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What I lack most in #ebooks and pdfs is the ability to flick through the pages. By flicking through the pages one gets a great overview on the structure of a book, even to the point of determining 'landmarks' in the layout, which help to gather the essence of a book more quickly.
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"This is the equivalent of choosing chocolate over vanilla, only to reverse course and choose vanilla instead, once strawberry has been added to the menu."
Sometimes a shifting set of coalitions can make a collective body appear that it has no idea what it wants.
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Why don't cars sound like music? 
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Well, I was wondering why machinery sounds don't appeal to most people in the same sense that natural sounds do (rivers, wind, rain, etc.), but rather are stress inducing. Though in broad sense machines are part of nature.
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An eviction in Milwaukee in December. Often, landlords turn to informal methods to get families to leave. Credit Photograph by Philip Montgomery for The New Yorker
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A majority of U.S. adults continue to say the major U.S. political parties do such a poor job representing Americans that a third party is needed. The 58% wanting a third party is little changed from last year.
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What if, with simplifying explanations one is happier?
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This week, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appeared to publicly denounce the political positions of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign during the keynote speech of the company’s annual F8 developer conference.
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Facebook workers routinely suppressed news stories of interest to conservative readers from the social network’s influential “trending” news section, according to a former journalist who worked on the project. This individual says that workers prevented stories about the right-wing CPAC gathering, Mitt Romney, Rand Paul, and other conservative topics from appearing in the highly-influential section, even though they were organically trending amon...
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"No one teaches us that military coups are bad. Rather, it’s something we absorb in the process of being American. It goes without saying, so it’s rarely said."

http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2016/05/trump-president-illiberal-democracy/481494/
The candidate has exposed in America the tension between elections and values—just like the Arab Spring did.
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It could be a sign of the times – or something more lasting – but far more Americans today feel like their side is losing more often than winning in politics.
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Stop! don't tell me self-hatred is the highest achievement of mass capitalism!
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