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Malcolm Gladwell wants you to read Jonah Lehrer’s new blog

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The New Yorker superstar is still standing behind his disgraced former colleague


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Join the numbers and get to the 2048 tile! Careful: this game is extremely addictive!

Vermont Public Radio

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Awards Honor Excellence In Electronic Journalism

See How Cadbury Hatches 350 Million Goo-Filled Eggs a Year

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Here's how the Cadbury factory in Birmingham, England, achieves candy magic, ova and ova.

Travel Fellowships

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Interested in attending the Women in Science Writing: Solutions Summit and in need of travel support? Descriptions and application instructions below. Successful applicants will be notified by Apri...

The Setup / Clay Shirky

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Writer, teacher (NYU)

Our Policies

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Comment and anti-harassment policies The organizers of the Women in Science Writing: Solutions Summit Conference encourage forward-looking, ongoing, respectful dialogue via any social media platfor...

Iranian killer's execution halted at last minute by victim's parents

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Convict had noose around his neck when victim's mother approached, slapped him in the face and spared his life

Photographs taken inside of instruments

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There’s something other-worldly about these shots by Mierswa Kluska for the Berlin Philharmonic, which take a fascinating perspective from within the acous

CDC: Foodborne Illness in the U.S. Not Getting Better

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A new report from the CDC and Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network shows that incidents of food-related bacterial illness are increasing in the U.S. Even worse, it's getting harder to identify exactly which strain is causing more and more of these infections.


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Women in Science Writing

Kickstarter >> Nonvella Publishing: Short Books, Big Stories by Tyee Bridge and Anne Casselman

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The craft brewing of publishing. Fair trade. Very quaffable. New nonfiction at just-right lengths by emerging & award-winning writers.

Free: British Pathé Puts Over 85,000 Historical Films on YouTube

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British Pathé was one of the leading producers of newsreels and documentaries during the 20th Century. This week, the company, now an archive, is turning over its entire collection -- over 85,000 historical films – to YouTube.

Hobby Lobby, IUDs, and the facts

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The U.S. Supreme Court will decide later this year whether a corporation can have religious beliefs. Maggie Koerth-Baker looks at the science of birth control, and how it might inform the debate.

Meet the world's newest H1N1 flu carrier: the sea otter

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Scientists have discovered that sea otters can get the flu — and not just any flu, either. According to the Smithsonian, these mammals are the world's newest carriers of H1N1, the flu strain...

Q&A: How a Stowaway Survived a Plane Trip in a Wheel Well

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An aerospace physiologist describes how a five-hour trip in extreme cold, at very high altitudes, affects the body.

The One Hour China Book

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This is the China book for everyone - whether an expert or novice. It can be read in an hour and gives you most of what you need to know about China business...

Why Americans Should Worry About China’s Food Safety Problems

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Lost in the exhaustive media coverage of the polluted foods that find their way on to Chinese tables are serious questions about what happens -- or doesn't happen -- when Chinese food products make their way into the U.S., warns CRT columnist Stanley Lubman.

Obamacare succeeded for one simple reason: it's horrible to be uninsured

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After a catastrophic launch, Obamacare still signed up 8 million people. That's because being uninsured is worse than using HealthCare.Gov.


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Background The world of science writers has a dual problem that we have confronted recently, involving issues of sexual equality and of sexual harassment. As an initial step toward grappling with t...