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A Journey from Rock Bottom to Redemption Michael McCray
Category: Law & Justice Published: September 2018
Whistleblowers take care of people and society, but who takes care of them?
 
Addicted to Temptation Antoine Kanamugire
Category: Therapeutic Theory Published: September 2018
It is human nature to seek out what is most pleasurable, enjoyable, and least difficult; only when we are following a greater purpose to achieve our goals do we choose to take a more-difficult path.
 
Anti-Immigrant Policies Are Worsening the Health-Care Labor Shortage Marylee MacDonald
Category: Political Landscape Published: September 2018
"Because of the extraordinary expense of long-term care, families turn to immigrants in the 'gray economy,' meaning immigrants here without papers. . . . Inquiring about the person's legal status [is not a] first priority."
 
Are Fish Friend or Foe? Karen Feldscher
Category: Nutrition in a Nutshell Published: September 2018
Fears of contaminants make many shy away from seafood--unnecessarily.
 
Army Ants' "Living" Bridges Span Collective Intelligence Morgan Kelly
Category: World of Science Published: September 2018
"Finding out how sightless ants can achieve such feats certainly could change the way we think of self-configuring structures in nature--and those made by man."
 
Brainstorming Gone Bad Mitchell Rigie , Keith Harmeyer
Category: Business & Finance Published: September 2018
"In a world where innovation is an essential ingredient for business success, the ability to generate fresh, new thinking freely and consistently is crucial. Ideas are the lifeblood of business."
 
Calling Out NATO Robert J. Bresler
Category: State of the Nation Published: September 2018
"Behind his noise and disruption, [Pres. Donald] Trump may be forcing an essential question: What is NATO's purpose in the post-Cold War 21st century?"
 
Dine with Your Own Kind Jennifer Chu
Category: Life in the Sea Published: September 2018
Mapping whale calls, researchers find that predators feed in species-specific hotspots.
 
Does Diversity Really Unite Us? Edward J. Erler
Category: National Affairs Published: September 2018
How does diversity strengthen us? Is is a force for unity and cohesiveness or a source of division and contention? Does it promote the common good and friendship that rests at the heart of citizenship, or does it promote racial and ethnic division. . . .?
 
Don’t Tell Me I Can't Do It! Erica Miller
Category: Mind & Body Published: September 2018
". . . Hold on tight to your dream and decide not to accept any negative rhetoric. Face the day, even though it promises to be difficult."
 
Education's Wrong Turn Rhenda Meiser
Category: By the Book Published: September 2018
This report doesn't endorse an anti-testing agenda or seek to lower standards. We believe in assessment, but in the words of a Turkish proverb: no matter how far you have gone down the wrong road, turn back.
 
Fish Farming Ready to Hit Its Stride Jenny Seifert
Category: Nutrition in a Nutshell Published: September 2018
". . . The world's oceans are rife with aquaculture 'hot spots' that provide enough space to produce 15,000,000,000 metric tons of finfish annually. That is more than 100 times the current global seafood consumption."
 
Genocide: Stories of Survivors and the Dead Raffy Boudjikinian
Category: Worldview Published: September 2018
"The Interahamwe clubbed Consolée, Angélique, Florence, Illuminée, and Jeanne, then threw them all, still alive, into a nearby septic tank. 'They were screaming; they were calling us,' says [their sister] Rosette . . . Until she heard them no more."
 
Health-Care Nonsense Goes On and On Marilyn M. Singleton
Category: Medicine & Health Published: September 2018
"A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take everything you have."
 
Here's an Idea. . . David Michael Slater
Category: Education Published: September 2018
"While it is true that both the best and worst teachers seek maximum autonomy, it is incumbent upon their supervisors to know the difference between them."
 
Houses Are "High" in Price James Conklin , Moussa Diop , Herman Li
Category: Economics Published: September 2018
Houses--especially single-family residences--in close proximity to legalized retail marijuana stores have increased in value by almost 10%.
 
Injured Jellyfish on the Mend Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Category: Eye on Ecology Published: September 2018
"Through a self-repair mechanism, injured jellyfish repair body symmetry rather than regenerating mssing limbs."
 
Justifying Genocide Jeff Grabmeier
Category: World Watcher Published: September 2018
Perpetrators of genocide say they are "good people," as a study examines testimony of defendants in Rwandan violence.
 
Let the Music Play Vincent James
Category: Let the Music Play Published: September 2018
"There are mountains of research supporting the positive correlation between music education and success in school."
 
Mission Impossible Marilyn M. Singleton
Category: Health Beat Published: September 2018
The biggest obstacle to great medical care is the socialist brigade rallying around Medicare-for-All, a proposed federally-financed program w/ no premiums, deductibles or copays, w/ medical, dental, vision & hearing benefits. What could possibly go wrong?
 
Misunderstood Magazines Matthew Larosiere
Category: Law & Justice Published: September 2018
The term "high capacity" is used by legislatures to describe standard equipment rather than magazines that stretch a weapon's capacity beyond its intended design. Magazine restrictions should be subject to as much scrutiny as restrictions on firearms.
 
Plant-Branching Architectures Kristina Grifantini
Category: Frontier Horizons Published: September 2018
"Using 3-D laser scans of growing plants, scientists are the Salk Institute for Biological Studies found that the same universal design principles that humans use to engineer networks like subways also guide the shapes of plant branching architectures.
 
Plight of the Village People Dolores T. Puterbaugh
Category: Parting Thoughts Published: September 2018
". . . Now there is an endlessly shifting benchmark tht means that self-assessment segues into perpetual dissatisfaction."
 
Robots Muscle Up Lindsay Brownell
Category: Science & Technology Published: September 2018
Not only can the artifical muscles move in many ways, they do so with impressive resilience. They can generate about six times more force per unit area than mammalian skeletal muscle can"
 
Seeking a New Rulebook Lisa Carlone Steindorf
Category: American Thought Published: September 2018
"Men . . . Are both a product and keeper of this system that women are subjected to. Contrary to popular belief, however, men are not the problem in this dilemma."
 
Seious About Superheroes Wes D. Gehring
Category: Reel World Published: September 2018
Fantasy is best considered with the sister genres of horror and science fiction. The world of Marvel Comics really falls under the umbrella of fantasy.
 
Share the Wealth Steve Riczo
Category: Dollars & Sense Published: September 2018
Today, 10% of Americans possess 76% of the nation's wealth; the top one percent own 40%; and the richest three Americans own more wealth than the bottom half of U.S. populations combined.
 
Ship Strikes Sink Whales Shelly Leachman
Category: Life in the Sea Published: September 2018
"Blue whales are the largest animal that has ever lived. They pump blood with a car-sized heart through arteries that are large enough for a diver to swim through. This is an animal whose future we want to protect."
 
Stranded in SwampCare Jane M. Orient
Category: Medicine & Health Published: September 2018
A huge part of the health-care dollar is diverted to bureaucrats, compliance officers, administrators, CEOs, managed-care profits, middlemen such as pharmacy benefits managers, & other swamp dwellers who contribute nothing to the actual care of patients.
 
Tangled Up in Ivy Lindy Schneider
Category: Education Published: September 2018
Attending an Ivy League school comes with bragging rights and promising career choices--but what if you don't get in?
 
The Art of Rube Goldberg
Category: Museums Today Published: September 2018
". . . The exhibition will chronicle all aspects of the artist's 72-year career, from his earliest published drawings and iconic inventions to his Pulitzer prize-winning political cartoons and beyond."
 
The Heat Is On Mary DeMocker
Category: Education Published: September 2018
"How do we discuss the reality and causes of--as well as the solutions to--global warming?"
 
What a Fish Tale Steve Alten
Category: Entertainment Published: September 2018
Megalodon was a real monster, the prehistoric cousin of a modern-day Great White shark, only it was 50-70 ft long and weighed close to 70,000 lbs. Its head was probably as large as a pickup truck; its jaws could've swallowed a half-dozen grown men whole.
 
When Ride-Shares Go Wrong Steve Kardian
Category: Life in America Published: September 2018
"As the population of ride-share companies continues to increase, so do criticisms about the safety of using them as an alternative to taxi and limosine services."