Best Of FORBES: Best In Drug Research, LeBron Should Return To Cleveland

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Best Of FORBES: Best In Drug Research, LeBron Should Return To Cleveland

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“Speculation has been hovering for awhile that LeBron, who can be a free agent after this season or next (depending on whether he exercises an early termination option), could conceivably head back to his hometown and to his original club that he spurned in 2010 with his public decision to head to Miami” — Tom Van Riper. Read Why LeBron James Should Return To The Cleveland Cavaliers

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“Last night in Alexandria, Virginia, the National Inventors Hall of Fame added 15 new names to its pantheon of the modern era’s greatest inventors. The five living inventors inducted were all present for the ceremony. They included Charles Hull, the father of 3D printing, and Ashok Gadgil, whose simple, inexpensive water purification technology has brought better health to millions in the developing world” — Frederick E. Allen. Read Inventors of 3D Printing, the Modern Athletic Shoe, and More Inducted Into the National Inventors Hall of Fame

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