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Major recrd labels to pay 45M$ in copyright infringments to canadin artists for wrngful use of songs on compilations
(tags: humor law free culture music)

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I love life experiments, this one is about no shampoo/soap for a year, and results showing better hair, skin, odor.
(tags: health science howto weird experiment interesting personal life hygiene humor funny)

Here's the company providing the technology behind Infinite history
We provide premium transcription and captioning services at near-perfect accuracy and very competitive prices. Unlike traditional transcripts, [...]

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Whether you're a fan or not, here's a great short video presenting Scott Schumann aka The Sartorialist n his process
(tags: documentary fashion inspiration video photography design sartorialist)

Square – Accept credit card payments with your mobile phone
(tags: payment mobile business money tools technology iphone ecommerce innovation)

NYC pop-up restaurant What happens when has a diff mentality where [...]

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Manic Pixie Dream Girl - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Manic pixie dream girl (MPDG) is a stock character in films. Film critic Nathan Rabin, who coined the term after seeing Kirsten Dunst in Elizabethtown, describes the MPDG as "that bubbly, shallow cinematic creature that exists solely in the fevered imaginations of sensitive writer-directors to teach broodingly [...]

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Some of Japan's homeless population is now living in Capsule hotels, according to this NYT article
“Our main clients used to be salarymen who were out drinking and missed the last train,” said Tetsuya Akasako, head manager at the hotel.
But about two years ago, the hotel started to notice that guests were staying weeks, then months, [...]

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AAA Responds to Public Controversy Over Science in Anthropology
In short, "changes to the AAA's Long Range Plan have been taken out of context and blown out of proportion in recent media coverage".
(tags: anthropology philosophy science culture academics)

The Nobel peace prize was awarded today to an empty chair for the first time since 1935
While it has [...]

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Tokyo compression explores the joy (sarcasm) of using public transit in Tokyo
(tags: photography japan transportation art culture photo tokyo twitter future transit subway)

My warmest congratulations to Rob @Kozinets for its appointment as an Associate Editor of the Journal of Marketing!
(tags: academics journal)

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Anthropology Group Drops ‘Science’ References, Deepening a Rift - NYTimes.com
Anthropologists have been thrown into turmoil about the nature and future of their profession after a decision by the American Anthropological Association at its recent annual meeting to strip the word “science” from a statement of its long-range plan.
(tags: anthropology science culture community definition academics)

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The Museum Of Broken Relationships Collects Romantic Artifacts - PSFK
The Museum of Broken Relationships has its doors open to teddy bears, pictures, suitcases, pillows, and just about anything that defines your old relationships.
The museum was created in a particularly unique circumstance: Olinka Vistica and Drazen Grubisic, a pair of artists who went out together from [...]

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Russia to regulate subcultures of style?
A new Russian law could make being an emo kid illegal in the eastern European country.
Legislation is currenting being formulated in Russia to heavily regulate emo websites and ban emo and goth dress style in schools and government buildings.
The new laws are apparently being driven by fears that these "dangerous [...]