Media

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Anadrome, semordnilap and levidrome: a whimsical example of problematic information

How a heartwarming news story about an interesting linguistic phenomenon widely mislead people that there are no words to describe that spell different words when they’re reversed…

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Bharat’s Pocket Scraps Dec 3

Grizzly overpasses, alt-right scariness and more

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Bharat’s Pocket Scraps Nov 24

This shall become a weekly thing again, I decree it so. Universal Family Care As millennials have kids and Baby Boomers live longer, we need to create a new, integrated, flexible way of caring that reflects the financial and cultural realities of 21st century families. Our families deserve the care we need to live full […]

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Bharat’s Pocket Scraps 03-Nov

In which you get a sneak peak at my numbered rant system

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Bharat’s Pocket Scraps October 28

Songbirds and twitter, insects, google and more.

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Bharat’s Pocket Scraps October 13

Two weeks worth of scraps, whales, weinstein and more…

Culture

Bharat’s Pocket Scraps Sep 29

On American colonialism, racism, football and more

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Bharat’s pocket scraps Sep 22

All the charismatic mega(and not so mega)fauna news

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Bharat’s pocket scraps September 15

Google , car accidents, climate change and more

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Pocket scraps Sep 8 (ish)

The octopus story, and more…

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Bharat’s Pocket Scraps Sep 1

Spicy food, terrible Indian government decisions and more

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Bharat’s pocket scraps August 25

Birding, Margaret Atwood, so much to look forward to on Spec-Fi TV, and justice

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Bharat’s pocket scraps August 18

White Supremacy, the partition, and more

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Bharat’s Pocket Scraps August 12

The India-Pakistan partition, evo-psych douchebags and more

Media

Panels of illustrations from the Great Moon Hoax of 1835.

More nuanced theories of journalism needed

A good theory of journalism helps us understand what media are not journalistic. And, equally important, a theory helps us understand what unconventional kinds of media are journalistic…