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- Was Bram Stoker's Dracula based on Jack the Ripper?
Andy Struthers, 54, rubbishes conventional theories that Bram Stoker's vampire was based on feared Romanian ruler Vlad the Impaler.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 21 Jan 2021.
- 13-year-old who bonded with Biden over stutter has book deal
Brayden Harrington addressed the Democratic National Convention
last August in a video that was viewed millions of times.
CBS News. Wednesday, 20 Jan 2021.
- Why Some Sexual Harassment Claims Are Considered More Credible Than Others
Women who are young, "conventionally attractive" and appear and act feminine are more likely to be believed when making accusations of sexual harassment, a new University of Washington-led study finds.
Forbes. Thursday, 14 Jan 2021.
- Steelers: How anti-gay row inspired rugby film
A new documentary shows the world's first gay rugby club challenging conventional perceptions.
BBC News. Thursday, 14 Jan 2021.
- New York opens mass Covid vaccination site at Javits Convention Center
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio previously set a goal of vaccinating 1 million New Yorkers by Feb. 1.
CNBC. Wednesday, 13 Jan 2021.
- Vivek Ramaswamy & Jed Rubenfeld: Twitter and Facebook censorship is a free-speech violation
Conventional wisdom holds that technology companies are free to regulate content because they are private, and the First Amendment protects only against government censorship. ...
Fox News. Wednesday, 13 Jan 2021.
- Tapping the brain to boost stroke rehabilitation
Stroke survivors who had ceased to benefit from conventional rehabilitation gained clinically significant arm movement and control by using an external robotic device powered by the patients' own brains.
Science Daily. Tuesday, 12 Jan 2021.
- Why Houston Texans Should Explore Trading Deshaun Watson
Conventional wisdom says the Texans would be insane to seriously explore trading Watson. But it might be the best way out of their self-inflicted mess.
Forbes. Monday, 11 Jan 2021.
- How a two-part bowel cancer treatment could save patients from invasive surgery
Actress Lynda Bellingham, pictured, who died of bowel cancer in 2014 aged 66, spoke of her regret of not getting tested for the disease earlier because of the radical nature of the conventional treatment.
Daily Mail. Sunday, 10 Jan 2021.
- Top Prospects Take an Unconventional Path to the World Juniors
The ice hockey tournament has featured the first N.C.A.A. players on Team Russia, a Canadian who went to an unheralded prep school and four Californians who benefited from a 1990s hockey boom.
New York Times. Tuesday, 5 Jan 2021.
- James H. Baker, top Pentagon official, dismissed U.S. alliances with Taiwan, Australia
Retired Army Gen. Lloyd Austin, if confirmed as secretary of defense, will rejoin a senior adviser at the Pentagon who privately expressed some unconventional views on alliances with longtime U.S. ...
Washington Times. Monday, 4 Jan 2021.
- Comb of a lifetime: a new method for fluorescence microscopy
Conventional fluorescence microscopy provides poor quantitative information of the sample because it only captures fluorescence intensity, which changes frequently and depends on external factors. ...
Science Daily. Friday, 1 Jan 2021.
- The 10 best films of 2020
An unconventional year for cinema brought forth an unusual mix of fiction and nonfiction, animation and documentary.
CBS News. Wednesday, 30 Dec 2020.
- Apple AirPods tips and tricks: How to get the most out of Apple's wireless earphones
Apple's AirPods are like Marmite: you'll either love the unconventional design or you'll hate it. Chances are if you're reading this feature, you sit in
Pocket Lint. Wednesday, 30 Dec 2020.
- Finding the perfect home for an unconventional client
With both sides of a transaction in mind, here are the lessons this top performer has learned when listing and finding homes that are not just exceptional, but truly unconventional.
Inman. Monday, 28 Dec 2020.
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