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There is a drunk or deranged man on my bus speaking quite loudly, eloquently, and knowledgeably about the NBN.

For the record, he and I agree that fiber to the premises is better than fiber to the node. But... he does go off-topic quite a lot. 

Regarding the death of Fred Phelps, I'll just quote Clarence Darrow: "I have never killed anyone, but I have read some obituary notices with great satisfaction."

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The US has snow in the east and earthquakes in the west. But the universe? The universe is unfolding before us. If this discovery is verified, then I'm really going to try to understand it. It's huge.

The paper can be found here: http://bicepkeck.org/b2_respap_arxiv_v1.pdf
The supplementary materials are here: http://bicepkeck.org
The press conference is here: http://www.cfa.harvard.edu/news/news_conferences.html

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Reading novels (but not necessarily nonfiction) may increase functions in different parts of your brain: 

http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/abs/10.1089/brain.2013.0166

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My news: I signed some papers this week, making me an official lecturer at the University of Melbourne, the top-ranked university in Australia. Obviously, many of you are wondering what the world has come to, and I have no consoling words of wisdom.

http://graduate.arts.unimelb.edu.au/degrees/15-master-of-publishing-and-communications

"Oh, a googly is like a wrongun?"

"Yeah, but I think it's left-handed wrongun."

"Oh, so it's like a leggy but an offy."

"Yeah."

- My co-workers talking about cricket.

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Go buy some space stuff. Buzz Aldrin's underwear, for example! http://gizmodo.com/heres-your-chance-to-own-a-piece-of-the-space-race-1468623330

My hometown airport: http://cnn.it/1auauxl
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