From the daily archives: Friday, February 4, 2011

The Presence of (admitted) Uncertainty Instances of acknowledged uncertainty in Section A news.  (found at least once on the following 13 pages) A1: in Despite Doubts, JPMorgan Kept Ties to Madoff and Egypt Officials Widen Crackdown;U.S. in Talks for Mubarak to Quit and Worried Parents Push for Action On a Carcinogen in City Schools and […]

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In today’s Oregonian, on the front page, a story about the decline of the sturgeon caught my eye. Sturgeon have been around a long time, live for decades, breed after five years and then only once every three years. Their numbers are declining for many reasons-smaller numbers of the fish they normally eat and, of […]

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I know, let’s make health care really expensive and guns really cheap. Yeah, that sounds like a great idea. Fun too…  A reaction to the sad reality faced by the Tucson shooting victims who are now beginning to receive their medical bills. Tweet

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An article in the Weekend Arts section of The New York Times caught my attention today. The first part of the title reads, “As in Life, Timing is Everything….” The images in the article, including clocks and watches, were more appealing to me than the article, itself, and inspired me to draw an image of […]

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Undertaking 150 minutes a week of moderate physical activity can reduce the risk of breast and colon cancers, according to the new Global Recommendations on Physical Activity for Health released by WHO today on World Cancer Day. “Physical activity has a strong role to play in reducing the incidence of certain cancers,” says Dr Ala […]

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This is sort of metaphorical for me. I’m still without the Times. Lacking the newspaper, time to devote to keeping abreast of current events, and  the actual hours to dedicate today to pondering the themes I want to explore during this residency. Tomorrow, tomorrow! Tweet

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This illustration was inspired by the article about the support of the public libraries and their importance and the protest against closing them down due to financial cuts and Save Out Libraries Day where people decide to attend and read at the libraries http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2011/feb/04/protests-save-our-libraries-day Elli Chortara © 2011 Tweet

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Took me awhile to get this one up, but I liked relating the unrelated. Tweet

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