July 6, 2013

The Saturday Review: Longer Stories Worth Your While

30 Breathtaking Undersea Photos by Alexander Semenov --TwistedSifter

How Do Death Valley’s “Sailing Stones” Move Themselves Across the Desert? These mysterious rocks have puzzled scientists for decades—until one geologist found the answer on his kitchen table | Travel | Smithsonian Magazine

Still Trying To Vote Your Way To Freedom?: African Americans didn't initiate the Civil Rights Movement because they like pushing buttons in voting booths. -- Cobb

A Thousand Year Reich: Photographs (from the LIFE archives) by Hugo Jaeger (Adolf Hitler’s personal photographer) -- but does it float Plus The story of how LIFE came to own Jaeger’s collection of roughly 2,000 color photographs

The Eyes Have It: New Human Body Part Discovered Popular Science

Today's Best Science Fiction Writers Imagine The Future Predictions for how we will live and work—on Earth or in space—in the decades and centuries to come --| Popular Science

Trapped in an Underwater Air Bubble for Three Days: Harrison Okene’s shipwreck air bubble: How could he survive underwater for three days? -- Slate Magazine

The Developing World Needs GM Plants More Than It Needs Hippy Protesters | VICE United Kingdom

World War Z: Brad Pitt's Story of Salvation-- RealClearReligion -

Ralph Waldo Emerson: Beyond the Greeting Cards --| Humanities

The Internet of Actual Things: Toe nail clippers will nag you from the drawer. - - The Morning News

The Unfiltered History of Rolling Papers, Plus Tommy Chong’s Big Fat Jamaican Vacation | -- Collectors Weekly

Rocket Science 3: Airstream Interplanetary Explorer - steel, aluminum, stainless steel, electronics / length 84 feet or 26 meters, height 31 feet or 9 meters -- Edward Tufte forum

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