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The resurgence of independent bookstores in the U.S.

Tammy Heupel (l.) sits with her son, Johann, and Annie Philbrick, owner of Bank Square Books in Mystic, Conn. This is the cover story in the Mar. 18 issue of The Christian Science MonitorWeekly.(Ann Hermes/The Christian Science Monitor) Last October, when superstorm Sandy ripped through Connecticut…  …

Small Canadian telescope to hunt for near-Earth astroids

Little telescope to hunt big game: hard-to-see near-Earth asteroids (via The Christian Science Monitor) Efforts to discover near-Earth asteroids – including those that are potentially hazardous – received a potential boost Monday with the launch of the Canadian Space Agency’s Near Earth Object Surveillance Satellite (NEOSSat). Housed in a spacecraft…

Military invests in smartphone reconnaissance

Military invests in smart-phone reconnaissance (via The Christian Science Monitor) Imagine a smart phone that can record your facial features, identify a criminal suspect with voice recognition, and reduce fraud in welfare and other programs. In a few years, Smart Mobile Identity technology (SMI) may become an essential part of…

Why sales is a hot new job

Why sales is a hot new job (via The Christian Science Monitor) Tim Kilroy, a father of five, changed jobs about a year ago to become a sales representative for three companies, all in some ways linked to technology. The payoff: He raked in between $250,000 and $500,000 last year.…

Colbert: Raw Story ‘twisted my words with misleading articles’

Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert called out Raw Story Thursday for reporting that he had explained how money could be laundered to Karl Rove’s American Crossroads SuperPAC. Unlike American Crossroads, Rove’s Crossroads GPS is a 501c4 organization that does not have to disclose its donors. Crossroads GPS can then transfer donations…

Gov. O’Malley: GOP prolongs economic woes to hurt Obama

Democratic Governors Association Chair and Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley said Thursday that Republicans were opposed to any plan proposed by President Barack Obama that could lead to job creation. “I firmly believe that Republicans in Congress, driven by a concerted group, have decided that it is not in their party’s…

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