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Tony Hsieh
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"Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That is why it is called the 'present.'" -- Master Oogway
"Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That is why it is called the 'present.'" -- Master Oogway

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Free-as-in-beer Gene Wolfe's "Shadow & Claw" in eBook from Tor (limited time)
Free from March 7th to 13th, 2017 only (limited time!)  ( link ) Get the first two books of Gene Wolfe’s classic series “The Book of the New Sun,” described by Neil Gaiman as “ The best science fiction novel of the last century ”! Come on, if you can't trus...

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A scary yet insightful read on how to generate "fake news"
Got a shoestring marketing budget?  Have a person/new media celebrity who doesn't might living as the target of simultaneously-massive hate and adoration?  Do you have a phone and an internet connection? Oh, yeah.  And do you have a tremendous capacity to r...

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Godzilla and King Ghidorah in "Kong: Skull Island"???
From SciFiJapan ( link ) Godzilla, King Ghidorah, Rodan and Mothra are listed as properties of Toho on the "Kong: Skull Island" trailer.  “Characters of ‘Godzilla,’ ‘King Ghidorah,’ ‘Mothra’ and ‘Rodan’ created and owned by Toho Co., Ltd.” So they hopefully...

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Or just read some bawdy Conan the Barbarian!
Forget the classics!  Sword and sorcery and some uncomfortable 1930's era stereotypes. Just dive into classic Robert E. Howard's Conan ( link ) - free Kindle!

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Two free Kindle books with the 100 books (classic) you MUST read
Removing one more excuse about reading these (public domain) classics because they are now sitting in your pocket! Volume 1 ( link ) Volume 2 ( link ) Volume 1 Alcott, Louisa May: Little Women Austen, Jane: Pride and Prejudice Austen, Jane: Emma Balzac, Hon...

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The steady and wise hand of "Batman: The Animated Series" writing style guide
Pretty cool insight to the characters in the "Batman: The Animated Series".  The decisions they made and what to avoid and the reasoning... it shows a real care for the characters and an aim to make the series timeless; less topical. The guide (PDF) is here...

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Interesting pictures with LEGO minifigures
I love the LEGO minifigures and whimsy. This site legography  ( link ) has both! Here are some of my favorites.

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I did not realize I had a coding puzzle itch. In Scala. But I guess I did. On CodinGame.

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A startlingly clear recap of "Dune" in emojis.
I think very few people were clamoring for the extra long version of Dune.  ( link ) So instead the "Sleeper" himself has explained Dune in about 40 emojis. Enjoy!
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