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Listening to Seamus

The Poetry Trust, a UK organization “driven by the conviction that poetry as an art form can make a significant contribution to the quality of our cultural life” (which, all things considered, is not a bad conviction to have), has

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Farewell to Plant 2

A piece of business history today: Boeing’s Plant 2 is being torn down. In contrast to the even older (and no longer extant) Plant 1, which was essentially a hand-assembly shed for biplanes, Plant 2 was a massive facility that

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SCOPE on Twitter

Think that big ideas can’t be boiled down to 140 characters or less? Skeptical of Twitter’s ability to convey nuance and complexity? We’re sympathetic to your views. And yet at the same time there are few tools more effective than

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We could all be mathier

Math, like art, is one of a handful of subjects which are commonly regarded as things that one is either good at, or not — and thus as things to give up on almost immediately after one tries and “fails”

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An evening out in NYC

Any SCOPE readers out and about in Manhattan tomorrow evening may wish to add some artistic spice to their peregrinations by dropping by the fashionable hat shop Selima at 7 Bond Street (betweenish and slightly southish of the Greenwich and

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Down the slipway

Friends, volunteers, future readers and contributors: I’m excited to announce that having completed our initial research and planning effort, SCOPE magazine has been green-lighted. I’ll write more on the overall project and its goals soon, but for now a quick

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