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A Flaneur in the Cloud – November 4, 2013

NPR.org » Shortage Of Workers Hampers Chili Harvest In New Mexico 101313 Let’s talk chili peppers. It’s harvest time in New Mexico where the iconic crop has been grown for centuries. New Mexico still produces more chili peppers than any … Continue reading

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A Flaneur in the Cloud – October 14, 2013

A unique perspective on concert photography from a blind music fan, Ahmad Zaghal – The Washington Post 100713 By Chris Richards: “The guitarist revs up his amp, giving the universal signal that a punk rock concert is about to begin. … Continue reading

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Internet Flaneur – September 20, 2013

Medicine’s Search for Meaning – NYTimes.com 091813 DAVID BORNSTEIN: “Nearly half of medical students become burned out during their training. Medical education has been characterized as an abusive and neglectful family system. It places unrealistic expectations on students, keeps them … Continue reading

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Internet Flaneur – September 9, 2013

At 60, ‘Challenges Are Opportunities’ For John Zorn : NPR 090313 At 60, New York City-based composer is wiser, sure, but no less prolific, thoughtful and antagonistic than before. His oeuvre is fantastically wide, from cutthroat jazz improvisation and pummeling … Continue reading

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Internet Flaneur – August 23, 2013

Writer William T. Vollmann Uncovers His FBI File : NPR 082213 David Greene talks to author Willam T. Vollmann about this latest article in Harpers Magazine. In it, Vollmann details his discovery, following a Freedom of Information Act request, that … Continue reading

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Internet Flaneur – August 2, 2013

De-Extinction – Studio 360 071913 Bringing extinct animals back has usually been left to the world of science fiction. But a group of biologists is attempting it in the real world. The organization Revive & Restore, a project of the … Continue reading

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Internet Flaneur – September 10, 2012

Of course Putin is a mensch. Stalin would have eaten those cranes! Video: Putin flies with rare cranes! [via Twitter] Vladimir Putin, the benevolent zookeeper | Stephen Cave and Polina Aronson | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk 091012 Vladimir Putin, … Continue reading

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Internet Flaneur – September 7, 2012

Wired For Culture | Ideas with Paul Kennedy | CBC Radio [MW: Intrigued by concept of “cumulative cultural adaptation” & its implications for cultures of #disability] Human beings have a unique evolutionary history. We are at the mercy of neither … Continue reading

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Internet Flaneur – August 27, 2012

BLDGBLOG BLDGBLOG (“building blog”) is written by Geoff Manaugh. Architectural Conjecture | Urban Speculation | Landscape Futures | BLDGBLOG | Wired UK Reagan Daily, 2012/08/25 edition scraped MW tweet: “Lynnyrd Skynnyrd @ #GOP convention, that fits. #Heartbreak was Ray Charles … Continue reading

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Internet Flaneur – August 22, 2012

Beyond The Fracking: North Dakota’s Other Investments – Seeking Alpha [Who knew Wall Street had a #flaneur? We’re everywhere!] The Wall Street Flaneur: “A Flaneur is a thinking man. He ponders, he evaluates, and he understands all the perspectives. He … Continue reading

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