Culture

August 19, 2014

"No One Treats African-Americans Worse Than We Treat Each Other"
The troubling self-flagellation in Ferguson's black community
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The troubling self-flagellation in Ferguson's black community.

Twitter Grief Is Real Grief
There's nothing wrong with mourning celebrities online
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There's nothing wrong with mourning celebrities online.

The Home of the Future Is Here, And It's Pretty Stupid
Do you really need to tweet from your refrigerator?

Do you really need to tweet from your refrigerator? 

Vintage Photos by the Man Whom Ansel Adams Called a "Roving Genius of Mind and Mountains"
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Seven stunning images from the mountaineer, explorer, cartographer, and aerial photographer Bradford Washburn.

Uber Just Hired Obama's Most Ruthless Political Genius
David Plouffe has a lot in common with his new company's fanatical CEO
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David Plouffe has a lot in common with his new company's fanatical CEO.

This Is What It Was Like to Go to James Joyce's Birthday Party
And have him chat with you about his favorite novels.
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And have him tell you what his favorite novels were. 

The Best Way to Be Your Own Boss: Selling Advice on How to Be Your Own Boss
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A new wave of solopreneurs are capitalizing on people desperate for self-employment success. 

August 18, 2014

This Young Man's Grandmother Died Unexpectedly. His Moving Photographs Document His Family's Grief.
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Goseong Choi traveled to his family's remote South Korean village after losing his grandmother.

From Nazi Resistance to Ferguson's Unrest: The Weird History of the Molotov Cocktail
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Those clever Finns invented the term to mock a Soviet minister.

Houdini Loved to Use His Magic to Expose Real Con Artists
He knew all about trickery—and used that to take down frauds.
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Houdini knew all about trickery—and used that to take down frauds.

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