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Newly unearthed footage shows a doctor speaking with a straight-laced woman in the middle of an acid trip. Best interview ever?
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The refers to an event that resulted in the deaths of nine ski hikers in the northern on the night of February 2, 1959. It happened on the east shoulder of the mountain (Холат Сяхл) (a name, meaning ). The where the incident occurred has since b...
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People with high IQs are more likely to smoke marijuana and take other illegal drugs, compared with those who score lower on intelligence tests, according to a new study from the U.K.
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The Invisible Web - what it is and is not, definitions. How to find it. Where it fits in your search strategy.
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What you see above is a graph of the mouse movements of redditor ValTM playing Minecraft for around 3.9 hours. The map was made by the program IOGraph, which I promptly downloaded and installed. The java app tracks user mouse movement (as lines) and ...
Over thirty of Orwell's most important essays are available here. This site is 100% free to use.
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From white-space wireless to homomorphic encryption, here are the big tech terms you will need to know in 2011.
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Here are 40 unsympathetic statements from the Nietzsche himself. Many you'll agree with. Others you will resist, but these are the ones to pay the most attention to — your beliefs are being challenged.
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With November 1st almost upon us, NaNoWriMo is set to begin. There are plenty of tools to help budding novelists achieve the goal of 50,000 words in 30 days, but what about the reasons behind committing to such a daunting task in the first place? Sur...
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TED Talks "If I should have a daughter, instead of Mom, she's gonna call me Point B ... " began spoken word poet Sarah Kay, in a talk that inspired two standing ovations at TED2011. She tells the story of her metamorphosis -- from a wide-eyed teenage...
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Trulia's interactive Crime Map lets you explore, compare and comment on crimes across America, block-by-block.
TED Talks In this funny (and actually poignant) 3-minute talk, social strategist Renny Gleeson breaks down our always-on social world -- where the experience we're having right now is less interesting than what we'll tweet about it later.
is a descriptive list which was created by to categorize every dramatic situation that might occur in a story or performance. To do this Polti analyzed classical texts, plus classical and contemporaneous works. He also analyzed a handful of non-Fr...
The following quotations are taken from official court records across the nation, showing how funny and embarrassing it is that recorders operate at all times in courts of law, so that even the slightest inadvertence is preserved for posterity.
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