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".
Socks, stockings, and hose in the Middle Ages. Fashion (and warmth) was just as complicated then as it is now.
Only a (relatively) few understood and used the Internet in 1993. I certainly don't miss reading ascii text on a dark background!
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)
6 Mental Illness Myths Hollywood Wants You to Believe. Mainly because they make plot construction really easy, if a bit trite. (via Gorilla Mask)
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.
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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