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yesterday at 22:30. Facebook
In this fascinating interview, Joseph Turow, author of "The Aisles Have Eyes," sits down with NPR's Fresh Air host Terry Gross to discuss how retail stores are tracking—and changing—our minds.

'Aisles Have Eyes' Warns That Brick-And-Mortar Stores Are Watching You

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yesterday at 17:22. Facebook
A fascinating look at how owls evolved to become nighttime predators.

Silent Assassins: How Owls Adapted to Nocturnal Hunting

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Yale University Press
yesterday at 15:05. Facebook
Freedom of assembly is a first-amendment right.
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02/18/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
“Freedom is a fragile thing.”

Carlos Eire, in accepting the prestigious Hawkins Award at the PSP Conference in DC earlier this month, delivers a moving talk about the important place of books in history, their diligence against tyranny and the place of publishers in today’s political world.

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Yale University Press
02/17/2017 at 21:58. Facebook
How reframing public speaking as performance can help us overcome stage fright.

Stage Fright, Shyness, and Speaking to the Crowd

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02/17/2017 at 21:30. Facebook
Scott Solomon, evolutionary biologist at Rice University and author of 'Future Humans', explains how online dating and apps are changing generations of evolution. Some of those changes might be benefiting one sex more than the other.

An evolutionary biologist explains why online dating is perfect for men but terrible for women

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Yale University Press
02/17/2017 at 21:07. Facebook
Sharing personal stories from defectors, North Korea expert and author Jieun Baek discusses how information gets in and out of North Korea and addresses common myths about the secretive country on the latest episode of our podcast.

Inside North Korea

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02/17/2017 at 14:17. Facebook
Sharing personal stories from defectors, North Korea expert and author Jieun Baek discusses how information gets in and out of North Korea and addresses common myths about the secretive country on the latest episode of our podcast.

Inside North Korea Inside North Korea

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Yale University Press
02/16/2017 at 21:30. Facebook
As an influx of news comes out about Russia's potential influence on the U.S., books like "Beyond Crimea: The New Russian Empire," "Fragile Empire: How Russia Fell In and Out of Love with Vladimir Putin," and "Black Wind, White Snow: The Rise of Russia's New Nationalism" can help us understand Russia in the current political moment.

9 Books That Can Help You Understand Russia Right Now

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Yale University Press
02/16/2017 at 20:33. Facebook
Why do people vote known criminals into office?

Criminal Politicians on the World Stage

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Yale University Press
02/16/2017 at 14:30. Facebook
America has a long history of protest and a dangerous case of historical amnesia, says Sarah Jaffe of the Washington Post.

Opinion | Echoes of Vietnam-era protests in today’s demonstrations

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02/15/2017 at 23:05. Facebook
We tend to gravitate toward things that beguile, mystify, and baffle us. The Voynich Manuscript does all this and more.

“A Certain Riddle of the Sphinx”: The Enduring Mystery of the Voynich...

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02/15/2017 at 21:30. Facebook
Scott Solomon, author of 'Future Humans', explains how human biology would change if we ever successfully colonize Mars.

Colonizing Mars could spark a new kind of frightening human evolution

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Alexandr Solzhenitsyn once declared that the miracle of literature is its ability to "overcome man's detrimental peculiarity of learning only from personal experience so that the experience of other people passes him by in vain." On that note, here's a roundup of excellent Syrian literature.

This Side of Syria: Best Books to Understand the Syrian Experience

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In recent years, Buddhist practices such as mindfulness and meditation have become a part of popular culture. Stephen Batchelor takes a look at the implications of such developments in our time.

Buddhism for a Secular Age

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Wishing everyone a happy Valentine's Day tomorrow!
#MaxBeckmann (#bornonthisday) in New York, an interview by @HiRachelHigh with @metmuseum curator Sabine Rewald

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On His Way to The Met: Max Beckmann in New York with Sabine Rewald

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Terry Eagleton explores the Christian emphasis on matter.

Material Theology and Christian Religion

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Meet the four women who brought us the most beloved children's books of the twentieth century.

The Women Who Made the Modern Children’s Book World

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Joseph Turow on the (not-so-distant) future of retail survieillance.

Incessant Consumer Surveillance Is Leaking Into Physical Stores

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