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The Death of Adulthood in American Culture - NYTimes.com
        
        A great and provocative essay: “…nobody knows how to be a grown-up anymore. Adulthood as we have known it has become conceptually untenable”


    
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More millennials read a book last year than older Americans, proving the Internet hasn’t ruined everything | PandoDaily

Hope: More millennials read a book last year than older Americans, proving the Internet hasn’t ruined everything

Why I hate planners — Medium

On being the most clever planner vs the most useful:

Amazingly good: RT @newsycombinator: The American Room https://medium.com/message/the-american-room-3fce9b2b98c5
Your ‘Craft’ Whiskey Is Probably From a Factory Distillery in Indiana - The Daily BeastYour ‘Craft’ Rye Whiskey Is Probably From a Factory Distillery in Indiana
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The Story of Colorado’s DIY Skater Tattoo Parlor  | VICE United States"why would you want a fancy tattoo when you could have a shitty ghetto tattoo?"
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Cool. If you’re in the Boston / NYC area, you should check this place out: RT @carlycarioli In this 900-acre Massachusetts forest, you can kayak through the trees http://ow.ly/zBIab #berkshires #westernma
How I Built a Physical Product and Mobile Game Without CodeBuilding a mobile game without code. I admire the ingenuity of @LenKendall.
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Does Poetry Matter? - Room for Debate - NYTimes.comDoes Poetry Matter? I would very much like to say yes. Those able to express the complex and/or sublime succinctly (or at all, for that matter) are sorely needed in greater numbers than ever before, as evidenced by my inbox and my Twitter and Facebook feeds. If the inimitable Paul Muldoon is able to take the time to weigh in on the subject, won’t you as well? What do you think?
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Does Poetry Matter? - Room for Debate - NYTimes.com

Does Poetry Matter? I would very much like to say yes. Those able to express the complex and/or sublime succinctly (or at all, for that matter) are sorely needed in greater numbers than ever before, as evidenced by my inbox and my Twitter and Facebook feeds. If the inimitable Paul Muldoon is able to take the time to weigh in on the subject, won’t you as well? What do you think?

(via Does Poetry Matter? - Room for Debate - NYTimes.com)

"targeted content now is rarely for your benefit" http://venturebeat.com/2014/04/30/no-data-no-personalization/

A clever way to make an online catalog using Instagram http://mashable.com/2014/06/30/ikea-instagram-website/?utm_cid=mash-com-fb-main-link

The fabled “Buy Now” button, coming soon to a tweet near you: http://recode.net/2014/06/30/buy-now-buttons-start-appearing-in-tweets-is-twitter-shopping-finally-here/
How A Seemingly Impossible Game Is Possible"People don’t really make custom games or custom technology. They make what they can make easily within Unity. Game designers are actually hampered by that, I think."
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Luxembourg Approves Same-Sex Marriage BillHooray for Lux! “Luxembourg Approves Same-Sex Marriage Bill”
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