Daily Archives: August 18, 2013

Animal Activists Are Trying to Save the World’s Fish from the Mafia | VICE

Animal Activists Are Trying to Save the World’s Fish from the Mafia | VICE.

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The struggles of former lottery pick Jonny Flynn – Grantland

The struggles of former lottery pick Jonny Flynn – Grantland.

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Williamsburg-Appalachia- Country-Blues Goes Pop – NYTimes.com

Williamsburg-Appalachia- Country-Blues Goes Pop – NYTimes.com.

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Still Tingling Spines, 50 Years Later – NYTimes.com

Still Tingling Spines, 50 Years Later – NYTimes.com.

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Surgeon struggles to save boy’s life in L.A.’s shooting season – latimes.com

Surgeon struggles to save boy’s life in L.A.’s shooting season – latimes.com.

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Murder by Craigslist – Atlantic Mobile

Murder by Craigslist – Atlantic Mobile.

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Why is it so shocking not to have a sex life? – Telegraph

Why is it so shocking not to have a sex life? – Telegraph.

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The Ideal English Major – The Chronicle Review – The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Ideal English Major – The Chronicle Review – The Chronicle of Higher Education.

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The Picasso Effect — Medium

The Picasso Effect — Medium.

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The Smart Set: Give Up the Ghost – July 25, 2013

The Smart Set: Give Up the Ghost – July 25, 2013.

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Chasing Coincidences – Issue 4: The Unlikely – Nautilus

Chasing Coincidences – Issue 4: The Unlikely – Nautilus.

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Time Anxiety « Happiness in this World

Time Anxiety « Happiness in this World.

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A Nearly Perfect Book

A Nearly Perfect Book.

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Chicago Tribune – Front Page – Hundreds of salmon stranded in farm ditches

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Detaining my partner: a failed attempt at intimidation | Glenn Greenwald | Comment is free | theguardian.com

Detaining my partner: a failed attempt at intimidation | Glenn Greenwald | Comment is free | theguardian.com.

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Glenn Greenwald’s partner detained at Heathrow airport for nine hours | World news | The Guardian

Glenn Greenwald’s partner detained at Heathrow airport for nine hours | World news | The Guardian.

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Mitsuko Uchida: ‘My four pianos are like human beings – all men’ | Music | The Observer

Mitsuko Uchida: ‘My four pianos are like human beings – all men’ | Music | The Observer.

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Meet The Dread Pirate Roberts, The Man Behind Booming Black Market Drug Website Silk Road – Forbes

Meet The Dread Pirate Roberts, The Man Behind Booming Black Market Drug Website Silk Road – Forbes.

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ijcai-13-paper.pdf

ijcai-13-paper.pdf.

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The Notorious MSG’s Unlikely Formula For Success

The Notorious MSG’s Unlikely Formula For Success.

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Best Shark Photographs from the Last Ten Years of Photo Contests | Photos | Smithsonian Magazine

Best Shark Photographs from the Last Ten Years of Photo Contests | Photos | Smithsonian Magazine.

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George Monbiot – DDT 2.0

George Monbiot – DDT 2.0.

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Another putative case of mimicry in Lepidoptera

Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
Sadly, I’ve lost all the information about this photograph, including who took it and who sent it. A reverse image search has drawn a blank. Perhaps the reader who brought the picture below…

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Weird antennae: the ant-mugging fly and the phantom midge larva

Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
by Matthew Cobb It is a truth universally acknowledged that any communication system can be hijacked and exploited by an external party. I came across this great example from 2009, published on Alex…

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How Einstein Thought: Fostering Combinatorial Creativity and Unconscious Connections | Brain Pickings

How Einstein Thought: Fostering Combinatorial Creativity and Unconscious Connections | Brain Pickings.

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