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    http://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2017/03/dark-star-deepest-cave-climbing-uzbekistan/

    Is This the Underground Everest?

    Far beneath a remote mountain range in Uzbekistan, explorers are delving into a labyrinth that could be the world's deepest cave.    

    https://trackchanges.postlight.com/modern-javascript-for-ancient-web-developers-58e7cae050f9#.kdwj3qiql

    Modern JavaScript for Ancient Web Developers

    There’s a certain kind of old-school, backend web developer who, a long time ago, mastered things like Perl or Python or PHP or Java Server…

    • Sport
    http://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/mar/20/andre-agassi-life-after-tennis-steffi-graf

    Andre Agassi: ‘One day your entire way of life ends. It’s a kind of death’ | Donald McRae

    The former world No1 tells Donald McRae about life after tennis married to Steffi Graf, another of the sport’s biggest names: ‘If I went back in time I would probably retire sooner’

    http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/mcauley_11_16_reprint/

    Clarkesworld Magazine - Science Fiction & Fantasy

    Margaret Henderson Wu was riding a proxy by telepresence deep inside Tigris Rift when Dzu Sho summoned her. The others in her crew had given up one by one and…

    https://www.timeshighereducation.com/features/behind-bars-one-academics-experience-of-indian-prison

    Behind bars: one academic’s experience of an Indian prison

    James Tooley reflects on who helped him, who let him down and what he learned from his time in prison in Hyderabad

    https://www.aboveavalon.com/notes/2017/3/15/the-curious-state-of-apple-product-pricing

    The Curious State of Apple Product Pricing

    As Apple pushes deeper into luxury brand territory, the company is making its products more accessible through lower pricing. At $159, Apple is underpricing AirPods. The same can be said for Apple Watch, priced at $269. In just ten years, we have moved from the "Apple Tax" days, when

    http://crookedtimber.org/2017/03/16/hugo-suggestions-2017/

    Hugo Suggestions 2017

    Time again (seeing as nominations close in a couple of days), for Hugo nominations suggestions, or, more precisely, an excuse to briefly talk about books that I read in the f/sf genre last year and…