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Tuesday, December 31, 2019

History of New Year's

The Grim History of New Year's and American Slavery
'Of all days in the year, the slaves dread New Year's Day the worst of any,' one 1842 account explained. Here's why



Brain Pickings 2019

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The Best of Brain Pickings 2019Love, poetry, friendship, solitude, and lots of trees.BY MARIA POPOVA In this annual review, following the annual selections of the year’s loveliest children’s books and overall favorite books, “best” is as usual a composite measure of what I most enjoyed thinking and writing about over the course of the year, and what you most ardently read and shared. It has been curious to observe, in this most difficult year of my life, the patterns that emerge — strong women’s voices; the healing power of nature, of poetry, and of kindness; the necessity of unselfis... mais »

Quantum 2019

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[image: The 12 Most Important and Stunning Quantum Experiments of 2019] The 12 Most Important and Stunning Quantum Experiments of 2019 *More*


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‘This Is Clearly Coming From Outside the Solar System’ The second known visitor to our cosmic neighborhood from another star is making quite an entrance The Atlantic[image: Member only content]5 min read Time is.. Energy? “There is some specific deterministic equation [between energy and time]. Once you have that, the world is… Michael Woronko in A Philosopher’s Stone[image: Member only content]5 min read In case you missed it Even In A Quantum Universe, Space And Time Might Be Continuous, Not Discrete When you hear ‘quantum,’ you probably think of splitting everything into discrete, ... mais »

Jeremiah Stamler

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Dr. Jeremiah Stamler at Northwestern University Feinberg Medical School at a celebration for his 100th birthday in the fall.*Jerry Stamler* At age 100, the father of preventive medicine is still going strong — as living proof that he was right all along By CINDY DAMPIER CHICAGO TRIBUNE | DEC 26, 2019 | 5:00 AM *Recomendado por AMICOR Flávio Kanter, através de seu irmão Nelson Kanter que atualmente vive nos EEUU.* [image: Dr. Jeremiah Stamler at Northwestern University Feinberg Medical School at a celebration for his 100th birthday in the fall.] Dr. Jeremiah Stamler at Northwestern University Feinberg Medical School at a celebration for his 100th birthday in the fall. (Teresa Crawford/Northwestern Universi... mais »


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One Decade, a Lot of Writing Ten years, measured in words on astrobiology, exoplanets and the cosmos in general - By Caleb A. Scharf on December 29, 2019 [image: One Decade, a Lot of Writing] As the 2010s draw to a close I thought I’d reflect on some of the things I’ve written about these past ten years – ranging from books and articles to research papers. I actually started this decade as a newbie in writing for a general audience. Back on March 24th, 2010 I kicked off my first-ever blog as a total amateur out in the wild. That was the origin point for *Life, Unbounded*. My first re... mais »

Titus Vespasianus Augustus

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Titus ROMAN EMPEROR WRITTEN BY: - The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica LAST UPDATED: Dec 26, 2019 See Article History *Alternative Titles:* Titus Flavius Vespasianus, Titus Vespasianus Augustus, Titus Vespasianus Augustus *Titus*, in full *Titus Vespasianus Augustus*, original name *Titus Flavius Vespasianus*, (born Dec. 30, 39 CE—died Sept. 13, 81 CE), Roman emperor (79–81), and the conqueror of Jerusalem in 70. [image: Marble bust of Titus.]After service in Britain and Germany, Titus commanded a legion under his father, Vespasian, in Judaea (67). Following the emperor Ne... mais »


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[image: Flag of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, 1922–91.] FEATURED EVENT 1922 Union of Soviet Socialist Republics established READ MORE

Joseph Rudyard Kipling

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[image: Kipling, Rudyard]*Rudyard Kipling*, in full *Joseph Rudyard Kipling*, (born December 30, 1865, Bombay [now Mumbai], India—died January 18, 1936, London, England), English short-story writer, poet, and novelist chiefly remembered for his celebration of British imperialism, his tales and poems of British soldiers in India, and his tales for children. He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1907.FEATURED BIOGRAPHY1865Rudyard Kipling READ MORE

Time's Photojournalism 2019

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See TIME's Best Photojournalism of 2019

28 Women

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These 28 Women Broke Major Barriers to Become ‘Firsts’ in 2019In a year marked by division, women everywhere pushed the world forward—and many made history, shattering long-standing glass ceilings in their fields

"The House of God"

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Watch Now The Making of *The House of God* July 10, 2019 26 min 54 sec

Johannes Kepler

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How Kepler Invented Science Fiction and Defended His Mother in a Witchcraft Trial While Revolutionizing Our Understanding of the Universe *Na semana passada já havia postado sobre o mesmo tema *How many revolutions does the cog of culture make before a new truth about reality catches into gear? BY MARIA POPOVA *This essay is adapted from Figuring*. This is how I picture it: A spindly middle-aged mathematician with a soaring mind, a sunken heart, and bad skin is being thrown about the back of a carriage in the bone-hollowing c... mais »

“The Art of the Deal,”

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Editing Donald TrumpWhat I saw as the editor of “The Art of the Deal,” the book that made the future President millions of dollars and turned him into a national figure. By Peter Osnos November 3, 2019 - - - Donald Trump in 1987, at a book party in Trump Tower for the release of “The Art of the Deal.” In the fall of 1984, a few months after arriving at Random House as a senior editor, I was at lunch with the publishing house’s proprietor, S. I. (Si) Newhouse (whose family owns Condé Nast, which publishes *The New Yorker*), and its C.E.O., Robert Bernstein, who had hi... mais »

Marquesa de Santos

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*Domitila de Castro do Canto e Mello*,[1] *Marquesa de Santos*, (São Paulo, 27 de dezembro de 1797 — São Paulo, 3 de novembro de 1867) foi uma brasileira, amante de Dom Pedro I, imperador do Brasil, que lhe conferiu o título nobiliárquico de marquesa em 12 de outubro de 1826. Marquesa de Santos, em torno dos 29 anos de idade, ostentando a faixa da Ordem Real de Santa Isabel, c.1826

Most reads 2019

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Dear *Science News* reader, Thank you for reading and supporting us in 2019! This week we're highlighting our most-read stories of the year (with a few omissions of similar stories to give you more variety). We'll be back to regularly scheduled updates from the week in science starting Jan. 5, 2020. Happy New Year from all of us at* Science News*! The first picture of a black hole opens a new era of astrophysics *April 10, 2019: *Astronomers used a network of telescopes around the world to take a picture of the supermassive black hole in the galaxy M87. Read More

Madame de Pompadour

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WRITTEN BY: - Nancy Mitford LAST UPDATED: Dec 25, 2019 See Article History [image: Jeanne-Antoinette Poisson, marquise de Pompadour.]*Alternative Titles:* Jeanne-Antoinette Poisson, marquise de Pompadour, Jeanne-Antoinette le Normant d’Étioles *Jeanne-Antoinette Poisson, marquise de Pompadour*, byname *Madame de Pompadour*, also called (1741–45) *Jeanne-Antoinette Le Normant d’Étioles*, (born Dec. 29, 1721, Paris, France—died April 15, 1764, Versailles), influential mistress (from 1745) of the French king Louis XV and a notable patron of literature and the arts. Jeanne-Antoinet... mais »

3D chromosome architecture

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RT @emedgene : Methods for mapping 3D chromosome architecture: ligation-free approaches, such as GAM, SPRITE & ChIA-Drop can be used to unle… Methods for mapping 3D chromosome architecture How chromosomes are positioned and folded within the nucleus has implications for gene regulation. In this Review, Methods for mapping 3D chromosome architecture How chromosomes are positioned and folded within the nucleus has implications for gene regulation. In this Review,