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Our travel guide has ways to lighten your load and maximize your comfort while you're away:

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An Iraqi officer planned Islamic State's takeover in Syria and SPIEGEL has been given exclusive access to his papers. They portray an organization that, while seemingly driven by religious fanaticism, is actually coldly calculating.

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a reminder that this was an Honest To God Real Image in the WSJ about how hard families would be hit by tax increases

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A simple tool that allows you to execute javascript in the command line as if you were in a browser. Built on-top of PhantomJS and acts as a well-behaved unix tool. #Setup gem install boojs

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Ex-Microsoft Designer Explains the Move Away from Metro: Windows Phone fans pining for the days of Metro panor...

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Neat little info graphic to teach beginners how aperture, shutter speed and ISO affect a photo

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For @FrankPasquale: My piece on using machines to improve our lives, rather than the current model of control: #TtW15

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RT @melissagira: I dug into a new startup that collects online sex work ads and sells them to law enforcement:

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O hai @choire

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When their attempts to recreate the super soldier serum failed, Hydra started trying to breed Captain America clones from his genetic samples. Unfortunately, the serum's effects aren't passed down genetically, so instead of an army of tiny Captain Americas, they get a bunch of tow-headed, asthmatic, allergic, immuno-compromised little Steves. And then the Winter Soldier stumbles across Hydra's failed experiment...

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RT @rbredow: Here’s a taste of what the room felt like:

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There is still more to the story - recent writer who quit has not told her tale. "Earlier this week, BuzzFeed launched an internal review of any posts that its editors or writers had deleted from the site since editor-in-chief Ben Smith was hired in January 2012. In an interview on Friday, and a memo sent to staff on Saturday, Smith revealed that the review has already uncovered three instances where complaints from the site’s business and advertising departments led Smith to delete posts."

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How Gordon Moore Made “Moore’s Law” via Digg https://medium.com/backchannel/how-gordon-moore-made-moore-s-law-a3e363681ff0

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RT @dcurtis: Twitter CFO Anthony Noto’s private analysis of Facebook, sent to Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel

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Regarding Chrome’s Power Efficiency on OS X:

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Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned” is the best-known line from William Congreve’s The Mourning Bride. But I’m concerned with the phrase preceding it, which…

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Interesting read: Homeless Millennials Are Transforming Hobo Culture

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In 1993, a small bank in Abbotsford, Canada hired a 23-year-old stock broker named Trent Dyrsmid. Dyrsmid was a rookie so nobody at the firm expected too much of his performance.

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via Network Front | The Guardian http://www.theguardian.com/uk

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RT @filip_woj: Vim jokes are by far the best

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By the mid-nineteenth century, coffee was central to Iceland’s sense of itself. The thing that’s striking is the coffee. I am talking here about Iceland, the…

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The Time When We’ll Be Present & Content

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