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16/05/2013 - 16:32
Murakami is a writer not only found in translation (in forty-plus languages, at the moment) but one who found himself in translation. He...
10/05/2013 - 14:02
I’ve always considered myself to be “second-generation, Shoah-lite”: My parents survived the war in Soviet Russia, to which they escaped...
05/05/2013 - 12:46
Much of the modern built environment we experience began its life in CAD software. In the Bio/Nano/Programmable Matter lab at Autodesk...
30/04/2013 - 12:30
Yaakov Dov Agushewitz was born in 1911 in Swislocz, a town just outside of Bialystok, a descendant of illustrious rabbinical families on...
24/04/2013 - 13:57
In the first experiment aimed at determining the brain’s “numeral area,” participants looked at single digits, letters, foreign numeral...
20/04/2013 - 13:21
A paradox of war in the modern era -- a time distinguished by the mass production of advanced weapons and the ability to mobilize millions...
14/04/2013 - 15:20
Almost $1b., about 28 percent of the budget, will be spent on defense, compared to 16% for education and 10% for medical services. In other...
09/04/2013 - 13:09
The duke’s protection was to Oppenheimer’s detriment. On March 12, 1737, Carl Alexander died of a sudden stroke, and that very evening...
02/04/2013 - 12:33
In the second part of the book in question, Shifman goes into what could be called the "intra-religious" issue because, in his opinion, it...
27/03/2013 - 17:15
That’s not to say Marx was entirely correct. His “dictatorship of the proletariat” didn’t quite work out as planned. But the consequence of...
19/03/2013 - 12:24
Boianjiu, 25, was nominated for her first book, “The People of Forever Are Not Afraid,” ‏(Hogarth‏) which she wrote in English. The book is...
13/03/2013 - 13:12
The reasons for this disregard ultimately lie in the vicissitudes of Josephus' own life and fate. The son of a Jerusalem priestly family,...

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