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Articles posted on Thursday, August 9, 2012

D Magazine : How to Rebuild Haiti Using Trash

Thursday, August 9, 2012
Category: World

From www.dmagazine.com

Haiti, and Port-au-Prince especially, is a third world/first world mash-up—modern clothes, primitive structures, old traditions, new technology. (Everyone has cell phones and Facebook pages.) There are parts that were broken by the earthquake in January 2010, but there are parts that were always broken.

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One of America′s Top Psychics -- And Like All of Them, a Complete Fraud

Thursday, August 9, 2012
Category: Crime

From www.alternet.org

yrone Power is the Great Stanton, a carnival psychic. He gives the sheriff that famous standard reading that manages to turn the tables to his advantage and directs the law away from their initial plan to bust him.

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When Old Age and Addiction Collide

Thursday, August 9, 2012
Category: America

From www.thefix.com

A report issued by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has warned that the aging of the baby-boom generation is leading to huge increases in levels of addiction among adults over 50—a fact that, SAMHSA says, will require double the availability of treatment services by 2020.

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The origins of power

Thursday, August 9, 2012
Category: Behavior

From www.thersa.org

Armies have a pyramid-like hierarchical structure, with one general at the top, many soldiers at the bottom and various officers ranked between them. Armies can serve a defensive function " to protect people and their properties " or an offensive one: to kill people and take or destroy their properties.

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