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What’s In a Domain Name?

What’s In a Domain Name? (Extend Activity Bank) What was the thinking behind your domain name? Although I don’t write much about the topic on this blog, I love science fiction, especially cyberpunk and Japanese anime and superhero graphic novels. One of my favourite cyberpunk novels in the early 1990s was a novel, Islands in the Net, written in 1988 by science fiction author, Bruce Sterling. Islands in the Net is a story of “…data pirates, mercenaries, nanotechnology, weaponry, and…

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Bequia and Friendship Rose

Carribbean Sailing on the Schooner Friendship Rose. by Ian Clayton (bookingsstlucia.com) “Bequia had the trees and the skill to make boats”, says Captain Lewis. “We were always seafaring people, whalers and fishermen, living on the water's edge. We don’t build big trading schooners now, but there is an active whaling station with much boating still. The Bequia Easter regatta with the double enders, a whaling boat styled after the Iron Duke, is a big event in the Grenadines. We are…

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Vincention Michael Thomas ’19 elected 132nd Harvard Law Review president

Michael Thomas ’19 elected 132nd Harvard Law Review president by an author (Harvard Law Today) Born in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Thomas was raised in Brooklyn, N.Y. He graduated from Princeton University in 2012 with a B.A. in Sociology. Before his time at Harvard Law School, Thomas worked in the Mayor’s Office of New York City in the office of the Counsel to the Mayor. Last summer, he was a summer associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison…

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Thanking your garbage man

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Bridgette Fossel wrote this for the PrincetonScoop's Random Acts of Kindness Project: [quote]As time passed, several cars drove by on the busy road with a 40 mph speed limit, heads from inside the vehicles were arching their necks and staring at my sign that read, “Have you thanked your Garbagemen today?!”. Some people beeped in approval with one hand while holding their morning coffee in the opposite one. Others displayed a smile on their faces, waved or gave me a…

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