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Trans-Pacific trade negotiations ‘on track’

Chris Zappone The Age The latest round of negotiations in the ambitious nine-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement concluded in Melbourne this week, with members suggesting the deal was on track ahead of the year-end goal for completion. Australia’s chief negotiator Hamish … Continue reading

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Marco Tempest: The electric rise and fall of Nikola Tesla

Marco Tempest TED “Everything I did, I did for mankind.” (Marco Tempest quoting Nikola Tesla) Combining projection mapping and a pop-up book, Marco Tempest tells the visually arresting story of Nikola Tesla — called “the greatest geek who ever lived” … Continue reading

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Zoning vs. Eminent Domain: How Ventura County Shut Down The Pine Mountain Inn

Reason TV In the northernmost reaches of California’s Ventura County, a two-lane rural road called Highway 33 runs into the rugged and mostly undeveloped Transverse Mountain Range. Though it’s mostly raw wilderness, a few businesses catering to adventurous explorers have … Continue reading

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Laura Carstensen: Older people are happier

Laura Carstensen TED “When we recognize that we don’t have all the time in the world, we see our priorities most clearly.” (Laura Carstensen) In the 20th century we added an unprecedented number of years to our lifespans, but is … Continue reading

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Bloodline

New Digital Video BLOODLINE investigates the popular belief that Jesus married Mary Magdalene, who fled to southern France with their child. In an adventure worthy of Indiana Jones, filmmaker Bruce Burgess and team crack the shadowy secret society, known as … Continue reading

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Is free will a myth or the foundation of law and order?

Michael Cook BioEdge Calvin was deemed a heretic by Catholics for preaching that only the predestined elect would be saved and that the predestined reprobate were all toast. That was in the 16th century, but the battle over free will … Continue reading

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TEDxTartu – Roy Leighton – The Butterfly Model: Value — Create — Educate

Roy Leighton TED Author and educator Roy Leighton shares his ideas on bringing education into the 21st Century by adding a little healthy chaos to the current unhealthy order.

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UN to propose planetary regulations of water, food

Kelley Vlahos FOX News An environmental report issued by an agency of the United Nations last month has some critics sounding the alarm, saying it is a clarion call for “global governance” over how the Earth is managed. The report, … Continue reading

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A theory out of the darkness

Source: The Age ROSS Jones loves to scour through piles of long-forgotten papers stored in musty archives. He never knows what secrets he might dig up. ”It’s the best fun,” he says. ”You discover wonderful documents and you go, ‘Yes, … Continue reading

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Is English or Mandarin the language of the future?

Jennifer Pak BBC News English has been the dominant global language for a century, but is it the language of the future? If Mandarin Chinese is to challenge English globally, then it first has to conquer its own backyard, South … Continue reading

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