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Changes in the way we live

Oil produced the modern world—its ways of work, warfare and recreation—and soon, we are told, the end of cheap oil will produce abrupt, wrenching changes in the way we live.


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The F-Word

The summer before freshman year, I got my housing package from Duke. Immediately, a CD-ROM stuffed into the packet caught my eye.


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SIR ELTON feels pathetic

Another week and 14 more diary entries have SIR ELTON all cried out. SIR ELTON makes sure to write an entry every morning and every night to maximize conveyance of pathetic feelings of vulnerability.


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Einstein's Universe

Physics: the fundamental science and ultimate source of technological innovation in our society, focused at the heart of inquiry about space and time.


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I hate the Garden State

It’s rare when every friend you come across independently tells you to watch the same movie. You’ll love it, they say. You’ll really grasp those uber-profound themes.