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Buzzfeed's viral sharing prompts a necessary stunt

A photographer is suing Buzzfeed for $3.6 million.The infringement itself is so standard for Buzzfeed as to barely be worth reporting. Kai Eiselein's photo of a soccer player was included, without his permission, in a Buzzfeed list...

June 19, 2013 — Alex Wild

Okinawa and the U.S. military, post 1945

By Lane JohnstonOkinawa has had a tumultuous history and a scattered identity throughout the twentieth century. As a Japanese territory before World War II, Okinawans did not ever fully adopted Japanese culture as their own...

June 19, 2013 — Jim Haw

Return To The Pale Blue Dot

The original pale blue dot - Earth from 3.7 billion miles away (NASA/JPL/Voyager) One of the most enduring and captivating images from our exploration of space in the late 20th century was Voyager 1's mosaic of our own solar system - a family portrait from 3.7 billion miles away...

June 19, 2013 — Caleb A. Scharf

Costanza and the Whale: Could You Make a Blowhole in One?

In between moonlighting as a fake architect and latex salesman, George Costanza was once a fake marine biologist. His story defines sitcom lore. Caught in another lie while walking the beach with a potential girlfriend, Costanza's supposed expertise was tested by a crowd gathered around a beached whale...

June 19, 2013 — Kyle Hill

What's So Hard about Research?

We are told that the students that we teach are “digital natives.” This term implies that from the time they were born, technology has played such a large part in students’ lives that they know no other way...

June 19, 2013 — Jody Passanisi and Shara Peters

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