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1 hr ago | Examiner.com
Kill Your Darlings is the previously untold story of murder that brought together a young Allen Ginsberg Daniel Radcliffe), Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs at Columbia University in 1944, providing the spark that would... Award-winning filmmaker John Krokidas makes his feature directorial debut in the provocative biographical drama film Kill ... (more)
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3 hrs ago | The Telegraph
Research team members Amy Hessl and Neil Pederson study Siberian pine trees in Mongolia to reconstruct a year-by-year record of soil moisture over the past 1,112 years New Delhi, March 10: A 15-year period of unusually high rainfall in Mongolia fuelled Genghis Khan's conquest spree across Asia in the early 13th century, planting the seeds for ... (more)
3 hrs ago | National Geographic
Some 800 years ago, ancestors of modern Mongolians conquered the world on horseback.
4 hrs ago | Real Clear Politics
In 1983, an idealistic student of political science at Columbia University in New York penned an article for the university magazine railing against the "war mentality" of America and "the relentless, often silent spread of militarism in the country".
6 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York
Columbia University began the second half of the 20th century in decline, bottoming out with the student riots of 1968.
8 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com
Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts concludes the 2013-14 Composer Portraits series with the music of Australian composer, Liza Lim, featuring International Contemporary Ensemble: Karina Cannellakis, conductor, Tony Arnold, soprano, Gareth Flowers, trumpet, Ross Karre, percussion, and Michael Nicolas, cello.
11 hrs ago | Switched
Alec Ross is a senior fellow at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs.
13 hrs ago | The Times Leader
A recent film called "The Monument Men" tells the tale of men that had a different call of duty during World War II.
Obesity may be the cause of death in one out of five adults, which is much higher than previously estimated.
This first official picture of the Soviet satellite Sputnik I was issued in Moscow October 9, 1957, showing the four-antennaed satellite resting on a three-legged pedestal.
Ian Lipkin, world-renowned virus hunter, is often jetting off to far-flung countries - countries in the middle of strange epidemics, that is.
A recent roundtable discussion at Columbia University examined the issue of image crafting by authoritarian governments in the Caucasus and Central Asia, especially Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan.
The Sunshine Coast Chapter of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada welcomes David Hefland as its guest speaker next Friday night, March 14. The presentation takes place at 7:30 p.m. at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre in Sechelt.
Errol Louis interviews newsmakers from New York City and beyond on NY1's Inside City Hall program, every weeknight at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. NY1 VIDEO: Victoria Murillo, a political science professor from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs, and Alejandro Velasco, an assistant professor of Latin American Studies at NYU, ... (more)
Robert Gintel, a 35-year Key Largo resident, is the grand marshal of this year's Irish Festival, which takes place at the Caribbean Club, mile marker 104, on Saturday, March 15. Gintel is a local philanthropist who has contributed to many well-known Upper Keys projects, including Jacob's Aquatic Center, the Florida Keys Wild Bird Center and ... (more)
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