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Russian Colonel Stanislav Petrov Saved the World By Refusing to Press the Red Nuclear Button The Man Who Saved the World By Doin
Society & Culture  (tags: movie, hero, nuclear war, education, environment, ethics, family, humans, media, news, world, safety, society, women, americans, russians, cold war )

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Stanislav Petrov was working at a secret bunker called Serpukhov-15 near Moscow at the height of the Cold War when he saw an incoming nuclear missile on his satellite screen
Northern California Child Prodigy Gets College Degrees at Age 11
Society & Culture  (tags: child, education, goodnews, GoodNews )

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American education is better than we give it credit for.
Tell Congress to Invest in a 21st Century Transportation System
Society & Culture  (tags: transportation, government, society, safety, americans )

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It is critical that Congress show real leadership by extending the current transportation bill, then crafting a long-term transportation bill that reduces our dependence on oil. Please Sign !!!!!!
"Beats for Peace" Big Dance Event Fires Up Nejmeh Square, Leaving a Trail of Smiles Across Lebanon
Society & Culture  (tags: Lebanon, Beirut, Big Dance, Beats for Peace, schools, students, British Council Lebanon, diversity, culture, society, GoodNews )

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1000 students from 18 public and private schools participated in the Big Dance "Beats for Peace". This is all about bringing young people together, from the public & private school sectors, to learn from one another & appreciate the diversity of Lebanon
Police Snare France's 'Robin Hood' Cashier
Society & Culture  (tags: France, standard of living, compassionate cashier, Robin Hood, theft, caught, red-handed, arrest, compassion, pity, hardships, poverty, selflessness, solidarity, suspended, punishment )

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She'd worked for 15 yrs at checkout for the huge megastore chain, Auchan, in a small town just outside Lyon & was caught after 'forgetting' to scan items for her less well-off customers, with police swooping in when she sold a computer for just 10 Euros
Frequent Earbud Headphone Use Increases Risk for 'Hidden Hearing Loss': Study
Society & Culture  (tags: heraing, ear buds, loud music, family, children, women, safety, society, world, humans, education, culture )

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Researchers at Harvard Medical School's Eaton Peabody Laboratory learned you can lose up to 90 percent of your cochlear nerve fibers from frequent earbud use.
No to Trade Treachery - Petition   video
Society & Culture  (tags: NAFTA, TPP, TTIP, Fair Trade, Free Trade, Fake Trade, Alan Grayson, trade deficit )

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EXCELLENT VIDEO SHARE Americans are creating tens of millions of jobs in other countries with our purchasing power, and we are losing tens of millions of jobs in our country, because foreigners are not buying as much of our goods and services.
Decrying Corporate Greed, McDonald's Cooks and Cashiers Confront Shareholders
Society & Culture  (tags: $15.00 an hour )

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'McDonaldâEUR(TM)s workers are rightly bringing the fight for $15 an hour and the right to form a union to their employerâEUR(TM)s doorstep.'
DonâEUR(TM)t Force Students to Undergo Transvaginal Probes
Society & Culture  (tags: students, transvaginal probes, valencia college, florida, coursework, americans, education, ethics, humans, rights, women, world )

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Valencia College in Florida is being sued by two students who say they were forced to undergo transvaginal ultrasounds as part of their coursework.
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