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From News: Korean Families Chase Their Dreams In The U.S.

A public school in Los Angeles has become a magnet for Korean families who want their kids to learn English while escaping the intense rigor of the Korean school system. In the U.S., they move from school district to school … Continue reading

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From Popular Science – New Technology, Science News, The Future Now: Video: MIT Alumni Bring Spacesuit Tech to Temperature-Regulating Dress Shirts

Apollo Dress Shirt Ministry of Supply It happens to the best of us: you slog through the summer heat on your morning commute and wind up a messy ball of sweat by the time you make it to the sweet … Continue reading

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From Gizmodo: Multimillionaire Software Exec Arrested in LEGO-Thieving Bar-Code Scam

Ah, power. You give a person too much and they will abuse it. Such is the case with Thomas Langenbach, a 47-year-old VP at Palo Alto-based software company SAP Labs, who has been arrested for the nerdiest crime in recent … Continue reading

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From Morning Edition: Columbia University Janitor Graduates With Honors

When Gac Filipaj fled war-torn Yugoslavia in 1992, he became a refugee in New York. He took a janitor’s job at Columbia University because it included free tuition. But he first had to learn English. After a dozen years, he … Continue reading

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From Gizmodo: The Largest Pharmaceutical Drug Heist in History Was Ruined By a Water Bottle

Amaury Villa and Amed Villa, two brothers from Cuba, have been arrested for stealing $80 million worth of pharmaceutical drugs in Connecticut in a sophisticated scheme that evokes The Italian Job and Ocean’s 11. It’s the largest pharmaceutical drug heist … Continue reading

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From Autoblog: Video: Japanese owner of Harley-Davidson that washed up on Canadian shore found

Filed under: Etc., Japan, Videos, Motorcycle, Canada As far-fetched as it may seem, the owner of the Japanese Harley-Davidson motorcycle that washed up on the coast of Canada has been found. Beachcombers sent photographs of the bike to Harley-Davidson, which … Continue reading

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From News: Facing Death, Afghan Girl Runs To U.S. Military

After a teenage Afghan girl spoke to a boy by phone, she was threatened with death by her brothers, who said she dishonored her family. She fled to a U.S. military base, creating a quandary. If returned home, she faced … Continue reading

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