MLB playoffs: Cubs, Brewers bullpens set up differently following dramatic NL Central tiebreaker

  1. MLB playoffs: Cubs, Brewers bullpens set up differently following dramatic NL Central tiebreaker  CBSSports.com
  2. Brewers Claim NL Central With Win Over Cubs in Game No. 163  New York Times
  3. It’s dumb that MLB Wild Card teams can’t have home-field advantage in the LCS  For The Win
  4. The Latest: Plenty of empty seats at Dodger Stadium  USA TODAY
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Training in musical improvisation may teach your brain to think differently

Skilled improvisers were better than musicians with limited improvisational experience at distinguishing between chords that can be used interchangeably in a piece of music and those that cannot, a new study finds. The results suggest that musical improvisation, like so many other skills, improves with practice as the brain learns to categorize musical structures in a new way.
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Bill Clinton: 'I wouldn't' handle Lewinsky scandal any differently today

  1. Bill Clinton: ‘I wouldn’t’ handle Lewinsky scandal any differently today  Washington Post
  2. Bill Clinton says he doesn’t owe Monica Lewinsky an apology  CNN
  3. Bill Clinton defends his behavior amid #MeToo movement  Politico
  4. Bill Clinton and James Patterson co-author a political beach read  CBS News
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Shifting views on marijuana highlight just how differently people of color are impacted by drug laws

  1. Shifting views on marijuana highlight just how differently people of color are impacted by drug laws  Washington Post
  2. Senate’s top Democrat seeks to tear down barriers to legal pot  Reuters
  3. Democratic leader announces new acceptance of marijuana  ABC News
  4. VICE News on Twitter: “BREAKING: Senator Chuck Schumer (@SenSchumer) changes position and says he will …  Twitter
  5. On 4/20, Chuck Schumer To Introduce Bill To Decriminalize Marijuana  NPR
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Neurons derived from super-obese people respond differently to appetite hormones

Scientists have successfully generated hypothalamic-like neurons from human induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSCs) taken from the blood and skin cells of super-obese individuals and people with a normal body weight. The researchers found that the brain cells derived from the super obese were more likely to dysregulate hormones related to feeding behavior and hunger, as well as obesity-related genes and metabolic pathways.
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