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Tomb of Sultan az-Zahir Qansuh photographed by James Robertson and Felice Beato around 1858.
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Book covers by Natalia Zaratiegui
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Once we were wolves, hunting our human prey beneath the icy moonlight ...
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I call on you to join Ms. Quinn in holding this kind of irresponsible behavior to account.
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It looks like perhaps something like XText might be sufficient for prototype / proof-of-concept w…
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The earliest source for the aphorism "Never get involved in a land war in Asia" I can find is General Douglas MacAr…
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Bad news, even your dreams have to be productive now
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In the late 1860s, steamboat tourists carried maps of the entire Mississippi—from the Gulf of Mexico all the way up…
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reminder that Steam is removing visual novels for being a little dirty due to pressure from conservative media watc…
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Yep, sub nuclear controls. My job (nuclear reactor operator electronics technician) was in th…
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GHOSTBUSTERS (1984)

DP: László Kovács
Director: Ivan Reitman
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All movement is worship: A remarkable book geo-tags the vast migrations of animals. A tern, weighing less than a cu…
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I think “the anthropology of batshit nuclear weapon ideas” will be my next blog post.

BE SURE TO VOTE!
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Bernie is a household name that working class people in every state admire and recognize as speaking to their pain.…
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Oh man. The fallout from this stuff continues. More than 150 people in Illinois have been sickened and four have di…
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I dropped my phone on the hiking trail, and thankfully I left the WiFi Hotspot on, so I was able to track it after…
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Do you know how much easier it is to canvass for a progressive candidate when people ask if she’s “a Democratic Soc…
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aaron schlossberg's actions represent a disturbing truth: a significant share of white Americans understand that IC…
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Teller...

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He wasn’t good about taking criticism or changing beliefs. Arguably, his fixation…
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It must be there to put the cyber into cyber space.
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This LOTR game is so good!
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Oh Edward.
Chariot...was “objectively” a bad idea AND it must have chapped his ass that it helped f…
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On the Plowshare theme, I still remember Edward Teller angrily defending the virtues of Project Char…
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Lol, I was so proud of myself for grinding out 10 pages today... and just turned on my phone again to find I won a…
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Despite? More like "because of"
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Note. Tesla admitted that the photo is false: “Of course, the discharge was not playing when the experimenter was p…
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This is marvelous, Herculean restraint.
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So has mentioned Project Horizon the 1959 study to put a military base on the moon by mid 1960s.

Best…
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The people I know who get a lot out of Twitter approach it with a “yes, and” mood; those who find it frustrating se…
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If anyone is looking for a symbol of Modernism let me suggest the guillotine. Yes, it comes across a bit harsh at t…
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Seattle! Look how much your library loves you.
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The Voyager data rate is actually pretty good. Kind of amazing when you consider it’s outside our s…
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"You call them steaming lights despite the fact they're obviously grilling lights"
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Both Voyager's are on the DSN!
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Both Voyager's are on the DSN!
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Officer, I'd like to report a robbery, Kate McKinnon is stealing every scene she's in.
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REQUIRED READING: Mom of a student at Santa Fe HS posted her story on FB & the has reprinted it (w/ p…
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So half of the right is arguing for door control, and the other half is telling teenage girls to have sex with any…
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Late stage Lou Dobbs is often marked by mild to moderate hallucinations and abdominal swelling.
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Half of all women who are murdered in the U.S. are killed by a current or former male romantic partner, according t…
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What the GOP stands for:
—schools as mass-murder zones
—forcibly separating children from parents
—ending CHIP beca…
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Like is there a clearer example of "Men are afraid that women will laugh at them. Women are afraid that men will ki…
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American women are 16x more likely to be shot and killed than women in peer nations. Over 50 women are fatally shot…
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I keep thinking about Cynthia’s story wraps so many of America’s problems into a single tragedy:

1. Low teacher pa…
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Oceans shrink when boats go faster
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Project PACER. Box labeled “safety” makes me chuckle.
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1888 just called with one the most stunning travel-time cartograms I've ever seen

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Exactly! I mean you would only want those kind of specific impulses for interstellar/interplanetary…
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the generative artist in me loves the idea that one particular alley in New York has blossomed into an entire city…
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Ok Twitter:

What is your “favorite” Cold War bad idea of things to do with nuclear weapons/explosives?

For “other…
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me: i don't reach out to friends. but i'm lonely all the time. and when people invite me out i say i can't. i've ne…
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Dungeon Master Culture™️ is pretending to be a sick bastard who eats player characters for breakfast while actually…
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"SICP" by Abelson & Sussman should be read continuously, ~2 pages a day, returning to page 1 every year. Ditto "Thi…
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by age 35 you should have a shitload of books. some of them you have read and are too sentimental to give away. oth…
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By 35, you should have sold all of your belongings, spent your entire life savings, moved to Europe for a Ph.D., ca…
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look at this absolute unit
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Meghan's friends introduced her to a prince. The only people I get introduced to are tech bros who say "I have the…
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One of the Santa Fe High School victims was teacher Cynthia Tisdale. She worked two jobs so that she could pay for…
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The worst thing about 2018 (if you are me and don’t count friends dying suddenly) is the way Lovecraftian horror ha…
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When reviewing a PR, it’s essential that you leave a comment. Any comment. Even the PR looks great and you have no…
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An ever-growing body of research consistently reaches the same conclusion: The only variable that can explain the h…
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This weekend's task: repeatedly practice my Deconstruct talk until it shrinks from 35 to 25 minutes, but not by cut…
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Ryan-linked group raised $24.6M from anonymous donor - POLITICO
A single anonymous donor gave $24.6 million to a dark money group connected to Paul Ryan. You read that correctly.
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Our time is shorter and our bodies much more fragile than we like to think.
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Brutalism in programming: BASIC is very concrete and functional, no adornments.
Haussman’s Paris: it’s li…
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Proselint is a linter for prose—a command-line tool which analyzes text for redundancy, jargon, illogic, clichés, s…
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There's a million rumors out there and regardless of the actual 'cause' the real problem revealed is that Valve has…
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Trump's sudden bashing of Qatar was always one of the most bewildering policy developments of his presidency.
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