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AP: S. Korea covered up mass abuse, killings of 'vagrants'

BUSAN, South Korea (AP) — The 14-year-old boy in the black school jacket stared at his sneakers, his heart pounding, as the policeman accused him of stealing a piece of bread.<p>Even now, more than 30 years later, Choi Seung-woo weeps when he describes all that happened next. The policeman yanked down …

I Didn't "Get" Beyoncé, So I Got Professional Help

Remember that <i>Saturday Night Live</i> sketch where a man — I think it was Andrew Garfield — says something rude about Beyoncé and gets pursued by The Bey-gency? I laughed along with it, though my chuckles contained a nervous edge. You see, I have this terrible and embarrassing secret, one thing that …

Feminism

This is the "Game of Thrones" refresher you need to read before the Season 6 premiere

It’s been almost a year since the end of Season 5 of <i>Game of Thrones.</i> Even though we can remember that knife going into Jon Snow like it was yesterday …

White Debt

The word for debt in German also means guilt. A friend who used to live in Munich mentioned this to me recently. I took note because I’m newly in debt, quite a lot of it, from buying a house. So far, my debt is surprisingly comfortable, and that’s one quality of debt that I’ve been pondering lately …

Rachel Dolezal

Travel, Foreignness, and the Spaces in Between: A Pico Iyer Reading List

Pico Iyer’s travel writing — whether he’s describing a long walk in Kyoto, a jetlag-fueled airport layover, or a quiet moment in a monastery — …

Sleater-Kinney - Bury Our Friends

England

Powerful Illustrations Show Women How To Fight Gender Prejudices

Offensive statements about girls and women are more common than you think. Everyday, females around the world hear rude and abusive words towards …

Gender

28 Fall Weeknight Meals You Can Make in an Hour or Less

From roasted chicken to winter squash pasta, here are 33 quick weeknight meals for fall.<p><b>Pasta, winter squash, roast chicken—fall is the best time for weeknight cooking</b>. Plan your entire week's worth of dinners with these 33 meals, each of which can be made in an hour or less.

Cooking

Top 10 Art Shows This Fall

<i>Mariam Suhail, "Vase Of Flowers," 2014.</i><p>Now that the fall art season is well underway, we've picked the Top 10 global art shows to see this season.<p><b>1. Alexandre Singh, "The Chorus" Galerie Art : Concept, Paris, September 6-October 18</b><p>"The Chorus" is part of a larger, three-act theatrical project that …

Daibo Dreamed of Coffee

It sounds like white noise, a gentle static barely perceptible over the din of Tokyo traffic that flashes by two floors below. But as you sit there …

Letters to a Young Artist: Anna Deavere Smith on Confidence and What Self-Esteem Really Means

<i>“Character — the willingness to accept responsibility for one’s own life — is the source from which self-respect springs,”</i> Joan Didion wrote in her timeless meditation on self-respect. But how can character be cultivated in such a way as to foster that prized form of personal dignity, along with …

Advice from Artists on How to Overcome Creative Block, Handle Criticism, and Nurture Your Sense of Self-Worth

<i>“Inspiration is for amateurs — the rest of us just show up and get to work,”</i> Chuck Close scoffed. <i>“A self-respecting artist must not fold his hands on the pretext that he is not in the mood,”</i> Tchaikovsky admonished. <i>“Show up, show up, show up, and after a while the muse shows up, too,”</i> Isabel Allende …

The Best of Brain Pickings 2013 – Brain Pickings

Reflections on how to keep the center solid as you continue to evolve.<p>“Imagine immensities, don’t compromise, and don’t waste time.” A spectacular illustrated-essay-turned-commencement-address.<p>“Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get — only with what you are expecting to give — …

On a Beam of Light: The Story of Albert Einstein, Illustrated by the Great Vladimir Radunsky

Given my soft spot for picture-book and graphic-novel accounts of famous lives, including Charles Darwin, Julia Child, Hunter S. Thompson, Richard Feynman, Ella Fitzgerald, and Steve Jobs, I was instantly taken with <b>On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein</b> (<i>public library</i>). Written by <b>Jennifer</b> …

To Get A Letter, Send A Letter; Where To Find A Pen Pal

Much like s.e. discusses in ou's piece on letter writing, I, too, was a prolific letter writer, once upon a time. When we lived overseas, sending mail into the great international stream of post was the only way to really tell people that even though I was in tropical paradise, I was still thinking …

Time I

Digital Photography by Kate Maldonado

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Awkward Greeting Cards by Emily McDowell

Psychedelic Pop Art by Steven Wilson

xoFood: Winter 1-Pot Meals, Unauthentic Chinese Food Edition

Some meals seem to have a season. Gazpacho or cold sushi in the middle of summer are deeeelightful. Caramel apples whisper "fall" into your ear. In the coldest parts of winter, is there anything more comforting than digging into a bowl of chili or hearty sauce?<p>Sometimes, I suspect that throwing …

Food & Dining

A New Free eBook Every Month from the University of Chicago Press

Here's a little tip. Every month the University of Chicago Press lets you download a free ebook. If you go to this page, you can put your name on an …

30 Sqm Apartment In Brazil With A Practical Layout And A Comfortable Interior [Video]

30 square meters is hardly enough space for a single person to feel comfortable in. It’s not even close to what most people consider to be the ideal …

How You Can Repurpose An Embroidery Hoop – 16 Creative Ideas

If you’re the type that enjoys occupying any free time with fun DIY projects, then I’m sure you’ve at least once looked around you and tried to find …

Crafting

36 Ways To Stay Organized With DIY Jewelry Holders

<b>Keeping jewelry organized</b> is a real challenge. If you mix everything up the necklaces will get tangled and you’ll have a hard time finding the piece …

Zippered Pencil Case Tutorial

See my full disclosure policy here.<p>Are you looking for a fast, last-minute Christmas gift? Try this zippered pencil case. This is easily …