Month: July 2017

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Despair All Ye Who Enter Into the Climate Change Fray — Longreads

A climate change feature at New York Magazine leads a scientist to take on its extraordinary claims. via Despair All Ye Who Enter Into the Climate Change Fray — Longreads

A Very Awkward Breakup — Discover

“My mind was spinning. Love with a Chance of Drowning was due to publish in three months time but the love itself was drowning.” Torre DeRoche had to promote her memoir at the same time she and her partner had split. At The Fearful Adventurer, she explains what happens. via A Very Awkward Breakup — Discover

No Bake Cheesecake And A New Computer — apuginthekitchen

Hallelujah! My new computer was delivered yesterday and I couldn’t be happier. It is so nice, pleasant and so much easier to write a post on my laptop. I had a Mac Air and got the same computer, I still have to go to Genius Bar at the Apple Store to see if my old […] via No Bake Cheesecake And A New Computer — … Read More No Bake Cheesecake And A New Computer — apuginthekitchen

50 Shades of Grey Areas — Discover

With rules both explicit and unspoken and a complex etiquette all its own, professional cycling is not a sport for people who don’t like uncertainty. via 50 Shades of Grey Areas — Discover

Who Are You Online? (My Travel Writing Reality) — Discover

“I sometimes feel like we collect different versions of ourselves — and in an effort to fit amongst a particular crowd we pull one of those selves from the pack, like a magician mid-card trick.” Flora at Flora the Explorer contemplates her blogging and social media presence. via Who Are You Online? (My Travel Writing Reality) — Discover

CBC and BBC Reporting

12 jobs robots are taking over the fastest — Tech Insider

At least for now, surgeons can breathe a sigh of relief. It’ll be 36 years until they’re outperformed by robots in the operating room, according to AI researchers. But while we have yet to see any completely automated jobs, there are plenty of jobs that are already on their way there. To find the most automated jobs… via 12 jobs robots are taking over the … Read More 12 jobs robots are taking over the fastest — Tech Insider

Only Dreams in Total Darkness — Meghan McClure

Apéritifs: In the months leading up to the release of our book A Single Throat Opens, a collaborative lyric exploration of addiction (with Michael Schmeltzer), we will be compiling a playlist pairing songs with new writing to be enjoyed before the main course. Cheers, friends. (Get the whole list here.) Only Dreams in Total Darkness I tumbled to the very bottom […] via Only Dreams … Read More Only Dreams in Total Darkness — Meghan McClure

Seeing Red. And White and Blue. — Discover

Artist Fiona Verdouw shares her process — and frustrations — as she works in oil paints. via Seeing Red. And White and Blue. — Discover

Photoing the egret  — Discover

Stunning nature photography in the big city? Steve Edreff captures starkly beautiful photos of egrets in New York City’s Central Park. via Photoing the egret  — Discover

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