Scientists have developed a new Wi-Fi system that’s 3 times faster


Researchers have come up with a new Wi-Fi system that dramatically speeds up data transfer on congested networks.

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Square America Vintage Snapshots & Vernacular Photography

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Morning Cup of Links: Conspiracy Theories | Mental Floss


Here’s some links for you and everyone else!

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Can Music Make Us Smarter and Help Us Heal Faster?


Music may put us in a better mood or help us relax, but how far does our mind’s connection to music go? Can it make us smarter or even help us heal faster after surgery?

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How emergency rooms treat poorer kids differently


Hospitals treat poor kids differently.

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Virtual reality can help prevent falls in elderly, Israeli team finds |


Practice makes perfect when it comes to keeping balance for seniors, say researchers led by Tel Aviv University professor

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Frank Ocean Blonde Review: What We Can Learn From the Artist’s Patient, Stripped-Down New Album


A meditation on sexual identity, self-control, and autonomy.​

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Paul Carroll photographs the Gaelic games in his book, Gaelic Fields.

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Is Elysium Health’s Basis the Fountain of Youth?


Leonard Guarente is certain he’s succeeded where doctors (and quacks) before him have failed. His pill will either extend lives or tarnish his career.

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Katrina pain index 2016 by the numbers: Race and class gap widening


Despite receiving $76 billion in assistance after Katrina, poor people in New Orleans got very little of that help

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Ernest Tubb ~ My Pick Of The Hits / ViewPure


Got a request from YouTuber Clayton Bryington for this excellent album by E.T.\nInterestingly all 12 tracks were released on this album only! No singles, ep\’s, or compilations as far as i can tell. It sucks because i\’d really like to have Big City and She Called Me Baby on my jukebox.\n\nTrack listing \n 1.\

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GOODSTUFFs CYBER WORLD: Miss Nerdy Pageants


Today we have pageants like Miss Universe and Miss America. We’ve come a long way since the first modern day pageant took place in Scotland in 1859. Along the way though, some quite strange pageants popped up.

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Abandoned Town of Cairo, Illinois – Cairo, Illinois


A once-booming Mississippi River port town has transformed into an eerie, mostly abandoned ghost town

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The Big Smoke


Inside the Ontario company that is set to turn Canada into a marijuana superpower

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Rise of the Nazi-Grave Robbers


Inspired by shows like Battlefield Recovery, profiteers are digging up World War II gravesites in search of memorabilia. Preservationists want to stop them.

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America’s First Offshore Wind Farm May Power Up a New Industry


A just-completed project off the coast of Rhode Island, though relatively tiny, is at the forefront of a sea-based transition to renewable energy.

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Crusader Hand Grenade and Bronze Knife Among Archaeological Treasures Retrieved from the Mediterranean Sea


A treasure trove of priceless artifacts, the earliest of which are 3,500 years old, were recently turned over to the state of Israel by a family that inherited them from their father who passed awa

Source: Crusader Hand Grenade and Bronze Knife Among Archaeological Treasures Retrieved from the Mediterranean Sea | Ancient Origins

The back of the of the ~10 foot tall Julian Schnabel candle. Note the flame on top of the head, leading to the neato wax dreads.

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The back of the of the ~10 foot tall Julian Schnabel candle. Note the flame on top of the head, leading to the neato wax dreads.

[the candle is lit on a schedule and one day the figure–it is of the artist frank stella–will melt, dissolve, as humans do, to a pile of wax.]

Massimo Pigliucci recommends the best books on Stoicism


Philosophy professor and author Massimo Pigliucci recommends five books that best express the essence of Stoicism and how it might be applied to real life.

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A movement takes shape to memorialize lynching victims in the U.S.

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The first ever copies of the ‘world’s most mysterious book’ are about to be released


A Spanish publishing house has finally been given permission to make exact copies of the Voynich Manuscript – a 15th century book written in a mysterious coded language that no one has cracked.

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Making a Home for Black History


The vision and the challenges behind a new museum on the National Mall.

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Vintage Pocket Guides to Syria & Beyond for the WW II American Soldier


As someone who writes a guide about the city of Paris and searches for off-beat travel, I can relate to the language of pocket guides. I guess you could say it’s kinda my thing. But what if I wasn’t writing for the leisurely wanderer? What if instead, I was writing for a young, newly-enl

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Researchers find lab rats on marijuana just can’t be bothered

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THC, the main psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, makes rats less willing to exert cognitive effort – lazy – but, you know, that’s just, like, your opinion, man

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The Real Russian Mole Inside NSA


The media has finally noticed that the National Security Agency has a problem with Kremlin penetration

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The Lost Girls of Panama: The Full Story


The mysterious deaths of two young tourists in Panama puzzled examiners and shocked nations on both sides of the Atlantic; now secretly leaked documents reveal what happened.

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Five myths about the Web


It’s disrupted everything! Or has it?

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People Of Tompkins Square Park, New York City, Summer of Love 1967


In 1967, deep into the Summer of Love, James Jowers (American b. 1938) took these pictures of people in and around New York City’s Tompkin’s Square Park, a public space in the Alphabet City are of Manhattan’s East Village.

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August 1923. Washington, D.C. “Dump story.” The past is a bucket of ashes. Or a pail of water. National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

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How the Writer Listens: Svetlana Alexievich


For the past 30 years, Svetlana Alexievich has been writing one long book about the effect of communism and its demise on people in the former Soviet Bloc. Based on interviews, her books conjure a …

Source: How the Writer Listens: Svetlana Alexievich | Literary Hub

Getting serious about funny: Psychologists see humor as a character strength

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Morning Cup of Links: The Other Grand Duchess Anastasia


Great links to start a great day!

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In the Shade by Francisc Sirato. Post-Impressionism. landscape

Underwater Archaeologists Are Exploring an Undisturbed WWII Battlefield


NOAA explorers are bringing the “Battle of the Atlantic” back to life.

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Wandering New York


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Longform: The Race for a Zika Vaccine by Siddhartha Mukherjee


In the throes of an epidemic, researchers investigate how to inoculate against the disease.

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How free preschool may help poor kids when they become parents


A major federal investment in poor children shows signs of paying off years later.

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Health Officials Struggle To Fight Deadly Sepsis Infections


Although a CDC study released today found that 80 percent of cases develop outside the hospital or at a nursing home, many people still don’t know about this lethal medical condition.

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Scientists have developed a new Wi-Fi system that’s 3 times faster


Researchers have come up with a new Wi-Fi system that dramatically speeds up data transfer on congested networks.

Source: Scientists have developed a new Wi-Fi system that’s 3 times faster – ScienceAlert

A Doctor’s Take on Pot


We rarely worry about marijuana. So why is it still a Schedule I drug?

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If you live in the US, you pay too much for prescription drugs


Here’s why America spends more than everybody else

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Fake Syrian passports given to ISIS members found in Greek refugee camps

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Carp undergo ‘reverse evolution’ to get their scales back


Once bred to be nearly scaleless, the common carp reverts to its wild look

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Sophisticated spy malware found on Russian government computers


Sophisticated spy malware found on Russian government computers

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