The only ones: Escaping near death. Being a sole survivor means relief, gratitude, grief, guilt, and the burden of telling the story for everyone else. (via Metafilter)
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The Clavin. A literary gem from the place where everybody knows your name.
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Edison’s Failed Plot To Hijack Hollywood. He had deep pockets and the power of technology patents, but no understanding of the market.
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If you need help, call 911. If you need help with your math problems, they might not have all the answers.
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The Ultimate Mandelbrot Zoom took six months to render. The result is ten minutes of groovy yet soothing wonder.
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I Read Some Marx (and I Liked it) is a song parody that would probably fly right over Katy Perry's head. Guaranteed to inspire heated debate.
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7 Things You Need to Know about the Torah. Knowledge that will come in handy as we head into Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.