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Thomas Edison, Power-Napper: The Great Inventor on Sleep and Success | Brain Pickings

‘You lay down rather severe rules for one who wishes to succeed in life,’ I ventured, ‘working eighteen hours a day.’‘ Not at all,’ he said. ‘You do something all day long, don’t you? Every one does. If you get … Continue reading

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Silicon Valley . American Experience . WGBH | PBS

  Silicon Valley . American Experience . WGBH | PBS.

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A Mysterious Patch Of Light Shows Up In The North Dakota Dark : Krulwich Wonders… : NPR

While dad was in the Air Force we spent a year in Minot; I can’t imagine how much change had to occur for this comment about the fracking to be true: I lived in western North Dakota for the second … Continue reading

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Song Reader: Beck Revives the Romance of Sheet Music with 26 Illustrated Songs | Brain Pickings

Song Reader: Beck Revives the Romance of Sheet Music with 26 Illustrated Songs | Brain Pickings.

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Iconic Images from the Most Valuable Camera in the History of Photography – Entertainment – The Atlantic Wire

Iconic Images from the Most Valuable Camera in the History of Photography – Entertainment – The Atlantic Wire.

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Explore – nprfreshair: Scenes from World War II…

Explore – nprfreshair: Scenes from World War II….

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Local B-17 Bombardier Recalls ‘Wing and a Prayer’ Mission on the All American | The Waterland Blog for Des Moines, WA

“For one horrible instant he was right there – inches in front and above us. He passed over us with a distinctly audible swoosh,” over the roar of the B-17’s Wright Cyclone engines, “followed by a tremendous jar and a … Continue reading

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