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Shipping Containers: Detroit’s New Environmentally Friendly, Low-Cost Housing Solution
This May, General Motors and the Michigan Urban Farming Initiative (MUFI) will put the finishing touches on Detroit’s first shipping container home in the city’s North End neighborhood. The home …
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Movie “Selma” Receives Critical Acclaim While Revealing Nation’s Current Racial Tensions
Paramount Pictures’ new movie “Selma” was released at select theaters at the end of December and will open nationwide on January 9. The movie has received considerable critical acclaim, but …
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No Fries Available for Venezuelan Big Mac Lovers
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Study Finds Most Cancers Caused by Random Mutations
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The January 2, 2015 edition of Science Magazine has released the findings of a Johns Hopkins study which concludes …
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Pope Francis Names 20 New Cardinals
Pope Francis Blesses Faithful in Vatican City (November 13, 2013) At the Vatican on Sunday morning Pope Francis announced the names of the 20 prelates who will …
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The American Economy Ends 2014 On an Up-Note
As 2014 comes to a close, economic analysts are giving Americans reasons to celebrate. Job growth has hit its highest level since 1999. Unemployment is a full one percent lower …
Bond Rating Agencies Implement Mandatory Reforms
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reported in late December that Moody’s Investors Service, Standard & Poor’s, and Fitch Ratings have improved their functioning in key areas of the municipal …
Top Restaurants in 15 American Cities
New Yorkers have the world at the fingertips when it comes to the best places to eat in America: Le Bernardin, Bouley, Jean-Gorges, Gotham Bar & Grill, Eleven Madison Park, …
Sony Pictures Studio Entrance
“The Interview” Grosses $1 million on Christmas Day
CULVER CITY CA/USA – NOVEMBER 29 2014: Sony Pictures studios entrance. After a week and a half of threats and accusations between North Korea and the United …
Air Asia Plane Take off
Search for Missing AirAsia Flight Resumes Tuesday Morning
AirAsia plane takes off from Phuket Airport. AirAsia group operates scheduled domestic and international flights to 100 destinations spanning 22 countries The search for AirAsia flight #QZ8501 …