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Past Week's Favorites

from July 23, 2014 to July 30, 2014

  1. The Benefits of Discomfort

    About a year ago, psychologist and author Kelly McGonigal gave a TED Talk on “How to Make Stress Your Friend,” which has now been viewed six million times. To paraphrase, McGonigal said…

    Times Favorited: 1 Times Bookmarked: 1

    www.adventure-journal.com

  2. On hope and despair in the Middle East

    Hope and despair. For years, we were tossed back and forth between one and the other. Today, most Israelis and Palestinians seem to be in a gloomy, flat, state of mind, one with no horizon; dully…

    Times Favorited: 1 Times Bookmarked: 1

    www.haaretz.com

  3. Stuff

    July 2007I have too much stuff. Most people in America do. In fact, the poorer people are, the more stuff they seem to have. Hardly anyone is so poor that they can't afford a front yard full of old…

    Times Favorited: 1 Times Bookmarked: 1

    www.paulgraham.com

  4. A Candid Look at Unread's First Year

    To my knowledge, indie developers don’t publish the kind of numbers that you’ll find in this post. My sales records are none of your business, as the saying quite literally goes. The…

    Times Favorited: 0 Times Bookmarked: 2

    blog.jaredsinclair.com

  5. The Fasinatng … Frustrating … Fascinating History of Autocorrect

    David Sparshott Invoke the word autocorrect and most people will think immediately of its hiccups—the sort of hysterical, impossible errors one finds collected on sites like Damn You…

    Times Favorited: 0 Times Bookmarked: 2

    www.wired.com

  6. Tinder Is Full of Robot Prostitutes

    I moved back to New York from Cairo in January of 2014, and among the biggest culture shocks was American Tinder. In Cairo, there was the occasional woman, mostly Russian tourists on holiday, using…

    Times Favorited: 0 Times Bookmarked: 1

    valleywag.gawker.com

  7. The Server Needs To Die To Save The Internet

     o we have the Internet we deserve? There’s an argument to say that yes, we absolutely do. Given web users’ general reluctance to pay for content. We are of course, paying. Just…

    Times Favorited: 0 Times Bookmarked: 1

    techcrunch.com

  8. Amira

    Amira Type of Animal Horse Age 7 Amira is a 6 year-old bay, Polish Arabian mare, standing at 14.1 hh. She has a lovely Arabian dish face, with refined features. She also displays the typical and fun…

    Times Favorited: 0 Times Bookmarked: 1

    www.hahs.org

  9. Requiring Encryption on XMPP Services

    Thursday morning at 6:30 AM EDT we will be upgrading our Prosody (XMPP) server to require encryption for all server-to-server connections. This means that users of the dukgo.com XMPP service will…

    Times Favorited: 0 Times Bookmarked: 1

    duck.co

  10. At the World’s Toughest Race Does It Pay To Be Young or Experienced?

    Kai Lenny takes to the board as Dave Kalama coaches from a boat with a megaphone. Is the new saying, "Keep your teammates close, and your competition closer?"     Photo: Kurt Hoy The…

    Times Favorited: 0 Times Bookmarked: 1

    www.outsideonline.com


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