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Coffee Quote

Posted on February 9, 2012 - Filed Under Link | Leave a Comment

Fair-trade coffee isn’t a scam, but it is hard to find a development program that has attracted so much attention while having so little real impact. The most recent rigorous academic study, carried out by a group of researchers at the University of California, finds zero average impact on coffee grower incomes over 13 years [...]

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Happy Diamond Jubilee Queen Elizabeth II!

Posted on February 7, 2012 - Filed Under Link | Leave a Comment

On Monday Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her 60th anniversary of taking the throne of the United Kingdom. Huzzah’s are in order. The real celebration is going to be in June because it’s nice then, I guess. If you’re interested in reading some facts about her reign, well here’s a link: Diamond Jubilee

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The Cruel Lesson of Penn State

Posted on November 18, 2011 - Filed Under Link | Leave a Comment

You probably know all the facts about the Penn State abuse case. But I actively encourage you to read this essay by Mark McKenna about dealing with his own childhood abuse: The Cruel Lesson of Penn State

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Bachelor Chow

Posted on October 5, 2011 - Filed Under Link | Leave a Comment

So there’s a thread on reddit about why there’s no ‘ubiquitous’ food that humans can eat. Basically, future food. Well, it led me to this blog, where a guy eats monkey chow for a week: The Monkey Chow Diaries

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Weird Shit on Wikipedia Wednesday

Posted on October 5, 2011 - Filed Under Link | Leave a Comment

The Aghoris. From Wikipedia: The Aghoris distinguish themselves from other Hindu sects and priests by their alcoholic and┬ácannibalistic rituals. … Aghoris believe that what others consider a “dead man” is, in fact, nothing but a natural matter devoid of the life force it once contained. … In fact, the Aghoris see it as a scientific [...]

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Sunday Link Roundup

Posted on June 12, 2011 - Filed Under Sunday Link Roundup | Leave a Comment

First free Sunday in forever! WHERE IS YOUR GOD NOW CAMPING?!?! Gosh, Police officers seem to have some pretty bad memories. How, exactly, does Pandora work? Don’t read this if you want to have a good Sunday. Asteroids are factories for the building blocks of life. The RIM tablet is just plain awful. Why dems [...]

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Sunday Link Roundup

Posted on May 16, 2011 - Filed Under Sunday Link Roundup | Leave a Comment

Deer Birth Control. The Bizarre Cult of People who Back the Owners in this NFL standoff. Brett Favre might tutor Cam Newton. State Farm to Offer Same Sex Benefits. Big Beer is evil. A p good image about why our health care costs so much. How Apple became the world’s most valuable brand. Why NYC [...]

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Sunday Link Roundup

Posted on May 8, 2011 - Filed Under Sunday Link Roundup | Leave a Comment

What’s the deal with ‘I Love Mom’ tattoos? Domestic Surveillance Court approved every single wiretap application last year. Guard bears. Capitalism! Trump University?! A scam!? My word! Nudist colonies searching out young attractive people. Facebook IPO For $150 Million you could go to the moon. Caffeine is an antioxidant in coffee. The math is there: [...]

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Sunday Link Roundup

Posted on May 2, 2011 - Filed Under Sunday Link Roundup | 2 Comments

I had an extremely odd night, like most of us. I ran a personal record for the 3 mile. During dinner I watched ‘The Human Centipede’ (terrible choice). Then I found out Osama Bit Laden died. Then I tried reading before I went to sleep, but it was “A Game of Thones” and it got [...]

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Sunday Link Roundup

Posted on April 25, 2011 - Filed Under Sunday Link Roundup | Leave a Comment

No wigs in the ICC. Adult Easter Basket. Confessions of a BitTorrent Pirate Chasing Lawyer How did Google defend its phones keeping user data. Peeps show! Robot sportswriter defeats pitiful human. Great news! Google video isn’t going to disappear. It’s just going to be ported to youtube. The struggles of a Mother-Jones fact checker. 6 [...]

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