Archive for January, 2014

OTL: Generation June

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Fury, anarchy, martyrdom: Why the youth of Brazil are (forever) protesting, and how their anger may consume the World Cup.

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There’s a Reason They Call Them ‘Crazy Ants’

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What if you discovered an invasive species that seems drawn to electricity — in your outlets, appliances, laptops and TVs — and no one would listen?

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Untold Story: Real Reason Michael Jordan retired in 1993 –

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Here is the untold story of the real reasons why Michael Jordan retired from the NBA in 1993, according to sports writing legend Jack McCollum of Sports Illustrated

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Birds That Fly in a V Formation Use An Amazing Trick – Phenomena: Not Exactly Rocket Science

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Why do some birds fly in a V? Most people would say that they do it to save energy, which would be right. But it turns out that birds in a V are actually pulling of a feat that’s more complicated a…

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Voice Hero: The Inventor of Karaoke Speaks – Vol. 1, No. 4

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Daisuke Inoue never learned to read music but he changed our musical lives forever when he invented the karaoke machine. He shares the charming, humble, thoughtful story of his life with The Appendix.

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Anyone can learn to be a polymath – Robert Twigger – Aeon

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Our age reveres the narrow specialist but humans are natural polymaths, at our best when we turn our minds to many things

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What Anesthesia Can Teach Us About Consciousness

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Going under for surgery raises a surprisingly thorny philosophical issue.

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