Daily Archives: April 6, 2016

Download Utopia: A 17-Year-Old File-Sharing Program Is Still the Best Place to Find Obscure Music

The lifespan of software is a curious thing. Unless a program is deemed irreplaceable by an industry (like Photoshop), most die out or are succeeded by a better—or cheaper—option a few years later. Even games, outside of retro collectors’ items … Continue reading

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The ‘darker link’ between ancient human sacrifice and our modern world – The Washington Post

A new study says that ritual killings helped establish social hierarchies in ancient cultures, leading to the complex, diverse, stratified societies we have today. Source: The ‘darker link’ between ancient human sacrifice and our modern world – The Washington Post

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Dave Morton Is Quitting Everest. Maybe. (It’s Complicated.) | Outside Online

After two years of unimaginable tragedy, everyone from outfitters and Sherpas to would-be climbers and the Nepalese government is questioning the future of commercial mountaineering. And then there’s David Morton, a veteran guide who spent the past year asking: What … Continue reading

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