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Jan 10

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Jan 08

jtotheizzoe:The trouble with retractionsRetractions of scientific papers are up 10-fold, but publishing rates are only up by 44%. What gives? Why is so much research being pulled back, or worse, declared fraudulent?(via Nature News)

jtotheizzoe:

The trouble with retractions

Retractions of scientific papers are up 10-fold, but publishing rates are only up by 44%. What gives? Why is so much research being pulled back, or worse, declared fraudulent?

(via Nature News)

Jan 07

psychotherapy:Carl and wife Emma Jung

psychotherapy:

Carl and wife Emma Jung

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Jan 06

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Jan 05

Primary Election Results are online -

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utnereader:“The Swiss have mountains, so they climb. Canadians have lakes, so they canoe. The Australians have canyons, so they go canyoneering,  a hybrid form of madness halfway between mountaineering and caving in  which you go down instead of up, often through wet tunnels and narrow  passageways.”A rival to the Booker Prize has been announced, sending the literary world into an uproar.A black male feminist speaks out.Finally, you can carry David Bowie in your wallet.Afghanistan, Iraq, Ecuador, Antarctica, and more are the latest citizens of Google Maps’ growing empire of crowdsourced maps.For all you typography junkies (you’re out there, right?), Kerntype offers a strangely addictive kerning game, in which you move the letters in words left or right to achieve even spacing and optimal readability.One writer’s takeaway from South by Southwest Eco: We should care for the planet not because it makes economic sense, but because it’s the right thing to do.Big Agriculture mounts a PR campaign to counter the side effects of Food Inc.Let’s downsize Sprawlopolis by shifting property taxes to land dues.Gibson Guitar hits a sour note with environmentalists as it cozies up to the Tea Party.Murder City: The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime offers a world map detailing homicide rates around the world.An upstart newspaper files dispatched from the edge of capitalism. Introducing, the Occupied Wall Street Journal.How do you get people to attend a reading? Host a Literary Death Match.The

utnereader:

braiker:God. Damn. It.

braiker:

God. Damn. It.

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Jan 02

7 Must-Have Apps for Salespeople -

incmagazine:

  1. GoToMeeting, by Citrix Online
    Available for: iPhone, iPad, and Android
    Cost: free
  2. CamCard, by IntSig Information
    Available for: iPhone, iPad, Android, and BlackBerry
    Cost: $6.99 with a free trial called CamCard Lite
  3. Square, by Square Inc.
    Available for: iPhone, iPad, and Android
    Cost: free
  4. Keynote, by Apple
    Available for: iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch
    Cost: $9.99
  5. DocScan, by IFUNPLAY Co.
    Available for: iPhone and iPad
    Cost: free
  6. Parkmobile, by Parkmobile USA
    Available for: iPhone, Android, and BlackBerry
    Cost: free
  7. Salesforce, by Salesforce.com
    Available for: iPhone, iPad, BlackBerry, and Windows Mobile
    Cost: free with software subscription

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Dec 31

Vanity Fair: Win a hat! (Wow, a hat!) -

vanityfair:

A Qaddafi-Condi Love Contest from Your Mildly Nauseated Friends at Vanity Fair

Earlier today we linked to an excerpt of Condoleezza Rice’s forthcoming memoir, No Higher Honor, in which the former U.S. secretary of state revealed salacious secrets about her one-sided love affair with…

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Dec 30

JCrew | 770 Behind The Line: Autumn Agenda -

jcrew:

this fall, our men’s design team suggests that you…
Go hiking in the Catskills.

Learn to build a fire (sit, stoke, sit some more…).

Listen to Stranger Ballet by the Poison Control Center.

Make pumpkin pie (with this recipe).

Get spooked at a haunted house (local…

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