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Business books of the Decade by the FT

In Books by Fredy Ore

The Financial Times has created a micro-site which lists the best business books of the Decade across a number of areas including History, Economics, Behavioural Science, Technology, Innovation and others. …

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ESA Rosetta Philea lands on Comet!

In Science by Fredy Ore

The European Space Agency’s (ESA) Philae lander from the Rosetta space mission has finally landed on the P67 Comet a few minutes ago! Amazing! #67P at 08:21 UT during #CometLanding …

What is etymology and folk-etymology?

In Archive by Fredy Ore

Etymology is the study of the origins of words. Through old texts and comparison with other languages, etymologists reconstruct the history of words – when they entered a language, from …

The night sky is perhaps dimming further over time

In Archive by Fredy Ore

I came across this interesting article by researchers with the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Washington, who have discovered the amount of sunlight hitting the ground over China dropped by …

An introduction article on Taxonomies

In Archive by Fredy Ore

Liz Edols has written a great introductory article on what exactly are Taxonomies? …’structures that provide a way of classifying things – living organisms, products, books – into a series …