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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Euclid Beauclerc Rogers (1852-1931)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Euclid Beauclerc Rogers (1852-1931) | Name News | Scoop.it
Portrait from the 1923-24 Illinois Blue Book.    2020 is upon us and the inaugural posting for the new year takes us to Illinois an
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Pi-Names for Pi Day (3/14) –

Pi-Names for Pi Day (3/14) – | Name News | Scoop.it
In mathematics, π (pi) — the ratio of the diameter of a circle to its circumference — is a constant roughly equal to 3.14159. That means today, 3/14, is π day! What baby names sta…
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Inventive Baby Names for your Tech-Savvy Tot

Inventive Baby Names for your Tech-Savvy Tot | Name News | Scoop.it
In this high tech age, why not a tech-related name for your babe?
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Geek Names: Drake

The Drake Equation is an equation used to estimate the possible number of intelligent civilizations in the Milky Way Galaxy. It was created in 1961 by Frank Drake. Many of the elements in the equation are unknown, and it was created as a means to inspire a dialogue on the subject.
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Baby Name Battle: Petrichor vs. Tesseract –

Baby Name Battle: Petrichor vs. Tesseract – | Name News | Scoop.it
If you were having a daughter, and you had to name her either Petrichor or Tesseract, which would it be?
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Commemorative Calculus: How an Algorithm Helped Arrange the Names on the 9/11 Memorial

Commemorative Calculus: How an Algorithm Helped Arrange the Names on the 9/11 Memorial | Name News | Scoop.it
The planners of the memorial, which will be dedicated this weekend where the Twin Towers once stood, solicited requests from victims' loved ones for "meaningful adjacencies"—names that should appear together on the memorial. Roughly 1,200 responses came back, asking that a victim's name be grouped with specific colleagues, with family members or with friends who also perished in the attacks.
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Cloud, Apple, Tesla: The hot new 2016 baby name trend

Cloud, Apple, Tesla: The hot new 2016 baby name trend | Name News | Scoop.it
Perhaps the most surprising uptick, though, was the rise of STEM names.
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Cryptography Names – Alice, Bob, Eve

Cryptography Names – Alice, Bob, Eve | Name News | Scoop.it
Since the late 1970s, cryptographers have been using personal names (instead of labels like “person A” and “person B”) to describe various communications scenarios. Many of …
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