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I'm finally starting my physical transition from female to male and I'd like ideas on how to document changes. Selfies, obviously, but what are best practices for photo-a-day type projects? What kind of dataviz things could I do?Common changes on testosterone...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: AFABulous | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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Last summer, a consumer in Wisconsin filed a lawsuit against online retailer Accessory Outlet over what she called a bogus $250 fine the company imposed, claiming she breached the terms of sale when she threatened to have the charge canceled after the...
From: Consumerist | By: Ashlee Kieler | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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The USA show concludes its powerful first season tonight...
From: Salon.com | By: Sonia Saraiya | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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From John Wayne's cowboys to violent anti-heroes, we cling to the stubborn, distorted morality that defines us...
From: Salon.com | By: Andrew O'Hehir | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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A Facebook page for tony Manhattan residents is a cesspool of racist vitriol and complaints about the homeless...
From: Salon.com | By: Jacob Sugarman | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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The festival has become a playground for wealthy libertarians. Maybe it was never a socialist utopia to begin with...
From: Salon.com | By: Jacob Sugarman | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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"No one is leaving this valley. The road is blocked at both ends by the fire, so stay put! It's gonna get really hot and windy. Do not shut your vehicle off!" said the fire chief. I didn't have to ask why. Large fires create their own microclimates as...
From: AOL Television | By: Jeff Frost | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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Brooklyn-based furniture company Urbangreen selected walnut wood coated in a clear, low-VOC finish for these custom bunk beds. "It brings out the natural beauty and detail of of the grain," says Elias Didaskalou of Urbangreen. "The materials used not...
From: Dwell | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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Can digital fabrication and robotic construction techniques help reduce the carbon emissions of concrete?
From: TreeHugger | By: Kimberley Mok | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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"You don't know it yet, but your life is going to seriously change in 2012." The post A Letter to My Pre-Infertile Self appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Aela Mass | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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As you will remember from yesterday, the grifter-goldbug conference featuring grifter-goldbug George Gilder, Steve Moore, Benn Steil, Peter Schiff, and Jim DeMint as its five top headliners is a production of the [American Principles Project](http://americanprinciplesproject.org)....
From: Brad DeLong | By: J. Bradford DeLong | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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**Live from Jackson Hole 2015 Weblogging:** From the standpoint of the arguments set forth by the far right--ensoulment the moment the sperm's DNA strands touch the egg's, original sin, hence eternal separation from the embrace of the Almighty for all...
From: Brad DeLong | By: J. Bradford DeLong | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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The big stuff, globally speaking, is never really what matters in Franzen's novels — not nearly so much as love, anyway.
From: The Millions | By: Lydia Kiesling | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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This story was reported through the nonprofit investigative news organization ProPublica. The Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism at Columbia University provided support for this project....
From: Slate | By: Jessica Huseman | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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A few years ago, I got out a notepad and wrote a list of the "seven deadly sins" of religion writing in the modern mainstream press.  Right near the top of the list is the tendency among reporters to assume that all religious issues are, in reality,...
From: Get Religion | By: Terry Mattingly | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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Scaling is a challenge which presents itself to any company starting out. Further to this, cash flow is the single greatest reason companies fail in the beginning. So how do you scale, whilst remaining respectful of your budget? Skimlinks is a company...
From: Business of Software blog | By: Joe Glover | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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The Pawtucket Red Sox made a revised proposal for a stadium in Providence earlier this summer after its April proposal for $120 million in state subsidies fell flat, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press through a records request....
From: Fox News | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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Priorities USA, the “super PAC” supporting Hillary Rodham Clinton, has released a digital ad that uses Donald Trump’s statements to paint the entire Republican presidential field as hostile toward immigrants....
From: New York Times | By: THE NEW YORK TIMES | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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The California drought continues to drag on but there could be a silver lining, or two. Before the impossible San Francisco real estate market, Silicon Valley and the drought, California was known for something a little sweeter: wine. With the drought...
From: TV Squad | By: Peter Getty | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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A guest post by Joseph FriedlanderWhat qualifies as a supertall tower? In any era, a tower well beyond the previously built engineering limits. Many people think of towers as linked to the egos of builders, the peaks of finance (there is a theory of...
From: Next Big Future | By: Joseph Friedlander | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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The company Aleutia from the UK is currently in the process of building a school in every one of the 47 counties in Kenya. This will allow for the education of more than 20,000 primary school children, while the schools will also all be powered by solar...
From: Jetson Green | By: Christine Walsh | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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Lower deficits for now, but debt remains on an unsustainable path.
From: Reason | By: Peter Suderman | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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Gov. Scott Walker's approach is merely 'Obamacare Lite.'
From: Reason | By: Veronique de Rugy | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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Read (and weep at) the 1996 party platform on immigration, crime, drugs and “zero tolerance”
From: Reason | By: Matt Welch | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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By Leo Babauta Have you created healthy habits for you, but haven’t gotten your kids or spouse on board? You’re not alone — lots of people get frustrated when their loved ones don’t want to create healthy habits. I’ve had a bunch of people...
From: Zen Habits | By: zenhabits | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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The singer and Younger actress was photographed getting playful with Jason Walsh
From: People | By: Michele Corriston and Reagan Alexander | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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In this exclusive preview, Selina and Joseph Gonzales recall the love that kept them together - and the boat that survived the storm
From: People | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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"For me, Coach is a symbol of hope," Elle's mother told PEOPLE about the service dog
From: People | Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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Ever wondered why women join cheating websites like Ashley Madison? Check out this article from YourTango where a married man goes undercover to explore the world of online adultery. Ashley Madison, the marrieds-looking-for-affairs website, had more...
From: TresSugar | By: YourTango | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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For us in the audience, Mad Max: Fury Road felt thrillingly new when it raced into theaters this summer. But for director George Miller, it was the culmination of an idea that had been kicking around in his head for nearly two decades. A new book,...
From: SlashFilm | By: Angie Han | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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In refugee camps in northeast Jordan, Syrian mothers worry about their children, born in exile
From: Time | By: Mikko Takkunen | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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Joey Staufer, of Eagle, Colo., was driving his wife to the hospital but the baby wouldn't wait. He stopped at a highway off-ramp and the chief delivered his daughter with directions from 911.
From: NPR | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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Many low-income patients can't make multiple visits to the doctor, which is a problem if you're a diabetic trying to get insulin dosing just right. A text-based system made remote reports possible.
From: NPR | By: Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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Many low-income patients can't make multiple visits to the doctor, which is a problem if you're a diabetic trying to get insulin dosing just right. A text-based system made remote reports possible.
From: NPR | By: Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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The deal would write off 20 percent of the country’s overseas obligations and go far to help avoid a drawn-out, Greek-style negotiation with large bondholders....
From: New York Times | By: ANDREW E. KRAMER | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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We need to go buy school supplies, my daughter said. It won’t be like last year, she said. Not at all....
From: New York Times | By: KJ DELL'ANTONIA | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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Former Gov. Bob McDonnell has not met the legal standard that would warrant allowing him to remain free while he appeals his corruption convictions to the Supreme Court....
From: New York Times | By: THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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Carrying babies, moving through cornfields and down train tracks, hiking across dirt roads and crawling under spools of razor wire, record numbers of migrants are arriving in Hungary across its southern border with Serbia....
From: Fox News | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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Ukraine has reached a crucial deal with its international bondholders that will help prop up its government finances and keep the struggling country from defaulting on its debt....
From: Fox News | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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Hong Kong police have charged teenage student leader Joshua Wong for his role in a protest that helped trigger last year's 79-day pro-democracy street occupations....
From: Fox News | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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Moldy New Orleans still lay in ruins in January of 2006 as Joe Canizaro drove me to a favorite Italian restaurant of his in the city’s suburbs. It was a balmy Sunday, just four months after the catastrophic collapse of the city’s flood protection...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Gary Rivlin | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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“Madden NFL 16” came out Tuesday, and with it a suite of new NFL player evaluations. The folks at Madden have a difficult job: finding a way to quantify hundreds of athletes on a range of skills to accurately represent a complicated game. But earlier...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Walt Hickey | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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You can tell how old a tree is by counting its rings, but those rings have a lot more to say. And if you live in California, which is in the midst of a four-year drought, you may want to listen. Dan Griffin — the subject of “Tree Hunter,” directed...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: FiveThirtyEight | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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