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No 16 Read: ~ 10 min Words: ~ 1500

Vaudevilles were a theatre and song genre in France, in the eighties of the nineteenth century in the United States vaudevilles and show booths were so called. Numerous famous comedians emerged from them there.

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No 15 Read: ~ 35 min Words: ~ 5000

Cristóbal Rio's bookshelf is dominated by male authors of existentialism: Albert Camus and Søren Kierkegaard and Miguel de Unamuno. What role do the philosophical views of these authors play in the series, and what is it about Death in the Afternoon by Hemingway?

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No 14 Read: ~ 20 min Words: ~ 3000

What do a small person, an oversized tomb, an impoverished old African-American woman from the southern states and the clinical psychologist Paul Everett Meehl have in common?

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No 13 Read: ~ 12 min Words: ~ 1900

Down-to-earth singer with an incredible voice, benefactress, the first real celebrity in the middle of the 19th century to trigger a mania, the first person to travel in her own railway carriage: that was Jenny Lind.

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No 12 Read: ~ 11 min Words: ~ 1600

Spoiler! - In Star Trek: Picard we see in episode 3 on board the new spaceship that will take pilot Cristóbal Rios and his three travelers to their first destination, first the book The Tragic Sense of Life and then a quote from the book of the Spanish writer and philosopher Miguel de Unamuno.

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No 11 Read: ~ 2 min Words: ~ 400

With old tea strainers in jam jars, brushes with oil paint can be cleaned particularly effectively, thoroughly and gently.

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No 10 Read: ~ 9 min Words: ~ 1100

This part of my small open series about the R programming language is about simple statistical functions and working with and creating tables.

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No 9 Read: ~ 15 min Words: ~ 2335

My first beginner steps with the programming language R are based on german translation of the novel "Look homeward, Angel!" written autobiographically by Thomas Wolfe in 1929.

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No 8 Read: ~ 12 min Words: ~ 1722

The world meanders past us like the flat land in Niedersachsen, Deutschland, while looking backwards out the train window.

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No 7 Read: ~ 16 min Words: ~ 2444

My review of 2019: the first own watercolour exhibition, building a desk, tying brooms and clearing the ancestral home of the family.

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