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A weekly collection of things I think you should read or that I hope you'll find interesting.
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The Mystery of Why This Dangerous Sand Dune Swallowed a Boy

The Mystery of Why This Dangerous Sand Dune Swallowed a Boy | Read-Think-Do | Scoop.it
When a boy suddenly disappeared into a sand dune, a scientist embarked on a quest to find out where he went
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Megan Ellison: Hollywood’s latest player - FT.com

Megan Ellison: Hollywood’s latest player - FT.com | Read-Think-Do | Scoop.it
Sharp-eyed observers of this Hollywood awards season may have spotted, on more than one occasion, pictures of a young woman clad in a dark trouser suit, hair slickly parted, posing alongside couture-wearing nominees such as Amy Adams and Jennifer
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7 hard truths about digital-era journalism

7 hard truths about digital-era journalism | Read-Think-Do | Scoop.it
1. Your redesign will take twice as long as expected. And probably cost twice as much, too. You can use the lag time to educate any digitally ignorant leaders at your organization about the difference between an app and a mobile-friendly site.
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A New Normal: Ten Things I've Learned About Trauma

A New Normal: Ten Things I've Learned About Trauma | Read-Think-Do | Scoop.it
Trauma upends everything we took for granted, including things we didn’t know we took for granted. And many of these realities I wish I’d known when I first encountered them.
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World’s Rivers and Streams Leak a Lot of Carbon Dioxide

World’s Rivers and Streams Leak a Lot of Carbon Dioxide | Read-Think-Do | Scoop.it
Lakes and reservoirs take up more space, but rivers and streams release more of the greenhouse gas into the atmosphere, a new study finds
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Guest Blogger Starling: Schrödinger’s Rapist: or a guy’s guide to approaching strange women without being maced

Guest Blogger Starling: Schrödinger’s Rapist: or a guy’s guide to approaching strange women without being maced | Read-Think-Do | Scoop.it
Phaedra Starling is the pen name of a romance novelist and licensed private investigator living in small New York City apartment with two large dogs.  She practices Brazilian jiu-jitsu and makes wo...
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Atoms for Peace concert review: Thom Yorke and Flea’s superband lets loose

Atoms for Peace concert review: Thom Yorke and Flea’s superband lets loose | Read-Think-Do | Scoop.it
Atoms for Peace, featuring Thom Yorke and Flea, shakes it out at the Patriot Center.
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With Little SEO Value Left in Them, Are Press Releases Still Worthwhile?

With Little SEO Value Left in Them, Are Press Releases Still Worthwhile? | Read-Think-Do | Scoop.it
Search Engine Marketing - Just as press releases were about to go the way of the horse and buggy, SEO saved that workhorse of public relations. But Google again changed the rules, stripping most ...
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How to write a business plan (for creative types)

How to write a business plan (for creative types) | Read-Think-Do | Scoop.it
Brooklyn food truckers share tips for getting your plan down tight. “Add a slush fund,” “prepare an elevator pitch” and "don’t freak out” rank high on the list.
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T.S. Eliot’s Radical Poem “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock,” Read by Anthony Hopkins and Eliot Himself

T.S. Eliot’s Radical Poem “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock,” Read by Anthony Hopkins and Eliot Himself | Read-Think-Do | Scoop.it
T.S. Eliot’s “The Love Song of J.
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The Spark File

The Spark File | Read-Think-Do | Scoop.it
Looking back at all the tools and techniques that I've developed over the years as a writer, it occurs to me that most o…
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Spike Lee’s Amazing Rant Against Gentrification: ‘We Been Here!’

Spike Lee’s Amazing Rant Against Gentrification: ‘We Been Here!’ | Read-Think-Do | Scoop.it
Speaking in Brooklyn, the local filmmaker went off.
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What to Do About ‘Impactful’? – Lingua Franca - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

What to Do About ‘Impactful’? – Lingua Franca - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Read-Think-Do | Scoop.it
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It's the year of the bush – time to rediscover all female body hair

It's the year of the bush – time to rediscover all female body hair | Read-Think-Do | Scoop.it
Emer O'Toole: Cameron Diaz is leading a movement rejecting the shame heaped on women's privates by the removal industry. Now time for underarms and legs
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Be In Love: On Teaching Violent Images

Be In Love: On Teaching Violent Images | Read-Think-Do | Scoop.it
For the first day of class, I assign, among other texts, a chapter called
“Just Looking” from The Object Stares Back by James Elkins. All seeing is
heated, Elkins writes.
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Lynda Barry: The 20 stages of reading Filed... - Austin Kleon

Lynda Barry: The 20 stages of reading Filed... - Austin Kleon | Read-Think-Do | Scoop.it
Lynda Barry: The 20 stages of reading
Filed under: Lynda Barry, reading
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collision detection: The art of public thinking

collision detection: The art of public thinking | Read-Think-Do | Scoop.it
A weblog about politics, technology, and culture
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Consider the Lobster: 2000s Archive : gourmet.com

Consider the Lobster: 2000s Archive : gourmet.com | Read-Think-Do | Scoop.it
For 56 years, the Maine Lobster Festival has been drawing crowds with the promise of sun, fun, and fine food. One visitor would argue that the celebration involves a whole lot more.
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A 90-Minute Plan for Personal Effectiveness

A 90-Minute Plan for Personal Effectiveness | Read-Think-Do | Scoop.it
For nearly a decade now, I've begun my workdays by focusing for 90 minutes, uninterrupted, on the task I decide the night before is the most important one I'll face the following day. After 90 minutes, I take a break....
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25 Steps to Being a Traditionally Published Author: Lazy Bastard Edition (Guest Post By Delilah S. Dawson)

25 Steps to Being a Traditionally Published Author: Lazy Bastard Edition (Guest Post By Delilah S. Dawson) | Read-Think-Do | Scoop.it
So, here's the deal -- August for me is, as the kids say, "supa-cray-cray."  I'm working on like, 17 novels and two scripts or something like that. As such, I have put out various tendrils and pea ...
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The 12 Biggest Mistakes Entry-Level Job-Seekers Make

The 12 Biggest Mistakes Entry-Level Job-Seekers Make | Read-Think-Do | Scoop.it
Over the last five years, I’ve read something like 500 applications for entry-level media jobs. Over time, I’ve spotted many talented people, including a number of recent college graduates who are now valued Slate employees.
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