Entertainment

Book News: National Book Foundation Fills Out Its ’5 Under 35′ List

The list, which picks five promising writers under 35 years old, includes Phil Klay, an Iraq War veteran longlisted for this year’s National Book Award. Also: An unpublished Bond story gets new life.

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October 2, 2014 | Leave a Comment


Money

Jump$tart Washington TWELVE Event

Jump$tart Washington invites you to participate in TWELVE.

Jump$tart has challenged speakers to give a fast-paced burst of information conveyed in less than TWELVE minutes using TWELVE or less slides. The cost? Just $12.Mark your calendar today for TWELVE. Get updated on the state of financial education in Washington, meet TWELVE new contacts with an interest in financial education and

October 1, 2014 | Leave a Comment


Politics

Top Spending PAC Aims To Keep The Senate In Democratic Hands

Senate Majority PAC, run by allies of Senate Majority Leader Reid, is the top-spending superPAC in the midterm election season. Its donors are essentially a compilation of the party’s big-donor base.

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October 2, 2014 | Leave a Comment


Technology

Soil Doctors Hit Pay Dirt In Manhattan’s Central Park

The urban oasis boasts about 170,000 different types of microbes, recent dirt samples show. That diversity is comparable to a tropical rainforest. Plus, about 2,000 species are found only in the park.

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October 2, 2014 | Leave a Comment