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Vice President Joe Biden fueled speculation of a 2016 presidential run after a surprise visit to a Latino group’s fundraiser... The Justice Department will release about 6,000 inmates early from prison... Can you really have it all? Here's what Anne-Marie Slaughter told me... And, these friendship bracelets are taking things to the next level! These stories and more in today’s FYI!
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Workplace Culture Examined
"In 2009, Anne-Marie Slaughter was tapped by Hillary Clinton to become the director of policy planning at the State Department, the first woman to hold that position. Accepting the offer required making a personal sacrifice..."
PHYSICS NOBEL AWARDED FOR WORK ON NEUTRINOS' METAMORPHOSIS
"Two scientists from Canada and Japan have won the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics 2015 for opening "a new realm in particle physics," the Nobel Prize committee says. Working far apart, both Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald showed how neutrinos shift identities like chameleons in space..."
SOLAR AND WIND JUST PASSED ANOTHER BIG TURNING POINT
"Wind power is now the cheapest electricity to produce in both Germany and the U.K., even without government subsidies, according to a new analysis by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). It's the first time that threshold has been crossed by a G7 economy..."
MARS IS PRETTY CLEAN. HER JOB AT NASA IS TO KEEP IT THAT WAY.
"At the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Catharine A. Conley has a lofty job title: planetary protection officer. That conjures to mind shades-wearing Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones in the “Men in Black” movies..."
TWITTER LAUNCHES MOMENTS, ITS DEAD-SIMPLE TAB FOR BROWSING THE BEST TWEETS
"A big week for Twitter just got bigger. A day after announcing co-founder Jack Dorsey would return to the company as its CEO, the company is rolling out the product formerly known as Project Lightning to a worldwide audience..."
ON PHOTOGRAPHING THE POLICE: THE PROS AND CONS OF THE EMBED
"George Holliday's video of Los Angeles police officers beating Rodney King in March 1991 was the first cop watch video to go viral, albeit via TV broadcasts rather than the still-nascent internet..."
OLIVIER ROUSTEING’S GLAMOUR ARMY
"After the fashion house Balmain showed its fall-winter collection last March, Olivier Rousteing, the creative director, threw a celebratory dinner for fifty of his most valued friends—his “besties,” he likes to say..."
These friendship bracelets light up when your BFF is near
"The only thing better than light-up sneakers is a light-up friendship bracelet. Tech startup Gemio is launching a line of customizable wearables that sync with one another for ultimate friendship domination..."
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