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Malala: Better Off Without A Nobel? Malala: Better Off Without A Nobel?

When Malala Yousafzai was passed over for a Nobel Prize, an ABCNews story noted Irish betting magnate Paddy Power’s odds for her as an 8/15 favorite mere days before the prize would go to the Organization for the Prohibition of …

Nobel Prize Committee Turned to Twitter When They Couldn’t Reach Peace Prize Winner by Phone Nobel Prize Committee Turned to Twitter When They Couldn’t Reach Peace Prize Winner by Phone

This morning, the Nobel Prize Committee awarded the 2013 Peace Prize to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, a watchdog group tasked with eliminating chemical weapons stockpiles. But it appears they had a hard time contacting the OPCW …

Thomas Sudhof Wins Nobel Prize, “Are You Serious?” Thomas Sudhof Wins Nobel Prize, “Are You Serious?”

When the Nobel Prize press officer calls Dr. Thomas C. Südhof to inform him that he and his colleagues have won the Nobel Prize in Medicine, Südhof, who was, “driving in the middle of Spain somewhere,” responds with great disbelief …

Seamus Heaney Death Mourned Across the World Seamus Heaney Death Mourned Across the World
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Let us take a break from Miley and the Twerking and remember that life has more to offer than endless garbage. The beloved poet and Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney died yesterday at the age of 74, in Dublin. The literary …

A Nobel Peace Prize for Twitter?
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I have been covering Internet business and webmaster news for nearly 10 years now. If I have learned anything over the course of the past decade it is that you just never know what you can expect to see in Internet news every day.  Most recent case in point, Twitter’s consideration for a Nobel Peace prize.