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PORTLAND, OR—Speaking at an impromptu press conference on her back patio, seventh-grade language-arts teacher Wendy Polonski, 31, announced that the …
Just over a year ago Radamel Falcao walked into a room in Madrid to greet a cluster of schoolboys flown over from Colombia to meet their hero. One of them, a 12-year-old boy who had built his own museum dedicated to the player back at home in Bogotá, was so overcome to see his icon with his own …Superheroes
Two billion cups of coffee are drunk around the world every day and 25 million families rely on growing coffee for a living. Over the past 15 years, consumption of the drink has risen by 43% - but researchers are warning that the world's most popular coffee, Arabica, is under threat.
Although there …Food (UK)
Once among the biggest sources of infants for international adoption, South Korea is stemming the flow. But at a cost
AT JUSARANG Community Church, in …Adoption
If you think the highest-grossing animated movie in U.S. history is The Lion King, or Toy Story, or Frozen, or some other beloved Disney …Shrek
“Well, what are Sweet 16 parties for if not learning the hideous and random injustice of the cosmos?”
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ATLANTA—Explaining it was merely something to occupy his attention throughout the evening, Cleveland Cavaliers head coach David Blatt revealed …Drawing
Thirteen years ago Padraic Whyte did one of the hardest things he has ever had to do: He told his Roman Catholic parents living in rural Ireland that he was gay.
He had waited until he was completely comfortable with himself and his decision. “I knew deep down that they would love me no matter …Gay Rights
Can tech companies be in on the joke if they are the joke?
That question hung in the air on Monday at AT&T Park, home of the San Francisco Giants. Startup investing firm Rothenberg Ventures rented out the stadium for its annual Founder Field Day. It kicked off the event — a high-end picnic for its …Silicon Valley
Earlier this month, a peculiar vehicle appeared on the streets of Manhattan and Brooklyn: a biodiesel-fuelled, reclaimed-wood camper that could have …Patagonia
Metropolitan hot dog vendor Ahmed Mohammed is in hot water—he’s been fired after he was found to be charging tourists $30 for a hot dog. So... when …New York
After the Warriors jumped out to a 16-point lead in the second quarter, it didn’t seem feasible that they’d be forced to make one final stop at the …Stephen Curry
The publisher/publishing platform is rejiggering itself as a social network for readers and writers — and reconsidering some of its publications and ideals in the process.
Late last night, Medium CEO Ev Williams published a blog post about the company’s future. As is often the case when discussing …Writing
Disclaimers: 1) I own a lot of Twitter stock personally and in my funds. 2) I definitely do not speak on behalf of Twitter. 3) I do not have any …Jim Cramer
Residents of and travelers to Portland! Fans of the Trailblazers basketball team! Design nerds!
Your big day has finally arrived.
The Portland Airport …Flying
Powerful, challenging, and teeming with wisdom, these commencement addresses will inspire anyone who reads them—not just graduating seniors.
Steve …David Foster Wallace
Our pilot, David Kunkel, asked me to retrieve his oxygen bottle from under my seat, and when I handed it to him he gripped the plastic breathing tube …Colorado
1984 was a grim year for the San Francisco Giants. The team finished dead last, losing 96 games. But no one had as nightmarish a time as Wayne Doba. That season, the 33-year-old actor was selected to play the club's first mascot, the "Crazy Crab".
Jeff Gross/Getty Images for Texas Motor …30 for 30
At the heart of the competition between native apps and the web is a question: When can you tolerate the wait?
With native apps, you need to wait five …Small Business
The Internet has burned this month with commentary about women’s alleged new interest in the soft, doughy “dad bod.”
If you’re like us, you’ve said: “Are we even sure exactly what kind of bods dads have? Seth Rogen keeps being cited as a ‘dad bod’ archetype, and he doesn’t even have children. I’m …Seth Rogen
Cavaliers center Timofey Mozgov never let early NBA notoriety define him, and the steady work ethic he’s displayed since arriving from Russia has LeBron James on the verge of another trip to the Finals
Timofey Mozgov somehow crammed all 7 feet and 1 inch of himself into a booth tucked away in the …Cleveland Cavaliers
What happens to light when it hits the Sun?
The Sun absorbs all the light that hits it. How long is it trapped?
If a photon of light …Astronomy
If you ever want to watch 45 seconds of baseball magic, I direct you to this 1981 This Week in Baseball feature on Yankees relief pitcher Dave LaRoche. In the clip, LaRoche describes an at-bat against Brewers slugger Gorman Thomas: “Bob Lemon had just become the manager,” the veteran left-hander …Baseball
A bloody shootout involving rival motorcycle gangs at a bar in Waco, Texas, left nine people dead on Sunday. Some 170 others were arrested after the …Gangs
A mathematician describes how his rights were apparently violated during a trip to Washington, D.C.
Earlier this year, Aaron Heuser of Eugene, Oregon, had to travel to Washington, D.C. The trip had two purposes: The 37-year-old mathematician was officially leaving his job at National Institutes of …Amtrak