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Opening Remarks, a State of the Internet Address with Dr Reginald Watts.

Musician, Actor, Comedian, Trapeze artist, Mime, Internet Scientist, and Vimeo Ambassador to the Interweb Dr. Reginald Watts will kick-off the Vimeo Festival with a special, and we do mean special, preview of what

What I want to reiterate here is that I reject the comparison of military to civilian retirement and that I am adamantly opposed to changing the retirement benefits for those who are currently on active duty. We will undoubtedly have to change our retirement system in the future to make it affordable, but we have made a commitment to those currently serving, and I aim to keep it.
Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, in a recent blog post on DoDLive.mil.  (via dodlive)

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vanityfair:The Odysnooki: A Homeric Recounting of Jersey Shore’s Fourth Season.  In which we tell you, O muses, of that ingenious hero—who traveled far and wide after she had sacked the famous town of Seaside Heights.

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The Odysnooki: A Homeric Recounting of Jersey Shore’s Fourth Season.  

In which we tell you, O muses, of that ingenious hero—who traveled far and wide after she had sacked the famous town of Seaside Heights.

newshour:This BBC News interactive is pretty mind-boggling.Example: Jim Lehrer was the 2,156,395,664th person alive on Earth and 74,298,587,966th person to have lived since history began.Try it hereOn Monday, a baby will be born somewhere and demographers will proclaim that the world

newshour:

This BBC News interactive is pretty mind-boggling.

Example: Jim Lehrer was the 2,156,395,664th person alive on Earth and 74,298,587,966th person to have lived since history began.

Try it here

On Monday, a baby will be born somewhere and demographers will proclaim that the world

soupsoup:ohjessicamarie:The Criterion Collection release of

soupsoup:

ohjessicamarie:

The Criterion Collection release of

In early September of 1929, Nikolai Vavilov, famed Russian plant explorer and botanist, arrived in the central Asian crossroads of Alma-Ata, Kazakhstan. Climbing up the Zailijskei Alatau slopes of the Tian Shan mountains separating Kazakhstan from China, Vavilov found thickets of wild apples stretching in every direction, an extensive forest of fruit coloured russet red, creamy yellow and vibrant pink.
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lefigaro-photos:Souvenirs - L’Iran commémore le 31ème anniversaire du début de la guerre Iran-Irak, et, à cette occasion, de nombreuses parades militaires ont été organisées dans le pays. Le 22 septembre 1980, les troupes irakiennes de Saddam Hussein envahissaient la région iranienne du Khouzistan. Cette guerre, qui durera huit ans, fera entre 500.000 et un million de morts. (REUTERS)Memories - Iran is commemorating the 31st anniversary of the beginning of the Iran-Iraq war. On this occasion, many military parades have been organized throughout the country. Saddam Hussein’s Iraqi troops invaded the Iranian region of Khouzistan on September 22, 1980. Between 500.000 and one million people died in the war which lasted for eight years.

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Souvenirs - L’Iran commémore le 31ème anniversaire du début de la guerre Iran-Irak, et, à cette occasion, de nombreuses parades militaires ont été organisées dans le pays. Le 22 septembre 1980, les troupes irakiennes de Saddam Hussein envahissaient la région iranienne du Khouzistan. Cette guerre, qui durera huit ans, fera entre 500.000 et un million de morts. (REUTERS)

Memories - Iran is commemorating the 31st anniversary of the beginning of the Iran-Iraq war. On this occasion, many military parades have been organized throughout the country. Saddam Hussein’s Iraqi troops invaded the Iranian region of Khouzistan on September 22, 1980. Between 500.000 and one million people died in the war which lasted for eight years.

Curiosity and repetition, what a combination – doing the same thing, with the same people, getting it right, getting it righter, doing it over, and yet growing less complacent, less jaded, more curious, more enthusiastic, the longer you keep at it. Curiosity and repetition – a tough combination to pull off for any band, or any couple. Sonic Youth didn
Fading Fading Celebrating: What Happens Now for Sonic Youth? | Rob Sheffield | Rolling Stone (via yvynyl)

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