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Name: distraction
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Fish don't deserve their 'stupid' reputation, say scientists

The memory span of fish is popularly deemed to be be only three seconds long, but British scientists believe they can prove fish are cleverer than their reputation suggests.Researchers at the University of Bath and Queen Mary University of London say ... [Published itv.com - 12 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Woman sprays breast milk, robs pharmacists

German police are saying a woman robbed a pharmacy after distracting employees by spraying them with breast milk. Gillian Pensavalle (@GillianWithaG) has the unbelievable story. Video provided by Buzz60 ... [Published USA Today - 2 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 3 reports

At Penn, Students Can Get Credit For ‘Wasting Time On The Internet'

Lucky creative writing students in a University of Pennsylvania seminar will be able to earn academic credit for wasting time on the Internet next spring. The class, appropriately titled “Wasting Time on the Internet,” will require its students to spend ... [Published Huffington Post - 4 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Liberia: 'A Witch-Hunt' - Liberia's House Speaker Slams LACC Indictment

By Henry KarmoMonrovia — The Liberia Anti-Corruption commission (LACC) continues to come under immense criticisms by public officials against the latest report indicting them of financial misappropriation.On Wednesday a press statement from the office ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 6 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Is Ebola distracting our military from ISIS?

Is Ebola distracting our military from ISIS. Colonel Scott Mann this morning who asked if the Ebola battle is distracting from the ISIS threat. The Wall Street Journal This Morning is a nationally syndicated radio show bringing you “America’s First News” ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 4 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

95% of motorists report seeing another driver using a hand-held mobile

New BCA research suggests that penalties are still not deterring motorists from using hand-held mobiles and smartphones, with 95% of survey respondents claiming to have personally witnessed another motorist using a handheld mobile in the previous mon ... [Published FleetWorld - 6 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

Busted! Woman sprays chemist staff with BREAST MILK in bizarre distraction theft

Police in Germany are hunting a busty female who stole from a chemist - by spraying staff with her breast milk.Police say the lactating bandit squirted the milk at employees to distract them so she could steal cash from the till.The woman, dubbed 'The ... [Published Mail Online UK - 12 hours ago]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 2 reports

There Is an Actual Ivy League Class Called "Wasting Time on the Internet," and I'd Take It

Distraction, multi-tasking, and aimless drifting is mandatory.”Photo by China Photos/For the 2015 spring semester at the University of Pennsylvania, English students have the option of taking a creative writing seminar called “ Wasting Time on the Internet ... [Published Slate Magazine - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 2 reports

Police warn over doorstep conmen

DETECTIVES are investigating more than 20 reports of distraction burglaries in York and North Yorkshire.The incidents all happened between June and October and a North Yorkshire Police spokesman urged people to look out for bogus callers who have so far ... [Published York Press - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 2 reports

Elderly couple targeted by sneak-in thieves in Melbourne

THEFT: Jewellery and cash were stolen in distraction burglaryComments (0)A 94-YEAR-OLD man and his wife have been targeted by despicable con artists who sneaked upstairs while they were distracted.Police are currently on the hunt for a man and another ... [Published Burton Mail - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 3 reports

Halloween Safety Tips

With daylight hours getting shorter, children are more likely to be trick-or-treating in the dark when it’s more difficult for drivers to see them.  According to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration data, twice as many children are killed in ... [Published Manhasset Press - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 2 reports

How Burning Bridges Can Lead to Success

WhenI left Google in June 2012, I didn’t have one. I only knew one thing: It was my destiny to become an entrepreneur and the time had come. As actor Will Smith explained in an inspiring interview, having a Plan B only distracts from pursuing Plan A. ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Oct 28 2014]

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"It prevents employers from being able to make decisions about who they want to hire based on someone's smoking habits, or charge differentially higher co-pays or deductibles on a person's health insurance for these employees, who they know, because there's a wealth of data, are going to cost them more money in terms of health insurance over time" Brinegar said
"Today, Joe has made the decision that entering an Alford Plea to the misdemeanor and accepting the short period of probation was the best course of action at this point in his life.  Joe does not want to be a further distraction to his family, friends, teammates, and the University of Oklahoma.  Joe would like to apologize to everyone affected by this unfortunate chain of events.  Joe looks forward to continuing towards his goal of becoming a successful student and athlete at the University of Oklahoma."
Powell said she didn't know about the policy but didn't see why Ava's hair would be such a distraction. "It was just to have a little fun, not anything bad. I just think it's outrageous" Powell said about Ava being sent home
...As a teacher, I explicitly taught students appropriate sentence starters for discourse. I modeled conversation starters like, "I hear you saying this … Do I have that correct?" I agree when you say …" "I also think …" and "Have you thought of this alternative?" I also provided explicit instruction on how to turn your body...

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