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2014/10/24 01:43
2014/10/24 01:43
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The Passenger Pigeon, Errol Fuller, 2014, Princeton University Press, hardcover, 178 pages, illustrated, index, $29.95. If my Great-grandfather Charles Williams had lived a bit longer, and if I had...
2014/10/24 01:43
2014/10/24 01:43
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2014/10/23 20:19
2014/10/23 20:19
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Kirsten Gillibrand, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Linda McMahon, Kristen Van Ogtrop, Tamron Hall, Charlie Kammerer, Evelyn Webster, Michelle Peranteau and Nancy Gibbs attend the TIME and Real Simple’s Women...
2014/10/22 15:46
2014/10/22 15:46
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Pterosaurs, Mark P. Witton author and illustrator, Princeton University Press, hardcover, 290 pages, amply illustrated, list of references, index, $35. If you had been around during a very early...
2014/10/21 17:18
2014/10/21 17:18
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Though a full review of the literature on the topic is certainly beyond the scope of this post, suffice it to say that current evidence seems to suggest that people have little conscious access into...
2014/10/19 09:03
2014/10/19 09:03
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Dear Thomas Freeman,Wow, you are an original thinker par excellence. I mean, you use the information you have to great effect, especially the outdated, and proven falsities of the evolutionary...
2014/10/19 01:44
2014/10/19 01:44
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Everywhere you look — in books, on TV, at the movies — zombies are lurching and limping about, making happy meals of people who aren’t quick enough to get out of the way. The public can’t get enough...
2014/10/18 05:02
2014/10/18 05:02
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The story of the demise of the passenger pigeon reads like fiction. How could a species that once existed in the billions with flocks that blackened the skies across North America in the beginning of...
2014/10/14 13:17
2014/10/14 13:17
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Review of Cowardice: A Brief History. By Chris Walsh. Princeton University Press. 292 pp. $27.95 The idea of cowardice, which is widely regarded as the most common and profound human failing, has...
2014/10/11 08:17
2014/10/11 08:17
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For Einstein, insight did not come from logic or mathematics. It came, as it does for artists, from intuition and inspiration. As he told one friend, "When I examine myself and my methods of thought,...
2014/10/10 15:17
2014/10/10 15:17
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How to Solve the Nation’s Math Crisis? Tap into Everyday Examples of Calculus in the World Around Us Wellesley professor says the solution to the National Math Crisis may lie in reversing the way math...
2014/10/09 18:08
2014/10/09 18:08
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Fifty-eight percent of Americans support banning all flights to the United States from countries experiencing an Ebola outbreak, according to an exclusive new NBC News scientific survey conducted...
2014/10/05 10:12
2014/10/05 10:12
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... Who were the Amazons? In Greek myth, Amazons were fierce warrior women of exotic Eastern lands, as courageous and skilled in battle as the mightiest Greek heroes. Amazons were major...
2014/10/05 04:06
2014/10/05 04:06
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By Oded Galor, rofessor of Economics at Brown University and Fellow of the Department of Economics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. CEPR Research Fellow, and Marc Klemp, Visiting Assistant...
2014/10/02 16:39
2014/10/02 16:39
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... —The Schrödinger's Cat thought experiment, published in 1926 by Erwin Schrödinger, may be the most widely-known metaphorical explanation of quantum superposition and collapse....
2014/10/02 09:24
2014/10/02 09:24
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Illustration: Michelle Thompson When David Cameron reshuffled his cabinet this summer it reinforced the widely held impression that, compared to previous generations, we live in an age of political...
2014/10/01 21:17
2014/10/01 21:17
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So according to Erikson (1985), “hope” or optimism is the ego strength or virtue we derive from resolving successfully the Trust-Mistrust crisis of infancy, and “withdrawal” or depression is the core...
2014/10/01 16:17
2014/10/01 16:17
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Many psychologists find it more useful to think of the mind as consisting of multiple-states that may to varying degree be in conflict with one another. In this view, there is no central executive...
2014/10/01 11:39
2014/10/01 11:39
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Increasing the number of women in decision-making groups isn't necessarily enough to give them greater power, according to researchers at Princeton University and Brigham Young University. Through...
2014/09/29 16:59
2014/09/29 16:59
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A few closing comments I have looked at a godawful number of seventeenth and eighteenth century maps showing locations of various tribes and towns, etc., over the past twenty years, too many to list...
2014/09/29 09:26
2014/09/29 09:26
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STEM worker shortage stems from ignorance The idea that we need to allow in more workers with science, technology, engineering, and math (“STEM”) background is an article of lies among American...
2014/10/24 01:43
2014/10/24 01:43
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