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Mirrored and concatenated RAID options in Mac OS X – CNET October 4, 2014

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Mirrored and concatenated RAID options in Mac OS XApple’s Mac Pro computers have the capacity of holding up to four internal hard drives, and all Mac models support the use of external drives through either USB or FireWire. This allows for multiple drive configurations that include the option

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\Broad, William J. “The Science Corps Wants a Few More Heretics,” New York Times, 16 October 2, 2014

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She had fallen between thecrack years ago and now, very dramatically, her independence has been richly rewarded. It is thestuff of which legends are made. To Broad, Big Science has become too conservative for its owngood and something like counterculture science is necessary as a corrective. Speculations inScience and Technology, a journal published in Australia, is an example of one such effort, as isTruzzi’s offbeat Center for Scientific Anomalies Research, Eastern Michigan University.

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Science_Fraud_Database October 2, 2014

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Science Fraud Database Professor A.C. Higgins About This DatabasePublications In Science Fraud10 Years Discussion in SciFraud

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Steven Salaita: U. of I. destroyed my career – Chicago Tribune October 2, 2014

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This is not only devastating to my family; it is a grave threat to faculty and students everywhere. Principles of free speech, academic freedom, and shared governance enable faculty and students to ask difficult questions and find answers that challenge conventional wisdom. It is anathema to this tradition to allow the elite to dictate to a public university who gets hired and what ideas are acceptable.For this reason, nearly 6,000 professors nationwide support boycotting the university, 16 departments have voted “no confidence” in the administration, and the Modern Language Association and Association of American University Professors, among dozens of other organizations, have demanded my reinstatement.

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George Will: ‘The First New Deal Didn’t Work’ | ThinkProgress October 1, 2014

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Economists on both the left and right broadly agree that the need for stimulative government spending is necessary to prevent a further collapse of the global economic system — just as the New Deal and the deficit spending of World War II restored the health of the global economy in the last century.This morning on ABC’s This Week, conservative columnist George Will echoed the false right-wing meme that FDR’s New Deal policies made the Depression worse:Before we go into a new New Deal, can we just acknowledge that the first New Deal didn’t work?

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