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Have you read the most popular book in your state?

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2 mentions4 weeks ago 4 weeks ago
Movie lovers have Netflix, music lovers have Spotify, and book lovers have Scribd. The digital library has only been around since 2007,...

About My Father

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My father might have saved himself from a severe stroke; NPR took note, and someone in your life might want to, too.

Campaign Finance and the Nihilist Politics of Resignation

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15 mentions6 days ago 6 days ago
Most Americans want to take money out of government but don't think it's possible. Here's a plan for overcoming our defeatism.

Looking For Tom Lehrer, Comedy's Mysterious Genius

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Tom Lehrer is considered one of the most influential figures in comedy — despite a body of work consisting of just 37 pitch-black songs and a career that stopped abruptly when the countercult...

This Data Model Shows MH370 Could Not Have Flown "Accidentally" To Its Destination

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None of the plane's paths can be reconciled with a geodesic, meaning the plane took multiple, intentional turns before going dark.

For cartoon editor, a New Yorker state of mind

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Bob Mankoff’s understanding of how humor works crackles through his new memoir.

'NO WIFI? UUUUGGGH': The Important Art of Complaining

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A new design exhibition glorifies griping.

Lasagna, the culinary hug

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When Deirdre Carey’s baby was being treated for a serious illness, the lasagnas came. When she and her husband split a few years later, they arrived again. A third wave hit after her mother died, and when Carey was recuperating from a surgery last year, she sustained another ...

Scientists Fix Errors in Controversial Paper About Saturated Fats

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40 mentions3 weeks ago 3 weeks ago
Study was corrected 2 days after being posted on journal's website

Felix Salmon

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132 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
The stripped-down, minimal approach to page design has its place -- but most of that time, that place isn't for news stories.

'I Never Told Anyone Not to Vaccinate'

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In a veiled apology this week, Jenny McCarthy again illustrated that health science and culture are inextricable. Vaccination is among the few definitive tenets of disease prevention, but because of rampant misinformation, fear, and scientific illiteracy, rare infections have come back to life. What's to be done about ...

Hillary Clinton: Grandmother in the White House? Who Cares!

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50 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Chelsea Clinton's pregnancy is bringing out the worst in the political media.

Newtown, Connecticut, Shooting: The Anniversary of That Day at Sandy Hook

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4 mentions4 weeks ago 4 weeks ago
David Kamp traces the ordinary day in an all-American town that led up to Adam Lanza’s elementary-school shooting.

I Was Racially Profiled in My Own Driveway

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A retired Major League Baseball player explains how he's trying to turn an upsetting encounter with the police into an opportunity for dialogue.