Monthly Archives: November 2017

We’re All Part of Trump’s Show – by Brett Stephens – NYT

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“This is why there’s a Colosseum in Rome, and why public spectacle, theater, cinema, TV and now the internet have always been handmaids of dictators. In Russia, it’s all about casting the president as a…

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7 Best WordPress Backup Plugins Compared (Pros and Cons)

Creating regular WordPress backups is the best thing you can do for your website. Backups give you peace of mind and can save you in catastrophic situations when your site gets hacked or you accidentally lock yourself out. There are … Continue reading

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Annie Baker’s Thanksgiving Retreat John Gives Ghosts Second Billing in Dallas –

“A charming but spooky bed and breakfast in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania hosts two young people struggling to hold their relationship together in a new play by Pulitzer Prize winner and MacArthur Genius Annie Baker. On at Undermain Theatre through Dec. 10, John is set during … Continue reading

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Review: John by Annie Baker | Undermain Theatre Open In Dallas now through Sun-Dec 10-2017

Review: John | Undermain TheatreOpen now through Sun, Dec 10 Next performance today at 7:30pm John Who? A rocky relationship crashes into a B&B stuffed with curios built over a bloody battlefield in Annie Baker’s ambitious, ambiguous John at Undermain … Continue reading

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11 Great Titles Expiring From Netflix in December – NYT Watching

waWatching is The New York Times’s TV and film recommendation website. Sign up for our thrice-weekly newsletter here. Every month, as various licenses expire, streaming services lose movies and TV series from their catalogs. Here are 11 great movies and … Continue reading

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The IUCN- International Union for Conservation of Nature- Red List grows larger with each update: Summary Statistics

“The most recent Red List of Threatened Species, compiled by the International Union for Conservation of Nature, counts around 46,000 critically endangered species, but it is thought that more species could be at risk.” “In addition to species changing status, The … Continue reading

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Earth could face sixth mass extinction within 100 years | The Independent

“Derek Tittensor, a marine ecologist at a UN conservation monitoring centre in Cambridge, said in the report: “In general the state of biodiversity is worsening, in many cases significantly.” Current estimates assume that the rate of extinction is anything from … Continue reading

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Species Extinctions – Science and the Endangered Species Act – NCBI Bookshelf

“Rates of Extinction In a 1992 report to Congress, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service categorized 711 species of plants and animals as follows: improving—69 (10%), stable—201 (28%), declining—232 (33%), extinct—14 (2%), and unknown—195 (27%) (USFWS, 1992). The relative proportions … Continue reading

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Living Planet Report 2016 | Pages | WWF

“The Living Planet Report documents the state of the planet—including biodiversity, ecosystems, and demand on natural resources—and what it means for humans and wildlife. Published by WWF every two years, the report brings together a variety of research to provide … Continue reading

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Washington Has Delivered a Tangled Message on AT&T’s Power – by David Gelles – NYT

“On Monday, the Department of Justice sued to block AT&T’s proposed $85.4 billion takeover of Time Warner, a deal that would unite one of the country’s biggest internet providers with the company that owns CNN, HBO and the Warner Bros. … Continue reading

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