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Harvard University Press Blog

<i>In</i> The Meaning of Belief: Religion from an Atheist’s Point of View<i>, a short book recognized as one of the year’s best on religion, philosopher Tim</i> …

Siege of Tyre

The city of Tyre has been besieged many times throughout history.<p>Siege of Tyre (724–720 BC) by the Assyrians under Shalmaneser V and Sargon II<br>• Siege …

The price of college admission for Asian Americans.

In November 2016, I made a nervous visit to Yale University’s office of admissions. An assistant led me past the lobby, filled with antsy high …

College & University

Bitcoin could cost us our clean-energy future

If you’re like me, you’ve probably been ignoring the bitcoin phenomenon for years — because it seemed too complex, far-fetched, or maybe even too …

Bank of England

Employees are human beings, not resources

18 Verbs Even Native Speakers Often Confuse (Infographic)

Enjoyed this infographic? Here’s what you can do next:<p>1.9Kshares<br>• Share it<p>Want this infographic on your blog or website? Easy, just copy and paste this …

Mateo 19:12 - Reina-Valera 1960

You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. Learn more<p><b>You must be logged in to view your newly purchased content.</b> Please …

Influence: The 4-Step Process for Selling Anything to Anyone

People only buy when they trust the person selling.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Influence is described as <i>"the capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behavior of someone or something."</i> However as subtle as some forms of influence might seem as …

Selling

History of China

"Empire of China" redirects here. For the empire founded by Yuan Shikai, see Empire of China (1915–16).<p>Written records of the <b>history of China</b> date …

The Introvert’s Hate/Hate Relationship With Spontaneity

<b>“The man who is prepared has his battle half fought.” ~Miguel De Cervantes</b><p>They say you should live in the present, and “they” form a chorus of voices …

Gemini 7

<b>Gemini 7</b> (officially <b>Gemini VII</b>)[5] was a 1965 manned spaceflight in NASA's Gemini program. It was the fourth manned Gemini flight, the twelfth manned …

Space rendezvous

A <b>space rendezvous</b> is an orbital maneuver during which two spacecraft, one of which is often a space station, arrive at the same orbit and approach to …

How to Survive the Media Apocalypse

Pivot to readers.<p><i>Updated on November 30</i><p>Agony is the natural state of the news industry. Newspaper sales per capita peaked before color television was a thing, and magazines have been in decline since the Clinton administration. When it comes to the finances of the Fourth Estate, bad news is, …

Digital Advertising

What Really Happened At The School Where Every Graduate Got Into College

Brian Butcher, a history teacher at Ballou High School, sat in the bleachers of the school's brand-new football field last June watching 164 seniors receive diplomas. It was a clear, warm night and he was surrounded by screaming family and friends snapping photos and cheering.<p>It was a triumphant …

Education

Genetically Engineering Yourself Sounds Like a Horrible Idea—But This Guy Is Doing It Anyway

Josiah Zayner took a swig from his beer and squinted into the spotlight. He was already kind of drunk. He also hadn’t bothered to write a speech. …

Bill Gates

No Family Is Safe From This Epidemic

As an admiral I helped run the most powerful military on Earth, but I couldn't save my son from the scourge of opioid addiction.<p>The last photograph of my son Jonathan was taken at the end of a new-student barbecue on the campus green at the University of Denver. It was one of those bittersweet …

Drug Addiction

Bitcoin Is a Delusion That Could Conquer the World

The cryptocurrency’s current price is completely unreal. Then again, so is money.<p>A bar of gold. A disk of iron. A chain of beads. A card of plastic. A slip of cotton-linen paper. These things are worthless. One cannot eat them, or drink them, or use them as a blanket. But they are valuable, too. …

Cryptocurrency

The Obsidian Serpent

Around 9 p.m. on the chilly night of December 20, 2011, outside a strip mall in Placentia, California, James McGillivray lay down to go to sleep. …

Volunteering Abroad? Read This Before You Post That Selfie

Think before you snap that selfie.<p>That's the serious message of a joint campaign created by two groups that have spent the past few years poking fun at problematic photos taken by Western volunteers. They often have the tendency to paint themselves as saviors to needy people in low-income countries.<p>…

Social Media

Life goes deeper

The Earth is not a solid mass of rock: its hot, dark, fractured subsurface is home to weird and wonderful life forms<i>By Gaetan Borgonie & Maggie …

Biology

Response Time vs. Resolution Time: Understanding your SLA

Boston Help Desk Answers Your Calls.<p>Experience Boston's Most Reliable IT Services Company.<p>Book Your Free IT Consultation<p>And Take The First Step …

The Push to Make French Gender-Neutral

Can changing the structure of a language improve women’s status in society?<p>“My homeland is the French language,” author Albert Camus once wrote—and many French people would agree. That’s why any attempt at changing the language is often met with suspicion. So the uproar was almost instantaneous …

Linguistics

If you liked the Cambrian Explosion, you’ll love the Ordovician Radiation | Ars Technica

Life went nuts 450 million years ago, when oxygen levels rose in the seas.<p>Over half a billion years ago, during the Cambrian geological period, life …

A New Bird Species Has Evolved on Galapagos And Scientists Watched It Happen

It's the first time humans have seen this in the wild.<p>For the first time, scientists have been able to observe something amazing: the evolution of a …

Why 2020 Will Be the Year of the Woman

In this post-Weinstein moment, Democrats are pining for the karmic justice of defeating Trump with shards from a glass ceiling. Here’s how it could happen.<p>One year after a Republican accused of sexual misconduct was elected president, and Democrats are the ones in turmoil about misogynistic …

Sexual Harassment

Kranzberg’s Six Laws of Technology, a Metaphor, and a Story

Dr. Melvin Kranzberg was a professor of the history of technology at the Georgia Institute of Technology and the founding editor of <i>Technology and</i> …

Why a leading political theorist thinks civilization is overrated

A new book challenges how we think about human progress.<p>Is civilization good for us? Has it made us any happier?<p>The takeaway from a new book by James Scott, a professor of political science and anthropology at Yale University, is that the answer to the first question is yes but it’s complicated, …

Anthropology

Al-Ándalus

Se conoce como <b>al-Ándalus</b> (en árabe clásico: الأندلس) al territorio de la península ibérica y de la Septimania bajo poder musulmán durante la Edad …

How decades of bad decisions broke GE

General Electric has been a piston of the American economic engine for 125 years. It pioneered the light bulb and the jet engine. It survived the Great Depression, the dot-com crash and the 2008 financial meltdown.<p>But now GE faces a different kind of challenge -- a nightmare cash crunch that could …

Great Depression