lets you invest in US litigation.<p>Accredited investors around the world can use the site to browse lawsuits that require funding, and then put a minimum stake of $2,500 into any that …

6 reasons religion may do more harm than good

It’s hard to argue with some of these…<p>Most British people think religion causes more harm than good according to a survey commissioned by the Huffington Post. Surprisingly, even among those who describe themselves as “very religious” 20 percent say that religion is harmful to society. For that we …

What I’m Reading: Sommelier Raj Vaidya

<i>As the head sommelier of a restaurant with three Michelin stars, Rajeev Vaidya is a man whose good taste is literally certified. At Daniel, Chef</i> …

One Ridiculously Expensive Mistake Most Businesses Make & How To Easily Avoid It

How expensive? Well JP Morgan lost 6.2 billion due to this one mistake. That's a lot even for a major Wall St. Bank. And the list goes on and on:<p>Prominent financial blogger James Kwak calls Excel "one of the greatest, most powerful, most important software applications of all time." But perhaps we …

Scientists raised these fish to walk on land

Using living fish to study ancient evolutionary changes<p>Raising fish on land seems like the sort of idea you’d get while recovering from general anesthesia. But for three McGill University researchers, it made perfect sense. How else would you find out what behavioral and physiological changes might …

Why I Write: George Orwell on an Author's 4 Main Motives

<i>Embrace the ego, revel in beauty, and write with a purpose</i>

Jake Tapper Shuts Down DOJ Spokesman In One Tweet

CNN's Jake Tapper had the perfect response when the spokesman for the Department of Justice claimed to speak up for press freedom on Wednesday night.<p>Brian Fallon tweeted in support of Huffington Post reporter Ryan J. Reilly, who was arrested Wednesday night for simply doing his job of covering the …

Claire McCaskill: The police have “become the problem instead of the solution”

Sen. McCaskill met with citizens and journalists to discuss the protests in Ferguson<p>Sen. Claire McCaskill has called for the "demilitarization" of the Ferguson police, urging the community to "do better." In response to the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Sen. McCaskill met with …

Senate chairman calls for 'Do Not Track' bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Warning consumers that industry has failed to protect their privacy online, a top Senate Democrat said Wednesday that he will press …

IBM is Apple's simplest solution to selling more iPads

"There's no overlap, there's no competition, they're totally complementary."<p>Apple and IBM are now partners. Having once defined the opposing sides of the personal computer coin, the two American giants are now uniting in a wide-ranging partnership to transform the business world. Playing to their …

Narrative Clip review: Photographic memory, for better and worse - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The <b>Narrative Clip</b> has a small, simple design and works automatically; the app works with iOS and Android.<p><b>The Bad</b> Camera placement often yields poorly framed or otherwise useless photos; Narrative’s photo-uploading service costs extra; the Clip won’t sync directly with your phone; it only …

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Obama Administration To 'Surge' Immigration Enforcement On Border

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration plans to "surge" its immigration enforcement, open facilities to detain families and provide additional support to Central American governments in response to a massive increase of unaccompanied minors and others crossing the border, officials announced on …

Bad sleep 'dramatically' alters body

<b>A run of poor sleep can have a potentially profound effect on the internal workings of the human body, say UK researchers.</b><p>The activity of hundreds of genes was altered when people's sleep was cut to less than six hours a day for a week.<p>Writing in the journal PNAS, the researchers said the results …

Bro, Do You Even Montage? An ‘Edge Of Tomorrow’ Review

<b>Why We Montage</b><p>“It’s like Groundhog Day!” an audience member shouted, 45 minutes into a press screening of <i>Edge of Tomorrow</i> attended by my friend Eric Snider in Portland. If you’ve ever wondered why things like <i>Two and a Half Men</i> or <i>Big Bang Theory</i> are the way they are, it’s because these are the kinds …

Harry Reid Backs Reexamination Of Post-9/11 Military Authorization Law

"I think 9/11 is a long time ago, and it's something that needs to be looked at again."<p>WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Wednesday backed bipartisan efforts to reexamine the controversial law passed in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks that opened the door to the ever-expanding …

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Fossilized Feces Reveal Origins Of Puerto Rican Natives

The answer to a Caribbean mystery could lie in fossilized feces. An analysis of the microbial and plant DNA contained in a set of these fossils, or coprolites, sheds light on the origins of two ancient indigenous peoples who inhabited the islands of Puerto Rico before Christopher Columbus arrived …

Comcast may roll out data caps for all customers within five years

So much for Comcast's proposed merger with Time Warner Cable being good for your internet service. The cable giant's David Cohen tells investors that he expects "usage-based billing" (that is, data caps with overage fees) to reach all Comcast customers within five years. While he's not saying …

Experimental navigation system swaps satellites for quantum physics

GPS can be useful when you're trying to navigate to that hot new bar -- as long as your travels don't take you somewhere its signal can't reach. A new so-called quantum positioning system could pick things up when satellites fail, and help guide your way using super-cooled atoms. Aside from better …

Woman Called 911 Because Subway Put Marinara Sauce on Her Pizza

Flatbread pizza emergency: <b>Bevalente Hall</b> was <b>arrested after calling 911</b> when a local Subway supposedly used a sauce she didn't like on her Flatizza order. According to the <i>Gaston Gazette</i>, the 37 year-old was so angry that the chain used <b>marinara sauce instead of "pizza sauce"</b> on her flatbread pizza …

Playful Landscapes Feature the Adventures of Tiny Toy Cars

At first you may think that these <i>Traveling Cars Adventures</i> are simply photographs of cars in scenic landscapes. Upon further inspection, though, viewers will be pleasantly surprised to discover that each subject is actually a small toy captured from extremely dramatic perspectives. The series has …

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In Aereo hearing, Supreme Court expresses concern for cloud computing – but doubt over tiny antennas

Advertisement<p>16 Comments<p>Is Aereo, a service that lets consumers stream over-the-air TV, akin to a cable company or a hardware provider like …

How Quantum Computers and Machine Learning Will Revolutionize Big Data

Author: Jennifer Ouellette, Quanta Magazine. Jennifer Ouellette, Quanta Magazine Science<p>Date of Publication: 10.14.13.<p>Time of Publication: 9:30 am. …

U.S. to give up control of making policy for the Web

SAN FRANCISCO -- Amid growing international concern over U.S. control of the Internet, the federal government plans to relinquish control of policy making for the Web to the “global Internet community.”<p>The U.S. Commerce Department said Friday that it has asked the Internet Corp. for Assigned Names …

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