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The Billion-Dollar Race to Reinvent the Computer Chip
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, tech, science, performance, interesting, environment, design, concept, computers, computer, computer chip, Moore's Law )

Darren
- 2 days ago - scientificamerican.com
With the end of Moore's law in sight, chip manufacturers are spending billions to develop novel computing technologies
Panel 1 What Is the Israel Lobby and How Does It Work?   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Israel Lobby, conference April 2015, Panel 1, influence )

Evelyn
- 3 days ago - youtu.be
Grant Smith: How big is the Lobby and what does it do? An overview of the 501(c) universe. Seth Morrison: From the Jewish National Fund to Jewish Voice for Peace and BDS. Jeffrey Blankfort: The ADL: Covert action, censure, and courting law-enforcement.
Burka Avenger Is the Muslim Female Super Hero We'Ve All Been Waiting For (Video Links)
Offbeat  (tags: cartoon, gender issues, Burka Avenger, Pakistan, Afghanistan, female empowerment, India )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - mic.com
The Burka Avenger is a teacher, Jiya, who in her spare time dons a burqa while fighting gender-based crimes and other evils, and she is the symbol of empowerment for girls across the Muslim world that many hoped would arrive.
CNN: Women in the World: Where the U.S. Falters in Quest for Equality - SEE VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: gender equality, rights, gaps, US, inequalities )

Evelyn
- 15 hours ago - edition.cnn.com
If you imagine countries where women and girls have it worst, the United States probably doesn't come to mind. We prefer to think of our country as an example of what is possible. But there are ways in which the United States lags behind other nations -
Sumatran Elephant Found Dead and Mutilated in Aceh
Animals  (tags: Sumatra, sumatran elephant, poachers, habitat, ivory trade, destruction, extinction, WWF, IUCN )

Evelyn
- 13 hours ago - time2transcend.wordpress.com
IUCN has classified the Sumatran elephant as "critically endangered". There are estimated to be between 2,400 and 2,800 of the animals remaining in the wild. WWF says the animals face extinction in less than 30 years unless the destruction of habitat ends
These Were Michael VickâEUR(TM)s Fighting Dogs. Where They Are Now Is Beautiful.
Animals  (tags: GoodNews, Touching Stories, strong-will-to-live, awesome-pawsome pit bulls, pics, best friends sanctuary, Dog Fighting Awareness Day, happy endings )

Barb
- 15 hours ago - barkpost.com
*Update April 2015: A few more pups have left this world, but still one of the most beautiful stories of hope, survival, love, and triumph.*
This Teacup Poodle Rides Elevators to Visit Friends (Video!)   video
Offbeat  (tags: awesome-pawsome video )

Barb
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
This black teacup poodle named Nala is making everyone smile at a nursing home in Minnesota. She scurries from room to room, even riding the elevator by herself, to see her friends.
Angie Whiteman Is Fundraising for Diabetes Jersey
Health & Wellness  (tags: justgiving, diabetes fundraiser, prevention, disease, children, family, treatment, research )

Barb
- 19 hours ago - justgiving.com
Angie's North2South Walk I am walking 10K to raise funds for Diabetes for Diabetes Jersey because My mum and many people I know have diabetes.
Western Gray Whale Named Varvara (Barbara) Sets Migration Record (Video & Text!)
Offbeat  (tags: western gray whale, Guinness world record )

Barb
- 1 day ago - aol.com
Animals have been known to make some epic journeys, but the migration of a whale named Varvara (the Russian equivalent of 'Barbara') has made history, CNN reports.
 
 
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