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It happened due to alleged copyright infringement in July 2009 On Friday, it was “1984” and another Orwell book, “Animal Farm,” that were dropped down the memory hole — by Amazon.com. In a move that angered customers and generated waves of online pique, Amazon remotely deleted some digital editions of the books from the Kindle devices of readers who had ...


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It's not a hoax, it is a real copy of Nursing: A Concept-Based Approach to Learning, Volume I (2nd Edition). See Education Company Under Fire For 'Racist' Nursing Textbook The company acknowledged that it is real, saying: While differences in cultural attitudes towards pain is an important topic in medical programs, the table from this Nursing text ...


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The Jenkins Group reading statistics have been apparently disowned by the group. Some of them were based on a variety of legitimate sources, including the Book Industry Study Group and U.S. News & World Reports per libereading, but things like calculating the percentage of high school graduates to never read another book for the rest of their lives is ...


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Amber tinted screens do not make the device better for reading in the sense that they allow you to read more easily. The purpose of the tint is to diminish the effect that the phone's screen has on your sleep cycle. Studies indicate that bright blue lights can interfere with the body's sleep cycle by changing one's levels of melatonin, a hormone that ...


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According to the Middle East Media Research Institute's Special Dispatch No. 48, Hitler's Mein Kampf In East Jerusalem And PA Territories: Mein Kampf "is sixth on the Palestinian best-seller list". This was back in 1999, and supports the claim of the BBC article in the OP which is from 2002. Though the title in the OP generalizes to "Muslim countries", ...


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Yes, the book is real. From Amazon.com: Cooking For Your Dog Tasty, healthy and safe recipes In addition, there's another photo (example link) of the book with a sticker on it, seemingly with a different background:


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Yes. Light damages books, and UV-light especially so. That makes the idea of using UV rays for sterilisation of books quite stupid. And 'in light' of recent viral infections panics, simple 'quarantine' of books will render the theoretical danger of the unproven fomite route harmless. These viruses don't 'survivie' long on paper since they 'dry out' in ...


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As for recent statistics from credible sources on this question of high school graduates and book reading, PewResearchCenter, a conductor of public opinion polling, demographic research, content analysis and other data-driven social science research was kind to publish this reading snapshot in January 16, 2014: This 'reading snapshot' indicates that only 64%...


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Has it? Well yes and no, as explained in rjzii's answer. Regarding the last line of the question though: What analysis was done to "prove" the manuscript is a legitimate cipher script, and how can such an analysis discern between a real cipher and carefully crafted "gibberish"? there have been other, less well-known, statistical tests performed on ...


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