Daily Archives: January 18, 2013

n 1: Edge and the Art Collector

n 1: Edge and the Art Collector.

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Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
Today is shaping up as Animal Post Day. Very few moths make any sound at all. This one, Acherontia atropos (the “death’s head hawk moth), squeaks.  That makes it endearing, no? The Wikipedia…

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Robert F. Chew, who played Proposition Joe on ‘The Wire,’ dead at 52 – baltimoresun.com

Robert F. Chew, who played Proposition Joe on ‘The Wire,’ dead at 52 – baltimoresun.com.

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Chicago Tribune – Front Page – ‘The Wire’ — Where are they now? [Pictures]

Chicago Tribune – Front Page – ‘The Wire’ — Where are they now? [Pictures].

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The Rag Blog: Alan Waldman : ‘Chef!’ is One of the Funniest Sitcoms Ever

The Rag Blog: Alan Waldman : ‘Chef!’ is One of the Funniest Sitcoms Ever.

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Now I Know – The Emperor

Now I Know – The Emperor.

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Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
Here’s a poignant CBS television interview with the Barden family, whose 7-year-old son Daniel was murdered in the Newtown shooting. What struck me, besides the inconsolable pain that could be multiplied eleven thousand…

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Cambodia

http://nyti.ms/XjEr94 NYTimes: Cambodian Strongman and Karaoke King Hun Sen’s influence over Cambodian song and dance may be his most insidious form of control.

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Scientology

http://nyti.ms/106sPNa NYTimes: Eyes Wide Shut In “Going Clear,” Lawrence Wright uses vast research and reporting to make clear that Scientology is like no church on Earth.

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Sexual Abuse in Germany

http://nyti.ms/UWgowE NYTimes: German Priests Carried Out Sexual Abuse for Years The priests planned their assaults and often abused the same children repeatedly for years, according to a report, based on victim accounts and released by the Roman Catholic Church in … Continue reading

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Palestinians Forge New Village in Protest of Israeli Expansion | Common Dreams

Palestinians Forge New Village in Protest of Israeli Expansion | Common Dreams.

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Police misconduct – CommonWealth Magazine

Police misconduct – CommonWealth Magazine.

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Extortionists Versus Con Men – NYTimes.com

Extortionists Versus Con Men – NYTimes.com.

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The Dwindling Deficit – NYTimes.com

The Dwindling Deficit – NYTimes.com.

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‘The Long Wait’ – NYTimes.com

‘The Long Wait’ – NYTimes.com.

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Hollywood Clichés: Continuity Errors • The Leek

Hollywood Clichés: Continuity Errors • The Leek.

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Nordlandsbanen: minute by minute, season by season

Nordlandsbanen: minute by minute, season by season.

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The Scientific Power of Thought

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Ominous Fumigation Tents Lurk in the Night | Raw File | Wired.com

Ominous Fumigation Tents Lurk in the Night | Raw File | Wired.com.

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Three-legged dog caught stealing pet food

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The A-Z of Epidemiology: from Anthrax to Zoonoses « Tom Scott

The A-Z of Epidemiology: from Anthrax to Zoonoses « Tom Scott.

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True Facts About The Seahorse

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CASCADA on Vimeo

http://vimeo.com/m/57343365

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“2012 in 366 Seconds” on Vimeo

Watch this video: 2012 in 366 Seconds

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stavronikita project – underwater photography by andreas franke

stavronikita project – underwater photography by andreas franke.

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