Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Daily Quote

Do not imagine that it is suffficient if you have justice and equity on your side, for the earth is covered with the graves of justice and equity that failed to receive recognition, because there was no influence or force … Continue reading

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Unexceptionalism – A Primer – NYTimes.com

Unexceptionalism – A Primer – NYTimes.com.

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The 20 Coolest Hybrid Animals – BuzzFeed Mobile

The 20 Coolest Hybrid Animals – BuzzFeed Mobile.

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Einstein and Tagore

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Vince Time Lapse

Vince Time Lapse: Birth to 9 years in 2 min.

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Venice in a Day

Venice in a Day

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The killing agency: Wildlife Services’ brutal methods leave a trail of animal death – Investigations – The Sacramento Bee

The killing agency: Wildlife Services’ brutal methods leave a trail of animal death – Investigations – The Sacramento Bee.

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Truth vs. Twilight

Truth vs. Twilight.

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BAD Times :About

BAD Times :About.

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The Museum of Printing History – Houston, Texas

The Museum of Printing History – Houston, Texas.

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WGBH American Experience . Grand Coulee Dam | PBS

WGBH American Experience . Grand Coulee Dam | PBS.

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Natalie V. Scott Exhibit Home | Louisiana Research Collection | Tulane University

Natalie V. Scott Exhibit Home | Louisiana Research Collection | Tulane University.

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NOVA | Hunting the Elements

NOVA | Hunting the Elements.

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The Guardian’s Science Weekly Podcast | Science | The Guardian

The Guardian’s Science Weekly Podcast | Science | The Guardian.

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Do You Need Antibiotics? « Happiness in this World

Do You Need Antibiotics? « Happiness in this World.

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Obama’s Use of Complete Sentences Stirs Controversy « Borowitz Report

Obama’s Use of Complete Sentences Stirs Controversy « Borowitz Report.

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The Daily Joke

A mother whose son excitedly announces that he has been picked for the part of the Jewish husband in a school play replies, “You tell the teacher you want a speaking part.” [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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NYTimes: William L. Pace, Record-Setter for Bullet in Head, Dies at 103

Mr. Pace, whose brother accidentally shot him in 1917, holds the Guinness World Record for living the longest with a bullet in his head. http://nyti.ms/IyIM0I

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NYTimes: Lou Goldstein, Borscht Belt Master of Simon Says, Dies at 90

Mr. Goldstein was a tummler, hired to amuse hotel guests with songs and shtick; few people could defeat him at Simon Says. http://nyti.ms/J2kJur

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NYTimes: Raymond Aubrac, an Exalted Leader of the French Resistance, Dies at 97

Mr. Aubrac and his wife, Lucie, became symbols of heroism in their country’s fight against the Germans, who defeated France in 1940. Their story of valor and love was told in movies and books. http://nyti.ms/Init2a

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NYTimes: My Son Went to Heaven, and All I Got Was a No. 1 Best Seller

“Heaven Is for Real” is a toddler’s account of dying (almost) and meeting Jesus (and a rainbow-colored horse). It’s also a runaway hit. Believe it or not. http://nyti.ms/IvAp75

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NYTimes: The Women’s Crusade

The liberation of women could help solve many of the world’s problems, from poverty to child mortality to terrorism. http://nyti.ms/8gCNjE

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NYTimes: The Criminalization of Bad Mothers

Does taking meth while pregnant make Amanda Kimbrough responsible for the death of her premature baby? The testing of “fetal personhood.” http://nyti.ms/IceqoV

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NYTimes: Gabriel Kahane Is a One-Man Cultural Cuisinart

A little folksy pop swirled with Schoenberg. http://nyti.ms/IdV5lQ

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