John Tayman

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University of Tulsa acquires a print of the first known photograph of a tornado, from 1896:
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Book buying tips from Thomas Pynchon, Edward Albee, Joseph Heller, and Isaac Singer:
Life's Mysteries: How did I end up with two identical copies of The Red Badge of Courage?
Today in 1959 @NASA unveiled the Mercury Astronauts: Only Carpenter got the stylin’ memo.
Viking Wars. (@HanSolex has one trick but seems to do it well.)
Wes Anderson just optioned this store:
“I avoid books with jacket images that include a barn door, partially opened, in the distance.” Solid advice.
“Store manager credits bacon for surviving car crash” Local news never ceases to amaze.
Trivia-ists take note. The very first fantasy baseball team was the @okrent Fenokees: (via @NewYorker )
The teaser video for @chr1sa and @3DRobotics new drone is all kinds of wonderful:
A.I. comes to web design: Now I can make my @xdotai bot my PM, and retire.
Big grin for @3DRobotics's new product teaser: And yes, Jeevan confirms: real baboons. @zoinkit #iMustGetOne
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Here's the thing, Rick—do you want Jessie's girl, or just a woman like that? Because there's a pretty big difference.
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I can’t believe @notatumour isn’t all over that @VanityFair Brian Williams story.…
.@NASA plans to deal with space deaths by freeze-drying & powder-fying the corpse: Like Tang.
Can we all agree that there's no longer anything newsworthy about a crowdfunding effort exceeding its goal, and then move on with our lives?
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The origin of allergies: Spoiler: they’re alarm systems.
Kobo won’t release an ereader with a color screen until authors “start writing novels in color” @mtamblyn is funny.
German fishermen found a 101-yr-old message in a bottle, the world’s oldest:
Police In India Get Drones Armed With Pepper Spray: What could possibly go wrong?
So @vulture hired a physicist to fact-check Furious 7’s skyscraper jump: Verdict? It’s doable.
“You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.”
This is huge: An autonomous car just drove across America
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Wonderful. RT @CBSNews: Spiders run faster in warm weather, study finds
A behind-the-scenes look at Amazon's new Dash Button ordering system.
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A composite view of recent Boston weather.
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Via @guardian: “Why hasn’t America embraced Easter’s chocolate and alcohol binge?” Ahem:
So, men should name their emotions but not use emoji Thanks @nytimes!
Swap artists/labels with authors/publishers in this @stratechery post, and it’s a great breakdown of the book biz:
Interesting look at *longtrepreneurial* thinking, in which expansion and acquisition are not primary goals:
.@Twitter introduces subsidized housing for employees. (Via
RT @cnnbrk: Man rescued after 66 days at sea. Caught fish by hand, drank rain water.
Crazy. Last year, semiconductor production facilities made *250 billion billion* transistors:
Wish they'd named the @ExMachinaMovie bot Amy rather than Ava, if only to make my @xdotai interactions more surreal.
Cool 1931 NBC document discussing what radio with pictures should be called. Kinemaradio? Cinemacasts? Ravisio?
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Japanese Fairy Tales Series, Vol. 11. I kinda want all volumes now.
“People tend to be most creative and most fearless when they’re deliriously tired.” (via @WIRED, @SNLorneMichaels)
If you ask me, coffee just tastes better when you're drinking it over treasures of Western civilization.
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So hungry is the world for higher education that enrolment is rising faster than car purchases
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If it's called the "sharing economy" why do I still have to pay? (Brownstone Thoughts, Edward Hopper, c. 1956)
.@BuzzFeed just discovered the pullquote.
Albert Einstein was a gig worker:
It has begun: (And I'm off the internet for April 1st. God speed everyone!)
Fun to see reporters ready their coverage of @tidalhifi this week.
About the @nytimes “one-sentence stories” app for #AppleWatch. Couldn’t they just tweet them?
Wine scores killed the Sommelier: (via @Eater and @rsvnapa)
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