- Vermeer’s Secret Tool: Testing Whether The Artist Used Mirrors and Lenses to Create His Realistic Images | Vanity Fair
- The Art of Google Books Scans : The New Yorker
- Everyone on the Couch by Theodore Dalrymple – City Journal
- The Philosopher’s Beard: Love’s Labour’s Lost: How Robots Will Transform Human Intimacy
- Ryan Lizza: Why Won’t Obama Rein in the N.S.A.? : The New Yorker
- What Obama Left Out of His Inequality Speech: Regulation – NYTimes.com
- Pope Francis Thinking of Losing Hat : The New Yorker
- Daily Kos :: Al Sharpton stops Meet The Press panel from revising the torrid American apartheid stance
- Paul Mayer, 82, Ex-Priest and Peace Activist, Dies – NYTimes.com
- For 22 Years, Caught in a Murder Case’s Tangled Web – NYTimes.com
- The Mandela Problem of the AWM Wing of the GOP | Informed Comment
- Delbert Tibbs, Who Left Death Row and Fought Against It, Dies at 74 – NYTimes.com
- The Bible as Bludgeon – NYTimes.com
- Top Ten Songs About Nelson Mandela | The Nation
- A Potato Battery Can Light Up a Room For Over a Month | Innovations
- The Singer Who Inspired Coen Brothers’ New Film – NYTimes.com
- Article: 11 greatest Nelson Mandela quotes
- My life as a Mushamuka: on dowries and drinks in Kinshasa – By Kris BerwoutsAfrican Arguments | Afri can Arguments
- Postscript: Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013 : The New Yorker
- Pursuing The Platypus (Idle Words)
- How the Bitcoin protocol actually works | DDI
- AddThis Social Bookmarking Sharing Button Widget
- Douglas Coupland: notes on 21st-century relationships – FT.com
- Krampus: Saint Nicholas’ Dark Companion – In Focus – The Atlantic
- Amazon CEO Apologizes for Drones (Amazon Prime Air)
- Pro Infirmis: Because who is perfect? | Ads of the World™
- Oxytocin boosts social acuity in children with autism – latimes.com
- Daily Kos :: Ted Cruz posts Mandela tribute on Facebook. His fans go crazy.
- More Egnorance: IDers lie for Jesus again
- Six Things Nelson Mandela Believed That Most People Won’t Talk About | ThinkProgress
- Why Did Katie Couric Invite Vaccine Deniers On Her Talk Show? | ThinkProgress
- Rebel Brain Activity – Bang Goes The Theory – Series 6 – BBC
- 10 super simple party stunts
- Kids Court with Andy Kindler – Pancake Sharing
- List of scientists who became creationists after studying the evidence – RationalWiki
- Fast Food Industry Rejects Workers’ Demand to Be Considered Human : The New Yorker
- The HPV Vaccine Controversy
- Eine kleine Nachtmusik
- Earth from the ISS
- United States, Israel opposed Mandela, supported Apartheid | Informed Comment
- Mandela: We want equal Political Rights; When Protest was Outlawed, we chose Sabotage | Informed Comment
- Praying Mantis Mimics Flower to Trick Prey – News Watch
- Portraits Of Blackness, Lauren K. Alleyne interviews Retha Powers – Guernica / A Magazine of Art & Politics
- Robotic camera meets lion pride
- delanceyplace.com 12/4/13 – bullying
- Hubble Telescope Sends Back Annoying Stream of Selfies : The New Yorker
- Montage: Archery in film | Slacktory
- Mark Solock sent you a video: “2013 Movie Trailer Mashup”
- Must-watch television show on escaping Mormonism
- The Secrets Inside Us – NYTimes.com
Daily Archives: August 18, 2012
George Monbiot – Hunger Games.
Monkey Island « Now I Know Archives.
Reblogged from Why Evolution Is True: by Greg Mayer Three gorilla brothers, Kesho, Alf, and Evindi, were recently reunited at Longleat Safari Park, after Kesho had been separated as part of a breeding program. As reported in an article in The … Continue reading
Bill backs one out at Reinventing the Toilet fair.
Reblogged from Why Evolution Is True: by Matthew Cobb Over at The Guardian, their new blogger Dave Hone of the University of Bristol (and, like Jerry, a Spurs supporter) has an excellent piece on the biases in the fossil record. … Continue reading
Velociraptor spider discovered in Oregon cave (pictures).
Pranksters Talk Baby Talk to Strangers In Grocery Store Parking Lot.
Real-Life Walter White is Wanted For Manufacturing Meth in Alabama.
A 1% Tax Rate? | ThinkProgress.
Endless Forms Most Beautiful.
Israeli Sniper Gets Only 45 Days for Killing of Two Women under White Flags | Common Dreams.
The Right’s Brittle Heroes | Common Dreams.
Reblogged from Puff the Mutant Dragon: This blog reached a new milestone recently. For one, the total hit count for Puff the Mutant Dragon just broke 100K. There are now over 250 people following this blog via RSS feeds, email, … Continue reading
VP Role for Paul Ryan Has His Former Parish Priest Worried.