Monthly Archives: September 2016

Why Linguists are Fascinated by the American Jewish Accent | Atlas Obscura

The linguistic field of prosody, the story of melody, pitch, and other hard-to-study verbal traits, is suddenly hot. Source: Why Linguists are Fascinated by the American Jewish Accent | Atlas Obscura

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Oil Kings home opener Rogers Place

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Sukhbir confirms tickets for Kohar, Wadala, Khera

JALANDHAR: Almost confirming tickets for three of the six Akali Dal constituencies in Jalandhar, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal said there was no doubt that minister Ajit Singh Kohar, MLA Gurpartap Singh Wadala and constituency in charge Baldev Khera would … Continue reading

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This Large Rugby Child Is Out Of Hand | Deadspin

A fun thing about youth sports is that children develop at very different speeds, and therefore you get kids who are the same age on the same field, but who have vastly different ability levels. Source: This Large Rugby Child … Continue reading

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In pictures: India’s dying Christian communities

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-37346578

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Single source of truth· Redux

Source: Three Principles · Redux

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Google street view blurs cow’s face in Cambridge

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cambridgeshire-37378007

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Can India really halve its road deaths?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-37362728

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OSIRIS-REx spacecraft launches tonight for mission to grab asteroid sample | Science News

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft, illustrated with its robotic sampling arm extended, is scheduled to launch September 8 on a mission to bring pieces of an asteroid back to Earth. BY CHRISTOPHER CROCKETT 6:00AM, SEPTEMBER 8, 2016 A spacecraft destined to bring … Continue reading

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It’s Tough Being Over 40 in Silicon Valley – Bloomberg

Older workers are trying lawsuits, classes, makeovers—even surgery—to keep working. Source: It’s Tough Being Over 40 in Silicon Valley – Bloomberg

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