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[1]The Browser
    Links:
      1. http://thebrowser.com

[5]Stop Coddling The Super-Rich
    Links:
      5. http://b.rw/nf4Fjn

Warren Buffett | NYT | 14 August 2011

America's second-richest man attacks fiscal perversity. "While the poor and
  middle class fight for us in Afghanistan, and while most Americans struggle
  to make ends meet, we mega-rich continue to get our extraordinary tax
  breaks" [6]Comments
    Links:
      6. http://thebrowser.com/articles/stop-coddling-super-rich

[7]The Prettiest Boy in the World
    Links:
      7. http://b.rw/nYclC5

Alex Morris | New York | 14 August 2011

Andrej Pejic was an aspiring model whose androgyny made it difficult for him
  to find an agent. Then French _Vogue_ dressed him as a woman for a shoot.
  Now he works both sides of the runway, to startling effect [8]Comments
    Links:
      8. http://thebrowser.com/articles/prettiest-boy-world

[9]Better (And More) Social Bonuses
    Links:
      9. http://b.rw/r01258

Dan Ariely | Dan Ariely | 15 August 2011

What is the relationship between pay, motivation and performance? We assume
  (or bankers tell us) that more money is more motivating. But research
  suggests another form of "payment" can be much more effective [10]Comments
    Links:
      10. http://thebrowser.com/articles/better-and-more-social-bonuses

[11]Listen To The Children
    Links:
      11. http://b.rw/oxvM3n

Simon Marcus | Conservative Home | 14 August 2011

After the British riots. Youth worker, who runs "tough love" boxing academy,
  explains how it came to this. And how we can do better by our children. Read
  alongside piece by Camila Batmanghelidjh in our UK Riots special section
  [12]Comments
    Links:
      12. http://thebrowser.com/articles/listen-children

[13]Corruption, Murder, And The Beautiful Game
    Links:
      13. http://b.rw/rkW8nC

Brian Phillips | Grantland | 14 August 2011

No holds-barred attack on corruption at FIFA, governing body of world
  football. João Havelange, elected in 1974, was first to exploit commercial
  potential. "I'm a happy president," beams the egregious Sepp Blatter today
  [14]Comments
    Links:
      14. http://thebrowser.com/articles/corruption-murder-and-beautiful-game

[15]Obituary: Robert Robinson
    Links:
      15. http://b.rw/n4V2k4

Anonymous | Telegraph | 14 August 2011

BBC broadcaster for 40 years. Asked Rita Hayworth which husband belonged to
  which child. Told Diana Dors he preferred her real name: Fluck. Said of one
  story: "If that's news, on what principle is anything ever left out?"
  [16]Comments
    Links:
      16. http://thebrowser.com/articles/obituary-robert-robinson

FiveBooks Interview

[17]Attica Locke on Texas
    Links:
      17. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/attica-locke-on-texas

The author of the acclaimed noir novel _Black Water Rising_ tells us about
  stories of freed slaves, oil barons and gangsters on the run – books that
  capture the outlaw spirit of her home state [18]Read on
    Links:
      18. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/attica-locke-on-texas

Featured Topic

[19]Sex
    Links:
      19. http://thebrowser.com/topics/sex

Call girls, bondage, pornography, naked yoga, adultery and the science of
  sperm; it's all here but maybe NSFW [20]Read on
    Links:
      20. http://thebrowser.com/topics/sex

Reader Recommendations

@[21]polit2k RT @[22]ns_mehdihasan: "How far right are we going?" asks
  @[23]MASieghartin the Independent: [24]t.co/F6aPoDy [25]#browsings #[26]gfc2
  [27]More like this
    Links:
      21. http://twitter.com/polit2k
      22. http://twitter.com/ns_mehdihasan
      23. http://twitter.com/MASieghart
      24. http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/commentators/mary-ann-sieghart/mary-ann-sieghart-how-far-right-are-we-going-2337664.html
      25. http://twitter.com/search?q=#browsings
      26. http://twitter.com/#!/search?q=#gfc2
      27. http://thebrowser.com/browsings

Book of the Day

[28]Book of the Day
    Links:
      28. http://thebrowser.com/recommended/invisible-gorilla-and-other-ways-our-intuitions-deceive-us-by-christopher-chabris-and-da

[29]The Invisible Gorilla by Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons
    Links:
      29. http://thebrowser.com/recommended/invisible-gorilla-and-other-ways-our-intuitions-deceive-us-by-christopher-chabris-and-da

[30]Dan Ariely says: “These guys did one of the most important pieces of
  research in social science, to show how little we actually see in the world
  around us” [31]FiveBooks Archive
    Links:
      30. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/dan-ariely-on-behavioural-economics
      31. http://thebrowser.com/fivebooks/archive

Video of the Day

[32]Perfect Facebook Profile Picture
    Links:
      32. http://thebrowser.com/videos/perfect-facebook-profile-picture

Masterclass from L'Oreal Men Expert [33]More videos
    Links:
      33. http://thebrowser.com/videos

Quote of the Day

[34]Benoit Monin, on moral leaders
    Links:
      34. http://articles.boston.com/2011-08-11/bostonglobe/29877019_1_questionnaire-task-alibi

"The more we feel as though good people might be judging us, the lower
    they tend to fall in our regard"

[35]More quotes
    Links:
      35. http://thebrowser.com/quotations

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