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Behind Michelle Obama's big night, a writer from Wayland - The Boston Globe

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Behind Michelle Obama's big night, a writer from Wayland
The Boston Globe
Twenty-five years ago, the Wayland native behind Michelle Obama's emotional Monday night speech at the Democratic National Convention was an eighth grader visiting Washington with her Claypit Hill elementary school classmates. The White House tour ...
8 writing lessons from Michelle Obama's DNC speechPoynter (blog)
In tight Obama-Clinton alliance, the merging of two political machinesWashington Post

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SC Democrats nominate Hillary Clinton for president, live from Philadelphia - Charleston Post Courier

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Charleston Post Courier

SC Democrats nominate Hillary Clinton for president, live from Philadelphia
Charleston Post Courier
But even if it doesn't happen in this election cycle, Harrison said it is crucial that South Carolina Democrats don't give up or grow passive. If nothing else, the state's “First in the South” primary status depends on it. “Let me tell you: Georgia and ...
Michelle Obama, Warren, Sanders close out restive first day of DNCPolitico
What's Next For Bernie Sanders' Biggest FansRefinery29
The Democratic Ticket: Clinton and KaineWKRG

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8 writing lessons from Michelle Obama's DNC speech - Poynter (blog)

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Poynter (blog)

8 writing lessons from Michelle Obama's DNC speech
Poynter (blog)
Two powerful sentences follow, one which ends with a great passive construction, "a house that was built by slaves"; the next placing the wonderfully familiar (girls playing with dogs) up against the symbolically majestic (the White House lawn).

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Habitat For Humanity Deep Energy Retrofit, Part 1: Principles, Budget & Priorities - CleanTechnica

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CleanTechnica

Habitat For Humanity Deep Energy Retrofit, Part 1: Principles, Budget & Priorities
CleanTechnica
Here at Energy Smart, we really like a challenge. A deep energy retrofit on a Habitat for Humanity retrofit project? Aiming for the toughest leakage target in the world (Passive House)? Now we're talking. IMG_8483 This is the first in a series of ...

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Passivhaus in AONB refused as unsustainable development - PlanningResource (subscription)

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 07/26/2016 - 23:14

Passivhaus in AONB refused as unsustainable development
PlanningResource (subscription)
The inspector considered the main issue was whether the proposed two storey Passivhaus represented sustainable development. He noted that the proposal was to a high standard of construction, operation and use of energy, which all represented benefits, ...

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In tight Obama-Clinton alliance, the merging of two political machines - Washington Post

Google News Passive House - Tue, 07/26/2016 - 21:45

Washington Post

In tight Obama-Clinton alliance, the merging of two political machines
Washington Post
But as the current campaign has unfolded, the rivalry-turned-alliance has entered a new stage: one in which Obama and his aides are prepared to work doggedly to land Clinton in the White House, which they see as an opportunity to preserve their own ...

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Help! My Husband Never Initiates Sex Anymore. - Slate Magazine

Google News Passive House - Tue, 07/26/2016 - 19:13

Slate Magazine

Help! My Husband Never Initiates Sex Anymore.
Slate Magazine
Some people could live quite happily with a partner who responded favorably to sexual overtures, was reasonably attentive, and took direction well; others might be miserable with a sex partner's suddenly transitioning from active to passive. Go to a ...

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Holzbauweise mit Passivhaus-Standard - Bayerische Staatszeitung

Google News Passiv Haus - Tue, 07/26/2016 - 15:30

Bayerische Staatszeitung

Holzbauweise mit Passivhaus-Standard
Bayerische Staatszeitung
Schon das Gebäude selbst ist als Musterbeispiel für Nachhaltigkeit geplant: Es wird in Holzbauweise mit Passivhaus-Standard errichtet und soll den Besuchern die Möglichkeiten beim Einsatz Erneuerbarer Energien vor Augen führen. Die Gesamtkosten von ...
Erneuerbare Energien & Co.: In Straubing entsteht neues ...Bayerischer Rundfunk
Baubeginn für ein bundesweites Biomasse-Infozentrumtop agrar online

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Pianist lucked into magic secret for playing traditional jazz in Vegas - Las Vegas Review-Journal

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Las Vegas Review-Journal

Pianist lucked into magic secret for playing traditional jazz in Vegas
Las Vegas Review-Journal
If you want to understand it, you have to listen to it and educate yourself a little bit as opposed to it being just a passive thing. RJ: At some point you can get a real specific ... We had two player pianos in the house. My dad had our basement all ...

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First-person-view drone flying is the closest thing to being a bird - Engadget

Google News Passive House - Tue, 07/26/2016 - 00:26

Engadget

First-person-view drone flying is the closest thing to being a bird
Engadget
This passive viewing is enjoyable, but nowhere near as fun as when you're at the helm. ... It took a few weeks before I was good enough at flying that I could sit in my front room darting around the house until the battery gave out (it lasts about six ...

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She Loves Bernie Sanders So Much She Tattooed His Face On Her Arm - Refinery29

Google News Passive House - Mon, 07/25/2016 - 23:44

Refinery29

She Loves Bernie Sanders So Much She Tattooed His Face On Her Arm
Refinery29
Owens-Reid was one of millions of young voters energized and inspired by the Vermont senator's campaign for the White House this spring. Now, heading into the general election, Sanders supporters are facing two key questions: Where does the movement ...

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Wasserman Schultz out at DNC - Politico

Google News Passive House - Mon, 07/25/2016 - 21:01

Wasserman Schultz out at DNC
Politico
REPUBLICAN RUNOFF — “Georgia becomes latest House GOP primary battleground,” by Campaign Pro's Elena Schneider: “Local and national Republicans are lining up along well-worn party fault lines in the primary runoff for a rural patch of central Georgia ...

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'Preacher' 1×09 Recap: Hell on Earth - Observer

Google News Passive House - Mon, 07/25/2016 - 20:39

Observer

'Preacher' 1×09 Recap: Hell on Earth
Observer
(Seriously, within minutes of learning that the dead can rise again and walk the earth to drink the blood of the living, she's passive-aggressively sniping with Tulip about her love life.) Yet of all people, she alone somehow proves willing to ...

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Salt Lake's 'passive' house a model of innovative design, materials - KSL.com

Google News Passive House - Mon, 07/25/2016 - 09:35

Salt Lake's 'passive' house a model of innovative design, materials
KSL.com
SALT LAKE CITY — For a so-called "passive" house, it's a model of forward thinking. Salt Lake officials cut the ribbon on a Poplar Grove house Thursday that employs design and materials innovations that render it energy-efficient and quiet, yet ...

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Tour teaches urban homesteading basics - Loveland Reporter-Herald

Google News Passive House - Mon, 07/25/2016 - 09:20

Tour teaches urban homesteading basics
Loveland Reporter-Herald
The homesteaders will share how they incorporate those practices into their daily lives, such as using season extension techniques, operating a passive solar greenhouse, composting and incorporating re-purposed garden structures. "All of these ... The ...

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The Democratic Ticket: Clinton and Kaine - CBS News

Google News Passive House - Mon, 07/25/2016 - 07:11

CBS News

The Democratic Ticket: Clinton and Kaine
CBS News
Scott Pelley: Senator, you're gonna be vice president in a White House with two presidents. Tim Kaine: I mean it's ..... Most of the wealth increase, the increase in income, both active and passive, has gone to the very top of the income scale. So I'm ...
Clinton's new VP pick could be point man on gunsWMUR Manchester

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Jerusalem Sabbath highlight of 2016 Israel tour - WND.com

Google News Passive House - Mon, 07/25/2016 - 03:45

Jerusalem Sabbath highlight of 2016 Israel tour
WND.com
There's nothing like experiencing a sacred time at the most sacred location on Earth. And because of luck – or perhaps because it was meant to be – guests on this year's WND Israel Tour will have the unique experience of witnessing the Sabbath in ...

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Skip the AC; here's how to keep yourself – and the planet – cool - Press Herald

Google News Passive House - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 19:57

Skip the AC; here's how to keep yourself – and the planet – cool
Press Herald
Fewer houses in Maine have these features so we're left to improvise. My family's home has a south-facing overhang that shelters some windows, but for others we've devised an implausible but effective system involving bubble wrap. On the hottest days ...

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When drones fly - Anniston Star

Google News Passive House - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 15:21

Anniston Star

When drones fly
Anniston Star
The current White House's use of drones wasn't discussed at last week's Republican convention, where Obama and Clinton were described as weak, passive and completely incapable of destroying violent jihadists. Discussing how one has and the other will ...

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Salt Lake's 'passive' house a model of innovative design, materials - KSL.com

Google News Passive House - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 07:56

Salt Lake's 'passive' house a model of innovative design, materials
KSL.com
SALT LAKE CITY — For a so-called "passive" house, it's a model of forward thinking. Salt Lake officials cut the ribbon on a Poplar Grove house Thursday that employs design and materials innovations that render it energy-efficient and quiet, yet ...

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