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Virginia Heffernan
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Attended Hanover High School, University of Virginia, Harvard
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No one gives more pragmatic and inspiring style advice than chic Meredith Kahn Rollins.
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+Kahil Nettleton Yes. I respect a creationist who just admits, "An objective assessment of science plays zero part in my beliefs. I choose not to question my belief, because I believe God wants me to have Faith." Because never, not once in history, did a proper scientific consideration of the evidence lead one to creationism, or not any specific version of creationism at least (since nothing objectively would make Biblical Creationism more likely than Hindu Creationism, or some version of Creationism not yet conceived of).

You can't be about Faith if it masks itself behind a veneer of some pseudoscientific justification. That wouldn't be Faith, that would be ignorance (yes, some would say they're the same thing, but true Religious Faith insulates itself by not concerning itself with whether science agrees or not, not by selectively reinterpreting science to support itself).
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One swag bag can change your life. Mike Albo is "unambiguously hilarious" in The Junket. +Mike Albo 
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How TV overconsumption became, of all things, elitist. The upscale binge http://news.yahoo.com/upscale-binge-tv-135807780.html +homeland +orangeisthenewblack
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What SHOULD we be worried about? This book will tell you. I have an essay here (along with Daniel Dennett and some others)—and not to boast but my worry is the most chilling of all of the worries.

Klonopin sold separately. 

http://www.amazon.com/What-Should-Worried-About-Scientists/dp/006229623X/
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Life's too short.
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Amazon and the United States Postal Service. True Love Forever. http://lnkd.in/d2m7BMT
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So "international roaming charges" — the terrifying Bigfoot of cell bills — were a FICTION! That's called extortion. And one cell company is breaking cartel ranks. 

http://news.yahoo.com/tmobile-international-data-roam-away-131806538.html
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Had a great time talking to Anna Catherine Routledge about motherhood. 
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columnist
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Musing listening stuttering equivocating breathing ranting pontificating cooing humming
Employment
  • Yahoo! News
    national correspondent, 2012 - 2013
  • The New York Times
    columnist, 2003 - 2012
  • Harper's, Talk, Slate, The New Yorker
    editor, contributor
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Currently
Brooklyn Heights
Previously
New Hampshire - Charlottesville, Boston
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I write about technology, politics and digital culture
Introduction
I have a book forthcoming from Simon & Schuster called "Magic and Loss: The Pleasures of the Internet." http://news.yahoo.com/author/virginia-heffernan/ 

For public speaking, I am represented by The Lavin Agency: bit.ly/bI2iGS 

For books, I am a chemical activated by intellectual enzyme John Brockman. http://edge.org/memberbio/john_brockman
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I have 2 comical kids, Ben and Susannah.
Education
  • Hanover High School, University of Virginia, Harvard
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Female