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Umbilical cord storage doll and set thereof [new patent]
Umbilical cord storage doll and set thereof [new patent] ● A newly issued US patent, awarded to inventor Hyunkap Park, of Siheung-si, South Korea, details an ‘umbilical cord storage doll and set thereof’. “The umbilical cord naturally falls off a baby’s navel after a predetermine period has elapsed since the birth of the baby. Meanwhile, the umbilical cord has a ... [ click to read full item ]
Stories that only have six words. A valid category of ‘Narrative Genre’?
Stories that only have six words. A valid category of ‘Narrative Genre’? ● Stories that only have six words. Are they truly a ‘Narrative Genre’? David Fishelov, believes that they maybe. He’s a professor of comparative literature. At the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. See his essay on the subject. ‘The Poetics of Six-Word Stories’ * (It’s published in Narrative, January 2019.) The professor ... [ click to read full item ]
Associations: Financial Analysts’ Beauty and their Performance [new study]
Associations: Financial Analysts’ Beauty and their Performance [new study] ● Looking for advice on your investment portfolio? If so, you might be able to gain an advantage by making sure that your financial advisor is (generally considered to be) physically ‘attractive’. According to a new study published in the journal Management Science, they tend to give better advice than their ... [ click to read full item ]

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