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What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Religion

What Louis Armstrong Really Thinks

On October 31, 1965, Louis (Satchmo) Armstrong gave his first performance in New Orleans, his home town, in nine years. As a boy, he had busked on street corners. At twelve, he marched in parades for the Colored Waif’s Home for Boys, where he was given his first cornet. But he had publicly …

How an Autistic Child Found an Important Connection with Disney Films

In the latest New York Times Magazine, Ron Suskind explores how his autistic son Owen found a voice through the lessons and sidekicks in Disney …

Beauty and the Beast

The Reckoning

The father of the Sandy Hook killer searches for answers.<p>In Peter Lanza’s new house, on a secluded private road in Fairfield County, Connecticut, is an attic room overflowing with shipping crates of what he calls “the stuff.” Since the day in December, 2012, when his son Adam killed his own mother, …

The 100 Funniest Things in the History of the Internet

GQ's absolutely scientific, utterly rigorous, completely definitive list of the best videos, sites, feeds, articles, people, hoas, and memes in the entire history of the Internet<p>*Not, like, the entire history of the Internet. More like the history of the Internet back to 1993, when our parents got …

When a Child Becomes Aware of Death and Mortality

The following is from Rachael Maddux, who wrote about contemplating the idea of death and mortality at a young age. Maddux wrote this essay for The …

Hair Growth

A Dining Room Goes From Spare and White to Lively and Colorful

From spare to bold.<p>Shanan Campanaro of Eskayel gives us a step-by-step look at how she updated her plain white dining room.