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New Facebook App for Children Ignites Debate Among Families (Published 2017)
Some parents welcomed Messenger Kids, the tech giant’s first major foray into connecting children under 13 to its services, but others worried about social media’s deeper intrusion.
8 life and career lessons from Rosh Hashana, the Jewish new year Foods, Recipes, Quotes, Fruit, Happy, Quote, Healthy, Food, Buena
8 life and career lessons from the Jewish new year, Rosh Hashana
8 life and career lessons from Rosh Hashana, the Jewish new year
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Academics uncover 30 words 'lost' from English language
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The Timelessness of Millennial-Bashing
Geoffrey Chaucer
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Leonardo and the Last Supper: An Excerpt
Leonardo and the Last Supper: An Excerpt
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Tiny newspaper in US wins Pulitzer prize for taking on big business
Art Cullen, centre, with his son, Tom, left, and brother, John, outside the Storm Lake Times office in Iowa after winning the Pulitzer prize
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Your guide to reading the world
Author Ann Morgan invites book lovers to follow her on a literary journey through 196 countries.
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A Writer’s Guide to British vs. American English
Upon my recent discovery that, in England, “English muffins” are merely dubbed “muffins” (I know), my curiosity was piqued: What are some ways vocabulary may differ across the pond? This infographic comparing everyday differences in British and American English is a gem (or as the Britons call it…a gem. But I digress.)
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Researchers 'Translate' Bat Talk. Turns Out, They Argue—a Lot
A machine learning algorithm helped decode the squeaks Egyptian fruit bats make in their roost, revealing that they
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7 Surprising Benefits of Exercise
Fitness: The Surprising Health Benefits of Exercise
A sample of Yi Nianhua's Nüshu writing. The fat lines made the characters almost illegible for Silber. Nushu Script, Chinese Script, Hua Mulan, Tsinghua University, Ancient Languages, Writing Systems, Script Writing, Sign Stand, Beginning Writing
Remembering Nüshu, the 19th-Century Chinese Script Only Women Could Write
A sample of Yi Nianhua's Nüshu writing. The fat lines made the characters almost illegible for Silber.
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Umberto Eco, Italian novelist and intellectual, dies aged 84
The revered literary critic, author and essayist – most famous for 1980 novel The Name of the Rose – had been suffering from cancer
The 3 Most Common Writing Mistakes on Holiday Greetings Grammar, Diy, Pop, English Fun, How To Find Out, Mistakes, Etymology, Most Common
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The 3 Most Common Writing Mistakes on Holiday Greetings
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Book Cover Designers Sure Are Stepping Up Their Game
Judging by some covers, that is.
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Home - Freelancers Union
Infographic: Why writers make great friends