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How, and Why, Apple Overtook Microsoft — Jim Stewart at the NYT The Not-So-Crazy Plan to Build an Ice-Skating Highway Through Edmonton — Wired Bitcoin and the Digital-Currency Revolution — Michael Casey and Paul Vigna at The WSJ How to approach your own career like an entrepreneur — Erika Fry at Fortune The Jet Set […]

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It took me an insanely long time to realize that these were in fact not tiny brontosauruses pic.twitter.com/YBpLdixWSH — Science Cat (@DrScienceCat) October 8, 2014 The Kitchen Network: America’s underground Chinese restaurant workers — The New Yorker Finding the Dinosaur: A ‘Step Brothers’ Appreciation — Rolling Stone You Call This Thai Food? The Robotic Taster […]

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Goat Parkour Is the Best Evidence Yet That Goats Are the New Cats — Slate The Disruption Machine: What the gospel of innovation gets wrong — Jill Lepore at The New Yorker Clayton Christensen Responds to New Yorker Takedown of ‘Disruptive Innovation’ — BloombergBusinessweek An Island-Hopping Southern Seafood Crawl — WSJ The Case for Reparations […]

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Landfill excavation unearths years of crushed Atari treasure — Ars Technica Eating Alone by Design: An Entire Restaurant With Tables for One — BloombergBusinessweek Dronies! — Kottke.org In Deep: The dark and dangerous world of extreme cavers — The New Yorker Why We’re in a New Guidled Age — Paul Krugman on Thomas Piketty’s Capital […]

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Some Thailand-related, some not: Mike Tyson Explores Kierkegaard — The Wall Street Journal How Y’all, Youse and You Guys Talk — New York Times dialect map As New Services Track Habits, the E-Books Are Reading You — The New York Times Professional soccer clubs are great entertainment—and terrible investments — Quartz Asia Foundation survey – […]

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Dogs Are People, Too — The New York Times List of common misconceptions — Wikipedia The Political Economy of Zombies — The Airship How to beat jet lag — Kottke.org How Brazil’s Richest Man Lost $34.5 Billion — BloombergBusinessweek 11 Pieces of Obamacare Conventional Wisdom That Shouldn’t Be So Conventional — Megan McArdle at Bloomberg.com […]

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Some Thailand-related, some not: Indian Miss America resonates as symbol of change — The AP The Five Cognitive Distortions of People Who Get Stuff Done — Kottke.org The Twitter of Tomorrow — NewYorker.com Twitter Co-Founder Evan Williams Lays Out His Plan For The Future Of Media — TechCrunch Bribespot: Fighting Corruption in Thailand One Click […]

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The Lasting Power of Dr. King’s Dream Speech — The New York Times JustDelete.Me — “A directory of direct links to delete your account from web services.” Michael Pollan and Amy Harmon ‘talk’ it out — Columbia Journalism Review The Danger of Strategic Distraction — Center for a New American Security’s Shawn Brimley on Syria […]

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Cambodia’s Sam Rainsy Returns to Cheers Before Vote — Bloomberg Thailand riveted by tale of jet-setting, millionaire monk accused of rape and fraud — AP Bangkok construction boom faces resistance — Al Jazeera Fan Runs Arsenal to Video Hit in Vietnam — Wall Street Journal/Southeast Asia Real Time How Clothes Should Fit — HowClothesShouldFit.com J.K. […]

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Oklahoma Tornado Survivor Finds Missing Dog During Live Interview — Gawker Myanmar’s Mandela Moment — Bloomberg High-Intensity Circuit Training Using Body Weight: Maximum Results With Minimal Investment — ACSM’S Health & Fitness Journal Complete Broadcast Day: “WJSV Complete Broadcast Day On September 21, 1939…” — Archive.org Diaries, the original social media: How our obsession with […]