The end of the millennium or the countdown
The clock at the Beaubourg Centre, digitally counting backwards to the millenium in millions of seconds, symbolizes the 20th century since it illustrates the reversal of modernity's relation to time. Time is not counted from an origin progressively but is counted by subtraction, a perspective of entropy. Counting the seconds to the end means everything is already at an end.
Publication Name: Theory, Culture & Society
Subject: Social sciences
Truth be told
Snacking will not lead to appetite loss in children. They require extra energy from nutritious snacks. Other myths discussed include gum-chewing, sunburn, treatment of colds and fever, allergies, the wearing of shoes and speaking.
Publication Name: Parenting
Subject: Family and marriage
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One way to start collecting postmarks is to look in a zip code book and write to the postmasters of different cities. Places with unusual names are particularly fun to collect. Some interesting town names are included.
Publication Name: Boys' Life
Subject: General interest