10:32 pm

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Harvard admits as many kids from 1 percent households as the bottom 50 percent of incomes.

Via @sewellchan. [ Also from @sewellchan. ]


10:10 pm

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A federal judge just erased New York's PAC contribution limits.

Via @jerrygoldfeder. [ Also from @jerrygoldfeder. ]


10:01 pm

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Thawing Siberia is on fire.


How children swear over time.


The California Department of Public Health created a guide to the medical effects of an A-bomb in 1949.


John Kerry brought his dog to Bring Your Child to Work Day.

Via @afreedma. [ Also from @afreedma. ]


The history of Spuds MacKenzie who, despite all the womanizing, was a girl.

Via @thisisjendoll. [ Also from @thisisjendoll. ]


Tracking disease outbreaks across the US in 1874.


Dashcam video of a car's interaction with a dog in Russia.


Scroll to the bottom for a panoramic photo of DC taken from National Cathedral.


Realized that what Cliven Bundy said was very similar to what Phil Robertson said, with very different results.


Which came first, the slow news day or the interest in colorful characters with questionable views on race? (See also: December 2013.)


12:52 pm

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The Brooklyn Cyclones are going to play a game dressed like Darth Maul.


11:13 am

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I was curious how uncommon the word "Negro" is in the Times these days, so I looked. With Margaret Sullivan cameo!


10:23 am

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Cliven Bundy neatly encapsulates a potent intersection of opposition to Obama.


Here is a headline from the Times in 1910.


Just made my first "post-text" joke in a conversation with my editor, FYI.


Oh, come on. People don't even prefer the Mets in the neighborhood around the stadium? Oof.

Via @davidgrann. [ Also from @davidgrann. ]


Wednesday

Wed, 10:34 pm

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To meet federal requirements for seeing patients quickly, one VA system apparently just lied.

Via @katenocera. [ Also from @katenocera. ]


Wed, 10:06 pm

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The design and typographic history of the penny.


Wed, 9:15 pm

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A 1960 documentary about the fight to end segregation.


Wed, 8:41 pm

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Worried about card skimmers at ATMs? Now worry about lightbulbs.


Wed, 8:13 pm

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The Yankees are terrible, but it's hard to believe they're also so terrible at cheating.

When he was in high school, Pineda wrote the answers to tests on the front of his t-shirts.

Rodriguez sits down with Pineda. "Now that I'm gone, I need someone to carry on my legacy." "I understand."


Wed, 7:30 pm

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Drought comes to the rain forest.


Wed, 7:21 pm

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This ad for Monica Wehby in Oregon is very moving, but I'm not sure it says much about her qualifications for the Senate.

Via @nprpolitics. [ Also from @nprpolitics. ]


Wed, 7:15 pm

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A simple and engrossing art exhibit involving packing peanuts.


Wed, 7:09 pm

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Ronald McDonald goes Ed Hardy.


Wed, 6:44 pm

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Um, apparently everyone forgot to tell me there was a Kinsley piece about Alzheimer's in The New Yorker.


Wed, 4:48 pm

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This article almost made it to the second paragraph without a huge error.


Wed, 12:00 pm

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Someone is signing me up for a lot of email newsletters forgetting that 1) they require confirmation and 2) my email is changing in a week.


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