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Meet Antifa's Secret Weapon Against Far-Right Extremists | WIRED
The email arrived just as Megan Squire was starting to cook Thanksgiving dinner. She was flitting between the kitchen, where some chicken soup was simmering, and her living room office, when she saw the subject line flash on her laptop screen: “LOSer Leak.
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Fighting to Save the Real-Life Pharmacy from James Joyce's Ulysses | Literary Hub
In the fifth episode of Ulysses, “The Lotus Eaters,” Leopold Bloom stops in to Sweny’s Pharmacy for some face cream for his wife Molly, and, after a sniff, adds a bar of lemon soap to his purchase.
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3 days ago
Styling a Web Component | CSS-Tricks
the shadow DOM, but only to the exact level that matches, no deeper.
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BBC - Future - A mentalist’s guide to being happy
Imagine that you are standing on one side of a river, and you want to reach a village on the other side. You have a group of cheerleaders behind you, egging you on. So you set off, full of determination.
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Raj Chetty’s plan to change how Harvard teaches economics - Vox
If Harvard has a most famous course, it’s Economics 10. The introductory economics class is reliably one of the most popular courses offered to undergraduates.
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Point it, call it, get it right | Flight Safety Australia
There’s free entertainment on trains in Japan. Ride near the driver’s or conductor’s positions and you can watch them making bold gestures, accompanied by confident and abrupt vocalisations, sometimes ending with the word ‘Yoshi!’—Japanese for ‘OK’.
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How to Be Great? Just be Good, Repeatably
Over the years, we’ve all encountered our fair share of successes and failures. As I’ve acquired more of both under my name, I’ve started to contemplate which experiences were truly “great” and why.
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12 days ago
Frontiers | Being Critical of Criticality in the Brain | Physiology
Relatively recent work has reported that networks of neurons can produce avalanches of activity whose sizes follow a power law distribution.
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17 days ago
Am I a denier, a human extinction denier? – Mike Hulme
There has been a lot of talk recently about climate change and extinction. It is undoubtedly the case that species go extinct. And sometimes large numbers of species disappear together in mass events caused by the same physical stresses.
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What If We're Wrong?: An Animated Video Challenges Our Most Deeply Held Beliefs--With the Help of a Ludwig Wittgenstein Thought Experiment | Open Culture
Philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein asked us to imagine a rope stretched around the earth at the equator (and imagine the earth as a perfect sphere).
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