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If work dominated your every moment, would life be worth living?
The plight of iGen
Google Map’s moat
William Gass 1924 – 2017
What happened to the American Boomtown?
Why you should surround yourself with more books than uou’ll ever have time to read
Massive butterfly migration seen on radar — ABC News
‘Our minds can be hijacked’: the tech insiders who fear a smartphone dystopia — The Guardian
Making plans to keep us in XTC — Swindon Advertiser
Behind the Scenes at General Pencil Company — CW Pencil Enterprise
When a Poem’s Wrongness Is Right
‘Plagiarists never do it once’: meet the sleuth tracking down the poetry cheats
The mysterious Voynich manuscript has finally been decoded…
…or has it?
The Creative World’s Bullshit Industrial Complex
‘Couple,’ ‘Few,’ and ‘Several’: Merriam-Webster’s (Mostly) Definitive Guide
Richard Thompson’s literary influences.
Finding North America’s lost medieval city.
Study: knowing more doesn’t change disbeliefs about science.
I don’t know how to explain to you that you should care about other people.
Almost a year with out links or readings. It’s been that sort of year. Here are three to start us back up.
Maybe it’s aliens?… Probably not. Maybe they’re here.
The Secret Jews of The Hobbit.
Subterranean sonic blues? A journey through the first ever sound map of the London Underground.
Hugo Awards announced last week. Some puppies were kicked.
The Crayola Effect: Naming colors.
Fifth force of nature. (Insert obligatory George Martin reference here.)