- Leonardo da Vinci’s resume – Cenedella – Job Search & Recruiting Advice Blog by New York City Start- up Founder, Marc Cenedella
- Why don’t our brains explode at movie cuts? – Jeff Zacks – Aeon
- Amusing Planet: The Colorful Side of Istanbul
- Martin Scorsese Makes a List of 85 Films Every Aspiring Filmmaker Needs to See Open Culture
- A bizarre deep-sea siphonophore
- The History Lurking Behind “Orphan Black” – The New Yorker
- Striking Portraits of the Nomads of the Portuguese Alentejo Shot in the Style of Old Master Paintings – Feature Shoot
- The Man Who Makes the World’s Funniest People Even Funnier – NYTimes.com
- The Wonderfully Elusive Chinese Novel by Perry Link | The New York Review of Books
- Parent concerned over Champaign teacher’s statements on Holocaust | News-Gazette.com
- Cracked it! Scientists solve puzzle of why knuckles pop when pulled | Science | The Guardian
- China Okasi: Chibok Girls Remembered, One Year On – Truthdig
- Why I am not a Bayesian*
- The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered, and It Is Not What You Think
- Tennessee House votes to make Bible official state book
- Lou Reed’s Sister Sets the Record Straight About His Childhood — Cuepoint — Medium
- Amusing Planet: Cabo Polonio: An Idyllic Tourist Village Without Electricity, Running Water or TV
- ‘The Salt of the Earth': The New Sebastião Salgado Documentary Directed by Wim Wenders – Feature Shoot
- Walter Scott, Thomas Slager, and the Myth of Police Reform — Atlantic Mobile
- Tennessee bill to make the Holy Bible the “state book” passes one branch of the legislature
- Hernandez prosecutors score big win
- The Movie Star and the Missing Totem Pole – The New Yorker
- Hernandez Among Many Who Found Trouble at Florida in the Meyer Years – NYTimes.com
- They Seem to Be Immortal by Zach St. George – Guernica / A Magazine of Art & Politics
- In Defense Of, Jean Stevens interviews Lynne Stewart – Guernica / A Magazine of Art & Politics
- Two Confessions | The Marshall Project
- A Fascinating Glimpse at the Rituals of Strictly Orthodox Jews Living in Israel – Feature Shoot
- Bastoy Prison: The World’s Nicest Prison | Amusing Planet
- Officer Bill ‘Robocop’ Melendez fired for brutal roadside beating of Michigan grandfather
- The Insane Story of the Guy Who Killed the Guy Who Killed Lincoln | Washingtonian
- Tim Harford — Article — Cigarettes, damn cigarettes and statistics
- Golfer Bitten by Croc During Ball Hunt
- It’s A Boston Marathon, Not A Sprint For Ex-BU Runner, ‘OITNB’ Star Uzo Aduba
- Natural Wonders in the US – America’s Prettiest Natural Parks
- Stephen Hawking and Brian Cox take part in Monty Python sketch – video | Culture | The Guardian
- ‘The Last Reel’ – NYTimes.com
- Medical marijuana activist in Kansas arrested, son taken away after he spoke up to D.A.R.E. officer
- April 14: Emmy Noether, Mathematical Genius | Jewish Currents
- VIDEO: At NRA Annual Meeting, Ted Nugent Talked About Shooting Sen. Harry Reid | Blog | Media Matters for America
- “Game of Thrones” star Aidan Gillen on Littlefinger’s weakness for Sansa Stark: “She’s playing him as much as he’s playing her” – Salon.com
- Islamic Extremists Have Seized Control Of U.S. Cities, Says NRA Seminar | ThinkProgress
- Why This Pastor Who Tried To Assassinate Hitler Has Become A Hero To The Anti-LGBT Movement | ThinkProgress
- Two Years And Nearly Two Million Signatures Later, A Kenyan Teen Wins Justice Against Her Rapists | ThinkProgress
- Report confirms that police killed Natasha McKenna with her hands cuffed and legs shackled
- Sherman Alexie novel tops list of books Americans want censored | Books | The Guardian
- Between You & Me ‹ Literary Hub
- Season 5 of “Game of Thrones” – The New Yorker
- What Really Killed Eric Harris: How Common is It For Rich People to be Able to Cosplay as Real Cops?
- The rich get government handouts just like the poor. Here are 10 of them. – The Washington Post
- Bill Maher terrifies Bill O’Reilly: An atheist has the Fox News host running scared – Salon.com
Daily Archives: February 19, 2012
Fact of the Day (2012-02-20) : Oxford Reference Online.
February 15: The World’s First General Purpose Digital Electronic Computer is Dedicated at the University of Pennsylvania
February 15: The World’s First General Purpose Digital Electronic Computer is Dedicated at the University of Pennsylvania.
EM Cioran, on God: “If truth were not boring, science would have done away with God long ago.”
Nanosecond Trading Could Make Markets Go Haywire | Wired Science | Wired.com.
Ski Racer Aksel Svindal – 2012 FIS World Cup | Downhill Skiing | OutsideOnline.com.
Consciousness Emerges – Science News.
Demystifying The Mind – Science News.
A Brief History of Drones | The Nation.
From The New York Times: RIFF: The Upside-Down Appeal of ‘Downton Abbey’ Is “Downton Abbey’’ perfectly attuned to these times or totally out of step? http://nyti.ms/z1kRgZ Sent from my iPad
From The New York Times: Can a Papermaker Help to Save Civilization? One man’s lifelong dedication to making “true paper,” as it’s been done for 1,800 years. http://nyti.ms/wNsg3p Sent from my iPad
From The New York Times: Dory Previn, Songwriter, Is Dead at 86 Ms. Previn, the lyricist for three Oscar-nominated songs, became famous for her own confessional albums in the early 1970s. http://nyti.ms/zlABUo Sent from my iPad
From The New York Times: John Fairfax, Who Rowed Across Oceans, Dies at 74 In 1969, after six months alone on the Atlantic battling storms, sharks and encroaching madness, Mr. Fairfax became the first lone oarsman in recorded history to … Continue reading
From The New York Times: 60 Lives, 30 Kidneys, All Linked A record chain of kidney transplants resulted from a mix of medical need, pay-it-forward selflessness and lockstep coordination among 17 hospitals over four months. http://nyti.ms/whpaUN Sent from my iPad
From The New York Times: A Jewish Hockey Player at History’s Indelible Crossroad An American hockey player from Minneapolis, whose Jewish family was decimated in Germany during the Holocaust, has returned to play in his ancestral homeland. http://nyti.ms/AvpI9l Sent from … Continue reading
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