Sunday, January 16, 2022

Watch "What if you left an apple in water for 200 days?" on YouTube

Watch "Be My Baby/The Ronettes [Music Box]" on YouTube

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The Guardian: Royal or otherwise, sex abuse stories have a grim familiarity in the wielding of male power


Royal or otherwise, sex abuse stories have a grim familiarity in the wielding of male power
The absurdities of a constitutional monarchy can wait for another day. Let's focus on Virginia Giuffre's lawsuit against Prince Andrew

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The New Yorker: Sunday Reading: Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.


Sunday Reading: Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.
The commemoration of the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., comes just as the Senate, and the entire country, is embroiled in a battle over voting rights. Once more, ballot access is in peril, with members of racial minorities disproportionately affected. The future of the country as a multiracial democracy depends on this battle, one initiated long before Dr. King, but one that seemed to reach some measure of resolution under his leadership in the mid-sixties.

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Rolling Stone: Trump Plays the Hits and They Still Suck


Trump Plays the Hits and They Still Suck
Boasting about crowd size and spreading election lies, the former (and inept) president treats an Arizona rally crowd to more of the same

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Saturday, January 15, 2022

How Carlson Lied To Whitewash Oath Keepers’ Armed Conspiracy - National Memo

How Carlson Lied To Whitewash Oath Keepers' Armed Conspiracy - National Memo


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Poetry Super Highway Exposing Poetry to as Many People As Possible

Poetry Super Highway Exposing Poetry to as Many People As Possible


https://www.poetrysuperhighway.com/psh/

Poor People's Campaign Readies 'Massive, Nonviolent' Effort to Save Democracy

Poor People's Campaign Readies 'Massive, Nonviolent' Effort to Save Democracy


https://www.commondreams.org/news/2022/01/15/poor-peoples-campaign-readies-massive-nonviolent-effort-save-democracy

ABC News: States move to protect abortion rights in face of challenge at Supreme Court


States move to protect abortion rights in face of challenge at Supreme Court
New Jersey codified the right to an abortion into state law this week.

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Rolling Stone: Oath Keeper Who Allegedly Said 'Hang the Traitors' Tells Tucker Carlson New Jan. 6 Charges Are 'Good vs. Evil'


Oath Keeper Who Allegedly Said 'Hang the Traitors' Tells Tucker Carlson New Jan. 6 Charges Are 'Good vs. Evil'
Thomas Caldwell claims he is completely innocent despite Thursday indictment alleging he helped plot to "oppose the lawful transfer of presidential power by force"

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The Daily Beast: Unvaxxed Lunch Lady Wants You to See Her COVID Death Spiral


Unvaxxed Lunch Lady Wants You to See Her COVID Death Spiral
The 56-year-old mom spent weeks on a ventilator and was thought to be at death's door. She wants everyone to see what it's like to be on the brink—so they can avoid it.

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Friday, January 14, 2022

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People: 'Baby Shark' Becomes First Video in History to Reach 10 Billion Views on YouTube


'Baby Shark' Becomes First Video in History to Reach 10 Billion Views on YouTube
Pinkfong's "Baby Shark" video expanded its lead as the most-viewed video on YouTube

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Watch "I Love To Singa- Owl" on YouTube

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Watch "Bobby Cannavale talks about his debut on Boardwalk Empire with Brad Blanks" on YouTube

Watch "THE GREAT GABBO- (1929) Erich von Stroheim, Betty Compson, Donald Douglas" on YouTube

Watch "THE LAST PERFORMANCE- (1929) Conrad Veidt, Mary Philbin, Leslie Fenton" on YouTube

January 13, 2022 - by Heather Cox Richardson

https://heathercoxrichardson.substack.com/p/january-13-2022


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The Rude Pundit: Covid Tests, Sick Leave, and More: This Country Has Lost Its Ability to Give a Shit About You

https://rudepundit.blogspot.com/2022/01/covid-tests-sick-leave-and-more-this.html


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Wednesday, January 12, 2022

People: Ronnie Spector of the Ronettes Dead at 78: 'Lived Her Life with a Twinkle in Her Eye'


Ronnie Spector of the Ronettes Dead at 78: 'Lived Her Life with a Twinkle in Her Eye'
Ronnie Spector sang on classics such as "Be My Baby" and "Walking in the Rain"

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Watch "The Mary Trump Show - Ep. 6 - Malcolm Nance" on YouTube

Watch "Top 10 Scariest Banned Horror Movies" on YouTube

Rolling Stone: 'A Menace to Public Health': Doctors Demand Spotify Puts an End to Covid Lies on 'Joe Rogan Experience'


'A Menace to Public Health': Doctors Demand Spotify Puts an End to Covid Lies on 'Joe Rogan Experience'
Unlike many platforms, Spotify doesn't have a clear policy prohibiting misinformation. 270 physicians and scientists are hoping to change that

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CNN Politics: Analysis: The 20 most outlandish lines from Donald Trump's NPR interview


Analysis: The 20 most outlandish lines from Donald Trump's NPR interview
Donald Trump is nothing if not unpredictable. On Tuesday, he did a phone interview with National Public Radio, which has to be one of the unlikeliest media-politician pairings in quite a while.

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Prevention: What You Need to Know About Croup and COVID-19


What You Need to Know About Croup and COVID-19
As COVID-19 cases increase, pediatricians are seeing more cases of upper airway infection.

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My wife had long Covid and killed herself. We must help others who are suffering - The Guardian

My wife had long Covid and killed herself. We must help others who are suffering - The Guardian


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The Nonprofit College That Spends More on Marketing Than Financial Aid — ProPublica

The Nonprofit College That Spends More on Marketing Than Financial Aid — ProPublica


https://www.propublica.org/article/the-nonprofit-college-that-spends-more-on-marketing-than-financial-aid

The forgotten medieval habit of 'two sleeps' - BBC Future

https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20220107-the-lost-medieval-habit-of-biphasic-sleep


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January 11, 2022 - by Heather Cox Richardson

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Tuesday, January 11, 2022

The Daily Beast: Anti-Vaxxers Won’t Stop Harassing Nurse They’re Convinced Is Dead


Anti-Vaxxers Won't Stop Harassing Nurse They're Convinced Is Dead
Tiffany Dover fainted after getting the COVID vaccine on TV. Then the insanity started.

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The Wall Street Journal: Canadian Province of Quebec Says Tax Coming for Unvaccinated


Canadian Province of Quebec Says Tax Coming for Unvaccinated
Quebec premier says those without Covid-19 vaccines are burdening healthcare system; 'We have to go further'

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CNN Politics: Top Republicans stand up for Rounds after Trump's attack: He 'told the truth'


Top Republicans stand up for Rounds after Trump's attack: He 'told the truth'
Senior Republicans are closing ranks behind Sen. Mike Rounds after he endured a scathing attack from former President Donald Trump for acknowledging the reality that President Joe Biden won the 2020 election.

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Prevention: New Study Finds Children Are up to 2.5 Times More Likely to Develop Diabetes After COVID-19 Infection


New Study Finds Children Are up to 2.5 Times More Likely to Develop Diabetes After COVID-19 Infection
Just as cases and hospitalizations among kids are skyrocketing due to Omicron.

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Esquire: The Filibuster Is Made-Up and Stupid, and So Is the Made-Up, Stupid History to Justify It


The Filibuster Is Made-Up and Stupid, and So Is the Made-Up, Stupid History to Justify It
The mechanism allows senators to block a bill without voting against it, which makes it a mechanism to avoid democratic accountability.

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Esquire: If Joe Biden Wants a Federal Voting-Rights Bill, What Is He Doing in Georgia?


If Joe Biden Wants a Federal Voting-Rights Bill, What Is He Doing in Georgia?
The folks down there are not interested in another speech, and they're not fooling around.

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The Daily Beast: Hero Rat Who Sniffed Out 100 Landmines Dies Peacefully at Age 8


Hero Rat Who Sniffed Out 100 Landmines Dies Peacefully at Age 8
Magawa the rat spent five years in Cambodia clearing more than 1,500,000 sq ft of land.

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The Guardian: Why is so little known about the 1930s coup attempt against FDR?


Why is so little known about the 1930s coup attempt against FDR?
Business leaders like JP Morgan and Irénée du Pont were accused by a retired major general of plotting to install a fascist dictator

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HuffPost: I Joined A Far-Right Group Of Moms. What I Witnessed Was Frightening.


I Joined A Far-Right Group Of Moms. What I Witnessed Was Frightening.
"I caught a gleam in the woman's eye I didn't like. Was there some flirtation with insurrection being suggested here?"

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Disturbing details surface of Michigan Republican's alleged sexual abuse of sister-in-law - Raw Story - Celebrating 17 Years of Independent Journalism

Disturbing details surface of Michigan Republican's alleged sexual abuse of sister-in-law - Raw Story - Celebrating 17 Years of Independent Journalism


https://www.rawstory.com/disturbing-details-surface-of-michigan-republican-s-alleged-abuse-of-sister-in-law/

Watch "Why JACOB'S LADDER Nearly Broke Me" on YouTube

Watch "Jack Benny, Fred Allen, &... Eddie Cantor :) 1953" on YouTube

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Watch "The Jack Benny Program - Christmas Shopping (1960)" on YouTube

Watch "Beyond Oak Island: SHOCKING REMNANTS of Challenger Disaster Found (Season 2)" on YouTube

Watch "Emmett Till's Funeral | The Murder of Emmett Till | American Experience | PBS" on YouTube

Watch "Nucky & the Boardwalk Empire" on YouTube

Watch "TWO DUMB OL BOYS DEBATE VIAGRA OR URINE THERAPY FOR COVID" on YouTube

Brain Pickings: What Happens When We Die


What Happens When We Die
"How can a creature who will certainly die have an understanding of things that will exist forever?" When my atheist engineer grandfather died, my atheist engineer grandmother leaned over the body in the hospice bed that had contained half a century of shared life and love, cradled the cranium in which his stubborn and sensitive mind had dwelt, and whispered into the halogen-lit ether: "Where did you go, my darling?" Whatever our beliefs, these sensemaking playthings of the mind, when the moment

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January 10, 2022 - by Heather Cox Richardson

January 10, 2022 - by Heather Cox Richardson


https://heathercoxrichardson.substack.com/p/january-10-2022

Monday, January 10, 2022

Here's the Racism and Cruelty Fox News Rewarded When It Promoted Jesse Watters - Rolling Stone

Here's the Racism and Cruelty Fox News Rewarded When It Promoted Jesse Watters - Rolling Stone


https://apple.news/Atkle0ZtpTi6cuYaPgYqzMQ

What Classic Arcade Games Look Like in Slow Motion

What Classic Arcade Games Look Like in Slow Motion


https://laughingsquid.com/classic-arcade-games-in-slow-motion/

ProPublica’s Year in Visual Journalism — ProPublica

ProPublica's Year in Visual Journalism — ProPublica


https://www.propublica.org/article/2021-year-in-visual-journalism

Esquire: This Is the Inside Game That Trump's People Played While Trying to Subvert the Election


This Is the Inside Game That Trump's People Played While Trying to Subvert the Election
The farther they got from the White House, the more public officers with integrity they ran into.

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Opinion | How do we know Trump’s election fraud claims are bogus? Pennsylvania. - The Washington Post

Opinion | How do we know Trump's election fraud claims are bogus? Pennsylvania. - The Washington Post


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Manchin's Coal Corruption Is So Much Worse Than You Knew - Rolling Stone

Manchin's Coal Corruption Is So Much Worse Than You Knew - Rolling Stone


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Watch "Da Vinci Code: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (Web Exclusive)" on YouTube

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Watch rare footage of blues icon Sister Rosetta Tharpe

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Watch rare footage of blues icon Sister Rosetta Tharpe

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Flecks of Blue on Old Teeth Reveal a Medieval Surprise

January 9, 2022 - by Heather Cox Richardson

January 9, 2022 - by Heather Cox Richardson


https://heathercoxrichardson.substack.com/p/january-9-2022