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Text in lost language may reveal god or goddess worshipped by Etruscans at ancient temple

"We know how Etruscan grammar works, what's a verb, what's an object, some of the words," Warden said. "But we hope this will reveal the name of the …

Republicans

‘The Invaders’ sees dogs as key to modern humans’ success

The Invaders<i><br>Pat Shipman<br>Harvard Univ., $29.95</i><p>Ancient humans drove Neandertals to extinction around 40,000 years ago with the help of dogs soon after …

Humanity

10 Reasons Why “Come and See” Is The Best War Movie Ever Made

Released in 1985 to critical acclaim, Elem Klimov’s “Come and See” is not an underrated film – those who see it are quick to recognize its …

The Art of Framing: The Sherlock Exemple

<i>The Art of Framing</i> is a new category I have wanted to start for a while now, and after this month’s multiple shootings (more on that soon) where I …

A Letter to Future Conservative Professors

Bob Maranto and I wrote this letter because of an invitation by the National Association of Scholars. We thank them for allowing us to reprint it …

How Serial shook up the podcasting industry

From the ubiquity of mobile to the runaway success of Serial, it's the golden age for podcasts, and the Swedish start-up Acast has some big ideas<p>Until six months ago, the true story of a murdered girl and her convicted ex-boyfriend had been languishing for 15 years, known by perhaps a hundred or so …

Serial (Podcast)
Texas Rangers

Can Gay Wedlock Break Political Gridlock?

An exploration in Material Design

By Arthur Bodolec, Design co-founder at feedly<p>Google recently launched Android Lollipop which introduces some major changes and a new visual language …

UI Design
Economics

Six Stories for the Fantasy Newbie

<i>Hilary Armstrong is a literature student at U.C. Santa Barbara and a Longreads intern. She recently shared six stories for the science-fiction</i> …

Šamanka Bulc je žalitev za razum, vrnite raje Bratuškovo!

V četrtek, 9.10., smo na Portalu Plus objavili, da je Violeta Bulc "rahlo ezoterična", s tem da je v zraku obviselo vprašanje, ali bi morali takšno …

Quit Lit: Do the Humanities Need the University?

There’s a new genre taking shape on blogs, Twitter, and even in the pages of <i>The London Review of Books:</i> Quit Lit. Just last week, Mariana Warner, a …

Picturing Schrodinger's cat

Researchers from the Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information (IQOQI), the Vienna Center for Quantum Science and Technology (VCQ), and …

For sale: Systems that can secretly track where cellphone users go around the globe

View Graphic<p>Makers of surveillance systems are offering governments across the world the ability to track the movements of almost anybody who carries a cellphone, whether they are blocks away or on another continent.<p>The technology works by exploiting an essential fact of all cellular networks: They …

FlipFlop Global on Flipboard

By Žiga Turk | Good reads about Politics, Current Affairs, Economy, Science, Technology, Europe ... Kind of weekend supplement of social media …

Twoo - Spoznaj nove ljudi

Skoraj končano!<p>Življenje je bolj pisano, če spoznamo več ljudi.<p>Življenje obarva tista modra oseba z dobrim nasvetom; tisto noro dekle, z enakimi …

Tedenski izbor

Danes je moto dneva povprečnost. Danes seveda nihče z IQ, višjim od sobne temperature, ne bi upal Slovenije več postaviti v bližino kakšnega …

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A concrete approach to learning how to program

Learn the basics of a weakly-typed language, and avoid languages that force or strongly encourage object-oriented programming with classes. Seriously …

Why it’s easier to rob bitcoins than banks

Beware of bitcoins. They’re the “Wild West” of currencies, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.<p>“The CFPB advises consumers to be …

Bitcoin

Kurds — Good Guys in a Bad Neighborhood

Wherein I ask Robert Caruso about the crisis in Iraq<p>With American jets and drones flying top cover, Kurdish Peshmerga forces have launched …

Euro-Med Documents Israel’s Use of Human Shields in Gaza

Euro-Med Documents Israel’s Use of Human Shields in Gaza<p>Geneva- The Israeli military uses Palestinian civilians as human shields, a new report from …

Israel