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Great quote. Great story. 

'Jackie Mason, in an email, hypothesized that the complicated relationship between Jews and mayonnaise was probably a consequence of Jews feeling “guilty over betraying mustard.”' 

http://www.slate.com/articles/life/food/2013/12/mayonnaise_hatred_a_brief_history_of_mayo_and_disgust.html via @slate
Elsewhere in Slate, David Merritt Johns explains the history of mayonnaise, Ari LeVaux tries to find out why Hellmann’s is so good, and Katherine Goldstein argues in favor of a surprising mayonnaise alternative. Near where I work there is a deli with a basket on the counter piled high with...
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'Nielsen estimates that the average person’s Twitter message about a TV show is seen by about 50 other people'

Would love to see the methodolgy on that and know what Nielson considers 'average.'
Viewers are trying to catch up on old episodes of "Breaking Bad" through Netflix, Amazon, iTunes and other Internet services as the hit series nears its end.
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From the always outstanding +Jeff Bercovici, a take on the symbiotic relationship between Google News and news organizations. A relationship that I believe is tightly woven as GNews serves as the modern day web portal. Worth clicking through for the insights on ranking factors alone.  
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Because sometimes, it feels good to karate chop the day. Or so says +Melissa Bell 
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“If you get the job, endeavor to stay on the beat for at least five years. The first two you won’t know what you are doing, the last three, you’ll be ready to do some business.”

- David Simon, creator of The Wire and a former Baltimore Sun cops reporter himself on what advice he'd give to anyone applying to The Sun's posting for a new cops reporter 
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One of the best interactive videos you'll see this Olympics. 
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Ichiro a Yankee! Doesn't bode well for Brett Gardner's return this year. 
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Good morning. Here's a full set of The Clash from 1980 in Paris. Because.
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I read a marvelous post by +Mark Potts on the process of thinking about digital publishing in the early 90's as media companies like +Washington Post and technology companies like +IBM looked ahead to the "electronic" age with millions of devices connected. It included this first mockup of a Washington Post digital edition that I have been marveling at all day:

http://recoveringjournalist.typepad.com/recovering_journalist/2012/08/a-vision-for-the-future-of-newspapersfrom-20-years-ago.html  
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6 +NASA Curiosity crew members chatting with +Washington Post live right now? Yes please.  
 
Washington Post is hanging out with 7 people right now in a live Hangout On Air! #hangoutsonairmartin atjetplab, Aaron Stehura, tracy atjetplab, Emi Kolawole, Marc Kaufman, Jonathan Grinblat, and Priscilla Vega
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A nice visualization of how massive the scale of indexing web content continues to grow.
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- Working on getting as many eyeballs on washingtonpost.com as possible.

- Pixel-stained wretch factchecking politicians for FactCheck.org.

- Ink-stained wretch getting a Masters degree in Public Policy

- Undergrad at American University.

- Adolescent killing time by hanging around shopping malls and playing roller hockey.

- Child genius whose life was used as the inspiration for an ABC family sitcom called Doogie Howser MD*



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