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“BUY A PAIR of Levi’s, lose the Russian accent and become American. Really, how difficult could that be? »Asks Margarita Gokun Silver in her new memoirs, I named my dog ​​Pushkin (and other immigrant stories): Soviet girl’s notes on becoming an American woman. This latest contribution to the already substantial genre of Soviet emigration literature …

Vancouver’s literary community will rally around computer screens this weekend. This is because the City of Vancouver Book Awards will be awarded. This year they are duplicating as there was no award in 2020. Although there is a limited in-person event, everything will be streamed live via Zoom so people can watch it for free …

It’s hard to talk about the human brain without talking about inadvertently computers. “I’m still processing,” you might say, or “Could we do a quick download of your findings? Then there’s the favorite line of over-stretched office workers: “I don’t have the bandwidth.” There’s a reason computational metaphors are strewn across academic papers and brain …

Two Duke faculty members will be honored Thursday with the state’s highest civilian honor, the North Carolina Award. Governor Roy Cooper will present the award to Timothy B. Tyson for Literature and Blake S. Wilson for Science. The award was established by the General Assembly in 1961 to recognize significant contributions to the state and …

SEABROOK – Amateur craftsman Steve Rita has said he’s living the American Dream and wants to show his gratitude to the veterans who have served this country he is proud to call home. In some ways, Rita observes Veterans Day every month. He hand carves personalized wooden American flags and gives them to a veteran …

PARIS, FRANCE – JUNE 25: In this photo illustration a visual representation of digital … [+] Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin is displayed in front of the Bitcoin price chart on June 25, 2019 in Paris, France. Getty Images Everyone was stunned when New York City’s new mayor, Eric Adams, announced that he planned to receive his first …

A “library of things” such as musical instruments, kitchen utensils, and electronics could be part of the Cariboo Regional District libraries. The ability to lend popular and useful items in addition to books and DVDs is already happening in major cities like Vancouver, Edmonton and Toronto and has recently appeared on CRD’s radar. CRD Director …

With just an app and a push of a button, residents of Laguna Beach will be able to convene a shared ride around town on demand this Monday using the town’s local Laguna Beach service. The city announced on Wednesday the start of the transit pilot program. Plans for the service were approved by Laguna …

Custom Wager Skis features hand painted maps Axio on facebookAxio on twitterAxios on linkedinAxios by email VISUAL: courtesy of Wagner Skis Hand-painted maps by James Niehues that have guided skiers and snowboarders for more than three decades at popular winter resorts. Driving the news: This work is now available on a pair of custom boards …

(ViacomCBS) – While some may be mourning the end of summer, avid readers know there is new excitement around the corner. As the days get colder, it’s time to swap your beach bag books for some comfy reads at home! Fortunately, with new releases from bestselling authors like Anthony Doerr, Janet Evanovich, Alice Hoffman and …