Ursula Martius Franklin , CC OOnt FRSC (born September 16, 1921 in Munich, Germany ), is a Canadian metallurgist , research physicist , author and educator who has taught at the University of Toronto for more than 40 years. [ 1 ] She is the author of The Real World of Technology , which is based on her 1989 Massey Lectures , and The Ursula Franklin Reader: Pacifism as a Map , a collection of her papers, interviews, and talks.
Why do we flirt? Flirting is much more than just a bit of fun: it is a universal and essential aspect of human interaction. Anthropological research shows that flirting is to be found, in some form, in all cultures and societies around the world.
Contrary to widespread belief, only two very specific types of people flirt: those who are single and those who are married. Single people flirt because, well, they're single and therefore nobody is really contractually obliged to talk to them, sleep with them or scratch that difficult-to-reach part of the back.
The peaceful Egyptian revolution had a distinct goal, but no clear leader, reports CBS News correspondent Seth Doane. Yet, from the masses, a handful emerged, including Wael Ghonim. His "tweets" offered both a narrative and a nudge to protesters.
Sherry Cantar is tired. Bone-numbing, half-marathon tired. The flu bug has just chased through her household like a game of tag, first catching Ruby, 3, then Jonah, 1, before nabbing Mom and Dad. She’s been jolted out of sleep God knows how many times to soothe a whimpering toddler in the darkness, mop feverish foreheads, change sheets. Any parent would be seeing double. But at times like this, Cantar wonders what it would be like if she were 10 years younger.