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Post-olympic slumber for XC?

Hope not.

Am I done with hero-worshipping Jessie Diggins and Kikkan Randall? Not quite yet.

Nerdy but kind of awesome:

Following day press conference with Kikkan Randall and Jessie Diggins… 785 more words

Commentariat

It's the langrenn

No surprises:

This gold medal wasn’t a surprise- it was practiced by Randall, Diggins, and the others for years. They just needed the right opportunity. 573 more words

Commentariat

The Digital Reformation

Originally published by Wonk Bridge in October of 2016

Article and editing by Max Gorynski

We, as citizens of a world stocked with fruits of centuries of medical invention, do not have to worry about the plague any longer. 1,453 more words

Technology

Your culture on Decline: film edition.

Have you ever stood in front of a cinema complex, slack-jawed as you read the titles of the latest movies and the dreams and fantasies they promise, and thought to yourself, “I’d rather sniff nails than pay to watch any of these?” You are not alone. 2,867 more words

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On Photography and Filtering

A few weeks ago, I posted this picture on Instagram.  Immediately, my more smart-arsed friends began to chatter.  I used the hashtag #nofilter, meaning that I did not use an Instagram filter.   581 more words

Ideas

Alison O'Connor's Erratic Empathy

It’s been a trying week for Alison O’Connor, who discovered twitter is mean, a fact that should come as no surprise to anyone who has ever been on twitter. 1,164 more words

John Drennan Wrote a Book and Its Amazon Page is Beautiful

Among the strange cultists of the Sunday Independent, John Drennan was noteworthy only in the sense of resembling Milos Zeman (in terms of health, physique and intellect) after a two-year long pub-crawl, a truck full of woodbines and a stressful fifth divorce. 969 more words

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