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NYT – Interactive Map of Poverty in the United States

The New York Times has published a powerful interactive map of poverty in the United states. The nation-wide map provides color coded information county-by-county. Additionally for highly urban areas, such as New York City and Los Angeles, it provides even … Continue reading

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NYT: 100 Notable Books of 2013

The New York Times has released its list of 100 Notable Books of 2013. The list includes both fiction and non-fiction works. If you own an eReader, Tablet, or have access to a computer, you can download samples on all … Continue reading

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New York City & Egypt Tussle over Cleopatra’s Needle

Most visitors of Central Park do not realize that they have a piece of Ancient History in the midst. In the 19th century, Egypt made a gift of Cleopatra’s Needle, one of three identical obelisks, to the Cities of New … Continue reading

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25 Tech Tips & Tricks

It’s pretty rare that I read a tech article that doesn’t treat its readers like mentally deficient children – the info is generally too basic or condescending. David Pogue’s latest blog post in the New York Times, “25 More Tech … Continue reading

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