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How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies

<i>Today, we're re-running one of our summertime references. A disclaimer: N</i><i>o fruit flies were harmed or killed in the writing of this post. (But we can't say we'd be sad if they had been.)</i><p>What's the only creature that loves fruit more than you do? Fruit flies. In the world of science, they're known …

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10 Keys To Writing A Speech

<i>“This is my time.”</i><p>That attitude will kill a speech every time.<p>You’ve probably sat through some lousy speeches. Despite the speakers’ renown, you eventually tuned them out over their self-indulgent tangents and pointless details. You understood something these speakers apparently didn’t: This was …

Snowden has 'no regrets,' seeks asylum in Russia

NSA leaker wants to stay temporarily in Russia until he can travel to Latin America.<p>MOSCOW — Edward Snowden said Friday that he has no regrets over leaking details about U.S. electronic spying networks and is seeking temporary asylum in Russia until he can reach one of the Latin American countries …

Judith Ann Braun's Fingers Are Magical

With an art career spanning more than three decades, Judith Ann Braun has tested the limits of her artistic musculature. She began as a …