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Felt Mistress: Pincer Lickin’ Good



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Cosmologist claims Universe may not be expanding

It started with a bang, and has been expanding ever since. For nearly a century, this has been the standard view of the Universe. Now one cosmologist is proposing a radically different interpretation of events — in which the Universe is not expanding at all. In a paper posted on the arXiv preprint server1, Christof Wetterich, a theoretical physicist at ... More
In: Science
‘The Newsroom’ Season 2 Premiere: How Aaron Sorkin Saved the HBO Drama



Even though I enjoyed watching Season 1, it wasn’t perfect. Andrew Romano explains it perfectly on The Daily Beast. And apparently, the best is yet to come in Season 2! The effect is revelatory. Once McAvoy & Co. are no longer forced to serve primarily as mouthpieces for their creator’s political views and mechanisms of his journalistic ... More
da-eYe for freedom of expression in Tunisia



Freedom of Expression is not a crime, and da-eYe knows very well about it. Since he first appeared on the walls in La Défense / Paris in the mid-80s (if you need an introduction, here it is), the one-eyed little guy with his witty humor and waggish manners is observing everything and calls out on everyone with no respect for freedom of expression. This ... More
In: World
Another Earth called a certainty

“There are hundreds of billions of stars in our Milky Way galaxy and upward of 100 billion galaxies in our universe. So the existence of a planet similar to Earth somewhere, is, in my mind a certainty…” Prof.  Sara Seager, astrophysicist, planetary scientist at MIT. Full article here. More
In: Science
Henry Miller on the Mystery of the Universe and the Meaning of Life

“This is the greatest damn thing about the universe. That we can know so much, recognize so much, dissect, do everything, and we can’t grasp it.” Maria Popova, @brainpicker. Full article here. More
In: Books
L’Appel pour une Tunisie des Libertés



Face à l’enlisement de la situation politique depuis des mois en Tunisie et suite à l’assassinat de Chokri Belaïd dont je vous parlais dans ce post, les appels se multiplient en Tunisie comme en France, pour que les lignes bougent. Si vous êtes inscrit à la newsletter du MagkaSama Project, vous pouvez suivre les événements (actions ... More
In: Events
L’assassinat de Chokri Belaïd ravive les tensions en Tunisie



Chokri Belaïd, l’une des figures de l’opposition de gauche en Tunisie et symbole de la classe populaire, a été tué de plusieurs balles le 6 février dernier, le premier assassinat politique post-révolution. Avocat défenseur des droits de l’Homme, emprisonné sous les régimes de Ben Ali et Bourguiba, il était secrétaire général ... More
In: World
Nick Kristof, Sheryl Sandberg about Women

I like when things look simple. When you can sum it up in one sentence. But in reality, things look quite different and may need a more balanced approach and not a somewhat oversimplified vision with on one side (quoting Sheryl Sandberg in Nick Kristof‘s article: She’s (Rarely) the Boss) ‘women who don’t aggressively pursue ... More
In: Opinion

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