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Being Nice Isn’t Really So Awful

The sensation of the literary Internet last week was a long essay published on Gawker by the Web site’s features editor, Tom Scocca. It is, Scocca makes clear at the outset, nothing at all like the short, newsy posts typical of Gawker. Scocca describes himself as the kind of person who re-reads …

Ghost Army: The Inflatable Tanks That Fooled Hitler

The Allies saved thousands of lives by embracing the artistry of war.<p>These props -- "advanced technology" as advanced technology -- were amazingly effective, doing what all good theater props will: setting a believable scene. The Ghost Army, some 1,100 men in all, ended up staging more than twenty …