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2015 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools

Whether you agree with these rankings, or even with the process of ranking programs, these lists are used by prospective students, parents, and others in the higher ed sector. Among the categories available are best in business, nursing, social sciences, and library science.

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50 Radio Shack Stores Closing in New Jersey

Here is a listing of the NJ stores slated for closure; there are more than 1700 nationwide that will shut. Here is an interactive national map.

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Word(s) of the Year from Around the World

The good folks at the Oxford University Press have compiled a list of words of the year culled from various sources around the world.

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Top 10 Science Stories of 2014

These stories were selected by Science and range from the Black Death to “vampire” squirrels. Compare this with the listing from Scientific American.

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100 Top Academic Papers for 2014

Based on new media mentions (blog posts, Facebook, Reddit, Google+, Twitter, and news stories), Altmetric has complied the top academic papers for the year. You can search by journal, institution, category, country, and access type. Of the 100, almost 40 are open-access; one of these we are most interested in reading is “Searching the Internet for evidence of time travelers.”

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New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2014

They are divided into fiction and poetry, and non-fiction. Each title is linked to the book review as it appeared in the paper.

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Among Major Retailers, What Is Open/Closed on Thanksgiving

For those willing to brave the crowds, this list should help you navigate.

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