- Sea Turtle Comeback: Giant Leatherback Numbers Rebound In Parts Of Caribbean – The Huffington Post
- 36 Unusual Units of Measurement – mental_floss on YouTube (Ep.10)
- Ray Manzarek
- Barbara Brenner
- Boruch Spiegel
- Facebook, One Year Later: What Really Happened in the Biggest IPO Flop Ever – Atlantic Mobile
- Child Slavery in Haiti
- Adam and Eve conundrum solved—and an amputated leg restored by God
- First look: The Coens’ marvelous folk-music odyssey – Salon.com
- The Smaller Majority by Piotr Naskrecki | Creative Nature Photography Blog by Piotr Naskrecki
- The weirdest centipede ever
- MY GOD PROBLEM | Edge.org
- Mysterious Poop Foam Causes Explosions on Hog Farms | Mother Jones
- A strange form of crypsis in butterflies
- Malaria parasite appears to change the host mosquito's behavior in an adaptive way
- ::: Reconnaissance Survey for the Alaska Railroad: James L. McPherson’s Kuskokwim Reconnaissance Collection. :::
- Alaska’s Digital Archives
- TED Home : The Editor’s Desk : U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
- A Letter from John Boehner : The New Yorker
- 4 Laughing Babies
- Laughing Quadruplets – The Next Day
- art inside me
- Human Chainsaw – Lefteris Mitsopoulos
- The Magic Box
- ‘Stories We Tell,’ Written and Directed by Sarah Polley – NYTimes.com
- The world through a newborn’s senses – latimes.com
- Scientists create human embryos to make stem cells – latimes.com
- “I will Survive” the Muslim Brotherhood: Leftist Egyptian Youth Music Video | Informed Comment
- The Lotto Symbolizes the False Promises of Barracuda Capitalism, and it Won’t make you Happy to Win | Informed Comment
- Curious monkey and puppy
- Can you name all the games and beat the cheat?
- A Vine Lesson on How To Wake Up Your Dog
- Zombie Parkour – The Flipping Dead
- Animal Dubs
- Cute rabbit steals cookies – another day! Süßes Kaninchen klaut sich Kekse!
- Made by Hand / No 5 The Bike Maker on Vimeo
- Baby Pancake and Watermelon
- Obama Denies Role in Government : The New Yorker
- New Yorker launches tool by Aaron Swartz to protect leaks – Salon.com
- Temple Grandin on DSM-5: “Sounds like diagnosis by committee” – Salon.com
- Alex Gibney: Julian Assange has become like “those he despises” – Salon.com
- Cat open five doors to go outside – Мачка отвара пет врати за да изле зе надвор
- How the Case for Austerity Has Crumbled by Paul Krugman | The New York Review of Books
- Ben Faccini – Street children
- Everest Maxed Out
- Was well-known lawyer’s demand letter ‘extortion’? Appeals court to hear arguments on judge’s ruling
- The Cicada’s Love Affair With Prime Numbers : The New Yorker
- The Smith/Klein/Kalecki Theory of Austerity – NYTimes.com
- Targeting Texas – NYTimes.com
Daily Archives: July 15, 2012
Issa Rae’s anecdotal, experiential comedy has pushed the online series “The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl” into a second season, and toward more mainstream outlets. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/14/arts/television/issa-rae-and-awkward-black-girl-are-breaking-ground.html
With new tablets coming from Google and Microsoft, and rumors of one from Amazon, Apple’s response may be to introduce a smaller, less expensive version of its popular iPad. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/16/technology/apple-may-meet-tablet-competition-with-smaller-ipad.html
Mr. Singh’s fame in the ring won him movie roles that made him India’s first action hero and, later, a member of Parliament. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/15/movies/dara-singh-83-bollywood-star-and-wrestler-dies.html
Mr. Sas’s tabletop game, which still exists, thrived until hand-held and video competitors arrived in the 1980s. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/13/business/norman-sas-inventor-of-electric-football-dies-at-87.html
Mr. Stoney, acclaimed for his roles as a filmmaker, teacher and prophet of social change, lobbied for cable systems to be required to provide public access channels for members of the public. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/15/arts/television/george-c-stoney-documentarian-dies-at-96.html
In “Birders: The Central Park Effect,” shown Monday on HBO, the birds — 117 species in all — get their own credits, in order of appearance. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/15/arts/television/birders-the-central-park-effect-on-hbo.html
In a television special premiering this week, Jerry Seinfeld deconstructs the comic magic of Abbott & Costello’s famous baseball routine. He calls their rhythm “musical math.” http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/10/sports/baseball/jerry-seinfeld-on-whos-on-first.html
Campers at a girls-only music camp pick instruments and form a band in a week, learning to be loud and express themselves through music. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/14/us/girls-only-music-camp-promotes-rock-and-empowerment.html
An installment of Ecstatic Summer, part of the River to River Festival, featured the composers David Lang, Daniel Lopatin and William Brittelle in a program of ambient scores. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/16/arts/music/ecstatic-summer-part-of-river-to-river-at-winter-garden.html
Missing Autistic Child Spawns Virginia’s Largest Manhunt | Survival | OutsideOnline.com.
Dinner With Daniel: A Q&A with ‘Batman’ and ‘Beetlejuice’ star Michael Keaton about Mister Rogers, fly-fishing, roles he turned down, and more – Grantland
Dinner With Daniel: A Q&A with ‘Batman’ and ‘Beetlejuice’ star Michael Keaton about Mister Rogers, fly-fishing, roles he turned down, and more – Grantland.
The Chickens and the Bulls: The rise and incredible fall of a vicious extortion ring that preyed on prominent gay men in the 1960s.
The Chickens and the Bulls: The rise and incredible fall of a vicious extortion ring that preyed on prominent gay men in the 1960s..
That For Which I’m Grateful « Happiness in this World.
Gorgeous Watermelon Dragon Sculpture Carved From 14 Watermelons.
Google Art Project.
BBC – Science & Nature – Human Body and Mind.
The Romney ‘Fact-Checking’ Scandal | Consortiumnews.
Hungry? Pull Over. Here’s Your Guide to the Best Bets of Roadside Foraging | Off the Road.
Will We Ever Find All the Dinosaurs? | Dinosaur Tracking.
Why Procrastination is Good for You | Science & Nature | Smithsonian Magazine.
Paul Motian German Jam.
George Monbiot – For Those Who Love Life.
Endangered Native Species of Patagonia: the Lesser Rhea | Conservacion Patagonica.
NYPD Exaggerated Counterterrorism Exploits (Elliott) | Informed Comment.
Top Five Reasons Israel is Losing the Public Relations Battle | Informed Comment.
Reblogged from Why Evolution Is True: If you haven’t heard of Philip Tobias—and you should if you know a bit about human evolution—you will have heard of the Sterkfontein Caves, a World Heritage Site excavated by Tobias, a paleoanthropologist who … Continue reading
Why There Are Too Many Patents in America – The Atlantic.
On the trail of the Piggyback Bandit – Grantland.