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The Coffee Shop – The Peter Principle: the scientific reason everything is a bit s**t

The Coffee Shop is an open thread-style discussion forum for human interest news of the day. From Delve: We live in times of seemingly unending progress – and yet somehow things still always go wrong: trains are late, broadband speeds … Continue reading

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The Coffee Shop – Campaign Art

The Coffee Shop is an open thread-style discussion forum for human interest news of the day. From Slate: When Barack Obama ran for president in 2008, an art piece by Shepard Fairy became synonymous with his campaign. Campaign art isn’t … Continue reading

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The Coffee Shop – The Octographer

The Coffee Shop is an open thread-style discussion forum for human interest news of the day. From Sony New Zealand: I think she is laughing at us. 🙂 —oooOooo– This is an open thread. There are several hosts, each host … Continue reading

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The Coffee Shop – Couch Commander

The Coffee Shop is an open thread-style discussion forum for human interest news of the day. From The White House:  “At his last White House Correspondents’ Dinner, President Obama shares an inside look into his plans after the Presidency.” —oooOooo– … Continue reading

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Morning Open Thread – Flamingo Flamenco

Morning Open Thread is an open discussion forum for human interest news of the day. Sorry about that, there will be no “human interest news” today, instead the topic is for the birds.  😉 From BBC Earth:  “There are six … Continue reading

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Morning Open Thread – “The Old New World” Photo-based Animation Project

Morning Open Thread is an open discussion forum for human interest news of the day. From seccovan, “travel back in time with a little steampunk time machine.” Stills and behind the scenes —oooOooo– This is a daily open thread. There … Continue reading

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Morning Open Thread – First performance in 1000 years

Morning Open Thread is an open discussion forum for human interest news of the day. From Cambridge University: First performance in 1,000 years: ‘lost’ songs from the Middle Ages are brought back to life. An ancient song repertory will be … Continue reading

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Morning Open Thread – Claudette Colvin: The Original Rosa Parks

Morning Open Thread is an open discussion forum for human interest news of the day. From Great Big Story:  “Around the same time Rosa Parks famously protested segregation by refusing to give up her bus seat to a white passenger, … Continue reading

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Morning Open Thread – Verbatim: Follow the Chicken

Morning Open Thread is an open discussion forum for human interest news of the day, hobby and fun things, what you did on your vacation, and your local weather phenomena. From The New York Times: In this dramatization of transcripts … Continue reading

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Morning Open Thread – Officer Clemmons and Mister Rogers

Morning Open Thread is an open discussion forum for human interest news of the day, hobby and fun things, what you did on your vacation, and your local weather phenomena. There will be several hosts, each host being responsible for … Continue reading

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