Leah Cohen

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Dear Match Book: Seeking Poems That Bridge Humankind’s Worlds

<b>Dear Match Book,</b><p><i>I am a student studying literature and Spanish, with a particular penchant for poetry. My favorite poets are those who embrace nature, like Mary Oliver; those who weave together thoughts about the human condition with thoughts about science and history, like Albert Goldbarth; and</i> …

Week 13: Hounded on All Sides, a Cornered President Snarls

While Mueller pokes his cage, Trump plays guard dog to Confederate culture and heritage.<p>If and when the American Kennel Club gets around to assigning a new breed for dogs that resemble President Donald Trump—portly with short paws and a chow chow mane of Clorox blond?—it should not neglect to …

SCIENCE: Eating What You Pick Out Of Your Nose Might Actually Be Good For Your Health

Eating boogers (or bogies) is the key to a happier and healthier life. You might be reading that last sentence over for the third time, but that’s exactly what scientists are saying they’ve recently found. According to scientists, new research shows eating snot could help people’s immune systems …

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For a Slavic given name, see Stepan (given name).<p><b>Stepan</b> (Ukrainian: Степань; Polish: <i>Stepań</i>; Hebrew: סטפאן‎) is an urban-type settlement in Sarny …

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5 Must-Reads on the Ever-Present Issue of Anti-Semitism

James Carroll<p>Written by an ex-Jesuit priest, this is considered by many to be the definitive work on Christian anti-Semitism. From charges of deicide to institutionalized anti-Jewish sentiment in the Church to the Inquisition, this books delineates systemic demonization and expulsions of Jews. …

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This Jewish Actress Made Hollywood History

Luise Rainer–the first actress to win consecutive Academy Awards–would have been 107 today. She died two years ago at her home in London at 104 years …

10 of the Best Poems for New Year

The best new year poems Seeing in the New Year is a time-honoured tradition, so it should come as little surprise that many of the greatest poets …

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Poetry can heal – it helped me through depression

In Dante’s time, books were sold in apothecary shops: literature as medicine. I learned this when I was very ill, during an acute episode of manic depression, and I was struck by the profound metaphor behind this commercial fact. The apothecary of literature can heal, and I would need it …

Literature

“Hey Siri” on you iPad is capable of so much more than you thought

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Siri? A dictation assistant? A way to get help with directions? Someone to talk to and ask all sorts of ridiculous questions? Well, turns out, she is all that and so much more. When Apple introduced the “Hey Siri” feature in iOS 9 it …

The Heartbreaking Reason This Photo of a Snoozing Polar Bear Cub is Anything but Sweet - One Green Planet

Looking at the picture of a tiny polar bear cub sweetly clutching a white teddy bear while fast asleep will make most viewers “ooh” and “aah” in …

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How to Read 100 Books a Year

Does your reading list keep growing? Did you buy books that you've never read? It might be time to cross more books from your list this year than ever.<p>If you're reading less than you want, you're not the only one. One year ago I looked at my Goodreads page and noticed that I had read only five …

Baltimore psychologist pioneers team using psychedelics as ‘sacred’ medicine

Baltimore is known to many as the heroin capital of the US. If William Richards has anything to do with it, it may also become the nation’s most psychedelic city.<p>For the past 15 years, a Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine program co-founded by Richards has dosed hundreds of people with a …

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Mbeli Bai Study is the longest running study on western lowland gorillas and the second longest on forest elephant.

Gorilla designs supports Mbeli!<p>Website update<p>WCS Blog Features Mbeli Bai<p>1/10<p>Please reload<p>1/5<p>Jana Robeyst died in April 2016, whilst pursuing a career …

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Gamer dog shows owner how to play iPad app

This cute puppy shows that dogs can be gamers too as he plays with an app on his owners iPad<p>An iPad with lots of gaming apps will keep a child content indefinitely, but this video shows that it can be used to occupy your dog as well.<p>This adorable pup was playing with an application on his owner's …

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