Jason Borseth

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The 2013 Songs of the Summer

<b>This is the second year</b> I've compiled a Songs of the Summer package, but let's be clear: I'm not any closer to believing the entire "Song of the Summer" concept is anything more than a bullshit media construct. Like I said last year, Major League Baseball is seasonal. Music shouldn't be. Yes, there …

The Best Books of Summer 2013

Some cheese, some guns, a bit of sex, a trip to Ireland. It will be a great summer.<p>Some cheese, some guns, a bit of sex, a trip to Ireland. It will be a great summer. <b>PLUS: Read a Short Story by Colum McCann >></b>

Books

The Best Bars in America, 2013

It's a tricky time for bars: are they places to escape reality, or are they places to marvel at how a drink gets made? So, as well as adding to our ever-growing list, we assess the state of things: the bars, the bartenders, the drinkers. Drinking itself.<p>It's a tricky time for bars: are they places …

War

Cellphones Through History: Motorola DynaTAC, iPhone & More (PHOTOS)

It’s the 40th anniversary of the device 6 billion people can’t live without. See its evolution since 1973.<p>Getty (4); AP (1)

The 10 best words the internet has given English

My book Netymology: A Linguistic Celebration of the Digital World is about the stories behind new words. I've been an etymology addict since I was a …

Macro Photos of Insects with Water Droplets on Their Heads

Photographer Dmitriy Yoav Reinshtein shot these wonderful macro photos of insects with water droplets on their heads. The Tel Aviv-based photographer …

Photography

Earth Day Pictures: 20 Stunning Shots of Earth From Space

Auroras, glaciers, and gullies feature among the most stunning pictures of Earth from space, chosen by National Geographic photo editors for Earth Day 2011.

Netflix updates iPad app with new TV show selector interface

Netflix just released its Q1 2013 earnings and the company’s fortunes are looking good. It added four million new subscribers worldwide in its most …

Choosing your own cable menu remains a pipe dream

<i>ROB Insight is a premium commentary product offering rapid analysis of business and economic news, corporate strategy and policy, published throughout the business day. Visit the ROB Insight homepage for analysis available only to subscribers.</i><p>With hearings under way this week that could force …