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Brian Patrick Lawlor
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In a related context, I remain impressed how well so many British and Australian actors can affect a flat American accent, but almost universally never seem able to do an American southern accent without it sounding like a caricature.
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One last shout-out from the recent trip to Ireland: The Pax Guest House [http://www.pax-house.com/] in Dingle, County Kerry. This is a view from the back deck of the house. While in Ireland we stayed in a mix of B&Bs and hotels, some less expensive and some more expensive, but the Pax Guest House was by far the best place we stayed at during the trip. The rooms and bathrooms have been modernized recently and felt luxurious. (If you can get one, ask for a room with a view of Dingle harbor. Well worth the extra charge.) Breakfast was excellent, with scones and clotted cream to die for!  The proprietor John O'Farrell and his staff were always charming and attentive. We wish we had planned more days in Dingle. We were truly regretful to have to leave the Pax Guest House. Its reputation as one of the best places to stay in Ireland is well deserved.
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A thoughtful take on why we are likely to always remember a memorable photograph rather than a video of the same event.
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"After having collected these photographs for almost 20 years, ...I can trace how stereotypes that were constructed in the imperial age continue to shape and distort contemporary Western views. While Europe is currently submerged in a tide of mounting xenophobia toward its black citizens, the issue of representation has once again become crucial, almost vital."
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An insightful assessment by Margaret Sullivan (the public editor at the New York Times) of Nate Silver, famed creator of the data-driven FiveThirtyEight blog. A model of how to write about a colleague in an even-handed yet ultimately complementary manner.
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+Chris Coyier over at CSS-Tricks. a must-follow site for web design folks, has published his CSS "Almanac" [http://css-tricks.com/almanac/], an alphabetical listing of all CSS selectors and CSS properties, each linked to a clearly written explanation page and sample coding examples. Superlative!
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"A good chunk of the series is filmed on or near this route and the landscape is startling, as if it ought not to exist outside a child’s imagination. The greens are so vibrant you suddenly find yourself questioning whether you ever really saw green before." Ostensibly, this NYT travel article draws you to the allure of Northern Ireland and then becomes a meditation about the political past and future of the region. During our recent trip to Ireland, which regrettably did not include this region, I had a conversation with a British businessman while we both waited on a ferry. He talked a bit about his many business travels to Northern Ireland and then observed that the Republic of Ireland is undeniably a very beautiful country but "if you think this is beautiful, you should see Northern Ireland." I can't wait.
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Google Translate apparently has an alpha version for Latin translations. All I can remember from four years of Latin in Catholic high school are the joke lines we all spouted in Latin, like semper ubi sub ubi!
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