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it's often difficult to sort the fact from the fiction in the climate change debate. #environment #climatechange
Climate expert Joseph Romm gives the facts about climate change and global warming, and what it means for us and the future of humanity.
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Successful people fail, including academics. Be thankful, take responsibility, and learn from it. #academia #failure
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"Very long ago (at least as early as 1913), blunt was compared with German dialectal Blunze “a fat man; a formless mass.”" #etymology #blunt 
Anatoly Liberman on theories including the Old English 'blinn', German regional 'bludde', Latin 'plumbum', 'bare and blunt', Old Norse 'blunda', German dialectal 'Blunze', and English slang
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The complexity of lowering #taxes as a means to help the #economy.
“Dynamic scoring” is the wrong way to estimate government revenues.
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Helena offers the widow 3,000 crowns in 'All's Well That Ends Well' -- about £75,000 in today's money. David Crystal takes us through how to understand Shakespeare's sums in modern currency. #Shakespeare #money 
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How was Ancient #Greek #religion interpreted in the nineteenth and early twentieth century? #AncientGreece
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With a possible #Brexit on the horizon, Richard Rose examines a democratic deficit in the European Parliament. #EU 
In a symbolic gesture toward creating an ever closer Union, the European Union conferred citizenship on everyone who was also a subject of one of its member states. However, the rights of European citizens are more like those of subjects of the pre-1914 Germain Kaiser than of a 21st century European democracy.
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100 years ago, #Einstein published his #TheoryofGeneralRelativity and for the first time since then, #LIGO scientists have observed #gravitationalwaves, thus confirming a major prediction in Einstein's theory and providing an even stronger support for General Relativity.
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How can medical professionals account for the diversity of ways in which mental disorder is evaluated as dignified and undignified? #mentalhealth #psychiatry 
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When faced with a drug shortage of a life-saving drug, how do you determine which patients gets preference? #Chemotherapy #MedicalEthics #medicine
Such shortages are the new normal in American medicine. But the rationing that results has been largely hidden from patients and the public.
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Is intellectual property an alternative to competition -- or a essential to competition by promoting innovation and quality? #law #IP #IPlaw
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Our #OUPblog Editorial Team chose some of their favorite posts from #2015 - were there any posts from the past year that you were particularly fond of? #blogs
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