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The Crockpot: A Weekly Digest 06.23.11

6/23/2011 11:01:41 AM

Tags: The Crockpot, Billy Collins Action Poetry, food waste, Sarah Palin, Peter Jackson, The Hobbit, Smashing Pumpkins, The Byliner, media, Staff


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


Bikes are the hot prop in retail displays. 


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.


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


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


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


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.


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


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


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


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


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

Image: Screenshot from Billy Collins Action Poetry. 

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