The pulsional discourse of Kristeva semiotic, present in abundance in the music, was nowhere to be seen as the quietly regal but mostly static figure of Geoffrey Scott delivered the opera’s pivotal text from center stage. The director was evidently relying on the compelling, budding talent of the young counter tenor to hold the audience’s […]

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SPO and the PET are in high alert. They know where the attack is planned to happen, and everyone is working feverishly to locate Victoria and Iyad. Al Shishani, Iyad, Victoria, Oskar and Claes have escaped Copenhagen and arrive at their final destination; a desolate Swedish country house. Thank you for the note concerning the […]

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Google Glass, Google’s first entry into the wearable tech market, is back in the news this week after a Glass user reported being assaulted for wearing her device in public. It’s been well over a year since Google first announced the smart headset in the summer of 2012 at its developers’ conference. But it’s clear […]

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However, it Littlest Brother has discovered my true weakness: this year, he asked for his Christmas present to be a trip to Chicago, to stay with me and for us to see a concert together. Which mercilessly appeals to the part of me that loves giving gifts, the part of me that loves planning things, […]

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If you establish a routine, the whole thing is pretty easy. Daily feedings go on autopilot, and weekend trash emptying is the norm. I didn have much trouble integrating them into my life, and the joy they bring me is acute. Presenting them on special occasion has been a tradition since ages. This year, all […]

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Acute lower respiratory tract infection (LRTI) is one of the most common conditions managed internationally and is costly to health services and patients. Despite good evidence that antibiotics are not effective for improving the symptoms of uncomplicated LRTI, they are widely prescribed, contributing to antimicrobial resistance. Many of the symptoms observed in LRTI are mediated […]

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