Saturday, January 22, 2011

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Tracking space garbage.
Dan Savage has advice for Silvio Berlusconi.
The long, slow failure of 3D.
The unusual trajectory of Philip Weiss.
Stuart Holden.
Twenty years of development in Shanghai.
Mobistar punked.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

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Changing education paradigms.
Polly Esther speaks.
Lyndon Johnson buys pants.
Who will investigate the anti-regulators?
Arranging books by colour.
Long-distance surfing.
How to become a mushroom farmer.
Armistead Maupin in autumn.

Friday, January 14, 2011

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Confessions of a Peruvian bullfighter.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

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Lake Urmia is also full of water.
Even if hoarding gold works, you're a jerk.
Avenues of the District.
Bill Murray on Sofia Coppola.
Algorithmic trading and market-structure tail risk.
Why successful college football players can't make it in the NFL (and why college football looks more fun).
What was Morgan Tsvangerai thinking? What did he say?.
The small plane non-menace.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

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Obama in Tucson.
Ten Things I learned working with Jim Cramer.
A Commerce Clause non-development.
The Broad Street Bullies and the Soviet Red Army.
Why read David Foster Wallace.
Egyptian surrealism.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

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Bounty hunters.
The false rush to "balance."
Introspective Taibbi.
Water sculpture.
Fewer cars in Georgetown.

Monday, January 10, 2011

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Five myths and a menace.
Our political conversation is too dumb.
Where is Michael Chabon from?
Exposing the fraud over vaccines and autism.
Holding Giffords’s Hand.

Sunday, January 09, 2011

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Facebook in Japan.
Mary Beard's day in Cairo.

Saturday, January 08, 2011

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Chris Bertram collects links on unknown street photographer Vivian Maier.
Cooking with dragon.
Early signs are good.
Everyone has a Michael Caine impression.

Friday, January 07, 2011

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The banks are screwed if this precedent holds.

Thursday, January 06, 2011

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The way out of Afghanistan.
Royston Drenthe and Hércules.
Dwight Garner did not care for Annie Proulx's new book.
Ikea's war on the lightbulb.

Wednesday, January 05, 2011

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Tilt-shifting Van Gogh.
Julius Genachowski took a dive.
The one-sentence solution to procrastination.
For older people, walking speed predicts life expectancy.
Does Justice Thomas agree with Korematsu?

Tuesday, January 04, 2011

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Alexis Madrigal likes Instagram.
Sara Mayeux on the reviews of George W. Bush's new book.
John Scalzi and Lauren Beukes.
Sanitizing Huck Finn.
The incredible, true story of the collar-bomb heist.
What passes for beauty: A death in Texas.
Chuck Klosterman profiles Jonathan Franzen.

Monday, January 03, 2011

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The fall of Baghdad and the toppling of the statue of Saddam Hussein.
Keith Humphreys has comic book collection paralysis.
James Fallows on Jack Wheeler.
The GOP's Michelle Bachman problem.
Donte Green sees the future.
Strange items for sale at

Sunday, January 02, 2011

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Topsy's Story and why crows are black today, part of Animating Jukurrpa.
How stocks trade now.
Wrapping up a year in reading at The Millions.
How to eat well in Mexico.

Saturday, January 01, 2011

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John Holbo worries about page numbers.
Amy Knight explains Russia's security state.

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