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Prescribing Mushrooms for Anxiety

A New York University research team is using hallucinogenic experiences to help patients come to terms with their mortality.<p>“Some of the things I’m about to say might not make sense,” began O.M., a 22-year-old cancer survivor. He had the far-off look in his eyes that I recognized from so many of …

Android 4.4 KitKat Continues To Reduce Fragmentation Of The Platform Thanks To Google Play

With the release of Android 4.4 (codename KitKat, in an interesting marketing move with Nestle), Google has taken more control of the software stack of the mobile operating system, leaving less control in the hands of the networks and addressing the issue of fragmentation in Android.<p>This is not a …

Report: Microsoft Wants To Sell 16 Million Windows Tablets This Holiday Season

The company wants to sell 16 million Windows tablets during the season, reports Paul Thurrott at the Supersite for Windows blog, quoting unnamed sources.<p>That actually seems doable, if we're talking about the whole fourth quarter and all Windows tablet vendors. That's about how many tablets Apple …

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Doctor Shortage Could Ease As Obamacare Boosts Nurses, Physician Assistants

Though a physician shortage appears inevitable as more Americans get health coverage under the Affordable Care Act, new research indicates new primary care models using nurse practitioners and physician assistants could “eliminate” the scarcity of primary-care doctors.<p>Researchers at the nonprofit …

America's Unevenly Distributed Resurgence In Manufacturing Starts In The Shale Fields

Our economy is straining at the bit to grow out of the Great Recession. You wouldn’t know that from the dreary news on both the jobs and GDP growth front. The good news is found in the incredible potential for high-paying jobs, growth and wealth creation bubbling up in America’s manufacturing …

The Week in Review: Summer Music Festivals

Inside Flipboard / August 9, 2013<p>Summer is the season of music festivals, and a few notched milestones recently: last weekend, Lollapalooza drew a …

"Fair and Balanced"

“Fair and Balanced”: Fox News and Fox Business Now on Flipboard<p>Inside Flipboard / August 19, 2013<p>One downside to a world dominated by social media is …

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11 Music Venue Icons in the U.S.

For many people, music is the opposite of travel. It comes <i>to</i> us. If your dream is seeing “the Boss,” you wait for a tour, then buy your ticket to a variation on the same show in some big-box arena.<p>Yet some music venues are destinations themselves. After poring through hundreds of candidates in the …

The 10 best sea pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/culture/gallery/2013/jul/13/10-best-sea-pictures<p>720<p>From Da Vinci's imagined Italian coastline to Turner's abstractions – …

It's The 30-Year Anniversary Of The Greatest Wall Street Movie Ever Made: Here's The Story Behind It

<i>In June of 1983, "Trading Places" was released in theaters. It remains the greatest Wall Street movie ever made.</i><p><i>Thirty years later, most regard it as part of the canon of American comedies, having launched, revived, or defined the careers of many of its cast and crew.</i><p><i>If you haven't seen it yet, you</i> …

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Royal Photographic Society exhibition winners

<b>The winners of this year's Royal Photographic Society (RPS) International Print Exhibition have been announced and include work by both professional and amateur photographers.</b><p>The RPS exhibition has been held 156 times since it began in 1854 and this year attracted nearly 5,000 entries from 1,285 …

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Lost And Found: 5 Forgotten Classics Worth Revisiting

I don't remember when I first realized that books could go away, that they could — and did — pass into obscurity or out of print. <i>Myra Breckinridge</i> by Gore Vidal, <i>All</i> <i>About H. Hatterr</i> by G.V. Desani, <i>Speedboat</i> by Renata Adler, the sublime <i>An Armful of Warm Girl</i> by W.M. Spackman. Each of them, snuffed …

The 15 Greatest Masterpieces At The Louvre

The grand art museum houses 35,000 masterpieces, from prehistory to contemporary works. But with over 600,000 square feet of exhibition space, navigating the enormous museum can be overwhelming if you don't know what to look out for.<p>Christine Kuan, the chief curator at Artsy, selected 15 must-see …

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Wall Street Is Sizzling And Having A Good Summer

Last summer Jamie Dimon, the nation’s most prominent bank CEO, was going through one of the darkest moments of his career. The chief executive of JPMorgan Chase & Co., was dealing with the fallout of the so-called London whale trading loss that had first emerged in the spring. In the middle of June …

Sandy victims say Red Cross leaves them in the lurch

Their complaint says the agency changed the criteria for who was eligible for assistance and applied the program unevenly.<p>STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The New York attorney general is investigating a complaint by dozens of families displaced by Superstorm Sandy who say the American Red Cross promised them …

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