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Putin's anti-gay purge, now going after Olympic athletes, is truly an atrocity and the world should know: http://j.mp/15hyPWk
RIP Sony Walkman, 1979-2010 http://is.gd/ggZjb
"In the long run, the sharpest weapon of all is a kind and gentle spirit." Anne Frank's diary, 66 years ago today http://j.mp/148Ejzz
Ooh. Every single episode of Reading Rainbow is now on YouTube http://t.co/CxOhJ74y
Freddie Mercury would've been 65 today – celebrate with 5 unusual covers of Bohemian Rhapsody http://j.mp/fikkPV
"They're not looking for liquids, they're not looking at your shoes. They just look at you." How Israel does airports http://is.gd/hef0X
The word “scientist” was coined for a woman – Mary Somerville, born on this day in 1780 http://buff.ly/1xmsyE9 pic.twitter.com/8ZerTmuBjM
YES "If we paid our teachers what we pay our celebrities, maybe one day we'd be smart enough to actually know better" http://j.mp/18xR8ar
The Beatles’ final photo shoot, 43 years ago this week http://t.co/vBiSV9GL
How an East German quantum chemist became the world’s most powerful woman http://buff.ly/11YNCWC pic.twitter.com/loms9PVOUc
Young Mark Twain's little-known, lovely book encouraging girls to think independently http://j.mp/1dSmzi8 pic.twitter.com/TVtQ4XvrvJ
Perspective: It would take 236,549,020 Spotify streams for each person in a band of 4 to earn a minimum wage of $15K http://j.mp/1hSsKAM
Happy birthday, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, godmother of rock’n’roll—see her in her element in 1964 http://buff.ly/1ARVZgZ pic.twitter.com/7iNQjLqHg4
Happy 90th birthday, Edward Gorey! His iconic alphabet book of dark humor http://buff.ly/1zYqJvd pic.twitter.com/XOF8KTSkzZ
"You don’t stop doing things because you get old. You get old because you stop doing things.” ~ Rosamunde Pilcher http://t.co/FnkpxT9C
Kandinsky on the spiritual element in art and the 3 responsibilities of artists http://j.mp/1pyBu7n pic.twitter.com/20EA2SZYYa
"Less time separates us from Tyrannosaurus rex than separated T. rex from Stegosaurus." A lesson in time scales http://t.co/X00n6Rre
Happy birthday, Frida! Celebrate with her gorgeous handwritten love letters to Diego Rivera http://j.mp/1ooENde pic.twitter.com/BaSid0RHoQ
22 years ago today, the first photo was uploaded to the web – and it was of an all-girl science rock band from CERN http://j.mp/1rnMghW
"Seeing someone reading a book you love is seeing a book recommending a person."Best saying ever or best saying ever? http://j.mp/19viePA
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