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The Crockpot: A Weekly Digest 03.06.12

3/6/2012 2:19:55 PM

Tags: The Crockpot, renting, celebrity redheads, orangutans, the Titanic, Masaki Batoh, hacktivism, child pornography, Las Vegas, sprawl, Fukushima Daiichi

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Don’t pity the renters.

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Gingers unite! Celebrity redheads speak up for endangered orangutans.

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A new theory asks: Did an optical illusion sink the Titanic?

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This is what your brain sounds like: experimental musician Masaki Batoh turns brainwaves into spooky music.

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Six things rich people need to stop saying, courtesy of Cracked.com.

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Comics get an official endorsement.

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Hurrah for hacktivists! Operation Darknet forces more than 40 child pornography sites offline.

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“Public service and the public imagination,” opines The Nation, “have been weaponized.”

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Watch a 40-year time lapse of Las Vegas sprawling into the surrounding desert.

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Find out how many companies are tracking your every online move with just a click.

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Radioactive chandeliers (actually made from uranium) commemorate the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster after last year’s Japan-bound tsunami.

Image by Anna Tesar, licensed under Creative Commons. 



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