Gerry Canavan

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* Good news, everyone! “A typical person is more than five times as likely to die in an extinction event as in a car crash,” says a new report.

* What’s Really Killing Digital Media: The Tyranny of the Impression.

* U. of New Hampshire Concedes It Shouldn’t Have Bought $17,000 Table.

* Chicago State lays off a third of its staff.

* RiffTrax tackles The Force Awakens.

* The #Lemonade Century.

* Scientists at Marvel believe they can engineer a Netflix series even less compelling than Daredevil season two.

* The legally and ethically fraught world of post-mortem sperm donation.

* Wikipedia as bureaucracy.

Raising a Child With Grit Can Mean Letting Her Quit.

* Yale Watch: Neither retaining Calhoun nor adding Franklin makes a lick of sense.

* Elisabeth Moss to Star in Hulu Straight-to-Series Drama Handmaid’s Tale.

* Heroic time-traveling weasel shuts down Large Hadron Collider to protect the weasel future.

* “Trump is a paradox: he is really a centrist liberal, and maybe even in his economic policies closer to the Democrats, and he desperately tries to mask this. So the function of all of these dirty jokes and stupidities is to cover up that he is really a pretty ordinary, centrist politician.” Meanwhile: Susan Sarandon: I’m more afraid of Hillary’s war record than Trump’s wall.

* google rick sanchez truth

* Hawaii hiring.

* And he’s will have had always had my vote: This Candidate for President Claims He’s Traveled Through Time.

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