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Supreme Courting the law / Surveying the political cashscape / David Petraeus’s fracking fieldtrip / PLUS: Fishing on the Ukraine border, Sex and work and sexwork, and biting the invisible hand.
URL Labs’ Website Of The Week http://emlid.com What should you do with your Raspberry Pi? Why, turn it into a autopilot with image recognition capabilities, of course!
Interviews so good, Chuck got sick so we could play them twice.
URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://codepen.io/ Codepen is a fun and inspirational collection of code snippets that you can borrow or play with in real time.
Syria’s last battle / Neoliberalism’s undefeated streak / Chicago’s weed future / PLUS: Nordic innovation and the outcast’s guide to social bonds.
Down the TIF drain / Life in inner-city lockdown / Behind the CIA’s Guantanamo “suicides” / PLUS: Fast food strikes go global and the real tragedy at the 9/11 museum.
URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://animatedknots.com “Better to know a knot and not need it, than need a knot and not know it.”
Sex work as work / Cold War by consensus / Memories of the Beat / PLUS: Hungary election update, indigenous women vs World Bank, and GoyimFM
URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://www.tylervigen.com The home of Spurious Correlations, a rather popular site at the moment it seems, but still fun enough to mention here as well. I think this correlation may be my favorite. Thanks to Elvis for the heads up.
Oil industry secrets / How not to sell democracy / Mass extinction number 6 / PLUS: Irish for troubles, Italian for beer and Apocalypse soonish.
URL Labs’ Website Of The Week: http://noetic.org From the website: “For centuries, philosophers from Plato forward have used the term noetic to refer to experiences that pioneering psychologist William James (1902) described as: …states of insight into depths of truth unplumbed by the discursive intellect. They are illuminations, revelations, full of significance and importance, all inarticulate Read more
Priced out of political power / Un-Occupy Afghanistan / Palestine Everywhere / PLUS: Sewol survey, Canada’s federalism battle and owning Donald Sterling.