Rutgers develops smartphone app to help prevent power outages

Rutgers develops smartphone app to help prevent power outagesBad weather, including heavy snow, can wreak havoc on power lines, downing trees and cutting off power. A smartphone app offers an easy way of catching potential problems before they begin.

Philly protesters again stand with those in Ferguson

Philly protesters again stand with those in FergusonHundreds of demonstrators marched through Philadelphia Tuesday afternoon and into the evening to show their solidarity with protesters in Ferguson, Missouri. 
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East Falls neighbors spar over proposed dog park near Kelly Drive

East Falls neighbors spar over proposed dog park near Kelly DriveProposed as a potential East Falls dog-park location, a small parcel of Philadelphia Parks Commission land now sits at the center of neighborhood scrutiny and debate.

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The Amazon-ification of commerce, separating the makers from the takers

When I shop in the real world, whether on Main Street or Broadway, the blurring of boundaries makes me queasy. The more diverse the merchandise, the less I trust its authenticity.
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Hoping rape claims are untrue, not because Cosby is a 'good guy,' but because rape is horrific

Solomon Jones's blog post on Bill Cosby reads like the words of someone who has decided in his own court of opinion that Cosby is still a good guy and the growing number of women accusing him of drugging and raping them must be

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Philly protesters again stand with those in Ferguson

Philly protesters again stand with those in Ferguson

Hundreds of demonstrators marched through Philadelphia Tuesday afternoon and into the evening to show their solidarity with protesters in Ferguson, Missouri. 
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Bats do it. Dolphins do it. Listen to this man 'see' the world with sound

Bats do it. Dolphins do it. Listen to this man 'see' the world with sound

Austin Seraphin, 36, is a Philadelphia-based accessibility consultant, a volunteer museum docent and a computer programmer. He has been blind since birth — but now he can "see" with a technique known as echolocation.
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