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  • UC faculty leaders blast legislation on online education expansion

     
    In a crossing of swords between academics and politicians, the University of California’s top two faculty leaders on Friday strongly criticized legislation that would allow students bumped from overcrowded core courses at state schools to instead...
  • The price of searching for free health information online, your privacy

     
    Searching for health information online can be extremely useful, but don't assume that it is anonymous or confidential. A research letter published this week by JAMA Internal Medicine found that online snoops are monitoring your health searches and...
  • State Department wasted $600k attracting Facebook 'likes'

     
    By Jessica Reynolds In what is yet another example of wasteful government spending, a recent inspector general's report found that the State Department spent more than $630,000 to attract Facebook "likes", according to a story from the Washington Post....
  • 'Dove Real Beauty Sketches': An online ad to make everyone feel beautiful and happy about soap

     
    The 'Dove Real Beauty Sketches' video has gone viral. It shows a sketch artist drawing women based on their own descriptions and then on the descriptions of others. The results are fascinating....
  • Land of Linkin'

     
    A weekly listing of intriguing, wacky, useful, provocative and otherwise interesting links that readers and I have come across and think you might want to see. Witstream is an effort to aggregate clever tweets in real time. WIthout human filters,......
  • The scoop on the Dish: Blogger bets on readers like you to sustain ambitious Web venture

     
    So far, the experiment seems to be working. On Jan. 2, journalist Andrew Sullivan announced plans to convert his Daily Dish blog, currently hosted by the Daily Beast, to an independent site wholly supported by cash contributions from readers. No......
  • School board member convicted of pimping gets 14 years

     
    Mike Rios, a Moreno Valley School Board member convicted of running a prostitution ring, was sentenced to 14 years in state prison....
  • More spring break deals, this time in Aruba

     
    Here are some deals for spring break fun in Aruba (which sounds pretty awesome): Read on for rates at all-inclusive Occidental Hotels & Resorts, with properties in the Aruba, Dominican Republic, Costa Rica and Mexico, are offering travelers starting...
  • Forget 'white meat.' Pork industry wants you to 'be inspired.'

     
    Chicken -- now it's the only white meat. The National Pork Board has pushed aside its famous ad campaign and herded out a new official slogan: "Pork: Be inspired." Yep. That’s right. Don't be hungry. Be inspired. The Des Moines-based......
  • Five out of 5 pigs object to the National Pork Board's new slogan: 'Pork: Be inspired'

     
    We love pigs -- for petting, not for eating. But not everyone shares our high opinion of the humble pig -- certainly not the National Pork Board, which recently announced a new marketing campaign for pork. The pork board is......
  • Google buys BeatThatQuote.com, a U.K. price comparison site

     
    Google has bought BeatThatQuote.com, a United Kingdom price comparison website, for 37.7 million, or about $61 million. BeatThatQuote.com announced the purchase Monday morning on the newly taken over company's home page, with the site's managing director...
  • FTC to study whether social-media ads are marketing alcohol to youth

     
    Are booze companies marketing to underage consumers on the Internet? That's a question the federal government has decided look into, as a growing number of alcohol and spirits companies turn to the Web with their ad campaigns -– and complaints......