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Silverstein Properties And Cantor Fitzgerald Partner With University Place Associates To Develop Life Science Project In Philadelphia Opportunity Zone

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Silverstein Properties, a private real estate developer, owner and property manager based in Manhattan, and Cantor Fitzgerald, a leading global financial services firm and real estate investment company based in Manhattan, are partnering with University Place Associates (UPA), a sustainable commercial development firm based in Philadelphia, to develop, operate and lease 3.0 University Place, a state-of-the-art life sciences-enabled building located in the rapidly growing submarket of University City. 3.0 University Place is located in a Qualified Opportunity Zone as well as Keystone Opportunity Zone.

The 250,000 square foot, eight-story lab and office building is a pre-certified LEED Platinum® v4 BD+C Core and Shell building, also targeting WELL v2 Platinum® certification with a focus on employee safety and wellbeing, maximizing environmental sustainability, and energy efficiency.

“I am very excited to participate in the development of this outstanding project,” said Larry

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‘I’ve never kicked anybody in my life’

Claressa Shields already reigns over boxing with two Olympic gold medals and professional titles in three weight classes.

Her next world to conquer is mixed martial arts.

Shields has signed with the Professional Fighters League in a quest to become the first woman to hold simultaneous titles in both MMA and boxing, she told The Associated Press on Monday. She will make her debut next year, and she hopes to have two or three MMA fights along with two boxing matches during 2021 before she attempts to win the PFL title in 2022.

“I’m not trying to do this for show,” Shields told the AP. “I’m really taking this seriously. I’m not thinking that just because my hands are better than everybody else that I’ll win. I’m really going to strengthen the things that I’m weak at.”

Shields realizes she faces a steep learning curve as she prepares to fight

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Myles Fells’s career at Navy is winding down, but a life of leadership is just starting

Kecia Fells pleaded with her son to not attend the protests last summer. She had watched similar demonstrations across the country and worried about her African American son with so much promise. Myles was about to enter his senior year as a slot back for the Navy football team on track to graduate with a political science degree.



Navy slot back Myles Fells hauls in a pass against Houston on Oct. 24. Fells has run for 139 yards this season and caught three passes for 108 yards and a touchdown this season. (Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post)


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Navy slot back Myles Fells hauls in a pass against Houston on Oct. 24. Fells has run for 139 yards this season and caught three passes for 108 yards and a touchdown this season. (Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post)

The world was already in the midst of a global pandemic and Kecia worried for his health as he left to attend the mass gatherings. Some of them had turned violent as news outlets showed heavy-handed responses from police coast-to-coast. The protests had broken out in the first place

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High blood pressure in your 40s and 50s significantly affects the brain in later life

High blood pressure in your 40s and 50s significantly affects the brain in later life, researchers have found. 

A study based on brain scans from 37,000 people reveals that raised blood pressure in middle age – even at levels that wouldn’t usually require drug treatment – leads to extensive damage to the ‘white matter’ of the brain.

This can lead to dementia, stroke, physical disabilities and depression in later life.

Alarmingly, the Oxford University researchers found even small increases in blood pressure – at levels that would usually not be considered a problem – can make a major difference to the brain.

Blood pressure is expressed as two numbers, systolic – the upper number – and diastolic – the lower one.

Currently people in the UK are considered to have hypertension if blood pressure above 140/90.

The researchers found for every 10-point increase in systolic blood pressure above this level,

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‘The Last American Aristocrat: The Brilliant Life and Improbable Education of Henry Adams,’ by David S. Brown: An Excerpt

But this dichotomy emerged from an older man’s mind; while still a summer child in Quincy, Adams lovingly indulged in the monastic practice of browsing the accumulated clutter of books and bric-à-brac, coin collections and memorials lodged in the Old House’s grandly shabby study. These frail and yellowing artifacts filled the boy with a sense of destiny, connecting family history with the pivotal history of the Atlantic World during the Age of Revolutions. Here is where, in the heart of his youth, Henry saw great men gather, where he helped to organize generations of family papers, and where, on the sun-lit second floor, in the weathered house’s most inviting room, he enjoyed access to the eighteen thousand volumes that lined its hidden walls. This was Henry’s real education, at least in his susceptible adolescence, and one uniquely supplemented by the stories, annals, and archives of his ancestors’ various foreign service

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Charles Darwin notebooks with early ideas on evolution, “Tree of Life” sketch, “stolen” from Cambridge University

London — Two of Charles Darwin‘s notebooks containing his pioneering ideas on evolution and his famous “Tree of Life” sketch are missing, believed stolen, the Cambridge University Library said on Tuesday. The British scientist filled the leather notebooks in 1837 after returning from his voyage on the HMS Beagle. The library said they were worth millions of pounds.

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Charles Darwin’s “Tree of Life” sketch is seen on a page of “Notebook B,” one of the trove of Darwin documents that had been stored in the Cambridge University library until it went missing in 2001.

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In one book, under the simple heading, “I think,” he drew a diagram showing several possibilities for the evolution of a species and later published a more developed illustration in his 1859 book “On the Origin of Species.

The University of Cambridge’s vast library first listed the notebooks as missing in

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Russell Tovey: ‘I was told that my sexuality would hinder my career’ | Life and style

I texted God when I was 18. It cost 30p to message him with your question. I asked if I’d make it as an actor. Yes, came the reply, but you’re more Littlewoods than Hollywood. I have to say that I wasn’t impressed.

I was an eccentric child, obsessed with history. For my eighth birthday I demanded to be taken to a rock and mineral convention. I’m lucky my parents always encouraged my geekiness, but at secondary school I made myself seem stupid to fit in. It took a long time for me to stop apologising for my enthusiasms. I’ve been much happier ever since I did.

Dead Poets Society made me want to be an actor – I was so moved by Robin Williams and the story. It seemed like an honour to create characters that viewers could connect with; to make people who’d never met you feel so

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University of Texas’ Hogg Foundation declares racism a mental health crisis – Entertainment & Life – Austin American-Statesman

The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health at the University of Texas has declared racism a mental health crisis.

In a two-page declaration, signed by more than 160 local, Texas and national organizations, the foundation seeks to bring attention to the effect racism has on mental health and guide the conversation on how to change policies and actions.

“It’s important to name something that exists,” says Dr. Octavio Martinez, the executive director of the Hogg Foundation. “The hope in doing that is it would recognize racism in public health.”

For 80 years, the Hogg Foundation has created education on mental health throughout Texas and funded programs that focus on it.

The declaration is inspired by the events of 2020: a pandemic that disproportionately is affecting people of color, the protests following the killing of George Floyd and the renewed emphasis on the Black Lives Matter movement.

Martinez says he believes that

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Betting on baseball during career ‘the only mistake I’ve ever made in my life’

In an interview with Jim Gray for his Fox News special, “Talking to GOATs with Jim Gray,” former Cincinnati Reds great and Hit King Pete Rose called betting on baseball – which Rose said he now does legally at casinos – was the only mistake he’s ever made, and suggested as he has before that he doesn’t think he’ll be elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame as long as he’s alive.



Pete Rose wearing a red hat: Pete Rose in June 2017.


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Pete Rose in June 2017.

“When I was betting on baseball when I got suspended, I was betting illegally on baseball. I make no more illegal bets in my life. That’s why they have casinos,” Rose told Gray.

“I screwed up,” Rose added. “I should have never (bet on baseball). That’s the only mistake I’ve ever made in my life to be honest with you. And that’s the biggest mistake. I would love to

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PGA WORKS Virtual Career Expo Presented by AIG Life & Retirement to be Held on November 17

PGA REACH announced today that the PGA WORKS Virtual Career Expo presented by AIG Life & Retirement will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 17, from 11 a.m-4 p.m. ET. The event features a series of panel discussions with respected golf and business industry leaders, as PGA WORKS and AIG seek to engage students and emerging talent from diverse backgrounds to cultivate the next generation of leaders. 

The PGA WORKS Virtual Career Expo presented by AIG Life & Retirement will provide valuable professional development resources while educating students on the wide range of opportunities and career paths in golf, along with career and financial planning advice. Sportscaster and PGA WORKS Ambassador Jonathan Coachman will serve as the event’s host. 

The virtual career expo is open to all, including, but not limited to the current student populations at the 107 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs) nationwide; PGA

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