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Commonplace Reading - Issue #12

Well, hello again. Apologies for the near-three month break.  In case you've forgotten what this e-ma
Commonplace Reading - Issue #12
By Adam Tinworth • Issue #12 • View online
Well, hello again. Apologies for the near-three month break. 
In case you’ve forgotten what this e-mail is about, it’s a weekly dose of good, interesting or provoking reading from around the interwebs. It’s not about the practice of journalism - as my blog is. It’s about the fruits of journalism.  
This is an even more temporally diverse set of links than normal - some of them have been sitting in my queue for months. But I guarantee that every one is worth is still worth your time - it doesn’t alway have to be news, just new to you

Journalism and creativity
How The New York Times used its archives to make the past a (virtual) reality
A Look Back At The World's Sexiest Job: Confessions of a 1970s Car Journalist
Why Excessive Consumption Limits your Creativity
Pop Psychology
Legendary Rock Climber Alex Honnold Gets Put Into an MRI, and the Results Are Surprising
Intellectuals are Freaks
Tech notes
I created Godwin's Law in 1990, but it wasn't a prediction - it was a warning
Smartphones won’t make your kids dumb. We think.
And Finally…
Did Jesus Have a Wife?
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