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Best Reads This Week: May 18 to 22

Here’s your window into the news that powered our thoughts at 1776 this week. Catch up on some of the best links from around the web!


Education | Energy | Health | Cities



Are you sick of talking about blended learning and whether or not it’s working? So is EdSurge. Read about what’s beyond. [Keep Reading]


President Barack Obama hosted a meeting with several Israeli cleantech companies this week, via Israel NewTech. [Keep Reading]


The House passed the Medical Cures bill unanimously, which affects those working with insurance companies, the FDA and more—via The Hill. [Keep Reading]


Google announced that some of its self-driving vehicles are hitting the real roads this week. [Keep Reading]

Agriculture and our understanding of food is rapidly changing. Read about how every aspect of food is shaping our future in National Geographic’s special series. [Keep Reading]

What are your thoughts? Anything we missed? What should we read as we head into the weekend? Tweet your suggestions to @1776 using the hashtag #mustreads!