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The Gastronomy & Wines of Porto and the North of Portugal

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How and Why to Become a Lifelong Learner

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http://www.artofmanliness.com/2013/03/18/how-and-why-to-become-a-lifelong-learner/


How and Why to Become a Lifelong Learner by BRETT & KATE MCKAY on MARCH 18, 2013 · 83 COMMENTS in A MAN'S LIFEPERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
For the first twenty-two years or so of our lives, our main “job” is learning. The bulk of our time is spent in classrooms acquiring new knowledge. And then, once we graduate, we feel like the education phase of our lives is done and now it’s time to go out into the world. Have you ever thought about how odd that idea is? That only a quarter of our lives should be devoted to learning, and then we should simply rest on our laurels for the remaining three-quarters of it? It’s an erroneous idea – but one many have absorbed, at least subconsciously. But school need not be your exclusive provider of learning. Just because you’ve finished your formal education, doesn’t mean that your education is over! Many, perhaps most, of history’s greatest men were…

Book recommendation

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Ride Your Bike to These Cafes, Get a Free Beer or Meal

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Ride Your Bike to These Cafes, Get a Free Beer or Meal If you show up on a bike at one of a string of businesses in São Paulo, Brazil, you'll get a reward for leaving your car behind. A bar, two restaurants, a creperie, and a cake shop all offer treats for cyclists, ranging from fresh juice or mate to a free salad.  Though biking is becoming more popular in São Paulo, it still isn't common; the city of 11 million got its first bike lane only a few years ago, and for many, biking is still seen as a form ofrecreation rather than transportation. The small steps these local businesses are taking might help nudge more people to ride. Each business also has bike racks outside. The racks actually came first, and the businesses soon realized there would be advantages to giving cyclists an incentive to come inside.  For other cities, could this type of program help alleviate (car) parking woes? Cafes and other local businesses might end up with more customers if they're arriving o…

Urban Studies Online Table of Contents Alert

Urban Studies Online Table of Contents Alert A new issue of Urban Studies is available online:April 2013; Vol. 50, No. 5 
The below Table of Contents is available online at: http://usj.sagepub.com/content/vol50/issue5/?etoc
AnnouncementIntroducing Policy ReviewsMark StephensUrban Stud 2013;50 855
http://usj.sagepub.com/cgi/content/full/50/5/855
Policy ReviewThe Housing Market Renewal Programme: Origins, Outcomes and the Effectiveness of Public Policy Interventions in a Volatile MarketPhilip Leather and Brendan NevinUrban Stud 2013;50 856-875
http://usj.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/50/5/856
Articles‘Ripple’ Effects in South African House PricesMehmet Balcilar, Abebe Beyene, Rangan Gupta, and Monaheng SeletengUrban Stud 2013;50 876-894
http://usj.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/50/5/876
Regional House Prices and the Ripple Effect in MalaysiaHooi Hooi Lean and Russell SmythUrban Stud 2013;50 895-922
http://usj.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/50/5/895
Trajectories of Multidimensional Neighbour…

We talk on TV

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We talk on TV

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Book sugestion II

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Working in progress

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21 Best Contemporary Worldwide City Logo Designs

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Some photos from Manchester Conference

Congratulations to my sister

L. F. Oliveira, "Release of Volatile Compounds from Polymeric Microcapsules Mediated by Photocatalytic Nanoparticles," International Journal of Photoenergy, vol. 2013, Article ID 712603, 9 pages, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/712603.

You may access this article from the Table of Contents of Volume 2013, which is located at the following link:

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"International Journal of Photoenergy" is an open access journal, meaning that the full-text of all published articles is made freely available on the journal’s website with no subscription or registration barriers.

Summary of Discussion Papers

Worker Matching and Firm Value Espen R Moen
Eran Yashiv LE DP9375 PDF www.cepr.org/DP9375 Search Costs, Demand-Side Economies and the Incentives to Merge under Bertrand Competition José-Luis Moraga-González
Vaiva Petrikaite IO DP9374 PDF www.cepr.org/DP9374 In the Name of the Son (and the Daughter): Intergenerational Mobility in the United States, 1850-1930 Claudia Olivetti
M. Daniele Paserman EH
LE DP9372 PDF www.cepr.org/DP9372 Persistent effects of empires: Evidence from the partitions of Poland Irena Grosfeld
Ekaterina Zhuravskaya DE
PP DP9371 PDF

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