Monthly Archives: September 2011

wow! RT @ghweldon We interrupt the dumb gags for a heads-up about "Hark! A Vagrant!" @beatonna's collection of smart, funny gags — Kate Beaton (@beatonna) September 22, 2011

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QOTD: One of Those Bracers

“…get me one of those bracers of yours, will you?” “I have one in readiness, sir, in the ice-box.” He shimmered out, and I sat up in bed with that rather unpleasant feeling you get sometimes that you’re going to … Continue reading

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#JaneEyre hits UK cinemas today. One of our editorial team went to talk to director Cary Fukunaga. Read the Blog here: — Penguin Books UK (@PenguinUKBooks) September 9, 2011 Have you guys seen this yet? I have not. But … Continue reading

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A Planet of Diamond Carrying the Placard of Father Brown

I saw this a week or so ago but forgot, and it’s incredible: Astronomers discover planet made of diamond Astronomers have spotted an exotic planet that seems to be made of diamond racing around a tiny star in our galactic … Continue reading

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I Would Enroll In a Class Just to See Malcolm Gladwell

Have you heard of MTVU’s program “Stand In”? I had not. I think I last saw MTVU in 2004 or so when it was always on in the Student Center on campus, and all I really remember is getting Franz … Continue reading

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Free eBook! Bob Edwards

Have you guys downloaded this yet? Because you should really download this. Bob Edwards’ new memoir is available for free download for a very limited time (til/through Sept. 9). I downloaded it, I haven’t yet read it, but I’ve always … Continue reading

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“Dat ding is aan het lopen!”

I think I’ve asked you this, but do you guys read the New Yorker? You should really read the New Yorker. Fantastic writing, smart commentary, interesting range of subjects. Learn about why you should eat bugs. Anyway, last week’s edition … Continue reading

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