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The language of Science; 21-Oct-2014

Language sizes up and shapes our world. The world in turn shapes language. Well, it did shape the language of science. A lot of scientific names were Latin names. 56 more words

Noteworthy Web Articles

Nobel Peace Prize 2014: A Win for Child Advocacy

The choice of Kailash Satyarthi of India and Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan as joint winners of the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 can be seen as a win for child advocacy.  1,006 more words

Child Advocacy

Nobel Prize History and Indian Nobel Prize winners

History of Nobel Prize

Alfred Nobel was born on 21 October 1833 in Stockholm, Sweden, into a family of engineers. He was a chemist, engineer, and inventor. 376 more words


Union General Little Phil Sheridan - Sean MacBride Nobel Peace Prize - Gavin Friday

October 8: TODAY in Irish History:

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Snippets of Irish History by Conor Cunneen IrishmanSpeaks 

Conor is a Chicago based Motivational Humorous Business Speaker, Author and History buff. 957 more words

Today In Irish History

Jewish ancestry & the IQ of Nobel Prize winners

One of the most innovative ways to estimate the IQ’s of Nobel Prize winners (and other elite groups) has been to observe the percentage that are Jewish (or partly Jewish). 646 more words

Memories of My Melancholy Whores (Memoria de Mis Putas Tristes)

Original Title: Memoria de Mis Putas Tristes
Winner: Nobel Prize for Literature (awarded to author, not this particular novel), 1982
Original Language: Spanish
Translation: Edith Grossman, 2005… 779 more words

Book Reviews

Episode 68: Kenzaburo Oe, A Personal Matter

This week we have another Tom pick, perhaps the best-known novel by Japanese writer Kenzaburo Oe, first published in 1964 (Oe won the Nobel Prize thirty years later). 163 more words