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Only Angels Have Wings (1939, Howard Hawks)

The first forty-five minutes of Only Angels Have Wings is mostly continual present action. Jean Arthur arrives in a South American port town, looking around–followed by two possible ne’er-do-wells (Allyn Joslyn and Noah Beery Jr.)–and the film tracks her experience. 1 182 ord igjen


Reflections on Papers Past: Revisiting Andersson 1982

by Hari Sridhar

In a paper published in Nature in 1982, Malte Andersson showed, experimentally, that female long-tailed widowbirds choose mates based on the lengths of their tails. 2 876 ord igjen


The Ivory Tower, or Why People Don’t Read Like They Used To.

Bookstores are struggling like never before. Borders is a thing of the past, and Barnes & Nobel is looking for a buyer. Some smaller bookstores are actually doing pretty well, but the industry as a whole is struggling. 878 ord igjen

Beyoncé - Run the World (Girls)


Published on May 18, 2011

Beyoncé’s official video for ‘Run The World (Girls)’. Click to listen to Beyoncé on Spotify:… As featured on 4. 159 ord igjen


Charles Dickens' Hard Times:

‘Now, what I want is Facts. Teach these boys and girls nothing but Facts. Facts alone are wanted in life. Plant nothing else, and root out everything else. 646 ord igjen

Bookish Discussions

What writers can learn from the classics

I recently finished reading The Ladies’ Paradise, written by Émile Zola, first published in 1883. To be fair, I hadn’t heard of this book before so I’m not sure how much of a cult classic it is, but I decided to give it a shot anyway. 375 ord igjen


Grim Tales-Man-sized in Marble

Those sure are spooky statues up at the church. And it sure is strange that the housekeeper quit after telling how those statues come alive and come back to wreak havoc in the house you just rented. 5 744 ord igjen