Eric Stoller's Top Stories

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  1. Want to be taken seriously as scholar in the humanities? Publish a monograph
    A decade ago, in my first year as lecturer in a humanities department, an eminent professor helped me secure a book contract with a top university press for my recently completed doctoral thesis. Another senior colleague stopped me in the corridor:...
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  2. Husain Abdullah was penalized for... praying?
    Husain Abdullah was penalized for falling on his hands and knees and praying. That isn't okay, NFL. During the Chiefs' destruction of the Patriots, Husain Abdullah picked off Tom Brady and scored, the second touchdown of his career. After scoring,...
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  3. Earth lost 50% of its wildlife in the past 40 years, says WWF
    The number of wild animals on Earth has halved in the past 40 years, according to a new analysis. Creatures across land, rivers and the seas are being decimated as humans kill them for food in unsustainable numbers, while polluting or destroying...
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  4. Hong Kong Democracy Protests: CRT’s Live Blog
    Jacky Wong/The Wall Street Journal Protesters diligently picked up their trash in neighborhoods from Admiralty to Causeway Bay on Monday. In Hong Kong, where the subway system boasts a 99.9% on time rate and people notice if their commute takes three...
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  5. Netflix to release first full-length film in 2015
    30 September 2014 Last updated at 02:48 Netflix to release first full-length film in 2015 Netflix says it now has 50 million users in over 40 countries worldwide The video streaming site Netflix will release its first...
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