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by Jared Diamond (Norton, 1999, 1997)
This book was one of the recommended readings for a Coursera MOOC I took last fall (A Brief History of Humankind, taught by Yuval Noah Harari of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem), which is not surprising. 452 more words
Today is Good Friday, it is the morning and it is wonderfully quiet: the quiet after the storm.
Yesterday, the remnants of tropical cyclone Ita battered New Zealand, smashing caravans, flooding rivers, causing slips and toppling giant trees across houses. 796 more words