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2015/01/28 01:50
2015/01/28 01:50
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The true history of lying Is lying always a sin or is mendacity not just permissible but the very substance of social cohesion? The author of A History of Lying from the Garden of Eden to the...
2015/01/28 01:50
2015/01/28 01:50
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2015/01/27 22:53
2015/01/27 22:53
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Friday, as “Deflategate” continued to swell, NFL Hall of Famer Jerry Rice pronounced a requiem on the New England Patriots. If the Patriots win the Super Bowl, Rice said, “you have to really put an...
2015/01/22 13:24
2015/01/22 13:24
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The Amazons: Lives and Legends of Warrior Women Across the Ancient World Adrienne Mayor Princeton University Press, 536pp, £19.95 The Amazon of classical mythology retains a powerful presence in...
2015/01/21 14:17
2015/01/21 14:17
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In social science, when we’re describing diverse groups of individuals, it’s remarkably great when we can predict, say, 75 out of 100 people correctly. But even in those great cases, we’re still...
2015/01/19 19:43
2015/01/19 19:43
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First there were the little arrows used by Roger Tory Peterson in his classic and important birding guide book. The arrows marked important identification clues for the bird you were watching. Then,...
2015/01/19 17:59
2015/01/19 17:59
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For unstated reasons, it has become customary to compare China’s achievements in growth, trade, etc. with India’s. Part of this was indeed due to the rapid growth of India in the early years of this...
2015/01/19 13:49
2015/01/19 13:49
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Creativity in captivity – capturing what is unique about prison writing Rivkah Zim on her new book, which explores the works of such writers as John Bunyan, Primo Levi, Oscar Wilde and Anne...
2015/01/16 22:28
2015/01/16 22:28
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Edward Belbruno is a mathematician and an artist.His paintings are in major collections and exhibited throughout the United States, and he regularly consults with NASA from his position as a cosmology...
2015/01/16 18:32
2015/01/16 18:32
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Haus Publishing, 80pp, £7.99 Princeton University Press, 304pp, £19.95 Yale University Press, 272pp, £16.99 We like to think morality is timeless and universal but vices and virtues are creatures...
2015/01/15 19:25
2015/01/15 19:25
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Sometime in March, Barack Obama is expected to announce his choice of the institution that will hold his presidential archive. Vying for the honor (and the money that comes with it) are the University...
2015/01/14 16:48
2015/01/14 16:48
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David Bezmozgis has won this year’s National Jewish Book Award for fiction for “The Betrayers” (Little, Brown), and the “Jewish Lives” series published by Yale University Press was named the winner of...
2015/01/14 11:52
2015/01/14 11:52
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Charlie Hebdo is a willfully scurrilous journal, reveling in pornographic blasphemies and scatological insult. It belongs to a long, and sometimes honorable, tradition. The great claim of satire is...
2015/01/12 22:36
2015/01/12 22:36
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Count Like An Egyptian: A Hands-On Introduction to Ancient MathematicsDavid Reimer Princeton University Press 2014 We take our methods for arithmetic for granted, to the point where even small...
2015/01/12 18:18
2015/01/12 18:18
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... ArchDaily Walled off from the city and pulled back from the street, the building has the uneasy presence of a haunted castle – shunned and maligned by its neighbors, but subjected to the unending...
2015/01/12 04:52
2015/01/12 04:52
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The 72d Golden Globes (8-11 p.m. Sunday on NBC). Tina Fey and Amy Poehler preside over the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's annual lovefest, offering a looser, goosier preview of many of the same...
2015/01/09 12:13
2015/01/09 12:13
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Fast forward to Wednesday. Two men in black, armed with AK-47s, a shotgun and a grenade-launcher, burst into the offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris. After threatening to murder a...
2015/01/02 17:19
2015/01/02 17:19
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Pretty ugly indeed, however, this view does not conclude with Mr. Swift. Other literary classics such as 1984, Lord of the Flies, Animal Farm, Brave New World or new tales that lead to contemporary...
2015/01/28 01:50
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