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Even the most ardent academic must concede that there’s something darkly funny about devoting years of one’s life to a thesis question so abstruse that no one else had ever cared enough to ask it—and then answering it at such great length that few will ever care to read it....
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It has been a bit more than nine years since David Foster Wallace delivered “Federer as Religious Experience,” the Magna Carta of what has become one of the most popular genres in sports journalism: the Roger Federer think piece. The now-classic essay, penned for the short-lived New York Times sports...
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After two women passed Ranger School last month as part of an experiment, the Pentagon has permanently opened Ranger School to female soldiers, abandoning a planned review of the subject later this year.
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I like Black Sabbath. I had no idea that their guitarist had a hand injury.
 
Tommy Iommi of Black Sabbath Shares How He Lost His Fingertips in an Animated VH1 Short
In "Fingers Bloody Fingers", the first chapter of the VH1 animated series The Complete History of Heavy Metal, Black Sabbath founding member and guitarist Tommy Iommi shares how he lost his fingert...
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A little fourth of July celebration from the Muppets. 
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Wow. The depth of field on this macro shot is amazing.
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It would be great to have more comfortable clothes in the summer. It still sounds a long way off to me, but take a look at a possible future.

http://www.technologyreview.com/view/539626/how-next-generation-fabrics-will-keep-you-cool-in-summer-heat/
Fabrics that are transparent in the infrared can radiate body heat at rates that will significantly reduce the burden on power-hungry air-conditioning systems.
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This is a really cool looking lake. I'd love to see it sometime.
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A cautionary tale about trusting online reviews too much for high ticket items: http://krebsonsecurity.com/2015/07/dont-be-fooled-by-phony-online-reviews/
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A star system that has five stars.  That's cool. Scientists found one.

See http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-33428506
Astronomers have discovered a very rare system of five connected stars.
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In early June, Nobel Laureate Tim Hunt was asked to speak at a luncheon sponsored by the Korea Federation of Women’s Science and Technology Associations at a science communications meeting in South Korea. What he said there is now Internet history. He made a series of sexist comments, saying that...
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