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"I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity." - Edgar Allan Poe, was born 208 years ago today, on 19 January 1809 in Boston, Massachusetts.
n. Objects associated with Edgar Allen Poe; publications by or about him. Image credit: Illustration 14 for “The Raven” by Edgar Allan Poe for the line “Not the least obeisance made he” by Gustave...
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"There’s an intimacy to cursing, precisely because you know that you’re not supposed to do it. " #language 
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What makes choral singing unique and how does it posses the power to bring people together?
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Celebrating and analyzing the complexities of Muhammad Ali, "The Greatest of All Time."
Muhammad Ali’s funeral and memorial service brought together a seemingly incongruous cast of characters, once again spotlighting the many contradictions that have made it so difficult for commentators and biographers to extract a realistic assessment of his life. Even with a staggering amount written about him, Ali leaves behind a contested image largely characterized by misinterpretation.
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"There are more monthly visits to the WebMD network, a collection of health websites, than to all the doctors in the United States. ... The professions need to change. #Technology may force them to." #AI
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How much do you know about contemporary #Shakespeare? #quiz
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What motivates the people who play a vital role in the health and quality of life of hundreds of people every year? #medicine #healthcare #cardiology 
The ability to improve the health of another person or to save their life requires great skill, knowledge, and dedication. The impact that this work has goes above and beyond your average career, extending to the families and friends of patients. We were interested to discover what motivates the people who play a vital role in the health and quality of life of hundreds of people every year.
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“It’s a great reminder that it’s always important to return your books,” she said. “Even 60 years late.” #books #libraries
A Brooklyn native checked out “Gone With the Wind” in 1959. After cross-country moves and raising four children, she returned the book to an amused and thankful branch.
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"Any post- #Brexit legislation that is passed to strip back labour laws may not necessarily have the effect that is intended." #law
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"Read enough along these lines (there’s plenty more out there) and the sprightly horror of Dahl’s narratives no longer slips down quite so easily. Should we let this ruin his writing for us?" #literature #books #RoaldDahl
Roald Dahl was an unpleasant man who wrote macabre books – and yet children around the world adore them. Perhaps this shouldn’t surprise us, writes Hephzibah Anderson.
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Test your knowledge of #Aristotle, Kant, and #Plato with this quiz. #philosophy 
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