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Weekend Links: Sorkinisms

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Whether you loved or loathed Aaron Sorkin's new HBO show Newsroom, there is no denying that the art of the Sorkinism is alive and well. Check out this supercut to see how he reuses dialogue throughout his various projects (though to be fair, it's pretty great dialogue).
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A very cool project - graphing the history of philosophy. I like how it creates a kind of tree, with the big guns in the center. It's also a great way to discover some lesser known thinkers whose writing may jibe with some of your favorites.
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When cats look at pictures of cats, do they know they're looking at pictures of cats?
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Somehow I found a link that sneaks you directly into Level 3 of this Europe map game. I'm not sure I would have qualified for it otherwise. How far did you get?
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If your cats need some special space that won't look horrid with the rest of your decor, this magnificent Modular Cat Climbing Wall might be a cool place to start.
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Ever heard of Shavarsh Karapetyan? You should - he's an amazing athlete and more importantly, a class human being and true hero.
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Brush up on your knowledge of string theory by watching The Elegant Universe with Brian Greene online via PBS.org.  
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Need more to watch online? Mashable describes how to watch 3,500 hours of online NBC coverage for the 2012 Olympics.  
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Many things are said about Proust but … that he's funny? An unusual take on the novelist. Also, that first excerpt reads to me like an eloquent version of what you'll find some fangirls saying on Tumblr about their celeb crushes …! Words change, sentiment doesn't.
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For fact lovers, these Quick Facts provided by the US Census page are a great reference.
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Stay tuned - more links tomorrow! And from inside the dreaded heat dome over Georgia and much the U.S., I hope everyone is staying cool this weekend if you can. While you're inside, browse online and send me what you find - FlossyLinks@gmail.com

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A Hamilton-Themed Cookbook is Coming
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Fans of Broadway hit Hamilton will soon be able to dine like the Founding Fathers: As Eater reports, a new Alexander Hamilton-inspired cookbook is slated for release in fall 2017.

Cover art for Laura Kumin's forthcoming cookbook
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Called The Hamilton Cookbook: Cooking, Eating, and Entertaining in Hamilton’s World, the recipe collection by author Laura Kumin “takes you into Hamilton’s home and to his table, with historical information, recipes, and tips on how you can prepare food and serve the food that our founding fathers enjoyed in their day,” according to the Amazon description. It also recounts Hamilton’s favorite dishes, how he enjoyed them, and which ingredients were used.

Recipes included are cauliflower florets two ways, fried sausages and apples, gingerbread cake, and apple pie. (Cue the "young, scrappy, and hungry" references.) The cookbook’s official release is on November 21—but until then, you can stave off your appetite for all things Hamilton-related by downloading the musical’s new app.

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