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Kindergartners Swag Out at 'Millionaire Bash' After Reading 1 Million Words

Post by Tanvier Peart. In the age of modern technology and instant information, there's a strong possibility you've read more status updates lately than pages in a book. Our society seems to be moving further and further away from the...Show More Summary

High class horror

Although Society isn’t a perfect movie, it is almost certainly quite unlike any movie you’ve seen before. Especially its unforgettable ending. Keith Bailey is the proprietor of The Unknown Movies Page.

From the classroom to the NICU: Real-world neuroscience opening new avenues

(Cognitive Neuroscience Society) When going to the movies with friends, one small action can make a big difference to be on the same page after the movie: eye contact. A simple conversation before the movie sets you up to be more in sync with your friends after the movie. Show More Summary

How the Hitchhiker’s Guide can make the world a better place | Marcus O’Dair

Douglas Adams’s sci-fi classic has inspired real-life tech innovations. So what else could we rip from its pages to aid our ailing society? The Mobile World Congress, which takes place annually in Barcelona, is usually dominated by smartphones. Show More Summary

Vitamin D is not just beneficial, it’s a necessity | Letter

Great to see vitamin D on your front page at last (Vitamin D ‘proved to cut risk of colds and flu’, 16 February). Those of us in the British Society for Ecological Medicine, a group of doctors who take the nutritional aspects of ourShow More Summary

“Blow It Out Your Barracks Bag!” Here’s a List of Military Slang Words and Phrases Used by American Soldiers Serving in WWII

Starting as early as 1941, correspondents began reporting and discussing military slang in the pages of American Speech, the journal of the American Dialect Society. Here’s a list of some of the soldiers’ language that they saw emerging during and immediately after the war. Ack-Ack. Show More Summary

Calendar of Major Art Society Open Exhibitions in 2017 - and the need for change!

I have a page on this blog dedicated to UK Art Societies: Open Exhibitions 2017-18. This has just been updated for 2017 It now includes: a calendar of deadlines for entries by month in 2017 summary... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

The Legend of Lemuel Robinson and Two Brass Cannon

After The Road to Concord was published, Earl Taylor of the Dorchester Historical Society sent me some pages from a book that preserves another family tradition about the Boston train’s stolen cannon.The book is titled A Family Story, and the author was a great-grandchild of Lemuel Robinson of Dorchester. Show More Summary

Documentary Series About Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine Coming to HBO

HBO has announced via their Medium page that Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine will be the subject of a new four-part documentary miniseries called “The Defiant Ones,” Complex reports. Directed by Allen Hughes (Menace II Society, Dead Presidents,...Show More Summary

Why Language Wants To Be Free (And Evolve And Change)

6 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"As people in a literate society, we think of language as what’s on the page. That’s the real thing; speaking is just an approximation. Language sits still. But then we hear new things coming in and unless it strikes us as catchy, we think, It’s not supposed to do that because that’s not what in the […]

Prison Suicide - the liberal Death Penalty

You have to wonder why the Guardian, ever in the forefront of liberal reform, stuck the news about record prison suicides on page 14 of its print edition – here is the web version: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/nov/28/one-prison-suicide-every-three-days-england-and-wales-say-reformers Of course, about three square...

Final call! Plus November update

Dave & me taking a sort of bow Final Ghost Variations Concert klaxon of the year: tomorrow, 3 November, at the Barnes Music Society, my ace and beloved duo colleagues - the dastardly David Le Page (violin) and the vivacious Viv McLean (piano) - and I are proud to be presenting our show for its final performance of 2016. Show More Summary

Chris Mole and Melissa Trender Revive The Goddess 'Brigantia' [Back Pages]

A new project on Kickstarter sees a Pagan Goddess thrown out of time and thrust into a modern day Britain, where her hopes and ideals have fallen apart in the face of a society that has grown careless, xenophobic, and sheltered. Brigantia,...Show More Summary

Atheists Still America’s Most Disliked Group, Now Along with Muslims

Originally posted at The Society Pages’ Discoveries. Ten years ago, sociologist Penny Edgell and her colleagues published a surprising finding: atheists were the most disliked minority group in the United States. Americans said atheists...Show More Summary

Premiere: Delicate Features - “The Sun Tangled In Your Hair”

Aside from noticing the third link down is Delicate Features' SoundCloud page upon looking up the term on Google -- not to mention this is ABOVE the definition of "delicate features" -- and society is just fucked y'all. Thankfully, Not Not Fun will forever have our outcast backs with carefully selected releases that bring our ears warmth and understanding.

The absurd face of China’s censorship: Bookstore tears out Taiwan page from Webster’s

8 months agoNews : BlogPost

Censorship, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart once observed, “reflects a society’s lack of confidence in itself.” This week, the Chinese government’s lack of confidence was on display as reports emerged that a state-run bookstore in Shanghai had opened the plastic wrapping around a batch of Merriam-Webster English dictionaries and torn out the page containing […]

according to Groth. IV.22

The French text can be found at the Canulars Bourbaki, and the English translation below is from Maurice Mashaal’s book Bourbaki, a secret society of mathematicians, page 115. I’ve underlined a couple of riddles in the text. ———- The Cantor, Hilbert, and Noether families; The Cartan, Chevalley, Dieudonne, and Weil families; The Bruhat, Dixmier, Godement,... Continue reading ?

Should UK’s Royal Society host those who deny climate science?

The scientific society risks undermining some of its good work by hiring out its prestigious platform to people who should be ignored, says Michael Le Page

Lyft president John Zimmer is right: Private car ownership needs to die

Lyft president John Zimmer just shared a bold manifesto about what he sees the impact of driverless cars will have on our society, and the way we move through our cities. Like most thinkpieces, the fourteen page paper was published on Medium, and it’s excellent. Show More Summary

The Power of the Divine Office to Transform a Church and Society

The ‘Method’ of the Methodists! I was idly investigating forms of the breviary on the internet the other day (as one does), and came across a page about the history of the Anglican breviary, here. Contained within it was the following:...Show More Summary

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