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Nota Bene #125: Awesome Stuff

“I left in love, in laughter, and in truth and wherever truth, love and laughter abide, I am there in spirit.” Who said it? The answer is at the end of this post. Now on to the links! … “It’s really hard to be objective and have a vagina at the same time” … “It is time for an end to Big Food” … “No Bastards May Enter the Church” … “Hypernuclei can be interpreted as the core of strange matter” … “Hey, Morrie, did you get Belle her Danish?” … “Congratulations on the promotion, Jim!” … “We’ve been so slow to realize these things” … “Somebody’s got to grab ahold of it and choke it!” … “Once these things gain the ability to move on their own, even without the virus or the bad guy dialing in from the Internet, if there is a bug in it, it can hurt you” … “DON’T GET ME STARTED ON JANITORS AND THEIR LIVES OF LUXURY!” … “It’s the first thing I think of when I wake up after having some breakfast and doing the crossword” … “This elite group of super-moochers includes Ford, eBay, Verizon, Boeing, Motorola, Honeywell, Dow Chemical, General Electric, Coca-Cola Enterprises, Prudential Financial, Capital One Financial and International Paper” … “In the basement, attic, turrets, back hallways and closets there’s an equally dizzying array of awesome stuff” … “When a 91-year-old former justice is patiently explaining to a comedian that corporations are not people, it’s clear that everything about the majority opinion has been reduced to a punch line” … “I’M SAYING NOTHING!” … “Why have they been, with a few exceptions, relegated to local news pieces replete with jokes?” … “At 20, he attempted suicide-by-jaguar“/”A story like this pretty much writes itself” … “I will barnstorm American living rooms” … “Numbers of this awesome kind / Boggle even Sagan’s mind” … “Without exception, they betray their followers” … “This was the biggest dose of heat we’ve received from a solar storm since 2005″ … “I wish there was a secret, because I’d love to hear it” … “You will find a giant android robot, a dinosaur and pink flamingos” … “I realize I might be unusual” … “What is happening on Wall Street now is even more terrifying” … “The immediacy and secrecy of drones make it easier than ever for leaders to unleash America’s military might—and harder than ever to evaluate the consequences of such clandestine attacks” … “I see everything through this tragedy” … “He created a video that is stunning” … “Someone like Ike would never make it through a Republican primary today” … “That’s how the game is played in the National Basketball Association” … This issue’s quote was from Bill Hicks … And finally, “When I look up at the night sky, I know that, yes, we are part of this universe, we are in this universe, but perhaps more important than both of those facts is that the universe is in us.” ∞

Nota Bene is S&R’s long-running (since 2007), periodic compilation of interesting blog posts, bits of news and creative works from around the Net. NB’s complete post history here. Feed your brain.

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