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I read a lot. I write a lot.
Subsequently, I think a lot about what I read & write
Now these notes are going live on the world wide web.
I like to think of it as 'plunging' the cr** out of news media, gathering facts and making occassional predictions (that are correct 97.8% of the time)

» Are you mental? Come Work here! - The Economist Online must read: IN PRAISE OF THE MISFITS...

The classified job listing for this would probably run something like this… “Are you “mental”?  PERFECT! We want you for your medically diagnosed psychosis!”  This Economist article delves into the business professions those with different psychological disorders thrive at.  The misfits may get ahead in the down economy with this intriguing and informative article.

-WEBPLUNGA Synopsis for ‘ya (Thanks to Arjan Singh of Lawyerfy.com for sending this to MRB for reading)

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“ HBR.org: Lawsuit-Protection Insurance Leads Execs to Make Poor Choices „
http://web.hbr.org/ds/061212

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Nike’s Advertisement/Viral Youtube video whose #MakeItCount campaign inspires in words as much as its concept invigorates.  Enjoy this well done attempt to woo the web from Nike.

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Nicely summarized NPR, wish you would have gone back even further than the 90s to make this even more dramatic looking… Nonetheless WEBPLUNGER hearts Infographics!

Nicely summarized NPR, wish you would have gone back even further than the 90s to make this even more dramatic looking… Nonetheless WEBPLUNGER hearts Infographics!

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Kevin Slavin: “How Algorithims Shape Our World" @TED

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» Medical Breakthroughs: Scientists figure out how to switch off peanut allergy(via @io9)

The peanut allergy is one of the eight most common types of food allergies, and the common use of peanuts in a wide range of foods makes it particularly dangerous.

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Multitasking // This is your brain on media… from Visually

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» "Temporary Marriages" Would Let Couples Opt Out After 2 Years - SLATE

Til death do us part just got a ‘get out of jail free’ card from the Mexican government, who seeks to create ‘temporary’ marriage of sorts just in case you want a bail out early into the union…. NICE.

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» Nutrition: 10 Stubborn Food Myths That Just Won't Die, Debunked by Science(via @Lifehacker)

Every other week, new research claims one food is better than another, or that some ingredient yields incredible new health benefits. Couple that with a few old wives’ tales passed down from your parents, and each time you fire up your stove or sit down to eat a healthy meal, it can be difficult…

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OK-ness is the enemy of greatness. Journalist Joshua Foer illustrates why we must step outside of our comfort zones to achieve truly remarkable things….

Joshua Foer: “Step Outside Your Comfort Zone and Observe yourself Failing

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