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Dan Weiss’s Morning Coffee

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Deep-sea cuddling whales will help you get through any Monday. News flash: you aren’t sleeping enough dudes. Congratulations Greg Snell on having the (official) best job in the world. This map of state name meanings is pretty cool. Here are some award winning smoke-bomb pictures for you.

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Erin Rose’s Tech Links

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Will the Libyan war mean the end of .ly startups? (No, those URLs weren’t created just for twitter.) Apple controls its app system too tightly and Android’s a mess. What’s an app developer to do? AOL, the new owner of the HuffPo, has fired its newly acquired freelance journalists. Toto, we’re not in the ’90’s […]

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Danya Glabau’s Tech Links

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Cell phones are increasingly cropping up in prisons, giving inmates the resources to organize strikes and play FarmVille. Travel websites Expedia and Orbitz are creating controversy by dropping American Airlines flights from search results. Tech bubble 2.0: Facebook is worth $50 billion… Oh wait, Apple is worth $300 billion! You can now officially say “I am rich” […]

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FADE TO ORANGE: The Theory of Receptivity and Some Thoughts on Ethan Hawke’s Face

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Call it the Theory of Receptivity. It’s the idea, often stated by young people and applied as a dismissive accusation to even marginally older people, that one’s taste in music, or film, or literature, or fine cuisine, petrifies during life’s peak of happiness or nadir of misery, at any rate during the period(s) when one […]

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FADE TO ORANGE: Famous-on-Famous/Film Links Forever

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You know, you come home from, say, a happening launch party, it’s around midnight and you’re feeling excellent, you turn on the TV so as not to consume your prophylactic course of pretzels and water in anomic silence, and see that channel 44 is about three minutes into its late nite movie, Good Will Hunting, […]

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