Unrequired Reading: Oct. 16, 2009

It’s snowing in mid-October! Up is down! Black is white! Links are here! Just click “more”!

Self-sabotaging Higgs bosons of the future! (This was a much more interesting time-travel premise than the final issue of Planetary.)

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Regretsy: the worst of Etsy!

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NOPD = Not Our Problem, Dude

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Best. Gift. Ever.

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Ah, it’s not like anything happens in New Jersey, anyway. (Just kidding; we’re doomed.)

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Ellis Island today: “We know what life after the apocalypse will look like.”

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It’s like the basement of the Alamo!

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As sick as I’ve been the past few weeks, I’ve been very happy not to have swine flu.

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Here are a couple of encomia (Wired and PopMatters) to Stop Making Sense, the greatest concert movie ever, in honor of its 25th anniversary and Blu-Ray release.

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In closing, here’s a neat essay by Tyler Cowen about the merits of our short attention span world. I could make a joke about not having time to finish it, but I actually stuck with it to the end. Although I did check my e-mail twice while reading it.

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