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  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 19:32:18 +0000: Celebrating Black History Month with our African American Literature titles - Unabridged – Science + Technology + Scientific Research Issues
    This week in North Philly Notes, we focus on our African American books about books in honor of Black History Month From Slave Ship to Supermax: Mass Incarceration, Prisoner Abuse, and the New Neo-Slave Novel by Patrick Elliot Alexander In his cogent and groundbreaking book, From Slave Ship to Supermax, Patrick Elliot Alexander argues that […] Continue reading
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 17:37:43 +0000: Can justice make poor women less vulnerable? - Unabridged – Science + Technology + Scientific Research Issues
    Colleagues and I recently conducted a qualitative survey of poor women in Jordan to further the understanding of justice as a dimension of poverty. These women had experienced legal problems involving family law matters and sought assistance from the Justice Center for Legal Aid (JCLA), a Jordanian civil society organization that provides legal aid services…
          
     
     
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  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 17:14:25 +0000: The rise of anti-liberalism - Unabridged – Science + Technology + Scientific Research Issues
    A man named François is a professor in Paris. He is a scholar of Joris-Karl Huysmans, an obscure 19th-century author who, in his later years, converted to Catholicism in an epiphany. François is the hero, or rather anti-hero, of French novelist Michel Houellebecq’s Submission. François is listless—even his attitude toward sex is uninspired, as if it’s…
          
     
     
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  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 17:12:56 +0000: UW Press joins UW Libraries - Unabridged – Science + Technology + Scientific Research Issues
    SEATTLE, WA, February 21, 2018 – Starting March 1, 2018, the University of Washington Press will join the UW Libraries and report to the vice provost of digital initiatives and dean of University Libraries, Lizabeth (Betsy) Wilson. The Press and the Libraries currently collaborate on a number of joint initiatives including exploration of digital publishing […] Continue reading
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 17:09:23 +0000: The Aggregator Paradox - Unabridged – Science + Technology + Scientific Research Issues
    Google is winning with AMP and blocking ads in Chrome: both seem bad, but aren't they actually good for consumers? That is the paradox of aggregation. Continue reading
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:52:36 +0000: VII.* Mourning song - Unabridged – Families + Family + Relationship Issues
    Like you, I’m mourning the late Ursula Le Guin. In an essay from 1982 that meditates on utopian […] Continue reading
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:34:40 +0000: How We Made Built-In Bunk Beds At The Beach House - Unabridged – Homes + Home + Living + Lifestyle Issues

    The built-in bunk beds at the beach house are complete (!!) and I’m excited to share with you guys how we created them. Although, it should be noted that my excitement pales in comparison to our kids’ when they saw the much-talked-about bunks finally become a reality. And if I’m being totally honest, I was a little nervous about this project. This was our first time building bunk beds, which felt significantly more high stakes than, say, building a bookcase or a table. This is a bed that literally FLOATS IN THE AIR so one person can sleep ON TOP OF ANOTHER PERSON (or the occasional chihuahua). But my nerves are calmed by the fact that

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  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:32:10 +0000: Russia stumbles in the fog of Syrian war - Unabridged – Science + Technology + Scientific Research Issues
    The February 10 Israeli air force strike on the Tiyas (or T-4) military airbase near Palmyra, Syria brought the Syrian civil war into a new phase, as my Brookings colleagues Dror Michman and Yael Mizrahi-Arnaud recently argued. Russia overall finds its ability to control the complex Syrian conflict—particularly the interplays between the parties involved—much diminished.…
          
     
     
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  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:16:14 +0000: ‘It’s Time To Take Action’: Students Lead Protest to Change Gun Laws - Unabridged – Science + Technology + Scientific Research Issues
    Nationwide, students and activists are putting lawmakers on notice: We will not stand by and allow you to fail us any longer. Continue reading
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:12:00 +0000: A lesson in managing uncertainty: digitizing the First German Autumn Salon - Unabridged – Science + Technology + Scientific Research Issues
    Image: Jenny Anger, First German Salon Reconstruction Project. BY JENNY ANGERProfessor of art history, Grinnell CollegeA trio of international exhibitions defined the parameters of modern art ca. 1912-13: the Sonderbund (Cologne 1912), the Armory Sho... Continue reading
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:00:18 +0000: Interview with Jason Licker - Unabridged – Food + Restaurants + Nutrition + Diet Issues
    Find out why Chef Jason Licker shares thinks 2018 will be an incredible and delicious year. Continue reading
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:00:00 +0000: Borders and Barriers - Unabridged – Science + Technology + Scientific Research Issues
    Economically anxious countries are tightening borders and imposing trade barriers but to no avail. Continue reading
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:00:30 +0000: Rebecca Tuuri: The National Council of Negro Women’s Monumental Achievement - Unabridged – Science + Technology + Scientific Research Issues

    New from UNC Press Blog

    Continuing our celebration of African American History month, today we welcome a guest post by Rebecca Tuuri, author of Strategic Sisterhood: The National Council of Negro Women in the Black Freedom Struggle, which will be published by UNC Press in May. When women were denied a major speaking role at the 1963 March on Washington,… Continue Reading Rebecca Tuuri: The National Council of Negro Women’s Monumental Achievement

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  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 14:00:12 +0000: On Mattering - Unabridged – Women + Womens Issues
    God walks out of the room when you’re thinking about money. –Quincy Jones I think a lot about mattering. Do I matter, how can I help other people know that they matter, […] Continue reading
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 13:12:02 +0000: My cosy, grey home office makeover – before + mood board inspiration - Unabridged – Homes + Home + Living + Lifestyle Issues

    Disclosure: Farrow & Ball and IKEA have gifted product for this project The thing about renovations is that they take time and what…

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  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 13:00:00 +0000: Nibble: CT Food Events for February 25 – March 4 - Unabridged – Food + Restaurants + Nutrition + Diet Issues
    Every Monday night, visit Washington Prime in SoNo for a 2 course prime rib dinner special. $39 per person includes a Caesar salad, a 16oz steak, and mashed potatoes. Taproot in Bethel invites you to its first wine dinner of Tuesday February 27. The evening, entitled “An American Heritage Dinner,” consists of five courses paired with complementary wines. It is $85 per person and starts at 6:30.  Is there a Ridgefield restaurant that you have looked forward to trying but just haven’t had the chance to yet? Well, now is the time!  Ridgefield Restaurant Week is back for the third year and gives you the opportunity to experience amazing dining destinations at a great price. Visit participating restaurants like Bailey’s Backyard, Bareburger, Bernard’s, Little Pub, Southwest Café, Terra Sole Ristorante, and Wooster Hollow Café, from February 26 - March 4 for special price fixe lunch and/or dinner specials. Stamford's annual Winter Restaurant Weeks runs through March 4. 21 different restaurants in Stamford will be offer special menus for both lunch and dinner ranging from $14.18 to $38.18. Continue reading
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 11:41:34 +0000: I can do it! - Unabridged – Photography + Photos + Images + Graphic Design Issues
    Paderborn February 2018 My favorite quote from „Today is my best day“ by Arthur Lassen: I CAN DO IT! If we automatically respond to life´s events by saying: „I can´t“ we are just putting unnecessary obstacles in our way. Think of the bumble-bee, it has […] Continue reading
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 10:27:45 +0000: About a dog - Unabridged – Photography + Photos + Images + Graphic Design Issues
    Altenbeken February 2017 You always can find hope in a dogs eyes. The best therapist has fur and four legs.     Continue reading
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 09:58:58 +0000: Your mother is always with you. - Unabridged – Photography + Photos + Images + Graphic Design Issues
    Altenbeken February 2017 Your mother is always with you.   She´s the whisper of the leaves as you walk down the street. She ´s the smell of certain foods you remember, flowers you  pick, the fragrance of life itself. She´s the cool hand on your […] Continue reading
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 09:09:46 +0000: Soap bubbles - Unabridged – Photography + Photos + Images + Graphic Design Issues
    Altenbeken February 2017 We do not see things as they are, we see things as we are. Do you know why I love the word „bubbles“ so much? There is no angry way to say „bubbles“.         Continue reading
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 06:13:34 +0000: Love is life~ - Unabridged – Photography + Photos + Images + Graphic Design Issues
    There are some who devote their whole lives to a self driven quest for the truth. Others live every day devoted to altering that truth for the sake of self gain. Day 51 of 365~ Image take on my last trip to India Continue reading
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 23:04:53 +0000: Tuesday Tunes: Good Vibrations - Unabridged – Homes + Home + Living + Lifestyle Issues
    I don’t know what it’s like where you live, but it’s 75 degrees F. and sunny here.  And, it feels a lot like springtime.  So, I thought this lovely artwork and upbeat tune would go well with the sunshine and warm breezes we’re enjoying today…and, hopefully, raise your vibration. 😉   Edward Hopper American, 1882–1967 Ground Swell 1939 Oil on […] Continue reading
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 17:32:40 +0000: WILLIAMSBURG, BROOKLYN STREET ART & GRAFFITI: WALK INTO THE BLUES… - Unabridged – Photography + Photos + Images + Graphic Design Issues
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  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 17:00:32 +0000: Another One Bites The Dust - Unabridged – Photography + Photos + Images + Graphic Design Issues

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  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 15:53:12 +0000: U.S. Skater Couple Competed Through a ‘Kind of Traumatic’ Moment Just Before Taking the Ice - Unabridged – Fitness + Health Issues
    Ice dancer Madison Chock said she was in pain after competing on Monday. Continue reading