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Friday procrastination: hatchet-man edition

By Alice Northover


If my grandfather could survive the Siege of Leningrad and still distinguish between a German and a Nazi, then so can I says Polina Aronson.

Shakespeare and food.

The Sight and Sound Film Poll: An International Tribute to Roger Ebert and His Favorite Films

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A goat beauty contest.

The Hawk Cam is back!

Pesticides are damaging bee brains.

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Swedish tech language.

Can you help us antedate bromance?

Higher education spending is going downhill.

Physicists argue about sterile neutrinos.

How academics can talk about policy.

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Social media and study abroad programs.

DPLA has launched.

International education, an Australian perspective.

Are ebooks a different genre?

A philosopher finds employment.

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Don’t think about how useful your degree is.

Next up for exhumation, Alfred the Great.

Hatchet-man of the railways is a great epithet.

Zoë Triska doesn’t want you begging any questions.

Historic homes at risk.

Alice Northover joined Oxford University Press as Social Media Manager in January 2012. She is editor of the OUPblog, constant tweeter @OUPAcademic, daily Facebooker at Oxford Academic, and Google Plus updater of Oxford Academic, amongst other things. You can learn more about her bizarre habits on the blog.

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