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Canada's Historical Fare Reimagined For The Modern Diner :: NPR: The Salt

Canada's Historical Fare Reimagined For The Modern Diner

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A List of Positive Podcasts | DARLING

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What it Means to Talk Like a Mainer | DownEast Magazine | Non-rhoticity and the intrusive r: The linguistic terms, respectively, for many Mainers’ tendencies not to pronounce the letter r and to insert it in places where it has no business.

What It Means To Talk Like a Mainer

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Hawking, Musk Warn Of ‘Virtually Inevitable’ AI Arms Race | TechCrunch

Hawking, Musk Warn Of ‘Virtually Inevitable’ AI Arms Race

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Are You a Head Person or a Heart Person? | NY Mag :: The Science of Us | Who knows, maybe the idea will find its way into online-dating profiles: “I'm a young professional with a good sense of humor, and I'm seeking a fun-loving fellow heart-locator.”

Are You a Head Person or a Heart Person?

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What $100 Is Worth in Cities Across the U.S. - CityLab

How Much Is $100 Worth in Your City?

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Why The World Might Be Running Out Of Cocoa Farmers | NPR :: The Salt

Why The World Might Be Running Out Of Cocoa Farmers

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Girls and their cats | Anthology Mag

Imagery | Girls & Their Cats

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Thirst Apparel: Introducing the Thirst Windbreaker | The story behind the project

The Thirst Windbreaker

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Wes Anderson's Favorite Paris Spot | GOOP

Wes Anderson’s Favorite Paris Spot

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5 Extremely Private Things Your iPhone Knows About You

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Power Stylists 2015 : See the full ranking of entertainment's most important stylists, here. | The Hollywood Reporter

THR's Top 25 Power Stylists 2015

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What A Sober 6 A.M. Rave Can Do For You | Fast Company | business + innovation

What A Sober 6 A.M. Rave Can Do For You

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5 Reasons to Spend More Time Outside (Even When It's Cold) | Real Simple

5 Reasons to Spend More Time Outside—Even When It’s Cold

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The Wee Hours | Lapham's Quarterly | For centuries before electricity, a night's sleep was interrupted by a brief waking period, which people used in a variety of ways...

The Wee Hours | Lapham’s Quarterly

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Why Don't Woodpeckers Get Brain Damage? | Mental Floss

Why Don't Woodpeckers Get Brain Damage?

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How to fold the world's best paper airplane | Kott Ke

How to fold the world's best paper airplane

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The Unusual Syntax of “Sexiest Man Alive” | Mental Floss | Why does this unique adjective work here? Sexiest Man Dead doesn't. Sexiest Man Blonde doesn't. Sexiest Man Awake does. The key is an type of prepositional phrasing from Old English...

The Unusual Syntax of “Sexiest Man Alive”

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Chick-lit, Science and Feminism? | The Creativity Post

Chick-lit, Science and Feminism?

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MIND BLOG: Memory reactivation during rest supports upcoming learning of related content. I have found that a brief period of rest, around 20 minutes or so, after I have worked on learning the notes and fingering of a new piano piece, has a huge effect on the ease of my subsequent learning and consolidation of the difficult passage when I return to practice. Now Schlicting and Preston have looked at the neural basis of this enhancement of subsequent learning of related material.

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Millennials Will Become The Majority In The Workforce In 2015. Is Your Company Ready? | Co.Exist | ideas + impact

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Endonyms of the World | Mental Floss | What if we all called countries what they call themselves?

Countries as Named in Their Own Languages

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Anthropologie: Libra Stylescope 2014

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A New Technique For Creating More Aha Moments: The Surprise Journal | Fast Company | Business + Innovation | Galef set out on a personal quest to identify her wrong assumptions. The outcome: the Surprise Journal. She keeps this journal with her at all times, writing down when something surprises her and why... “I started thinking about surprise as a cue that my expectations were wrong,” she says.

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Search for Cruelty-Free Companies | Beauty | Living | PETA

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