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examiner.com
A ritzy splurge once popular with Houstonians is about to reopenOn a recent balmy afternoon, very appropriately at Tony’s among the swirl of th
A ritzy splurge once popular with Houstonians is about to reopen
examiner.com / Posted 5 days ago
On a recent balmy afternoon, very appropriately at Tony’s among the swirl of the ladies who conspicuously lunch, Christian Boyens, the general manager of the Ritz in Paris and its communications director, Anne Benichou, were in town for just a day to... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Love actuallyIt’s Valentine’s Day next week and many singles I know are frantically looking
Love actually
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
It’s Valentine’s Day next week and many singles I know are frantically looking for a partner they can display on D-Day. Some of them ask me what gifts would turn on their potential lovers. Junk chocolates and roses, I tell them, and give a book. I... Read more
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The Chronicle
The invisible identityI am an American, Ashkenazi Jew. This identity is fairly common here at Duke, y
The invisible identity
The Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
I am an American, Ashkenazi Jew. This identity is fairly common here at Duke, yet utterly underdeveloped in campus conversation. One of my favorite quotes is by the French novelist Marcel Proust, who wrote, "The real voyage of discovery consists not... Read more
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PhysOrg
The world's greatest literature reveals multifractals and cascades of consciousnessMultifractal analysis of "Finnegan's Wake" by James Joyce. The ideal shape of t
The world's greatest literature reveals multifractals and cascades of consciousness
PhysOrg / Posted 16 days ago
Multifractal analysis of "Finnegan's Wake" by James Joyce. The ideal shape of the graph is virtually indistinguishable from the results for purely mathematical multifractals. The horizontal axis represents degree of singularity, and the vertical axis... Read more
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Science Daily
The world's greatest literature reveals multifractals and cascades of consciousnessAs far as many bookworms are concerned, advanced equations and graphs are the l
The world's greatest literature reveals multifractals and cascades of consciousness
Science Daily / Posted 20 days ago
As far as many bookworms are concerned, advanced equations and graphs are the last things which would hold their interest, but there's no escape from the math. Physicists from the Institute of Nuclear Physics of the Polish Academy of Sciences (IFJ... Read more
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thebee
Huge Blaze At Hotel Where Diana Spent Last NightDozens of firefighters have battled a huge blaze at the luxury Paris hotel wher
Huge Blaze At Hotel Where Diana Spent Last Night
thebee / Posted 23 days ago
Dozens of firefighters have battled a huge blaze at the luxury Paris hotel where Princess Diana spent her last night before she was killed in a car crash. Flames ripped through the top floor of the Ritz Paris, threatening work carried out as part of... Read more
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Perth Now
Fire hits Paris Ritz weeks before relaunch Flames have ripped through the top floor of the luxury Ritz Paris hotel, as a
Fire hits Paris Ritz weeks before relaunch
Perth Now / Posted 23 days ago
Flames have ripped through the top floor of the luxury Ritz Paris hotel, as around 60 firefighters battled to put out a fire which threatened the work of a 3-1/2 year restoration program just weeks ahead of... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Fire hits Paris Ritz weeks before relaunch Flames have ripped through the top floor of the luxury Ritz Paris hotel, as a
Fire hits Paris Ritz weeks before relaunch
Adelaide Now / Posted 23 days ago
Flames have ripped through the top floor of the luxury Ritz Paris hotel, as around 60 firefighters battled to put out a fire which threatened the work of a 3-1/2 year restoration program just weeks ahead of... Read more
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Weekly Times
Fire hits Paris Ritz weeks before relaunchFLAMES have ripped through the top floor of the luxury Ritz Paris hotel, as aro
Fire hits Paris Ritz weeks before relaunch
Weekly Times / Posted 23 days ago
FLAMES have ripped through the top floor of the luxury Ritz Paris hotel, as around 60 firefighters battled to put out a fire which threatened the work of a 3-1/2 year restoration program just weeks ahead of a planned reopening. ABOUT 150 workers... Read more
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Herald Sun
Fire hits Paris Ritz weeks before relaunch Flames have ripped through the top floor of the luxury Ritz Paris hotel, as a
Fire hits Paris Ritz weeks before relaunch
Herald Sun / Posted 23 days ago
Flames have ripped through the top floor of the luxury Ritz Paris hotel, as around 60 firefighters battled to put out a fire which threatened the work of a 3-1/2 year restoration program just weeks ahead of... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Fire hits Paris Ritz weeks before relaunch Flames have ripped through the top floor of the luxury Ritz Paris hotel, as a
Fire hits Paris Ritz weeks before relaunch
The Courier Mail / Posted 23 days ago
Flames have ripped through the top floor of the luxury Ritz Paris hotel, as around 60 firefighters battled to put out a fire which threatened the work of a 3-1/2 year restoration program just weeks ahead of... Read more
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News.com.au
Fire hits Paris Ritz weeks before relaunch Flames have ripped through the top floor of the luxury Ritz Paris hotel, as a
Fire hits Paris Ritz weeks before relaunch
News.com.au / Posted 23 days ago
Flames have ripped through the top floor of the luxury Ritz Paris hotel, as around 60 firefighters battled to put out a fire which threatened the work of a 3-1/2 year restoration program just weeks ahead of... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Fire hits Paris Ritz weeks before relaunchFlames have ripped through the top floor of the luxury Ritz Paris hotel, as aro
Fire hits Paris Ritz weeks before relaunch
Sky News Australia / Posted 23 days ago
Flames have ripped through the top floor of the luxury Ritz Paris hotel, as around 60 firefighters battled to put out a fire which threatened the work of a 3-1/2 year restoration program just weeks ahead of a planned reopening. About 150 workers... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Fire hits renovated Paris Ritz weeks before reopeningPARIS: Flames ripped through the top floor of the luxury Ritz Paris hotel on Tu
Fire hits renovated Paris Ritz weeks before reopening
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 days ago
PARIS: Flames ripped through the top floor of the luxury Ritz Paris hotel on Tuesday, as around 60 firefighters battled to put out a fire which threatened the work of a 3-1/2 year restoration programme just weeks ahead of a planned re-opening. Some... Read more
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Canberra Times
Fire at Ritz hotel in ParisA French firefighter tackles the blaze on the top floor of the Ritz Paris hotel
Fire at Ritz hotel in Paris
Canberra Times / Posted 23 days ago
A French firefighter tackles the blaze on the top floor of the Ritz Paris hotel. Photo: AP Paris: Flames ripped through the top floor of the luxury Ritz Paris hotel on Tuesday, as around 60 firefighters battled to put out a fire which threatened... Read more
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Reuters
Fire hits renovated Paris Ritz weeks before reopeningFrench firefighters work to tackle a fire on the roof of the luxury Ritz Paris
Fire hits renovated Paris Ritz weeks before reopening
Reuters / Posted 23 days ago
French firefighters work to tackle a fire on the roof of the luxury Ritz Paris hotel at the Place Vendome, central Paris, January 19, 2016. PARIS Flames ripped through the top floor of the luxury Ritz Paris hotel on Tuesday, as around 60... Read more
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express
Fire hits Ritz hotel where Princess Diana spent last hoursBREAKING: A FIRE is raging at Paris' Ritz Carlton - the hotel where Princess
Fire hits Ritz hotel where Princess Diana spent last hours
express / Posted 23 days ago
BREAKING: A FIRE is raging at Paris' Ritz Carlton - the hotel where Princess Diana spent her final hours. Flames engulfed the top floor of the hotel in Paris The blaze began in the early... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Fire at Ritz hotel in ParisA French firefighter tackles the blaze on the top floor of the Ritz Paris hotel
Fire at Ritz hotel in Paris
Brisbane Times / Posted 23 days ago
A French firefighter tackles the blaze on the top floor of the Ritz Paris hotel. Photo: AP Paris: Around 60 firemen are fighting a fire in the roof of the luxury Ritz Paris hotel in Place Vendome, central Paris, officials say. A spokesman for the... Read more
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The Age
Fire at Ritz hotel in ParisA French firefighter tackles the blaze on the top floor of the Ritz Paris hotel
Fire at Ritz hotel in Paris
The Age / Posted 23 days ago
A French firefighter tackles the blaze on the top floor of the Ritz Paris hotel. Photo: AP Paris: Around 60 firemen are fighting a fire in the roof of the luxury Ritz Paris hotel in Place Vendome, central Paris, officials say. A spokesman for the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Fire at Ritz hotel in ParisA French firefighter tackles the blaze on the top floor of the Ritz Paris hotel
Fire at Ritz hotel in Paris
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 23 days ago
A French firefighter tackles the blaze on the top floor of the Ritz Paris hotel. Photo: AP Paris: Around 60 firemen are fighting a fire in the roof of the luxury Ritz Paris hotel in Place Vendome, central Paris, officials say. A spokesman for the... Read more
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WA Today
Fire at Ritz hotel in ParisA French firefighter tackles the blaze on the top floor of the Ritz Paris hotel
Fire at Ritz hotel in Paris
WA Today / Posted 23 days ago
A French firefighter tackles the blaze on the top floor of the Ritz Paris hotel. Photo: AP Paris: Around 60 firemen are fighting a fire in the roof of the luxury Ritz Paris hotel in Place Vendome, central Paris, officials say. A spokesman for the... Read more
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Evening Standard
Fire breaks out at Ritz hotel in ParisA fire has broken out at the Ritz hotel in Paris just months before major refur
Fire breaks out at Ritz hotel in Paris
Evening Standard / Posted 24 days ago
A fire has broken out at the Ritz hotel in Paris just months before major refurbishment was due to finish. The blaze started this morning, engulfing the top floor of the historic building on the Place Vendome, famous as the place where Princess... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Jane, Lady AbdyThere are two kinds of art dealers: those who supply the market with what it wa
Jane, Lady Abdy
Daily Telegraph / Posted 30 days ago
There are two kinds of art dealers: those who supply the market with what it wants and those who create a market for the things they personally love. Understanding that there was more to art than the Bond Street establishment realised, Jane Abdy... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Peculiar Radiance of Henry James’s MemoirsIn the memoirs, years disappear unremarked, but one good day at P. T. Barnum’s
The Peculiar Radiance of Henry James’s Memoirs
The New Yorker / Posted a month ago
In the memoirs, years disappear unremarked, but one good day at P. T. Barnum’s American Museum can take up pages.Credit Illustration by John Gall Stephen Potter, the English satirist and the inventor of “Lifemanship,” pointed out once that the... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Edmund White, Yusef Komunyakaa named NY state writersNEW YORK (AP) - Novelist and biographer Edmund White has been named New York's
Edmund White, Yusef Komunyakaa named NY state writers
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 1 months ago
NEW YORK (AP) - Novelist and biographer Edmund White has been named New York's 11th state author and Yusef Komunyakaa (koh-mihn-YAH'-kah) has been named the 11th state poet. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, announced the appointments Friday. White is... Read more

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