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  • Japan’s high-brow bookstore Tsutaya expands into condo design

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      TOKYO — Tsutaya, a Japanese company known for its bookstores and eclectic retail spaces, is now helping real estate developers design the communal areas of residential complexes. As is the case with the Tsutaya Electrics store in Tokyo’s Futako Tamagawa neighborhood, an affluent residential district, selections of books will make up a key part of […]

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  • How to make lifestyle changes stick

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    Hutchinson native Joe Meier, 25, is the author of a new lifestyle book, “Move Better, Eat Smarter, Live Happier: Strategies for Finding Balance.” The fitness professional and business owner is the featured speaker at a “Meet the Author” program from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 3, at the Hutchinson Public Library, 50 Hassan St. […]

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  • Monadnock Profile: Brattleboro chief offers police a culture change

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    BRATTLEBORO — Ever since grade school, Michael R. Fitzgerald knew he wanted to work in law enforcement. That conviction was affirmed in high school, when he accompanied Brattleboro police officers — members of the department he now heads — on ride-alongs on career day. “It’s always something I’ve been interested in,” he said. But most […]

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  • At 65-Years-Old, Isabella Rossellini Has Nabbed a New Beauty Campaign

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    After standing as one of Lancôme’s longtime leading ladies, Isabella Rossellini is here to reclaim her spot—and this time with a purpose. As one of the most iconic faces behind the beauty brand, the Italian beauty is returning to her coveted ambassador position at the age of 65, proving once again that beauty is ageless. Rossellini first signed with […]

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  • Afghanistan: Soldiers killed in wave of attacks

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    A wave of attacks across Afghanistan has left more than 25 people dead, most of them soldiers, officials say. In the worst incident, Taliban militants stormed an army post in the western province of Farah, killing 22 soldiers. A suicide attack in the capital Kabul left at least three security officers dead. There has been […]

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  • ‘We’re being hijacked by technology’: Industry insiders question ethics in tech

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    PORTLAND, Ore. — We’re being hijacked by technology, that’s according to The Center for Humane Technology, a nonprofit created by former tech industry insiders, like people who’ve worked for Google and Apple. The founders of this nonprofit are worried about the toll technology is having on society and the ethics behind development. The goal is […]

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  • Scientists Aim To Pull Peer Review Out Of The 17th Century

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    The technology that drives science forward is forever accelerating, but the same can’t be said for science communication. The basic process still holds many vestiges from its early days — that is the 17th century. Some scientists are pressing to change that critical part of the scientific enterprise. Here’s what they’re confronting: When researchers studying […]

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  • 3 ways to revitalize your digital marketing program

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    Ever hit a performance plateau? Contributor Elizabeth Laird looks at three ways to jumpstart your marketing efforts when you’re stuck and spinning your wheels. One of the joys of digital marketing is the ability to quickly see the results of an implemented strategy. With a lot of real-time data and the ability to accurately attribute […]

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  • German Research Institute To Use Blockchain For Radio-Frequency ID Sensor Systems

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    The Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems (IPMS), based in Dresden, Germany, intends to use Blockchain concepts for the development of wireless radio-frequency identification (RFID) sensor systems in the logistics sector, according to a Feb. 22 press release. The use of Blockchain solutions for the decentralized storage of data generated by RFID sensors could be made […]

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  • Regulations And Their Influence On Cryptocurrency Prices

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    2017 saw cryptocurrencies swing wildly in valuations daily. Despite a mostly upward trajectory, the market remains susceptible to unpredictable and sometimes extreme fluctuations in prices. While some of this volatility can be attributed to how the current cryptocurrency model was conceived—namely its deflationary nature—and the fact that most coins are still viewed mainly as investment […]

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