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Gateway Bug: How Crickets Could Hook America On Eating Insects
Matt McFarland, The Washington Post | Gateway Bug | August 20, 2014

When you’re on the frontier of food — a land full of experimentation — sometimes you have to sleep with the lights on.

Jakub Dzamba, a Ph.D. candidate at McGill’s architecture school, was experimenting with farming crickets in his Montreal apartment about a year and a half ago. He’d glued together plastic bottles into a contraption capable of storing the insects...

The Terror Behind Our Grief: What We Talk About When We Talk About Robin Williams
Peter Finocchiaro, Salon | The Terror Behind Our Grief | August 20, 2014

Our sadness about the deaths of celebrities is about a lot more than just mourning their loss...

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Alpha House, New TV Show Starring John Goodman, Films Tomorrow In Manhattan Beach, Sheepshead Bay
Ned Berke, Sheepshead Bites | Filming A.H. | August 20, 2014

Cast and crew will be taking over the street tomorrow, with filming at 296 West End Avenue from 7:00 a.m. until 2:00 a.m....

Garry Trudeau Discusses How 'Doonesbury' Helped Him With 'Alpha House'
Yvonne Villarreal, Los Angeles Times | How 'Doonesbury' Helped GBT With 'Alpha House' | July 14, 2014

"Doonesbury," the classic comic strip, has had to take a back seat as its cartoonist, Garry Trudeau, focuses on his Amazon original series, "Alpha House," but that doesn't mean the old hasn't helped inform the new.

Trudeau took part in a panel for his political satire series Saturday during the Television Critics Assn. press tour in Beverly Hills, and the Pulitzer Prize winner spoke of how "Doonesbury," which has been on hiatus since March, helped prime him for his current endeavor...

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