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Twitter Pitcher

If you haven’t caught on – Rangers pitcher CJ Wilson is set to dominate not only the AL West, but the Twitterverse, as well.

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The First Follower

The unheralded maker of movements is wonderfully highlighted in this instructional piece.

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Forget Yourself

By which, I mean, remember yourself. By which, I mean, remember that your sense of individuality is merely an illusion. You are a manifestation of everything, that is. Or, as a famous fictional Martian once said, “Thou Art God.”

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See A Guitar

From the inside, with new eyes – so long as those eyes are copyrighted by Apple Corp.

Thanks to Aaron from Clarion Content for the heads up.

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Nature Misses You

Which is a much nicer way of saying that you are murdering your Earth Mother – or similar guilt-targeted enviro campaigns.

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Carmageddon

I’m thinking of taking a little scenic tour up Sepulveda, this weekend. Should be a pleasant little jaunt. Who’s with me?

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The Dark Lord of Media

Rupert Murdoch, by all accounts, the singularly most evil global media tycoon ever to scuttle along the Earth’s surface (apologies to William Randolph Hearst) is finally getting his comeuppance.. Meanwhile, all of the little pygmy media tribes now feel safe in coming out of the woodwork to tell other stories of Murdoch abuse and deceit…

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Invincible Waterbears

Apparently, Tardigrades can not only withstand super-extreme temperatures, but can also thrive in the vacuum of space. Doesn’t the prospect of space-enduring critters provide a totally plausible alternative to evolution? I, for one, would like to welcome our new Moss Piglet Overlords and pray that they can defeat our Immortal Jellyfish tormentors.

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A Corruption of Dependency

Internet Avatar Lessig speaks not of a dependency on people, but instead, an institutional dependency on money.

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Cultural Capitalism

Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizzek argues here that acts of charity within corrupted capitalist societies do nothing but perpetuate harmful economic systems. Only the allowance of unabashed cruelty can accelerate the demise of such systems.

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