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Meet the Jane Goodall of bears (salon.com)
submitted by drtom 30 days ago to /h/wildlife
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Walter Becker Was A Master Of Musical Understatement (npr.org)
submitted by drtom 44 days ago to /h/musicmakers
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Mowing Season (self.f8andbethere)
submitted by drtom 49 days ago to /h/f8andbethere
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Great Travel Photos (photogrist.com)
submitted by drtom 51 days ago to /h/photography
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Jerry Lewis, comedy king and master of slapstick, dies at 91 (washingtonpost.com)
submitted by drtom 59 days ago to /h/news
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Colorful Street Photography (photogrist.com)
submitted by drtom 62 days ago to /h/photography
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The Job of a White House Photographer (pbs.org)
submitted by drtom 71 days ago to /h/photography
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Vibrant Night Photography of Tokyo's Streets by Keiichiro Kinoshita (photogrist.com)
submitted by drtom 73 days ago to /h/photography
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Hurray For The Riff Raff (npr.org)
submitted by drtom 76 days ago to /h/music
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A Thinking Conservative (politico.com)
submitted by drtom 77 days ago to /h/politics
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Frank Zappa America's Moving Towards a Fascist Theocracy (youtube.com)
submitted by drtom 91 days ago to /h/musicmakers
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After Years Of Silence, Simon And Garfunkel Reunite On Stage (metaspoon.com)
submitted by drtom 133 days ago to /h/music
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Black Rock - The Infamous Stringdusters - YouTube (youtube.com)
submitted by drtom 137 days ago to /h/music
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Flowers & Stone (with story introduction) by Bettman & Halpin (youtube.com)
submitted by drtom 139 days ago to /h/music
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Capturing Love, the Brooklyn Way (nytimes.com)
submitted by drtom 141 days ago to /h/photography
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Fly away with me. (self.f8andbethere)
submitted by drtom 142 days ago to /h/f8andbethere
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Snowstorms and Bird Migration (self.wildlife)
submitted by drtom 144 days ago to /h/wildlife
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The Road to Nowhere (self.f8andbethere)
submitted by drtom 146 days ago to /h/f8andbethere
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Books I Should Have Read (self.literature)
submitted by drtom 171 days ago to /h/literature
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Gabriel García Márquez, Conjurer of Literary Magic, Dies at 87 (nytimes.com)
submitted by drtom 177 days ago to /h/literature
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J. Geils Band - Centerfold - YouTube (youtube.com)
submitted by drtom 189 days ago to /h/music
re: Live Jelly Cam - Monterey Bay Aquarium (youtu.be) submitted by kermit
drtom's reply 192 days ago

No surprise at all. The Jelly Fish exhibit in Monterey, as this video shows, is both beautiful and relaxing. Slow down for a bit and let it bring some peace into your life.

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(Dis)Connected (apa.org)
submitted by drtom 208 days ago to /h/technology
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The 2017 Underwater Photographer of the Year Contest - The Atlantic (theatlantic.com)
submitted by drtom 244 days ago to /h/photography
re: 333 Saints: A Life of Scholarship in Timbuktu — Alexandra Huddleston (alexandrahuddleston.com) submitted by djfrodo
drtom's reply 263 days ago

Powerful work, both the photography and the writing. A person could spend hours here, learning and thinking.

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Observing Nature in Colorado (eventideintherockies.wordpress.com)
submitted by drtom 268 days ago to /h/wildlife
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Dance a Little Closer - Dakota Blonde (youtube.com)
submitted by drtom 424 days ago to /h/music
re: NFL Protest (self.politics) submitted by boyfromnyc
drtom's reply 6 days ago

There are so many things to respond to here. The NFL has long wrapped itself in the American flag yet blithely violates one of the rules for its display by holding it horizontally in every stadium on opening day. But that is another issue.

The basic questions seem to be: Is there racial injustice in America? Is there racially motivated police brutality in America? Do black athletes have the right to protest? Do young men who make millions of dollars by "playing a game" have the right to protest? The answer to all of these should be, "Yes".

Is taking a knee during the playing of the National Anthem showing disrespect for the flag and the country? The answer probably depends on what you believe America and the flag should represent and whether it actually does.

Are there other platforms that the protests could take? Sure. Would they be as visible and get the same amount of attention? I doubt it. Would they upset as many people as they have? Probably not. Would they achieve anything meaningful? Who knows?

Perhaps football players, football fans and all the rest of Americans should be asking the real questions that spurred the protests in the first place. Maybe then America can get on with playing a game.

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The Village Voice (nytimes.com)
submitted by drtom 32 days ago to /h/news
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Hal Willner’s Vanishing, Weird New York - The New York Times (nytimes.com)
submitted by drtom 32 days ago to /h/musicmakers
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iPhone Award Winners (photogrist.com)
submitted by drtom 50 days ago to /h/photography
re: A Batter at the Plate (self.f8andbethere) submitted by djfrodo
drtom's reply 50 days ago

Nice shot.

re: Sunset over O'AHU. (self.f8andbethere) submitted by tderby
drtom's reply 54 days ago

Love the colors.

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Paris Store Fronts (photogrist.com)
submitted by drtom 54 days ago to /h/photography
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The beautiful art of "This Land" (washingtonpost.com)
submitted by drtom 60 days ago to /h/photography
re: Tiles for America (self.f8andbethere) submitted by djfrodo
drtom's reply 61 days ago

Nicely done. It arouses my curiosity about many questions.

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Glen Campbell moves on down the line. (washingtonpost.com)
submitted by drtom 71 days ago to /h/musicmakers
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Godzilla R.I.P. (npr.org)
submitted by drtom 71 days ago to /h/movies
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Architectural Photography (photogrist.com)
submitted by drtom 71 days ago to /h/photography
re: Lissie - Kid Cudi live cover - Pursuit Of Happiness (youtube.com) submitted by djfrodo
drtom's reply 71 days ago

Very nice - worth more than one listen.

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Get Back! (search.aol.com)
submitted by drtom 74 days ago to /h/music
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Goodbye, Jeanne Moreau (economictimes.indiatimes.com)
submitted by drtom 78 days ago to /h/movies
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Shoot Your Cat (lightstalking.com)
submitted by drtom 81 days ago to /h/photography
re: Smash Mouth - Pacific Coast Party (youtube.com) submitted by djfrodo
drtom's reply 85 days ago

I watched this twice - once to see the video and a second time on phones with my eyes closed - not exactly my style of music but I liked it better the second time around.

re: Sen. John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer (washingtonpost.com) submitted by lyndonb
drtom's reply 91 days ago

So sorry to hear this for anyone. Good Luck, John.

re: Their Names - Burning Star (vimeo.com) submitted by djfrodo
drtom's reply 92 days ago

For me the real test of good music is to listen to it as opposed to being led astray by a music video. Try "watching/hearing" this one with your eyes closed and then decide.

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Why do they even play the game? (washingtonpost.com)
submitted by drtom 110 days ago to /h/sports
re: Stanley Kubrick Talks About Growing up & Learning Photography (youtube.com) submitted by djfrodo
drtom's reply 112 days ago

This has already been said, but I wish it were longer. I'd love to hear how it led him to what he eventually created in his works.