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The Crockpot: A Weekly Digest 03.23.12

Writing Man 

The physics of fiction, or literature as a moral vehicle.

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Repress U and the homeland security campus, updated for the Class of 2012.

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Why thousands of Christians are giving up carbon for Lent.

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The Republican Party’s problems with geography will only get more significant.

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Absolute ultimate (Bonsai) tree houses.

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Yet another reason to stress out about stressing out.

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Something we should really start telling our unsubscribers.

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How to go from the Driver By Truckers to Of Montreal in three moves or less.

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The insider story on the Easter Bunny’s checkered (and very German) past.

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Evolution might be why we can’t agree on anything—including evolution.

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Would you let your school login to your Facebook account? In an alarming new trend, universities and employers are asking to login to students' and employees' Facebook accounts.