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Videos from Dr. Strangelove's autoethnography of online gaming.
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The Republican Party's Pot Dilemma

The Republican Party's Pot Dilemma | Dr. Strangelove Recommends | Scoop.it
Most Americans favor legalizing marijuana, but most in the GOP do not. Can the party avoid being on the losing side of another culture war?
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Smoke this . . .

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To Understand Science, Study History

To Understand Science, Study History | Dr. Strangelove Recommends | Scoop.it
The things we think of as inherent are, in fact, social and historical constructions, often with complicated and unpleasant roots.
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▶ Gets Owned By Judge Rachel Canning - YouTube

Gets Owned By Judge Rachel Canning
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1st World Problems.

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Getty Images Admits It Can't Stop Internet Sharing, Opens Up Its Photos For Free

Getty Images Admits It Can't Stop Internet Sharing, Opens Up Its Photos For Free | Dr. Strangelove Recommends | Scoop.it
Down goes the paywall. Getty Images, the world’s largest photo service, is opening up the bulk of its photo collection for free. Internet users will be able to tweet, blog, or otherwise post photos with Getty’s embed feature that attaches a credit and link to each image. "Look, if you...
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Free culture.

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▶ Last Hours - YouTube

▶ Last Hours - YouTube | Dr. Strangelove Recommends | Scoop.it
About "Last Hours" is the first in a series of short films that explore the perils of climate change and the solutions to avert climate disaster. Each subseq...
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Warning signals . . .

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The U.S. Economy's Big Baby Problem

The U.S. Economy's Big Baby Problem | Dr. Strangelove Recommends | Scoop.it
Where did all the infants go? 
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The health of a society cannot be based on the assumption of continual growth and increased consumption.

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Global Warming Slows Antarctica's Coldest Currents

Global Warming Slows Antarctica's Coldest Currents | Dr. Strangelove Recommends | Scoop.it
The deep, salty currents that carry oxygen and nutrients to the ocean depths have been disappearing over the past few decades
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Learn to read the signs . . .

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Creative writing professor Hanif Kureishi says such courses are 'a waste of time'

Creative writing professor Hanif Kureishi says such courses are 'a waste of time' | Dr. Strangelove Recommends | Scoop.it
But of course, the purpose of corporations - which is what universities now are - is to scupper originality and dissent.Universities have gone from being culture-preserving institutions to being culture-destroying institutions.Buddha of Suburbia author, who teaches subject at Kingston University, added that many of his students could 'write sentences' but not tell stories
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But of course, the purpose of corporations - which is what universities now are - is to scupper originality and dissent.Universities have gone from being culture-preserving institutions to being culture-destroying institutions.

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It's a hard fact to swallow but we all live life alone

It's a hard fact to swallow but we all live life alone | Dr. Strangelove Recommends | Scoop.it
Tim Lott: The idea that couples should 'complete' one another is laughable
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"So in reality, you are unlikely to find someone to "complete you" – more someone, like your mother and father, as Larkin put it, to fuck you up."

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Women In Academia Are Less Likely Than Men To Cooperate With Lower-Ranked Colleagues

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Children's weight affected by bedroom TVs, active gaming

Children's weight affected by bedroom TVs, active gaming | Dr. Strangelove Recommends | Scoop.it
Children's weight is influenced by whether they have active video games and if there is a television in the bedroom, according to the results of two new studies.
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25 things you might not know about the web

25 things you might not know about the web | Dr. Strangelove Recommends | Scoop.it
John Naughton: It sprang from the brain of one man, Tim Berners-Lee, and is the fastest-growing communication medium of all time. We examine how the web has transformed our lives for good and ill
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Study: Millennials Deeply Confused About Their Politics, Finances, and Culture

Study: Millennials Deeply Confused About Their Politics, Finances, and Culture | Dr. Strangelove Recommends | Scoop.it
Or at least deeply contradictory: They're always connected but distrustful. They're selfish yet accepting of minorities. They're "independents" who mostly vote Democratic and love Obama while hating Obamacare.
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Russell Smith: Want a better world? Don’t come crying to me

Russell Smith: Want a better world? Don’t come crying to me | Dr. Strangelove Recommends | Scoop.it
As a novelist, I resent the notion that I should flinch from crafting tales of the lawless, the amoral and the unkind
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The Army's Top Sexual Assault Lawyer Accused of Sexual Assault—at a Sexual Assault Legal Conference

The Army's Top Sexual Assault Lawyer Accused of Sexual Assault—at a Sexual Assault Legal Conference | Dr. Strangelove Recommends | Scoop.it
Here's Stars and Stripes with the head-slapping scoop: The top Army prosecutor for sexual assault cases has been suspended after a lawyer who worked for him recently reported he’d groped her and tried to kiss her at a sexual-assault legal conference more than two years ago. Two separate sources with...
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Command rape.

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Climate change may put UNESCO World Heritage Sites underwater

Climate change may put UNESCO World Heritage Sites underwater | Dr. Strangelove Recommends | Scoop.it
Tourists visiting the Statue of Liberty, Pompeii or Canada's Old Town Lunenburg in coming centuries may need to bring a snorkel, thanks to climate change, a new study suggests.
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The warning signs . . .

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Billion Dollar Babies

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An oligarch here. An oligarch there. Here an oligarch. There an oligarch. Everywhere an oligarch.
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Buying democracy.

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The Top 1% of Artists Earn 77% of Recorded Music Income, Study Finds... - Digital Music News

The Top 1% of Artists Earn 77% of Recorded Music Income, Study Finds... - Digital Music News | Dr. Strangelove Recommends | Scoop.it
  Whatever money is left in recordings, you’re probably not making it.  That’s the harsh conclusion offered by Mark Mulligan of MIDiA Consulting, whose data shows...
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Judge rules parents don't have to pay university fees of daughter who tried to sue them

Judge rules parents don't have to pay university fees of daughter who tried to sue them | Dr. Strangelove Recommends | Scoop.it
A New Jersey teenager who sued her parents for financial support after leaving home has lost the first round of her lawsuit. Cheerleader Rachel Canning, 18, sought $650 (£390) in weekly child support from her parents, the payment of the remainder of her tuition at her private high school, a fund for her future college tuition, and her lawyers’ fees.
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Some kids need to be spanked more often.

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Forget Oscar Pistorius – what's really on trial here is misogyny

Forget Oscar Pistorius – what's really on trial here is misogyny | Dr. Strangelove Recommends | Scoop.it
Zoe Williams: It is not just South Africa that has a case to answer when it comes to pathetic punishments for men's crimes against women
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The wider culture of South Africa is on trial as a nidus of violence against women, a country with the highest recorded incidence of rape in the world, in which three women a day are killed by their partners.

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Animal protein-rich diets could be as harmful to health as smoking

Animal protein-rich diets could be as harmful to health as smoking | Dr. Strangelove Recommends | Scoop.it
People under 65 who eat a lot of meat, eggs and dairy are four times as likely to die from cancer or diabetes, study suggests
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Active video games discouraged by child fitness experts

Active video games discouraged by child fitness experts | Dr. Strangelove Recommends | Scoop.it
Active video games, or "exergames," offer little help to get children to become more physically active, a new Canadian report advises.
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