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'The Last Patrol' Focuses On Coming Home From Combat

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 11:50am

The documentary follows four men linked by combat, as they hike the East Coast in honor of a fallen peer.

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At Least 48 Students Dead In Nigeria After Suicide Attack

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 11:40am

A suicide bombing in the same city last week killed 30 people. Authorities are blaming the Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram for both attacks.

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That Game On Your Phone May Be An Ad In Sheep's Clothing

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 11:35am

Mobile advertisers are looking for new ways to package their pitches, and they've been using more ads that resemble video games.

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Why Language About Race Changes Over Time

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 11:25am

What was standard a few decades ago may be wildly offensive today. Gene Demby of NPR’s Code Switch explains why.

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From The Berlin Wall To A Space Bubble, Stories That Reverberate Online

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 11:20am

Mashable's viral content editor joins us to take a look at stories gaining traction online, including a video involving a GoPro in space.

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Reports: GM Ordered 500,000 Ignition Switches Before Recall Announcement

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 11:14am

Emails seen by The Wall Street Journal and other news outlets raise questions about the timing of the automaker's recalls for faulty ignition switches. The defect has been tied to at least 32 deaths.

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5 Tips To Get The Most Out Of Obamacare

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 11:13am

If you buy your own health insurance, it's time to check out the options on the Obamacare exchanges. Enrollment starts Nov. 15.

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Solar Bike Path Opens This Week In The Netherlands

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 10:03am

Integrating solar panels into a bike commuter path, a special roadway outside Amsterdam will generate power that's then funneled into the national energy grid.

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Houndmouth, 'For No One'

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 10:01am

The Indiana band will release its second album in 2015. This early sample is a striking, vibrating, epic folk ballad with almost surreal imagery and a story line that twists in odd directions.

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Is It Time To Reappropriate Pink?

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 9:53am

Pink is an icon of girlhood today — but one with baggage. Commentator Tania Lombrozo turns to philosophy and psychology to evaluate the prospects for "pink pride." Is it time to take back the hue?

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