Once again in N.J., Christie veto sticks

Once again in N.J., Christie veto sticksIn nearly five years, New Jersey lawmakers have never succeeded in overriding one of Governor Christie Christie's vetoes. That streak continued Monday.
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Manayunk StrEAT Festival kicks off fall restaurant week

Manayunk StrEAT Festival kicks off fall restaurant weekThe Manayunk StrEAT Food Festival returned to Main Street Manayunk on Sunday with more music, new vendors and kid-friendly activities.
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Pennsylvania’s coal industry faces uncertain future

Pennsylvania’s coal industry faces uncertain future Looking out the car window on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, you can see a massive pile of waste coal near mile marker 117 in Somerset County. It’s refuse from an active deep mine nearby. It’s also an example of how

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Photo leaks and privacy threats — not just for celebrities any more
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Photo leaks and privacy threats — not just for celebrities any more

The celebrity nude photo leak in August raised some uncomfortable questions about the security of private data — and about what, if anything, we can do about it. Being threatened online is pretty appalling — and scary.

8 favorite cookie recipes inspired by science (sort of)

This week's edition of The Pulse features a segment with Dr. Bethany Brookshire demonstrating the scientific method with cookies. Science is fun, but we love cookies, too. Here are some of our favorites from teh WHYY

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Alan Alda blends passions for science and communication

Alan Alda blends passions for science and communication

Acclaimed actor, writer, and director Alan Alda continues his lifelong passion to probe the nexus between art and science.  He'll likely touch on that topic among others when he kicks off the Philadelphia Speakers Series
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Watch your worries float away inside a sensory deprivation tank

Watch your worries float away inside a sensory deprivation tank

Stress is bad for us. Study after study has shown the terrible impact it has on our physical and mental health. But life is hectic, it's loud, and it's hard to find your Zen.
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