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Star Girl

∮ I want to give thanks to the divine Labyrinth of causes and effects / For the diversity of beings that form this singular universe,/ For reason, that will never give up its dream / Of a map of the labyrinth… —Jorge Luis Borges, “Another Poem of the Gifts,” translated by Alan Dugan. ∮ Image Credit: Isabella Zappe

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Hedy Lamarr in Ziegfeld Girl. She and composer George Antheil invented an early technique for spread spectrum communications and frequency hopping, necessary for wireless communication from the pre-computer age to the present day.

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Children's Art - Star Girl (B) 8x10 - Archival Art Print. $20.00, via Etsy.

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Eartha Mae Kitt was an international star who gave new meaning to the word versatile. She distinguished herself in film, theater, cabaret, music and on television. Kitt was one of only a handful of performers to be nominated for a Tony (three times), the Grammy (twice), and Emmy Award (twice). She regularly enthralled New York nightclub audiences during her extended stays at The Cafè Carlyle and these intimate performances have been captured in her recording, Eartha Kitt, Live at The…

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