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GEMS FROM THE INTERNET TODAY.

August 19, 2015

1. The Lost Loves of Tom Cruise

Katie Holmes, Tom Cruise

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So you’ve just seen the latest installment of Mission Impossible and has your Tom Cruise love fully restored, here’s a more personal and juicy piece about the actor’s life if you’re interested. At OhNoTheyDidn’t.

 

2. 25 Photos of Famous Authors in Uniform

Jack Kerouac

Jack Kerouac in his Columbia University football uniform, c. 1940

EH 2723P  Milan, 1918 Ernest Hemingway, American Red Cross volunteer. Portrait by Ermeni Studios, Milan, Italy. Please credit "Ernest Hemingway Photograph Collection, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston".

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Ernest Hemingway, American Red Cross volunteer. Portrait by Ermeni Studios, Milan, Italy. Please credit “Ernest Hemingway Photograph Collection, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston”.

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J.R.R. Tolkien, age 24, in army uniform, 1916

Roald Dahl

A young Roald Dahl in his St. Peter’s school uniform, 1925

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J.D. Salinger in uniform during WWII

Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut in US Army uniform between 1943 and 1945

F. Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s military portrait, 1917

See the rest right on Flavorwire.

 

3. This fun and delightful video about the benefits of good posture.

Straight up!

 

4. An article worth reading if you’re a home-based worker or is aspiring to.

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If you’re not excited about the prospects of our mobile and global economy, you’re missing out on a unique opportunity in our world’s history.

Not only are we going back to our roots as freelancers and entrepreneurs, but we are now a global race rather than merely local. Further, we are in an age of exponential change where innovation is exploding.  Read the whole piece at Observer.

 

5. As part of the global commemorations of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II,  previously unseen photos of the carnage of World War II were recently published by the history website Argunners.

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Warning: Some of images are distressing. You can find the whole article here in i09.

 

6. 6 of the wildest top secret spy missions of World War II. (A lot of awesome women on this list!)  

Agent Fifi

Agent Fifi

Spy novels are filled with over-the-top missions and unlikely operations, but some of the wildest spy stories are the real ones. Read more at WeAreTheMighty.

 

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BBC: The 100 Greatest American Films.

August 2, 2015

So the BBC Culture polled film critics around the world to determine the best American movies ever made. Some of our favorites here got included yey!

87. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (Michel Gondry, 2004)

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74. Forrest Gump (Robert Zemeckis, 1994)

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62. The Shining (Stanley Kubrick, 1980)

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61. Eyes Wide Shut (Stanley Kubrick, 1999)

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53. Grey Gardens (Albert and David Maysles, Ellen Hovde and Muffie Meyer, 1975)

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28. Pulp Fiction (Quentin Tarantino, 1994)

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