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This Week GQ Published a Sexist Climbing Piece, and Outdoor Research Stepped in With The Perfect Response | The Dyrt

What’s the matter?! My friend Gary talks about leaving SF because all the people rolling in with money flying out of their pockets buying $11 burritos. I like this ORs response highlighted in this article from the Dyrt 4 days ago, GQ published a piece on climbing and couture clothing. In it, they have a…

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Be the Change – We Are All IN This Together

I had just finished jogging around College Hill when I heard screaming that didn’t seem too far away. I walked toward the screaming / Hamilton Ave. to make sure everyone was o.k.?! As I got closer to Hamilton I could see a young couple screaming at each other near the bus stop. Is this any…

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Peace

“Peace is not merely a distant goal we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal.” – Martin Luther King Jr “Peace is the only battle worth waging.” – Albert Camus “Peace cannot be kept by force, it can only be achieved by understanding.” – Albert Einstein “Peace is a fulltime job….

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Music of the Plants – The Sound of Golden Light

Plants can produce sounds and make music. A special device measures the electrical resistance of vegetable tissues and turn it into a MIDI signal. Source: Music of the Plants – The Sound of Golden Light

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IamA 93 Year Old Retired Surgeon, US Marine Corps Battalion Surgeon late in the Korean War, Playwright, and Author. I just finished my third novel; it’s about the crazy early days of transplant surgery. Ask me Anything! AMA! : IAmA

I’ve been lucky. but also devoted to interests. Good genes. Good ordinary health maintenance. No cigarettes. No coffee. Ordinary exercise. Boil it down: have a good, serious goal to believe in, and work to it. That’s the key, I think: a set of values bigger than I, to conform to and to work for. Those…

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Links Directory – Resources for debunking 9/11 Conspiracy Theories – International Skeptics Forum

Join the International Skeptics Forum to discuss and promote critical thinking across the planet. Source: Links Directory – Resources for debunking 9/11 Conspiracy Theories – International Skeptics Forum

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The Curious World of Soviet Bus Stops – PROOF

On a long-distance bicycle trip from London to St. Petersburg in 2002, photographer Chris Herwig encountered something unexpected in the barren post-Soviet landscapes—artsy, unusual, and almost spa… Source: The Curious World of Soviet Bus Stops – PROOF

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True Nutrition – Vegan Nutrients

The Highest Quality Supplements and Protein and the Lowest Prices Source: True Nutrition

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Tom Moe – You might not care if Donald Trump says…

“You might not care if Donald Trump says Muslims should register with their government, because you’re not one and you might not care if Donald Trump says he’s going to round up all the Hispanic immigrants, because you’re not one. And you might not care if Donald Trump says it’s okay to rough up black…

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Guacamole Onion Rings GIF – FTW!

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Top Finds: Mid-19th Century Navajo Ute First Phase Blanket – YouTube

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Bump of Reality and the Day to Day Stresses of a Brain Injured Son

A little reality bump. If anyone is interested in the day-to-day stresses and joys of a parent with a severely brian injured child and trying to keep hold of some semblance of reality – here ya go. Sometimes I’m challenged mentally and physically to the edge of my limits as a dad and for some…

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To My Old Master

To My Old Master In August of 1865, a Colonel P.H. Anderson of Big Spring, Tennessee, wrote to his former slave, Jourdon Anderson, and requested that he come back to work on his farm. Jourdon — who, since being emancipated, had moved to Ohio, found paid work, and was now supporting his family — responded…

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“But plants have feelings!” – Album on Imgur

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How to Build a WordPress Plugin (part 1) | Scotch

Source: How to Build a WordPress Plugin (part 1) | Scotch

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‘Carry On’: Why I stayed

wow, this gets to the feels. Former ESPN producer shares her account of the bond she developed with two special story subjects. Source: ‘Carry On’: Why I stayed

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Who has more Sex Offenders? Republicans or Democrats?

After the recent arrest of Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert it had me thinking about the GOP vs. DEM sex offender convictions. Subject: Long list of Republican sex offenders Republican County Constable Larry Dale Floyd was arrested on suspicion of soliciting sex with an 8-year old girl. Floyd has repeatedly won elections for Denton…

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RIP Football’s Greatest – Johan Cruyff

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For 40 Years, This Russian Family Was Cut Off From All Human Contact, Unaware of World War II 

Loved reading this… In 1978, Soviet geologists prospecting in the wilds of Siberia discovered a family of six, lost in the taiga Source: For 40 Years, This Russian Family Was Cut Off From All Human Contact, Unaware of World War II | History | Smithsonian

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Desert Bus: The Very Worst Video Game Ever Created – The New Yorker

Players earn a single point for each eight-hour trip, making a Desert Bus high score perhaps the most costly in gaming… 1 continuous 8 hour game – no mistakes equals 1 point! Source: Desert Bus: The Very Worst Video Game Ever Created – The New Yorker

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