Daily Archives: August 1, 2012

The Daily Magic Trick

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The Daily Bible Verse

Kill Everyone in 7 Nations When the LORD your God brings you into the land you are about to enter and occupy, he will clear away many nations ahead of you: the Hittites, Girgashites, Amorites, Canaanites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites. … Continue reading

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Chick-fil-A Introduces New Hate Sauce : The New Yorker

Chick-fil-A Introduces New Hate Sauce : The New Yorker.

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NYTimes: Rodent Feast

http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2012/07/27/arts/design/20120727-RATS.html Sent from NYTimes for iPhone

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NYTimes: Interpreting Dylan, Always Treacherous, Was Lehrer’s Undoing

The idea that someone would invent quotations by one of the most famous musicians alive would seem incredible. Of course, Bob Dylan’s actual words resist easy interpretation. http://mediadecoder.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/07/31/interpreting-dylan-always-treacherous-was-lehrers-undoing/

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NYTimes: Where Pianos Go to Die

http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2012/07/29/arts/music/077292012PIANOS.html Sent from NYTimes for iPhone

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NYTimes: How to Write

Simple rules for becoming a better writer, from the author of “Zone One.” http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/29/books/review/colson-whiteheads-rules-for-writing.html

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NYTimes: For More Pianos, Last Note Is Thud in the Dump

A century after the peak of American piano manufacturing, the dump is increasingly becoming the destination for instruments that are unwanted or too expensive to maintain. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/30/arts/music/for-more-pianos-last-note-is-thud-in-the-dump.html

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NYTimes: Is Algebra Necessary?

As American students wrestle with algebra, geometry and calculus — often losing that contest — the requirement of higher mathematics comes into question. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/29/opinion/sunday/is-algebra-necessary.html

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NYTimes: Prolific, Elegant, Acerbic Writer

Mr. Vidal was an elegant, acerbic all-around man of letters who presided with a certain relish over what he declared to be the end of American civilization. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/01/books/gore-vidal-elegant-writer-dies-at-86.html

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NYTimes: Gore Vidal, 1925-2012

http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2012/03/12/books/01vidal-ss.html Sent from NYTimes for iPhone

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