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  • 28 Apr 2009

    Dewey, meet Fidel

    Another library cat has cropped up, this time in Kent, England. Unlike the famous case of Dewey, who was dropped off in a book return box however, Fidel visits each day from a nearby home, hanging out while his owners are at work. The BBC article >>

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  • 14 Apr 2009
    A bird

    Darwin Egg Discovered: Bird was delicious

    A newly discovered egg from Darwin's Beagle voyage is probably the only one left. Plus, according to Darwin, the bird itself was very tasty.

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  • 23 Mar 2009

    Darwin and Vegetables

    According to recent Cambridge University documents, Darwin loved his vegetables. So much so, that he paid more to his college dining hall to have them at meals. Luckily, fresh vegetables today are inexpensive–a true luxury. Read about it at BBC News >>

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  • 3 Mar 2009

    Richard Bronk on BBC Forum

    The Romantic Economist Richard Bronk chats with James Lovelock and choreographer Shobana Jeyasingh, on BBC’s The Forum. Bronk even provides the weekly 60 second idea to change the world. Bronk’s advice? take heed of the traditional Greek dictum ‘moderation in all things, nothing in excess’. These words were carved on the temple of Apollo in […]

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  • 2 Feb 2009

    Romantic Economist Richard Bronk on Start the Week

    Why do we assume that economists have a firm grasp on the markets when the economy itself is driven by innovation and new, unfamiliar ideas? Romantic Economist author Richard Bronk wishes to address this dilemma with some inspiration from the Romantics. He was on BBC Start the Week today; here’s the clip >>

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