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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
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
"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
"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 Beatles’ final photo shoot, 43 years ago this week http://t.co/vBiSV9GL
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
"You don’t stop doing things because you get old. You get old because you stop doing things.” ~ Rosamunde Pilcher http://t.co/FnkpxT9C
"Less time separates us from Tyrannosaurus rex than separated T. rex from Stegosaurus." A lesson in time scales http://t.co/X00n6Rre
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
Wow. Vintage propaganda ads against the terrible menace of recorded sound, seen as a threat to musicians in the 1930s http://t.co/aJV9l7Y2
"This is the first year in history that more people will die of obesity than of malnutrition." Jess Greenwood #wired12
The best thing I've seen so far this year: John Steinbeck's 1958 letter of advice on falling in love to his teenage son http://t.co/WNfOHoAH
To take your breath away, 33 astounding photos taken by astronauts in space http://t.co/6SaORWZe
Why Tolstoy is 11.6% better than Shakespeare – the greatest books of all time, voted by 125 famous contemporary authors http://t.co/XFmN12Ub
Heh. Decades-old Calvin and Hobbes comic strip succinctly explains the #OccupyWallStreet movement http://t.co/wnIVEY6s
Baby owls. In teacups. And between books. Enough said http://t.co/pEzD7GAL
"The role of a creative leader is not to have all the ideas; it’s to create a culture where everyone can have ideas." http://j.mp/oynq7i
9/11 survivor: "I just can’t find it in me to be glad one more person is dead, even if it is Osama bin Laden.” http://j.mp/jRsbkv HT @palafo
Interestingness hunter-gatherer obsessed with combinatorial creativity. Editor of @brainpickings & @explorer. Bylines for @WiredUK & @TheAtlantic. MIT Fellow.