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PRP Wussy in Portland

PRP's Robert Parish visits with Chuck Cleaver, co-founder of the Cincinnati-based indie band, Wussy.
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Great band and a good--though brief--interview with Chuck Cleaver.

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Peter Carey: 'Privacy should be a human right, but we've been tricked out of it – it's easy to give information away. It is sort of evil'

Peter Carey: 'Privacy should be a human right, but we've been tricked out of it – it's easy to give information away. It is sort of evil' | Vloasis vlogging | Scoop.it
The Australian author talks to Luke Harding about surveillance and Julian Assange
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Thanks to Sean for posting this.

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How Do Some Of The Most Famous Writers Get Work Done?

How Do Some Of The Most Famous Writers Get Work Done? | Vloasis vlogging | Scoop.it
Chances are high that you've read the work of some of these famous writers, but have you ever wondered what tools they are using to get the job done? Turns out, some of them are quite different from what you'd think. Sure, a computer is an integral part of the writing process for most of us (in…
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I didn't think this many would prefer pens!

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Take me to your Leader

I should have mentioned his previous convictions!
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Props to my friend Arthur.

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The World's Coolest Wrecks

The World's Coolest Wrecks | Vloasis vlogging | Scoop.it
As morbid as a plane crash or sunken ship might be, there's something alluring about abandoned ...
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That dried-up Russian sea story is something. Will post a follow-up.

 

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Virgin's New Staff Holiday Policy Is Simply Incredible

Virgin's New Staff Holiday Policy Is Simply Incredible | Vloasis vlogging | Scoop.it
Richard Branson is implementing what is without doubt the best annual leave policy ever.

In a blog, the British entrepreneur announced Virgin staff in both the UK and US are to be allowed to take as much holiday as they want, whenever they want.
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Good on Branson.

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Why We Took Cocaine Out of Soda

Why We Took Cocaine Out of Soda | Vloasis vlogging | Scoop.it
A story of social injustice and "a most wonderful invigorator of sexual organs"
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Bring it back!

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Saturation 70: the Gram Parsons UFO film that never flew

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Years before Star Wars, a maverick director led a crew into the desert to film a psychedelic science fiction epic – starring the country singer and the five-year-old son of Rolling Stone Brian Jones. Now unseen photographs will tell the bizarre story, writes Chris Campion
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The Mojave was a good place for this. If only a full copy existed.

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eBay Glitch Brings Activity to a Crawl Wednesday

eBay Glitch Brings Activity to a Crawl Wednesday | Vloasis vlogging | Scoop.it
UPDATE 4:00 pm EST: Received the following response from eBay spokesperson Ryan Moore at 3:49: Today, some eBay users ...
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Coupled with the massive account security breach they had earlier this year, Amazon Marketplace is looking better and better.

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'Love Is Strange' review: Lithgow, Molina are endearing

'Love Is Strange' review: Lithgow, Molina are endearing | Vloasis vlogging | Scoop.it

Fine performances from two stage and screen veterans, and a keen sense of balance between humor and poignancy, elevates "Love Is Strange" above what it might have been in lesser...

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Ought to see this one.

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The Psychology of Writing and the Cognitive Science of the Perfect Daily Routine

The Psychology of Writing and the Cognitive Science of the Perfect Daily Routine | Vloasis vlogging | Scoop.it

How to sculpt an environment that optimizes creative flow and summons relevant knowledge from your long-term memory

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The phrase "ritualized creativity" strikes a faint grating chord to me, even though I understand and don't begrudge the process.

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Remembering H.P. Lovecraft

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As many of you probably know, H.P. Lovecraft’s birthday was yesterday (August 20). To celebrate this venerable master of horror lit, I’ve compiled some quotes and links.

Via Hans Gruen
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One of my favorite Lovecraft stories concerned how he would pack for trips, bringing cans of food in a suitcase to be as economical (and perhaps convenient) as possible.

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These Are Some of the Weirdest FOIA Requests Fielded This Year in the UK

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What's your dragon attack plan?

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These are hilarious!

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The Reason Why People Are Hanging Out At This Soviet Prison Is Unbelievable. And Crazy.

The Reason Why People Are Hanging Out At This Soviet Prison Is Unbelievable. And Crazy. | Vloasis vlogging | Scoop.it
What a transformation!

Via Troy Mccomas (troy48)
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I wonder how many injuries still happen there.

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Ebola Nurse Nina Pham Tells Doctors 'I Love You Guys' Before Flight

Ebola Nurse Nina Pham Tells Doctors 'I Love You Guys' Before Flight | Vloasis vlogging | Scoop.it
The Texas hospital nurse who contracted Ebola from a patient there said an emotional goodbye to her doctors Thursday, telling her protective-suit-clad caregi...
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Maybe it's time to be a little safer at the airports with passengers arriving from affected areas?

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Government Set Up A Fake Facebook Page In This Woman’s Name

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A DEA agent commandeered a woman’s identity, created a phony Facebook account in her name, and posted racy photos he found on her seized cell phone. The government said he had the right to do...
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Thanks to Randy for posting this rather disturbing story.

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The Disappearing Aral Lake and the Ship Graveyard of Moynaq

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A follow-up to the previous story, which touched upon the situation with the Aral Sea as a ship graveyard.

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This Converted Cave in France Cost $1.35

This Converted Cave in France Cost $1.35 | Vloasis vlogging | Scoop.it
Faced with steep rents, young couples are renovating abandoned troglodyte homes in the French countryside, like this 11th-century structure nestled into the side of a mountain in the Loire Valley
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Holy crap...awesome!

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I Quit Liking Things On Facebook for Two Weeks. Here’s How It Changed My View of Humanity

I Quit Liking Things On Facebook for Two Weeks. Here’s How It Changed My View of Humanity | Vloasis vlogging | Scoop.it
a hopeful look at what happens when you quit the Like
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Imagine that: actual communication!

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Weird Facts About 5 of the World’s Most Famous Logos

Weird Facts About 5 of the World’s Most Famous Logos | Vloasis vlogging | Scoop.it
Sometimes, the most interesting aspect of a logo isn't the graphic itself. It's the story behind it.

Via F. Thunus
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Sorry, but the dude in the Goya painting looks nothing like the peace symbol, no matter which way you flip him.

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A Bronx Man Tore His Own Head Off in Broad Daylight

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In a particularly gruesome story out of the Bronx, a Hunts Point man apparently decapitated himself in broad daylight today.
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The comments on this story are educational in their own right.

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Your Old CDs Aren't Just Aging; They're Actively Dying

Your Old CDs Aren't Just Aging; They're Actively Dying | Vloasis vlogging | Scoop.it
That old Michael Jackson disc? You've probably been treating it wrong.
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Now, couple this Atlantic article with the following piece: http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1831677&goto=newpost

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More than 60 years later, a love note from a familiar stranger

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WEST TISBURY — The mysterious package arrived on a blustery day in February from a man Cynthia Riggs had not seen in 62 years.

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Such a great story.

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What do I love about living in Le Marche, Italy

What do I love about living in Le Marche, Italy | Vloasis vlogging | Scoop.it

What do I love about living in Italy?

I love the country [...]I love that lots of the little villages have their own traditions [...]I love the work/life balance [...]I love their gestures [...]I love the food [...]

To summarise, there’s lots I love about Italy which is why I moved here but I’ve discovered so much more having lived here and I’m still learning. If you get the opportunity to live here for a bit, I would certainly recommend it. [...]


Via Mariano Pallottini
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Not familiar with that area but it looks lovely, and a good blog.

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The Science Behind Suicide Contagion

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When Marilyn Monroe killed herself in August 1962, the nation reacted. In the months afterward, there was extensive news coverage, widespread sorrow and a spate of suicides.

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Every suicide, not just celebrity ones, is a reason for more education and discussion on the subject.

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