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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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CMT launches program for area residents to “Try & Ride” Transit on June 16

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For many area residents, the thought of using mass transit comes with a mass number of questions like – What route do I take? How long does it take? Where do I purchase tickets? What if I take the MetroLink to work and later need my car? To help combat this issue and help area residents overcome some of the …

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New Lumosity Mobile App Arrives On Android Eager To Train Brains

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Lumosity is a service that promises to train your brain in areas related to memory, speed, attentiveness, problem solving, and others. The website launched in 2007 and has millions of members, but many users come via a mobile app that has, thus far, only been available for iOS. Now that has changed. The Lumosity app has come to Android, complete …

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June Historical & Musical Anniversaries

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We found some really interesting anniversaries that take place in the month of June and thought we would share them with our readers! All of these are interesting, but some are downright cool! 250 years ago, in June 1764, Voltaire’s Dictionairre philosophique was published in Geneva. 50 years ago, on 1 June 1964, the US Supreme Court stuck down two …

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