Nina Bright

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The Wall Street Journal Is Hiring a Mansions Reporter, Because Guess Who Won the Recovery

FLOTUS to meet on food pitches

First Lady Michelle Obama will meet with major players in the food industry, entertainment business and public health next week to revisit a politically controversial issue: the marketing of food and beverages to children.<p>The last time the administration left it up to industry to make strides on …

Egypt hit by pro and anti-Mohammed Morsi protests

<b>Supporters and opponents of Egypt's ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi have clashed during protests a day after a state of emergency was extended by two months.</b><p>The pro-Morsi demonstrations called by the Muslim Brotherhood appeared to be bigger than in recent weeks.<p>One person was killed and at …

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Synthetic Marijuana Prompts Colorado Health Investigation

More than 150 people are now believed to have been sickened by synthetic marijuana in Colorado, which legalized recreational use of real pot last November. Three people may have died.<p>State and federal investigators are scrambling to identify the exact source of the illnesses. The state health …

N.J. boardwalk fire nearly contained; cause unknown

Gov. Chris Christie said tragedy won't destroy efforts to rebuild.<p>ASBURY PARK, N.J. — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie vowed on Friday that the state will rebuild -- for a second time -- portions of the Seaside Park and Seaside Heights boardwalk destroyed by fire a day earlier.<p>Much of the iconic …

Flipboard for Educators

Inside Flipboard / August 29, 2013<p>As students and teachers head back to school all over the country, we wanted to share some ideas on how Flipboard …

The Week in Review: Rising Tensions in Syria

Inside Flipboard / August 30, 2013<p>Syria’s unstable and weak regime has created a two-year long turmoil, causing more than 100,000 casualties and …

The conservative crackup: How the Republican Party lost its mind

<b>(AP/Isaac Brekken)</b><p>How a major, diverse political party became so dependent on the Tea Party’s narrow range of strident voices<p>Kim Messick<p>August 31, 2013 10:30am (UTC)<p>In a recent article, I argued that the Republican Party has been captured by a faction whose political psychology makes it highly …

Here’s why India is never going to be safe for women

A few days ago, after news of the sexual assault case in Mumbai broke out, someone on Twitter said something that got me thinking. A female resident of Mumbai, presumably, lashed out after seeing the umpteenth tweet asking women in Mumbai to “take care” and “be safe.”<p>Enough of this patronizing …

Go Ahead, Mess With Texas Instruments

Why educational technologies should be more like graphing calculators and less like iPads. An Object Lesson.<p>Last year, while cleaning out the basement of my childhood home, I discovered a plastic storage bin marked "Calcusoft." Inside were piles of notebooks filled with sketches, storyboards, and …

How Marvel's superheroes found the magic to make us all true believers

Marvel Comics revolutionised the superhero genre in the 1960s with comic book characters such as Spider-Man, Thor, Iron Man and the Hulk. Colourfully costumed adventurers who fought criminals and alien monsters primarily on the streets of New York City, and who, despite their incredible …

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Characters Take Turns Robbing a Bank - "Next Please"

The Best Of The Internet's Reaction To Obama's Plans To Bomb Syria

The memes are running 10-1 against, Mr. President.

Fringe Factor: Penn. Health Dept. Says Gays Are Like 12 Year Olds

Gay couples should be treated like children under the law and more clever ideas from our fearless political leaders.<p><b>Pennsylvania: Gay Couples Have</b> …

The Wind Rises – Venice 2013: first look review

Hayao Miyazaki, the master craftsman of hand-drawn animation, comes bumping into Venice with The Wind Rises, a gorgeous yet ultimately frustrating tribute to the Japanese airplane designer Jiro Horikoshi. Here is a film with a clean outline and a foggy centre. I wanted to love it, tried to love it …