1986
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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yesterday
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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4 days 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 
4 days 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 
4 days 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 
5 days 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.
suicide 
7 days 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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7 days 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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9 days 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 
9 days 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 
9 days 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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9 days 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 
10 days 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 
10 days ago
Rebuild:a post-apocalyptic strategy game by Sarah Northway
Defend a city from zombies, managing survivors, food and morale.
gaming 
10 days ago
Movies
Easy way to find movies you'll love. Find them by genre, rating, votes, runtime, year, keywords, directors and actors.
movies  search  film 
10 days ago
Europe
Storm map with live lightning strikes for Europe, based on data from the lightning detection network Blitzortung.org.
maps  lightning 
10 days ago
DepositFiles
tumblr showing it doesn't give a shit about it's site.
tumblr 
10 days 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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11 days 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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12 days 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 
12 days 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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12 days 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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12 days 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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12 days 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 
13 days 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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17 days 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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18 days ago
Universal 868-HACK by Michael Brough - Touch Arcade
Universal 868-HACK by Michael Brough iPhone and iPad Games
gaming  868-hack 
18 days 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 
18 days 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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18 days ago
Coffee naps are better than coffee or naps alone
Caffeinate immediately before napping and sleep for 20 minutes or less. You won't regret it.
coffee  health  sleep 
21 days ago
The Moral Dilemmas Of Narrative | Gangrey.com
Bill Marvel’s introduction from the 2014 edition of Ten Spurs.
“Every journalist who is not too stupid or full of himself to notice what is going on knows that…
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26 days ago
Email Is Still the Best Thing on the Internet
All these people are trying to kill email. “E-mail is dead, or at least that’s what Silicon Valley is banking on,” wrote Businessweek tech reporter Ashlee…
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26 days ago
The next pandemic won’t erupt from the rainforest – Wendy Orent – Aeon
The latest epidemic to terrify the Western world is Ebola, a virus that has killed hundreds in Africa in 2014 alone. No wonder there was so much worry when two…
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26 days ago
Madame Claude and Her High-Profile Client List: John Kennedy, de Gaulle, and Onassis
In 1960s Paris she became known as the world’s most exclusive madam, whose client list was said to include John Kennedy, de Gaulle, Onassis, and multiple…
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27 days ago
The Strange Tale of the North Pond Hermit
Photo: Andy Molloy/ Kennebec Journal/ AP Photo
The hermit set out of camp at midnight, carrying his backpack and his bag of break-in tools, and threaded through…
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27 days ago
Nigella Lawson's One-Step, No-Churn Coffee Ice Cream
This recipe has 4 ingredients, 1 step, no cooking, and no churning, but the ice cream you get will have a creamy, almost buttery smoothness. Serve it on its own, or with chocolate sauce, or in little brioche buns. Adapted slightly from <strong><a title="Nigellissima" href="http://www.amazon.com/Nigellissima-Italian-Inspired-Recipes-Nigella-Lawson/dp/077043701X?tag=food52-20%20">Nigellissima</a></strong> (Clarkson Potter, 2013).
recipe 
29 days ago
Copyright Protection for Short Phrases – Rich Stim
"There's a great power in words," wrote Josh Billings, "if you don't hitch too many of them together." No doubt about it, a well-turned phrase can have a powerful effect on a reader. A judicious ...
copyright  dmca  work 
4 weeks ago
The British Undercover Cop Who Went Too Far
It was four o’clock on a Thursday afternoon, and Jacqui had just got home from work. She made a pot of coffee and took it out to the garden with the Daily Mail.…
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4 weeks ago
[Criticism] | The Soft-Kill Solution, by Ando Arike | Harper's Magazine
Not long ago, viewers of CBS’s 60 Minutes were treated to an intriguing bit of political theater when, in a story called “The Pentagon’s Ray Gun,” a crowd of…
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4 weeks ago
Online Defamation Law
The Bloggers' FAQ on Online Defamation Law provides an overview of defamation (libel) law, including a discussion of the constitutional and statutory privileges that may protect you. What is defamation? Generally, defamation is a false and unprivileged statement of fact that is harmful to someone's reputation, and published "with fault," meaning as a result of negligence or malice. State laws often define defamation in specific ways. Libel is a written defamation; slander is a spoken defamation.
law  work 
4 weeks ago
Get into Action: 77 Thoughts on Motivation
Get Creative New Design Projects and New Concepts from Creatives Around the World.
quotes 
4 weeks ago
Games Database - Online Games System Repository
. Videos, Manuals, Music, Artwork, Game information.
gaming  emulation 
4 weeks ago
Retro Remakes
Retro remake games and retro inspired games for Windows PC and Macintosh OSX. All remakes are freeware and can be downloaded and enjoyed for free.
gaming 
4 weeks ago
Inside the Dark, Lucrative World of Consumer Debt Collection - NYTimes.com
One afternoon in October 2009, a former banking executive named Aaron Siegel waited impatiently in the master bedroom of a house in Buffalo that served as his…
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4 weeks ago
Ennio Morricone - Chi Mai - EnnioMorricone
EnnioMorricone – (Re)Discover his Greatest Hits - EnnioMorricone is your channel for some of the best Original motion picture soundtracks. Find your favorite...
video 
5 weeks ago
depression
Friend status: "Oh what a tragedy! Depression/suicide is so horrible and people should really be there and checking in on friends in need because the...
depression 
5 weeks ago
The 10 best Dystopias
As The Rover hits cinemas, Guy Lodge picks the best (ie worst) of times
reading 
5 weeks ago
What is Nonduality?
Nonduality means "not two" or "nonseparation." It is the sense that all things are interconnected and not separate, while at the same time all things retain their individuality. An awareness of nonduality gives you a bigger perspective on life, a greater sense of freedom, and brings you a more stable happiness. Why do we need…
mental-health 
5 weeks ago
Edward Snowden: The Untold Story | Threat Level | WIRED
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The message arrives on my “clean machine,” a MacBook Air loaded only with a sophisticated encryption package. “Change in plans,”…
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5 weeks ago
The Robin Williams tragedy highlights how little we understand depression
Alastair Campbell: Like Robin Williams, I’ve had suicidal thoughts. To tackle this illness we must talk more openly
depression 
5 weeks ago
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