Archive for March, 2014

A Thousand Worms Merge Into a Living Tower – Phenomena: Not Exactly Rocket Science

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What’s creepier than a worm rearing up on its tail to snag a passing insect? A thousand worms uniting into a single living, writhing, waving tower to snag a passing insect. Pristionchus pacificus i…

Samuel Maina‘s insight:

Something like a phenomenon…..

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Tutankhamun’s Blood

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ght it waas Why everyone from the Mormons to the Muslim Brotherhood is desperate for a piece of the Pharaoh

Samuel Maina‘s insight:

This one was a long one. I thought it was well researched.

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The Queen of the Can

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Samuel Maina‘s insight:

It is healthy to do this.

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[VINTAGE VISION] 30 Years Post-‘Purple Rain,’ Prince Upholds the Funk

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When Prince announced he would appear on The Arsenio Hall Show with his all-fem (all White) band 3rdEyeGirl, Black folks got excited. Not since election night 2008 had so many folks of color been gathered…

Samuel Maina‘s insight:

James Brown was mentioned……

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Little Town of Champions

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The village of Bekoji, in the highlands of Ethiopia, has produced long-distance runners who’ve won 16 Olympic medals in 20 years. What explains this remarkable success?

Samuel Maina‘s insight:

The writer from Turkey has done justice on this article. was in touch with the reality of the ground.

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Running to the River

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The Caine Prize-winning writer on resurrecting history’s ghosts, finding stories amid political violence, and why “Kenya is a mercurial character.”

Samuel Maina‘s insight:

Hmmmmmn! Some bit of cursing as i was reading this….

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Steven Gerrard and the ‘top, top’ chop

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Ken Early: How a line from Sir Alex Ferguson got the world wondering just how good the Liverpool and England midfielder really is

Samuel Maina‘s insight:

You can easily see how coaches get into their players head.

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