What does the Kurdish word peshmerga mean?
When a waiter inquired as to why the table looked so glum, they described their ... The Soviets, thought to be friends of the Kurdish regime, offered no military assistance. Since then, peshmerga has come to mean "freedom fighter" and is often used as ...
What Obama's Budget (And A Second Term) Would Do For U.S. Innovation
If Barack Obama is reelected, what would it mean for innovation ... and Mars missions overall look glum. So Obama's future for space involves sending humans to...generic space, to do...stuff. And probably hitching a ride on some impressive (but definitely ...
A New Orleans Mystery: A Cop So Bad, He’s Good
“Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans” — what an ungainly title for a movie. What does it mean? What kind of sense does it make ... has recently devolved into a state of glum, routine sadism. The stories lurch toward phony and mechanical surprise ...
What Does it Mean to Be Healthy? John Swinton on Down Syndrome, Shalom, and Medicine
So what exactly does ‘cure’ mean when it comes to people with Down syndrome? Is it quality of life that is the ... I was sitting and there was a man who was like a lot of people, a bit glum. There was a knock on the door. And before I could say ...
When Machines Do Your Job
Future work: Andrew McAfee says machines are ... Despite the glum view of changes in the labor market, you’ve used the word “cornucopia” to describe the results of innovation. That sounds very encouraging. What do you mean by that?