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Culture: New York Times Magazine- January 22, 2023

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The New York Times Magazine – January 20, 2023:

Selling False Hope in India’s Cram City

In Kota, students from across the country pay steep fees to be tutored for elite-college admissions exams — which most of them will fail.

Cockfighting Is Illegal in the U.S. Why Does It Breed so Many Fighting Birds?

A rescued rooster named Twister at Vine Sanctuary in Vermont. The staff members there say he has two speeds: mellow and 100 miles per hour.

The long tradition of American game-fowl breeding has produced some of the world’s most coveted roosters.

A rescued rooster named Twister at Vine Sanctuary in Vermont. The staff members there say he has two speeds: mellow and 100 miles per hour .Credit…Andres Serrano for The New York Times

This Soup Is Yotam Ottolenghi’s Comfort Food

In this soup, lamb meatballs and semolina dumplings come with a zest of history.

Previews: The Economist Magazine – Dec 23-30, 2022

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The Economist Magazine (December 23 – 30, 2022) issue:

Our country of the year for 2022 can only be Ukraine

For the heroism of its people, and for standing up to a bully

What 2022 meant for the world

Some years bring disorder, others a resolution. This one asked questions

Elon Musk’s $44bn education on free speech

He has had a crash course in the trade-offs in protecting free expression

Research Preview: Science Magazine – Nov 11, 2022

Science Magazine – November 11, 2022 Issue:

Invasive mosquito adds to Africa’s malaria toll

Anopheles stephensi may dramatically increase the number of people at risk

As Musk reshapes Twitter, academics ponder taking flight

Many researchers are setting up profiles on another social media service known as Mastodon

Scientists on trial after speaking out on harassment

Astrophysicist Christian Ott filed a criminal complaint after job offer withdrawn

Perennial rice could be a ‘game changer’

Long-term study in China shows yields hold up and farmers save money and time

Previews: New Scientist Magazine – Nov 12, 2022

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New Scientist – November 12, 2022 Issue:

How JWST could find signs of alien life in exoplanet atmospheres

The James Webb Space Telescope can peer into alien skies like never before. With six potentially habitable planets within its sights, astronomers are entering a new era in the search for biology beyond our solar system

What age do you really become an adult? And why it’s vital to know

The age at which you are considered an adult differs around the world, but emerging research into the developing brain suggests we may have got the concept of adulthood all wrong. When do we really become a grown-up?

Cover Preview: Barron’s Magazine – Nov 7, 2022

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Inside Barron’s November 7, 2022 Issue:

A Legacy Is on the Line as Musk Takes Over Twitter

Love him or hate him, the Tesla CEO is about to show whether Twitter can take flight under his ownership. More than his billions are at stake.

Wishful Thinking Won’t Sway Fed on Rate Hikes. But a Recession Might.

A Divided Congress Might Not Be Good for Stocks This Time Around

As the Fed Leans Into Higher Rates, Investors Should Lean Into Fundamentals

Higher Interest Rates Alone Won’t Rein in Inflation. Here’s What Might.

Tech’s Next Problem: Businesses Are Cutting Back Too

Opinion: World Economy Woes, Elon Musk’s Might, Vaccine Fears Allayed

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, the outlook for the world economy, how worried you should be about Elon Musk’s superpowers (12:50), and a study allays fears that covid vaccines harm menstrual cycles (16:50). 

News: Germany-EU Energy Crisis Tensions, CNN Sued By Trump, Musk-Twitter

Tensions flare between Germany and the rest of the EU over the energy crisis. Plus: former US president Donald Trump sues CNN, a flick through the day’s papers and the London Film Festival kicks off.

Morning News: U.N. Chief In Moscow, U.S. Diplomats Return, Musk Buys Twitter

As UN chief António Guterres heads to Moscow, we give you the latest on his meeting with Vladimir Putin. Plus: US diplomats begin to return to Ukraine, Elon Musk strikes a deal to buy Twitter and a round-up of the latest news from the Nordic region.

Morning News: Tesla’s Humanoid, Supply Chain Issues, Credit Card Costs

A.M. Edition for Aug. 20. WSJ’s Costas Paris discusses the latest supply-chain issues in China and the broader slowdown in shipping goods around the world.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk reveals plans for a humanoid robot using artificial intelligence. Online sports-merchandise retailer Fanatics reorders the trading-card world. Oil prices decline. And, why using your credit card could cost more. Marc Stewart hosts.