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2013-01-16 23:03:36

Genealogy records website Genealogy.us.org now offers new reports that include genealogy tree roots that will enable users to uncover secrets. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 16, 2013 Genealogy records can be important to find out one's past through tracking down relatives. Genealogy.us.org offers a newer and better service that shows more than just birth and death records. With a new genealogy roots report, consumers can look up photos, search ancestors, view military and adoption records, and...

50 Years Of Kuhn's Scientific Revolutions
2013-01-01 09:18:17

Jedidiah Becker for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online While 2012 was a hallmark year for science, one exceptionally important event went largely unnoticed by most casual science observers: The 50th anniversary of one of the most influential and revolutionary science books that you've probably never heard of. In 1962 the University of Chicago Press published just over a thousand copies of a little book titled The Structure of Scientific Revolutions by a relatively young and unknown...

2012-12-17 11:16:47

Turns out the trope is true: You should trust your gut – as long as you´re an expert. So says a new study from researchers at Rice University, George Mason University and Boston College. “How expert someone is within a particular domain has a positive impact on their ability to make an accurate gut decision,” said Rice´s Erik Dane, lead author of a study published last month in the journal Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. However, he added,...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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