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According to Nielsen, 22% of time spent on the internet is social. Should our minds go on a diet?

New York's Artisanal Fromagerie, Bistro and Wine Bar is the latest restaurant to face a lawsuit over the way tips are appropriated.

The Christian Science Monitor looks at crime in South Africa during the World Cup. (If you have you read other articles about how South Africa has been handling crime during the World Cup please pass them along).

Explore the moon in incredible detail.

Slate on the changing aspirational views of men (read this month's Atlantic cover story, "End of Men," too).

Vuvuzela for the iPhone.

And finally, a yawning otter.

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