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How Men Like Harvey Weinstein Implicate Their Victims in Their Acts
The allegations against Harvey Weinstein are a reminder that, when a young woman is treated like an object, she is placed within an old and sickening script,…
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october 2017
The Toxic Saga of the World’s Greatest Fish Market
Tsukiji is the most exalted fish market on earth, the sort of humbling place that causes the likes of globally worshipped god-chef René Redzepi to deem it one…
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october 2017
Gumtree Australia
By signing up I agree to Gumtree's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy and I consent to receiving marketing and third party offers from Gumtree. Don't have an…
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september 2017
More Than 100 Exceptional Works of Journalism
Each year, I keep a running list of exceptional nonfiction that I encounter as I publish The Best of Journalism , an email newsletter that I curate weekly for…
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september 2017
Details: Horizon Zero Dawn
Based in Amsterdam, development studio Guerrilla Games spent six years to create an extraordinary living world featuring a smart, convincing protagonist,…
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august 2017
Revealed: the insidious creep of pseudo-public space in London
A Guardian Cities investigation has for the first time mapped the startling spread of pseudo-public spaces across the UK capital, revealing an almost complete…
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july 2017
Adam West Saved Batman. And Me.
Actors Adam West (L)and Burt Ward dressed as their characters (Zappp!) "Batman" and (Powww!) "Robin," on Jan. 27, 1989 at the "World of Wheels" custom car show…
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june 2017
Towards a four-day work week - Green Agenda
We started the company, two of us in a room, working five eight-hour days, and late if we had to: the same hours we were used to at the advertising agency we’d…
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may 2017
‘Sunset Boulevard’: Billy Wilder and Charles Brackett’s Sobering Exposure of the Dark Side of Hollywood • Cinephilia & Beyond
Billy Wilder and his reliable writing partner Charles Brackett, who had been called the happiest union in Hollywood, had been toying with the idea of making a…
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april 2017
Inhuman services
News Opinion Culture Life Sport Food Quiz The Briefing Subscribe Login Issue March 11, 2017 News Opinion World Culture Life Food Sport Quiz The Briefing…
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march 2017
Same same…but different – Bryan Rieger – Medium
F or years it seems we’ve felt comfortable freely interchanging the words ‘internet’ and ‘web’. Technically speaking, the internet is a global system of…
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march 2017
Deep in Brazil’s Amazon, Exploring the Ruins of Ford’s Fantasyland
Aging vehicles are stored in the old workshops of Fordlândia, Brazil, a community founded in 1928 by Henry Ford. Bryan Denton for The New York Times FORDLÂNDIA,…
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march 2017
Whatever and Ever Amen at 20: Ben Folds’ Track by Track Commentary on the ’90s Piano Rock Classic
Lugging a baby grand piano onto a punk club stage in the ’90s was about conspicuous as bringing a baby elephant—and twice as inconvenient. But any patrons who…
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february 2017
Inside Uber’s Aggressive, Unrestrained Workplace Culture - NYTimes.com
SAN FRANCISCO — When new employees join Uber, they are asked to subscribe to 14 core company values, including making bold bets, being “obsessed” with the…
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february 2017
I am here now, in this other country, the place that should be my home – Enuma Okoro | Aeon Essays
‘Oh, you are beautiful.’ The security official tilts her head and breaks into a broad smile, a toothpick caught in the side of her mouth. The loose ends of her…
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january 2017
Obama’s Secret to Surviving the White House Years: Books
President Obama in the Oval Office during an interview with Michiko Kakutani on Friday. Doug Mills/The New York Times Not since Lincoln has there been a…
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january 2017
The History of Italian Espresso: How Well Do You Know your Coffee History?
The espresso shot: the base of every non-filter coffee. The purest form of the drink. And the key to understanding Italy’s coffee culture. In giving us the…
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january 2017
How ant societies point to radical possibilities for humans – Deborah M Gordon | Aeon Essays
It’s easy to find familiar examples of division of labour. In a corporation, some people work in sales and others in accounting; in an orchestra, some play the…
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december 2016
The Last Bookbinder on the Lower East Side
In 1980, according to the census taken that year, there were 1,500 bookbinders in New York. A great number of them plied the trade in downtown Manhattan, on the…
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december 2016
Patagonia’s Philosopher-King
Yvon Chouinard showing Crow children how to fish in Montana. He has frequently disappeared for months, sometimes for half the year, to fish, climb, kayak, surf,…
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december 2016
The Most Successful Female Everest Climber of All Time Is a Housekeeper in Hartford, Connecticut
Lhakpa Sherpa awoke before dawn on a cold Connecticut morning in January 2015 and shuffled into the kitchen of her two-bedroom apartment in West Hartford. The…
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december 2016
A South Florida Boxing Rivalry Leads to Cold-Blooded Murder
Canita Stanisclasse (center), raised Stan in rural West Palm Beach with his siblings, Ben, Ashley, and Justina, who isn't pictured here. Photo by Ian Witlen /…
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december 2016
The Plot to Steal the Color White From DuPont
There’s white, and then there’s the immaculate ultrawhite behind the French doors of a new GE Café Series refrigerator. There’s white, and then there’s the…
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december 2016
Alexander Litvinenko: the man who solved his own murder | Luke Harding
Alexander Litvinenko in the intensive care unit of University College Hospital, London, on November 20, 2006. He died three days later.Photograph: Natasja…
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december 2016
'Inside the Snitch Tank': Read the full story of murder, misconduct and justice delayed
Dec. 30, 2015 | Updated Feb. 4, 2016 7:20 a.m. By EDWARD HUMES , CONTRIBUTING WRITER About this story: This report was written by Edward Humes , the author of…
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december 2016
Colleagues Paint Caustic Portrait of Artist Colony Founder
SAN FRANCISCO — The founder of a ramshackle Oakland artists' colony where dozens of people burned to death saw himself as a kind of guru and loved to surround…
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december 2016
The Last Unknown Man
Early one summer morning, Son Yo Auer, a Burger King employee in Richmond Hill, Georgia, found a naked man lying unconscious in front of the restaurant’s…
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november 2016
10 Learnings from 10 Years of Brain Pickings
I remember my first awareness of mortality as a child in Bulgaria. I was nine and my father was relaying an anecdote from his youth. I asked him when it had…
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october 2016
The Federal Government’s Latest Project: Squirrel GIFs
Richard Nixon meeting with Elvis Presley at the White House, also pictured with Egil Krogh, in December 1970. Ollie Atkins, via the Nixon Presidential Library.…
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october 2016
The Legend of America's Most Dedicated, Most Creative People Smuggler
Elden Kidd, smuggler extraordinaire, in the surf along the U.S.-Mexico border. A decade in the life of our country’s wiliest coyote. Fog was his ally, but the…
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october 2016
Why America Will Never Stop Trying To Solve JonBenét Ramsey’s Murder
BuzzFeed News; Alamy The photo that accompanies People magazine’s recent cover story on JonBenét Ramsey shows a corona of soft blond curls, a row of glistening…
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october 2016
How Julian Assange Turned WikiLeaks Into Trump’s Best Friend
Julian Assange is 45 years old and, if an old online dating profile is to be believed, roughly 6 feet, 2 inches tall. He has soft features, prematurely silver…
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october 2016
random eddie (boo) on Twitter
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october 2016
defmacro - Functional Programming For The Rest of Us
Functional Programming For The Rest of Us Monday, June 19, 2006 Programmers are procrastinators. Get in, get some coffee, check the mailbox, read the RSS…
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october 2016
Fiction and responsibility – Medium
I gave a talk a little over a year ago about Science (Fiction) and Design . It was very well received, which I found very flattering, and I was excited that it…
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september 2016
‘We’re the Only Plane in the Sky’
Nearly every American above a certain age remembers precisely where they were on September 11, 2001. But for a tiny handful of people, those memories touch…
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september 2016
El Chapo and the Secret History of the Heroin Crisis
By Aug 9, 2016 If you wonder why America is in the grips of a heroin epidemic that kills two hundred people a week, take a hard look at the legalization of pot,…
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august 2016
Remarks at the SASE Panel On The Moral Economy of Tech
Idle Words > Talks > The Moral Economy of Tech This is the text version of remarks I gave on June 26, 2016, at a panel on the Moral Economy of Tech at the SASE…
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june 2016
Private prisons are shrouded in secrecy. I took a job as a guard to get inside—then things got crazy
Chapter 1 "Inmates Run This Bitch" Chapter 1: "Inmates Run This Bitch" H ave you ever had a riot?" I ask a recruiter from a prison run by the Corrections…
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june 2016
Women at War: Colombian Rebel Soldiers Speak Out
1466654400 June 23, 2016 At War The women fighting the Colombian government tell their stories. Photographs by Nadège Mazars Text by Nadja Drost The Western…
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june 2016
An Arrogant Way of Killing
The Mastermind He was a brilliant programmer and a vicious cartel boss, who became a prized U.S. government asset. The Atavist Magazine presents a story of an…
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may 2016
Marathon Man - The New Yorker
Credit Illustration by Peter Arkle In July, 2010, Kyle Strode, a forty-six year-old chemistry professor from Helena, Montana, ran the Missoula Marathon.…
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april 2016
An Unbelievable Story of Rape
An Unbelievable Story of Rape An 18-year-old said she was attacked at knifepoint. Then she said she made it up. That’s where our story begins. March 12, 2009…
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april 2016
The Disaster of Richard Nixon
Being Nixon: A Man Divided by Evan Thomas Nixon’s Nuclear Specter: The Secret Alert of 1969, Madman Diplomacy, and the Vietnam War by William Burr and Jeffrey…
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april 2016
They Write the Right Stuff
As the 120-ton space shuttle sits surrounded by almost 4 million pounds of rocket fuel, exhaling noxious fumes, visibly impatient to defy gravity, its on-board…
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april 2016
The Bike Wars Are Over, and the Bikes Won
Never underestimate the anger directed at bicyclists. They ride too fast, terrorizing pedestrians. They ride too slow, dangerously obstructing drivers. They…
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march 2016
‘WarGames’ and Cybersecurity’s Debt to a Hollywood Hack
From left, Dabney Coleman, Matthew Broderick and Ally Sheedy in “WarGames” (1983). The film led to the nation’s first directive about computer security. MGM…
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march 2016
Korean Kimchi Tofu Soup (Soondubu Jjigae) Recipe
Hot Soup Recipes to Eat When... 26 Photos What to Eat After Wisdom Tooth... 58 Photos How to Use Up All Those Eggs 13 Photos The Best Shrimp Recipes 40 Photos…
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march 2016
A Complete History of the Millennium Falcon
“She may not look like much, but she's got it where it counts, kid. I've made a lot of special modifications myself.”— Han Solo The Millennium Falcon underwent…
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february 2016
Why San Francisco
We got our first glimpse of Apple’s new sans-serif typeface, San Francisco, when the Apple Watch was unveiled in September of 2014—a new typeface designed…
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february 2016
Too Busy to Pay Attention to Life
“You act like mortals in all that you fear, and like immortals in all that you desire.” Lucius Annaeus Seneca *** Alan Lightman, the physicist who brought us…
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february 2016
JavaScript Modules Part 2: Module Bundling — Free Code Camp — Medium
In Part I of this post, I talked about what modules are, why developers use them, and the various ways to incorporate them into your programs.In this second…
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february 2016
Errol Morris on Making a Murderer and the Lessons Learned From The Thin Blue Line
Steven Avery, Randall Adams, Errol Morris, and Robert Durst. Photo illustration by Slate. Photos courtesy of HBO, Netflix, Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images, and…
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february 2016
Everybody Hates Ted
Indeed indeed, I cannot tell, / Though I ponder on it well, / Which were easier to state, / All my love or all my hate. —Henry David ThoreauThoreau, it seems,…
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february 2016
‘We’re not leaving this bar until we’ve come up with such a great idea that I can’t sack you” — Storythings Ltd — Medium
‘We’re not leaving this bar until we’ve come up with such a great idea that I can’t sack you”Tony Ageh at The Story Conference 2014Tony Ageh at The Story 2014.…
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january 2016
The Home
See the child. He is pale, thin, halfseen in his diminution. His hair flashes white, betrays his Aryan blood. He is alone, the parents gone in the morning. It…
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january 2016
St. Teresa and the Single Ladies
Vivienne Flesher Ávila, Spain — I made the mistake of falling for a man who wants a wife. I should clarify that I do not mean he wants me to be his wife. Men…
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january 2016
The Heroine’s Journey. - WordRidden
The Heroine’s Journey. Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 WARNING: STAR WARS SPOILERS AHEAD! It’s the late 1970s. My parents are visiting with friends, and I’ve been…
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january 2016
Doping in sport: Counting the human cost - CNN.com
'It's not so much my body but my soul'For Kanitz, the consequences of taking banned substances were severe. She is unable to have children but argues that the…
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january 2016
The Right Way to Hold People Accountable
John* was doing his best to be calm, but his frustration was palpable. Jeanine was explaining that there was little chance her group was going to make the…
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january 2016
The Art of Editing in The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Join Log in Create Membership options Sell videos Video School Cameo More… Watch Staff Picks Categories Channels Groups Apps More… On Demand What’s new Discover…
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january 2016
Editing as Punctuation in Film
Join Log in Create Membership options Sell videos Video School Cameo More… Watch Staff Picks Categories Channels Groups Apps More… On Demand What’s new Discover…
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january 2016
What kind of man would drop his daughter off a bridge?
The last time you were on this page, you bookmarked your spot in the story. Would you like to pick up where you left off? Do not automatically bookmark my…
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january 2016
No Accident: Inside GM's deadly ignition switch scandal - Atlanta Magazine
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Photograph by Josh Meister
March 10 2010 For Brooke Melton, the day began with a voicemail from her father, wishing her a happy 29th…
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january 2016
A Father, a Dying Son, and the Quest to Make the Most Profound Videogame Ever
You find yourself in a hotel room in a strange city, like a character in the first scene of a videogame.
Take a second to get oriented, to remember where fate…
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january 2016
North Korea’s Abduction Project - The New Yorker
On the evening of July 31, 1978, Kaoru Hasuike and his girlfriend, Yukiko Okudo, rode bikes to the summer fireworks festival at the Kashiwazaki town beach. They…
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january 2016
Trying
After neither of us are the same In the final few weeks of what was, for me, a pretty bad year, a phrase has hung around in my head. I say it to myself…
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january 2016
The Year That Time Collapsed
Time and capital Sometime around February, a friend introduced me to a Japanese iPhone game called Neko Atsume. It involves cats. I say that it’s a Japanese…
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january 2016
The Sun Magazine | The Love Of My Life
CHERYL STRAYED is the author of the novel Torch (Houghton Mifflin). Her work appeared in Best New American Voices 2003 (Harvest Books) and Best American Essays…
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december 2015
The Revolutionary Gene-Editing Technique That Reveals Cancer’s Weaknesses
Humans have between 20,000 and 25,000 genes, but which of these really matter? Which are essential, and which are merely optional add-ons?
It’s crazy to me that…
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december 2015
Jury Duty — Medium
There are twelve of us left. The first thing the prosecutor did during voir dire was ask all the men of color whether we trusted cops. Every black man had a…
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december 2015
Elided Branches: The Manager as Debugger
I have observed that the best engineering managers I know are often also great debuggers. Why would this be? What is it about these two tasks that has such an…
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december 2015
You Can't Understand American Politics Without Reading This Study
I don’t say this lightly or often. But this is one of the most important studies in years in terms of understanding the current state of American politics and…
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december 2015
My life after 44 years in prison
MY LIFE AFTER
44 YEARS IN PRISON
Filmmakers Elena Boffetta and Jenna Belhumeur
One man’s story of reintegration with the modern world.
Stepping out into Times…
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november 2015
Bringing Up Genius
Is every healthy child a potential prodigy?
Illustration by Polly Becker for The Chronicle Before Laszlo Polgár conceived his children, before he even met his…
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november 2015
The Doomsday Invention
Last year, a curious nonfiction book became a Times best-seller: a dense meditation on artificial intelligence by the philosopher Nick Bostrom, who holds an…
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november 2015
Conversion via Twitter
On December 1, 2009, to commemorate World AIDS Day, Twitter announced a promotion: if users employed the hashtag #red, their tweets would appear highlighted in…
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november 2015
Dianetics Volcano/Video Billboard - George Street, Sydney NSW
On a stormy night in 1996, the Church of Scientology made its mark on the George Street entertainment strip in the form of Sydney’s most bizarre advertising…
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november 2015
Why New York Subway Lines Are Missing Countdown Clocks
There are people who stand every morning outside the Carroll Street station in Brooklyn staring dead-eyed into the middle distance. They stand still in ones and…
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november 2015
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