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Thursday, January 23, 2014

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Syria's Peace Talks: A Complicated Patchwork | NC Leads the Way in Cutting Aid for the Jobless | Can You Really End Homelessness by Simply Providing Homes? | Solving the Puzzle of China, the Web & Wyoming | An Epic Journey Through Time: Dungeons & Dragons Turns 40 | Childhood Amnesia: Why Do Some Memories Fade?

Syria's Peace Talks: A Complicated Patchwork

Central to the Syrian peace talks is the question of how the international community should deal with President Bashar al-Assad, particularly as the evidence of war crimes continues t...

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NC Leads the Way in Cutting Aid for the Jobless

At the end of last year as the federal government allowed long-term unemployment benefits to expire for 1.3 million Americans, and North Carolina led the way in also reducing benefits...

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Can You End Homelessness by Providing Homes?

In 2005, Utah set out to end chronic homelessness within 10 years by providing each homeless person with an apartment and a social worker. As they inch closer to their deadline, it lo...

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Solving the Puzzle of China, the Web & Wyoming

What do half a billion Chinese people, the Internet and Cheyenne, Wyoming have in common? One of the largest Internet failures in history. An Internet outage this week affected nearly...

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Dungeons & Dragons Turns 40-Years-Old

Forty years ago this month, a game was introduced to the world that changed pop culture forever: Dungeons & Dragons. Helping The Takeaway to celebrate this milestone, and explain how ...

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Why Some Childhood Memories Fade

Scientists have found that by age seven, childhood amnesia begins to take effect, in which early memories are forgotten at a faster rate, and sometimes lost entirely.

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