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Scoop.co.nz
Dunne: Opening of Turkish Embassy Photo Exhibit on Canakkle1 September 2015 SpeechOpening of Turkish Embassy Photo Exhibit on Canakkle: 10
Dunne: Opening of Turkish Embassy Photo Exhibit on Canakkle
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
1 September 2015 SpeechOpening of Turkish Embassy Photo Exhibit on Canakkle: 100th Anniversary of GallipoliArchives New Zealand, WellingtonTēna koutou kātoa, good evening.I am delighted to have been asked to speak at the launch of this exhibition,... Read more
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Irish Central
Famed 18th century Irish painter struck a deal with the Cherokee IndiansThomas Frye (1710-1762) - An exceptional Offaly man. Photo by: Public Domain/Wi
Famed 18th century Irish painter struck a deal with the Cherokee Indians
Irish Central / Posted yesterday
Thomas Frye (1710-1762) - An exceptional Offaly man. Photo by: Public Domain/WikiCommons The name Thomas Frye is virtually unknown, yet this talented man was one of the foremost eighteenth century portrait painters. He was commissioned to paint... Read more
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The Irish Times
The dark heart of Dancing at Lughnasa Brian Friel’s 1990 play about five sisters in 1930s Donegal is finally being d
The dark heart of Dancing at Lughnasa
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
Brian Friel’s 1990 play about five sisters in 1930s Donegal is finally being directed by a woman, Annabelle Comyn, and she intends to expose its hidden darkness It seems remarkable that an Irish play celebrated... Read more
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Queensland Times
Turning back time to find a clueHodgsons corner, Ruthven and Russell Streets, from the Buildings of Toowoomba N
Turning back time to find a clue
Queensland Times / Posted yesterday
Hodgsons corner, Ruthven and Russell Streets, from the Buildings of Toowoomba National Trust collection.Photo Contributed WHILE the year this photo was taken remains a mystery, a clue to the era can be found within the National Library of Australia... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Turning back time to find a clueHodgsons corner, Ruthven and Russell Streets, from the Buildings of Toowoomba N
Turning back time to find a clue
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Hodgsons corner, Ruthven and Russell Streets, from the Buildings of Toowoomba National Trust collection.Photo Contributed WHILE the year this photo was taken remains a mystery, a clue to the era can be found within the National Library of Australia... Read more
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WA Today
National Portrait Gallery founder L. Gordon Darling diesThe founding chairman of the National Gallery of Australia, L. Gordon Darling,
National Portrait Gallery founder L. Gordon Darling dies
WA Today / Posted yesterday
The founding chairman of the National Gallery of Australia, L. Gordon Darling, AC, in his St Kilda Road home in Melbourne in 2012. Photo: Nic Walker The "driving force" behind the creation of the National Portrait Gallery, Leonard Gordon Darling,... Read more
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Canberra Times
Canberra mornings: your daily news, sport, weather and traffic snapshotWorkers demolish a Mr Fluffy home in Farrer. Photo: Rohan Thomson The face of
Canberra mornings: your daily news, sport, weather and traffic snapshot
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
Workers demolish a Mr Fluffy home in Farrer. Photo: Rohan Thomson The face of 56 of Canberra's most established suburbs is set to change dramatically with the ACT Asbestos Response Taskforce unveiling its demolition schedule for 671 Mr Fluffy homes... Read more
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Brisbane Times
National Portrait Gallery founder L. Gordon Darling diesThe founding chairman of the National Gallery of Australia, L. Gordon Darling,
National Portrait Gallery founder L. Gordon Darling dies
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
The founding chairman of the National Gallery of Australia, L. Gordon Darling, AC, in his St Kilda Road home in Melbourne in 2012. Photo: Nic Walker The "driving force" behind the creation of the National Portrait Gallery, Leonard Gordon Darling,... Read more
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The Age
National Portrait Gallery founder L. Gordon Darling diesThe founding chairman of the National Gallery of Australia, L. Gordon Darling,
National Portrait Gallery founder L. Gordon Darling dies
The Age / Posted yesterday
The founding chairman of the National Gallery of Australia, L. Gordon Darling, AC, in his St Kilda Road home in Melbourne in 2012. Photo: Nic Walker The "driving force" behind the creation of the National Portrait Gallery, Leonard Gordon Darling,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
National Portrait Gallery founder L. Gordon Darling diesThe founding chairman of the National Gallery of Australia, L. Gordon Darling,
National Portrait Gallery founder L. Gordon Darling dies
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
The founding chairman of the National Gallery of Australia, L. Gordon Darling, AC, in his St Kilda Road home in Melbourne in 2012. Photo: Nic Walker The "driving force" behind the creation of the National Portrait Gallery, Leonard Gordon Darling,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
North-Central's Quiet Deputy GovernorsNigeria practices presidential system of government which recognizes 36 State G
North-Central's Quiet Deputy Governors
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Nigeria practices presidential system of government which recognizes 36 State Governors with equal number of Deputy Governors. However, citizens hardly recognize them not to talk of feeling the presence of the Deputy Governors. Hence, Daily Trust on... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Syria's 50th Year Relations Al-Baath MarksDeputy Secretary General of Al-Baath Arab Socialist Syrian Party, Hilal al-Hila
Syria's 50th Year Relations Al-Baath Marks
Radio Angulo / Posted yesterday
Deputy Secretary General of Al-Baath Arab Socialist Syrian Party, Hilal al-Hilal, presided over in Damascus - the country's capital city, the main event for the 50th years of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Cuba and that Arab... Read more
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The Temasek Review
F8 book launch: Lim Chin Siong in History (new edition) « Snippets « TR EMERITUSAnyone still has Mr Lim’s speeches on 8mm cine? Was searching in vain. National
F8 book launch: Lim Chin Siong in History (new edition) « Snippets « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted yesterday
Anyone still has Mr Lim’s speeches on 8mm cine? Was searching in vain. National Library archives? No? Has *KY burnt all of LCS’s records? During the move from old national library to the present one… in the process “lost” them? *KY could not match... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Chan Heng Kee appointed National Library Board chairmanSINGAPORE: Mr Chan Heng Kee, Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Social and
Chan Heng Kee appointed National Library Board chairman
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
SINGAPORE: Mr Chan Heng Kee, Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Social and Family Development, will be the new chairman for the National Library Board (NLB). Mr Chan, who was appointed by Minister for Communications and Information Yaacob... Read more
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Canberra Times
National Portrait Gallery founder L. Gordon Darling diesThe founding chairman of the National Gallery of Australia, L. Gordon Darling,
National Portrait Gallery founder L. Gordon Darling dies
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
The founding chairman of the National Gallery of Australia, L. Gordon Darling, AC, in his St Kilda Road home in Melbourne in 2012. Photo: Nic Walker The "driving force" behind the creation of the National Portrait Gallery, Leonard Gordon Darling,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
WP introduces final batch of candidates for General ElectionSINGAPORE: The Workers' Party (WP) introduced its final crop of potential Gener
WP introduces final batch of candidates for General Election
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Workers' Party (WP) introduced its final crop of potential General Election candidates on Monday (Aug 31). The party has declared that it will contest 28 seats – five more than the 23 candidates it fielded in 2011 – but has said they... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
WP introduces final batch of candidates for General ElectionSINGAPORE: The Workers' Party (WP) introduced its final crop of potential Gener
WP introduces final batch of candidates for General Election
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Workers' Party (WP) introduced its final crop of potential General Election candidates on Monday (Aug 31). The party has declared that it will contest 28 seats – five more than the 23 candidates it fielded in 2011 – but has said they... Read more
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CBS 19 Tyler
EXCLUSIVE: Baby's seizures possibly caused by teething tabletsKILGORE (KYTX) - A Kilgore mother has opened up about a children's product she
EXCLUSIVE: Baby's seizures possibly caused by teething tablets
CBS 19 Tyler / Posted 2 days ago
KILGORE (KYTX) - A Kilgore mother has opened up about a children's product she said gave her baby daughter seizures. Madison Tapler started giving her 8-month-old daughter, Josslyn, Hyland's Baby Nighttime Teething Tablets in early August to help... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
WP to introduce final batch of candidates for General ElectionSINGAPORE: The Workers' Party (WP) is set to introduce its final crop of potent
WP to introduce final batch of candidates for General Election
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Workers' Party (WP) is set to introduce its final crop of potential General Election candidates on Monday (Aug 31). The party has declared that it will contest 28 seats – 5 more than the 23 candidates it fielded in 2011 – but has said... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Going digitalWhen going to public libraries in Thailand, people imagine a gloomy atmosphere,
Going digital
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
When going to public libraries in Thailand, people imagine a gloomy atmosphere, outdated technology and over-bloated bureaucracy. The National Archives of Thailand, the official keeper of historical documents of invaluable significance, inspires the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Self-driving cars cheaper and better than light rail: expertA self-driving car developed and outfitted by Google Photo: Ramin Rahimian Tec
Self-driving cars cheaper and better than light rail: expert
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
A self-driving car developed and outfitted by Google Photo: Ramin Rahimian Technology for Canberra's light rail line could be superseded by self-driving cars before construction is completed and trams could be more expensive and less effective in... Read more
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Times of Malta
Caterina Scappi, forgotten feminist benefactressBurial entry of Caterina la Senese in the parochial archive of the church of Po
Caterina Scappi, forgotten feminist benefactress
Times of Malta / Posted 2 days ago
Burial entry of Caterina la Senese in the parochial archive of the church of Porto Salvo, Valletta, 1643. Courtesy of the Dominican Friars Nowhere it is recorded if Caterina Scappi could read or write, but the part of her 1624 will by which she made... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Peter Dunne: reopening of Wellington Central Fire StationSunday, 30 August 2015, 7:27 pmSpeech: United Future NZ PartyPeter Dunne on the
Peter Dunne: reopening of Wellington Central Fire Station
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
Sunday, 30 August 2015, 7:27 pmSpeech: United Future NZ PartyPeter Dunne on the reopening of Wellington Central Fire Station150th Anniversary and Reopening of Wellington Central Fire Station –... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Workers' Party introduces 4 new candidates for General ElectionSINGAPORE: The Workers' Party (WP) unveiled another four potential candidates f
Workers' Party introduces 4 new candidates for General Election
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Workers' Party (WP) unveiled another four potential candidates for the 2015 General Election (GE) on Sunday (Aug 30). The new faces presented at the press conference were Mr Kenneth Foo Seck Guan, Mr Dennis Tan Lip Fong, Mr Gurmit... Read more
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The Hindu
Heritage: Ho Chi Minh memorial adds glory to his Kolkata hostAlmost 70 years later, a plaque has been installed at the hotel to commemorate
Heritage: Ho Chi Minh memorial adds glory to his Kolkata host
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
Almost 70 years later, a plaque has been installed at the hotel to commemorate the leader’s stay here for two days and a night. On his way to Paris in June, 1946, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnamese leader and a cult figure in Communist circles, stopped at... Read more
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Business Insider
Personal effects of 'the mother of modern physics'will be radioactive for another 1500 yearsThe duo named the element polonium, after Poland, Marie's native country. Stil
Personal effects of 'the mother of modern physics'will be radioactive for another 1500 years
Business Insider / Posted 3 days ago
The duo named the element polonium, after Poland, Marie's native country. Still, after more than 100 years, much of Curie's personal effects including her clothes, furniture, cookbooks, and laboratory notes remain contaminated by radiation, the... Read more
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Londonist
Our Favourite Photos From #MuseumInstaSwap WeekThis week, 10 of our favourite London museums have been buddying up to share ph
Our Favourite Photos From #MuseumInstaSwap Week
Londonist / Posted 3 days ago
This week, 10 of our favourite London museums have been buddying up to share photos of each others' collections, objects and buildings for #MuseumInstaSwap. The reason? We named them the best museums to follow on Instagram, and you know, sharing is... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Reopening of Wellington Central Fire StationSaturday, 29 August 2015, 4:37 pmPress Release: New Zealand Government150th Ann
Reopening of Wellington Central Fire Station
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
Saturday, 29 August 2015, 4:37 pmPress Release: New Zealand Government150th Anniversary and – 2 Oriental Parade, Te Aro, WellingtonGood afternoon everyone, and... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
SLT Library offering incentives for people to visitSeptember is National Library Card Sign-Up Month. During the month, the South
SLT Library offering incentives for people to visit
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 4 days ago
September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month. During the month, the South Lake Tahoe Library is encouraging people to showing their existing library card or sign up for a new one in order to be entered in a drawing. Elementary school students... Read more
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iol.co.za
British library rejects Taliban troveAPTaliban graffiti shows an injured enemy soldier at right being carried away d
British library rejects Taliban trove
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
APTaliban graffiti shows an injured enemy soldier at right being carried away during an attack decorating a wall in the Musa Qala district center in Helmand province, Afghanistan. AP Files/David Goldman London - Academics have criticised the British... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Culture Minister - 10,000 Books to Be Presented to National Library of JordanCulture Minister Abdel Wahed el Nabawy left Amman on Friday, winding up a sever
Culture Minister - 10,000 Books to Be Presented to National Library of Jordan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Culture Minister Abdel Wahed el Nabawy left Amman on Friday, winding up a several days' visit to Jordan. During the visit, Nabawy and his Jordanian counterpart Lana Mamkegh inaugurated the "Egyptian cultural days" in Jordan's Jerash. The event... Read more
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Rappler
British Library rejects Taliban trove fearing terror lawsThe British Library is pictured in central London on August 28, 2015. AFP PHOTO
British Library rejects Taliban trove fearing terror laws
Rappler / Posted 4 days ago
The British Library is pictured in central London on August 28, 2015. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL PARIS, France - Academics have criticized the British government for creating a "climate of fear" after the national library declined to store the world's... Read more
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iafrica.com
British Library rejects Taliban troveAcademics have criticised the British government for creating a "climate of fea
British Library rejects Taliban trove
iafrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Academics have criticised the British government for creating a "climate of fear" after the national library declined to store the world's biggest collection of Taliban-related documents over concerns it could be prosecuted under terrorism laws. A... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
British Library rejects Taliban trove fearing terror lawsPARIS - Academics have criticised the British government for creating a "climat
British Library rejects Taliban trove fearing terror laws
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 days ago
PARIS - Academics have criticised the British government for creating a "climate of fear" after the national library declined to store the world's biggest collection of Taliban-related documents over concerns it could be prosecuted under terrorism... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
British Library rejects Taliban trove fearing terror lawsA group of international researchers spent years putting together a trove of do
British Library rejects Taliban trove fearing terror laws
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 days ago
A group of international researchers spent years putting together a trove of documents related to the Afghan Taliban, including official newspapers from their time in power, poems, maps, radio broadcasts, and several volumes of laws and edicts --... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
British Library rejects Taliban trove fearing terror laws Published: 28 August 2015 7:15 PM Academics have criticised the British gove
British Library rejects Taliban trove fearing terror laws
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 4 days ago
Published: 28 August 2015 7:15 PM Academics have criticised the British government for creating a "climate of fear" after the national library declined to store the world's biggest... Read more
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Canberra Times
Three times lucky for Freya Blackwood in Children's Book Council of Australia awardsFriends and collaborators: Freya Blackwood and Libby Gleeson. Photo: Pat Scala
Three times lucky for Freya Blackwood in Children's Book Council of Australia awards
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
Friends and collaborators: Freya Blackwood and Libby Gleeson. Photo: Pat Scala It was while working on The Lord of The Ring's film trilogy as an effects technician that Freya Blackwood decided she wanted to branch out into book illustration. Her... Read more
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Irish Central
Thousands lined the streets for Michael Collins’ funeralThousands line O'Connell St (then know as Sackville St) for Michael Collins' fu
Thousands lined the streets for Michael Collins’ funeral
Irish Central / Posted 4 days ago
Thousands line O'Connell St (then know as Sackville St) for Michael Collins' funeral. Photo by: National Library of Ireland/Flickr Thousands lined Sackville St (modern day O’Connell St) in Dublin’s city center for his funeral in August 1922, to pay... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Senior Country Store expands its offerings to publicFall and Christmas merchandise is beginning to arrive as well. Stop by often so
Senior Country Store expands its offerings to public
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
Fall and Christmas merchandise is beginning to arrive as well. Stop by often so that you do not miss out. The store has a Facebook page and a web address. The Facebook page can be found by keying in The Senior Country Store. Please note that for... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Clay "4-H End of Summer Daze" horse show and moreNEPTUNE BEACHNeptune Beach Citizen Request Portal The city of Neptune Beach no
Clay "4-H End of Summer Daze" horse show and more
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 5 days ago
NEPTUNE BEACHNeptune Beach Citizen Request Portal The city of Neptune Beach now has a Citizen Request Portal allowing residents to report problems, submit requests for services or ask questions either anonymously or by creating an account. The... Read more
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Calgary Sun
'The Amazing Race Canada:' Taxis in India take toll on Brian and CynthiaNot to sound like I’m playing favourites as an ex-Winnipegger, but here’s an ob
'The Amazing Race Canada:' Taxis in India take toll on Brian and Cynthia
Calgary Sun / Posted 5 days ago
Not to sound like I’m playing favourites as an ex-Winnipegger, but here’s an observation about Brian and Cynthia Boyd, the Winnipeg cops eliminated this week on The Amazing Race Canada in Kolkata, India. Brian looks like the ex-Armed Forces/police... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Berkeley briefs: Free music, makerspace and film screening eventsCity and UC police will start a series of Southside Safety Patrols, joint patro
Berkeley briefs: Free music, makerspace and film screening events
Oakland Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
City and UC police will start a series of Southside Safety Patrols, joint patrols of campus area neighborhoods on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights enforcing laws related to alcohol offenses. "Officers will also be focused on nuisance issues,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
The world's most spectacular librariesPhoto: James Willis,...
The world's most spectacular libraries
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
Photo: James Willis,... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Cuban Catholics Pleased with Preparations for Pope's VisitThe quality of the works underway at Havana´s Revolution Square for the visit o
Cuban Catholics Pleased with Preparations for Pope's Visit
Radio Angulo / Posted 6 days ago
The quality of the works underway at Havana´s Revolution Square for the visit of Pope Francis to Cuba is excellent, said Monsignor Rodolfo Loiz, who is in charge of preparing the trip of the Holy Father to Cuba, scheduled for September 19-22. The... Read more
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The Hindu
History behind the 100-old library of The American CollegeThe Daniel Poor Memorial Library inside The American College turns 100 this yea
History behind the 100-old library of The American College
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
The Daniel Poor Memorial Library inside The American College turns 100 this year. MetroPlus takes a look at its history. Standing in the middle of the sprawling campus of The American College is an imposing two-storey building, the red-brick walls... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Why Hepatitis C Is a Silent Killer Hepatitis C is a silent killer. Most people who have it aren’t even aware the
Why Hepatitis C Is a Silent Killer
Doctors Health Press / Posted 7 days ago
Hepatitis C is a silent killer. Most people who have it aren’t even aware they have it, and therefore don’t seek treatment. In fact, you can have it for years and not experience any symptoms, but the next thing you... Read more
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The Age
Rare book's shining momentVirgin and Child on a Crescent Moon. Photo: Supplied The exquisite Rothschild
Rare book's shining moment
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
Virgin and Child on a Crescent Moon. Photo: Supplied The exquisite Rothschild Prayer Book, one of a handful of peerless illuminated manuscripts produced at the end of the 15th and the early 16th centuries, will be the centrepiece of an exhibition... Read more
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Information Today
NLM and NEH Partner for Upcoming Workshop and Other Initiatives The National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the National Endowment for the Huma
NLM and NEH Partner for Upcoming Workshop and Other Initiatives
Information Today / Posted 8 days ago
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) re-established their partnership from 2012 to create initiatives for bringing specialists... Read more
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Salon.com
“Text neck” is a thing: 5 frightening maladies of the digital eraThis article originally appeared on Face it, we’re all addicted to our electro
“Text neck” is a thing: 5 frightening maladies of the digital era
Salon.com / Posted 8 days ago
This article originally appeared on Face it, we’re all addicted to our electronic devices. You might know a few lonely holdouts, determined to stay detached and live off the grid, but their numbers are diminishing. Most of us are living in an ever... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Reading Culture Picks As New Kigali Library Bosses Up the GameIn the wake of graduation and a string of innovations across the country's educ
Reading Culture Picks As New Kigali Library Bosses Up the Game
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
In the wake of graduation and a string of innovations across the country's education sector, the number of readers in the upmarket Rwanda is increasing. The youth, as the proverbial leaders of tomorrow, have proved to be more and more interested in... Read more
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