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This is a Soundcloud playlist of four really cool mixes. (can be played without creating a soundcloud account.) Each mix is a decade, for example 1972-82. It mixes songs from that era with newsreel audio of events from that time. Really really cool. Give it a listen.

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Steven Seagal Music Tour 2014 Promo

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So this promo video is…interesting.  Also, big Steve just played a show in favor of the peoples republic of donetsk http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/aug/10/steven-seagal-pro-russian-separatists-ukraine-crimea-concert

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"The corona recently collapsed in toward the black hole, with the result that the black hole’s intense gravity pulled all the light down onto its surrounding disk, where material is spiraling inward," said Michael Parker of the Institute of Astronomy in Cambridge, United Kingdom, lead author of a new paper on the findings appearing in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.
News | NASA’s NuSTAR Sees Rare Blurring of Black Hole Light | NuSTAR

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Quite recently, near-identical resumes were sent to faculty members to evaluate candidates for a lab manager position. Half were named John and half were named Jennifer [1]. Jennifer was seen as less competent, more likable, less likely to be considered worth mentoring, and offered a starting salary of $26,508 versus John’s $30,238.
XRDS: Article

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My results from a calorie calculator. Click the pic to do your own. “Extreme Fat Loss” is your bare minimum calorie intake.

My results from a calorie calculator. Click the pic to do your own. “Extreme Fat Loss” is your bare minimum calorie intake.