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Education: Tips for Tots

We like the food that Mommy bakes, The meat and vegetables that she makes; We don't eat fast, we don't eat slow, We eat the food that makes us grow. . . . We...

Cinema: The New Pictures: Oct. 21, 1940

Christmas in July (Paramount), previously titled Cup of Coffee and Ants in Their Pants, is the cinema success about poor people in Manhattan which, after so...

THE CONGRESS: Last of the 70th

The country's biennial anachronism, another "lame duck" Congress, prepared to sit in Washington. In the Senate, the anachronism was particularly visible...

Books: STUDY IN DISINTEGRATION

A THOUSAND SHALL FALL—Hans Habe —Harcourf Brace ($3). As human and real as a nightmare is this first-hand account of the Fall of France by a soldier of the...

Science: Milk v. Magnificence

The 600,000 U. S. dairy farms carry on an industry whose annual output is almost equal in value to that of petroleum and runs automobiles a close race. Its...

Foreign News: Sailors & Fairy Belles

Officers on watch in the British Navy wear brown kid gloves turned down at the wrist. There were hours last week when officers of the Atlantic Fleet...

Books: Road to Nowhere

MAN HUNTING IN THE JUNGLE—G. M. Dyott—Bobbs Merrill ($5). Why is an explorer? They give various excuses for their wanderings. When Explorer P. H. Fawcett,...

Science: The Termites Are Winning

U.S. scientists last week admitted that one war is being lost-this year the 58 U.S. varieties of termites, frail, pale, ¼-inch-long insects, will destroy some...

Science: Hot Noses

The sense least understood (not counting humor) is the sense of smell. Its subtleties baffle scientists and enrich perfume compounders. Last week Yale's Drs...

Foreign News: Chungking Prepares for Summer

''The [Chinese] people's modes of living are becoming more complicated, more disorderly and with fewer standards than ever before," said Dean Chen Kuo-fu of...

Letters, Aug. 21, 1944

"¿ Ya leyó TIME?" Sirs: In the name of our countrymen, we want to express our deep appreciation for letting the American people and the liberty-loving world...

The Press: Howland

Every state in the Union has a specialty, a featured output or possession, which is the twig upon which that bright bird, sectional pride, may sit to preen its...

National Affairs: Aaron's Difficulties

Twenty-one years ago this week Woodrow Wilson signed the resolution of Congress declaring that a State of War had been "thrust upon the United States'' by the...

Tactless Talk

With the subtlety of a punch in the nose and with no sense of public relations at all, spare, terrier-like Rear Admiral Emory Scott Land, Chairman of the...

Books: Gloomy Debate

FAITH, REASON AND CIVILIZATION — Harold J. Laski— Viking ($2.50). OMNIPOTENT GOVERNMENT, THE RISE OF THE TOTAL STATE AND TOTAL WAR — Ludwig von Mises — Yale...

Art: Florentine Revival

Sometime around 1500 a queer Florentine named Piero, of whom it is recorded that he hated the amenities and liked anything wild, was commissioned to paint a...

Religion: Solitary

Roman travelers in the century after Christ would return to Rome with stories of naked hermits met in far, desert places, whose repeated word was the strange...

Letters, Oct. 18, 1937

Too Late Sirs: Your comment on "Rogers' Reaper" in TIME, Sept. 27, recalls a gruesome but effective window which we recently installed in our headquarters...

Aeronautics: Red Parachutes

Soaring over the Urals two years ago in a Russian passenger plane with a Russian pilot, Reporter-at-Large Ellery Walter was jerked from contemplating a...