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    http://www.cbc.ca/radio/asithappens/as-it-happens-tuesday-edition-1.3991263/meet-the-new-writer-for-one-of-the-world-s-biggest-fortune-cookie-makers-1.3991264

    Meet the new writer for one of the world's biggest fortune cookie makers

    As It Happens speaks to the man taking over as chief fortune cookie writer at New York's Wonton Food.

    http://www.bldgblog.com/2017/02/the-coming-amnesia/

    The Coming Amnesia

    [Image: Galaxy M101; full image credits]. In a talk delivered in Amsterdam a few years ago, science fiction writer Alastair Reynolds outlined an unnerving future scenario for the universe, somethin…

    https://theatlantic.com/health/archive/2017/02/when-evidence-says-no-but-doctors-say-yes/517368?single_page=true

    When Evidence Says No, but Doctors Say Yes

    Long after research contradicts common medical practices, patients continue to demand them and physicians continue to deliver.

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/national/united-states-of-oil/

    The United States of oil and gas

    President Donald Trump said he plans to double down on oil and gas exploration.

    • Ideas
    http://nautil.us/issue/45/power/why-these-researchers-are-drawn-to-the-worlds-edge

    Why These Researchers Are Drawn to the World’s Edge - Issue 45: Power - Nautilus

    The ice on Lake Baikal in Siberia is thick and endless, a deep blue covered with fresh powdery snow. It’s a long journey to reach…

    http://nautil.us/issue/45/power/against-willpower

    Against Willpower - Issue 45: Power - Nautilus

    Thomas1 was a highly successful and mild-mannered lawyer who was worried about his drinking. When he came to see me at my psychotherapy…

    • Numbers
    http://nautil.us/issue/45/power/this-man-is-about-to-blow-up-mathematics

    This Man Is About to Blow Up Mathematics - Issue 45: Power - Nautilus

    It is 7 o’clock in the morning and Harvey Friedman has just sent an email to an unspecified number of recipients with the subject…