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The science of the perfect second
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Has the celebrated musical eclipsed the man himself?
From the titles of computer-science papers published by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and retracted after it was discovered that they were written by software that generates fake…
Why the economy is worse than we know
From the Forum “Undoing Bush” One of the best things about the departure of the Bush Administration will be the end of headache-creating cognitive dissonance. It has taken over institutions…
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