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Genitales: We Talked to Women About Their Vaginas

Photos via Wikimedia Commons and Flickr user Derek Keats Last week in Genitales’ inaugural column, we talked to a bunch of guys about their peens. It was involved, it was illuminating, and it was, apparently, “unburdening.” I got a lot...Show More Summary

Photos: Oceana in Belize Exposes Belizean Youth to the Wonder of the Sea

Belizean boys on the trip to the Lighthouse Reed Atoll. (Photo: Oceana in Belize / Alexander Ellis / Flickr) Oceana in Belize has been busy instilling a sense of wonder and stewardship for the oceans in Belizean youth. Earlier this month, they took a group of underprovided boys, all under the age of 14, to Belize’s beautiful coast. Show More Summary

Why you have the right to a $5K dividend from Uncle Sam

Oil tax revenue funds Alaska’s Permanent Fund, which distributes dividends equally to state residents. Peter Barnes wants a nationwide dividend system based on shared assets like our atmosphere. Photo of Alaska refinery by Flickr user...Show More Summary

Bob Dylan to release all ‘Basement Tapes’ recordings, including 30 you’ve never heard

May 10, 1966 Bristol Colston Hall – Bob Dylan stares out the window of his limo during a rainy day in Bristol, England in early May 1966. Photo by Flickr user Paul Townsend In the spring of 1967, Bob Dylan was on societal retreat near Woodstock, New York, following a motorcycle accident months before. Show More Summary

Don’t Be a Platform Pawn

creative commons licensed ( BY-SA ) flickr photo shared by cogdogblog Long long ago, in a web far far away, everything was like neat little home made bungalows stretched out on the open plain, under a giant expansive sky, where we wandered freely, exploring. Show More Summary

Linkage: #UnblockBikeLanes Isn't Enough; Free SEPTA Rides; More!

Photo via phillytrax/Flickr · PennPraxis' Steinberg switches from Penn to Drexel. · Waterfront development in Burlington County. · Free SEPTA rides for Eagles home opener on Sept. 7th. · 23 things you learn while living in Philly list is meh....

California law orders kill-switch software in smartphones

California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill Monday mandating that all smartphones sold in the state are to be installed with a software that remotely clears the device of data. Photo by Flickr user Blake Patterson In case of theft,...Show More Summary

Today's archidose #779

Here are some photos of Brion Cemetery (19072) in San Vito d'Altivole, Italy, by Carlos Scarpa, photographed by Francesco Maria Gabriele Vozza.To contribute your Flickr images for consideration, just::: Join and add photos to the archidose pool To contribute your Instagram images for consideration, just::: Tag your photos #archidose

High Camp on the Moon (photo from Boing Boing Flickr Pool)

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"High Camp on the Moon," a photograph shared in the Boing Boing Flickr Pool by Ben Leshchinsky. The bright center of the Milky Way comforted our climbing group before a midnight trek to the summit of Mt. Shasta, Northern California's massive volcano. Show More Summary

Ask the Headhunter: An insider’s tips for approaching employment tests

Pre-employment tests disrespect employees, says guest columnist Dr. Erica Klein. Photo by Flickr user albertogp123. Nick Corcodilos started headhunting in Silicon Valley in 1979, and has answered over 30,000 questions from the Ask The...Show More Summary

When it comes to Facebook, we all just want to be popular, study finds

A new Pew Research Center report finds that social media users are more likely to share opinions their readers are likely to agree with. Photo by Flickr user Jason Howie Ice bucket challenge. VMAs. Emmys. Wash, rinse, refresh page. If you think your Facebook NewsFeed or Twitter timeline is becoming an echo chamber of the same material, you’re right. Show More Summary

Twitch Is Turning Gamers into Internet Celebrities

Twitch is getting acquired by the beast that is Amazon. Photo via Flickr user Roja Directa Amazon is apparently about to shell out a shade under a billion dollars for Twitch, an interactive, YouTube-meets-ESPN platform for video game streaming. Show More Summary

Flickr increases its photo limit for user-created galleries from 18 to 50

Photographers, take note. Flickr today increased the maximum number of images supported in user-created galleries from 18 to 50. Rather like Pinterest, galleries allow Flickr users to create their own curated photo sets; these can feature their own images exclusively, those shared by other photographers, or a mixture of the two. Show More Summary

Linkage: Ain't Dere No More; The Unspoken Bubble; More!

photo by Bryan Quigley via Flickr Preserve the City's Architectural Identity: Stop Proposing Ugly Buildings Garden Planned at London Avenue Canal Breach Site Waxing Poetic on "Ain't Dere No More" Is New Orleans Experiencing a Real Estate Bubble? Fair...

Public Works: Building More Resilient Cities

Oakland's new chief resiliency officer will help city prepare for catastrophic events and overcome chronic social problems. Flooding in Toronto, July 2013. Photo by Woodrow Walden, from the Torontoist Flickr Pool." /> Public Works looks...Show More Summary

Linkage: West Philly's 'Wannabe' Anarchists; Emmy's Go 'Roxbury'; More!

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Photo via phillytrax/Flickr · Ortleib's site is clear and waiting for new life. · Sad state of Joe Frazier's Gym on North Broad Street. · "Wannabe" anarchists are a thing and they're in West Philly. · FYI: Spiders are bigger...

E-cigarettes an option to curb smoking? The American Heart Association says yes

Photo by Flickr user Monica Grigsby. The American Heart Association published recommendations Monday to control the e-cigarette market. The policies, featured in Circulation, focus on the role of advertisers and clinicians in dealing...Show More Summary

ExpansionWire: McMenamins Nets $6 Million in First-Ever Funding Round

Photo of McMenamins Hotel Oregon courtesy JOH_4414 via Flickr The McMenamins chain of breweries, pubs, movie theaters, and hotels is now $6.3 million richer after its first round of soliciting outside funds: The Portland Business Journal reports brothers Mike...

Human workers report feeling most productive when led by artificial intelligence

Photo by Flickr user Scania Group Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab found that teams of human workers were at their happiest and most productive when their tasks were directed by robotic artificial...Show More Summary

To combat sleep deprivation in students, researchers advocate later school start

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends 8.5 to 9.5 hours of sleep for middle school and high school students. They say that pushing back school start times is a way to ensure students get the proper rest. Photo by Flickr user D. Show More Summary

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