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Translating Zapffe's On the Tragic. - THE NIGHTMARE NETWORK

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Translating Zapffe's On the Tragic. General Discussion
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How Softcore Porn Kicked Off a Cultural Revolution in Quebec | VICE | United States

In the late 1960s, a burgeoning sense of Quebec identity hinged, in part, on some beautiful women taking off their clothes.
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The Dawn of Killer Robots | Motherboard

The Dawn of Killer Robots | Motherboard | Michael Ellsberg's To Read List | Scoop.it
Watch Motherboard's film on the evolving relationship between humans and robots, and what intelligent machines bode for the future of warfare and humanity.
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In Fiery Speeches, Francis Excoriates Global Capitalism

In Fiery Speeches, Francis Excoriates Global Capitalism | Michael Ellsberg's To Read List | Scoop.it
Having returned to his native Latin America, Pope Francis has renewed his left-leaning critiques on the inequalities of capitalism, describing it as an underlying cause of global injustice, and a prime cause of climate change.
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Outside Psychologists Shielded U.S. Torture Program, Report Finds

Outside Psychologists Shielded U.S. Torture Program, Report Finds | Michael Ellsberg's To Read List | Scoop.it
Editorial: Psychologists Who Greenlighted TortureJULY 10, 2015
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Money, Sex and Las Vegas Pool Parties

Money, Sex and Las Vegas Pool Parties | Michael Ellsberg's To Read List | Scoop.it
Behind the velvet rope at Sin City’s hottest daytime parties, sex discrimination is rampant.
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Last Stop on the L Train: Detroit

Last Stop on the L Train: Detroit | Michael Ellsberg's To Read List | Scoop.it
As climbing prices and dwindling options push creatives out of New York real estate, some are choosing Detroit as a promising new home.
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A World Without Work

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For centuries, experts have predicted that machines would make workers obsolete. That moment may finally be arriving. Could that be a good thing?
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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says humans will be robots' pets

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says humans will be robots' pets | Michael Ellsberg's To Read List | Scoop.it
Humans will be taken care of like pets should robots take over because AI will want to preserve us as part of nature
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Let’s Talk About Why We Talk About Kardashians

Let’s Talk About Why We Talk About Kardashians | Michael Ellsberg's To Read List | Scoop.it
Listen to Episode 284 of Slate’s The Gist: Subscribe in iTunes ∙ RSS feed ∙ Download ∙ Play in another tab Is there a relationship between celebrity worship and a lack of social mobility? Today on The Gist, we explore the allure of celebrity with professor Timothy Caulfield. He’s the author of Is...
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Sorry, Guys: The "Friend Zone" Doesn't Exist

Sorry, Guys: The "Friend Zone" Doesn't Exist | Michael Ellsberg's To Read List | Scoop.it
Did you ever see the episode of Friends called "The One With the Blackout?" It's from the first season, and it's where Rachel meets Paolo, the flowing-maned Italian dude who "steals" her away from Ross. Well, there's a moment early on in the episode when Joey gives Ross, who's of course been quietly pining for Rachel, the "friend zone" speech, basically saying that if he doesn't ask her out immediately, he's in danger of being put in the zone. Few may remember this speech—unless you've rec
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About That Time I Had An Orgasm In Front Of 25 Other People

About That Time I Had An Orgasm In Front Of 25 Other People | Michael Ellsberg's To Read List | Scoop.it
Hint: It involved a gym class and 25 other students.
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"The Tinder Games" Is Where Women Get Men On Tinder To Buy Them Pizza, Because Isn't That Why You Swiped Right In The First Place?

"The Tinder Games" Is Where Women Get Men On Tinder To Buy Them Pizza, Because Isn't That Why You Swiped Right In The First Place? | Michael Ellsberg's To Read List | Scoop.it
I’ve never done the online dating thing. Even before I got
hitched last year, it just didn’t seem to appeal to me. While I watched my gay friends
getting dates (and dick pics) on Grindr left and right, and not long afterward watched my straight female friends deal with guys who have no idea how to
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Dating a Porn Star Is as Awesome as It Sounds | VICE | United States

We asked three lucky boyfriends what it's like to be living out every teenage boy's dream.
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Lesbian, Kink, or ‘Female Friendly’: Girls Talk About the Kind of Porn They Watch | VICE | United States

We asked eight of our regular female contributors whether women are more sensitive than men when it comes to wanking material.
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Photographer criticised by indigenous people and Survival International

Photographer criticised by indigenous people and Survival International | Michael Ellsberg's To Read List | Scoop.it
Jimmy Nelson’s glamorous portraits of African, Asian and Amazon groups dismissed as ‘wrong’ and ‘just a photographer’s fantasy’
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Psychologists Who Greenlighted Torture

Psychologists Who Greenlighted Torture | Michael Ellsberg's To Read List | Scoop.it
Prominent psychologists and their professional association helped plan, carry out and try to justify torture of prisoners after 9/11.
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Popcast: Hip-Hop’s Silent Majority

Popcast: Hip-Hop’s Silent Majority | Michael Ellsberg's To Read List | Scoop.it
Hip-hop’s mainstream can often be confused with prosperity gospel, so it’s striking that in 2015, at least a couple of the genre’s biggest selling stars want nothing to do with such narratives.
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The day multimillionaire life coach Tony Robbins became a wealthy man, he was down to his last $20

The day multimillionaire life coach Tony Robbins became a wealthy man, he was down to his last $20 | Michael Ellsberg's To Read List | Scoop.it
Tony Robbins has accumulated a fortune with his best-selling books and popular self-help seminars...
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I Gave Up Trying to Define My Sexuality With Labels

I Gave Up Trying to Define My Sexuality With Labels | Michael Ellsberg's To Read List | Scoop.it
The amount of time I spent trying to determine whether I was gay, straight, or bisexual was starting to make me feel like an imposter.
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The Shamelessly Superficial Guide to Silicon Valley's 5 New Tech Tribes

The Shamelessly Superficial Guide to Silicon Valley's 5 New Tech Tribes | Michael Ellsberg's To Read List | Scoop.it
Highly subjective, but highly entertaining, too.
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How Strangers Posed for the Camera in 1960s and ’70s Hollywood

How Strangers Posed for the Camera in 1960s and ’70s Hollywood | Michael Ellsberg's To Read List | Scoop.it
Looking at the black-and-white portraits Dennis Feldman took of strangers along Hollywood Boulevard during the late 1960s to early ’70s, there is a clear sense of the passing of time, not only in the obvious aesthetic differences, but also in the subtle details. The 37 images that make up his...
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21 Celebs We Bet You Didn't Know Are Transgender  | LikeShareTweet

21 Celebs We Bet You Didn't Know Are Transgender  | LikeShareTweet | Michael Ellsberg's To Read List | Scoop.it
Being transgender has become quite the popular topic as of late and we bet you didn't know these 21 celebs are transgender. Check out these amazing stories!
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The Real Struggles Of Women With Resting Bitch Face

The Real Struggles Of Women With Resting Bitch Face | Michael Ellsberg's To Read List | Scoop.it
As a woman who constantly has a resting bitch face, I can tell you, it’s not easy. People think I’m snobby, judgmental, and even mean because of the way I hold my face when I’m just, well, being alive. While the first two assumptions aren’t entirely off base, the fact is the majority of the time I’m just deep in my thoughts or maybe not even thinking at all. You know, just living, but that still doesn’t stop people from reacting to me in ways that makes me want to scream, “OMG, PEOPLE. GIVE ME A
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