Monthly Archives: June 2011

Fake Identities Were Used on Twitter in Effort to Get Information on Weiner

June 17, 2011 Fake Identities Were Used on Twitter in Effort to Get Information on Weiner By JENNIFER PRESTON At least three months before the revelation that former Representative Anthony D. Weiner was sending lewd messages and photos to women … Continue reading

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Polish (Cichon): nickname from a derivative of cichy ‘quiet’, ‘calm’.

Polish (Cichon): nickname from a derivative of cichy ‘quiet’, ‘calm’.

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So Much More Than Plasma and Poison

June 6, 2011 So Much More Than Plasma and Poison By NATALIE ANGIER BALTIMORE — Until I met Doug Allen, the wiry, ponytailed senior aquarist who guided me through the extremely popular jellyfish exhibit at the National Aquarium, my personal … Continue reading

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Letter of Hitler’s First Anti-Semitic Writing May Be the Original

Letter of Hitler’s First Anti-Semitic Writing May Be the Original By JACK EWING FRANKFURT — In 1919, a soldier in Munich discovered that he could galvanize small groups of fellow trench warfare veterans with virulently anti-Semitic oratory. A superior officer, … Continue reading

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Push for A’s at Private Schools Is Keeping Costly Tutors Busy

Push for A’s at Private Schools Is Keeping Costly Tutors Busy By JENNY ANDERSON Siddharth Iyer spent eight Mays cramming for finals, first at Stuyvesant High School and then at Columbia University. Nine years later, it is still crunch time … Continue reading

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Makes My Mad

A Disabled Boy’s Death, and a System in Disarray By DANNY HAKIM Jonathan Carey did not die for lack of money. New York State and the federal government provided $1.4 million annually per person to care for Jonathan and the … Continue reading

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