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The Crockpot: A Weekly Digest 02.24.11

2/24/2011 9:54:54 AM

Tags: Michele Bachmann, Thom Yorke, Sarah Palin, Defense of Marriage Act, DOMA, Christchurch, forclosure, media

Utne Reader Red LogoWho could possibly be opposed to the promotion of breastfeeding? Sarah Palin and Michele Bachmann, of course.


Has Radiohead’s Thom Yorke made the most mashable video ever?


Feel like some light reading, literally? At featherproof books, you can download free mini-books and bind them yourself, following the provided origami instructions.


The rumble of the garbage truck is an audio reminder of how much we throw away each week. Read how one family lives a zero-waste lifestyle.


The Obama administration's decision not to defend the Defense of Marriage Act may have far-reaching implications.


Talk about breaking a story: The New York Times reported on melting polar ice caps in 1881.


A 6.3 magnitude earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand, rattled the city’s churches, infrastructure, and glaciers to the ground on Tuesday. The Atlantic’s In Focus photo-blog documents the devastation.


Upset with your bank? Maybe you should follow this Philadelphia homeowner’s lead and foreclose on it.

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