From the daily archives: Thursday, February 17, 2011

having fun, making headlines from some of my favorite stories today. Tweet more!

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The Environmental Protection Agency has determined that a life was worth $9.1 million last year. The Food and Drug Administration had me down for $7.8 million. The Transportation Department valued a life at a  measly $6 million. Actually all these numbers are up, and some quite a lot since the Bush Administration. And they determine […] more!

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I read an article in the Thursday Styles section of The New York Times today about a “modern day traveling tailor” in Brooklyn. She specializes in creating “vintage reproductions” for the “young, recession-hit generation.” “Everyone has that pile of clothes that they’re like, ‘Eventually I’ll do something with this.’” My artwork was inspired by this […] more!

I met February 365dop artists Daniele Genadry and Lauren DiCioccio today in Chelsea Market for a lovely breakfast. As we caffeinated, we discussed the art world bubble, gender politics, and establishing balance. In two hours we covered a lot of ground. The path of our conversation reminded me of how 365dop has organically evolved, and […] more!

Mapping Mountains in Section A A6: Groups of Ecuadorean Villagers, Small but Healthy, May Hold Secret to Longevity “He discovered them when traveling on horseback to a roadless mountain village” A16:(image) Hawaii A18: As the Mainland Shivers, Hawaii Basks in Tourism’s Glow “Hawaii, meanwhile, had highs in the 80s last weekend with sunny skies in the […] more!

I was reading today on the paper about how industry managed to keep the low prices on alcohol products while experts warned: Elli Chortara © 2011 Tweet more!

German minister denies plagiarism on PhD thesis Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg got top marks for his 2006 law dissertation from the University of Bayreuth. But the Suddeutsche Zeitung says several long passages in the thesis seem to have just been lifted from other people’s work. The minister, who is currently on a visit to Afghanistan, has […] more! more!

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