Rush Limbaugh Conspiracy Theory: NYC ISIS Arrests A Ploy To Push Net Neutrality, Ban Gun Ammunition | Blog | Media Matters for America

http://mediamatters.org/blog/2015/02/26/rush-limbaugh-conspiracy-theory-nyc-isis-arrest/202684

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First human head transplant could happen in two years – health – 25 February 2015 – New Scientist

http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22530103.700-first-human-head-transplant-could-happen-in-two-years.html?full=true#.VO_jfoZOLCS

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Life with Bob Dylan, 1989-2006 – Uncut

http://www.uncut.co.uk/features/life-with-bob-dylan-1989-2006-30130

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The Thrill of Defeat – Issue 21: Information – Nautilus

http://m.nautil.us/issue/21/information/the-thrill-of-defeat

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The Fault

http://review.gawker.com/the-fault-1687773111/+maxread

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Food Waste Is Becoming Serious Economic and Environmental Issue, Report Says – NYTimes.com

http://mobile.nytimes.com/2015/02/26/us/food-waste-is-becoming-serious-economic-and-environmental-issue-report-says.html?_r=0&referrer=

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Monster 280-pound catfish caught in Italy

http://sploid.gizmodo.com/monster-280-pound-catfish-caught-in-italy-1688160250?rev=1424953920985&utm_campaign=socialflow_gizmodo_facebook&utm_source=gizmodo_facebook&utm_medium=socialflow

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O’Reilly Lied About Suicide Of JFK Assassination Figure, Former Colleagues Say | Blog | Media Matters for America

http://mediamatters.org/mobile/blog/2015/02/24/oreilly-lied-about-suicide-of-jfk-assassination/202655

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Rep. Glenn Grothman urges constituents to keep an eye out for poor people at grocery stores

http://m.dailykos.com/story/2015/02/24/1366579/-Rep-Glenn-Grothman-urges-constituents-to-keep-an-eye-out-for-poor-people-at-grocery-stores?detail=facebook

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The Secret Life of a Public Library Security Guard | Narratively | Human stories, boldly told.

http://narrative.ly/the-maine-event/secret-life-public-library-security-guard/

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How Crazy Am I to Think I Know Where MH370 Is? — NYMag

http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2015/02/jeff-wise-mh370-theory.html

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How ‘Islamic’ Is the Islamic State? | The Nation

http://m.thenation.com/blog/199009-how-islamic-islamic-state

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Colin Dickey: Time’s Resistless Stream – Berfrois

http://www.berfrois.com/2015/02/colin-dickey-tempo-shifts/

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Wealthy, vindictive, Republican UNC Board of Governors silences law school’s Poverty Center

http://m.dailykos.com/story/2015/02/23/1365990/-Wealthy-vindictive-Republican-UNC-Board-of-Governors-silences-law-school-s-Poverty-Center?detail=email

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Rudy Giuliani explains himself, says Obama opposition to torture ‘undermines’ our security

http://m.dailykos.com/story/2015/02/23/1366307/-Rudy-Giuliani-explains-himself-says-Obama-opposition-to-torture-undermines-our-security?detail=email

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The Dumbest Question You Can Ask a Scientist – The Daily Beast

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/02/20/the-dumbest-question-you-can-ask-a-scientist.html

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25 Fantastic and Funny Photos Celebrate Photoshop’s 25th Birthday – My Modern Met

http://www.mymodernmet.com/profiles/blogs/celebrate-photoshop-birthday-photo-manipulations?lang=en&utm_campaign=10today&flab_cell_id=2&flab_experiment_id=19&uid=153834883&utm_content=article&utm_source=email∂=s1&utm_medium=10today.0223&position=9&china_variant=False

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Vets Tell Fox to Take O’Reilly off the Air for War Story Lies | Alternet

http://www.alternet.org/media/vets-tell-fox-take-oreilly-air-war-story-lies

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Beware the Beagle – NYTimes.com

http://mobile.nytimes.com/2015/02/22/opinion/sunday/beware-the-beagle.html?referrer&post_id=1560698509_10205822665516748#_=_

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Rudy Giuliani, American Soviet | Rolling Stone

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/rudy-giuliani-american-soviet-20150221

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A new must-read book

Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:

H is for Hawk, a new memoir by Helen Macdonald,  came to my attention through a hugely favorable review in yesterday’s New York Times. Although it hasn’t quite been released in the U.S.—it comes out on March 3, published by Grove Press, but has been out in England for a while—it’s already #39 on Amazon, has received starred reviews by Kirkus and Booklist, and is destined to be a big bestseller. The good thing is that it’s largely about natural history: a woman who, traumatized by her father’s sudden death, finds respite in training a goshawk to hunt. From the Times review:

Helen Macdonald’s beautiful and nearly feral book, “H Is for Hawk,” her first published in the United States, reminds us that excellent nature writing can lay bare some of the intimacies of the wild world as well. Her book is so good that, at times…

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I was an American sniper, and Chris Kyle’s war was not my war | VoteVets.org

http://m.votevets.org/press/i-was-an-american-sniper-and-chris-kyles-war-was-not-my-war

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NYTimes: Larry David on Broadway Theater, ‘Seinfeld’ and Death Etiquette

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/22/theater/larry-david-on-broadway-theater-seinfeld-and-death-etiquette.html?smprod=nytcore-iphone&smid=nytcore-iphone-share

As Mr. David’s opening night for “Fish in the Dark” approaches, he bemoans the play’s enormous advance ticket sales as “a terrible thing.”

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NYTimes: Clark Terry, Influential Jazz Trumpeter, Dies at 94

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/23/arts/music/clark-terry-influential-jazz-trumpeter-dies-at-94.html?smprod=nytcore-iphone&smid=nytcore-iphone-share

Mr. Terry was acclaimed for his impeccable musicianship, loved for his playful spirit and respected for his adaptability.

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Bad lieutenant: American police brutality, exported from Chicago to Guantánamo | US news | The Guardian

http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/feb/18/american-police-brutality-chicago-guantanamo

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