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Oscar Wilde was twenty years younger than the great artist James Whistler with whom Wilde was awed. Both travelled in the same aristocratic circles and…

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For the Love of Math, 2

According to a popular 2017 review by famous researchers Robert Siegler and David Braithwaite there are certain deep-rooted and fundamental cultural differences and curricular exigencies…

Burn After Reading

“Neither of them can stand the person they’re married to. … Can’t stand them.” She looked at Myrtle and then at Tom. “What I say is,…

Prozac Nation

For that was the terrible power of the dementors: to force their victims to relive the worst memories of their lives, and drown, powerless, in…

Crime and Punishment

“The genetics load the gun, personality and psychology aim it, and experiences pull the trigger, typically.”– Jim Clemente (FBI profiler) said of the 2017 Las…

Sex and the City

Physics is like sex: Sure, it may give some practical results, but that’s not why we do it.  — Richard Feynman “I have a 2…

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