Katie Shackleton

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13 INSANE Headlines That Will Make You Scream

We all know the news is filled with tons of bogus stories, but sometimes you come across a headline so fucking bizarre you just can't help but …

The Algorithmic Democracy

AI is changing how we think, debate, and choose.<p>The day before the election, as millions of Americans were feeling confident that the vast majority of the country shared their opinions, a pair of researchers at the University of Southern California Information Sciences Institute published a paper …

The Colonial Origins of Conservation: The Disturbing History Behind US National Parks

Yosemite National Park. Beginning with the 1864 Yosemite Grant Act, Native Americans were evicted from almost all US park lands. (Photo: Tamara …

The Week Democracy Died: Seven Days in July That Changed the World as We Know It

There are years, decades even, in which history slows to a crawl. Then there are weeks that are so eventful that they seem to mark the dissolution of …

Political Science

These Apps Will Make You Enjoy Traveling Even More

<i>Image credit: Work Hard Anywhere/Julián Cárdenas Guevara.</i><p>For the last 20 months, I have been traveling and working as a digital nomad. I'm extremely grateful for the technology and apps that make my everyday life so much easier and my journey more enjoyable.<p>Today I'd like to share with you 10 great …

Apps

Hand Lettering 2.0: Master the Art of Drawing Flowers and Flourishes

If you dove into our guide on the basics of hand lettering, you've probably started practicing writing the whole alphabet from front to back. And you …

51 Of The Most Powerful Pieces Of Advice From Books

"And now that you don't have to be perfect, you can be good." —John Steinbeck<p>2. "Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity or registering wrongs."<p>—<i>Jane Eyre</i>, Charlotte Brontë"<p>Suggested by khlaw1993<p>3. "Never forget what you are, for surely the world will not. Make it your …

Literature

The good, the bad and the ugly of aerial photography – part 2: aircraft

In the previous article I talked about some of the advantages of aerial photography. Now we'll talk about some logistics, starting with the aircraft. …