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Ilan Dar-Nimrod

Blog Entries by Ilan Dar-Nimrod

The Search for the Endangered Species -- GOP Voters

(0) Comments | Posted October 8, 2012 | 2:44 PM

There was much written on Mr. Romney's 47 percent that I doubt I can add much that is not really known. From a down under perspective, the only element that may introduce some surprise (and a chuckle) for Americans would be to learn that it is mostly likely that Tony...

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The Best Places in the World to Have a Child!

(0) Comments | Posted September 13, 2012 | 11:08 AM

I have recently been on the move again, which seems to be second nature for me by now. After a few adventure-filled years in Alaska and N.Y. State I have moved to Australia to join the University of Sydney's faculty. I came here for an interview in December of last...

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Personal Socialized Medicine Experiences: Not for the Weak-Hearted?

(35) Comments | Posted July 27, 2012 | 11:36 AM

The sharp pain in my abdomen left me bent over, unable to stand up. I had just woken up from a night's sleep and it was a couple of days before I was schedule to fly back home to the States from a visit to the Hebrew university where I...

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Health Care -- No Time for Baby Steps

(0) Comments | Posted July 3, 2012 | 11:44 AM

Last week, in what some considered to be the most important legal decision of the new millennium, the supreme court squeezed out a 5-4 decision not to repeal a law that will eventually (unless it will be overturned in the political arena) mandate all American citizens to carry health insurance....

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The Secret of Coolness Revealed

(5) Comments | Posted June 17, 2012 | 4:28 PM

In my last post I've left you on a cliffhanger: I promised to let you all in on the $64,000 question 00 what is coolness. Armed with the knowledge that this secret will be revealed to you in the next post, you undoubtedly pulled out your child's college...

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The Birth of Cool (Research)

(3) Comments | Posted June 14, 2012 | 6:27 PM

I was 13 years-old and I was the coolest kid on the block!

The day before, I took a big chunk of my bar mitzvah money, hardly earned through mandatory scripture reading on a podium at a local synagogue in front of a delighted bunch of cheek-pinching aunts and...

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