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The $100 Million Uber Settlement: Will the On Demand Economy Change the Nature …
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I would have been comfortable betting you lunch that if you asked ten independent contractors who were doing contract work by choice what they valued the most, they'd say "freedom. … He was a person you hired because he had mastered his craft. A …

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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Yuba City freshman Craft already making huge impact for …
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In three games last week, Craft contributed both in the circle and at the plate. She pitched a complete game, allowing three runs on six hits while striking out six and walking two. Craft added a 2-for-4 day at the plate with two doubles and four RBIs …

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London Craft Week: meet Emmet Smith, master engraver at Rebus signet rings
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Emmet Smith began working in RH Wilkins engravers, a company he eventually bought, and set up Rebus as part of Wilkins to hone in on signet engraving and has since won 23 Goldsmiths Craft Council competition awards with the Rebus team. london craft …

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The Met's New Tech Exhibit Is Really About Craft
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More surprising: It's actually the work of both hand and machine; Karl Lagerfeld hand-drew the design, which was then transferred to a computer. "Manus x Machina" has been incorrectly reported on in some quarters as an exploration of technology versus …

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Martian water blasts away sand, may craft features as it boils
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At Martian pressures, pure water could boil at temperatures reached in the daytime and freeze at night, while salts could keep it liquid at the prevalent temperatures. The team behind the new work decided it could get some sense of what might be going …

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High concept, high craft: Fiona Hall's must-see exhibition opens in Canberra
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Glass cabinets form an inside square in the room, filled with evidence of Hall's multi-varied craftsmanship: sculptures, weave-work, paintings and various collections of readymade objects which she has tinkered with in other ways. Viewers bend over …

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Military compounds transform into creative space
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Today, mission accomplished, his efforts focus more on his own work, for furniture, sculpture and home accessories that marry art, craft, function and form in such success that his work has been exhibited at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art …

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Local volunteers craft bears to comfort children in hospital
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The end result of the work by the ladies group at East Bristol Church of Christ are these bears. They are delivered to the Bristol Regional Medical Center Emergency Room for children. The ladies have been hand making the bears since 2004 and have …

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Meet the man who works on the tiniest trains in the world
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An HO gauge train car is about the size of a pop can and a large layout can be as big as half a basketball court, while Williams' four layouts drew a crowd even though his show space was the size of your desk at work. He carries his T and Z gauge …

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Soap maker finds small-business success
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This week's Monday Q&A features Rachel Kocak, owner of Prairie Jayne Soap and one of the almost 70 makers whose work will be for sale Friday at the Sioux Falls Made Market, which runs from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Cherapa Place downtown. Question: Tell …

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Senate on pace for lightest work schedule in 60 years
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Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has worked painstakingly to craft an identity that's distinct from the raucous presidential contest — one built on stability and passage of legislation the Democrats couldn't get through when they controlled the Senate.

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Lawmakers look to loosen regulations on craft breweries, distilleries
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We don't want to stifle the craft beer industry.” Ohio's 12 percent limit on alcohol in beer was set in 2002, when craft breweries were far rarer. Today, roughly 2,500 Ohioans work at about 190 craft breweries, more than triple the number just since 2012.

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French Bulldog restaurant puts everything up for sale Sunday
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"We both went to gross high school here, so we did a lot of volunteer work back in the day with them." The old Bulldog will be reopening in a month as a craft brewery called Cask Republic. The new owners are stunned and happy by the turnout.

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Fast Lap Virginia, other tenants coming to overhauled Denbigh shopping center
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Arlington said the Denbigh location would cater to the area's NASCAR and racing fans — a measure Gold said would work well given the area's proximity to Langley Speedway in Hampton and the Richmond International Raceway. "This is NASCAR country," Gold …

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'System of Ghosts': Award-winning poet blends past, present
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Both snow and time, the poem argues, acquire great weight as they accumulate. “System of Ghosts” is filled with similarly engaging poems. Tigue knows just how to bring her disparate sources and notions — and the ghosts of the past — together to craft …

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Step Into The Surreal World Of Artist-Designer Hubert Le Gall And You'll Feel …
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Never working with established furniture manufacturers, he eschews mass production intrinsic to the design industry, instead favoring making objects in extremely small series of eight or 25 – echoing the craftwork of yesteryear when artisans made one …

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Lewis Hamilton sabotage talk is work of 'lunatics' after Russian GP failure …
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His drive was a gutsy and determined one, avoiding the Daniil Kvyat-induced chaos of the first corner to move himself into contention having started in the midfield (again, due to mechanical problems in qualifying). He was fifth after one lap. Then his …

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Christopher Jackson Plays Presidential in Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'Hamilton'
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"To see his [Miranda's] growth and his maturation as a writer, you know, from sort of this obscure kid with this great idea — and being able to inject so much heart and feeling into the work that he was doing — to just the force of intelligence and …

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The science behind SpaceX's ambitious plan to land a spacecraft on Mars
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Mars's gravity is more than twice as strong as the Moon's, so a landing craft needs a lot more help decelerating than the Apollo lunar missions did. But Mars's atmosphere is … “People were saying, 'it's not going to work,'” San Martin says. But …

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The Secret Of His Great Strength: Ai Weiwei At Idomeni
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An iconic moment of film history: Travis Bickle, preparing for his assassination attempt, shaves off his own hair to craft a mohawk in Taxi Driver. As Full Metal … in hospital. In The English Patient, Hana cuts her hair as she begins working as an …

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'Creating something beautiful:' Savannah beaders praise therapeutic craft
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She broke a glass bead recently while working on the inside corner of a beaded box. But otherwise, it's peaceful. “At home, by yourself, it's very therapeutic,” Wilson says. Locals may have a better chance seeing the work of her fellow beaders. One of …

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Historic Charleston Foundation honors Charleston's hidden preservationists
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Condon works with Brian O'Neil at Historic Woodworks in a small warehouse off upper Meeting Street. There, the pair craft window frames and sashes, handrails, doors, mantels, moldings, shutters, columns, spindles and cabinets. “The variety keeps the …

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Rustic scenes, sports teams used in restaurant's colorful decor
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The restaurant owner had ideas for pieces he wanted to hang on the walls, but the artisans offered so many design choices, he became overwhelmed. "It's amazing to see how many different themes you could choose from. They even asked if I wanted them to …

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