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The Wall Street Journal's Trump problem

Dozens have left the paper in the past year and interviews with current and ex-staffers show outrage over pressure from management to normalize Trump<p>On Monday 13 February, just over three weeks after Donald Trump’s inauguration, the Wall Street Journal’s editor-in-chief Gerry Baker held a town-hall …

Journalism

The Top 5 Longreads of the Week | Longreads | Apr. 29, 2016

Our favorite stories of the week, featuring, The New Yorker, GQ, n+1, RogerEbert.com, and California Sunday.

How They Disappeared: A Reading List | Longreads | Apr. 10, 2016

Disappearance takes many forms. It can be self-imposed (going off the grid), a medical metaphor (dementia, amnesia or Alzheimer’s) or an act of …

Amnesia

Farmer's Felt Wallets by Postalco

Even the most exuberant pieces produced by Postalco carry a quiet elegance, and much of this pertains to the brand's use of top-tier materials. For years now, founder Mike Abelson has experimented with premium leathers, pressed cottons and Japanese papers. Along the way, Abelson and his brand have …

Archives

A Journey to the Medical Netherworld

One day in early December, not so many years ago, my nine-year-old daughter caught sight of herself in the mirror at daycare, and noticed her face …

Mind

Out Here, No One Can Hear You Scream - The Huffington Post

On an early Friday morning in late June 2006, Cheyenne Szydlo, a 33-year-old Arizona wildlife biologist with fiery red hair, drove to the Grand Canyon’s South Rim to meet the river guide who would be taking her along the 280 miles of the Colorado River that coursed a mile below. She was excited. …

In the Land of Missing Persons

Two families, two bodies, and a wilderness of secrets<p>They found what was left of him in the spring of 2014. Firefighters battling a huge blaze on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula first spotted a boot in the dirt. Then they noticed some bones scattered across a wide grassy area. Fire crews in Alaska are …

These People Aren't Criminals, But They Volunteered to Go to Jail for '60 Days In'

Jail isn't supposed to be a pretty place. Often, it gets downright ugly.<p>As Barbra and Zac entered the Clark County Jail in Jeffersonville, Indiana, …

Tepui Tents' Gear Bags

With their line of rooftop tents, Santa Cruz-based company Tepui have made it easy to fulfill childhood dreams of sleeping in a treehouse-like setting—casual car campers can even directly rent one of their rugged models for a memorable weekend excursion. Wanting luggage as durable as their tents, …

Home Depot

ZTE's latest Android projector is basically a tablet

ZTE's Android projectors have often seemed like answers to a question no one asked, but the company <i>might</i> have found an audience with the newly unveiled Spro Plus. The device combines a 500-lumen projector with an Android-based control system that includes an 8.4-inch AMOLED screen, a Snapdragon 801 …

Olderbrother's AW15 Collection: "Enthusiasm and Naps"

by Adrienne So<p>Olderbrother, the new clothing line started by Portland, Oregon-based designer Bobby Bonaparte and LA-based Max Kingery, has a whimsical, minimalist aesthetic that is partly influenced by the duo's fascination with Japanese design and partly by their sly, irreverent attitude towards …

Clothing

Digital Trends for 2016

Lists: I love them. Especially at this time of year. So here is one of the many lists I've written in anticipation of 2016. This one is for when a client asks me, "what's going to happen in digital?". Steal liberally!<p><b>1. Tech grows up.</b> 2016 will be the year the tech industry is dragged kicking and …

Page Views Don't Matter Anymore—But They Just Won't Die

The page view is a zombie. For years, everyone has been saying it is no longer a meaningful way to measure online popularity. But the publishers who …

How to Connect With Influencers on Social Media

Do you want to get the attention of influencers? Looking for ways to connect with them on social media? Building relationships with the right …

Public Relations

Why Fascism is Rising Again (And What You Can Learn From It)

We thought it was gone forever. We were wrong. Here’s why.<p>Here’s a tiny thought. If I’d told you last Christmas that the leading contender for …

The 24 Best Fiction Books Of 2015

These are the novels and short story collections that we absolutely loved in 2015. (Ranked in no particular order.)

5 Visual Content Tools to Boost Engagement

Do want to create stronger visual content for your social channels? Looking for tools to help? A number of budget-friendly tools make it easy to …

Infographics

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Public School + Tumi Pre-Fall Backpack and Tote

Following up their successful Fall 2015 collaboration, fashion innovator Public School and design-forward travel and lifestyle accessory brand TUMI have released their Pre-Fall 2016 capsule collection. Designed as part of Public School's first-ever international runway show, where we first spied …

Shopping

Box Office October Scare: Why So Many Movies Bombed

A glut of adult dramas opening nationwide resulted in carnage and were all overshadowed by 'The Martian'; commercial offerings 'Pan' and 'Crimson …

Tears and Terror: The Disturbing Final Years of Mickey Rooney

He was one of Hollywood's greatest actors, someone whose estate could have been worth hundreds of millions when he died in summer 2014. Instead, he …

Dark Matter

The Dipper Audio Necklace by Tinsel

While the world is in no short supply of quality headphones, there's nothing quite like The Dipper—a debut product from design firm Tinsel. It's an all-in-one luxury audio necklace aimed at avoiding tangles and stowing integrated earbuds away conveniently when not in use. Oftentimes, wearables …

Consumer Tech

Wove Band

Most smart watches thus far have tried to mimic the design of traditional timepieces. The Wove Band says to hell with all that, instead using Polyera …

Yahoo Wants to Be a Real New Media Company—But It’s a Mess

Author: Julia Greenberg. Julia Greenberg Business<p>Date of Publication: 09.11.15.<p>Time of Publication: 6:07 pm. 6:07 pm<p>Remember Yahoo? The dotcom 1.0 …

This Professor Can Teach Anyone Calculus Using These Simple, Beautiful Animations

Calculus: A word that triggers involuntary fear spasms in the best of us. But the days of slogging through tedious textbook derivatives are over, if …

Thermo-Pot

If the old school Thermos you used to tote to school saw a modern upgrade, it might look something like the Black + Blum Thermo-Pot. Holding up to 17 …

The future of getting high? Mood-altering wearable technology | Features

Now, It's Personal: The Epic, Inside Drama Behind the New Hollywood Agency Wars

The heads of the major talent agencies speak publicly about possible IPOs, poaching and rumors of private-equity discord as THR reveals the …