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We, Robot: AU Prof. Despina Kakoudaki Available for Comment

Robots and androids hold a powerful sway on our cultural imagination. Countless science fiction books and films have depicted artificial intelligence. Why do we find artificial people fascinating?

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Black Superheroes in Early Comics: Exploring Stereotypes Through Documentary by Georgia State Expert at Comic-Con 2014

A fascinating documentary by a Georgia State University professor explores stereotypes of black superheroes in early comic books, to be screened at 7:40 p.m. Friday, July 25 at Comic-Con 2014.

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#TexasTech Pop Culture Expert Says #JamesGarner Was Among Last of Old School TV Stars

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"Unless Gaza Decides to Play for Cleveland Cavs Most Americans Won’t Pay Attention to the Conflict" – Villanova Prof Avail. For Comment on Israel/Palestine Crisis

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Beer with a Scientist Tackles Aging – and Why No ‘Cure’ for It Has Been Found

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A program to make learning about science as accessible as having a beer with friends examines the "incurable" condition of aging July 16 at a Louisville brewpub.

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Research Reveals Hispanics Leaders in Fashion

Arlesa Shephad, who teaches in the Fashion and Textile Technology Department at SUNY Buffalo State, conducted research of 450 young people in South Texas to gauge shopping behavior and the priority of fashion. Findings indicate Hispanics consumers are generally fashion conscious and spend a greater portion of their income on clothes than other races.

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Washington Redskins Controversy Reignites Call for Native American Treaty Reform

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Economic Effects of the World Cup May Result in Losses, Say Researchers

The World Cup has an economic effect on countries, according to an analysis of 50 years of nations' economic data compared with their Cup success over the same time period.

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Culinary Historian Says Americans Have Long Celebrated Fourth of July with Food

Food and the Fourth of July have long been an American tradition, according to Jane Marshall, a culinary historian and food writing instructor at Kansas State University.

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Seth Rogen comedy good thing for North Koreans, Says Texas A&M Prof.

Movies and television shows are often blamed for exacerbating society’s evils, but in the case of North Korea, programming that depicts life outside the oppressive regime is a good thing for the North Korean people and Kim Jong-un knows it, said Andrew Natsios, a Texas A&M University professor.

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