Coffee's third wave? The Apple to Starbucks' Microsoft
Do you remember when Starbucks was cool? It opened in Seattle in the 1970s as a local specialty roaster, a trendy alternative to the prevailing generic swill. But the price of conquest is cachet. What was once novel — the warm décor, the gentle music, the faux-Italian lingo — has become banal. Today's coffee snobs would rather snort Sanka than set foot inside a Starbucks
'A bridge to the soul' | 'Art of healing' reflects creative expressions from patients
A cutting-edge exhibition designed to raise awareness of art therapy and foster an understanding of its benefits for physical and mental health is on display.
Workshop will focus on drumming for health, wellness
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Why your Facebook friends are so gullible
These stories aren't real. They're the work of the New Yorker's not-particularly-funny online satirist Andy Borowitz, but many people, not just your gullible Facebook friends, invariably believe them. Sometimes the official state news agencies of global superpowers believe them.
Both genders think women are bad at basic math
A study of how both men and women perceive each other's mathematical ability finds that an unconscious bias against women could be skewing hiring decisions, widening the gender gap in mathematical professions like engineering.
'Love those Beach Boys
Despite riding the wave of success for more than 50 years, founding member Mike Love of The Beach Boys is anything but bored.
Christian entertainers ready to rock arena
Top Christian performers will join together for one big evening of music.
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How virus sleuths and public health officials track the cause of a mysterious illness
When a mysterious disease fells people - as happened in California recently, with as many as 20 children experiencing unexplained paralysis - teams of physicians and epidemiologists quickly mobilize. Perhaps you saw the movie "Contagion"? The idea is to find the culprit before it spreads but also to prevent public panic.
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