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Ava DuVernay is the ninth woman to be passed over for a best director nomination even though her film received a best picture Academy Award nomination. [@SpencerAlthouse]
21 percent lower
A study by the Pew Research Center found that heavy Internet and social media users did not report higher levels of stress. Indeed, among women stress levels were 21 percent lower for those who shared things on social. [Reuters]
Canada is poised to lose its 133 Target locations after the retailer decided to close the stores and lay off 17,600 employees. [Los Angeles Times]
A judge ruled that the state of Michigan must recognize the marriages of 300 same-sex couples who wed last year. [Detroit Free Press]
Kentucky workplace safety regulators fined a fire department $25,200 after one firefighter was killed by electrocution and three others were injured while they made an ALS ice bucket challenge video. [WAVE 3 News]
20 million square miles of ocean
Estimated cost of the Hyperloop, a high-speed train from Los Angeles to San Francisco, according to entrepreneur and proposer Elon Musk. Eighty-four bazillion. Eleventy six. “e.” I can also make up completely irrational numbers in my head without justification. [The New York Times]
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