2022
The Police Are Still Out of Control - Frank Serpico - POLITICO Magazine
In the opening scene of the 1973 movie “Serpico,” I am shot in the face—or to be more accurate, the character of Frank Serpico, played by Al Pacino, is shot in…
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yesterday
17 Brilliant Short Novels You Can Read in a Sitting
This week author Ian McEwan expressed his love of short novels, saying "very few novels earn their length." Certainly it seems like a novel has to be a
books 
yesterday
Rock, Paper, Shotgun
Want to freeze to death? Starve to death? Catch diseases? Get lost in the dark? And for it to be pretty at the same time? This is the list for you.
gaming  skyrim 
2 days ago
Ade Edmondson: ‘I never laughed as hard as I did with Rik’
Ahead of a West End run, Ade Edmondson reflects on his life and work, and on the recent deaths of three close friends, including Young Ones co-star Rik Mayall. By Elizabeth Day
interview 
6 days ago
The Horrible Anger You Feel at Hearing Someone Chewing Is Called Misophonia
A rarely diagnosed, potentially debilitating condition pushes toward widespread recognition within psychiatry.
misophonia 
6 days ago
'Am I being catfished?' An author confronts her number one online critic
When a bad review of her first novel appeared online, Kathleen Hale was warned not to respond. But she soon found herself wading in
book  blogging  troll 
6 days ago
World's Easiest Sugar Skulls
Like the title says, these are the world's easiest sugar skulls. You only need a few items, and a couple of minutes: Granulated sugar Water Hallowe...
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8 days ago
Cooking
The New York Times Cooking is the best recipe discovery site for browsing years of Times recipes, searching for your favorite ingredients, and watching how-to Cooking videos.
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8 days ago
Sex and drugs and radiation: Dare-devil 'stalkers' illegally enter Chernobyl's Dead Zone
A teenager in green and black paramilitary gear is speaking Russian in a hushed, low voice. An overgrown graveyard is barely visible off to the right of him. Traditional Ukrainian cloths hang on a few crosses. A white stork passes overhead. "This should be the cemetery," he says. He puts away his GPS. He holds his hand-held Geiger counter up over a mound of dirt that covers radioactive machinery; the beeping goes wild and the numbers shoot up. 1.1.7, 1.1.8, 1.1.9. "This is beyond the scale," he says, half-scared and half-thrilled. He moves away from the spot. The carcass of Chernobyl's Reactor No. 4 punctuates the distance.
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8 days ago
Lovefreekz - 'Shine' - Official Video
Shine by the Lovefreekz peaked at Number 6 in the uk charts when it was released in 2004. Lovefreekz sole member was Manchester writer/producer Mark Hadfield...
lovefreekz  video  youtube 
13 days ago
Matter
Sex is sex, but money is money.
15 days ago
(Re)Becoming Human: what happened the day I replaced 99% of the genes in my body with that of a hunter-gatherer - Human Food Project
Posted by Jeff Leach on 30 Sep 2014 in Human Food Project | 70 comments
AS THE SUN set over Lake Eyasi in Tanzania, nearly thirty minutes had passed since I had…
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16 days ago
A thousand little indignities: what it means to be "a service user"
[TWs for suicidal thoughts, suicide methods and poor mental health care experiences] Last week a relative I haven’t seen in years watched my hypomania vlog and…
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17 days ago
Stain Solutions
We have put together a comprehensive list of stain solutions. Each solution contains the supplies you will need and the preferred method for cleaning the stain. You can browse through the list below or use our search toolbar.
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18 days ago
Coping With Suicidal Thoughts While Waiting For Wellbutrin To Kick In
Around the time of Robin Williams' suicide (so very recently) I was having intrusive thoughts of suicide as well. To be honest, I just kept telling myself over and over, "These are just thoughts. You are imbalanced right now. Soon you will feel better." I treated myself with great compassion, but just like I would treat someone with the flu or another disorder of the body that will go away with the right medication. "I am just sick right now. I do not have to obey these thoughts. My mind is producing them because it is not fully functioning like it needs to. But every day, in every way, I am getting better, better, and better."
20 days ago
The Man Who Fought the Synanon Cult and Won
Paul Morantz knew Synanon would try to kill him. He just didn’t know how or when.
You probably don’t know the name Paul Morantz. That’s a shame. And if you know…
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22 days ago
Home - Genius of Caring
A story-sharing project, featuring documentary portraits of those living with Alzheimer's and related dementias. Contribute your story.
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25 days ago
Confessions of a former internet troll - Vox
Because I was 16 and because I was angry, too readily bored and too easily lonely, and because I wanted very badly to be accepted by anyone at all, I once spent…
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25 days ago
Into the Black: the Easy Rider story
It was one of New Zealand’s worst ever maritime disasters. Eight people drowned. Only one survived. Here, using never before reported material, the full story…
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29 days ago
Underviewed: Real life, seldom seen.
Searching YouTube for underviewed videos, using the default filenames of cameras and mobile devices.
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29 days ago
Loyalty Nearly Killed My Beehive - Issue 16: Nothingness - Nautilus
Resume Reading — Loyalty Nearly Killed My Beehive
Some time ago I read a short story by Roald Dahl called “Royal Jelly.” It’s the tale of a father desperately…
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4 weeks ago
How Gary Hart’s Downfall Forever Changed American Politics
On a scalding July day five years ago, I found myself hiking in Red Rocks Park, just outside Denver, with Gary Hart. The copper cliffs were brilliantly lit in…
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5 weeks ago
Hilary Mantel: The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher – August 6th 1983 | Books | The Guardian
APRIL 25th 1982, DOWNING STREET: Announcement of the recapture of South Georgia, in the Falkland Islands.
Mrs Thatcher: Ladies and gentlemen, the Secretary of…
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5 weeks ago
How Gangs Took Over Prisons - The Atlantic
On a clear morning this past February, the inmates in the B Yard of Pelican Bay State Prison filed out of their cellblock a few at a time and let a cool, salty…
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5 weeks ago
Is it a crime to raise a killer? - Yahoo News
Anthony Pasquale stops to visit his daughter at the Cedar Green Cemetery every morning, then returns once or twice more during the day. He sits on the small…
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5 weeks ago
Continuous Partial Attention
What is continuous partial attention? Continuous partial attention describes how many of us use our attention today. It is different from multi-tasking. The two are differentiated by the impulse that motivates them. When we multi-task, we are motivated by a desire to be more productive and more efficient. We're often doing things that are automatic,…
psychology  work  internet 
5 weeks ago
Cruel, anti-English and almost certainly gay: meet the real Richard the Lionheart
On the anniversary of King Richard I's death, our history blogger shatters some myths about "the Lionheart" and compares him vividly to his famous adversar
history 
5 weeks ago
Henri’s French Onion Soup
I don't know who Henri is, but I would like to kiss this man. Since going vegetarian (ahem, pescetarian), I realized that enjoying the things that I used to
recipe 
6 weeks ago
Acts of despair… suicide in prison
"The latest annual report issued by the Prisons and Probation Ombudsman (PPO) makes very grim reading. Even the title – A Rising Toll of Despair – fails to prepare the reader for the dismal and unremitting catalogue of tragedy, casual negligence, inhumanity and institutional failure that afflicts our failing prison system." Alex Cavendish looks at suicide in prison.
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6 weeks ago
The Afghan Girls Who Live as Boys - The Atlantic
Mehran, age 6, first arrived at her kindergarten in Kabul as Mahnoush, in pigtails and a pistachio dress. When school shut down for a break, Mahnoush left and…
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6 weeks ago
ISSUE 86: SKY BURIAL :: Oxford American - The Southern Magazine of Good Writing
“Passing Through—60 minutes in Foster City, California,” by Ajay Malghan
In February of 2002, Patricia Robinson wrote to her daughter, the third of her five…
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6 weeks ago
Talking to Someone About Suicide
So you suspect a friend is grappling with thoughts of suicide. Maybe they've withdrawn more and isolated themselves from their normal social life. Maybe
suicide 
6 weeks ago
Depression Alleviated By Feeling Connected to a Group
It’s not just being in a group that helps depression, it’s identifying with the group that’s vital.
depression 
6 weeks ago
“Son, Men Don’t Get Raped”
A warshipis like a city—sprawling, vital, crowded with purposeful men and women. But on a warship, as in a city, there are people who will see you not as their…
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6 weeks ago
Vaudeville Tattoo Co Sheffield
Vaudeville Tattoo Co is a custom tattoo studio based in Sheffield that also offers Piercing and Body Modification. We cater for all type of tattooing styles including Realism, Traditional, Old School,...
bodyart  tattoo 
6 weeks ago
No Mutants Allowed
is a gaming site dedicated to post nuclear role playing series - Fallout, Fallout 2, Fallout 3. Largest news database on the Internet.
gaming 
6 weeks ago
Rebuild:a post-apocalyptic strategy game by Sarah Northway
Defend a city from zombies, managing survivors, food and morale.
gaming 
6 weeks ago
Movies
Easy way to find movies you'll love. Find them by genre, rating, votes, runtime, year, keywords, directors and actors.
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6 weeks ago
Europe
Storm map with live lightning strikes for Europe, based on data from the lightning detection network Blitzortung.org.
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6 weeks ago
DepositFiles
tumblr showing it doesn't give a shit about it's site.
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6 weeks ago
The Rise and Fall of the Biggest Pot Dealer in New York City History
One day in January 2007, the disgruntled ex-girlfriend of a Queens pot dealer walked unprompted into the district office of the Drug Enforcement Administration…
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6 weeks ago
Inside the Secret World of a British Undercover Drugs Cop | VICE United Kingdom
We use cookies because we want you to have the best time possible on our amazing website, so if you continue without changing your settings, we’ll assume that…
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6 weeks ago
Recommended Reading
This page lists books that I have found to be highly relevant and useful for learning topics within computer security, digital forensics, incident response, malware analysis, and reverse engineering.
security  books 
7 weeks ago
The Weirdest Story About a Conservative Obsession, a Convicted Bomber, and Taylor Swift You Have Ever Read
The Daily Beast/Wikimedia Commons
ROCKVILLE, Md. — Considering that he was being sued, and considering that this court date was the culmination of two and a…
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7 weeks ago
Praise feels good, but negativity is stronger – Jacob Burak – Aeon
I have good news and bad news. Which would you like first? If it’s bad news, you’re in good company – that’s what most people pick. But why?
Negative events…
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7 weeks ago
For Kayden Kross, the Family Business Happens to Be Porn - NYTimes.com
Modern Love
By KAYDEN KROSS
I met Manuel seven years ago on the set of my first porn shoot. I was quiet and nervous and huddled away on a couch in a back room,…
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7 weeks ago
X
Involuntary porn is classified as explicit photos and video released publicly without the consent of one of the parties involved. It's closely related to the dark world of revenge porn, where people punish their exes by posting explicit photographs or videos taken during their relationship.
porn  work  internet  law 
7 weeks ago
Master of the Macabre | Narratively | Human stories, boldly told.
A self-taught special effects guru, A.S. Hamilton has crafted everything from severed heads to exploded organs with chilling perfection. But his greatest…
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7 weeks ago
Asbestos: the killer that still surrounds us
Andrew Lawson was the kind of man whose force of personality could shake things up, even in a gargantuan organisation like the NHS. A consultant anaesthetist,…
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7 weeks ago
Universal 868-HACK by Michael Brough - Touch Arcade
Universal 868-HACK by Michael Brough iPhone and iPad Games
gaming  868-hack 
7 weeks ago
868-Hack: How Balance Can Be So Simple But So Important
Michael Brough has frustrated gamers before with his extremely cryptic games like Corrypt and Zaga 33, but 868-Hack is probably his best yet. Why? Because it's easy to understand yet still incredibly complex. I'm going to be talking about how the balancing in this game makes it stand out as a simple structure that still has great depth.…
gaming  868-hack 
7 weeks ago
A Deep South Cold Case Goes Frigid | Narratively | Human stories, boldly told.
Near midnight on February 28, 1964, Clifton Earl Walker Sr., a thirty-seven-year-old black man, was ambushed by a white mob near the town of Woodville,…
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7 weeks ago
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