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Demitri Martin

I went into a deli and got an egg sandwich and a hot chocolate. And then I went outside and I had to get a cab, so I had to put up one of my hands. But I already started … Continue reading

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Overheard in the Hunter Connection

An Asian girl in her late teens is discussing her lack of career ambition with her friend over lunch: If I was smart, like very smart, and I didn’t have to try very hard to have a career, then I’d … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

On the Olymics: The Games are a safely contained off-leash area for the wild dogs of nationalism. John Birmingham in his Olympics blog/column/yarn. Just why is it that the most rabid flag wavers are the ones who’ve never left the … Continue reading

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The main thing that I learned about conspiracy theory is that conspiracy theorists actually believe in a conspiracy because that is more comforting. The truth of the world is that it is chaotic. The truth is, that it is not … Continue reading

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“Education: the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty.” – Mark Twain

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Arthur C Clarke dies, does not go to magical land of clouds to hang out with dead pets and Hendrix

Arthur C Clarke, one of the most progressive minds of the last century, recently died. Apart from writing a slew of Sci-fi novels as far back as the 40′s, he co-wrote 2001: A Space Odyssey and is credited with inventing … Continue reading

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