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It's the 'Worst' Science Paper Ever -- Filled With Plagiarism and Garble -- and Journals Are Clamouring to Publish It
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, research, science journals, ethics, dishonesty, society, investigation, internet, interesting )

- 124 days ago -
When scientists make discoveries, they publish their results in academic journals. The journals review the discovery with independent experts, and if everything checks out they publish the work.
The Long Life of Child Pornography
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: child pornography, law, SupremeCourt, crime, ethics, government, constitution )

- 124 days ago -
Today the court bent the legal force field again in a child-pornography case, allowing victims to recover damages not from those who created or distributed the pornography but from those who viewed it.
A Fatal Wait: Veterans Languish and Die on a VA Hospital's Secret List (TEXT and VIDEO)
Health & Wellness  (tags: VA hospitals, Phoenix, waiting lists, health, death, ethics, illness, investigation, society, warning, government, news, safety, risks )

- 124 days ago -
The secret list was part of an elaborate scheme designed by Veterans Affairs managers in Phoenix who were trying to hide that 1,400 to 1,600 sick veterans were forced to wait months to see a doctor, according to a recently retired top VA doctor and...
What Will Become of the Library?
Society & Culture  (tags: libraries, internet, computer age, budget cuts, education, humans, society, sadness, ethics, family )

- 124 days ago -
A library without books was once unthinkable. Now it seems almost inevitable. Libraries will only survive if the communities they serve want and need them to.
World's Largest Native American Cultural Event, 31st Gathering of Nations Set for April 24-26, 2014, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Society & Culture  (tags: Native American Culture, 31st Gathering of Nations, Americans, Albuquerque, NM, culture, education, family, society, world, news )

- 122 days ago -
The world's largest gathering of Native American and indigenous people will take place in Albuquerque, N.M. between April 24 and 26, 2014. The 31st Annual Gathering of Nations, considered the most prominent Native American powwow in the world,...
Homeless in the Magic Kingdom: Desperate Families Living in the Shadow of Disney's Booming Service Economy
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, homelessness, homeless shelters, motels, society, economy, family, government, rights, children, ethics )

- 122 days ago -
The Johnsons are among a growing number of families living in hotels in this Florida tourist corridor because they can't afford anything else and because their county has no shelters for the estimated 1,216 homeless households with children.
8 Foods That Fight Back
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, death, illness, humans, nutrition, risks, safety, warning, interesting, health, prevention )

- 122 days ago -
Fugu fish isn't the only food that can kill you if you don't prepare it correctly. Lots of seemingly innocent veggies, legumes and other everyday bites are secretly packing deadly chemicals that can send you to an early grave if you're not careful.
200 Girls Are Missing In Nigeria -- So Why Doesn't Anyone Care?
World  (tags: Nigeria, kidnapping, violence, Boko Haram, terrorism, society, crime, ethics, news, politics, media )

- 122 days ago -
Two days before the South Korean students boarded their ferry for a study trip to the nearby island of Jeju, terrorists broke into a girls' school in Chibok, in the remote state of Borno, in north-eastern Nigeria.
Four Rare Animal Species That Could Be Saved If China Stops Eating Them
World  (tags: animals, endangered species, China, food, diet, law, government, world, humans, news )

- 122 days ago -
China's top legislature is considering a law that makes dining on endangered animals a crime punishable with prison. An important move given that the country is home to about a tenth of the world's vertebrate species, which includes some 420 endangered...
Magical Sour Cabbage: How Sauerkraut Helped Save the Age of Sail
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, health, sauerkraut, super food, sea voyages, scurvy, vitamin C )

- 122 days ago -
It's hard to go anywhere these days without running into a super-food. From farmers' markets to your local grocery store, shelves are increasingly packed with items like goji berries, chia seeds, kelp and ... sauerkraut?
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