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The Crockpot: A Weekly Digest 06.23.11

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Animators bring poetry to life at the Billy Collins Action Poetry project.

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Bikes are the hot prop in retail displays. 

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Say what you want about Sarah Palin’s vocabulary, but your assumptions about her use of language are about to be refudiated: Mama Grizzly’s recently released e-mail correspondence proves she’s a remarkably lucid prose writer.

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Summer is here, and so are daring girls on longboards.

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Peter Jackson shares the first images from his Lord of the Rings prequels, the two-part adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's Hobbit.

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How’s that CSA box coming along? Good gives us 10 ways to reduce food waste.

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Have you ever wondered what happened to the baby on the cover of Nirvana’s Nevermind album or the twins on Smashing Pumpkins’ Siamese Dreams? Wonder no more.

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It’s gettin’ real in the Whole Foods parking lot

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The third “Everything is a Remix” video has been released, and this time it tackles creativity and technological innovation.

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A notable headline from Miller-McCune: “’Gaydar’ accuracy varies with women’s fertility cycle.

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The Byliner is a new online aggregator for long-form writing.

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The planet’s health and human health are inextricably linked, says a pioneering doctor.

Image: Screenshot from Billy Collins Action Poetry.