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    Happy Birthday, Dow Industrials Average!

    Story Source Dow Jones Industrial Average is 121 years old today. When it was launched — published is more accurate — its price was $40.94. The holdings in the index were American Cotton Oil, American Sugar, American Tobacco, Chicago Gas, Distilling & Cattle Feeding, General Electric, Laclede Gas, National Lead, North American, Tennessee Coal & Iron, […]

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    Wounded Warrior Project Encourages Veterans to Visit Military Landmarks

    Story Source JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Now that summer is quickly approaching and another school year is wrapping up, families soon will be traveling to explore some of the country’s remarkable sites. Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) encourages veterans and families to visit some of our favorite military landmarks. Whether it’s an afternoon […]

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    Elextra Cars

    Story Source This is an interesting design — kinda like what I suggested Tesla do with its ludicrous mode vehicles. Anyway, some details: • 680 horses and hits 60 mph in 2.3 seconds (faster than the Tesla P100 Model S in ludicrous mode) • Unique ultra-lightweight  electric supercar with 4 seats, 4 doors, 4-wheel drive […]

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    Evolution, Not Revolution: Payments Are Undergoing Changes in the United States

    Story Source Evolution, Not Revolution: Payments Are Undergoing Changes in the United StatesDan Littman, Tasia Hane-DevoreFederal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, 05.24.17 In payments, the term “revolutionary” has surfaced frequently in recent years, reflecting the penetration of personal computers, tablets, and mobile phones into banking. But are we calling this integration of personal computing and banking […]

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    Melting Ice in Glacier National Park

    Story Source Astonishing: Glacier National Park is losing its glaciers. The flowing sheets of ice scattered throughout the Montana park shrank by more than a third between 1966 and 2015, according to new data from the United States Geological Survey and Portland State University in Oregon. Using aerial and satellite imagery, researchers traced the footprints […]

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    Monument to peer review unveiled in Moscow

    Story Source Dari Drozhzhina The ‘Monument to an Anonymous Peer Reviewer’ was unveiled at a ceremony at Moscow’s Higher School of Economics on 26 May. A 1.5-tonne stone tribute to peer review is the latest addition to Moscow’s rich cultural heritage. On 26 May, a good-humoured crowd of more than 100 people — including students, […]

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    Emergency drill tests St. Louis' response to stroke

    Story Source ST. LOUIS, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Ambulance lights flashed and first responders raced to the scene Thursday as part of a simulation exercise for a life-threatening medical event that happens about every 40 seconds in the U.S. The emergency was stroke, which claims approximately 3100 lives in Missouri each year. “Tornado drills, fire […]

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    Sovereign Health's Chief Scientific Officer Veena Kumari, Ph.D., Presented on 'Nicotine Addiction in Schizophrenia' at Yale University School of Medicine

    Story Source SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Sovereign Health, a national behavioral health system, is proud to announce that Sovereign Health’s Chief Scientific Officer, Veena Kumari, Ph.D., CPsychol, AFBPsS, an internationally renowned authority on the neurobiology of schizophrenia presented on “Nicotine Addiction in Schizophrenia’ on Wednesday, May 24, at West Haven Campus of […]

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    An RV Retirement?

    In the 1960s, when many who are now entering retirement age were youths, a movie called Easy Rider made quite a stir. It was the story of two young men riding motorcycles across country to discover America and enjoy the freedom of unrestrained travel. The song that got most associated with that movie was called […]

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