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Animal calls may contain more language-like structure, says new study

Aug 20, 2014

Animal calls may contain more language-like structure, says new study

The calls of many animals, from whales to wolves, might contain more language-like structure than previously thought, according to a new study. #Environment #Markov #Animal calls #Proceedings of the Royal Society B
Robin Williams hanged himself with a belt, had multiple cuts on wrist Police

Aug 13, 2014

Robin Williams hanged himself with a belt, had multiple cuts on wrist Police

The condition of the body indicated Williams had been dead for at least a few hours, Boyd said. Williams also had superficial cuts on his wrist, and a pocketknife was found nearby. #NewsTracker #Robin Williams #Dead Poets Society #Mrs Doubtfire #The Birdcage #One Hour Photo #The Fisher King #Zelda Williams

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'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

Jun 16, 2014

'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

The government should either ban foreign funding of all NGOs altogether or allow this funding only when routed through a specially created autonomous Board. #India #Civil society #InMyOpinion #Intelligence Bureau #NGOs #Greenpeace #IB #Blogs #IB Report #NGO funds #leaked report #comment
When Hindutva replaces rational thought in our green movements

Jul 01, 2012

When Hindutva replaces rational thought in our green movements

By using particular icons and tapping specific belief systems, many environmentalists and conservationists reaffirm the worldviews of the dominant caste and religion. Can we preach respect for nature while practicing hegemony over other people? #TheLongView #Hindutva #Vrindavan #International Society for Krishna Consciousness #Tehri dam #Sunderlal Bahuguna

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When Hindutva replaces rational thought in our green movements

Aug 20, 2014

Building Blocks: A Brooklyn Map That Shows Battle Positions Instead of Trader Joe’s

The borough’s historical society is exhibiting the map carried by Lt. Gen. Hugh Percy in the Battle of Brooklyn in 1776, marking the American positions the British intended to overrun...
When Hindutva replaces rational thought in our green movements

Aug 20, 2014

Critic’s Notebook: Strange Lands Series Celebrates Soviet-Era Sci-Fi Films

Strange Lands: International Sci-Fi, from the Film Society of Lincoln Center, looks at a genre through little-known, non-American works... #Film Society of Lincoln Center #Film Society of Lincoln Center
When Hindutva replaces rational thought in our green movements

Aug 21, 2014

'Blurred Lines' model Emily Ratajkowski says men needs to get over naked women

Model Emily Ratajkowski of "Blurred Lines" music video fame says society needs to get over nudity... #Film Society of Lincoln Center #Film Society of Lincoln Center