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Sin luz y sin internet

Fuente: Nilsa Pietri Castellón / ENDITras nueve días sin internet, he comprendido que nuestra dependencia extrema en la comunicación digital no solo es peligrosa sino también injustificada.Hemos...

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¿Podemos gobernarnos?

Fuente: Eudaldo Báez Galib/ENDI Indudablemente ha habido muchos puertorriqueños intelectualmente capacitados para gobernar. Entonces, ¿por qué estamos como estamos?El consenso es que nuestra situación...

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Oscar López Rivera gana premio literario

Fuente: NoticelEl libro “Cartas a Karina”, escrito por el exprisionero político Oscar López Rivera, ganó el primer premio en el “2017 International Latino Book Award”, categoría “Most Inspirational...

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Los septiembres y los huracanes

Fuente:  Xiomara Feliberty Casiano / ENDIComo muchos, tengo recuerdos vagos y algunos precisos del huracán Georges, en el 98. Mi familia, en el oeste, aún debate cuánto tiempo estuvimos sin agua...

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Skeleton plundered from Mexican cave was one of the Americas’ oldest

Source: NatureA human skeleton — probably one of the Americas' oldest — was stolen from the Chan Hol Cave in Mexico soon after it was discovered in 2012. A human skeleton that was stolen from an...

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El doble filo digital: reacción al “Archivo digital” de Joseph Harrison Flores

por Rodrigo FernosHoy dia Joseph Harrison se reconoce por su afán de ‘digitalización’ del archivo general de Puerto Rico; un ‘millonario’  que pone la tecnología mientras las agencias ponen los...

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Stop hoarding ancient bones, plead archaeologists

Source: NatureThe quest to chronicle the past using DNA from ancient humans and animals has become a cut-throat ‘game of bones’, in which a handful of genetics laboratories are hoarding precious...

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A Game That Explains Why Nobody Trusts Each Other Anymore

Source: GizmodoThe Evolution of Trust is an interactive presentation by Nicky Case that explores cheating and cooperation. The short narrative experience attempts to explain the rise of mistrust and...

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That HBO Game of Thrones Hack Was Worse Than We Thought

Source: GizmodoWell, this isn’t terribly surprising. According to the latest dispatch from Variety, the hackers who broke into HBO’s servers and stole 1.5 terabytes of data, including at least one...

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Online abuse and my children: a cautionary tale

Source: iMoreAs a father of three active children, I'm no stranger to calls from school in the middle of the day.They happen a lot, and for all different reasons. Lunchboxes left at home, bruises...

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Se muere Río Piedras

Fuente: El Nuevo DiaRío Piedras está gravemente herido, languidece y parece estar olvidado a su suerte. Su primer gran golpe fue la explosión en el Paseo de Diego, que dejó decenas de muertos y...

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Scientists Warn Climate Change Could Bring the Dust Bowl Back Out of the History Books

Source: GizmodoIf there’s anything that just about sums up the desperation of the Great Depression in one filthy package, it’s photos of the Dust Bowl, when over-farming resulted in roving dust storms...

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World's largest hoard of carbon dates goes global

Source: NatureRadiocarbon dating has long been used to reveal the age of organic materials — from ancient bones to wooden artefacts. Scientists are now using the amassed dates for wider applications,...

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Our obsession with eminence warps research

Source: NatureWe can quantify exactly how much faster Usain Bolt is than the next-fastest sprinter. It's much harder to say who is the best scientist, let alone how much better they are than the...

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Face of the woman who ruled Peru 1,700 Years ago revealed

Source: MercoPressThe face of the Lady of Cao, considered to be a queen who ruled northern Peru 1,700 years ago, was revealed on Tuesday thanks to 3D technology developed by private companies, as was...

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Turkey to stop teaching evolution in high school

Source: CNNIstanbul, Turkey (CNN)Turkish high school students will no longer be taught the theory of evolution.The subject has been cut from the curriculum under changes made to eliminate...

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Ladies, I Know We're All Wonder Woman, But Don't Put Swords Down Your Dresses

Source: GizmodoOne of the coolest visuals in Wonder Woman was when Diana went undercover at a German party to take down General Erich Ludendorff, concealing her Godkiller sword down the back of her...

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¿Por qué fracasa Puerto Rico?

Fuente: Jaime Lluch / ENDI¿Por qué algunas sociedades fracasan mientras otras son “exitosas”?  En 1688, Inglaterra tuvo una revolución política que cambió su trayectoria política y por ende su...

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Traces of some of South America’s earliest people found under ancient dirt pyramid

Source: Science Mag.About 600 kilometers north of Lima, an imposing earthen mound looms over the sea. People began building the ceremonial structure, called Huaca Prieta, about 7800 years ago. But...

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How high-tech replicas can help save our cultural heritage

Source: PBS NewsHour Cultural objects around the world are routinely threatened by war, looting and human impact. But a kind of modern-day renaissance workshop called Factum Arte outside Madrid is...

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Nueva (y preocupante) política de derechos de autor en la UPR

Fuente: Junta de Directores UPREn lo que los estudiantes protestan, la administracion PNP de la UPR silenciosamente ha pasado una propuestas enmiendas a la Ley de Derechos de Autor para ‘atemperarla...

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2017, Hooker, Theorizing race in the Americas

Theorizing race in the Americas : Douglass, Sarmiento, Du Bois, and VasconcelosAuthor:    Juliet HookerPublisher:    New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2017....

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2017, Betancor, metaphysics and mining in colonial Peru

The matter of empire : metaphysics and mining in colonial PeruAuthor:    Orlando BentancorPublisher:    Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2017]...

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2016, McDonough, Nahua intellectuals in postconquest Mexico

The learned ones : Nahua intellectuals in postconquest MexicoAuthor:    Kelly S McDonoughPublisher:    Tucson, Arizona : The University of Arizona Press, 2016....

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2012, Zea, Leopoldo Zea (1912-2004)

Leopoldo Zea (1912-2004) : un proceso intelectual : En torno a una filosofía americana, Dos etapas en el pensamiento de Hispanoamérica, ediciones facsimilares : con un testimonio autobiográfico y...

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