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Poets & Writers Theater

“I was thinking what would happen if someone was as much of a recluse as I am, maybe more, but is not a writer?” Rabih Alameddine talks about writer …

LGBTQI

Suicide trial verdict could set precedent on role of texts

Michelle Carter wasn't with Conrad Roy III when he killed himself three years ago. But through a series of text messages and phone calls that encouraged the teen to end his life, Carter participated in his suicide.<p>A Massachusetts judge found Carter guilty of involuntary manslaughter, a decision …

Booz Allen Hamilton Says It Is Under Federal Investigation

Booz Allen Hamilton, the vast United States contractor at the center of recent high-profile disclosures of classified information, said Thursday that it was under criminal and civil investigation for possible billing irregularities.<p>The consulting company said on its website that the Justice …

To Make Buildings More Sustainable, Put Water Pipes on the Outside

A design model from two Carnegie Mellon students couples environmental conservation with a striking aesthetic.<p>Residential water pipes are often overlooked as a key component of urban infrastructure, with the ongoing Flint water crisis serving as perhaps the most egregious example. One major factor …

Edgar Allan Poe: the master of horror writing

<b>The Murders In The Rue Morgue by Edgar Allan Poe, considered to be the first modern detective story, was published in the USA on April 20, 1841. In this article, first published in January 2009, author Joanne Harris celebrates the psychological complexity of his Gothic tales.</b><p>I first became …

17 award-winning editorial cartoons from 2015 everyone should see

Ohman, a staff cartoonist, won the 2016 "Editorial Cartooning" Pulitzer Prize.<p>"His drawings ranged from the bold to the masterfully understated. His touching statement on the day the US Supreme Court legalized marriage equality is a cartoon that will echo for years," wrote Joyce Terhaar, executive …

Pulitzer Prize

The Unstoppable Aliette de Bodard Smashes the British Science Fiction Awards

Aliette de Bodard just became the first person to win both the fiction categories at the British Science Fiction Awards. She won Best Novel for her …

Inspirational writing advice from Louisa May Alcott and 26 other great women authors

Buddy Guy to launch Tel Aviv Blues Festival

LEGENDARY AMERICAN blues guitarist Buddy Guy. (photo credit: JOSH CHEUSE)<p>X<p>Dear Reader,<br>As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post …

Photographer captures the wild and dangerous streets of New York City in the 1970s

New York City in the 1970s was a wild and dangerous place. After peaking in population in 1950, the city began to feel the effects of large-scale …

Russia looks to buy five dolphins with perfect teeth and killer instinct

Government website reveals plan to revive Soviet-era use of marine mammals for combat operations<p>Russia’s defence ministry is looking to buy five dolphins, the government has revealed, as the country strives to revive its Soviet-era use of sea mammals for military tasks.<p>The military has opened the …

Marine Mammals

IKEA-Style Home Can Be Built in 4 Days Using Only a Screwdriver

French architecture firm Multipod Studio has come up with a revolutionary housing prototype – the PopUp House. This unique dwelling comes in the form …

Analysing Mario Balotelli's Early-Season Form for AC Milan

When Mario Balotelli was brought back to AC Milan on loan at the end of the summer transfer window, eyes rolled.<p>The mercurial forward has talent out of the ears. He might be most naturally gifted striker in the Italian player pool. But the 25-year-old has always been held back by maturity …