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intuit: Word of the day for January 20, 2018

intuit , v :
To know intuitively or by immediate perception.
January 20, 2018

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True color image of Mars taken by the OSIRIS instrument on the European Space Agency (ESA) Rosetta spacecraft during its February 2007 flyby of the planet.. Learn more.
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January 20, 2018

Wikipedia article of the day for January 20, 2018

The Wikipedia article of the day for January 20, 2018 is Reg Pollard (general).
Reg Pollard (20 January 1903 – 9 March 1978) was a senior commander in the Australian Army, serving as Chief of the General Staff from 1960 to 1963. He was mentioned in despatches in 1941 after seeing action with the 7th Division in the Middle East. In 1942 he became senior staff officer of the division in New Guinea, and was awarded the Distinguished Service Order for his actions. Pollard's early post-war roles involved recruit training, administration, and planning. In 1953 he took command of the Australian Army Component of the British Commonwealth Forces Korea. In 1957 he was promoted to lieutenant general and took charge of Eastern Command in Sydney. Knighted in 1961, he presided over the Army's reorganisation as Chief of the General Staff, and helped Royal Military College, Duntroon become a degree-granting institution. In 1962, he oversaw deployment of the first team of Australian military advisors to South Vietnam. After retiring from the military in 1963, Pollard became Honorary Colonel of the Royal Australian Regiment; he served as Australian Secretary to Queen Elizabeth II during the Royal Visit in 1970.
Reg Pollard (general)

Trump Passed a Cognitive Exam. What Does That Really Mean?


By GINA KOLATA from NYT Health http://ift.tt/2EWVyLc
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The exam, called the Moca, is widely used in doctor’s offices, but it is not sophisticated enough to diagnose mental decline, experts say.
Trump Passed a Cognitive Exam. What Does That Really Mean? - By GINA KOLATA - at Health - Keyword: Alzheimer's Disease, Tests (Medical), Memory, Elderly - From The New York Times - Published at January 19, 2018 at 07:00AM

Remembering That Moment We All Became a ‘Brand’


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How the internet, the self-help industry and the changing nature of celebrity gave rise to the era of “Me, Inc.” in the 1990s.
Remembering That Moment We All Became a ‘Brand’ - By ALEX WILLIAMS - Category Style - Keyword Computers and the Internet, Social Media - From The New York Times - Published at January 19, 2018 at 07:00AM

NPR News: What Today's Headlines About Famine Get Wrong

What Today's Headlines About Famine Get Wrong
Maybe you've heard that world hunger is at crisis levels — and climate change is largely to blame. A new book argues otherwise.

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NPR News: U.S. Set To Decide In Trade Dispute Threatening Booming Solar Industry

U.S. Set To Decide In Trade Dispute Threatening Booming Solar Industry
President Trump is facing a Jan. 26 deadline to decide whether to impose tariffs on solar imports. While tariffs could help level the playing field for U.S. manfacturers, they could also raise prices.

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Health & Science - January 20, 2018 at 03:17AM - U.S. Set To Decide In Trade Dispute Threatening Booming Solar Industry