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September 2014: Muogamarra Nature Reserve

 Muogamarra Nature Reserve is open for six short weeks a year during Spring. All the plants are flowering, the native bees are out in force, the weather is perfect and you get sweeping views across the sandstone country of the Hawkesbury River.   31 more words


Most people who tried an Apple Watch last weekend bought one

Apple took some heat for its foolish presumption when a leaked training document revealed early last month that someone at Apple — former Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts, perhaps — was advising Apple Store employees that customers who make appointments to take a closer look at the Apple Watch “have already decided they want an Apple Watch.” 128 more words


Éire's Devil King by Sandi Layne

(Cover picture courtesy of Goodreads.)

A man of ability and ambition, Tuirgeis Erlingrson has nurtured the desire to carve a place of leadership for himself on the Green Island, Éire, that he has raided multiple times.

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Book Review

COMMENT: Sixty Years Too Late: The Judiciary's Superficial Treatment of School Desegregation in Cowan

By Alanna Farber
Associate Editor, Vol. 20
Executive Editor, Vol. 21

The school district in Cleveland, Mississippi has been subject to federal jurisdiction since 1965 due to continued struggles in desegregating its schools. 2,193 more words


Working memory is limited

Working memory is a core cognitive process for short-term storage and manipulation of both sensory information and information already stored in our long-term memory. It is crucial for our everyday functioning. 297 more words


Michael Cowan "Animating Vision": Advertising in and out of the Cinema

On Thursday, February 26th Dr. Michael Cowan, a Reader in Film Studies at the University of St. Andrews, gave a talk entitled “Animating Vision: Advertising in and out of the Cinema”  175 more words