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Spy Chief: We Should’ve Told You We Track Your Calls

The government still considers its call data to be a state secret, but the Director of National Intelligence says Washington should have acknowledged …

The 11 best street foods worth blowing your diet over

You’re on holiday abroad exploring a local market. Suddenly an enticing aroma encircles you and makes you turn your head to find the source. There’s a long queue of hungry people looking jealously at people walking away munching on something delicious-looking. What are they eating? Maybe you should …

Food & Dining

Italy by the slice: a guide to Italy's regional pizzas

Olympic debates may keep piazzas across Italy buzzing most summer nights, but only until the pizza arrives. Silence falls as diners rip into the hot crust, hastily blow on scorched fingers, then dig right in again. UNESCO is considering Italy's 2011 request to grant World Heritage status to pizza, …

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New York City food trucks: a new way to bite the Big Apple

New York City's iconic hot dog carts are sharing increasingly crowded curbs with high-end food trucks dishing up Belgian waffles, Korean barbecue, gourmet whoopie pies and new interpretations of American classics. New York street food has evolved beyond the traditional $2 pizza slice, bagel with</i> …

Food Trucks

The world's most unusual beaches

Candy sands, disappearing waves, transformed trolls - if life's a beach, these are its strangest days. These 10 beaches from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Sights</i> might not all be swimmable, but they are all extraordinary.<p>1. Bowling Ball Beach, California<p>Compared to green sand or vanishing tides, …

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More GF6 image samples...

If you want to see more image samples taken with the new GF6 than check out these links at Photographyblog, Hybridcams, Focus Numerique, Dkamera and …

Pipeburn

The 577-horsepower 2014 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG takes 3.9 seconds to go 0-60 mph. That makes it only 0.1 seconds slower than the new 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Z51. More -> http://bit.ly/12GTH7a

2013 Goodwood Festival of Speed Photos: Friday

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Bomb suspect claims he, brother acted alone

Suspect tells investigators that he and his brother learned to build bombs over the Internet.<p>BOSTON -- Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the Boston Marathon bombing suspect, has told investigators that the deadly plot was self-contained, involving only he and his brother and did not enlist the aid of terrorists …

How to Enjoy Poetry

<i>“True poetic practice implies a mind so miraculously attuned and illuminated that it can form words, by a chain of more-than coincidences, into a living entity,”</i> <b>Edward Hirsch</b> advised in his directive on how to read a poem. But how, exactly, does one cultivate such “true poetic practice”? In an …

This Explains Everything: 192 Thinkers on the Most Elegant Theory of How the World Works

Every year since 1998, intellectual impresario and <i>Edge</i> editor <b>John Brockman</b> has been posing a single grand question to some of our time’s greatest thinkers across a wide spectrum of disciplines, then collecting the answers in an annual anthology. Last year’s answers to the question <b>“What scientific</b> …

Prospero’s Precepts: 11 Rules for Critical Thinking from Some of Humanity’s Greatest Minds

It’s been argued that Shakespeare changed everything. Yet even if this is true, it’s true of the literature we consider Shakespeare’s legacy — which, it turns out, might not be Shakespeare’s after all. So holds the Authorship Question — the age-old debate about whether or not a single man we refer …

National Poetry Month: W.H. Auden

To celebrate National Poetry Month, <i>The New York Review</i> throughout April will be posting poems and articles by poets and critics whose work in the …

10 Things To Know About Kickstarting a Book

<i>By Rebecca Joines Schinsky and Jeff O’Neal, editors of Book Riot</i><p>Last summer, we ran a Kickstarter campaign to fund the writing, editing, printing, and distribution of <i>Start Here: Read Your Way Into 25 Amazing Authors</i>. We met our campaign goal of $25,000 dollars and completed and delivered the books …

Health Care: The New American Sadism

The good man understands what is right,<br>the bad man understands profit. <br>—Confucius<p>You may have already read or heard about Steven Brill’s excellent, …

Homunculism

How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed<p>by Ray Kurzweil<p>Viking, 336 pp., $27.95<p>According to <i>Wikipedia</i>, Ray Kurzweil is an<p>American …

The Future is Uncertain. It's Time to Start Asking the Right Questions.

Asking questions is essential to learning. That was an essential lesson from one of history's first great teachers, Socrates. Or, as the wise Rabbi …

Albert Einstein on Individual Liberty, Without Which There Would Be ‘No Shakespeare, No Goethe, No Newton’

We recently posted a rare audio recording of Albert Einstein reading his essay, "The Common Language of Science." Today we have a similarly rare …

A Writer's Guide to Types of Publishing Companies

A Writer’s Guide to Types of Publishing Companies<p>Posted by Melissa Donovan on March 23, 2017 ·<p>A guide to various types of publishing …

5 Ways To Try A New Writing Style

<i>by Writer's Relief staff:</i><p>As writers, most of us would admit to sometimes stifling our own potential because we’re afraid to fail at something new. In fact, most people can say that about their lives in general. But, because we are creative people, we have to expect more of ourselves than the status …

The Thrill of Proust’s Handwriting

The first time I saw Proust’s bedroom, in the Musée Carnavalet, in Paris—a tiny tableau cordoned off by a chain, lined in cork, and crammed with undistinguished, illogically placed furniture—I was struck more than anything by the modesty of the bed. Proust famously preferred to write in bed, and, …

What is Character Development?

I remember back when cameras had something inside them called film that you had to get developed. For those of you college-aged or younger, that’s …

10 Writing Exercises to Break You Out of Your Creative Rut

Writing exercises that will help you surprise yourself and the reader<p><b>You don’t have to be suffering from writer’s block to feel like you’re in a</b> …

Writing Contests: When to Enter, When to Run

Writers have a love-hate relationship with contests. Some people adore them, eager to submit regularly, and others back away, fearful of potential …