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St. Joan

  • Author: G.B. Shaw
  • Title: St. Joan (1412-1431)
  • Produced : 29 March 1924,  New Theatre London
  • Three-time Tony nominee Condola Rashad will take on the title role.
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Bernie Sanders is Angry About Deodorant and Sneakers

During the height of the Democratic primary season in 2016, Senator Bernie Sanders made news by lamenting “You don’t necessarily need the choice of 23 underarm spray deodorants or 18 different pairs of sneakers when children are hungry in this county.” Bernie asks an interesting economic question – why do we have so many choices between products that are essentially the same thing? 670 more words

Economics

Podcast Ep 22. On Thin Films and Nobel Prizes: Margaret Schott Profiles Katharine Burr Blodgett

At last summer’s American Chemical Society national meeting, Dr. Margaret Schott of Northwestern University took the unusual step of giving her history division presentation as… 136 more words

Nanotechnology

Richard H. Thaler, the 2017 Nobel Prize

The last year the Nobel Prize has been assigned to:

Richard H. Thaler
University of Chicago, IL, USA

“for his contributions to behavioural economics”

Thaler is one of the funders of…

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Economics

"We are all tied together in a single garment of destiny . . . I can never be what I ought to be until you are allowed to be what you ought to be"

“We are all tied together in a single garment of destiny . . . I can never be what I ought to be until you are allowed to be what you ought to be”

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Author

"We have learned to fly in the air like birds... but we have not learned the simple art of living together"

“The richer we have become materially, the poorer we become morally and spiritually. We have learned to fly in the air like birds and swim in the sea like fish, but we have not learned the simple art of living together as brothers.”

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Quotes For Now

Kepler, take 2

Translations can be tricky. I’m sure that in some cases it doesn’t matter what they are like. In the case of instructions for household appliances it does help if they don’t cause people to be injured, or worse. 386 more words

Books