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  1. Dogs Are People, TooThe New York Times
  2. List of common misconceptions — Wikipedia
  3. The Political Economy of Zombies — The Airship
  4. How to beat jet lag — Kottke.org
  5. How Brazil’s Richest Man Lost $34.5 Billion — BloombergBusinessweek
  6. 11 Pieces of Obamacare Conventional Wisdom That Shouldn’t Be So Conventional — Megan McArdle at Bloomberg.com
  7. Every Sci-Fi Starship Ever*, In One Mindblowing Comparison Chart — Kotaku
  8. I’m walking every street in New York City — ImJustWalkin.com
  9. Putting Time In Perspective — wait but why
  10. Video embedded above and on YouTube here: “Flying eagle point of view.”

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Some Thailand-related, some not:

  1. Indian Miss America resonates as symbol of change — The AP
  2. The Five Cognitive Distortions of People Who Get Stuff Done — Kottke.org
  3. The Twitter of Tomorrow — NewYorker.com
  4. Twitter Co-Founder Evan Williams Lays Out His Plan For The Future Of Media — TechCrunch
  5. Bribespot: Fighting Corruption in Thailand One Click at a Time — VOA
  6. A Most Dangerous Journey: The Full StoryWSJ/Southeast Asia Real Time
  7. Instapaper on the Kindle Paperwhite — David Smith
  8. How Alan Hansen and Match of the Day slipped from hip to horribleThe Guardian
  9. Video embedded above and on YouTube here: “Fantasista animation – Maradona vs England” (Via)

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10 Links

  1. The Lasting Power of Dr. King’s Dream SpeechThe New York Times
  2. JustDelete.Me — “A directory of direct links to delete your account from web services.”
  3. Michael Pollan and Amy Harmon ‘talk’ it outColumbia Journalism Review
  4. The Danger of Strategic Distraction — Center for a New American Security’s Shawn Brimley on Syria
  5. WhichFamousEconomistAreYouMostSimilarTo.com — Which famous economist are you most similar to? (Via Fergus Pitt)
  6. How to Make Perfect CoffeeThe Atlantic
  7. As Clear As Mud: CrossFit, Tough Mudders, and the rise of social-physical challenges — Grantland
  8. HowManyPeopleAreInSpaceRightNow.com — How Many People Are In Space Right Now?
  9. In Thailand, Rubber Price Plunge Has Political CostThe New York Times
  10. Video embedded above and on YouTube here: “Martin Luther King – I Have A Dream Speech – August 28, 1963”

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  1. Cambodia’s Sam Rainsy Returns to Cheers Before Vote — Bloomberg
  2. Thailand riveted by tale of jet-setting, millionaire monk accused of rape and fraud — AP
  3. Bangkok construction boom faces resistance — Al Jazeera
  4. Fan Runs Arsenal to Video Hit in VietnamWall Street Journal/Southeast Asia Real Time
  5. How Clothes Should Fit — HowClothesShouldFit.com
  6. J.K. Rowling and the Chamber of Literary Fame — Bloomberg
  7. Photo above, via Michael Beschloss on Twitter: “Here is Neil Armstrong back in lunar module after his moonwalk this day 1969…”

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8 Links

  1. Oklahoma Tornado Survivor Finds Missing Dog During Live Interview — Gawker
  2. Myanmar’s Mandela Moment — Bloomberg
  3. High-Intensity Circuit Training Using Body Weight: Maximum Results With Minimal InvestmentACSM’S Health & Fitness Journal
  4. Complete Broadcast Day: “WJSV Complete Broadcast Day On September 21, 1939…” — Archive.org
  5. Diaries, the original social media: How our obsession with documenting (and sharing) our own lives is nothing new — Nieman Journalism Lab
  6. North American English Dialects, Based on Pronunciation Patterns — Aschmann.net
  7. 60 thoughts about turning 60 — Ian Martin, The Guardian
  8. Video embedded above and on Vimeo here: “London in 1927”

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