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2014/10/29 21:12
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AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal/John LocherBettors are always looking for an advantage, and touts can seem like an easy path to one. "Those who can, do: those who can't, teach." -- George Bernard...
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2014/10/29 13:57
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George Bernard Shaw is perhaps most renowned as a free thinker and liberal philosopher. In his last writings we read, "The science to which I pinned my faith is bankrupt. Its counsels, which should...
2014/10/27 01:36
2014/10/27 01:36
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Active Seniors Program-Yoga stretch and Strength with Kathy Carey: 9 a.m. Pine Hill Community Center, 287 Main St., Pine Hill. This is a gentle program intended to increase flexibility, balance and...
2014/10/25 17:45
2014/10/25 17:45
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Jim Brock: Should government legalize gay marriage? By Jim Brock, More Content Now Posted Oct. 24, 2014 @ 11:43 am Should same-sex marriage be legal in all 50 states?No, because we don't need the...
2014/10/24 14:04
2014/10/24 14:04
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After a five-hour silence, the French novelist Patrick Modiano wondered aloud why he had won the Nobel Prize in Literature. This was not self-disparagement, of course, or an attempt to assume a modest...
2014/10/22 23:43
2014/10/22 23:43
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Published at 07:40, Wednesday, 24 April 2013 ACOMB (7 seats): Charles Enderby; Sybil Gill; Jane Wright (Lab). ALLENDALE (13 seats): Christopher Douglas Bacon; Yvonne Valerie Conchie; David Crellin;...
2014/10/21 23:19
2014/10/21 23:19
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Why are we so taken with the idea of machines that can think like we can? Perhaps, one futurist suggests, this fascination is rooted not in scientific curiosity but in sexual urges, even romantic...
2014/10/21 13:38
2014/10/21 13:38
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It's a tiny piece in a much larger jigsaw puzzle. No famous poets or presidents are buried there. No admirals or generals. Instead Section 60 in Arlington National Cemetery, just across the Potomac...
2014/10/19 22:18
2014/10/19 22:18
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George Bernard Shaw famously said: England and America are two countries separated by the same language. But we need to hesitate when jumping to this old chestnut. The more we learn about the way...
2014/10/19 05:31
2014/10/19 05:31
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He was known as the “man of 1,000 voices, able to impersonate Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill and dozens of others. Longtime radio star Dwight Weist Jr. was a Central High graduate who never...
2014/10/18 18:17
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We haven't got the money, so we've got to think! – Ernest Rutherford (1871–1937), British pioneer nuclear physicist Firstly, gradualness. About this most important condition of fruitful scientific...
2014/10/17 14:59
2014/10/17 14:59
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Bangalore has in the last three years come of age from a gastronomic point of view. Here are some interesting international food trends Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw said: “There is no love...
2014/10/16 14:42
2014/10/16 14:42
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Tell Me When My Light Turns Green (1980) Kevin Rowland (vocals) One of the very few old songs we play now. This was a Dexys song before Dexys even existed. I was in this punk band called the...
2014/10/15 16:04
2014/10/15 16:04
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From the very beginning, and the Columbus Crew were there at the very beginning, the badge the players wore on their uniforms appeared exceedingly odd. Three guys in hard hats? What has that to do...
2014/10/14 13:17
2014/10/14 13:17
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Entrepreneurial life creates the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. It is a journey of never ending emotions. The true leaders emerge when times are tough, gut-wrenching decisions are called for...
2014/10/12 23:20
2014/10/12 23:20
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When exactly did vacuous ignorance become a boast in politics? In a speech to the visionary Canada 2020 conference last week, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne told her oh-so-smart and forward-looking...
2014/10/12 18:48
2014/10/12 18:48
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In 1964, Pablo Picasso was asked by an interviewer about the new electronic calculating machines, soon to become known as computers. He replied, “But they are useless. They can only give you...
2014/10/12 13:46
2014/10/12 13:46
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Playwright Cathy Petocz. When I first decided to profile a local playwright for our entertainment section, I had visions of the stereotypical playwright of decades past – a dramatic, high-functioning...
2014/10/12 10:09
2014/10/12 10:09
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Another favourite Churchill line, said to a civil servant who objected to the use of prepositions at the end of sentences, was: "This is the kind of English up with which I will not put." Again, the...
2014/10/12 02:25
2014/10/12 02:25
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When Hal Holbrook first portrayed Mark Twain in his one-man show in 1954, it was 10 years before the enactment of the Civil Rights Act. The show featured Twain's biting racial commentary from...
2014/10/29 21:12
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