September 29, 2014
"Nature in the Balance, Gene Tests, Artificial Sweetners and Diabetes
THE NEW YORK TIMES
Letters to the editor and online comments."

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September 29, 2014
"The Difficulties of Nuclear Containment
SAM ROBERTS
A recently declassified report makes it clear that the Manhattan Project was threatened by leaks and espionage, and it reveals a huge blind spot on the government’s part."

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September 29, 2014
"Visiting an Ailing Relative
EMILY ANTHES
A sobering new book argues that wild chimps are being assaulted from all sides: hunted for meat, killed for raiding farmers’ fields, trafficked as exotic pets and threatened by diseases like Ebola."

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September 29, 2014
"Rating Pain Relief
C. CLAIBORNE RAY
How is the effectiveness of pain relievers measured? Is there a list that quantifies them by strength?"

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September 29, 2014
"Overseas Trade Alters a Lizard’s Stocks
DOUGLAS QUENQUA
The rise of the global shipping trade has caused a fundamental shift in how species spread from one landmass to the next."

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September 29, 2014
"Science Events: Dancing Particle Physics and Science-Inspired Fashion
JASCHA HOFFMAN
In a piece choreographed by the artist-in-residence at the CERN physics laboratory, dancers will begin with a sort of quantum twerk, a subtle jiggling motion that evokes the vibration of subatomic particles."

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September 29, 2014
Literary Lions Unite in Protest Over Amazon’s Tactics

Literary Lions Unite in Protest Over Amazon’s Tactics

Stack of Books
Stack of Books

Amazon.com continues its losing war against book publishers, especially in the PR battlefield. When authors as well known as Salman Rushdie, V. S. Naipaul, Ursula K. Le Guin, Philip Roth, and Milan Kundera side against you, it might be time to start dialing back the rhetoric. 

Last spring, when Amazon began discouraging customers from buying books published by Hachette, the…

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September 29, 2014
"Generating a Molecule With Star Quality
THE NEW YORK TIMES
Scientists in England have generated a highly complex star-shaped molecule made of interlocking rings that could be used to produce materials that are light, flexible and resilient."

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September 29, 2014

Led Zeppelin - Hot Dog
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September 29, 2014
"Human-Related Climate Change Led to Extreme Heat, Scientists Say
JUSTIN GILLIS
Five groups of researchers analyzing last year’s Australian heat waves came to the same conclusion: They could not have been as severe without human influence."

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September 29, 2014
I faved Chicago dog, Shelly’s Freeze
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I faved Chicago dog, Shelly’s Freeze
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September 29, 2014
"Toolmaking May Have Risen Independently
DOUGLAS QUENQUA
A technique which early humans used to make knives was long thought to have originated in Africa and spread from there, but a new study suggests it arose independently in Eurasia."

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September 29, 2014
I faved City Fog
by Regan Scott Photography
embiggen by clicking: http://flic.kr/p/ppro3SSunlight reflects off of a layer of marine fog over downtown Chicago. 

September 28, 2014 at 10:13PM

I faved City Fog
by Regan Scott Photography
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Sunlight reflects off of a layer of marine fog over downtown Chicago.

September 28, 2014 at 10:13PM

September 29, 2014
I faved My Morning and My River
by Chicago Man
embiggen by clicking: http://flic.kr/p/p1sXR2I’m still in the middle of a life-long love affair with this city.

Chicago, Illinois, USA.

September 19, 2014 at 06:29PM

I faved My Morning and My River
by Chicago Man
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I’m still in the middle of a life-long love affair with this city. Chicago, Illinois, USA.

September 19, 2014 at 06:29PM

September 29, 2014

Leonard Cohen - First We Take Manhattan
Music video by Leonard Cohen performing First We Take Manhattan. (C) 1988 Sony Music Entertainment Canada Inc.
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