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insta files friday: totally rad illustrators

walk the line.<p>@choleil<p>Soleil Ignacio’s illustrations feel more like the coolest version of a paper doll that you've ever seen rather than just a drawing (yes, they actually seem to come to life). And considering the fashion and beauty lover has created work for NYLON Singapore, you can trust that …

A Gorgeous Guide to Musical Notation

<b>Update:</b> Based on your feedback, Pop Chart Lab has made some tweaks to the poster—check them out at the link below!<p>Do you confuse your demisharps with …

A Lesson In How Teachers Became 'Resented And Idealized'

As students return to school, the national dialogue on controversies surrounding teacher tenure, salaries, the core curriculum, testing and teacher competence will get more fervent.<p>In her new book, <i>The Teacher Wars,</i> Dana Goldstein writes about how teaching became "the most controversial profession …

Fresh Air Weekend: Neil Oxman, The New Pornographers, Dana Goldstein

Fresh Air Weekend <i>highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interviews with writers, filmmakers, actors, and musicians, and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts. This</b> …

Inside the Secret World of a British Undercover Drugs Cop

Neil Woods spent 14 years pretending to be an addict and infiltrating local drug rings in the UK.<p><i>Former undercover drugs cop Neil Woods at his home in Herefordshire, wearing a T-shirt that reads: "Nice people take drugs." Photo by Ian Lloyd.</i><p>During the summer of 1994, amphetamine virgin Neil Woods …

The Pentagon Is Giving Grenade Launchers to Campus Police

With help from the Pentagon, colleges across the United States are buying military-grade weapons, and putting campuses into perpetual lockdown.<p><i>Campus police at Ohio University. Photo via Wikimedia</i><p>In 1968, students at Columbia University staged a mass uprising, joining other college campuses in …

Get an MBA-Equivalent Education with These Free Courses

Want to learn everything you might in an MBA program—without having to pay for the expensive classes? Online learning hub SlideRule has gathered free …

Education

Robin Williams: 1951-2014

Comedian and actor Robin Williams died today at the age of 63. Here are five in-depth interviews with him.<p>Terry Gross talks to Robin Williams, and, …

The Movement to ‘Unschool’ Children

There’s a name for the kind of education Fin and Rye are getting. It’s called unschooling, though Penny and I have never been fond of the term. But …

Loneliness and Solitude: A Reading List

When I moved from a small town in Northern California to Brooklyn, New York in the summer of 2010, I felt the pang of an inarticulable loneliness. …

You’re 16. You’re a Pedophile. You Don’t Want to Hurt Anyone. What Do You Do Now?

There’s no helpline for pedophiles who want treatment before they act. So a teen with a terrible secret had to find his own way to save himself and …

Tag: Edward Snowden

A personal account of the human network behind the leak.<p>Leaking from the inside, leaking from the outside.<p>A conversation with the former head of the …

Edward Snowden: The Untold Story | WIRED

SCROLL DOWN<p>The message arrives on my “clean machine,” a MacBook Air loaded only with a sophisticated encryption package. “Change in plans,” my …

The Most Popular Articles of the Week by Luke Malone, Jelani Cobb, Lewis Lapham, Jason Zengerle, James Bamford

Meet Adam.<p>“What transpired in the streets appeared to be a kind of municipal version of shock and awe.”<p>A profile of Thelonious Monk.<p>How the GOP took …

My Life with Piper: From Big House to Small Screen

The other true story behind ‘Orange Is the New Black’<p><b>By Larry Smith</b><p><b>I was 29 years old</b> and living the dream, or at least my version of it, when …