Thu, 10:42 pm

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The always-great Talib Kweli takes advantage of being on CNN to criticize CNN.

Via @antderosa. [ Also from @antderosa. ]


Thu, 10:09 pm

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If you want to convince any gullible people of your magic powers, you have exactly three years to get ready.


Thu, 9:50 pm

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This is a pretty good TV schedule.


Thu, 9:33 pm

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The National Zoo's baby animal collection, illustrated.


Thu, 9:05 pm

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Jesse Jackson as game show host; Julia Louis-Dreyfus as contestant.

Via @tanehisicoates. [ Also from @tanehisicoates. ]


Thu, 8:47 pm

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Nature reclaims an abandoned railway in Paris.


Thu, 8:44 pm

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Tulip fields, from the air.


Thu, 8:29 pm

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Why you don't remember your life as a small child.

Via @edyong209. [ Also from @edyong209. ]


Thu, 8:26 pm

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Why the coast off of Thailand appears green from space.


Thu, 8:23 pm

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A history of television, filmed in 1956.


Thu, 8:04 pm

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The LA Times' graphic showing how land heights have increased in the drought is amazing.


Thu, 6:54 pm

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Here is Ginuwine, with "Pony."

UPDATE 12:04 am

We are sitting in the dark as it rains outside listening to Bobby Vinton, Bobby Darin, Mel Torme, and Nat King Cole.


Thu, 6:39 pm

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The state of the Mars rover, two years in.

Via @nycjim. [ Also from @nycjim. ]


Thu, 6:36 pm

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The last email ISIS sent the Foley family.

Via @ravisomaiya. [ Also from @ravisomaiya. ]


Thu, 5:22 pm

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Really good Cord Jefferson post.


Thu, 4:54 pm

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The state that rates itself worst for minorities is West Virginia. In second? Missouri.

Via @sfcpoll. [ Also from @sfcpoll. ]


Thu, 3:35 pm

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The campaign for Ferguson's good name.


Thu, 3:18 pm

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Noting that Al Sharpton has defended Michael Brown and then bringing up Tawana Brawley is an iffy bit of rhetoric.


Thu, 2:30 pm

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Concord resident Tom Steyer's PAC blasts the Kochs as "out of state" donors in New Hampshire.


Thu, 2:11 pm

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How states vote for their senators is often nothing like how they vote for president. #graphs #graphs #graphs


Thu, 1:57 pm

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Donors have contributed $137,000 to Darren Wilson (which so far is much less than the bus monitor received).


Thu, 10:02 am

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ITunes is Apple's Clippy.


Thu, 9:22 am

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Spotify created a global map that shows when two people click play on a song simultaneously.


Thu, 8:20 am

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Teens.


Thu, 8:13 am

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I wonder how much of the Facebook-isn't-showing-me-Ferguson-news complaint is a function of our generally homogeneous personal networks.


Wednesday

Wed, 11:59 pm

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A contemporaneous news report about the attempted raid to save the hostages.

Via @blakehounshell. [ Also from @blakehounshell. ]


Wed, 11:55 pm

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I was wondering if Foley's orange jumpsuit was an intentional allusion to Guantanamo. It was.


Wed, 11:37 pm

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"Hi I'm Tony, with a Y."

"Hi I'm Toni, with an I."

"Hi, I'm Toné, with an E."

"Well, that's strange."


Wed, 10:45 pm

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Alaska is very good at growing cabbage.


Wed, 9:18 pm

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Here is the best episode of The Simpsons, available online through the generosity of Russian scofflaws.

I should note that it is also overdubbed by those same scofflaws.


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