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Boys will be Boys Collection by Wool and the Gang: London’s resident knitwear enthusiasts introduce a chunkier range for men

Boys will be Boys Collection by Wool and the Gang

As temperatures continue to drop in the Northern Hemisphere, it’s officially the season to begin wrapping up. Just in time, the beautifully groomed and crafty designers at Wool and the Gang introduce their new ready-made collection for men, titled……

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Interview: Nico Muhly: The dynamic composer discusses his Met Opera production of “Two Boys”

Interview: Nico Muhly


Two years ago, composer Nico Muhly premiered his first full-scale opera with London’s English National Opera. The critically acclaimed work, entitled “Two Boys,” also became a commercial success, and…

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Interview: David Levithan: A discussion with The New York Times best-selling author on his newly released novel “Two Boys Kissing”

Interview: David Levithan


10 years ago, one book re-imagined how a gay love story could be told. Deft, honest and straightforward, The New York Times’ best-selling author David Levithan’s book “Boy Meets…

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Link About It: This Week’s Picks: Beastie Boys’ cover art, 1927 London on film, the $325,000 burger and more in our weekly look at the web

Link About It: This Week's Picks


1. The $ 325,000 Burger Researchers in the Netherlands have been working tirelessly to create an entire hamburger’s worth of beef muscle tissue from laboratory incubators. An expensive process, the point of their efforts is to give legitimacy to the research, which is supported…

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Sea lion blows scientists’ minds by head-bobbing to the Backstreet Boys

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Researchers at the University of California in Santa Cruz have successfully trained a sea lion to bob its head in time to music, in a study that may change our understanding of how rhythm is acquired. Previously, report the team in the Journal of Comparative Psychology, it was thought that only animals capable of vocal mimicry — such as cockatoos and budgerigars — could be taught rhythm.

However, a sea lion named Ronan has been able to perform to the team’s three criteria: “a behavioral response that does not reproduce the stimulus; performance transfer to a range of novel tempos; and entrainment to complex, musical stimuli.” Once Ronan had got the hang of things, she was able to learn new songs at different speeds with ease, as…

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