Daily Archives: August 21, 2012

NYTimes: Scott McKenzie, Singer Known for ‘San Francisco,’ Dies at 73

Mr. McKenzie’s 1967 ballad “San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)” became a defining hit for the counterculture generation. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/21/arts/music/scott-mckenzie-singer-known-for-san-francisco-dies-at-73.html

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NYTimes: Raising the Ritalin Generation

Once you start looking for a problem, someone’s going to find one, and attention deficit has become the go-to diagnosis for energetic children. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/19/opinion/sunday/raising-the-ritalin-generation.html

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NYTimes: Beware a Beautiful Calm

Paul Ryan turns out to be more Sammy Glick than John Galt. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/19/opinion/sunday/dowd-beware-a-beautiful-calm.html

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NYTimes: An Unserious Man

So much for the real debate we were supposed to have once Paul Ryan joined the ticket. What we have instead is the triumph of style over substance. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/20/opinion/krugman-an-unserious-man.html

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Shaming Dogs

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Shaming Dogs

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Shaming Dogs

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Shaming Dogs

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Shaming Dogs

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Shaming Dogs

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Shaming Dogs

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Nick Hornby on Your Cultural Snobbery | Brain Pickings

Nick Hornby on Your Cultural Snobbery | Brain Pickings.

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The Science of Sleep: Dreaming, Depression, and How REM Sleep Regulates Negative Emotions | Brain Pickings

The Science of Sleep: Dreaming, Depression, and How REM Sleep Regulates Negative Emotions | Brain Pickings.

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How Does A Boomerang Work?

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There Once was a Major League Baseball Player Who Stole First From Second

There Once was a Major League Baseball Player Who Stole First From Second.

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Republican Congressman Proposes National Security Role for Uterus : The New Yorker

Republican Congressman Proposes National Security Role for Uterus : The New Yorker.

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Kaninhoppning « Now I Know Archives

Kaninhoppning « Now I Know Archives.

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New owl species discovered in the Philippines

New owl species discovered in the Philippines.

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Paul Auster: “I think of the right-wing Republicans as jihadists” – Salon.com

Paul Auster: “I think of the right-wing Republicans as jihadists” – Salon.com.

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“The Graves Are Walking”: Was the Great Potato Famine a genocide? – Salon.com

“The Graves Are Walking”: Was the Great Potato Famine a genocide? – Salon.com.

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Deluded Individualism – NYTimes.com

Deluded Individualism – NYTimes.com.

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Top Ten Paul Ryan Falsehoods, Gaffes and Outrages, First Week | Informed Comment

Top Ten Paul Ryan Falsehoods, Gaffes and Outrages, First Week | Informed Comment.

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FBI crime-reporting audits are shallow, infrequent – m.JSOnline.com

FBI crime-reporting audits are shallow, infrequent – m.JSOnline.com.

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Man who armed Black Panthers was FBI informant, records show | Center for Investigative Reporting

Man who armed Black Panthers was FBI informant, records show | Center for Investigative Reporting.

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