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New Mexico blind man gets auto mechanics degree

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New Mexico State University graduates a blind auto mechanic. Clifford Alderson recently graduated from New Mexico State University with an auto mechanics degree. He said he listens to diagnose a problem, and then feels his way around the vehicle to get the job done. Read more…

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Hobby Lobby Waits for Supreme Court Ruling

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The Green family are again making headlines fighting government-mandated birth control coverage. They’re also using their billions to teach the American public on the literal truth of Scripture — through a public school Bible curriculum, a museum dedicated to the bible (which is around the corner from the Smithsonian) and public forums on the faith of the Founding Fathers. By …

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Is a college degree still part of the American dream?

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Starbucks bold new plan to fund its employees’ college educations reflects the partnership of two men who, from an economic-class perspective, began life as social underdogs. The coffee chain’s CEO Howard Schultz, was raised in Brooklyn’s Bayview housing projects in Canarsie, and Dr. Michael Crow, Arizona State, grew up in a family that was statistically among the lowest-income earners. Schultz …

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Is Art Appreciation a Natural Biological Process?

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One study suggests that our brains are made for enjoying art. The study: Neural correlates of viewing paintings: evidence from a quantitative meta-analysis of functional magnetic resonance imaging data. Many studies involving functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) have exposed participants to paintings under varying task demands. To isolate neural systems that are activated reliably across fMRI studies in response to …

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Casey Kasem Passes Away

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Casey Kasem dead: Radio and TV legend dies at age of 82 Fans of Casey Kasem are sad this morning to hear the news that the television and radio personality has passed away. On Sunday, Entertainment Weekly shared the news that he passed away on Father’s Day after a long battle. Casey was best know for his voice and you …

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