Daily Archives: August 2, 2013

Kindness

“It is a terrible thing, this kindness that human beings do not lose. Terrible, because when we are finally naked in the dark and cold, it is all we have. We, who are so rich, so full of strength, we … Continue reading

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George Saunders Has Written the Best Book You’ll Read This Year – NYTimes.com

George Saunders Has Written the Best Book You’ll Read This Year – NYTimes.com.

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NAPOLEON CHAGNON: BLOOD IS THEIR ARGUMENT | Edge.org

NAPOLEON CHAGNON: BLOOD IS THEIR ARGUMENT | Edge.org.

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Reading Recipes: A Review of William Sitwell’s A History of Food in 100 Recipes : The New Yorker

Reading Recipes: A Review of William Sitwell’s A History of Food in 100 Recipes : The New Yorker.

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Why We Keep Playing the Lottery – Issue 4: The Unlikely – Nautilus

Why We Keep Playing the Lottery – Issue 4: The Unlikely – Nautilus.

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George Saunders’s Advice to Graduates – NYTimes.com

George Saunders’s Advice to Graduates – NYTimes.com.

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“I Was Forcibly Fed” | The Browser Review

“I Was Forcibly Fed” | The Browser Review.

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Michael Lewis: Did Goldman Sachs Overstep in Criminally Charging Its Ex-Programmer? | Vanity Fair

Michael Lewis: Did Goldman Sachs Overstep in Criminally Charging Its Ex-Programmer? | Vanity Fair.

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Elaine Morgan: It Wasn’t About Aquatic Apes | Endless Forms Most Beautiful

Elaine Morgan: It Wasn’t About Aquatic Apes | Endless Forms Most Beautiful.

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Cracking How Life Arose on Earth May Help Clarify Where Else It Might Exist | The Institute for Genomic Biology

Cracking How Life Arose on Earth May Help Clarify Where Else It Might Exist | The Institute for Genomic Biology.

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Year of the Snake: Photos : Discovery News

Year of the Snake: Photos : Discovery News.

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Stone Wars by Mohamad Junaid – Guernica / A Magazine of Art & Politics

Stone Wars by Mohamad Junaid – Guernica / A Magazine of Art & Politics.

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Canadian skunk gets head stuck in Tim Hortons cup; rescued by kindly cameraman

Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
Pity the beast didn’t go for a regular coffee and a dutchie.  According to CBC news, which has a great video on its site (I can’t embed it), a coffee-loving skunk got his…

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Condemned to Die Because He’s Black – NYTimes.com

Condemned to Die Because He’s Black – NYTimes.com.

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‘Every Stroke you Type’: Greenwald Reveals Xkeyscore, Vindicating Snowden | Informed Comment

‘Every Stroke you Type’: Greenwald Reveals Xkeyscore, Vindicating Snowden | Informed Comment.

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Best New Electric Cars and Plug-In Hybrids for Different Distances – Expert Advice – MensJournal.com

Best New Electric Cars and Plug-In Hybrids for Different Distances – Expert Advice – MensJournal.com.

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Violence will rise as climate changes, scientists predict – latimes.com

Violence will rise as climate changes, scientists predict – latimes.com.

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Researchers find gray wolf-grizzly bear link in Yellowstone – latimes.com

Researchers find gray wolf-grizzly bear link in Yellowstone – latimes.com.

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79 Common Mispronunciations – mental_floss on YouTube (Ep. 21)

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An exhibition of 1960s and 1970s hippie style fashion | Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

An exhibition of 1960s and 1970s hippie style fashion | Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

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Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT

Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT.

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Landmarks Illinois

Landmarks Illinois.

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NASA’s Earth Observing System

NASA’s Earth Observing System.

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Despite Two New Studies on Motives for Monogamy, the Debate Continues – NYTimes.com

Despite Two New Studies on Motives for Monogamy, the Debate Continues – NYTimes.com.

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The Mystery of Bee Colony Collapse | Mother Jones

The Mystery of Bee Colony Collapse | Mother Jones.

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