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ScienceBlogs
Throwback Thursday: Pakistan’s First Female Astrophysics Ph.D.“One life is all we have and we live it as we believe in living it. But to sacr
Throwback Thursday: Pakistan’s First Female Astrophysics Ph.D.
ScienceBlogs / Posted yesterday
“One life is all we have and we live it as we believe in living it. But to sacrifice what you are and to live without belief, that is a fate more terrible than dying.” –Joan of Arc In 2012, I had the honor and the privilege to learn about Mariam... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
No EscapeIn the past few years, a curious Internet phenomenon has emerged: the 10-hour v
No Escape
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
In the past few years, a curious Internet phenomenon has emerged: the 10-hour video. Delivered in the spirit of dada or perhaps minimalist composers like Steve Reich, these patience-testing videos typically consist of a weird or utterly banal moment... Read more
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Philly.com
Exploring Paris' alleged 'no-go zones'On a July visit to this capital, where I have spent much time over 30 years and
Exploring Paris' alleged 'no-go zones'
Philly.com / Posted 10 days ago
On a July visit to this capital, where I have spent much time over 30 years and know the neighborhoods, I was determined to have a fresh look. A friend arranged an independent tour of Belleville, in the 20th arrondissement - one of the circled areas... Read more
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New York Magazine
Inside the 3-Way Family Contest to Become the Next Publisher of the TimesFrom left: Sam Dolnick, Arthur Gregg Sulzberger, and David Perpich.Photo: Paint
Inside the 3-Way Family Contest to Become the Next Publisher of the Times
New York Magazine / Posted 12 days ago
From left: Sam Dolnick, Arthur Gregg Sulzberger, and David Perpich.Photo: Paintings by Roberto Parada From left: Sam Dolnick, Arthur Gregg Sulzberger, and David Perpich. The issue of succession is a difficult matter not just for family-run... Read more
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OC Weekly
Kurt Sipolski Writes a Touching Memoir ... and of Getting Screwed Over by Dan HarkeyPhoto courtesy of Kurt SipolskiA judge says Dan Harkey must pay Kurt Sipolski t
Kurt Sipolski Writes a Touching Memoir ... and of Getting Screwed Over by Dan Harkey
OC Weekly / Posted 15 days ago
Photo courtesy of Kurt SipolskiA judge says Dan Harkey must pay Kurt Sipolski thousands. Harkey would rather pay lawyers to avoid doing that, so Sipolski is selling his furniture online to get by.You'll love the photo on the next page from former... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Twain House Offering Nature Poetry WorkshopThe Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford, will offer a work
Twain House Offering Nature Poetry Workshop
Hartford Courant / Posted 16 days ago
The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford, will offer a workshop on writing nature poetry on Saturday, Aug. 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cost is $40, and participants should bring a lunch. Poet and essayist David K. Leff will... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Darien
Author Diana Bletter Discusses Novel At Darien LibraryDARIEN, Conn. — Diana Bletter, author of "A Remarkable Kindness," will speak at
Author Diana Bletter Discusses Novel At Darien Library
The Daily Voice - Darien / Posted 19 days ago
DARIEN, Conn. — Diana Bletter, author of "A Remarkable Kindness," will speak at the Darien Library's Louise Parker Berry Community Room on Thursday, Aug. 20, at 7 p.m. In the seaside village of Peleg, the setting for "A Remarkable Kindess," four... Read more
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Aljazeera
Right-wing nationalism and scapegoating migrantsAccording to British Prime Minister David Cameron, a "swarm of migrants" are di
Right-wing nationalism and scapegoating migrants
Aljazeera / Posted 20 days ago
According to British Prime Minister David Cameron, a "swarm of migrants" are disrupting holidaymakers, after a harrowing journey to cross the Mediterranean and then trying to make it thriugh the Eurotunnel - the last hurdle between them and their new... Read more
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Independent
Is Saint Laurent creative director Hedi Slimane dishonouring the great man's legacy?The house I'm talking about isn't that. It's an actual house, one of those stor
Is Saint Laurent creative director Hedi Slimane dishonouring the great man's legacy?
Independent / Posted 21 days ago
The house I'm talking about isn't that. It's an actual house, one of those storied, stuccoed mansions the French call hôtels particuliers. The building is to house Yves Saint Laurent haute couture, revived 13 years after the retirement of its... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russia Is Feeling Under Attack From the WestDespite the current tension, the U.S. and Russia remain close. There is coopera
Russia Is Feeling Under Attack From the West
The Moscow Times / Posted 25 days ago
Despite the current tension, the U.S. and Russia remain close. There is cooperation in space, not least the International Space Station. The U.S. regularly hires Russian rockets to launch its crews to the station and to launch satellites. Russia... Read more

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