Headlines: Oscar-ternatives, Peace Corps, Christchurch

Just a few of the headlines that caught our attention this week.

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Oscar statue detail (photo by Dave_B_ via Flickr / Creative Commons)

Forget The Social Network and The King’s Speech…

Happy 50th anniversary, Peace Corps

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