From the monthly archives: April 2011

  A 2-1/2” diameter circle hole was cut at the same location through all the papers for the month and saved.  These circles were sewed as two books of 2 weeks worth of newspapers each.  I kept the newspapers’ order and sections as the book’s signatures and added red to separate by day.  The book […]

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Tracy Timmins, 04-29-2011, “Back Wrap” Tweet

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A STRONGER AND CLEARER CLEAN WATER ACT, NY Times, Page A24, April 29, 2011, Editorial “The Obama administration’s new guidelines for the Clean Water Act are an important first step in restoring vital legal safeguards to wetlands and streams threatened by development and pollution.” Tweet

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  CAN YOU READ THIS?  IT’S CURSIVE, NY Times, Page A15, April 28, 2011, by KATIE ZEZIMA “For centuries, cursive handwriting has been an art.  To a growing number of young people, it is a mystery.” Tweet

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Chance poem made by throwing dice and using the front page headlines of the NY Times newspaper   Tweet

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OBSERVATORY: MIGRATING SEA TURTLES PICK UP MORE POLLUTION, NY Times, Page D3, April 25, 2011 by NICHOLAS BAKALAR.  “One of the many threats loggerhead sea turtles face is man-made pollution, but the extent of the risk is a question.” Tweet

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  Madame Nhu, Vietnam War Lightning Rod, Dies Tweet

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Instead of measuring the body, this tape has a spy code cryptogram that translates to ‘love your natural body type’. ONE SIZE FITS NOBODY: SEEKING A STEADY 4 or a 10, NY Times, Page A1, April 25, 2011, by STEPHANIE CLIFFORD.  “It’s a familiar problem for many women, as standard sizing has never been very […]

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In memory of Nikos Papazoglou (image from zeidoron.blogspot.com) Tweet

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  What’s next for cosmetic surgery: pets?  This kitten has the eyes and lips of a contemporary actress said to have the sexiest mouth and cat eyes. FOR MANY CHINESE, NEW WEALTH AND A FRESH FACE, NY Times, Page 6, April 24, 2011, by SHARON LAFRANIERE.  In 2009, China ranked third in the number of […]

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One year after the recourse to IMF Tweet

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Article: Helping sad rabbits feel hoppy again Tweet

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A HOLE IN THE ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT, NY Times, Page A22, April 22, 2011, EDITORIAL “The rider overturns a recent court ruling, prohibits further judicial review and cannot be good for the wolf. But the worst part is that it sets a terrible precedent — allowing Congress to decide the fate of animals on the […]

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44 years (21 April) after the beginning of the Greek dictatorship (image from inter.kke.gr) Tweet

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WILDLIFE AT RISK FACE LONG TIME AT U.S. AGENCY, NY Times, Page A1, April 21, 2011 by TODD WOODY “In February, the Obama administration declared the Pacific walrus to be at risk of extinction because its Arctic habitat was melting. But it declined to list the marine mammal as an endangered species, saying a backlog […]

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DIGGING FOR RAMPS? TOO DEEP?, NY Times, Page D1, April 20, 2011 by INDRANI SEN Sen writes that ramps, the tender-leaved wild leek may be pre-endangered in New York.  They are already banned from harvesting is some parts of the country.  He mentions that the American Ginseng is endangered species. Tweet

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  IN REVERSAL, POPPY CROP IS EXPANDING, NY Times, Page A8, April 19, 2011, by RAY RIVERA “KABUL, Afghanistan – Driven by soaring opium prices, farmers are expected to plant poppies at a sharply higher rate in parts of Afghanistan that were previously poppy free, the United Nations said Monday.” Tweet

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