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An article in The New York Times appearing in print tomorrow contains shocking allegations of a money-misuse scandal at Columbia. Professor of Sociology Sudir Venkatesh appears to have been internally investigated for illicitly spending over $200,000 in school funds, and paid back only $13,000. An excerpt from The New York Times gives the details: All told, the auditors listed […]

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Binoculars make researching what is directly in front of you much easier Phones are no longer the only consumer product to be made from bananas! Researchers in Brazil have developed a plastic from the cellulose in bananas and other plants that can be used in cars. (Wired) Content farms do not grow bananas, pineapples, or […]

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“I’m calling the shots today, get up out of bed, into school!” – Magic Johnson (NYT) “The present moment has nothing to do with me personally, with Hosni Mubarak, but with a situation of Egypt in its present and the future of its sons.” – Hosni Mubarak, who has just stepped down as president. (Al […]

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Leo Gertsenshteyn reports: A man in a banana costume just ran screaming through 209 Butler. Luckily, it has promptly returned to being an uneventful night of studying and NSA sex in the stacks. And overheard in Butler Cafe: Girl: Oh guess what! I’m soooo excited! I got my books on Mesopotamia today! Guy: Oh, cool. […]

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