Elena L. García

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‘The Texas of Canada’ Just Elected A Left-Wing Government

Something pretty crazy happened in Alberta, Canada, last night.<p>The province, known for its prolific oil reserves and strong conservative leanings, …

Por favor, alimente al ‘troll’ para evitar males mayores

<b>Más noticias de:</b> internet, psicología, videojuegos<p>Los trolls de internet tienen una personalidad sádica. / zzathras777<p>Los <i>trolls</i> de internet son malas …

Beat Life: Portrait of a Young Man As a Drummer in New York

Oneida drummer and Man Forever Kid Millions maps his personal journey from college kid with rhythm to one of the city’s avant-garde lynchpins.

Dictadores, ángeles, refugiados: la loca historia de Van Der Graaf Generator

Para acompañar la lectura del artículo, nuestra lista en Spotify:<p>Demasiado cruentos para el <i>rock</i> progresivo, demasiado excesivos para los <i>punks</i>. El …

Sam Prekop of the Sea and Cake on a reissued minimalist classic

Peter Margasak, <i>Reader</i> staff writer<p><b>E.T. Mensah & the Tempos,</b> <b>King of Highlife Anthology</b>This four-CD set of the work of Ghanaian highlife pioneer E.T. …

Emmanuel Bove. Sin salida, por Óscar Brox

<b>La trampa, de Emmanuel Bove (Pasos perdidos)</b> Traducción de Salvador Pernas Riaño | <i>por Óscar Brox</i>La Francia ocupada vivió, desde su inicio hasta su …

Watch Moon Duo Combine Art, Drugs, Books, and Psych Rock

Sacred Bones band Moon Duo launches its European tour with a premiere of the video for "Slow Down Low."<p>Moon Duo “Slow Down Low” (Official Music Video) from Sacred Bones Records on Vimeo.<p>Our editorial office has spent the last few days freaking out over Sacred Bones’ forthcoming re-release of …

Todas las máscaras de Valle-Inclán

Una desmitificadora biografía retrata al gran escritor como estratega de su propio triunfo<p>Hay vidas cuyas leyendas empiezan mucho antes de nacer. La …

Demasiadas historias

01 Abr<p><i>escrito por</i> Sr.Churrero / <i>ingrediente de</i> Francesc Coves<p>Me gusta mirar por la ventanilla del autobús. Es como asomarse al cristal de una pecera. …

ENSAYOS MUSICALES: Somos tan técnicos/as: sobre el arte de escribir canciones

<i>"Turing believes machines think,<br>Turing lies with men,</i><p><i>Therefore machines do not think".</i><p><i>Alan Turing</i><p>La mitología pop cuenta que el encuentro temprano …

The greatest electronic albums of the 1950s and 1960s

<b>The great electronic albums of the 1970s get plenty of kudos – but what of their predecessors?</b><p>Casual accounts of the history of electronic music tend …

Pa(i)sajes | Paisajes de la sci-fi en el siglo XXI: el mañana empieza hoy | Víctor de la Torre

<b>Paisajes de la sci-fi en el siglo XXI: el mañana empieza hoy</b> | por Víctor de la Torre<p>Si bien la Ciencia-Ficción se constituye ya durante el siglo …

From Design to Street Art, 5 Looks Inside Great Creators' Notebooks

<i>A round-up of intimate drawings from Meriwether Lewis, Milton Glaser, Stefan Sagmeister, and other bright minds</i><p>The nature and origin of creativity is the subject of many a theory. But, rather than theorizing about it, wouldn't it be great if we could just lift the lid of a great creative mind and …

Las “frases centauro”: la suma incorrecta de dos mitades correctas

Hay algunas frases que son casi correctas. A veces, en una lectura rápida o distraída, no es fácil detectar dónde está el error, la «costura». <b>Esto es</b> …

The Fanatic Feminist Who Made ‘Monopoly’

The famous boardgame has an equally famous origin myth—poor Depression dad creates game for family—but it turns out the truth is more tortured, and …

Marketing de Contenidos

El Blockchain es una de las palabras más en boga de los últimos tiempos. La cadena de bloques es un concepto que plantea una gran revolución en la …

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

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8 Science-Backed Reasons to Read a (Real) Book

Although more and more people own e-books, it seems safe to say that <i>real</i> books aren’t going anywhere yet. Eighty-eight percent of the Americans who …

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25+ Of The Most Majestic Libraries In The World

Though they are losing ground to the e-book and the audio book, libraries were once central hubs of human intellectual progress. There's something …

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Pretty ugly: Russia’s suburbs lack charm or beauty. All the more reason to celebrate them

How did the anonymous high-rise block become the landscape of inspiration for contemporary Russian visual culture? Anastasiia Fedorova on a new …

How Jessica Mitford Exposed A $48m Scam From America’s Literary Establishment

Jessica Mitford took on the American funeral industry, the California Department of Corrections, and the Ku Klux Klan, but it was her 1970 exposé of …

The Death of Postmodernism And Beyond | Issue 58

Your complimentary articles<p>You’ve read <b>one</b> of your four complimentary articles for this month.<p>You can read four articles free per month. To have …

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La incesante necesidad de la aprobación fotográfica

En muchísimos campos el concepto de la <b>aprobación</b> siempre se muestra como algo inmensamente proporcional a la capacidad positiva que una persona …

Moscow embraces 'hipster Stalinism'

Damien Hirst and David LaChapelle artworks adorn the raw concrete walls. Flair bartenders serve up gem-coloured cocktails. A rotation of Michelin-starred chefs flown in from around the world curate new menus each week.<p>This is Door 19, a pop-up restaurant in a penthouse apartment in Moscow that this …

The smartest cities rely on citizen cunning and unglamorous technology

We are lucky enough to live at a time in which a furious wave of innovation is breaking across the cities of the global south, spurred on both by the blistering pace of urbanisation, and by the rising popular demand for access to high-quality infrastructure that follows in its wake.<p>From Porto …

Jugaad: The Art Of Converting Adversity Into Opportunity

We are entering an Age of Complexity characterized by intensified economic unpredictability, tectonic demographic and technological shifts, and accelerating resource scarcity. Adversity has become the New Normal. When you face adversity you either throw in the towel quickly or keep on fighting the …

Coloring Book For Grown-Ups