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New York Times  Apr 5  Comment 
Mr. Bisguier learned to play chess when he was 5 by watching games between his older sister and a cousin. He was frustrated by failures against Bobby Fischer.
New York Times  Apr 5  Comment 
Mr. Elie’s unstinting advocacy for civil rights as an organizer and a negotiator raised the consciousness of blacks and whites alike.
New York Times  Apr 4  Comment 
A permanent show featuring miniature models of the world's most famous landmarks opens in Times Square on April 6. Take a 360º tour of Gulliver's Gate as artists add the final touches.
New York Times  Apr 4  Comment 
The founder of the Roland Corporation, Mr. Kakehashi made the beloved 808 drum machine and hundreds of other instruments.
BBC News  Apr 2  Comment 
Ikutaro Kakehashi's instruments have been used by everyone from Kanye West to Marvin Gaye.
New York Times  Mar 28  Comment 
He spent 26 years in prison, many alongside his close friend Nelson Mandela, for resisting white minority rule.
DailyFinance  Mar 23  Comment 
Filed under: Entertainment, Celebrity, Deaths Sib Hashian, the original drummer for the rock group Boston, has died. He was 67. Also Read:Chuck Barris, 'Gong Show' Host, Dies at 87 Also Read:Oops: Boston Globe Declares 'Bitter End' for...
New York Times  Mar 22  Comment 
Among Dr. Weinberg’s books were “Society and the Healthy Homosexual,” which rejected the prevalent idea that homosexuality was a psychological disorder.
DailyFinance  Mar 22  Comment 
Filed under: Entertainment, Celebrity, Deaths Chuck Barris, creator and host of The Gong Show, died on Tuesday. He was 87. Stars we lost in 2016: Read more...   Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
New York Times  Mar 20  Comment 
Mr. Silvers brought to The Review’s pages a self-effacing sense of devotion that made him indistinguishable from the publication, and it from him.




 

BillQuick question about Nook, Kindle, Sony E-reader?Hello there,I am plnainng on purchasing an e-reader soon. i am learning Japanese so i will be using primarily for that purpose. i have few questions, i did research a little but since i am kind of busy i thought i could ask help here as well. thanks in advance.1-How is the language support? Can I read books in Japanese w/o problem or do i need to d/l some kind of language support file like windows? 2- Can i imput data in Japanese? Let's say i d/l a japanese dictionary, am i going to be able to use hiragana and katagana to search words? how about Kanj, any way to use kanji dictionary? 3-Is it possible to open a TXT file (or anything similar) to save notes, write down ideas, or maybe copy paste a sentence from the book i am reading? (i wonder if i am asking too much from a e-reader XD since it's not a laptop )4- I sometimes read online manga, i know that the web browsers on the e-books are very basic but would i be able to read them online with my e-reader ( using wifi) 5-can i listen mp3s while am i reading? 6- can i check my e-mail?Thanks in advance.for your kind answers

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