Morning Cup of Links: Contagious Loneliness

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A study of the data from the Framingham Heart Study leads researchers to believe that loneliness spreads through social networks like a virus. The tendency to be a loner may be less of a character trait and more of a "state such as hunger".
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Socks, stockings, and hose in the Middle Ages. Fashion (and warmth) was just as complicated then as it is now.
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Only a (relatively) few understood and used the Internet in 1993. I certainly don't miss reading ascii text on a dark background!
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A recording artist shares his royalty payment with us. In doing so, we get a peek into how record companies work with musical artists. (via Metafilter)
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6 Mental Illness Myths Hollywood Wants You to Believe. Mainly because they make plot construction really easy, if a bit trite. (via Gorilla Mask)
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A 3-minute documentary about the Beatles made 1,000 years in the future. After this, you have to wonder our history documentaries are any more accurate.
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The New Shapes of Garden Produce. The next time someone finds a gourd or a root shaped like a human, you'll know how they did it.

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December 2, 2009 - 11:06pm
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