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35 Books You Need To Read In Your Twenties

From Cheryl Strayed's Wild to Amy Poehler's Yes Please, these are the books you need to get through your own roaring twenties. Inspired by this post.

Google Puts Online 10,000 Works of Street Art from Across the Globe

<i>Circling Birdies</i> by Cheko, Granada Spain<p>Since last we wrote, Google Street Art has doubled its online archive by adding some 5,000 images, bringing …

Los Angeles

A photographer traveled the world to see how beauty is defined in 37 countries

The budding photographer made it to 37 countries and every continent except for Antarctica.<p>During her travels, she photographed hundreds of beautiful women in their own cultural surroundings to compile her new project "The Atlas of Beauty." It shows a range of faces from the Amazon rainforest to …

South America

Fox News’ Hebdo confusion: Why its new “free speech” obsession is a sham

Suddenly it’s super-concerned about the right to expression — which means these flip-flops can’t be far away<p>Free speech absolutism is having a moment on the right. The tragic killings of journalists at Charlie Hebdo sparked a rousing defense of freedom of expression, with conservatives castigating …

Rights & Freedoms

20 podcasts you need to hear in 2015

Photographer Captures the Isolated Lives of People in Unrecognized Countries

For his ongoing project “Lands in Limbo,” photographer Narayan Mahon has been visiting de-facto countries that aren’t recognized as countries by most …

Nagorno-Karabakh

Bad luck, bad journalism and cancer rates

Please, journalists, get a clue before you write about science<p>The big science/health news story this week is about cancer rates, with news outlets splashing headlines like “Two-thirds of adult cancers largely ‘down to bad luck’ rather than genes” (for example, here) or “Most cancer types ‘just bad …

Cancer

The Ebola outbreak was political — just like every disease outbreak

On February 22nd, 1845 the HMS Eclair, a British naval steamer tasked with interrupting the slave trade along the western coast of Africa, made port in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Though the crew left England with a clean bill of health, by the time the Eclair made it home in late September 1845, more …

Smithsonian

Sebastião Salgado – Inspiration from Masters of Photography

Sebastião Salgado is a Documentary Photographer and Photo Journalist from Brazil. He was born on 08th February, 1944 in Aimores, Brazil. When we …

A Glimpse at the Quiet Life of a Montana Rancher

<i>John Hoiland</i><p>For the last three years Cynthia Matty-Huber has photographed ranchers across the state of Montana. Fascinated by the rugged lifestyle …

Robert Capa In Love and War – Greatest Documentary about War Photographer

If your pictures aren’t good enough, you aren’t close enough. <i>– Robert Capa</i><p><b>Robert Capa</b> (October 22, 1913 – May 25, 1954) was a Hungarian war …

Syriza’s chief economist plots a radical Greek evolution within the eurozone

For John Milios, seen as the most hardline of Alexis Tsipras’s advisers, the country’s humanitarian crisis is the top priority<p>John Milios’s phone rings a lot these days. There are hedge funds and financial institutions and investors, all curious to know what the German-trained professor thinks.<p>As …