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Days of Their Lives—Earth, Fire, Water: Jerolyn Morrison’s Dream Job

By Deborah Harkins
By Deborah Harkins

Jerolyn and her fellow researchers tease out the details of the ancient Minoans’ domestic life through piecing together shattered objects, chemical analysis, experiments (like cooking demonstrations), and informed speculation. "We put these deposits together very slowly, very meticulously, to form a story about an archaeological deposit that’s been excavated," she tells us.

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Wednesday 5: Women of Innovation

By Women's Voices For Change
Elena Bodnar, doctor, creates a bra that can transform into a life-saving device; Isabel Allende talks about aging and staying passionate at 71; photographer Graciela Iturbide is featured in "Art21"; an irreverent reinterpretation of women having a terrible time at parties in Western art; and a biopic tells how Margaret Keane won credit for her artistic work back from her husband.
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Lifestyle · Travel

Postcard from Crete

By Jerolyn Morrison
By Jerolyn Morrison

The chefs' challenge: choose from a list of ingredients from the Minoan culture of the Cretan Bronze Age (ca. 1500–1000 B.C.), then use a ceramic Minoan-style globular-shaped, tripod cooking pot to prepare food over a hearth fire.

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Wednesday 5: Sarah Lewis, Agnes Martin, Sari Bashi, and #readwomen2014

By Women's Voices For Change
A cultural historian on the gift of failure; artist Agnes Martin on failure in her creative life; how the lack of mobility impacts the human spirit; a Twitter hashtag #readwomen2014 starts a global movement "to equalize the gender imbalance in our collective reading habits"; a young woman pens a letter on how a university continues to fail her after a sexual assault.
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Money & Careers

Days of Their Lives—Earth, Fire, Water: Jerolyn Morrison’s Dream Job

By Deborah Harkins
By Deborah Harkins

Jerolyn and her fellow researchers tease out the details of the ancient Minoans’ domestic life through piecing together shattered objects, chemical analysis, experiments (like cooking demonstrations), and informed speculation. "We put these deposits together very slowly, very meticulously, to form a story about an archaeological deposit that’s been excavated," she tells us.

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