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Classic album covers in Google Street View – in pictures

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2 days ago 2 days ago
From Pink Floyd to PJ Harvey, our Street View specialist Halley Docherty shows us the world's cities through the lens of famous album covers

Early Tapers, the United Dead Freaks of America, and the Dawn of _Relix_

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3 days ago 3 days ago
Sam Culter sweeps out of the backstage area in a purposeful huff. The Grateful Dead’s mustachioed road manager is under direct orders from the band and makes a beeline for the front...

Your Penis Is Getting in the Way of My Science

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8 hours ago 8 hours ago
Earlier today, scientists announced they'd discovered an insect with a new kind of female sex organ. It looks a bit like a penis, and is called a gynosome. But almost every news outlet covered the story by describing the insects as "females with penises." This isn't just painfully ...

Have you seen this missing woman? Alexa Morgenroth, last seen in Las Vegas April 1

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21 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
My friend Emily in Los Angeles shared with me that her stepsister has gone missing. I offered to help spread the word, in hopes that perhaps one of our readers in Las Vegas (or elsewhere) has seen Alexa Morgenroth.

New-Age Bullshit Generator

2 days ago 2 days ago
We are in the midst of a cosmic flowering of synchronicity that will remove the barriers to the dreamscape itself.

Why Are So Many Older Veterans Committing Suicide?

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The Fort Hood shooting shines a spotlight on an overall epidemic, but suicide rates are higher for older generations.

there's a flap for that

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there's a flap for that

Professor Explains Kansas City Shooting Suspect's Visit To His Classroom

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9 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
The Missouri State professor who invited Frazier Glenn Miller says the white supremacist's visit was intended to show students what real extremism looks like.


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2 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago for more information about how to #StopCombatingMe to learn more about ASAN. This v...

Teaching The Camera To See My Skin

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Navigating photography's inherited bias against dark skin.

FBI Uncovers Al-Qaeda Plot To Just Sit Back And Enjoy Collapse Of United States

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WASHINGTON—Putting the nation on alert against what it has described as a “highly credible terrorist threat,” the FBI announced today that it has uncovered a plot by members of al-Qaeda to sit back and enjoy themselves while the United S...

Special-Ed Student Records Bully, Gets Charged With Disorderly Conduct

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In Pennsylvania, a high school sophomore with developmental disabilities was convicted of a crime after recording classmates threatening to "pull down his pants"

Recreational Marijuana Smoking Causes Abnomralities in Young Brains

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A new study shows that smoking as little as one joint a week can cause abnormalities in areas that regulate emotion and motivation

The silencing of the Deaf

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4 days ago 4 days ago
How high-tech implants are being blamed for killing an entire subculture.

Pass The Chipotle-Marrow Matzo Balls, It's Mexican Passover

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When tequila meets Manischewitz in the same glass, Passover will never be the same. At Rosa Mexicano restaurants, the Passover menu is inspired by the cuisine of Mexico's nearly 40,000 Jews.

Jenny McCarthy Whitewashes Anti-Vax History

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The Playboy model and chat show host tries to whitewash her anti-vaccine stand. But there's no ducking the misinformed things she's said.

Conjoined Twins Refuse To Be Separated

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4 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
Shivanath Sahu and his twin brother Shivram are attached to each other -- and that's how they want to stay.The two 12-year-olds were born joined at the waist. They share two legs and four arms and are believed to share the same stomach. They have...

Kansas Jewish Center Shooting Suspect Identified as Former KKK Leader

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11 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
The 73-year-old man in custody in the shooting at a Jewish community center and retirement community in Overland Park, Kansas, that left three people dead is reportedly the former Grand Dragon of the Carolina Knights of the Ku Klux Klan.

The Center for Public Integrity's response to ABC News

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13 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Setting the record straight over credit on the Pulitzer for investigative reporting.

Washington’s signature-writing machines rumble into the digital age

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18 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
Noisy, clunky autopens remain entrenched symbols of authority across many federal agencies.

Jews ordered to register in east Ukraine

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Jews in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk were handed leaflets ordering them to register with the new self-proclaimed pro-Russian leadership, according to an Israel-based organization that monitors

Did 'Nazi' Gunman Single Out Jews for Death in Suburban Kansas City Rampage?

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5 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
A smirking gunman who reportedly shouted Nazi slogans opened fire at a Jewish community center and an old-age home in a suburb of Kansas City, killing three people.

Postscript: Peter Matthiessen (1927-2014)

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4 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
Matthiessen had a lot of friends—fishing friends, writing friends, birding friends, and various others and in many places.

No, Weed Won’t Rot Your Brain

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7 mentions19 hours ago 19 hours ago
Can casual marijuana use damage the brains of young adults? A new study says yes—but its participants suggest otherwise.

Kosher Soul: Michael W. Twitty on Freedom, Diversity, and the Passover Table

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2 mentions7 days ago 7 days ago
Passover is a Jewish holiday celebrating a journey of emancipation, symbolized by food on the Seder plate. That’s fertile ground for a culinary historian who also happens to teach Judaic

Prototype battery fully charges in under 30 seconds: Connect

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6 days ago 6 days ago
Israeli start-up, Storedot, shows a smartphone battery that charges in under 30 seconds.