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Landscape astrophotography highlights stars in stunning locales

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This gorgeous vertical starscape taken near Death Valley by f1p4 is one of many examples of Reddit's landscape astrophotography group. Earthporn meets starporn! Read the rest

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"The Computer Girls," 1967 Cosmopolitan magazine article on women working with technology

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"The Computer Girls," a 1967 Cosmopolitan piece about a weird new field, programming, that was dominated by women.

[via Clive Thompson]

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satadru
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420k in 1967 is $140k in 2015 dollars. Nice.
New York, NY

Dunkin' CEO makes $10 million a year but $15 minimum wage is "absolutely outrageous"

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Dunkin' Donuts CEO Nigel Travis says it's just not fair that he makes $4800 an hour while his store employees make $15 an hour. To correct the situation, he thinks they should earn $12 an hour. Read the rest

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Save 72% On The Power Vault 18000mAh Dual USB Battery Pack

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Charge 2 USB-Compatible Devices at Once. Don't Let Your Battery Slow Life Down. Read the rest
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they say international shipping, but then DONT ship to Canada! Thanks bong boing!
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A great guide to typography

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Butterick's Practical Typography has been updated since the last time I linked to it and is always well-worth another read. The infinite-pixel screen, especially, has made "good fonts look fan­tas­tic, [while] bad fonts look worse."

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Oncoming locomotive encourages slow-moving gentleman to pick up the pace

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It looks like this fellow believed he could stop the train with the power of his mind, but at the last minute realized the train wasn't going comply with his command. He ends the performance by shaking his fist and uttering a curse at the disobedient train.

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